Re: PRR freight car color
Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>
Zinc chromate orange is suggested for the "freight car red" shade of PRREd, before carrying on in detail about this, you should read the "Paint Committee" discussion in the on-line Keystone Modeler issue for July, 2007. It addresses your question and much more. Incidentally, I applaud the PRR Society for doing this kind of committee work, and how much better off would we all be if more societies did likewise. OTOH, this may remove one of the handiest ways to stir up a pack of SPFs: innocently ask, just what WAS Freight Car Color, and stand back for the onset of fisticuffs.
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