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lettering for SSW’s 50’ automobile cars - as delivered scheme

Part Number: SSW-6

Price: $8.50

In November of 1936, the Cotton Belt received it’s first group of 50, 50’ double-door automobile cars, from General American Transportation Corporation. These were assigned road numbers as Series 47000-47049. Cars were identical to parent SP’s order for 825 automobile cars one month earlier. Cars were fitted with ‘Special Devices” ( Evans Auto Racks). Cars came with 4/5 Dreadnaught square-corner ends, Equipco Power hand brakes and wood running boards.

Paint & Lettering: Car bodies and truck sideframes were painted SP red-brown: TCP 211. Underbody painted with black car cement. Wheels were unpainted and allowed to rust and gather a coating of axle grease.

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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