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Lettering for 1923 rebuilt ARA 8'-6" IH design boxcars - 1949-55 repaint

Part Number: WofA-1a

Price: $8.50

This series of cars, WofA 17000-17145, were originally built as single-sheathed, 1923 ARA boxcars by the Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company in January-April, 1926 (see example of WofA 17145 below). In 1949-53, 57 were rebuilt into all steel cars and given a new numbers within the railroad’s 17700-17847 Series.

For a more information on these car you should refer to the very comprehensive articles by Pat Wider and Ed Hawkins in RP CYC Vol 18, page 42 and chart on page 111.

Note: While this lettering set is designed for the 1949 rebuilt cars, it is possible to letter a 1926 scheme with this set. Lettering set designed and created at Protocraft Decals

Background color shown above is not included in decal sheet

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