On 11/20/12 2:24 PM, Anthony Thompson wrote:
Rod Miller wrote:
In the 1950s in Nevada, where my SP freight carrying layout is set,The alternating colors only appear in 1956-1958; see this link:
the license plate format was a one or two letter prefix identifying
the county, then a number. The plates were replaced every year,
with the background and letter colors of silver and blue
alternating each year.
It looks like the letter prefix(es) didn't appear until 1956. In my
modeling year, 1953, Nevada had yellow characters on a black or dark
green background (not sure which).
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Thanks Tony. My recollection was way off.