N&W Covered Hopper

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Wed Jan 5 08:44:35 EST 2005


Standard N&W paint and stenciling practice for the HC-1, would be grey paint 
with black stenciling.  I am not aware of any N&W covered hopper, in the 
steam era, which would have been painted black with white stenciling.

The model manufacturers don't always get things correct! <VBG>

Jim Brewer
Glenwood MD
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> Greetings,
> In 1953 would N&W HC1 covered hoppers have been painted black with white
> lettering or gray with black lettering? I recently saw a factory painted 
> model that was black. I have an unpainted version waiting to go into the
> paint booth. Thanks.
> Christopher Smith
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