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Reading Company Refrigerator Cars

Written by Conductor

Refrigerators or "reefers" were originally loaded with ice and/or brine to transport perishable cargo such as produce, meat and milk, prior to the advent of mechanical refrigeration and insulated cars.  Clicking the links below will open the reference document in a separate window; clicking the camera icon (where available) will display a photo in a separate window

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RMa 19700-19724

RMb 19725-19884 RMc 19558-19657

RMd/RMe/RMh
19400-19499

RMg 19300-19732

RMj 19885-19984

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Fact for the Day

January 1, 1955
The Reading begins Trailer-on-Flatcar (TOFC) service between Philadelphia and Chicago in cooperation with the WM, P&WV, and NKP (the "Alphabet Route").

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Operations Information

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Operations Paperwork

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Timetables, Rulebooks, Etc.

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Rolling Stock Reference

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