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C&S 30' Stock Cars, Block Lettering and Button Herald Paint Scheme
C&S 30' Box Cars, Cars 8025-8419, Block Lettering Paint Scheme
C&S 30' Box Cars, Cars 8025-8419, Button Herald Paint Scheme
RGS 30' Stock Cars, "Miller Cars" Paint Scheme
RGS 30' Box Cars, "Miller Cars" Paint Scheme
C&S Coal Cars, Block Lettering Paint Scheme
C&S Coal Cars, Button Herald Paint Scheme
C&S/RGS Composite Frame Refrigerator Cars, Button Herald Paint Scheme
 
  C&S 30' Stock Cars, Block Lettering and Button Herald Paint Scheme
 

The following decal sets will letter one Colorado & Southern 30' Stock Car in either the Block Lettering or Button Herald paint schemes:

On3 Example

Scale
Stock No.
#Cars/Set
Price
Sn3: SJD-401 1 Car $8.95
On3: SJD-402 1 Car $8.95

 

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  C&S 30' Box Cars, Cars 8025-8419, Block Lettering Paint Scheme
 

This decal set is intended to letter the Colorado and Southern's 30' box cars (Inherited, Type or Phase I, Type or Phase II, and Type or Phase III) in the Block Lettering paint scheme. The Block Lettering paint scheme began to be applied to C&S rolling stock in early 1907, as a standard, system wide paint scheme. As opposed to the the later, "Button Herald" paint scheme, this paint scheme was fairly uniformly applied to all of their cars. Although some cars were never relettered, most of the cars remaining began to be repainted in the Button Herald paint scheme beginning in the 1920's. The following decal sets will letter one car in the Block Lettering paint scheme:

On3 Example

Scale
Stock No.
#Cars/Set
Price
Sn3: SJD-409 1 Car $7.95
On3: SJD-410 1 Car $7.95
 
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  C&S 30' Box Cars, Cars 8025-8419, Button Herald Paint Scheme
 

This decal set is intended to letter the Colorado and Southern's 30' box cars (Inherited, Type or Phase I, Type or Phase II, and Type or Phase III) in the Button Herald paint scheme. The Button Herald paint scheme began to be applied to C&S rolling stock around 1920, with most cars getting repainted in the late 1920's. While this paint scheme was originally applied following contemporary ARA standard practices, the C&S seldom repainted their equipment consistently, resulting in a wide variation in this paint scheme by the end of service. This set will cover most variations.

On3 Example

Scale
Stock No.
#Cars/Set
Price
HOn3: SJD-404 1 Car $8.95
Sn3: SJD-405 1 Car $8.95
On3: SJD-406 1 Car $8.95
 
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  RGS 30' Stock Cars, "Miller Cars" Paint Scheme
 

This decal set will letter one Rio Grande Southern 30' Stock Car in the Phase 1, 2 or 3 styles used by the RGS for cars aquired in 1937 from the C&S by Victor Miller, who was at that time in charge of receivership for the RGS.

On3 Example

Scale
Stock No.
#Cars/Set
Price
Sn3: SJD-501 1 Car $7.95
On3: SJD-502 1 Car $7.95
HOn3: SJD-503 1 Car $7.95

 

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  RGS 30' Box Cars, "Miller Cars" Paint Scheme
 

This decal set will letter one Rio Grande Southern 30' Box Car in the Phase 1, 2 or 3 styles used by the RGS for cars aquired in 1937 from the C&S by Victor Miller, who was at that time in charge of receivership for the RGS.

On3 Example

Scale
Stock No.
#Cars/Set
Price
Sn3: SJD-505 1 Car $7.95
On3: SJD-506 1 Car $7.95

 

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  C&S 30' Coal Cars, Block Lettering Paint Scheme
 

This decal set is intended to letter the Colorado and Southern's 30' coal cars (gondolas) in the Block Lettering paint scheme. The Block Lettering paint scheme began to be applied to C&S rolling stock in early 1907, as a standard, system wide paint scheme. Although some cars were never relettered, most of the cars remaining began to be repainted in the Button Herald paint scheme beginning in the 1920's. The following decal sets will letter one car in the Block Lettering paint scheme:

On3 Example

Scale
Stock No.
#Cars/Set
Price
Sn3: SJD-417 1 Car $7.95
On3: SJD-418 1 Car $7.95

 

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  C&S 30' Coal Cars, Button Herald Paint Scheme
 

This decal set is intended to letter the Colorado and Southern's 30' coal cars (gondolas) in the Button Herald paint scheme. The Button Herald paint scheme began to be applied to C&S rolling stock around 1920, with most cars getting repainted in the late 1920's. The following decal sets will letter one car in the Button Herald Lettering paint scheme:

Sn3 Example

Scale
Stock No.
#Cars/Set
Price
Sn3: SJD-413 1 Car $8.95
On3: SJD-414 1 Car $9.95

 

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  C&S/RGS Composite Frame Refrigerator Cars, Button Herald Paint Scheme
 

This decal set is intended to cover all the variations of the Button Herald paint scheme applied to the C&S's 30' composite frame refrigerator cars. The Button Herald paint scheme began to be applied to the C&S's rolling stock around 1920, with most cars getting repainted in the late 1920's.

This decal set also covers the lettering for the RGS's 30' composite frame refrigerator car #2101. While there is no photographic evidence that the other two cars the RGS acquired from the C&S were ever painted and used as refrigerators, we have included extra numbers for "2102" and "2103," should such evidence ever appear.

The following decal sets will letter one car for the C&S (Button Herald paint scheme) and one car for the RGS:

On3 Example

Scale
Stock No.
#/Set
Price
HOn3: SJD-420 2 Cars $8.95
Sn3: SJD-421 2 Cars $8.95
On3: SJD-422 2 Cars
$8.95
 
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