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lettering for Western Maryland’s 1937 AAR boxcars - as delivered scheme

Part Number: WM-3a

Price: $8.50

The Western Maryland received 800 1937 AAR design boxcars in the late 1940’s. The cars had 7’ wide Youngstown doors and Duryea underframes and an
inside height of 9‘-11”. They were delivered and assigned as follows:
Series 28201-28300, 100 cars, General American Transportation Corp, Lot 2954 - delivered June 1945 -7’ Youngstown doors Duryea u/f
Series 28501-28800, 300 cars, Bethlehem Steel Corp, Lot 88 - delivered July 1946 - 7’ Youngstown doors, Duryea u/f
Series 28801-29000, 200 cars, Bethlehem Steel Corp, Lot 104 - delivered March 1947 - 7’ Youngstown doors, Duryea u/f
Series 29001-29200, 200 cars, Pressed Steel Corp, Lot 357 - delivered January 1949 - 7’ Youngstown doors, Duryea u/f
Paint & Lettering: WM freight car red: TCP-927*. Lettering all white stencil paste. (Speed lettering stripes adopted in 1953. See Protocraft Decals WM-3b)
(* TCP-901-929 are Protocraft Decals propietory colors mixed by TCP under the direction of Ed Hawkins and available at Protocraft)
Decal sheet designed and created at Protocraft Decals with artwork by Ted Culottoa
Model of 28201-28300 Series by Protocraft: PC-3508

Background color shown above is not included in decal sheet

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