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Decals for scale locations and light weights just need the B&O


Charlie Duckworth
 

I've got all the major roads on the spreadsheet and see that the B&O was missing. If someone can furnish the top 5 or 6 scales for the B&O I’ll add these and start scanning photos for Hubert’s reference.

I know the Mopac’s light weight and month and year were 3 inches tall - were there any exceptions (taller lettering) to this?

Charlie

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Charlie Duckworth
Omaha, Ne.


Steve SANDIFER
 

B&O from my photos:
MC (many)
NE
EW
WA (many)
DU (several)
BW (many)
GW (several)
ALEX
LP
KV

J. Stephen Sandifer

-----Original Message-----
From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> On Behalf Of Charlie Duckworth
Sent: Sunday, November 15, 2020 1:26 PM
To: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io
Subject: [RealSTMFC] Decals for scale locations and light weights just need the B&O

I've got all the major roads on the spreadsheet and see that the B&O was missing. If someone can furnish the top 5 or 6 scales for the B&O I’ll add these and start scanning photos for Hubert’s reference.

I know the Mopac’s light weight and month and year were 3 inches tall - were there any exceptions (taller lettering) to this?

Charlie

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Charlie Duckworth
Omaha, Ne.


Garth Groff and Sally Sanford
 

Charlie,

The following list was compiled when we had this discussion a number of years ago on the old group, which IIRC was orchestrated by Richard Hendrickson. You will need to consult B&O fans for the top picks. Why I recorded this list is beyond me at this point, but it is scribbled into my ORER. I think I was most interested in those roads that connected with the WP. I see that I have a few more odd roads. It might take some time tomorrow, but I can supply them all if you wish.

BA--Brooke Ave Yd, Rochester NY
BW-Brunswich, MD
CE-Chillicothe, OH
CU-Cumberland, MD
DU-Dubois, PA
ES-East Salamanca, NY
GA-Garrett, IN
GW-Glenwood Yard, Pittsburgh
IV-Ivorydale, OH
KY-Keyser, WV
LF-LaFayette Car Works
LN-BR&P Shops, Lincoln Park, NY
LP-Locust Point, MD
MC-Mount Clare, MD
MD-Moofield, Yard, Indianapolis
NE-Newark, OH
PV-Painesville, OH
WA-Washington, OH
WI-Willard, OH
HAG-Hagerstown, MD
BY-Barr Yard, Chicago
CHI-Chicago
CV-Connesville, MD
GRF-Grafton, (OH?)

Are the old messages archived somewhere? This was quite a long thread.

I just noticed that I have two for the GN:

STC-St. Cloud, MN
SUP-Superior, (MN?)

Yours Aye,


Garth Groff  🦆

On Sun, Nov 15, 2020 at 2:26 PM Charlie Duckworth <omahaduck@...> wrote:
I've got all the major roads on the spreadsheet and see that the B&O was missing.  If someone can furnish the top 5 or 6 scales for the B&O I’ll add these and start scanning photos for Hubert’s reference.

I know the Mopac’s light weight and month and year were 3 inches tall - were there any exceptions (taller lettering) to this?

Charlie

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Charlie Duckworth
Omaha, Ne.






Charlie Duckworth
 

Garth
I have all the major railroads covered.  So I’m good. I just want to ensure the light weigh, location and date were three inches high on all roads. 
--
Charlie Duckworth 
Omaha, Ne.


Mont Switzer
 

Charlie,

 

Reweigh data applied by the Monon was the same size as on newly painted cars, 3 inches.

 

Background colors could be either black or brown depending on a number of things at any given time.

 

Mont Switzer


From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io [main@RealSTMFC.groups.io] on behalf of Charlie Duckworth [omahaduck@...]
Sent: Monday, November 16, 2020 11:10 AM
To: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Decals for scale locations and light weights just need the B&O

Garth
I have all the major railroads covered.  So I’m good. I just want to ensure the light weigh, location and date were three inches high on all roads. 
--
Charlie Duckworth 
Omaha, Ne.


Dave Parker
 

Charlie:

I am not aware of any exceptions to the 3" height as long as you are talking about the 1927+ ARA standard (which was when the LD LMT stencil was added).  Prior, there was more variation in how various roads handled the light weight stenciling (includng 4" lettering), but I assume that is not an objective of this decal project.
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Dave Parker
Swall Meadows, CA


Charlie Duckworth
 

Thanks for the confirmation. 
--
Charlie Duckworth 
Omaha, Ne.