My Library - Magazine Articles By Carl Byron

Famous AF Passenger Cars

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2001-07/08
Page:
16
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
After a brief introduction to the Osgood Bradley coaches (85-foot long, lightweight design), the author describes the A.C. Gilbert AF models of same (which were only 53 scale feet in length).

In Memoriam Bruce Manson

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2011-01/02
Page:
14
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Scale:
S
Description:
Bruce was the long-time editor of the Train Collector's Association Quarterly.

The American Flyer EMD F-9

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2001-05/06
Page:
19
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
This article covers the history of the F9, FP9, and F19 locomotives. At the end of the article is a brief overview of the A.C. Gilbert F9 locomotive produced in 1961.

The Reading Railroad's Little Red Caboose

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2003-07/08
Page:
14
Category:
Railroads
Scale:
S
Description:
The author briefly describes the history of the Reading Railroad. He then continues with the history of the all-steel cabooses built by the Reading Shops to allow steam engines to push the train behind those cabooses, rather than to first have to remove the wooden cabooses. The rest of the article is about how A.C. Gilbert produced a model of that caboose, and also the Reading bay window caboose. The article includes a scaled drawing.

The Union Pacific "Pony Express" of A.C. Gilbert

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1990 #3 June
Page:
21
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
The history behind the production of this train.