ACI Labels was RE: Railroad Museum of Virginia

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Thu Nov 2 21:49:42 EST 2006

Do you remember what year the system was mandated and then when it was

Don Trettel


Viewing this caboose brought back memories to me. If one looks closely to
the right of the "NW" one can see a painted-over ACI (Automatic Car
Identification) label. Many of you can remember seeing these colored labels
on both sides of equipment in years gone by, or in old photos from that era.

In this Sylvania developed system, each stripe was coded in red, blue and/or

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