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Re: [CBQ] Yellow Doors?

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Subject: Re: [CBQ] Yellow Doors?
From: "Rupert Gamlen" <gamlenz@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 20:51:33 +0000

Tad

Are these yellow or gold? Left over from the 1966 RPI Golden Freight Car Award? Is it coincidence that all three examples were XML-1’s?

Rupert Gamlen
Auckland NZ

 

From: CBQ@xxxxxxxxx <CBQ@xxxxxxxxx> On Behalf Of Tad Blacketer
Sent: Friday, 14 January 2022 8:36 am
To: CBQ@xxxxxxxxx
Subject: [CBQ] Yellow Doors?

 

Quick question, I see pictures of red boxcars with yellow doors.  Did this symbolize something or was it just scavenged from the junkyard?  If the yellow meant something, were there other color-coded doors?  I have attached some photos I found online as a reference.  

 

--- TCB

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