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lettering for Shipper’s Car Line tank cars

Part Number: SHPX-1

Price: $8.50

Shippers Car Line, was acquired by AC&F in 1927, as primarily a leasing company for their tank cars, and as such and remained a separate division. Numerous large companies leased hundreds of tank cars from SHPX, and today remains part of ACF Industries .  

SHPX 9301 (over), an 8,000 gallon tank car, built in September 1936 by ACF as Lot 1547, was part of a 50 car order to be leased to Sun Oil Company as Series 9293-9342. (ref: RP CYC 3)

SHPX 10787 below, a 10,000 gallon riveted tank car, built in June 1930 as part of a 50 car order to be leased to Sun Oil Company, as Lot 1136 and assigned Series 10762-10811 (ref: RP CYC 3)

These are examples of thousands of tank cars leased to many large companies throughout the US and Canada

Paint & Lettering: Cars painted all black with white lead stencil paste lettering.

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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