Interchange Series

The Interchange series contains articles about railroads that interchanged with the Pennsy, including fleet statistics and paint schemes with era-appropriateness guidance. A few noteworthy or pertinent freelance model railroads are included.

reefer train.jpgAs of 1954, the PRR's "Makeup of Trains" consist books list show only PRR reefers used in the creation of passenger trains. With few exceptions, class R50b is prescribed. Videos and photos, however, show Railway Express Agency reefers in use as well, though to a lesser extent.

The following table was created from data contained in The Official Railway Equipment Register.


Walter Haffner Company (WCHX)

VGOX 136 1000l.x27777

United Fuel Gas Company (SACX, VGOX)


Southern Alkali Corporation (SACX)

kit9 01 model complete1

Warren Petroleum Corporation (WRNX)


Continental Oil Company (CONX)

RR 33046wl

Phillips Petroleum Company (PSPX)

See also, SHPX.


California Dispatch Line (CDLX)


Ethyl Corporation (EBAX)

RR 33019wl

Richfield Oil Corporation (ROX)

RR 33047w

Anchor Petroleum Company (ANPX)