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Re: Kellogs cars Re: PC: PC Hopper
- Subject: Re: Kellogs cars Re: PC: PC Hopper
- From: "David E. Husman" <dhusman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 26 Mar 1998 05:33:59 -0800
Almost all the ones that show up at Kelloggs in Omaha are freight car
oxide/brown with simple KELX reporting marks. I have been told some of the
cars had Kelloggs characters on them (Tony the Tiger, etc), but people shot
at the cars so much that the cereal was always being contaminated from the
bullets and the water that leaked in through the bullet holes that the
characters were painted out.
> From: DougTblood <DougTblood -AT- aol.com>
> To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
> Subject: Kellogs cars Re: PC: PC Hopper
> Date: Saturday, March 21, 1998 11:09 PM
> In a message dated 98-03-21 23:09:55 EST, you write:
> > Does anybody know about how many cars of this series are still in PC
> > Kellog owns other cars - do they have their own paint scheme?
> I don't think Kellogs has their own scheme, at least not the last time
> I saw any of these cars. Some of them did get Conrail paint iirc so you
> get pc green and cr brown with paint out reporting marks. I'll have to
> check my slides when I get a chance.
> Doug Trueblood
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