R-40-25 Reefers

A roster of the R-40-25 class reefers is provided as follows:


	PFE 2001-5000		
	     

These 40' steel refrigerator cars were all built to the same basic design by SP Equipment Company in 1949-50 and featured XXXX ft3 capacity, diagonal panel rooves, taller bar+3/3 Improved Dreadnaught ends and 4'-0" doors. A group of 25 cars had meat reail added and were renumbered PFE 82001-82025 in 1963. Another group of 575 cars were renumbered into the PFE 12001-15000 series in 1965-67. Another group of 90 cars were renumbered into the PFE 60001-60999 series in 1970. Another group of 90 cars were renumbered PFE 65001-65999 in 1970.

Modeling note: Intermountain made a custom kit of the R-40-25 class for the Amorillo Club.

Photo by: Bob Dengler

PFE 2188

Bob Dengler

Roseville, CA   6/71

PFE 13274

Bob Dengler

Santa Clara, CA   7/71

PFE 65001

Bob Dengler

Santa Clara, CA   7/71

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