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early lettering for GN’s 25’ wood cabooses - 1925/1935

Part Number: GN 25’ Caboose-1

Price: $8.50

The GN had 420, 25’ wood cabooses. The earliest group was built or rebuilt between 1925 and 1935, at the road’s St. Cloud, Minnesota shops. Series
were X330 through X749.
Paint & Lettering: Cabooses were painted vermillion red (lighter than caboose red) with yellow lettering and a goat herald that contained yellow
circles. X614 above, with it’s as-built (1925-1935) front-facing early goat herald with yellow circles and See America First lettering. X351 and X448
shows the immediate later goat (1936-1947) and See America First lettering. In 1936, the end stripes were added. (In 1947 the goat herald was added
to a plate on the end railing.) In 1953 through 1967, the company began placing 5” safety slogans along the lower side, and 7-1/2” reporting marks on
the cupola. (See Protocraft Decals GN Caboose-2a and 2b for slogan lettering)
Decal set designed and created at Protocraft Decals
Printed by Microscale Industries

Background color shown above is not included in decal sheet

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