lettering for Texas & Pacific’s 1937 AAR boxcars - 1950’s repaint scheme
The Texas & Pacic Railway received 1,000 1937 AAR design 10’-0” IH boxcars as follows:
Series 40000-40499, 500 cars, Mt Vernon Car Co, 5-P Creco 6’ doors, received December 1937
Series 40500-40999, 500 cars, Mt Vernon Car Co, 5-P Creco 6’ doors 6’ doors, received July 1940
In the early 1950’s these cars were retted with 5-panel Creco doors, repainted and relettered with new calendar style sans-serif lettering in white stencil
paste, and intorduced the new diamond medallion. Note the unique positioning and bracket of the air reservoir.
lettering and artwork designed and created at Protocraft Decals using tracing negatives by Bruce Blalock
Background color shown above is not included in decal sheet