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[DRGW] Color of the roof roland.levin@bredband.n... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2018-02-27 15:08:36
Re: [DRGW] Color of the roof Jim Eager jeager@sympatico.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2018-02-27 10:29:11
Re: [DRGW] Color of the roof Roland Levin roland.levin@bredband.n... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2018-02-27 18:44:49
Re: [DRGW] Color of the roof Jim Eager jeager@sympatico.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2018-02-27 15:42:45
Re: [DRGW] Color of the roof johntudek@ymail.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2018-02-28 04:37:03
SV: [DRGW] Color of the roof 'Roland Levin' roland.levin@bredband.n... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2018-02-28 10:41:21
Re: SV: [DRGW] Color of the roof Steven Seguine rgsteve@yahoo.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2018-03-01 00:41:46
SV: [DRGW] Color of the roof 'Roland Levin' roland.levin@bredband.n... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2018-03-09 11:31:23
Re: [DRGW] Color of the roof Jim Eager jeager@sympatico.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2018-03-09 08:44:42
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Jim and Roland,<div><br></div><div>D&amp;RGW Card 22256 Lettering &amp; Painting 60500 - 60509 issued 10-15-1954</div><div>Reissued 5-20-1959:</div><div><br></div><div><span style="font-weight:bold;text-decoration:underline;">Roof,</span> Sides, Ends &nbsp; &nbsp; Box Car Red</div><div>Lettering &amp; Numbering &nbsp;White</div><div><br></div><div>(no mention in the sub-notes about the orange / silver scheme being&nbsp;</div><div>applied to these cars)</div><div><br></div><div>In looking through a number of painting and lettering drawings the&nbsp;</div><div>following might be of interest. &nbsp;This is by no means a complete list of</div><div>the cars which received the orange and silver.</div><div><br></div><div>60600 - 60714</div><div>60715 - 60814</div><div>61720 - 61799</div><div>67500 - 67999</div><div>68000 - 69899</div><div><br></div><div>All the above were painted or repainted into the orange &amp; silver scheme. &nbsp;The drawings&nbsp;</div><div>all&nbsp;<span style="word-spacing:normal;">state that the entire car (including the roofs were to receive one coat of primer&nbsp;</span><span style="word-spacing:normal;">and&nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="word-spacing:normal;">the roof one coat of aluminum. &nbsp; The lower side below the black stripe was&nbsp;</span><span style="word-spacing:normal;">to receive&nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="word-spacing:normal;">two coats of aluminum. &nbsp;The date period runs from 5-1959 thru 5-1962.</span></div><div><br></div><div>60820 - 60869</div><div>60900 - 60999</div><div>63500 - 63699</div><div>63700 - 63799</div><div><br></div><div>The above car series here all had galvanized roofs and when the cars were repainted</div><div>the roofs were to be left galvanized. Primer to sides &amp; ends. &nbsp;These drawings run from</div><div>9-1962 thru 8-1964.</div><div><br></div><div>The impression I have is that if the cars originally had painted roofs, then they were&nbsp;</div><div>primered and repainted silver. &nbsp;If they were originally galvanized, then they were left</div><div>alone. &nbsp;At any rate the orange &amp; silver repaints<span style="text-decoration:underline;font-weight:bold;"> should</span> have ended up with silver roofs.</div><div><br></div><div>Just offering this as consideration.</div><div><br></div><div>John T</div>



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