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I have added to my collection a model of the ALCO RS-1 switcher locomotive of the Kansas City Souther line by ATLAS
THis unit has a RED overall paint and is numbered 1112 i believe this paint scheme is known as Deramus paint job
Does anybody know for sure when was first introduce?
thanks very much for your reply
Looking in my KCS books, it appears to be about 1966-67, or close to that. I did find a picture of it, roughly 19 months before it was traded to EMD. It was the only one to be painted red. (Sited: Kansas City Southern, Color Pictorial, Steve Allen Goen)
Thanks very much indeed for your help on this issue
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