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lettering for DSS&A’s P-S 1 design boxcars - as delivered

Part Number: DSS&A-5a

Price: $8.50

The DSS&A received one 100 car order of Modied 1937 AAR 10’-6” IH boxcars from P-S under Lot 5645, in November 1940, and assigned Series numbers 17000-127099. These cars came with 6‘ Youngstown doors, square corner 5/5 DN ends, Klasing hand brakes and wood running boards. Then two groups of PS-1 design boxcars: in November 1948, 100 cars from Pullman-Standard under Lot 5919A as Series 15000-15099. Equipped with Pullman Patented 5/5 ends and welded 10-panel car sides and 7-panel Superior 6’ doors. In September 1953, an addtional 100 cars were received from Pullman but with riveted panel sides and 5-panel Superior 6’ doors, under Lot 8143 and assigned Series numbers 15100-15199. Both Series were equipped with Equipco power hand brakes and Apex running boards.

Paint & Lettering: Cars painted freight car brown: TCP-55 or TCP-200. Ends and roof coated with black car cement. Note: try mixing this color with a bit of TCP-179 grey to replicate oxidation and fading over the years for a more realistic color.

Decal set designed and created at Protocraft Decals with artwork by Ken Soroos
Printed by Microscale Industries

Background color shown above is not included in decal sheet

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