CSX TRANSPORTATION

In 1980 the CSX was formed. This was basically the C&O/B&O/Seaboard System. In 1985 CSX was reorganized and the Chessie and Seaboard System were brought under the control of the CSXT Organization. At this time many new paint schemes were tried, until settling on the "BOW WAVE".

PAINT SCHEMES & PAINT MIXES

BLUE/GRAY CSX W/TRANSPORTATION SPELLED OUT
ROAD First scheme-few engines only 1985
Frame Engine black 414110
Trucks Engine black 414110
Body Top Color CSX Blue #414221
Body main color CSX Gray #414218
Walkway Stripe CSX Blue #414221
Handrails, grabs CSX Gray #414218
Handrails Risers Pactra RC57 Daytona Yellow
Lettering Blue
Number boards White/Black numbers
Decals None

BLUE/GRAY CSX(NO TRANSPORTATION)
ROAD Second scheme beginning 1986
Frame Engine black 414110
Trucks Engine black 414110
Body Top Color CSX Blue #414221
Body main color CSX Gray #414218
Walkway Stripe CSX Blue #414221
Handrails, grabs CSX Gray #414218
Handrails Risers Pactra RC57 Daytona Yellow
Lettering Blue
Number boards White/Black numbers
Decals MS #4141

BLUE/GRAY CSX WITH BLUE FRAME AND TRUCKS
ROAD Third scheme beginning 1987
Frame CSX Blue #414221
Trucks CSX Blue #414221
Body Top Color CSX Blue #414221
Body main color CSX Gray #414218
Walkway Stripe CSX Blue #414221
Handrails, grabs CSX Gray #414218
Handrails Risers Pactra RC57 Daytona Yellow
Lettering Blue
Number boards White/Black numbers
Decals None

GRAY STEALTH
ROAD Fourth scheme beginning 1989
Frame Engine black 414110
Trucks Engine black 414110
Body Top Color CSX Blue #414221
Body main color CSX Gray #414218
Walkway Stripe CSX Blue #414221
Handrails, grabs CSX Gray #414218
Handrails Risers Pactra RC57 Daytona Yellow
Lettering Blue
Number boards White/Black numbers
Decals None

GRAY/BLUE/YELLOW CSX
ROAD Fifth scheme beginning 1989
Frame Engine black 414110
Trucks Engine black 414110
Body Top Color CSX Blue #414221
Body main color CSX Gray #414218
Walkway Stripe CSX yellow #414122
Nose/Tail face only CSX yellow #414122
Handrails, grabs CSX Gray #414218
Handrails Risers Pactra RC57 Daytona Yellow
Lettering Blue
Number boards White/Black numbers
Decals None

GRAY/BLUE/YELLOW CSX "BOW WAVE"
ROAD Sixth scheme beginning 1991
Frame Engine black 414110
Trucks Engine black 414110
Body Top Color CSX Blue #414221
Body main color CSX Gray #414218
Body second color CSX yellow #414122
Walkway Stripe CSX yellow #414122
Entire Nose & Walkway Stripe CSX yellow #414122
Tail face only CSX yellow #414122
Handrails, grabs CSX Gray #414218
Handrails Risers Pactra RC57 Daytona Yellow
Lettering Blue
Number boards White/Black numbers
Decals None

All color mixes are based on PollyScale Acrylics paint numbers. All bottle sizes are 1 fluid ounce size. Capful refers to the cap on the bottle. HK=Herald King decals for reference only these are no longer available. MS=Microscale Decals C=Custom made on Alps Printer

S.A. McCall