Re: Photo: Illinois Central Express Reefer 4840 (Undated)

Jeffrey White

According to the diagram sheet in the 1952 Passenger car diagram book there were 58 cars in that class numbered between 4652-4840.  Originally built by AC&F in 1925.  There were another 74 of these cars numbered in these series 5653-5848, 6672-6842, 6900-6950.

The latter cars had smooth plywood sides.

Jeff White

Alma IL

On 7/14/2021 11:58 AM, Bob Chaparro via wrote:

Photo: Illinois Central Express Reefer 4840 (Undated)

Photo from Classic Trains:

One of 35 wood-sheathed refrigerator cars IC converted to express service.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

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