I was following a topic over on the Conrail board about the first Conrail repaint. What was the first ex-Conrail locomotive painted into NS colors? Google turned up no results.
MEC407 wrote:What was the first locomotive EVER to be painted in NS colors?That is what I would love to know too!! I think someone said it wasn't actually done until 1983, but I don't know the exact date..
MEC407 wrote:What was the first locomotive EVER to be painted in NS colors?The Paint Shop column in the October 1984 issue of Model Railroader had an article on detailing and painting a Norfolk Southern GP38AC. According to the article among the first, if not the first repainted units, were GP38ACs 4129-4132 which were released from the Roanoke paint shop in October of 1983.