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Old Train Number board typeface

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Is there a specific typeface or graphic someone created with the numerals from the older train number boards, R1 thru R38 is the last one I remember having that typeface. 

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Akzidenz is found on most of the rollsigns from the 32s to the 62s.

 

What Jon is looking for is this font, which is Independent Medium.

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Wasn't it Akzidenz-Grotesk?

That was the font of most of the replacement GOH boards for the 32's, 42's, 44's and 46's, and of course, many new cars.

I'm sure the original was probably something ade up for (MTA) as I don't think I've ever seen it anywhere else, though there are similar ones. Those little paper tags with red numbers you can find at cleaner's come very close. 

 

Akzidenz is found on most of the rollsigns from the 32s to the 62s.

 

What Jon is looking for is this font, which is Independent Medium.

Oh, wow; I never knew it was out as a downloadable font! 

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Akzidenz is found on most of the rollsigns from the 32s to the 62s.

 

What Jon is looking for is this font, which is Independent Medium.

 

Oh wow! I didn't know they actually made it into a font, thanks very much :)

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