Re: How Many chalk Marks????

Richard Hendrickson

Pete Reinhold enquired about chalk marks:

The weekend is here and I'm putting some of Sunshines' chalk markings on
some cars. I've noted that on the Shineshine flyers that there are often
more than a half dozen chalk marks on the side of a car. Is this for real?
I've dug through my limited collection of photos and can find at most 3
chalk mark on the side of a car.

Now I'm not saying that anybody is wrong here. I'm just looking to do
the job right the first time. Is there some average range of chalk marks I
should shoot for
I agree entirely with Tim O'Connor's response on this subject: it all
depends. I have photos of cars, especially from the 1930s and '40s, where
as many as 20 or 30 separate chalk marks are visible, but on other cars
chalk markings were much less in evidence - though most cars had at least a

Richard H. Hendrickson
Ashland, Oregon 97520

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