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My notes say it's not a PFE reefer with the NP reefer, but an
But I don't know where I came up with that... But PFE and MDT
pretty close in any case.
On 9/27/2019 2:06 AM, Fred Jansz wrote:
Found the answer:
"The slogan came into use in 1947 early in the production
of the R-40-23 clones.
The first 30 or 40 of the NP cones were delivered
without the slogan, while the rest were
delivered with them".
About the color;
Looks like the 'North Coast Ltd'-car is a 1950
R25-clone with slightly more orangish-yellow
and RED ends & blk roof.
NP might have switched from yellow on the R23's to more
orange on the R25's?
The IM picture IMHO is a bit too bright, but this could
be light conditions.
Later IM cars I've seen are less bright, but these could
be the R25 clones w. NC slogan
I ran the prototype pictures through Photoshop and you
can see #72 is brighter than the later R25 clones (the white of
the Nomad logo being the reference).
That said, the PFE car at right is defenitely orange.
cheers, Fred Jansz
npin53: thanks for posting that gorgeous picture!
Ran it through Photoshop and now have my doubts about the roof
Ends yes, defenitely, but roof seems red to me... compared to
the black ends.