--- In STMFC@..., Richard Hendrickson <rhendrickson@...> wrote:
....>any prewar riveted USQX cars were painted
aluminum when new, but AFAIK all of the welded cars were delivered inRichard: Oops, didn't see this in your post til now. Maybe they were repainted light satin gray-- I haven't seen any very fresh repaint pics to confirm. Or are there military paint specs available on this? In any event the Red Caboose models do mellow down to a very nice light gray satin sheen with appropriate weathering and Dullcote.