REA 50FT Double Door Boxcar
|While usually referred to as an insulated boxcar, the prototype for this car, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR), is technically a bunkerless refrigerator car, class RBL. Built by Evans Products Company at Blue Island, Illinois from 1969-1977, these cars were designed for shipments that need protection from temperature extremes but do not require refrigeration. They have hardwood floors and at least 3" of insulation in their sides, ends and roofs. Produce is a common cargo. The cars' length a nd wide 16' door openings have also made them popular with plywood and lumber shippers. Product Features: Intricately Detailed Durable ABS Body Metal Wheels and Axles Die-Cast 4-Wheel Trucks Operating Die-Cast Metal Couplers Colorful, Attractive Paint Schemes Opening Car Doors Decorative Brake Wheels Fast-Angle Wheel Sets Needle-Point Axles Unit Measures:13" x 2 1/2" x 3 1/2"
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