R-70-9 Reefers

A roster of the R-70-9 class reefers is provided as follows:

	PFE 300138-300337	(re #'d to PFE 200196-200337; 1963)
				(re #'d to PFE 250196-250337; 1973)
				(re #'d to PFE 390138-390337; 1972-74)

These 50' mechanical refrigerator cars were built by SP Equipment Company in 1954-55 and featured XXXX ft3 capacity and 6'-0" plug doors. Meat rails were added to 140 cars in 1963 and they were renumbered as above. These meat service cars were renumbered again as above in 1973. An unknown number of remaining cars had their mechanical reefer equipment removed in 1972-74 and were renumbered in the 390138-390337 block for TIV service.

Photo by: Charles Lange

PFE 250290

Bob Dengler

Santa Clara, CA   03/1972

PFE 300166

Bob Dengler

Milpitas, CA   06/1972

PFE 300287

Charles Lange

Santa Barbara, CA   07/12/1977

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