Lettering for 1937 AAR design - door and a half boxcars
The Central of Georgia Railroad received 700 door and a half 40’ boxcars of the 1937 AAR 10’-0” IH design. Built by both Pullman and AC&F and delivered as
Series 6300-6499, 200 cars, American Car & Foundry, Lot 2700 - delivered November, 1944
Series 6500-6574, 100 cars, Pullman-Standard, Lot 5678 - delivered August, 1941
Series 6600-6999, 400 cars, Pullman-Standard, Lot 5778 - delivered February, 1945
Paint & Lettering: Cars were painted freight car brown: TCP-185, underbody and truck side frames coated with black car cement - wheels left unpainted and
allowed to gather road grime and rust. Lettering was all white stencil paste. CG 6624 (over) carries its as-delivered scheme, CG 6357 has been repainted in 1952
with the Money Saver scheme, and CG 6516 displays the 1958 The Right Way scheme.
This lettering set was designed at Protocraft Decals with lettering and artwork by Ted Culotta.
Background color shown above is not included in decal sheet