Whats the best looking paint scheme?

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Jeremiaha Austin

North to the Future
Then again ...

Them trucks are silver.

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Active Member
I like,
Amtrak shamu on the P42's
NYS&W's yellow jacket
KCS Belle
Florida East Coast pre railamerica
Erie Railroad green with golden wings on the nose of a E8A
Erie Lackawanna Grey with maroon and yellow
NYC Lightning bolt stripe

But mostly a fan of these guys as I am trying to model them.


I love the D&H lighting strips and the Santa Fe super fleet colors. beyond that nothing like an ugly grungy alco in my book


There is/was a small railroad that used a light gray body color with a dark blue/purple band around the whole locomotive at 'name badge' level, similar to Susquehanna's style. It was beautiful and I haven't been able to find it again :(


Master Mechanic
How about the Southern's classic Tuxedo or the Green and Gold of the Crescent!


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Defendin Freedom Since 99
Not in any order but these are my favorite:

Penn Central Green

Santa Fe (blue and yellow)

Alaska (blue and yellow)


Off The Rails
I like the Rio Grande freight scheme:


And the Santa Fe War Bonnet scheme:



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