H2A Questions

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Wed Nov 10 22:29:07 EST 2021


I'm not sure about 1960, but the switch to 24" letters happened during
H2a production, so you would want the 17" lettering on the cars with
lower numbers, like 15500 here

>From a modeling perspective, there is one easy spotting feature to
distinguish between the H2a and H2/H3, seen in these two views of the



Jim Laney

On Wed, Nov 10, 2021 at 10:30 AM NW Modeling List via NW-Modeling-List
<nw-modeling-list at nwhs.org> wrote:
> I noticed that Broadway Limited has another run of H2A's in the works. This run will feature both 17 and 24 inch schemes as well as hamburger scheme repaints. I'm wondering was it possible to still see 17 inch lettered cars around 1960? I'd like to add some to my fleet for some variety, but I'm not sure how many I would need.
> Also, what all needs to be done to a Broadway Limited H2A in order to convert it to an H3 or H2? They all seem very similar to each other.
> -Evan Miller
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