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Merchants Despatch No. 13385

Builder Pacific Car & Foundry
Build Date October 1956
Model/Type Reefer
Status Display

Equipment History

Built by the Pacific Car & Foundry in October of 1956, this refrigerator car (or reefer) was used to haul perishable food items. The car was cooled by ice that was placed through hatches on top of the car. The reefer was donated to our museum by MDT and arrived on April 1, 1995.