Re: Amarillo Railroad Museum FW&D Covered Hopper
While we are talking about color does anyone have a paint match for the FW,&D hopper? Several steps did not survive my fat fingers.
Thanks for any help.
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From: gary laakso <vasa0vasa@...>
Date: 7/18/22 1:11 PM (GMT-10:00)
Subject: [RealSTMFC] Amarillo Railroad Museum FW&D Covered Hopper
The two models arrived and are visual delights, though unlike the InterMountain CB&Q version of these covered hoppers, the roof is not black. The wonderful article by Ed Hawkins about these cars in the Railway Prototype Cyclopedia, Volume 30 , describes these covered hoppers: “The sides, ends. Slope sheets and AB brake parts received miner red paint. Black car cement was applied to the roof, hopper bottoms and outlets. The trucks were also black. “ p.97
Any suggestions for a Tru Color black to represent black car cement?
Northwest of Mike Brock