NW MOW Green

JoeTodd Oct 22, 2019

  1. JoeTodd

    JoeTodd TrainBoard Member

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    Want to know if anyone knows what color of green Norfolk and western painted there MOW equipment in the 1950's. Thanks jt
     
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  2. NS Top Gon

    NS Top Gon TrainBoard Member

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    Looking on the Norfolk and Western Historical Society website, I found several ballast hoppers and sand hoppers in green paint. The color appears to closely match the green that Union Pacific uses for their MOW equipment. It looks to be a shade darker than Penn Central gondola green.
     
  3. fordy744

    fordy744 TrainBoard Member

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    I can't say I know a name for it, looks a bit like a darker/bluer NYC Jade green/PC green. I'd say the UP Kenefick green was too pale.
     

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