Atlas O 40' Steel Reefer

This model is based on the Pacific Fruit Express R-40-10 class reefer which was built in 1936 & 1937. This reefer was a very successful design for PFE and the 4,700 cars that were built constituted one of the largest orders ever for refrigerator cars.

 

Features:

  • True 1/4" dimensions and details
  • Die-cast ladders, stirrups and grab irons
  • Weighted chassis
  • 50-ton Bettendorf trucks
  • Prototypical painting and lettering
  • Simulated Aluminum finish on 2-pack cars
  • Scale 33" wheels and scale couplers (2-rail)
  • Minimum diameter curve: O-36 (3-rail)
  • Minimum radius curve: 24" (2-rail)

Please note: Atlas "O" scale couplers can also be used on both 2-rail and 3-rail versions.

Check availability of this product on the Atlas Online Store

 

3-Rail Item# Road Name 2-Rail Item#
November 2017
3-RAIL MSRP: $82.95 2-RAIL MSRP: $87.95
3003900 Undecorated 3004900
New Paint Schemes!
3003912 Pepper Packing Company (Blue/Teal/White) 3004912
New Road Numbers!
3003913 American Refrigerator Transit (Yellow/Silver/Brown) 3004913
3003914 Swift (Red/White) 3004914
3003915 Santa Fe "Chief" (Yellow/Black) 3004915
3003916 Pacific Fruit Express (Orange/Brown) 3004916
February 2017
3-RAIL MSRP: $79.95 2-RAIL MSRP: $84.95
3003900 Undecorated 3004900
New Paint Schemes!
3003907 Illinois Central (NRC) (Reefer Yellow) 3004907
3003908 National Packing Co. (Reefer Yellow) 3004908
3003909 Needham Packing Co. (Blue/Red/Black) 3004909
3003910 Soo Line (White/Blue/Black) 3004910
3003911 Spencer Packing Co. (Reefer Yellow) 3004911
April 2013
3-RAIL MSRP: $74.95 2-RAIL MSRP: $79.95
3003900 Undecorated 3004900
New Paint Schemes!
3003901 Burlington 3004901
3003902 Erie 3004902
3003903 Fruit Growers Express* 3004903
3003904 MDT/IC 3004904
3003905 Pacific Fruit Express 3004905
December 2010
3-RAIL MSRP: $69.95 2-RAIL MSRP: $74.95
3-Rail 2-Pack MSRP: $144.95 2-Rail 2-Pack MSRP: $154.95
8500 Undecorated 9500
New Road Numbers!
8502 Lackawanna 9502
8509 PFE Express 9509
New Paint Schemes!
8535 Canadian National 9535
8536 Dubuque Packing 9536
8537 Illinois Central 9537
8538 Wilson Car Lines 9538
2-Pack
8539 Aluminum Reefer 2-Pack
(contains 1 each of):
Illinois Central 51000 & Pacific Fruit express 45698
9539
August 2009
3-RAIL MSRP: $69.95 2-RAIL MSRP: $74.95
8500 Undecorated 9500
New Paint Schemes!
8530 Armour 9530
8531 Great Northern 9531
8532 Iowa Beef Packers 9532
8533 Raskin Packing Co. 9533
8534 Swift 9534
April 2008
3-RAIL MSRP: $62.95 2-RAIL MSRP: $67.95
2-Pack 3-Rail MSRP: $125.90 2-Pack 2-Rail MSRP: $135.90

8500 Undecorated 9500
New Road Numbers!
8513 Pacific Fruit Express 9513
New Paint Schemes!
8526 American Refrigerator Transit 9526
8527 Armour 9527
8528 Northern Pacific 9528
Special MDT 2-Pack
8529 MDT / GM&O #12530 & MDT / IC #10719 9529
June 2007

3-RAIL MSRP: $59.95 2-RAIL MSRP: $64.95

8500 Undecorated 9500
NEW PAINT SCHEMES!
8520 Burlington 9520
8521 Erie 9521
8522 Fruit Grower's Express 9522
8523 MDT/IC 9523
8524 Pacific Fruit Express 9524
April 2006

3-RAIL MSRP: $59.95 2-RAIL MSRP: $64.95

8500 Undecorated 9500
NEW ROAD NUMBERS!
8508 Merchants Despatch* 9508
NEW PAINT SCHEMES!
8516 Agar Packing 9516
8517 Black Hills Packing 9517
8518 Pacific Fruit Express† 9518
8519 Santa Fe 9519
March 2005

3-RAIL MSRP: $54.95 2-RAIL MSRP: $57.95

NEW PAINT SCHEMES!
8500 Undecorated 9500
8510 ART† (Late Scheme) 9510
8511 Fruit Growers Express* 9511
8512 Great Northern (WFE) 9512
8513 Pacific Fruit Express† 9513
September 2004

3-RAIL MSRP: $54.95 2-RAIL MSRP: $57.95

NEW ROAD NAMES!
8500 Undecorated 9500
8506 ART 9506
8507 Bangor & Aroostook 9507
8508 Merchants Despatch 9508
8509 PFE Express 9509
NEW ROAD NUMBERS!
8504 Santa Fe 9504
December 2003

3-RAIL MSRP: $54.95 2-RAIL MSRP: $57.95

8500 Undecorated 9500
8501 Illinois Central 9501
8502 Lackawanna 9502
8503 Northern Pacific 9503
8504 Santa Fe - side 2 9504
8505 Bar-Bee 9505