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Lettering for 1937 AAR boxcars - 1956 "Miklan" repaint scheme

Part Number: M&StL-3c

Price: $8.50

Between October 1941 and December 1947, the M&StL Railway received 1,650 boxcars of the 1937 AAR 10’-0” IH design, as follows:

Series 50400-50498 (even numbers only) 50 cars - Pullman-Standard, Lot 5667C, Delivered October, 1941
Series 53000-53998 (even numbers only) 500 cars - General American Transportation Corp, Lot 2944, Delivered October, 1944
Series 54000-54998 (even numbers only) 500 cars - General American Transportation Corp, Lot 2952, Delivered July. 1945
Series 56000-57198 (even numbers only) 600 cars - General American Transportation Corp, Lot 2986, Delivered December, 1947

In this 1956 paint scheme, the cars were repainted “Miklan” bright red, including truck side frames; lettering in white stencil paste. Wheels
unpainted. Later this scheme was modi.ed to just one white stripe as seen on M&StL 53010 below. This lasted until the November 1, 1960
takeover by the C& NW. Lettering set designed and created at Protocraft Decals

Background color shown above is not included in decal sheet

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