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Georgia Railroad 1944 War Emergency Boxcar

Part Number: GA War Emerg-1

Price: $8.50

In 1944 the War Production Board gave permission to the Georgia Railrod to build 100 plywood, steel framed box cars using the Board’s approved plans, built by Pullman-Standard and numbered 19800-19899. The Georgia Railroad, Atlanta & West Point and Western Railway of Alabama were closely a.liated and all three lines received the same cars. These cars remained in revenue service through the 1960’s. Car sides and roof painted box car red with a slightly reddish hue, and when new, ends, truck side frames and underbody were painted black car cement. An accurate model is Ultrascale kit #602. Other roads using 8 truss framing is Ultrascale’s kit #603.

This decal set was designed and sized at Protocraft Decals using lettering created by Ted Culotta and licensed by Speedwitch Media.

Background color shown above is not included in decal sheet

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