Re: FGEX refrigerator cars

benjaminfrank_hom <b.hom@...>

Thomas Baker wrote:
"I have an old kit, probably from the very early Fifties, of a Fruit
Growers Express refrigerator car. Its number is 36000, and I wonder if
someone out there knows when cars in that series became extinct. A few
years I replaced the wood roof and ends with styrene but retained the
silk-screened sides. Would such a car have been around in 1953?"

Yes. There were 820 cars in FGEX 36000-37999 in 1953. See the Bill
Welch FGEX Combined Special Issue of TKM/TB&OM/TS-CLM, still available
for download at

Ben Hom

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