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davedd
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railway express truck

Post by davedd » January 4th, 2018, 3:11 pm

I have a complete org 1928 AA railway express truck (all painted red on the undercarage, anyone have info or pictures of these trucks?

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Chris Haynes
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Re: railway express truck

Post by Chris Haynes » January 4th, 2018, 7:23 pm


davedd
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Re: railway express truck

Post by davedd » January 5th, 2018, 7:55 am

that's like my truck ,mine has wire wheels and ford script flat bed ,wheels and everything under the truck painted red

Stakebed
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Re: railway express truck

Post by Stakebed » January 5th, 2018, 1:09 pm

Anyone know why they were painted red?

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Chris Haynes
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Re: railway express truck

Post by Chris Haynes » January 5th, 2018, 1:37 pm

Company Trademark. Why are UPS trucks Brown?

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Re: railway express truck

Post by Stakebed » January 5th, 2018, 2:42 pm

i get that but it seems like it would be a massive pain, time, cost to do that. Is that link with pics exactly what they did? Or someone got a link to a correctly painted one?

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Neil Wilson
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Re: railway express truck

Post by Neil Wilson » January 5th, 2018, 4:16 pm

Stakebed wrote:
January 5th, 2018, 2:42 pm
i get that but it seems like it would be a massive pain, time, cost to do that.
My guess is that they ordered the frame painted via the Ford factory.
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davedd
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Re: railway express truck

Post by davedd » January 5th, 2018, 5:00 pm

yes factory painted

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