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lettering for ERIE’s 52’-6” Greenville drop-end gondolas

Part Number: ERIE G-1

Price: $8.50

ERIE built 325 of their own 70-ton drop-end gondola cars using the Greenville design in October 1940, becoming the Frst railroad to have the Greenville
design cars. By 1952 the roster had 2,115 cars in service. Cars were delivered as follows:
 
Series 10000-10324, 250 cars, ERIE Shops, wood floor - delivered October/November 1940
Series 10325-10574, 250 cars, Greenville Steel Corporation, O.O. 310,  wood floor - delivered February 1941
Series 10575-10824, 250 cars, Greenville Steel Corporation, O.O. 325,  wood floor - delivered October 1941 Ajax h/b
Series 11000-11599, 600 cars, Bethlehem Steel Corp, DF 86, wood floor - delivered January 1946
Series 11600-11799, 200 cars, Bethlehem Steel Corp, DF 99, wood floor - delivered April 1947
Series 11800-12199, 400 cars, Greenville Steel Corporation, O.O. 581,  wood floor - side clip tie-down rings - delivered April 1952
Series 12200-12299, 100 cars, Greenville Steel Corporation, O.O. 581, wood floor - Interior tie-down rings - delivered April 1952
 
Paint & Lettering: When delivered cars were painted all black . All white stencil paste Roman lettering and black background medallion.
 
For a more comprehensive understanding of these cars, refer to the Ed Hawkins/Pat Wider RP CYC Series, Vol 3, pages 52-67.
 
Model is Protocraft PC-3603
 
Decal set designed and created at Protocraft Decals
Printed by Microscale Industies
 





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