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You are correct it is SRLX. I had sent a second message that corrected the typo. Blamed it on my mouse.
As for the paint color… That has been bothering me since I pulled the slide out of the file box. I remember that car being silver. This is an old Ektachrome slide and perhaps we are seeing some color shift with age. Not a good thing.
Another thought is that the car needs a bath.
If my skills with Photoshop were better I should try to correct this file.
Bill I think that is SRLX, not SLRX. Two different companies.
And the SRLX reefer was painted a bright aluminum color.
On 9/18/2021 6:21 PM, Bill Keene via
Recently there has been some discussion regarding SLRX reefers. So
I went into my slide files to see what there might be. Alas, not
Attached is the only SLRX photo that I have. This of the 25034
mechanical reefer built in 1954. I hope it is of some interest to
the group. Photo was taken at the Kansas City Railroad Museum on
May 19, 1974. This shortly after the museum moved to the downtown
-- Tim O'ConnorSterling, Massachusetts
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