Re: Santa Fe rebuilt boxcar roof color


charles slater
 

Fenton you have it correct. The roofs were coated with black car cement with dark red granules sprinkled into the wet cement for better traction, the roof walks were the same color as the sides and ends.
Charlie Slater
Bakersfield, Ca. 
 

To: STMFC@...
From: STMFC@...
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:03:15 -0400
Subject: RE: [STMFC] Santa Fe rebuilt boxcar roof color

 
Í agree!

Quoting "'Nelson Moyer' ku0a@... [STMFC]" :

> Isn?t is bit extreme to buy a book so you can get the roof color
> right on one or two freight cars? Why not just answer his question? I
> would if I know the answer.
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> Nelson Moyer
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> From: STMFC@... [mailto:STMFC@...]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 11:40 AM
> To: STMFC@...
> Subject: Re: [STMFC] Santa Fe rebuilt boxcar roof color
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> SANTA FE PAINTING BOOK YOU CAN BUY GO TO THE WEB SITE STORE
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> http://www.atsfrr.com/index.shtml
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> On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 9:15 AM, srrfan1401@...
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> I need help here. I know not much about Santa Fe painting schemes
> for freight cars. It is my understanding that the boxcar roofs were
> a black color. And that the roof walks were roughly the same color
> as the car body itself. Again, I don't know but am getting ready to
> paint my last car for Cocoa the ATSF Bx-28 and I would love to show
> up and not have everybody pointing at the car and chuckling, ...they
> usually do that anyway! ;>)
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> Thanks in advance
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> Fenton Wells
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> Thomas j Cataldo
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