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Great Northern Painting Diagrams

 

Empire Builder Paint Scheme
TYPE LETTERING SOURCE ISSUE PAGE SCALE REMARKS
Alco FA1 Empire Builder GNRHS Reference sheet #17: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 4 Not to scale  

Alco RS1

Empire Builder GNRHS Reference sheet #30: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 2 Not to scale  

Alco RS2

Empire Builder GNRHS Reference sheet #30: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 2 Not to scale  

Alco RS3

Empire Builder GNRHS Reference sheet #30: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 2 Not to scale  
Alco S2 Empire Builder GNRHS Reference sheet #30: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 3 Not to scale  
BLW VO1000 Empire Builder GNRHS Reference sheet #21: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 3 Not to scale  
EMD E7A Empire Builder GNRHS Reference sheet #21: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 4 Not to scale

1947 Paint scheme 

EMD FTA Empire Builder GNRHS Reference sheet #17: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 2 Not to scale  
EMD FTB Empire Builder GNRHS Reference sheet #17: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 3 Not to scale  

EMD F3A

Empire Builder GNRHS Reference sheet #34: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 2 Not to scale

Includes note on painting skirts, fuel tanks and  trucks aluminum for passenger loco's.

EMD F3B

 

Empire Builder GNRHS Reference sheet #34: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 3 Not to scale  

EMD F7A

Empire Builder GNRHS Reference sheet #34: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 2 Not to scale

Includes note on painting skirts, fuel tanks and  trucks aluminum for passenger loco's.

EMD F7B

Empire Builder GNRHS Reference sheet #34: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 3 Not to scale  

EMD GP7

 

Empire Builder GNRHS Reference sheet #34: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 4 Not to scale  

EMD GP9

Empire Builder GNRHS Reference sheet #34: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 4 Not to scale  

EMD NW2

Empire Builder GNRHS Reference sheet #38: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 2 Not to scale Diagram notes no engine numbers; only 'Used on 1000 hp switchers'

EMD NW2

Empire Builder GNRHS Reference sheet #30: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 4 Not to scale  
EMD NW3 Railroad Roman GNRHS Reference sheet #21: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 1 Not to scale  
EMD NW5 Railroad Roman GNRHS Reference sheet #21: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 2 Not to scale  

EMD SD7

 

Empire Builder GNRHS Reference sheet #34: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 1 Not to scale  

EMD SD9

Empire Builder GNRHS Reference sheet #34: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 1 Not to scale  
EMD SW1 Empire Builder GNRHS Reference sheet #30: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 1 Not to scale  

EMD SW7

Empire Builder GNRHS Reference sheet #30: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 4 Not to scale  

EMD SW8

 

Empire Builder GNRHS Reference sheet #38: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 3 Not to scale  

EMD SW9

Empire Builder GNRHS Reference sheet #38: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 3 Not to scale  
GNRHS: Great Northern Railway Historical Society

Copyright 2005 Ben Ringnalda

 

Simplified Empire Builder Paint Scheme
Type Source Issue Page Scale Remarks
None known to have been published

Copyright 2005 Ben Ringnalda

 

Big Sky Blue Paint Scheme
Type Source Issue Page Scale Remarks
All Cab type A-units GNRHS Reference sheet #71: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 1 Not to scale  

EMD GP7

 

GNRHS Reference sheet #71: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 4 Not to scale  

EMD GP9

 

GNRHS Reference sheet #71: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 4 Not to scale  

EMD GP9m

 

GNRHS Reference sheet #71: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 4 Not to scale  

EMD GP20

GNRHS Reference sheet #71: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 4 Not to scale  
EMD SD45 GNRHS Reference sheet #71: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 3 Not to scale  
GE U25B GNRHS Reference sheet #71: Great Northern Diesel Painting Diagrams 2 Not to scale  
GNRHS: Great Northern Railway Historical Society

Copyright 2005 Ben Ringnalda