Kris Schlitz Beer Rolling Stock

The Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company was based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and at one time was the largest producer of beer in the U.S. "Made Milwaukee Famous" is printed on the car sides. Variations noted are from the Kris Model Trains chapter of Greenberg's Guide to Kusan Trains.

Kris Schlitz boxcar

Schlitz 684 boxcar; gray; black lettering; sliding black plug doors; full ladders. Boxcar variation (A) in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the Blue Room collection.


Kris Schlitz refrigerator car with black lettering

Schlitz 684 refrigerator car; gray; black lettering; sliding white plug doors; half ladders. Refrigerator car variation (A) in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


Kris Schlitz refrigerator car with maroon lettering

Schlitz 684 refrigerator car; gray; maroon lettering; sliding white plug doors; half ladders. Maroon lettering refrigerator car variation not in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


Kris Schlitz light green refrigerator car with black roof

Schlitz 684 refrigerator car; light green; black roof; black lettering; stamped light green plug doors; full ladders. Refrigerator car variation (B) in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


Kris Schlitz yellow refrigerator car with brown roof

Schlitz 684 refrigerator car; yellow; brown roof; black lettering; stamped yellow plug doors; full ladders. Variation not documented in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


Kris Schlitz gray refrigerator car

Schlitz 684 refrigerator car; gray; black lettering; stamped gray plug doors; full ladders. Variation not documented in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the G. Clarke collection.

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