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Large Gauge WRX Reefer (G) - USA Trains has a new WRX wood reefer.

Limited Run Reefer (HO) - Accurail will be selling a limited run Western Refrigerator lines wood refrigerator car kit at Trainfest in Milwaukee, November 14-15, 2015.

GREEN BAY ROUTE Decals (HO) - Circus City Decals & Graphics has GREEN BAY ROUTE heralds and reporting marks.

O-27 Boxcar (O) - Menards is producing their O gauge 40' boxcar in a Green Bay & Western lettering scheme.

40' Wood Reefer (HO) - Athearn is producing their HO 40' wood reefer in a Western Refrigerator Lines paint scheme in three road numbers. The ready-to-run model in Athearn's Roundhouse line.

WRX Reefer Decals (O) - Protocraft has two decal sets for O scale Western Refrigerator Lines wood refrigerator cars. One set is for reefers in the 1929-1950s as-delivered scheme, and another set is for reefers in the 1940s-1960s scheme.

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The Green Bay and Western Railroad was a paper carrying line and bridge route operating between the Mississippi River at Winona, Minnesota and Lake Michigan at Kewaunee, Wisconsin, via Green Bay. It was chartered in 1866 as the Green Bay and Lake Pepin to provide an outlet for the region's timber and agriculture.

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Information on the Green Bay Route, including a brief history of the railroad, rosters, timetables, and a short story about growing up near the railroad in the 1940's.
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