This wooden Fruit Growers Express reefer and at least one companion were set off on an unused track in Conrail’s Enola Yard. I can’t determine for sure, but the car may have ... (more)
Found this 1957 vintage PFE ice refrigerator car on display at the California State Railroad Museum in 1994. It was moved to the Niles Canyon Railway in 2008 and is operational there.
The Orange Juice Train has been a staple of east coast railroading since 1971, when Tropicana instituted a once-a-week unit train between its processing facility in Bradenton, Florida, and its nor... (more)
In the past few years I’ve seen photos that included Cryo-Trans reefers that were filthy and tagged beyond recognition. Here is what one looked like when fresh.
By 1973, freight cars with the old Santa Fe logo (with pointy serifs on the letters) were already becoming rare. So whenever any 40' ice refrigerator cars with these logos showed up in Fullerton,... (more)
The iceman...is here. Note stencil that car is for ice service only.
Gotta love graffiti.
Old CP lettering of the 50's.
Mfg in 1949.