Re: GM&O and A&WP colors

Steve and Barb Hile

At one time, Oddball's decals had a nice set of Farmall decals.
Steve Hile

From: [] On Behalf Of D. Scott Chatfield
Sent: Tuesday, April 14, 2020 10:29 AM
Subject: [RealSTMFC] GM&O and A&WP colors

My friend Joe Sullivan asked me the following:

1.  What color were GM&O flat cars in 1952 - 1954 time period?  The 42' 50T "USRA-ish" ones.

2.  I am assuming that A&WP flat cars and GA RR gondolas (specifically the ones rebuilt from flat cars) of that period were freight car brown (Langley Jr., Hanson & Silcox won't argue) .  Does anyone here dissent?  Does anyone dissent from assumption that the GA/A&WP freight car brown resembled the L&N color, except maybe a bit more LIGHT brownish that pure oxide red?

3. Does anyone know or a photo of one of the few CofGa 40' 1937 door-and-a-half boxcars with SUPERIOR doors?

4.  There's an online rumor of the existence of HO scale Farmall tractor decals.  Does such a thing actually exist??


Scott Chatfield

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