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Colorized from a Shorpy original. I've seen two different versions of the American Railway Express logo; one in green with red lettering, and the red diamond version here, a more obvious precursor to the Railway Express Agency which would be incorporated in 1929. Apologies if I have any of the uniform colours wrong. View full size.