Freight Cars

GATX 1931 Union Refrigerator Transit (URTX) 26640
GATX 1931
Union Refrigerator Transit (URTX) 26640
Description:RB Insulated Box Car

Equipment Information

URTX 26640 is an insulated boxcar built for transporting temperature-sensitive food products. Unlike a refrigerated boxcar, or “reefer,” it is not designed to cool its contents using ice or mechanical means. Like many similar cars, 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: ??? lbs
Brakes: AB
Trucks: Barber
Description: Insulated Box Car
Arrived: 1971
Condition: Complete / restored / operational

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