Resin Car Works has a new HO scale kit; a Pacific Fruit Express R-30/40-9 reconditioned wood reefer! This kit features a one-piece carbody to ease assembly and includes several detail parts. This kit reflects the cars bearing the Western Pacific emblem.
PFE started rebuilding older reefers through the 1930s. The R-30-9 and R-40-9 car classes were upgraded older R-30-11, -12, -13, and -14 cars and R-40-2 reefers. These cars retained the original underframes and KC brake systems. The WP had about 2,660 R-30-9 class cars operating to 1952. Those were rebuilt again with 899 lasting to 1963.
Visit the Resin Car Works website to print out and complete the PDF order form. Send it in with your payment and shipping details. We do not take kit orders via email.
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