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, printed on one or two lines, appears on the car sides. Variations noted are from the Kris Model Trains chapter of Greenberg's Guide to Kusan Trains.

Kris Pabst Beer 747 boxcar

Pabst Beer 747 boxcar; yellow; black ends; black lettering; GOOD OLD-TIME FLAVOR printed on two lines; Pabst logo; sliding yellow plug doors; half ladders. Black ends and black lettering boxcar variation not documented in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


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

Pabst Beer 747 refrigerator car; silver; black ends; maroon lettering; GOOD OLD-TIME FLAVOR printed on one line; "OR" in FLAVOR printed on door; Pabst logo; no "CU FT;" stamped silver plug doors; full ladders. Refrigerator car variation (A) in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


Kris Pabst Beer 747 silver and black refrigerator car with blue lettering and no technical car data on the right

Pabst Beer 747 refrigerator car; silver; black ends; blue lettering; GOOD OLD-TIME FLAVOR printed on two lines; no technical car data on the right; Pabst logo; stamped silver plug doors; full ladders. Silver refrigerator car with blue lettering variation not documented in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the T. Cosgrove collection.


Kris Pabst Beer 747 silver and black refrigerator car with blue lettering and technical car data on the right

Pabst Beer 747 refrigerator car; silver; black ends; blue lettering; GOOD OLD-TIME FLAVOR printed on one line; "R" in FLAVOR printed on door; Pabst logo; "CU FT 5157;" stamped silver plug doors; full ladders. Silver refrigerator car with blue lettering variation not documented in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


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

Pabst Beer 747 refrigerator car; silver; black ends; black lettering; GOOD OLD-TIME FLAVOR printed on one line; "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. Silver refrigerator car with black lettering variation not documented in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


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

Pabst Beer 747 refrigerator car; yellow; black roof; black lettering; GOOD OLD-TIME FLAVOR printed on one line; Pabst logo; stamped yellow plug doors; full ladders. Refrigerator car variation (C) in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


Kris Pabst Beer 747 yellow refrigerator car with blue lettering and plug doors

Pabst Beer 747 refrigerator car; yellow; blue lettering; GOOD OLD-TIME FLAVOR printed on two lines; Pabst logo; sliding yellow plug doors; half ladders. Refrigerator car variation (D) in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


Kris Pabst Beer 747 yellow refrigerator car with blue lettering and panel doors

Pabst Beer 747 refrigerator car; yellow; blue lettering; GOOD OLD-TIME FLAVOR printed on two lines; Pabst logo; sliding yellow panel doors; half ladders. Yellow refrigerator car with panel doors variation not documented in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


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

Pabst Beer 747 refrigerator car; yellow; black roof; maroon lettering; GOOD OLD-TIME FLAVOR printed on one line; Pabst logo; stamped yellow plug doors; full ladders. Yellow and black refrigerator car with maroon lettering variation not documented in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.

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