Re: Lettering requirements
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I am looking for the actual set of lettering alphabet / punctuation / numbers not placement on cars. Normally they are dimensioned differently for small to large lettering.
I’ve got sets for UP, ATSF, SP and other roads and a long time ago using Budd drawings made up the “Zephyr Font” that was the basis for Micro-Scale and other renditions of that style lettering.
What I am looking for is the ARA Standard Railroad Roman type lettering that apparently the CB&Q used as the basis for their hand lettered and stenciled lettering on freight cars as no reference to a CB&Q drawing has turned up so far.
Speaking of lettering, does anyone have ARA standard lettering drawings?
Some CB&Q L&P drawings reference them instead of CB&Q alpha and numeric drawings.