BAR American Flyer stcok

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BAR American Flyer stcok

Postby absnut » Sun Apr 04, 2004 8:54 pm

Does anyone have a color photo or can anyone tell me the color of the Osgood Bradley American Flyers cars as delivered as well as the color of the lettering? Also, were any/all of them eventually painted in the blue/gray scheme as were the AF baggage/mail cars?

Thanks for any help.

BAR American Flyer Stock

Postby riffian » Fri Jun 18, 2004 6:31 pm

On page 126 of "New England Rails" 1948-1968 by David Sweetland, there is a photo of #2 in May 1957, which clearly shows one of the chair cars in silver and grey. The two RPO bags must have been done earlier, because there are many photos of them in the silver and blue, but photos of the other cars in the scheme are very rare. After perusing all my BAR books, I could find no photos of the buffet-lounge cars in Silver/blue and it is unknown if any were done.

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