Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by erie, Feb 4, 2008.

  1. erie

    erie New Member

    OK guys me again Does anybody know what color red the erie rr used to paint there caboose,s around 1950 want to repaint a bay window into erie colors. cant find any erie bay windows so I,ll try and paint one from a kit. Iv sent off for the decales. yes im color blind. The ones i rode in with my father were all road dirt color.And does any modeling company make a dunmore erie caboose. been looking but havent found any Thanks for any help
  2. PWRR-2207

    PWRR-2207 Rogue Islander

    Paint Q

    Another link for paint mixing if your line colors are not available pre-mixed: - Floquil Master
    copyright of Benjamin Coifman

    His preface has some great tips and here are the colors he recommended for Erie RR:

    Erie Railroad
    4 parts [FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica][FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica]Accu-Paint[/FONT][/FONT] 24 EL Yellow
    1 part [FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica][FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica]Accu-Paint [/FONT][/FONT]1 Stencil White

    6 parts [FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica][FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica]Accu-Paint [/FONT][/FONT]36 Engine Maroon
    1 part [FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica][FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica]Accu-Paint [/FONT][/FONT]2 Stencil Black

    4 parts [FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica][FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica]Accu-Paint [/FONT][/FONT]48 EL Gray
    1 part [FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica][FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica]Accu-Paint [/FONT][/FONT]1 Stencil White

    Gold [FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica][FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica]
    [/FONT]22 Imitation Gold

    (running gear) Black [FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica][FONT=Verdana,Tahoma,Arial,Helvetica]
    [/FONT]2 Stencil Black

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