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C&O caboose

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C&O caboose
Posted by CP5170 on Wednesday, November 26, 2003 3:48 PM
I have a C&O interchange with my road. I purchased an Athearn C&O caboose to run behind a pair of F3s. Its colour is red. Is that the right colour for 1957?

Thanks for the help...Ken
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Posted by locomutt on Wednesday, November 26, 2003 7:21 PM
Yes to right color is red.
The athearn caboose is not.
Sugest you go to STEEL CABOOSES OF THE C&O
By Dwight Jones.
C&O Crummys were center coupola.(close but no cigar)

locomutt

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Posted by locomutt on Wednesday, November 26, 2003 7:40 PM
Addenational post on the other, C&O cabooses
were red,with white lettering. Yellow safety appliances,
Grabs, ladders,step tread. If you go a later, they might have
been Yellow with Blue lettering. Your time span supports
The Red, but a couple of years later there was the yellow.
Floquil D&H red is cool, or Floquil Signal Red.
Good luck![?]
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Posted by CP5170 on Wednesday, November 26, 2003 9:10 PM
Walter: Thanks for the input. Much appreciated.

Ken

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