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lettering for Rock Island’s (GARX) wood reefer fleet - 1947 scheme
250 cars, originally delivered from builder General American Refrigerator Car Company in 1924, Series 67750-67999, were bought back from the Rock Island in 1947, given new GARX reporting marks with the same Series numbers, refurbished and leased back to the RI.
Paint & Lettering: Car sides were a medium yellow with mineral red oxide roof, facia board, toe kick under doors, and ends. Underframe, ladders, door hinges, hasp and , black car cement. These cars saw revenue service into the 1960’s.
Decal set designed and created at Protocraft Decals
Background color shown above is not included in decal sheet