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Re: PC: Early PC models
- Subject: Re: PC: Early PC models
- From: Tim Dowd <tdowd@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 04 Mar 1998 18:10:14 -0500
Rob Carlo wrote:
> PC fans,
> Just for ha-ha's does anybody remember some of the wild PC paint
> schemes on models in the early PC years? Tyco wins the prize with bright
> green locos with white and red lettering, passenger cars with bright green
> window panels and red lettering/logos. Con-cor passenger cars had a
> bright green letter board as I remember. Where did these schemes come
> from? Only Bachmann was close to accurate with a black GP-40 and "F-9"(
> F-7). Were there any other mfrs. of PC models?
> Today we have a more accurate Atlas U-33C, but the lettering is not
> quite right. I just re-lettered mine, after months of debating ( should I,
> or shouldn't I ) but give Atlas credit for even producing a PC model.
> Stewart also gets credit for the nice PC F unit set!
They arent too accurate now, either. I just bought an Athean Wide Vision
cupola caboose (N20), in PC green, and it identifies it as an N9. Did
the PC even have N20s?
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