Re: UNION PACIFIC CABOOSE COLOR


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--- In STMFC@..., WILLIAM PARDIE <PARDIEW001@...> wrote:



Does anyone know what year Union Pacific shifted from boxcar red to
armour yellow in their caboose
paint scheme?

Thamks on advance for any help:

Bill Pardie
From page 248 0f Strack and Ehernberger's most excellent book "Cabooses of the Union Pacific Railroad":

"In June 1947, instructions were issued to change UP's cabooses from freight car red....to yellow...."

Ed

Edward Sutorik

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