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Re: PC: Re: Athearn Penn Central car

Robert Kelsey wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I've been on the list a few months and this is my first post.
> I have three of the Athearn PC 50' plug door box cars.  The PC worm is solid
> black.  I want to know if the worm was actually ever painted this way.
> Pictures I have seen the worm is always white.   Someone with the color guide
> or other info want to check?
> My interest in PC stems from growing up in Rotterdam NY along what is now
> called the Selkirk Branch.  I watched lots of NYC and PC action as a kid in
> the 1960's.
> Thanks,
> Bob K.
> Bill K. wrote:
> > Athearn even made a PC car with P&LE reporting marks at one time, one of
> > their 50 foot cars -
> >
> > Bill Kisselstein
> >
There were a few boxes and cabs painted at Despatch Shops from February
to March 1968 with black heralds.


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