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lettering set for SP&S’s 1944 AAR boxcars - 1950’s scheme

Part Number: SP&S-4a

Price: $8.50

In May of 1946, The SP&S took delivery of 500 1944 AAR design boxcars with an inside height of 10’-6”. These cars represented the rst
all-steel boxcars on the SP&S. (Prior to this the primary boxcar eet of the SP&S consisted of 300 USRA design double-sheathed received in
1920 and assigned Series numbers 10000-10299)
Series 11000-11249, 250 cars, Pullman-Standard under Lot 5826, delivered May 1946 - equiped with 7-Panel Superior doors
Series 11250-11499, 250 cars, Pullman-Standard under Lot 5826, delivered May 1946 - equiped with Youngstown doors
Paint & Lettering: Cars painted freight car brown: TCP-249. Lettering all white stencil paste. Originalliy lettered with the arched road name,
this car was relettered with the new ‘football’ medallion adapted in the 1950’s and the ampersand added to the reporting marks. SP&S 11321
was reweighed in March of 1963, in either NP’s Fargo, ND shops, or GN’s St Cloud shops - both shops using the scale code “F”.
Decal set designed and created at Protocraft Decals
Printed by Microscale Industies

Background color shown above is not included in decal sheet

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