Home  Brass Models  Couplers  Decal Line  Finescale Parts  Publications  Trucks  Wheelsets 

The Proto Journal     Proto:48 layouts     Contact Us

Previous    Return to list of all 40’ boxcars in 1:48 scale    Next    

Lettering for Modified 1937 AAR 10'-6" IH boxcars - aluminum scheme

Part Number: Southern MOD-2

Price: $8.50

Beginning in September, 1938, the 10’-0” IH and 10’-6” IH cars were delivered with white lettering and an aluminum stencil paste 60” monogram. After April
1942, the aluminum stencil paste was discontinued as s result of the war eort. In July 1947 beginning with Series 23000, and subsquent deliveries, plus all
repaints, the all white lettering and monogram replaced the aluminum scheme. Note: the distinctive dierence between the white and aluminum medallions
are the outside letter spacing in the circle.
In April, 1942, the Southern received 1,500 Modied 1937 AAR 10’-6” IH design boxcars delivered with the aluminum monogram.
Series 21500-22799, 1,300 cars, Pullman-Standard, Lot 5692, delivered April 1942 - 6’ Youngstown doors
Series 21800-22999, 200 cars, Pullman-Standard, Lot 5692, delivered April 1942 - 6’ 7-Panel Superior doors
This order was the last boxcars to display the aluminum monogram.
Decal set designed and created at Protocraft Decals based on artwork of Ted Culotta

Background color shown above is not included in decal sheet

Online Catalog Categories in Proto:48

Brass Models    Couplers    Decal Line    Finescale Parts    Publications    Trucks    Wheelsets   

The Proto Journal     Proto:48 layouts