The CMO took delivery of 800 1944 AAR 10’-6” IH design boxcars as follows:
Series 37500-38098, even numbers only, 300 cars, AC&F Lot 2770, delivered August 1945 - Youngstown 6’ doors
Series 38100-38298, even numbers only, 300 cars, AC&F Lot 2770, delivered August 1945 - 7-P Superior 6‘ doors
Series 38300-39098, even numbers only, 400 cars, AC&F Lot 3256, delivered October 1948 - 7-P Superior 6‘ doors
Paint & Lettering: The cars were painted boxcar red-brown: TCP-925. Ends, underbody and truck side frames painted black car cement.
Lettering all white stencil paste. Wheels were unpainted and allowed to rust and gather a coating of axle grease and road dust.
Lettering created and designed at Protocraft Decals