1950s Freight Car Color Guide Volume 1: Boxcars

James Kincaid & Ken Donnelly
Item #88038

This new release from Morning Sun Books features page after page of the colorful new paint schemes that began emerging in the 1950s, often considered the classic for freight cars.

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Although "boxcar red" was everywhere in the 1950s, new paint schemes began emerging and launched a more colorful era of railroading. This decade ushered in stock cars, ice-bunker refrigerator cars, XM 40' boxcars, and more. Readers will be fully immersed in this vibrant volume filled exclusively with full-color images of boxcars fresh from the paint shop, each accompanied by a thorough caption. This hardcover book is arranged alphabetically by railroad company including Penn Central, Erie-Lackawana, Norfolk & Western, and many others. The boxcars of each rail line are covered in varying degrees of depth depending on the size and scope of the road.

This book is just one of many thorough railroading guides from noted publisher Morning Sun Books! Shop all here.

Author: James Kincaid & Ken Donnelly
Pages: 128
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