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lettering set for SP’s Class G-50-16/27 drop-bottom gondolas - post 1956 scheme

Part Number: SP G-50-16/27

Price: $8.50

Southern Pacic received 6,150 General Service gondola cars built after 1940. The steel cars pertaining to this lettering set were delivered
as follows:
Series 363725-364024, 300 cars, Mt. Vernon Car Co., (renumbered from 95200-95499), delivered Fall of 1944, Class G-50-16
Series 364025-364724, 550 cars, Bethlehem Steel Corp, (renumbered from 89854-90403), delivered 1946, Class G-50-18
Series 151000-152649, 1,650 cars, Bethlehem Steel Corp, delivered Fall of 1948, with A-3 Ride Control trucks - Class GS-22
Series 153650-153099, 450 cars, S.P. Equipment Co, Sacramento, CA, delivered Fall of 1953, with Barber S-2-AO trucks - Class 27
In 1956, all these cars were renumbered into the 360000 Series for steel cars
Decal set designed and created at Protocraft Decals based on artwork by Rick Leach
For a more thorough understanding of the SP’s GS gondola cars, refer to Tony Thompson’s excellent and comprehensive series on SP Freight
Cars, Vol 1, pages 123-146, published by Signature Press.

Background color shown above is not included in decal sheet

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