Re: Question for OPRRMS
Author: OPRRMS
Date: 12-02-2019 - 20:11

WAF Wrote:
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> OPRRMS Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > 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


And the last triple-unit in Daylight colors was the 10262-10263-10264.

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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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