Kris Pabst Beer Rolling Stock

The Pabst Brewing Company was established in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1844. A Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer logo and "GOOD OLD-TIME FLAVOR" appears on the car sides. Variations noted are from the Kris Model Trains chapter of Greenberg's Guide to Kusan Trains. Photos courtesy of the M. Smith collection.

Kris Pabst Beer 747 yellow refrigerator car with blue lettering

Pabst Beer 747 refrigerator car; yellow; blue lettering; Pabst logo; sliding yellow plug doors; half ladders. This refrigerator car is listed as boxcar variation (B) in Greenberg's.


Kris Pabst Beer 747 yellow and black refrigerator car with black lettering

Pabst Beer 747 refrigerator car; yellow; black roof; black lettering; Pabst logo; stamped yellow plug doors; full ladders. Refrigerator car variation (C) in Greenberg's.


Kris Pabst Beer 747 yellow and black refrigerator car with maroon lettering

Pabst Beer 747 refrigerator car; yellow; black roof; maroon lettering; Pabst logo; stamped yellow plug doors; full ladders. Variation not documented in Greenberg's.


Kris Pabst Beer 747 silver and black refrigerator car with CU FT

Pabst Beer 747 refrigerator car; silver; black ends; blue lettering; "R" in FLAVOR printed on door; Pabst logo; "CU FT 5157;" stamped silver plug doors; full ladders. Variation not documented in Greenberg's.


Kris Pabst Beer 747 silver and black refrigerator car without CU FT

Pabst Beer 747 refrigerator car; silver; black ends; black lettering; "OR" in FLAVOR printed on door; Pabst logo; "CU FT" omitted; stamped silver plug doors; full ladders. Compared with the car above, it appears the technical car data stamp was placed lower on this car. This caused the LT WT 44400 on the left side to be partially cut off and the CU FT on the right to be omitted. Variation not documented in Greenberg's.

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