Re: PFE reefers & FGE reefers on the Pennsy


tim gilbert <tgilbert@...>
 

Schuyler G Larrabee wrote:

It's been said:
If you are a freight car modeler, you model the Pennsy.

It seems to me that there's a corollary:
If you are a freight car modeler, you model PFE.

No?
Not quite. When most produce was terminated at Fruit & Vegetable
Terminal Markets in the northeast, few, if any, produce reefers traveled
on rural branch lines. No Mom & Pop grocery store could sell a carload
of fresh produce.

Tim Gilbert

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