Thank you for the reply. In the NP Classic Steam Locomotive book
their are a couple photos taken in 1939 showing the older lettering
on some double sheathed boxcars and that's what got me thinking about
this. So I'm guessing that by the early 40's at the latest we may
have seen cars lettered this way.
--- In STMFC@yahoogroups.com, Richard Hendrickson <rhendrickson@...>
number oflettering on Northern Pacific boxcars. In looking through a
havephotos from around the late 30's I'm seeing NP cars with the
oldchanged to the reporting marks above the car number?
lettering which were repainted and reweighed in 1937, so thatwhen
delivered by Pacific Car & Foundry in 1937 (but no monademblems!) ,
so I think it's safe to assume that the change occurred at thattime.