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as-delivered in 1940 and later 1950's repaint scheme

Part Number: RI MOD-1

Price: $8.50

Between February 1940 and February 1945, the RI took delivery of 4,050 Modified 1937 AAR design box cars from Pressed Steel Corp, Lot 4560-F, Series 14500-149049. (An additional 50 cars were delivered in 1941 with Allied Express trucks for passenger service, Series 20000-20049) See over for the as-delivered lettering scheme. Cars were painted a red-brown (1 part Floquil #74 an 1 part Floquil #186) Underbody and truck side frames coated with black car cement. Wheel unpainted and allowed to gather road grime an axle grease. Lettering designed and created at Protocraft Decals.

Background color shown above is not included in decal sheet

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