1938 Refrigerator Car, Ice

Manufacturer:Perma-Bilt
Manufacturer ID:9097
Category:Refrigerator Car, Ice
Prototype Year/Era:1938
Road Name:Union Refrigerator Transit (URT)
Road Number:88547
Product Type:Metal Kit
Finishunpainted
Prototype Dimensions:40'
These kits consisted of a wooden framework (for the floor, two roof strips, end blocks, and spacer blocks), over which the pre-painted/lettered stamped metal sides, ends, roof, and roof walk were to be applied. Northeastern Bettendorf trucks and Kadee #802 couplers were added to complete this car. It weighs 9oz.
Photo
photo © Ed Kirstatter

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