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This Identification Guide for Lionel Electric Trains covers the "Post-war Era" only from 1945 until 1969.

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The Lionel Refrigerator Cars LIONEL TRAINS REA REFRIGERATOR CAR No. 6572

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Lionel Trains REA Refrigerator Car No. 6572 Variation B
No. 6572 Orange Picture Box End

The Lionel Refrigerator CarsThe Railway Express Agency Refrigerator Car No. 6572 was available in 1958 and 1959 and was uncataloged in 1963. GREEN painted body with GOLD heat stamped lettering, REA logo decal, and control panel aluminum sliding door on one side. In 1958, some cars that came in set No. 1600 headed up by the Burlington Alco No. 216 had 2400 Series Passenger Car trucks. There are three variations:

Variation A: Painted DARK GREEN with 2400 Series Passenger Car trucks. 1958 production. Because this variation can readily be fitted with 2400 Series rear observation car trucks and magnetic couplers no premium is offered for this variation.
Variation B: Painted DARK GREEN with bar-end trucks with magnetic tabbed couplers.
Variation C: Painted LIGHT GREEN with AAR trucks with disc couplers. Issued uncataloged in 1963.

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