Re: State of Maine blue white and red


mwbauers
 

On May 14, 2015, at 2:49 AM, Mike Bauers wrote:

Here's something to consider.......

I was looking at 'our' 4-truck, depressed center flatcars earlier at work. 'PHMX' series. Ten years or less ago they were bright TrailerTrain like yellows. 

Now they are faded, very chalky looking, almost a pale yellow-flesh color.

https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3822/9260237180_e38b1194c4_z.jpg

http://condrenrails.com/Recent-Trains/images-93/PHMX-4411-Tulsa-OK-9-10-11-2.jpg

http://condrenrails.com/Recent-Trains/images-93/PHMX-4411-Tulsa-OK-9-10-11-1.jpg

http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=2160616

http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=3056451

http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=3056418

http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=3418520

http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=1155497

Are you going to go for brand new, or a car with a bit of experience in its appearance? ........ or how about one new one and one with more time on it?



On May 14, 2015, at 1:59 AM, Tim O'Connor wrote:

> 
> I think I'll stick with George Bishop's colors ...
> 
> AP- 1 Stencil White
> AP- 4 BAR Blue
> AP-14 NH Socony Red (aka SP Daylight Red, Rock Island Red, ATSF Warbonnet Red, ...)
> 
> Tim O'
> 
> >if you go for a model RR paint.........
> >
> >Scalecoat 1 or 2 ...
> >
> >D&H Blue, S F Blue, B&O Royal Blue, Conrail Blue, C&O Blue, .... Even, dare I say it??? .... Boston & Maine Blue 
> >
> >Best to ya...
> >Mike Bauers
> 

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