Color query re roofs of SP Overnite Black boxcars

Discussion in 'The Real Thing- North America' started by Meiriongwril, Aug 14, 2006.

  1. Meiriongwril

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    Models of the SP black livery Overnite boxcars all have black roofs, but it's been suggested to me that in reality these wouldn't have been painted but been in a silvery or aluminum color.
    Does anyone know what's correct with these? Thanks!