C&O Diesel Font

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C&O Diesel Font

Postby C&O2755 » Sun Feb 27, 2011 2:54 pm

Wondering if anyone can give me the name of the cursive font C&O's road name was painted in on the sides of its E and F units. Thanks.
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Re: C&O Diesel Font

Postby Otto Vondrak » Mon Apr 04, 2011 8:32 pm

C&O2755 wrote:Wondering if anyone can give me the name of the cursive font C&O's road name was painted in on the sides of its E and F units. Thanks.


It's not a "font," it was custom artwork designed by the railroad.

Of course, thanks to the magic of computers, yes, now you can purchase it as a font.

http://www.railfonts.com/cgi-bin/font_s ... page6.html

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