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Denver & Rio Grande 1887 Ventilated Box Car

2.5" Scale Denver & Rio Grande Narrow Gauge 1887 Ventilated Box Car
for 7.25" and 7.5" Gauge Track

DRG 1887 Ventilated Box Car
When the D&RGW connected to the Central Pacific at Ogden, Utah in 1883, it opened the Colorado market to fruit grown in California. To move these commodities, several of their 24', Class 3 boxcars were converted to a ventilated configuration. These cars stayed in service until 1894 when sufficient numbers of standard reefers became available to handle this traffic.
DRGW 1887 Box Car Features
DRGW Box Car 1887
1887 DRGW Box Car
  • Individual wood plank sides
  • Removeable tongue and groove roof
  • Scale hardware
  • Functioning doors
  • Internal steel bracing
  • Safety chain eyes­Standard
  • Options:
    • Train Mountain Knuckle Couplers
    • Seating styles
    • Available in a variety of colors
Specifications Dimensions
Length 5'
Width 21"
Height 31" to roof (36" to brake wheel)
Weight 100 lbs.
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