New High-Speed Truc-Train Service
Wannatoys trucks with the larger white tires have thicker axles and can
get wedged into the axle mounts on the #715 flats - perhaps some tape
on the axle mounts will prevent them from sliding down too far and
Goods picked up Monday afternoon..
...are delivered in Plasticville on Wednesday morning..
I wanted to have some type of trailer service, and originally considered using HO trailers on junker flatcars. Once I discovered that you could use vintage "Wannatoys" trucks with the operating #715 auto unloading flat I picked up a small fleet of trucks at a good price from eBay, and built a small facility from poster board and basswood. For a theme I borrowed from both the Nickel Plate and the Pennsy and American Flyer High-Speed Truc-Train Service was born
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