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1881 Denver & Rio Grande Railway Reefer Car

2.5" Scale Narrow Gauge D. &R.G. RY. Refrigeration Car
for 7.25" and 7.5" Gauge Track

Denver & Rio Grand RY Reefer Car
This was the second class of reefers purchased by the D&RGW. These cars had a capacity of 12 tons, and were designed to be moved from narrow gauge to standard gauge trucks at Ogden, UT. They were ultimately used full time on standard gauge line, and all were phased out by 1914. While in narrow gauge service, they carried the "billboard" lettering used on our model.
DRGW Reefer Car Specifications
DRGW Reefer 1881
DRGW Reefer Car
  • Individual wood plank sides
  • Removable tongue and groove roof
  • Scale hardware
  • Functioning doors
  • Internal steel bracing
  • Safety chain eyes­Standard
  • Options:
    • Train Mountain Knuckle Couplers
    • Seating styles
    • Available in a variety of colors
View DRGW Reefer car drawings

DRGW Reefer Car Specifications

Specifications Dimensions
Length 6'
Width 20" to wood
Height 31" to roof (36" to brake wheel)
Weight 125 lbs.
Man vs DRGW 1881 Reever Car Size Comparison
DRGW Reefer Car Roof Detail
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