Kinsman Scale Models Refrigerator Cars, Express

Manufacturer:Kinsman Scale Models
Category:Refrigerator Cars, Express
Road Name:Borden's (BFIX)
Model Introduced:1964
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
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Manufacturer:Kinsman Scale Models
Category:Refrigerator Cars, Express
Road Name:Canadian Pacific
Road Number:5650
Model Introduced:1964
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
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This kit was originally released in 1964 by Kinsman, and then re-released by Scenery Unlimited in 1979. The paint scheme is from 1922. The curved rooftop should be a peaked roof to be a correct match for the prototype car.
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model owned by Ken Garber
photo © Ken Garber
Manufacturer:Kinsman Scale Models
Category:Refrigerator Cars, Express
Road Name:Central Vermont (CV)
Road Number:556
Model Introduced:1964
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Modeling Notes:view our page
This wood reefer kit came with pre-painted and lettered sides, and also included letterboards, and soft-metal and stamped-brass details. Dick's model was built by Virgil Crosby. Items not included with the kit that were added to the model are Nimco suburban trucks and Kadee HO-scale couplers. The product was reviewed in the June 1964 S Gauge Herald (see Online Article link). This model is now available from Scenery Unlimited (see Photo #2).
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model owned by Dick Karnes
photo © Dick Karnes
Manufacturer:Kinsman Scale Models
Category:Refrigerator Cars, Express
Road Name:Great Northern (GN)
Model Introduced:1964
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
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Manufacturer:Kinsman Scale Models
Category:Refrigerator Cars, Express
Road Name:Milwaukee Road (MILW)
Model Introduced:1964
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
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Manufacturer:Kinsman Scale Models
Category:Refrigerator Cars, Express
Road Name:Northern Refrigerator Car Co. (NRCC)
Road Number:725
Model Introduced:1964
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
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model owned by Jack Troxell
photo © Bob Werre
Manufacturer:Kinsman Scale Models
Category:Refrigerator Cars, Express
Road Name:Pacific Fruit Express (PFE)
Road Number:503
Model Introduced:1964
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
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model owned by Bob Hogan
photo © Bob Hogan
Manufacturer:Kinsman Scale Models
Category:Refrigerator Cars, Express
Road Name:Railway Express Agency (REA)
Model Introduced:1964
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
Modeling Notes:view our page
Railway Express Agency wooden reefer kit with pre-painted/lettered sides and letterboards and soft-metal and stamped-brass details. No trucks were included, so Dick cut and spliced them from S Scale Locomotive & Supply 6-wheel sprung Commonwealth wood-beam passenger trucks. The model has HO-scale Kadee couplers installed. The product was reviewed in the June 1964 S Gauge Herald.
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model owned by Dick Karnes
photo © Dick Karnes
Manufacturer:Kinsman Scale Models
Category:Refrigerator Cars, Express
Road Name:Renkins
Model Introduced:1964
Product Type:Craftsman Kit
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