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Happy Holiday Railway - Weekends through Dec. 18

Freight Cars

GATX 1931 Union Refrigerator Transit (URTX) 2034
GATX 1931
Union Refrigerator Transit (URTX) 2034
Description:RS Wood Reefer

Equipment Information

URTX 2034 is a refrigerated boxcar, or “reefer,” built to transport food products that required refrigeration. It has insulated sides and “bunkers” at each end where blocks of ice were loaded to keep the car’s interior and contents cool. Like many reefers, it was owned by a company which leased it out to railroads and industrial customers.

Builder: General American Transportation
Year Built: 1931
Length: 40ft 7in
Width: 10ft 3in
Height: 13ft 6in
Weight: 57900 lbs
Brakes: AB
Trucks: Barber
Description: Wood Reefer (Lettered Soo Line)
Arrived: 1969
Condition: Complete / unrestored / not operational

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