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PC: Brunswick Green?
- Subject: PC: Brunswick Green?
- From: BGXX32A@xxxxxxxxxxx (MR PETER A KING)
- Date: Wed, 4 Mar 1998 16:36:20, -0500
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
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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