Re: Question for OPRRMS
Author: WAF
Date: 12-02-2019 - 19:58

OPRRMS Wrote:
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> brains Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Rich-
> > 1.) In which year did SP stop using the
> Daylight
> > paint scheme on the F units pulling the
> remaining
> > passenger trains?
> > 2.) When did SP start phasing out the Daylight
> > paint scheme and start using the red stripe
> > stainless steel equipment on 98 & 99?
> > Thanks in advance brains
> > P.S. Started riding them regularly only in
> 1962.
>
> For clarity, the only F unit to wear the Daylight
> scheme was Cotton Belt's FP7, and it had been
> repainted in scarlet & gray while still in Cotton
> Belt service, before it was leased to the SP.
>
> The first unit painted scarlet & gray was E7A
> #6002, which was repainted from the Daylight
> scheme in July 1958 at the LA General Shops.
> After acceptance by upper management, repainting
> of passenger units began, and wasn't completed
> until the early Sixties.
>
> Passenger car paint was standardized on the
> Simulated Stainless Steel colors (and, solid dark
> gray on head end equipment) during the same
> period, although many cars were never repainted
> before retirement.

Might add that Shasta Coach 2383 and 2386 were the last active coaches to wear Daylight colors as late as 1967



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  Question for OPRRMS brains 12-02-2019 - 18:32
  Re: Question for OPRRMS OPRRMS 12-02-2019 - 19:24
  Re: Question for OPRRMS J. Smith 12-02-2019 - 19:31
  Re: Question for OPRRMS WAF 12-02-2019 - 19:58
  Re: Question for OPRRMS OPRRMS 12-02-2019 - 20:11
  Better photo of it OPRRMS 12-02-2019 - 20:14
  OPRRMS THX J. 12-03-2019 - 08:18


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