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Jeeps on Flat Car

Jeeps on Flatcar
(Photo by Dan DeSantis)

Downs Model Railroad was contracted by SJSG to produce the flat car for this project. In Fact, these flat cars are among the last products produced by Russ Downs before he sold the company to Manheim Machine and Tool Co, Inc. SJSG club members painted and decaled the 1/64 jeeps. The timbers are cut but not fastened to the car allowing the buyer some discretion on mounting. The flat cars are available in four numbers with Hi-Rail trucks and couplers only. (SORRY - THE CAR IS SOLD OUT. The selling price was $39.00)

Rails (or Tender) on Flat Car
Rails on flatcar
Tender body on flatcar

Using a second run of the Downs Model Railroad flat car in two new road numbers, the SJSG has created two additional loads. The first was inspired from a trip to Steamtown USA, where a tender without its trucks was sitting on a siding waiting for a trip to the machine shop for rebuilding. The tenders in this project are original NEW American Flyer parts.

The second load is made from new Gargraves track cut to length. 
(SORRY, THE CAR IS SOLD OUT. The selling price was $39.00)

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Past SJSG Club Projects and Products

Several of the previous SJSG club projects have become desirable products. If you're interested in some old club history - take a look at the Valley Forge Convention car, and others!

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