A&WP standard colors for structures

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Can anyone tell me the color(s) the Atlanta & West Point painted their railroad structures, such as depots, freight stations and other such lineside buildings? Thanks.

-- Richard Strong (gofella1@aol.com), September 22, 1999


Andrew, Thank you for the info. Since both the WofA and A&WP were owned by Ga RR it would make sense that the yellow with brown trim of the parent would be the same as on the subsidiaries. Thanks again.

-- Richard Strong (gofella1@aol.com), December 06, 1999.


I don't know about A&WP, but regarding their partner RR, the WofA, I've seen more recent buildings: the Tyler, AL "depot" (actually a barn with a couple of ticket windows) c. 1910, is barn red with a tin roof; the Benton, AL depot is yellow with brown trim. Harry Curlin, an asphalt contractor in Montgomery, bought the Cooks Station depot which, moved from its original site, had been long used as a sharecropper's home. He is restoring it and putting it back where it originally was. He has had the same question, but I believe has been pursuing an answer by sanding through to the bottom layers of paint. I don't know what he's discovered.

Andrew Waldo

-- Andrew Waldo (virgiliano@msn.com), December 05, 1999.

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