Which model has the correct color scheme

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As I'm sure you guys know, Accurail and BranchlineTrains (on an Accurail body) have models of PS-1 40' "Moneysaver" box cars. I have one of each and was wondering which version is the more correct one. The Branchline model is lighter in color and has smaller lettering with some of the decals in slightly different locations from the Accurail version. Thank you.

Merrill Crissey

-- Merrill Crissey, Sr. (merrill1940@hotmail.com), September 08, 2002


Thanks to everyone for your help and suggestions. All are greatly appreciated. I used to have a snapshot of either me or my brother taken about 1953-54 standing next to a C of G boxcar in Orlando. It was the first time I ever noticed the C of G. Hope I can find that darn picture.

Merrill Crissey

-- Merrill Crissey, Sr. (merrill1940@hotmail.com), September 26, 2002.

We posted an article to the Web site when Kadee released its version of this car. For more details, including a photo of the car and links to Kadee's Web site, the link is


If you any have trouble with this URL, you can also find a link to the article from the Home Page by scrolling down


Ron. Wright

-- Ron. Wright (ron@cofg.org), September 13, 2002.


Actually, neither the Accurail nor the Branchline cars have very accurate lettering.

However, the lettering on the Kadee box car is extremely accurate.

Allen Tuten

-- Allen Tuten (allen@cofg.org), September 13, 2002.

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