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Freight Cars

GATX 1931 Union Refrigerator Transit (URTX) 77307
GATX 1931
Union Refrigerator Transit (URTX) 77307
Description:RB Wood Reefer

Equipment Information

URTX 77307 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: 43ft 5in
Width: 10ft 2in
Height: 13ft 4in
Weight: ??? lbs
Brakes: AB
Trucks: Barber
Description: Wood Reefer
Arrived: 1989
Condition: Complete / unrestored / not operational

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