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PC: Brunswick Green?

I have a paint chip from the nose of a PC E-8. It is BLACK, 
Microscale instructions notwithstanding. This isn't to say that there 
were no green locos (though I've never seen a photo of one), just 
evidence of at least one black one!

Peter King in NY

Rob Carlo wrote:

Fellow PC fans,
    Was the official color of PC locomotives Brunswick Green or Black?
Through the years I've heard one or the other  and even both as being 
  With all the discussion of PC "black" recently it's a good time to 
the question.    Microscale decals instructs modelers to use 
green.  I've painted models in both colors and both look fine to me.
    Whatever the true color was,  I agree with those who thought it 
was an
exciting scheme.   The sharp contrast of the body color vs. the bold 
lettering with yellow handrails to accent was dynamic.   PC freight 
were the brightest on the rails in the era of "The Brady Bunch" and
"bell-bottom" jeans.  Remember those?

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