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Western Fruit Express for wood reefers

Part Number: WFEX-1

Price: $8.50

 Western Fruit Express was formed in 1923 as a Great Northern Railway affiliate of the Fruit Growers Express Company.  During the 1920’s and 1940’s, the WFE had a fleet of over 7,000 wood cars, the majority of which were built by Haskell & Barker.   

Paint & Lettering: Sides were painted reefer yellow-orange with mineral red roof and ends; black underbody and trucks. Repaint schemes usually resulted in everything on the sides, including roof edges, ladders and hinges, painted reefer orange- yellow. Side facing goat applied in the 1950’s with sans-serif lettering.  (See Protocraft Decal set WFEX-2)         

Decal set designed and created at Protocraft Decals        

Based on the artwork of Ted Culotta                 

Printed by Microscale Industries        

Background color shown above is not included in decal sheet

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