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 with black doors

Schlitz 684 boxcar; gray; black lettering; Schlitz logo; sliding black plug doors; full ladders. Boxcar variation (A) in Greenberg's. Door color not specified in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the Blue Room collection.


Kris Schlitz boxcar with white doors

Schlitz 684 boxcar; gray; black lettering; Schlitz logo; sliding white plug doors; full ladders. Boxcar variation (A) in Greenberg's. Door color not specified in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the G. Clarke collection.


Kris Schlitz refrigerator car with black lettering

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

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