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Life-Like Proto 2000 PS-2 Covered Hoppers:  CNW covered hoppers were a dime a dozen on the East End.  The only problem is that this paint job is not the most common.  Most CNW covered hoppers on the East End were dark green.  Some were even light blue ex-Rock cars.  These cars come assembled, so I painted the wheel faces with primer and then rust colors (the wheels are metal, so must be primed first).  I painted the trucks black, they come light grey.  I weathered the ends and bottom with oversprays of dirt colors.  I added some chalk weathering.  The rust color streaks are common on grain cars, and the white simulates spilled loads.  All in all, a great one night or one day project.  Just add dark green ones by the dozen for each one light grey one you have.