Kris Apple Butter Festival Boxcar
Since 1974, the Berkeley Springs, West Virginia Apple Butter Festival has occurred on Columbus Day weekend in October. There is one Apple Butter Festival boxcar variation in the Kris Model Trains chapter of Greenberg's Guide to Kusan Trains. Built date, decorator and production numbers are from the Newbraugh Brothers Toys (NBT) Checklist 1974 - 1982.
Apple Butter Festival 5th Annual boxcar; orange; silver roof; blue lettering and logos; sliding orange plug doors; half ladders. Note that Berkeley is spelled "Berkley" on the car side. NBT number 527-1076. Less than 100 decorated by Pleasant Valley Process in October 1978. Silver roof variation not documented in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the Blue Room collection.