All Door Box Car
Box Car -41' Steel
Box Car -51ft. Plug-Door
Box Car -Promo 51ft. Plug-Door
Box Car -Custom Series 51ft. Plug-Door
Box Car -Bicentennial 51'
Box Car -51' American Heritage Series
Caboose -Off Center Cupola
Caboose -Wide Vision
Caboose -Center Cupola
Caboose -Streamline Cupola
Coil Car
Flat Car 16-Wheels 200-Ton -48'
Flat Car with Loads -51'
Flat Car with Missile -52' Depressed Center
Flat Car with Culvert Pipes
Grain Car -51'
Hi-Cube Box Car -41ft.
Hopper -Center Flow
Hopper -42' Quad
Mechanical Reefer -41'
Mechancial Reefer -51ft.
Old-Time Wood Reefer -41ft.
85' Full Domed Passenger Car
85' Budd Amtrak Fleet Coach
Auto Transporter
85' Tri-Level Car Carrier
Stock Car
Tri-Level Poultry Car
Tank Car -42ft. Single-Dome
Tank Car -42ft. 3-Dome
Tank Car -62ft. Triple Dome
Pulpwood Car
Pickle Car
Vinegar Car
Ore Car
Old West Freight Cars

51' Mechanical Reefer
Authority Pet Foods
This car is from a promotional set offering.

51' Mechanical Reefer
Burlington Northern
No. 43 1009 3
The yellow BN car shown here features Bachmann's modernized tooling for its Mechanical Reefer.

51' Mechanical Reefer
Canadian National

No. 41-0622

51' Mechanical Reefer
CN Wild
No. 1128

51' Mechanical Reefer
Iowa Beef
No. 43-1009-83

51' Mechanical Reefer
Lehigh Valley 
No. 43-1009-56

51' Mechanical Reefer
Miller Beer
No. 1126
Though beer company box cars and reefers are plentiful in HO-scale, they were not so frequently found in the real world.  Bachmann's Miller Beer car however isn't far from a prototype, which may surprise some followers of model trains.  The actual car was not a Mechanical Reefer, but a 50' insulated plug door box car.  Bachmann's model reflects the scheme with a good degree of correctness, even including the appropriate MHLX reporting marks fround on the prototype.  A picture of the actual Miller car may be found in Signature Press Books' "Billboard Refrigerator Cars" by Richard H. Hendrickson and Edward S. Kaminski.

51' Mechanical Reefer
New York Central
The New York Central example illustrated above is from a Bachmann catalog of the 1970s.  I have an example of this car with the pre-1982 stock number of 1121 that features the modernized tooling with low ladders and no roofwalk.

51' Mechanical Reefer
Pacific Fruit Express 
No. 1124

51' Mechanical Reefer
Penn Central

No. 1127

51' Mechanical Reefer
The Peterborough 51' Mechanical Steel Reefer is first found in Bachmann's 1977 catalog.

51' Mechanical Reefer
No. 43-1009-D8
Included in the 1980s Bachmann PowerHouse train set offering.

51' Mechanical Reefer
Rock Island
Wearing the one-color simplified The Rock scheme usually found on Bachmann's 51ft. Plug-Door box Car model, the above shows that at least a few Mechanical Reefers found themselves lettered for Rock Island service by Bachmann.

51' Mechanical Reefer
Safeway Foods 
No. 1125

51' Mechanical Reefer
Santa Fe
No. 1122
There are at least two variations to Bachmann's Santa Fe Mechanical Reefer offering.  The first example pictured here includes the boxed-cross ATSF herald with Texas Chief advertising; later examples include the large round ATSF herald and that version is presented second above.

51' Mechanical Reefer
Seven Up
A late '80s Bachmann offering in its The American train set.

51' Mechanical Reefer
No. 1123
No. 43 1009 53
The Swifts car was produced with both of Bachmann's Mechanical Reefer toolings, one with roofwalks and high ladders and the other with no roofwalk and short ladders.  Additionally, it appears Bachmann did a variation of the Swifts model that featured only the red logo.

51' Mechanical Reefer
Union Pacific
No. 43-1009-01

One of seven new body styles added to the HO-scale rolling stock line by Bachmann in 1972 is the 51' Mechanical Steel Reefer.  The car lists for $3.00 in '72 and is initially listed with six roadnames: Miller, New York Central, Pacific Fruit Express, Safeway, Santa Fe, and Swifts.  An N-guage white Miller Beer example is shown in the catalog to represent this car in 1972.

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