Class FMe 9248 was scratch built with Evergreen styrene. Kappler strip wood was used for the deck. Commercial items include Grandt Line stake pockets, American Models trucks and brake wheel and Kadee #5 couplers.
Prototype Information: The Reading built 50 class FMe flat cars during November and December 1937 using welded underframes supplied by American Car and Foundry. These cars had a 70 ton capacity, an average weight of 55,534 pounds and cost $2,896.46 each new. FMe 9248 was built on 12-9-37. It was retired in October 1970 after being damaged in a wreck on the Union Pacific at Medicine Bow, Wyoming. Class FMex 96615 is in the collection of the RCT&HS. Class FMex
96615 was built on November 16, 1937 as class FMe 9205. It was converted to class FMex in 1972.