lettering set for T&NO/SP Class H-70-5 and 13 Hopper cars
In 1946 the SP and it’s aliate T&NO, received 750 70-ton, 3-bay o-set hopper cars. These were delivered in Class as follows:
H-70-5 - T&NO Series 4200-4449 250 cars, American Car & Foundry, - delivered July-September 1946
H-70-13 - T&NO Series 4450-4949, 500 cars, Bethlehem Steel - delivered October, 1953
H-70-5 - SP 440000-440229 (from: T&NO Series 4200-4449)
H-70-13 - SP 440250-440736 (from: T&NO Series 4450-4949)
Paint & Lettering: Car body and trucks (wheels unpainted) all SP freight car brown: TCP-923. Both SP and T&NO. Lettering white stencil paste with the large 2’ block lettering.
Note: For a more thorough understanding of these cars consult the very informative and comprehensive volumes on SP Freight Cars, by Anthony Thompson, Vol 5, pags 64-81.
Decal set designed and created at Protocraft Decals with artwork by Rick Leach
Printed by Microscale Industries