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Lettering for 1937 AAR boxcars - as delivered scheme

Part Number: GM&O-3

Price: $8.50

In September, 1940, the GM&O received 1,000 1937 AAR design boxcars from AC&F, Lot 2078, Series 8000-8999. In May 1942, an additional 684 cars were delivered from AC&F Lot 2344, Series 5000-5683.

Paint & Lettering: Cars painted with Pittsburgh Synthetic Brown: paint chip matches TCP-923. 8000-8999 Series had black roof, ends and underframe. Lettering white stencil paste. Note the as-delivered lettering style versus the 1953 repaint style - much heavier letters, the Rebel Route banner was dropped and dimensional data went back to 2” from 3”. Decal set designed and created at Protocraft Decals.

Background color shown above is not included in decal sheet

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