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Freight Cars

NACC 1927 Chicago Rock Island & Pacific (CRIX) 20519
NACC 1927
Chicago Rock Island & Pacific (CRIX) 20519
Description:RS Insulated Box Car

Equipment Information

CRIX 20519 is an insulated boxcar built for transporting temperature-sensitive food products. Unlike a refrigerated boxcar, it is not designed to cool its contents using ice or mechanical means. The lack of ice cooling is why the car is lettered with the “Dri-Protecto” advertising slogan. It was owned by the North American Car Company and modernized in 1960 before being leased to the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Railroad under CRIX reporting marks.

Builder: North American Car Company
Year Built: 1927
Length: 44ft 3in
Width: 10ft 3in
Height: 12ft 7in
Weight: 52700 lbs
Brakes: AB
Trucks: AAR 29
Description: Insulated Box Car
Arrived: 1972
Condition: Complete / unrestored / not operational

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