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ATSF underframe color

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ATSF underframe color
Posted by jrbernier on Friday, December 28, 2018 5:01 PM

  ATSF boxcars of the mid-50's - Were the trucks and underframes painted black, or Mineral Brown like the car body?

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Posted by 7j43k on Friday, December 28, 2018 6:09 PM

According to the SF historical society book on the subject:

Black on new cars; mineral brown on repainted cars.

 

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Posted by jrbernier on Friday, December 28, 2018 8:06 PM

Thanks, Ed!

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