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Re: Accurail 41' gon

Clark Propst
 

No, for CGW.
Clark Propst


Re: Circa 1950 50 ft.6 in. AAR Automobile Boxcar Decals

Clark Propst
 

You might see if Oddballs has something that might work? His decals are on sale for 50% off right now.
Clark propst

--- In STMFC@..., "Nelson Moyer" <ku0a@...> wrote:

I'm having trouble finding a decal set for a Branchline 50 ft. 6 in. AAR 5/8
panel double door boxcar for any one of the roads listed below:

NKP, 86000-86199, 12-49
KCS, 20901-21000, 1951
C&O, 27000-27749, 6-53
WAB, 19500-19799, 1953 (flag)
WAB, 200000-20199, 10-53 (flag in heart)

Microscale doesn't have any of these, and I'd like to know of other sources.
If someone has a set to sell, please contact me off list. I can piece
together build and new dates, but I need the proper lettering, data, and
herald for these cars. NKP is my first choice.

Nelson


Re: Accurail 41' gon: NC&StL, L&N, SOU, IC, C&O, & CRR; Not!

mopacfirst
 

I remember a Richard Hendrickson post on this subject. Don't have time to search for it, but I know if your search returned that many posts you may have not got the right ones.

Ron Merrick

--- In STMFC@..., "lnbill" <fgexbill@...> wrote:

The Accurail does not resemble the 40-ft. gons owned by the NC&StL, L&N, SOU, IC, C&O, and CRR beyond the fact they are are all nominally forty-feet long. I don't have my photos of Virginian gons in front of me but I am pretty sure they are not a match either.

Bill Welch

--- In STMFC@..., "Larry Sexton" <SSEXTON9@> wrote:

ACL, SCL (carry over into post merger), T&P, C of Ga (with minor work).
Don't know about others except that D&H isn't a match.



Larry Sexton



From: STMFC@... [mailto:STMFC@...] On Behalf Of
Schuyler Larrabee
Sent: Sunday, May 08, 2011 11:08 PM
To: STMFC@...
Subject: [STMFC] Accurail 41' gon





OK, I did what I'm supposed to and went to the list archives and read
through a couple hundred posts that result from a search for the topic I
have in the subject line.

I was looking for a good listing of what roads the model accurately
represents, and what roads it is a "well, not spot on but not too bad"
model, and what are "Foobies." Accurail offers a long list of roads.

I did this a few days ago, and what I recall is that C&NW had gons pretty
close to this model. And there were a couple other candidates for near miss
models.

But did we ever establish the full list of "accurate for . . . ." roads?

If I managed to miss the summary post listing them all, please give me the
post number and I'll go quietly. But if not, can we do that?

SGL

Candidate roads from Accurail listing:
D&RGW
CNW
T&P
D&H
GM&O
PRR
SP
ACL
C&O
MP
GN
NP
CN
SF
C&NW (black)
SBD
SP&S
DM&IR
N&W
NYC
WAB
PM
KGB&W
SOU
L&N
MON
NKP
Frisco
MC
NH
B&M
W&LE
CofG
Virginian
B&O
DL&W
WP
CNJ
UP
B&LE
RDG
IC
LV
RUT
T&NO
CCC&StL
P&LE
MP
ERIE
RI
WM
NC&StL
DT&I
MKT
CGW

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Re: Accurail 41' gon

Michael Aufderheide
 

MON is a foobie.

--- On Sun, 5/8/11, Schuyler Larrabee <schuyler.larrabee@...> wrote:


From: Schuyler Larrabee <schuyler.larrabee@...>
Subject: [STMFC] Accurail 41' gon
To: STMFC@...
Date: Sunday, May 8, 2011, 10:07 PM


 



OK, I did what I'm supposed to and went to the list archives and read
through a couple hundred posts that result from a search for the topic I
have in the subject line.

I was looking for a good listing of what roads the model accurately
represents, and what roads it is a "well, not spot on but not too bad"
model, and what are "Foobies." Accurail offers a long list of roads.

I did this a few days ago, and what I recall is that C&NW had gons pretty
close to this model. And there were a couple other candidates for near miss
models.

But did we ever establish the full list of "accurate for . . . ." roads?

If I managed to miss the summary post listing them all, please give me the
post number and I'll go quietly. But if not, can we do that?

SGL

Candidate roads from Accurail listing:
D&RGW
CNW
T&P
D&H
GM&O
PRR
SP
ACL
C&O
MP
GN
NP
CN
SF
C&NW (black)
SBD
SP&S
DM&IR
N&W
NYC
WAB
PM
KGB&W
SOU
L&N
MON
NKP
Frisco
MC
NH
B&M
W&LE
CofG
Virginian
B&O
DL&W
WP
CNJ
UP
B&LE
RDG
IC
LV
RUT
T&NO
CCC&StL
P&LE
MP
ERIE
RI
WM
NC&StL
DT&I
MKT
CGW

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Thermal Conductivity of Insulating Materials used in Railway Refrigerator Cars table

Bill Welch
 

I am not sure pasting a Word created table in an email to the list
will work but Mike B. thought it would so here goes. Source: Railway
Review; June 10, 1922; The Insulation of Railway Refrigerator Cars;
page 852

Thermal Conductivity of Insulating Materials used in Railway
Refrigerator Cars


Material

Remarks

Thermal

Conductivity[1]

Density[2]

Air

If no heat is transferred by radiation or convection

4.2

0.08

Colorax

Fluffy mineral powder

5.3

4.0

Kapok

Hollow vegetable fibres, loosely packed

5.7

0.88

Pure Wool



5.9

6.9

Pure Wool



5.9

6.3

Hair Felt

Fibers perpendicular to heat flow

5.9

17.0

Pure Wool



6.3

5.0

Slag Wool

Loosely packed

6.3

12.0

Keystone Hair

Hair felt and other fibres, confined with building paper

6.5

19.0

Mineral Wool

Loosely packed

6.5

12.0

Corkboard

No artificial binder, low density

6.5

6.9

Mineral Wool

Fibers perpendicular to hear flow

6.9

18.0

Cotton Wool

Medium packed

7.0

5.0

Pure Wool

Very loose packing, probably air circulation through material

7.0

2.5

Insulite

Pressed wood pulp

7.1

12.0

Mineral Wool

Firmly packed

7.1

21.0

Linofelt

Vegetable fiber confined with paper, flexible and soft

7.2

11.3

Ground Cork

Less than 1/16 inch

7.1

9.4

Corkboard

No artificial binder

7.3

9.9

Balsa Wood

Very light wood, cross grain

7.5

7.1

Balsa Wood

Same sample with 13% waterproofing compounds

8.3

8.0

Flaxlinum

Felted vegetable fibers

7.9

11.0

Fibrofelt

Felted vegetable fibers

7.9

11.0

Rock Cork

Mineral wool and binder

7.9

16.0

Balsa Wood

Across grain, untreated

8.3

7.4

Corkboard

With bituminous binder

8.4

16.0

Balsa Wood

Medium weight wood

9.2

8.8

Sawdust

Various

9.7

12.0

Air Cell (-inch)

Corrugated asbestos paper, enclosing air spaces

11.0

8.8

Air Cell (1-inch)

Corrugated asbestos paper, enclosing air spaces

12.0

8.8

Asbestos Paper

Built up of thin layers

12.0

31.0

Balsa Wood

Heavy

14.0

20.0

Fire Felt Sheet

Asbestos sheet, coated with cement

14.0

26.0

Fire Felt Roll

Flexible Asbestos sheet

15.0

43.0

Cypress

Across grain

16.0

29.0

Asphalt Roofing

Felt saturated with asphalt

17.0

55.0

White Pine

Across grain

19.0

32.0

Mahogany

Across grain

22.0

34.0

Oak

Across grain

24.0

38.0

Maple

Across grain

27.0

44.0

Virginia Pine

Across grain

23.0

34.0




[1] Thermal Conductivity in B.t.u. per day (24 hour) per square foot
per degree Fahrenheit per inch thickness.
[2] Density, pound per cubic ft.

The only comment I will offer is that "air" may have been included
for comparison. At one point some Railroad Mechanical Engineers
believed it was possible to build wood cars with air-tight spaces.
The absurdity of this concept was exploded by the extensive tests
conducted by the USDA and published by them in 1918 in "Refrigeration
in Transit" by Dr. Mary Engle Pennington.

Bill Welch
2225 Nursery Road; #20-104
Clearwater, FL 33764-7622
727.470.9930
fgexbill@...


Re: Accurail 41' gon: NC&StL, L&N, SOU, IC, C&O, & CRR; Not!

Bill Welch
 

The Accurail does not resemble the 40-ft. gons owned by the NC&StL, L&N, SOU, IC, C&O, and CRR beyond the fact they are are all nominally forty-feet long. I don't have my photos of Virginian gons in front of me but I am pretty sure they are not a match either.

Bill Welch

--- In STMFC@..., "Larry Sexton" <SSEXTON9@...> wrote:

ACL, SCL (carry over into post merger), T&P, C of Ga (with minor work).
Don't know about others except that D&H isn't a match.



Larry Sexton



From: STMFC@... [mailto:STMFC@...] On Behalf Of
Schuyler Larrabee
Sent: Sunday, May 08, 2011 11:08 PM
To: STMFC@...
Subject: [STMFC] Accurail 41' gon





OK, I did what I'm supposed to and went to the list archives and read
through a couple hundred posts that result from a search for the topic I
have in the subject line.

I was looking for a good listing of what roads the model accurately
represents, and what roads it is a "well, not spot on but not too bad"
model, and what are "Foobies." Accurail offers a long list of roads.

I did this a few days ago, and what I recall is that C&NW had gons pretty
close to this model. And there were a couple other candidates for near miss
models.

But did we ever establish the full list of "accurate for . . . ." roads?

If I managed to miss the summary post listing them all, please give me the
post number and I'll go quietly. But if not, can we do that?

SGL

Candidate roads from Accurail listing:
D&RGW
CNW
T&P
D&H
GM&O
PRR
SP
ACL
C&O
MP
GN
NP
CN
SF
C&NW (black)
SBD
SP&S
DM&IR
N&W
NYC
WAB
PM
KGB&W
SOU
L&N
MON
NKP
Frisco
MC
NH
B&M
W&LE
CofG
Virginian
B&O
DL&W
WP
CNJ
UP
B&LE
RDG
IC
LV
RUT
T&NO
CCC&StL
P&LE
MP
ERIE
RI
WM
NC&StL
DT&I
MKT
CGW

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Re: Accurail 41' gon

Larry Sexton
 

ACL, SCL (carry over into post merger), T&P, C of Ga (with minor work).
Don't know about others except that D&H isn't a match.



Larry Sexton



From: STMFC@... [mailto:STMFC@...] On Behalf Of
Schuyler Larrabee
Sent: Sunday, May 08, 2011 11:08 PM
To: STMFC@...
Subject: [STMFC] Accurail 41' gon





OK, I did what I'm supposed to and went to the list archives and read
through a couple hundred posts that result from a search for the topic I
have in the subject line.

I was looking for a good listing of what roads the model accurately
represents, and what roads it is a "well, not spot on but not too bad"
model, and what are "Foobies." Accurail offers a long list of roads.

I did this a few days ago, and what I recall is that C&NW had gons pretty
close to this model. And there were a couple other candidates for near miss
models.

But did we ever establish the full list of "accurate for . . . ." roads?

If I managed to miss the summary post listing them all, please give me the
post number and I'll go quietly. But if not, can we do that?

SGL

Candidate roads from Accurail listing:
D&RGW
CNW
T&P
D&H
GM&O
PRR
SP
ACL
C&O
MP
GN
NP
CN
SF
C&NW (black)
SBD
SP&S
DM&IR
N&W
NYC
WAB
PM
KGB&W
SOU
L&N
MON
NKP
Frisco
MC
NH
B&M
W&LE
CofG
Virginian
B&O
DL&W
WP
CNJ
UP
B&LE
RDG
IC
LV
RUT
T&NO
CCC&StL
P&LE
MP
ERIE
RI
WM
NC&StL
DT&I
MKT
CGW

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Re: new reefer books

Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>
 

Ed Mines wrote:
Has there been any news about the MDT & FGE reefer books supposedly being written?
The MDT book is done at the author's end and is close to being off to the printer (see our web site, URL below, for updates on progress). We have recently had submitted to us a book about ART, which looks excellent and which I feel sure we will publish.

Tony Thompson Editor, Signature Press, Berkeley, CA
2906 Forest Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705 www.signaturepress.com
(510) 540-6538; fax, (510) 540-1937; e-mail, thompson@...
Publishers of books on railroad history


Re: PFE Reefer...Too Many Doors?

Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>
 

Bob Chaparro wrote:
Is it just my old eyes or does this look like a PFE reefer with two sets of doors on one side? I believe this is a Class R-40-30 mechanical reefer.

http://www.billspennsyphotos.com/apps/photos/photo?photoid=82586975
See page 149 of the PFE book. Well known car, Bob, and NOT a mechanical reefer!

Tony Thompson Editor, Signature Press, Berkeley, CA
2906 Forest Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705 www.signaturepress.com
(510) 540-6538; fax, (510) 540-1937; e-mail, thompson@...
Publishers of books on railroad history


Re: Accurail 41' gon

rwitt_2000
 

The model lettered for the B&O is a "Foobie". It is lettered for a
series of rebuilt B&O class O-27 that were clones of the USRA 70-ton
mill gondola (e.g. the Westerfield and Walthers models). After about
1940 the B&O open-top car fleet consisted of self-clearing hopper cars
and mill gondolas with an IL of 46-ft and longer.

Bob Witt

---------------------------------

Schuyler Larrabee wrote:

OK, I did what I'm supposed to and went to the list archives and read
through a couple hundred posts that result from a search for the topic
I
have in the subject line.

I was looking for a good listing of what roads the model accurately
represents, and what roads it is a "well, not spot on but not too bad"
model, and what are "Foobies." Accurail offers a long list of roads.

I did this a few days ago, and what I recall is that C&NW had gons
pretty
close to this model. And there were a couple other candidates for
near miss
models.

But did we ever establish the full list of "accurate for . . . ."
roads?

If I managed to miss the summary post listing them all, please give me
the
post number and I'll go quietly. But if not, can we do that?


Re: Accurail 41' gon

seaboard_1966
 

It is an acl car. Thus a scl car as well.

Denis Blake
North Hamlet Shops, OH



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-----Original Message-----
From: Schuyler Larrabee
Sent: Sunday, May 08, 2011 11:07 PM
To: STMFC@...
Subject: [STMFC] Accurail 41' gon

OK, I did what I'm supposed to and went to the list archives and read
through a couple hundred posts that result from a search for the topic I
have in the subject line.

I was looking for a good listing of what roads the model accurately
represents, and what roads it is a "well, not spot on but not too bad"
model, and what are "Foobies." Accurail offers a long list of roads.

I did this a few days ago, and what I recall is that C&NW had gons pretty
close to this model. And there were a couple other candidates for near miss
models.

But did we ever establish the full list of "accurate for . . . ." roads?

If I managed to miss the summary post listing them all, please give me the
post number and I'll go quietly. But if not, can we do that?

SGL

Candidate roads from Accurail listing:
D&RGW
CNW
T&P
D&H
GM&O
PRR
SP
ACL
C&O
MP
GN
NP
CN
SF
C&NW (black)
SBD
SP&S
DM&IR
N&W
NYC
WAB
PM
KGB&W
SOU
L&N
MON
NKP
Frisco
MC
NH
B&M
W&LE
CofG
Virginian
B&O
DL&W
WP
CNJ
UP
B&LE
RDG
IC
LV
RUT
T&NO
CCC&StL
P&LE
MP
ERIE
RI
WM
NC&StL
DT&I
MKT
CGW


































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Re: Overland UTLX Tank Car

Ed Hawkins
 

On May 8, 2011, at 8:11 PM, FRANK PEACOCK wrote:

How sure are we that the cars in 27325-27824 were all built in 1930? I have a photo taken in Rawlins in Mar. 1973 of UTLX 27564 and my notes say that it was built Mar. 1920. FHP (Frank H. Peacock)
Frank,
Quite sure. ACF built 500 cars, UTLX 27325-27824, under lot 1054. They were 10,000-gallon ICC-103 50-ton cars. The builder's photo was taken of UTLX 27821 with a build stencil of 4-30. The 1/27 ORER lists UTLX 24000-24999 and then skips to 27825-39242.
Regards,
Ed Hawkins


Accurail 41' gon

Schuyler Larrabee
 

OK, I did what I'm supposed to and went to the list archives and read
through a couple hundred posts that result from a search for the topic I
have in the subject line.

I was looking for a good listing of what roads the model accurately
represents, and what roads it is a "well, not spot on but not too bad"
model, and what are "Foobies." Accurail offers a long list of roads.

I did this a few days ago, and what I recall is that C&NW had gons pretty
close to this model. And there were a couple other candidates for near miss
models.

But did we ever establish the full list of "accurate for . . . ." roads?

If I managed to miss the summary post listing them all, please give me the
post number and I'll go quietly. But if not, can we do that?

SGL

Candidate roads from Accurail listing:
D&RGW
CNW
T&P
D&H
GM&O
PRR
SP
ACL
C&O
MP
GN
NP
CN
SF
C&NW (black)
SBD
SP&S
DM&IR
N&W
NYC
WAB
PM
KGB&W
SOU
L&N
MON
NKP
Frisco
MC
NH
B&M
W&LE
CofG
Virginian
B&O
DL&W
WP
CNJ
UP
B&LE
RDG
IC
LV
RUT
T&NO
CCC&StL
P&LE
MP
ERIE
RI
WM
NC&StL
DT&I
MKT
CGW


































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Circa 1950 50 ft.6 in. AAR Automobile Boxcar Decals

Nelson Moyer <ku0a@...>
 

I'm having trouble finding a decal set for a Branchline 50 ft. 6 in. AAR 5/8
panel double door boxcar for any one of the roads listed below:

NKP, 86000-86199, 12-49
KCS, 20901-21000, 1951
C&O, 27000-27749, 6-53
WAB, 19500-19799, 1953 (flag)
WAB, 200000-20199, 10-53 (flag in heart)

Microscale doesn't have any of these, and I'd like to know of other sources.
If someone has a set to sell, please contact me off list. I can piece
together build and new dates, but I need the proper lettering, data, and
herald for these cars. NKP is my first choice.

Nelson


Re: Overland UTLX Tank Car

Tim O'Connor
 

Frank, not definitive, but UTC definitely reused this number series
for much more modern tank cars. Forty three years is a long time in the
railroad number series game... a lot of shuffling could have taken place
by 1973 :-) Can you trace 27564 backwards to 1920 using ORERs?


Tim O'Connor

At 5/8/2011 09:11 PM Sunday, you wrote:

How sure are we that the cars in 27325-27824 were all built in 1930? I have
a photo taken in Rawlins in Mar. 1973 of UTLX 27564 and my notes say that it was
built Mar. 1920. FHP (Frank H. Peacock)


Re: Overland UTLX Tank Car

FRANK PEACOCK
 

How sure are we that the cars in 27325-27824 were all built in 1930? I have a photo taken in Rawlins in Mar. 1973 of UTLX 27564 and my notes say that it was built Mar. 1920. FHP (Frank H. Peacock)

To: STMFC@...
From: shile@...
Date: Fri, 6 May 2011 06:44:50 -0500
Subject: RE: [STMFC] Re: Overland UTLX Tank Car




























That's the number series mentioned on the MM drawing. I am beginning to

speculate that they could be the result of some internal, company efforts

(rebuilding, combining existing underframes, tanks, trucks, etc.) It lists

them as having 40 ton trucks, except one car with 50 ton trucks. That is,

however just speculation.



Regards,



Steve Hile



_____



From: STMFC@... [mailto:STMFC@...] On Behalf Of Tim

O'Connor

Sent: Friday, May 06, 2011 12:22 AM

To: STMFC@...

Subject: [STMFC] Re: Overland UTLX Tank Car



Thanks Steve. I have a note that says 27146-27324 also were X-3

10,000 gallon cars built in 1930.



Tim O'Connor



ACF built 500 X-3 10,000 gallon tank cars for UTLX in 1930, numbered
27325-27824.

They also built some 12,000 gallon cars with four course tanks in that
year.

Hope that this helps.
Regards,
Steve Hile





















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Re: Livestock in closed cars?

Guy Wilber
 

Jeffrey White wrote:

<<I recently purchased a copy of the IC Rules for Receipt, Handling,
Stowing, Bracing and Delivery of Less then Carload Freight Issued in Feb
38 and revised in Oct of 49.>>

This is The AAR's Rules for LCL distributed to carriers and shippers.

<< There are two illustrations of methods of
blocking car doors open to provide for ventilation one for a wood door
car and one for a steel door car.>>

To expand on your answer to Doug Harding's inquiry:

Closed cars used for LCL Livestock shipments were to have the doors cleated open a width of 12". If closed cars were utilized for perishables such as melons the doors were to be cleated open between 6 and 8 inches. Closed Car Rules contain illustrations and instructions for securing doors in this fashion for the following designs; top hung wood door, bottom hung wood door, steel corrugated door and paneled steel doors.

<<I am guessing that they were hauling livestock like crated poultry. I
never heard of using a closed car for this before.>>

Not all LCL livestock was crated (packaged), though partitions would have confined the animals within close proximity of the door opening. Annual CL and LCL claims figures were broken down between freight "in package" and freight "not in package". A random look at figures for livestock (1929-1950) in LCL shipments is always dominated by claims filed on loss, damage or theft to livestock "not in package".

Regards,

Guy Wilber
Reno, Nevada








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new reefer books

ed_mines
 

Rich, I haven't been following the STMFX group too closely.

Has there been any news about the MDT & FGE reefer books supposedly being written?

Anything else new?

Ed


Re: Lots of house cars to see in western Kansas

mopacfirst
 

What's nice is to see some non-SF cars out there. Santa Fe had a long-standing program of selling obsolete cars to any comer for, at one time, $500 less trucks & couplers. Most of the wooden ones are gone or are in pretty rough shape by now, but the steel cars may be here for the next hundred years.

The only more-obvious cars you're likely to see in the West are those RBL cars with urethane insulation. As soon as somebody figured out that torching them was too dangerous because of the urethane fumes, they went pretty quickly into fields and, along I-45 between Dallas and Houston, there is a set of them next to a highway liquor store.

Ron Merrick

--- In STMFC@..., "Kurt Laughlin" <fleeta@...> wrote:

I just made a trip back and forth on I-70 through Kansas and spotted around ten house cars being used as storage buildings. There were three SFRD metal-shearhed reefers close to the interstate and several wood-sheathed cars in various states of decay visible at farms along the way. At North 9th and Pine Streets in Salina, Kansas there was an ex-RI rebuilt USRA car. <snip>
KL

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Re: PFE Reefer...Too Many Doors?

Bob C <thecitrusbelt@...>
 

Thanks, Tim.

Your information allowed me to find this information on Trains.com:

"PFE had a similar car [to a BREX car], PFE 100036 (class R-50-1-2). It had its ice compartment above the load compartment (instead of in the ends), There were two load compartments, each with a door. The doors appear to be centered in each compartment. The information can be found on page 148 of Pacific Fruit Express, 2nd Edition. There are three photographs of it on page 149. Obviously these are not made by the same builder, but they may have some similarities. It had wood sides and steel ends. It was rebuilt from an R-50-1 (built around 1930) in March 1940 and was retired by 1944."

Bob Chaparro
Hemet, CA

--- In STMFC@..., Tim O'Connor <timboconnor@...> wrote:


It's a one-of-a-kind R-50-1-2. You might be able to kitbash one from
the Westerfield kit #8301.

Tim O'Connor



Is it just my old eyes or does this look like a PFE reefer with two sets of doors on one side? I believe this is a Class R-40-30 mechanical reefer.

http://www.billspennsyphotos.com/apps/photos/photo?photoid=82586975

Bob Chaparro
Hemet, CA