M-5 Caboose colors

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Hello; I am finishing my first Wright trak M-5 and I realize that the painting instructions are a little short. For a SCL orange cab. should the end platforms be orange? Is the floor of the cupola be the same color as the main floor? What color were the seat and bench cushions? Was the desk wood,and what color was it? Finally,what color were the stove and refrigerator? Thank you very much.Walter Presley

-- Walter Presley (WalKat@webtv.net), March 26, 2003


And another forwarded message, this time from Gary Wright:

The platform was orange, the same as the body. The cupola floor was the same color as the main floor, the seat and bench cushions were black, the desk was natural wood, the stove was a brownish black, and the refrigerator was silver.

Gary Wright, Wright Trak Railroad Models

-- Larry Goolsby (lgoolsby@aphsa.org), March 26, 2003.

Paul Faulk asked me to post this - slides in his collection show yellow end railings with orange sides (actually angle iron with yellow on the side facing the end and orange on the side facing the side). All handrails and ladders are yellow. Early slides show orange on both sides of the angle iron, so the paint scheme may have changed slightly.

-- Larry Goolsby (lgoolsby@aphsa.org), March 26, 2003.

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