1927-era Models by S-Helper Service

Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00476
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:(undecorated)
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Gray. Model shown in the photo has custom decals applied by Dale.
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model owned by Dale Minard
photo © Dale Minard
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00477
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:(undecorated)
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Yellow. Model shown in the photo has custom decals applied by Dale.
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model owned by Dale Minard
photo © Dale Minard
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00717
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:(undecorated)
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Box-car red. Model shown in the photo has custom decals applied by Dale.
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model owned by Dale Minard
photo © Dale Minard
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00478
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:(undecorated)
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Orange. Model shown in the main photo has custom decals applied by Dale.
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model owned by Dale Minard
photo © Dale Minard
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00513
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:American Refrigerator Transit Co (ART)
Road Number:120814
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Berghoff Beer".
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00803
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:American Refrigerator Transit Co (ART)
Road Number:426
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2002
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00479
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:American Refrigerator Transit Co (ART)
Road Number:53460
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2002
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #00480 (road number 53426), SHS #01002 (road number 20555), SHS #01003 (road number 21608), and SHS #00685 (three-car set, which was never actually produced, per Don Thompson 04/16/2013)).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00659
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:B.A.F.
Road Number:003A
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Saval". Also produced as SHS #00720 (road number 003B).
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01950
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:B.D.G.X.
Road Number:427
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"R&H". Also produced as SHS #01949 (road number 426).
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00573
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Bangor & Aroostook (BAR)
Road Number:6006
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #00574 (road number 6514).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00484
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Burlington Refrigerator Line (BREX)
Road Number:75014
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also available as part of a three-car set (see second photo by Dick Kramer, SHS #00683). The other cars included in the set were SHS #00483 (road number 75276 - see Photo #3), and SHS #00718 (road number 75646).
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Photo #3
model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00690
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:C.B.L.X.
Road Number:804
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Carling Black Label Beer" (Carling is a Canadian beer brewing company). Also produced as SHS #00691 (road number 807), SHS #01830 (road number 809), SHS #02123 (road number 799), and SHS #02124 (road number 812). Road numbers 804 and 807 were produced for R.S.S.V.P. Models
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01032
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:California Dispatch Lines (CDLX)
Road Number:276
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2002
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Tipo Wine". Also produced as SHS #01033 (road number 279). Distributed by Scenery Unlimited.
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Photo #2
model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00699
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Canadian National Railways (CNR)
Road Number:208268
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #00700 (road number 208273).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01017
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Century Beer
Road Number:4600
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2002
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00506
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Chateau Martin
Road Number:109
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS SHS #00507 (road number 143) and SHS #00508 (road number 103). All three models were the 2000 NASG Convention cars. The prototype of these models is an insulated wine tank car (tanks inside of a re-purposed reefer; no ice bunks). Bill's model shows the model upgraded with River Raisin brass trucks. Road number 143 is shown in the second photo by Ed Kirstatter.
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Photo #2
model owned by Bill Winans
photo © Bill Winans
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01800
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:CMRX
Road Number:4504
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2007
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01272
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Columbia Conserve Company (CKKX)
Road Number:7500
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2003
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00592
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Cudahy Refrigerator Line
Road Number:8945
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Old Dutch Cleanser". Also produced as SHS #00583 (8920).
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:02043
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Delaware, Lackawanna & Western (DL&W)
Road Number:7000
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2009
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #02044 (road number 7032).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00610
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:E. Kahn's Sons Co. (EKSX)
Road Number:1064
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #00611 (road number 1065).
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00924
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:E. Kahn's Sons Co. (EKSX)
Road Number:51002
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2003
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #00923 (road number 51002). SHS #00925 is listed in advertisements, but no road number was provided. The interesting historical note about these two cars is that the word "Refrigerator" is misspelled (missing the "G").
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01605
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Erie Railroad
Road Number:27017
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #01606 (no road number specified).
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:02046
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Falstaff Brewing
Road Number:1437
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2009
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Falstaff". Also produced as SHS #02047 (road number 1933). Both cars were two of the four 2009 NASG Convention cars. The second photo is the official S-Helper Service artwork contributed by Don Thompson.
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Photo #2
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00485
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Fontenell Brewing Co (FBX)
Road Number:5300
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #00486 (road number 5301), and SHS #01940 (road number 5302).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01899
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Frank Fehr Brewing Co. (FFBX)
Road Number:7700
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Fehr Brewery"
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:02067
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Fruit Growers Express (FGEX)
Road Number:1881
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2004
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Produced for the Baltimore Area American Flyer Club (road name FGEX 1881).
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01732
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Fruit Growers Express (FGEX)
Road Number:1934
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2007
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
This car and SHS #01731 (road number 2007) were the 2007 NASG Convention cars. Also produced as SHS #02068 (road number 2010). The second image is the official S-Helper Service artwork for the 2007 NASG Convention car, contributed by Don Thompson.
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Photo #2
model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01015
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Fruit Growers Express (FGEX)
Road Number:7048
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2004
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #01016 (road number 7055). Three-car sets were also produced as SHS #00719 and #00695.
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01510
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:General American Pfaudler (GPEX)
Road Number:817
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #01511 (road number 815).
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00487
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Gerber (GSVX)
Road Number:1003
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Gerber
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01637
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Illinois Onion Exchange (IONX)
Road Number:3700
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2005
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00689
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:J.R.K.X.
Road Number:1038
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Knickerbocker". Also produced as SHS #00688 (road number 1029).
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01694
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:K.P.E.X.
Road Number:6000
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Skyland Eggs".
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00568
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Lackawanna Refrigerator Line (LRX)
Road Number:2001
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2001
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #00569 (road number 7247). Both of these cars were the 2001 NASG Convention cars. The second image is the original artwork of the car, contributed by Don Thompson.
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00489
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Lehigh Valley
Road Number:36150
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #00490 (road number 36091).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:02048
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Lemp Refrigerator Co.
Road Number:1504
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2009
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Lemp Falstaff". Also produced as SHS #02049 (road number 2009). Both cars were two of the four 2009 NASG Convention cars.
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00518
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:M.A.C.X.
Road Number:3300
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Parrot Potatoes".
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01692
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:M.A.H.X.
Road Number:303
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Berkshire Ham and Bacon".
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01512
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:M.B.I.X.
Road Number:3901
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2004
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00572
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:M.R.S.
Road Number:5585
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Ralston Purina".
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01271
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:M.S.E.X.
Road Number:1002
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2003
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00658
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:M.T.C.
Road Number:1833
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Brookside Milk". Also produced as SHS #01636 (road number 1834).
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01273
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:M.V.C.X.
Road Number:12311
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2003
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Niblets".
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00495
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Merchants Dispatch Transportation (MDT/NYC)
Road Number:20681
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #00496 (road number 20688; see second photo, by Dick Kramer).
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Photo #2
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01881
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Milwaukee Road (MILW)
Road Number:2008
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2004
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Weber Waukesha Beer". Also produced as SHS #01882 (road number 3301), SHS #01883 (road number 3302), SHS #01955 (road number 3303), and SHS #01956 (road number 3304).
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01333
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Milwaukee Road (MILW)
Road Number:29291
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2004
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #01363 (road number 29292), SHS #01393 (road number 29293), SHS #01403 (road number 29294), and SHS #01413 (road number 29291).
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01944
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Moxie Beverage Co.
Road Number:1948
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2008
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as: SHS #01876 (road number 1876) and SHS #01877 (road number 2008), both of which were the 2008 NASG Convention cars. And, also produced as SHS #01943 (road number 1884). The second image is of the original SHS artwork for this car, contributed by Don Thompson.
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Photo #2
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00527
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Narragansett (NBRX)
Road Number:13
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Narragansett". Also produced as SHS #00528 (road number 16).
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01642
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:National Car Company (NX)
Road Number:1801
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2005
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Heileman Brewery".
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01693
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:National Car Company (NX)
Road Number:3060
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Peerless".
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00798
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:New York, New Haven & Hartford
Road Number:22502
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #00799 (road number 22543).
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00796
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Nickel Plate Road (NKP)
Road Number:2002
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2002
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #00797 (road number X52002). Both of these cars were the 2002 NASG Convention cars. The second image is the original artwork for the car, contributed by Don Thompson.
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00570
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:North American Despatch (NADX)
Road Number:6266
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2010
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Baby Ruth". Also produced as SHS #00571 (road number NADX 6268).
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Photo #2
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00584
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:North American Despatch (NADX)
Road Number:6336
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Land O' Lakes". SHS #00585 is listed, but it was never produced (per Don Thompson 08/21/2014).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01607
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:North Western Refrigerator Line (NWX)
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2004
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #01608 (no road number specified), and SHS #00684 (which was a three-car set).
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:02045
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:North Western Refrigerator Line (NWX)
Road Number:14021
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2004
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01274
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:North Western Refrigerator Line (NWX)
Road Number:14290
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2004
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Monarch".
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00492
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:North Western Refrigerator Line (NWX)
Road Number:15024
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2004
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
This car was available separately or as part of a three-car set. Also produced as SHS #00491 (road number 15353; see second photo by S-Helper Service).
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model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01513
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:North Western Refrigerator Line (NWX)
Road Number:15634
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2004
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Our Mother's Cocoa".
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00493
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:North Western Refrigerator Line (NWX)
Road Number:3186
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
This car was available separately or as part of a three-car set. Also produced as SHS #00494 (road number 3759; see second photo by Dick Kramer).
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Photo #2
model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00801
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:North Western Refrigerator Line (NWX)
Road Number:85353
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2002
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01695
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:North Western Refrigerator Line (NWX)
Road Number:8607
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2004
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Priebe".
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00686
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Northern Pacific
Road Number:900423
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2004
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #00687 (road number 900684).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01004
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Northern Refrigerator Car Co. (NRCC)
Road Number:2002
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2002
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #01005 (road number 3469).
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00515
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Northern Refrigerator Car Co. (NRCC)
Road Number:2930
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2004
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:02060
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Northern Refrigerator Car Co. (NRCC)
Road Number:3352
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2004
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Gluek Brewing (blue logo). Also produced as SHS #02061 (road number 3353). Both of which were created specifically for Hoquat Hobbies.
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01006
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Northern Refrigerator Car Co. (NRCC)
Road Number:6399
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2002
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01638
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:O.F.P.X.
Road Number:4003
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00800
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:O.R.E.X.
Road Number:90104
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2002
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Grand Union Food Markets".
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00516
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:P. Ballantine Refrigerator (PBBX)
Road Number:106
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #00517 (road number 107; photo by Dick Kramer), SHS #2039 (road number 103), and SHS #02040 (road number 104). The prototypes reefers served the big Ballantine brewery in Newark, New Jersey.
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model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01951
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Pacific Fruit Express (PFE)
Road Number:11040
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2002
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
One herald on each side (Union Pacific/Southern Pacific). Also produced as SHS #01952 (road number 11007), and SHS #01957 (road number 13210).
Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00567
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Pacific Fruit Express (PFE)
Road Number:19904
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2005
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
SP logo. A three-car set which also included SHS #00682 (road numbers: 37563, 38434, 36925), and SHS #00566 (road number 19623).
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Photo #2
model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00498
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Pacific Fruit Express (PFE)
Road Number:35199
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
SP logo on one side, and UP "Overland Route" herald on the other. Also produced as SHS #00499 (road number 34782).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01609
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Pacific Fruit Express (PFE)
Road Number:52273
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #01610 (road number 52275).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01000
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Pacific Fruit Express (PFE)
Road Number:91022
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2002
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Double herald (Union Pacific/Southern Pacific). Also produced as SHS #01001 (road number 97680; see second photo by S-Helper Service).
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Photo #2
model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01639
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Pacific Fruit Express (PFE)
Road Number:92347
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2002
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Double herald (Southern Pacific/Union Pacific). Also produced as SHS #01640 (road number 95648), and SHS #01641 (road number 97949).
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00497
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Pacific Great Eastern (PGE)
Road Number:810
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
The 2000 Christmas car.
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01953
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:S.S.B.X.
Road Number:707
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Silver Spring". Also produces as SHS #01954 (road number 708).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00482
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Santa Fe Refrigerator Despatch (SFRD)
Road Number:22732
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"El Capitan" logo on one side and straight system map on the other.
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00481
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Santa Fe Refrigerator Despatch (SFRD)
Road Number:22739
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Grand Canyon
Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00716
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Santa Fe Refrigerator Despatch (SFRD)
Road Number:22753
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
The Scout
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01611
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Santa Fe Refrigerator Despatch (SFRD)
Road Number:25017
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
California Super Chief
Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01691
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Santa Fe Refrigerator Despatch (SFRD)
Road Number:25213
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Chief.
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01829
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Santa Fe Refrigerator Despatch (SFRD)
Road Number:26329
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2007
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #01828 (road number 26300), SHS #01947 (road number 26329), and SHS #01946 (road number 26104).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01132
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Swift Refrigerator Line (SRLX)
Road Number:7080
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2002
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Note that, even though S-Helper Service did fantastic work in making their models as accurate as possible through extensive research, the Swift reefers used the wrong reporting marks on the car. Instead of "SLRX" they should state "SRLX". Sources for this information are "Classic Freight Cars, Vol. 3: 40 ft Refrigerator Cars" by John Henderson (ISBN 1-882608-01-1), and "Refrigerator Car Color Guide" by Gene Green (ISBN 1-58248-165-2). S-Helper Service also produced a three-car set as SHS #00804 (see second photo by Dick Kramer).
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Photo #2
model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01130
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Swift Refrigerator Line (SRLX)
Road Number:7085
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2002
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Note that, even though S-Helper Service did fantastic work in making their models as accurate as possible through extensive research, the Swift reefers used the wrong reporting marks on the car. Instead of "SLRX" they should state "SRLX". Sources for this information are "Classic Freight Cars, Vol. 3: 40 ft Refrigerator Cars" by John Henderson (ISBN 1-882608-01-1), and "Refrigerator Car Color Guide" by Gene Green (ISBN 1-58248-165-2). S-Helper Service also produced a three-car set as SHS #00804 (see second photo by Dick Kramer).
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Photo #2
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01131
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Swift Refrigerator Line (SRLX)
Road Number:7088
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2002
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Note that, even though S-Helper Service did fantastic work in making their models as accurate as possible through extensive research, the Swift reefers used the wrong reporting marks on the car. Instead of "SLRX" they should state "SRLX". Sources for this information are "Classic Freight Cars, Vol. 3: 40 ft Refrigerator Cars" by John Henderson (ISBN 1-882608-01-1), and "Refrigerator Car Color Guide" by Gene Green (ISBN 1-58248-165-2). S-Helper Service also produced a three-car set as SHS #00804 (see second photo by Dick Kramer).
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Photo #2
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00500
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Tivoli Beer (TUX)
Road Number:5100
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #00501 (road number not specified).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:02050
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Union Refrigerator Transit (URT)
Road Number:12818
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2009
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Prima Special".
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00525
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Union Refrigerator Transit (URT)
Road Number:16801
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2002
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #00526 (road number #16809). These were produced for R.S.S.V.P. Models, and represent the last two reefers that were made for the IGA Food Stores.
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01275
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Union Refrigerator Transit (URT)
Road Number:17500
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Wilson Milk". Also produced as SHS #01276 (road number 17501).
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00697
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Union Refrigerator Transit (URT)
Road Number:18303
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01516
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Union Refrigerator Transit (URT)
Road Number:1995
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2005
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Curve Premium Beer" wooden billboard reefer. Also produced as SHS #01517 (road number 2005). Both of these models were the 2005 NASG Convention cars.
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Photo #2
model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Union Refrigerator Transit (URT)
Road Number:2005
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Special-run.
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model owned by Bill Winans
photo © Bill Winans
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01514
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Union Refrigerator Transit (URT)
Road Number:23099
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2004
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Carnation Milk".
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00503
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Union Refrigerator Transit (URT)
Road Number:23120
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"A&P". Also produced as SHS #00502 (road number 23021; see second photo by Dick Kramer).
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Photo #2
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01844
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Union Refrigerator Transit (URT)
Road Number:55075
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2007
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"White Rock Water".
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01803
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Union Refrigerator Transit (URT)
Road Number:72202
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2007
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Also produced as SHS #01981 (road number 72215), and SHS #01982 (road number 72220).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01277
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Union Refrigerator Transit (URT)
Road Number:87015
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Milwaukee Road. Also produced as SHS #01278 (road number 87217).
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model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00504
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Union Refrigerator Transit (URT)
Road Number:90138
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Old Heidelberg". Also produced as SHS #00505 (road number 90159), and SHS #01770 (road number 90160).
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00802
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Union Refrigerator Transit (URT)
Road Number:91168
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2002
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Pabst".
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photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01007
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Union Refrigerator Transit (URT)
Road Number:92132
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2002
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Schlitz beer".
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model owned by Jack Troxell
photo © Bob Werre
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00698
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:W.R.X.
Road Number:11124
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01884
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:W.R.X.
Road Number:11497
Prototype Era:1927
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01801
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Western Fruit Express (WFEX)
Road Number:1313
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2007
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01515
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Western Fruit Express (WFEX)
Road Number:63255
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2004
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
"Great Falls Beer".
Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01279
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Western Fruit Express (WFEX)
Road Number:67304
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2004
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Great Northern. Also produced as SHS #01280 (road number 67395).
Photo
photo © (S-Helper Service stock photo)
Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:00514
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:Wilson Car Line
Road Number:7554
Prototype Era:1927
Model Introduced:2000
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Photo
model owned by Dick Kramer
photo © Dick Kramer

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