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lettering set for New Haven’s 1937 AAR boxcars - as delivered scheme

Part Number: NH-3

Price: $8.50

In July 1941 through October 1944, the NH took delivery of 3,000 50-ton box cars of the 1937 AAR design with an IH of 10’-0” as follows:
 
Series 30000-30999, 1,000 cars, Pressed Steel Car Co, delivered July 1941 - 6’ Youngstown doors, painted black
Series 31000-31349, 350 cars, Pullman-Standard, Lot 5780, delivered October 1944 - 7-Panel Superior doors - black
Series 31350-31499, 150 cars, Pullman-Standard, Lot 5780, delivered October 1944 - Youngstown doors - black
Series 31500-31649, 150 cars, Pullman-Standard, Lot 5780, delivered October 1944 - 7-Panel Superior doors - black
Series 31650-32499, 850 cars, Pullman-Standard, Lot 5780, delivered October 1944 - Youngstown doors - black
Series 32500-32999, 500 cars, Pullman-Standard, Lot 5780A, delivered November 1944 - Youngstown doors - black
Series 33000-33499, 500 cars, Pullman-Standard, Lot 5809, delivered October 1944 - Youngstown doors, black w/ 3-4 IDN ends
(Series 36000-36999, approx 977 cars rebuilt from Series 30000-30999 - 1955 - doors car color)
(Series 37000-37999, approx 101 cars rebuilt from Series 32500-32999 - 1956 - doors car color)
(Series 38000-38999, approx 109 cars rebuilt from Series 32500-32999, - 1956 - doors car color)
 
Note: In 1963, a number of the 30000-30999 Series cars were sold to the Wabash and reassigned to WAB 60600-60999 Series
 
Paint & Lettering: Car body painted freight car brown: TCP-208 from 1944-1950’s (1941 paint chips not found). When delivered, doors painted black.
The New Haven’s lettering and paint schemes became complicated over the years. An excellent source of this information may be found in David Sweetland
and Stephen Horsley’s comprehensive volume NH Color Guide to Freight & Passenger Equipment, published by Morning Sun Books (1995)
 
This decal set designed and created at Protocraft Decals based on the artwork of Ted Culotta
Printed by Microscale Industies


Background color shown above is not included in decal sheet




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