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 Post subject: Re: Railroad Color Library
PostPosted: Fri Dec 20, 2019 11:24 am 

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HO, HO, HO!!!

The primary reason I picked RYPN to do this, Eric, is the fact you are the "Keeper of The List". LOL

Don't think for one second it hasn't been a very valuable resource during this little endeavor of mine, and in the case of this color, it was essential.

Look under "Packer Trucks", "green", and you'll find the codes. A common name for this color is apparently "Jewel Green" and would be my first choice for the Reading's 1973 "Green Machine" green. Here's another modern image of an excellent old example again complete with its original relatively unmolested paint job...


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 Post subject: Re: Railroad Color Library
PostPosted: Sat Dec 21, 2019 9:57 am 

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LOL While Eric's off madly screenshooting all those paint codes before time expires, I believe I will take my discussion of the suspected Reading codes and their alternate examples over to a new thread...

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The 50's-era REA sign is a good one, though. Not only does it have the Jewel Green, there's scarlet, one of the maroons, and an imitation gold as well.

Scarlet was probably the Reading's old caboose color, a very bright and slightly orangish red...


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 Post subject: Re: Railroad Color Library
PostPosted: Fri Dec 27, 2019 1:41 am 

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Here are the index pages for DuPont's Bulletin 11, Eric. Hopefully, you'll see something that'll help you out. Not all are railroad colors but many are. Enjoy!!!

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 Post subject: Re: Railroad Color Library
PostPosted: Fri Dec 27, 2019 1:44 am 

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I had to split the page images in order to get them under the size limit.

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 Post subject: Re: Railroad Color Library
PostPosted: Fri Dec 27, 2019 1:46 am 

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 Post subject: Re: Railroad Color Library
PostPosted: Mon Jan 20, 2020 7:39 pm 

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The latest update now includes all remaining the PPG codes I didn't have for the NS Heritage Units: S&A, NYC, RDG, Erie, VGN, WAB, CNJ, IT, PC and DLW.

https://bigeprod.com/rrPreservation.html

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