Atlas O 3003909 - 40' Steel Reefer "Needham Packing Company"
- Road Name: Needham Packing Company
- System: 3-Rail
- Product Line: Atlas O
- Scale: O Scale
- Estimated Release: 3rd Quarter 2017
Four road numbers are available per road name.
- True 1/4" dimensions and details
- Die-cast ladders, stirrups and grab irons
- Weighted chassis
- 50-ton Bettendorf trucks
- Prototypical painting and lettering
- Minimum diameter curve: O-36 (3-rail)
Please note: Atlas "O" scale couplers can also be used on both 2-rail and 3-rail versions.
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.