Station Colors

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  1. jwpesq

    jwpesq New Member

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    Hello, using Floquil paints, I am wondering what the appropriate colors would be for a Southern Pacific Passenger depot circa 1915-1925, location, Southern California. Or could anyone recommend a source for such information? I have only seen a few black and white photos. Thanks, and sorry if this has been covered before. John.
  2. Russ Bellinis

    Russ Bellinis Active Member

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    It would depend on the design. They commonly used "California Mission" style stations in many locales like the Palm Springs depot that was featured in RMC a few years ago. Those would be adobe (off white) colored with a red Spanish tile roof. The downtown Los Angeles station that S.P. used before the Union Station was built was a brick structure. I think they may have built some wood fram structures as well.
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    Southern Pacific Railroad Technical and Historical Society on the WWWs. and in Pasadena.