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Date: 07/10/19 11:40
conrail ballast express gray
Author: conrail4123

What color gray did conrail use for there ballast express engines.  Thanks for your help.



Date: 07/10/19 16:19
Re: conrail ballast express gray
Author: retcsxcfm

conrail4123 Wrote:
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> What color gray did conrail use for there ballast
> express engines.  Thanks for your help.

Gray is the color.What you need is the shade.

Uncle Joe



Date: 07/10/19 18:49
Re: conrail ballast express gray
Author: toledopatch

retcsxcfm Wrote:
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> conrail4123 Wrote:
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> > What color gray did conrail use for there
> ballast
> > express engines.  Thanks for your help.
>
> Gray is the color.What you need is the shade.

It was the 49th shade.
 



Date: 07/11/19 03:46
Re: conrail ballast express gray
Author: HB90MACH

I had all the shades in my paint collection before it was cool.

it was the same shade used for mow equipment.  



Date: 07/11/19 04:46
Re: conrail ballast express gray
Author: NSTopHat

SP Lettering Grey, with a drop or two of black



Date: 07/11/19 06:02
Re: conrail ballast express gray
Author: HB90MACH

Its Erie Lackawana gray.     The color was to hide the gray ballast stone dust.  Did it well too.



Date: 07/12/19 11:14
Re: conrail ballast express gray
Author: bioyans

Interesting trivia ... nearly all the CR "Ballast Express" locomotives were "tagged" on the speedometer with a USN battleship name.

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