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lettering for SP’s 50’ A-50-12 automobile car - 2’ block ptr 1955 scheme

Part Number: SP A-50-12c

Price: $8.50

The SP received it’s first group of 50‘ double-door, all-steel autocars from General American Transportation Corporation as Class A-50-12, as follows:

Series 69530-70029, 500 cars, General American Transportation Corporation, delivered October-December 1936
Series 64100-64924, 825 cars, General American Transportation Corporation, delivered October 1937

By 1956, these cars had been transferred into auto parts service, and were renumbered and reclassified as XMR - renumbering is as follows:

Series 69530-70029 to 206311-206808
Series 64100-64924 to 205494-206310

Paint & Lettering: Cars painted with SP’s Freight Car red: TCP-211. Lettering all white stencil paste. The large 24” tall S and P with the 16“ lettering replaced the standard road name, and placed on the right side of the doors. The 45” medallion now over the reporting marks on the left side of the doors. The medallion was discontinued by 1960.

Note: cars depicted on this page are of a later class but lettering placement is correct for A-50-12’s.

Decal set designed and created at Protocraft Decals
Printed by Microscale Industries

Background color shown above is not included in decal sheet

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