1940 Refrigerator Car, Ice

Manufacturer:MLW Services (click for web site)
Category:Refrigerator Car, Ice
Prototype Year/Era:1940
Road Name:Canadian National Railways (CNR)
Model Introduced:2013
Product Type:Brass Kit
Finishunpainted
Series 1 with early patch and 1945 scheme. It has square corner Dreadnaught ends.
Photo
photo © Andy Malette
Manufacturer:Perma-Bilt
Manufacturer ID:9125
Category:Refrigerator Car, Ice
Prototype Year/Era:1940
Road Name:Santa Fe Refrigerator Despatch (SFRD)
Road Number:5047
Prototype Class:RS
Product Type:Metal Kit
Finishunpainted
Prototype Dimensions:50'
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. Photo #2 shows Ed's model to which he added S-Helper Service trucks and Kadee #808 couplers (the brown ones), and several other details.
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Photo #2
Photo #3
photo © Bob Werre

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