Strates train 1970scheme

Introduced 1970
Base Color Pale yellow
Letterboard

Red, on the red unit

Pastel blue, on the blue unit

Various sayings on many of the letterboards.

Windowband (base) 
Lower Band

(base)

"STRATES SHOWS" in pastel blue with black outline, on the red unit

"STRATES SHOWS" in red with black outline, on the blue unit

Lettering Gold with a black outline
Car Name Location Black text within a gold emblem on the lower band at each end of the car just inside of the car number.
Car Number

White number on a red field within a gold outlined circle, on the blue unit

White number on a pastel blue field within a gold outlined circle, on the red unit

 

Roof Silver
Other Notes

Starting in 1970, the JES field two trains -- a red unit and a blue unit.

There were 27 cars on the red train and 23 cars on the blue train.

In 1970, the car names were #2 Syracuse, Ny. , #3 Hamburg, Ny. #4 Dunkirk, Ny. #5 Raleigh, Nc. #6 Clearfeild, Pa. #7 Nashville, Tn. #8 York, Pa. #9 Winston-Salem, NC #10 Harrington, De. #11 Savannah, Ga. #14 Danville, Va. #12 Diner #21 Baggage-Generator.

 

 

STRATES 1 1970scheme

#1, STRATESVILLE, in 1970 scheme [Strates Shows]

Strates 2 1972 

#2, SYRACUSE, 1972 [Strates Shows]

Strates 3 2 #3, HAMBURG, on the red train [Smith]

Strates 4 1972 

#4, DUNKIRK, in 1972. [Strates Shows]

strates 5 1970ish blue 

#5, RALEIGH, on the blue train [Smith]
"AMERICA'S FINEST MIDWAY"

Strates 6 1972 

#6, CLEARFIELD, in 1972. [Strates Shows]
"ENTERTAINMENT IN THE GRAND STYLE"

Strates 7 blue

#7, NASHVILLE, on the blue train.
"AMERICA'S FINEST MIDWAY"

Strates 8 1970scheme

#8, YORK, on the red train. [Strates Shows]

Strates 9 1970scheme

#9, WINSTON-SALEM, on the red train. [Strates Shows]

In 1972 the letterboard read
"ENTERTAINMENT IN THE GRAND STYLE"
[Strates Shows]

Strates 10 red

#10, HARRINGTON, on the red train. [Strates Shows]
"AMERICA'S FINEST MIDWAY"

Strates 11 1972 

#11, SAVANNAH, in 1972. {Strates Shows]
"AMERICA'S FINEST MIDWAY"

 
 

Strates 14 red

#14, DANVILLE, on the red train.
"ENTERTAINMENT IN THE GRAND STYLE"