Merchants Dispatch Transportation (MDT/NYC) Refrigerator Car, Ice

Manufacturer:Lionel (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:6-44139
Category:Refrigerator Car, Ice
Prototype Year/Era:1923
Road Name:Merchants Dispatch Transportation (MDT/NYC)
Road Number:17117
Model Introduced:2018
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
Also produced as Lionel #6-44140.
Photo
photo © (Lionel stock photo)
Manufacturer:Perma-Bilt
Category:Refrigerator Car, Ice
Road Name:Merchants Dispatch Transportation (MDT/NYC)
Road Number:3567
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. This model was built by Dick Karnes, and includes Northeastern Scale Models sprung Bettendorf trucks and HO-scale Kadee couplers.
Photo
photo © Dick Karnes
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00495
Category:Refrigerator Car, Ice
Prototype Year/Era:1927
Road Name:Merchants Dispatch Transportation (MDT/NYC)
Road Number:20681
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
Also produced as SHS #00496 (road number 20688; see second photo, by Dick Kramer).
Photo
Photo #2
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)

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