Re: NYC box car decals

Jerry <jrs060@...>

--- In, Ted Culotta <tculotta@s...> wrote:
"Also, the paint data triangles
appear to be something that came with the Gothic lettering schemes.
this correct or did they appear sooner?"

Ted, the photos that I quickly looked at show that the Paint
Data Triangles definitely do pre-date the Gothic lettering. I have
them going back at least to 1951, but I suspect that they may even
go back to the very late 1940's. Perhapes the good Mr. English
up in New York state can help use here.

Seasons Greeting To All, and
a Happy New Year (let's hope
we get many new "correct" freight
cars in the coming year).

Jerry Stewart

Chicago, Ill.

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