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[Non-DoD Source] [RealSTMFC] Prototype Chalk Markings


Gatwood, Elden J SAD
 

John;

 

Fabulous photo!  Thanks for sharing!

 

You all have seen this fabulous “LIFE” photo of a PRR X46A with chalk marks that look like a routing including the New Haven, maybe?  Great close-up of surface weathering.  What a gem to have these kind of close-ups in color.

 

Elden Gatwood

 

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Subject: [Non-DoD Source] [RealSTMFC] Prototype Chalk Markings

 

Hi Guys,

I thought you might find this photo interesting.  I took this photo of chalk marks in 2008.  The car is a long-retired Rock Island 50-foot box car.  Even years and years later, the chalk marks are still etched into the paint.  Anyway this is a good example of how many chalk marks, old and new, exist on the same surface.

John Golden