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Magazine:
S Gaugian 2003-03/04
Page:
18
Category:
Passenger Cars
Scale:
S
Description:
The author covers the construction of early prototype wooden passenger cars. He then mentions which manufacturers, in S-scale, have or are still producing wooden passenger cars.

The Accurate American Flyer Streamlined Passenger Car

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2008-05/06
Page:
14
Category:
Passenger Cars
Scale:
S
Description:
The author compares American Flyer passenger cars, as originally produced by A.C. Gilbert between 1950 and 1964, to their prototype. The article starts off with a history of the development of prototype passenger cars during that time period. It also describes how the cars were made by A.C. Gilbert, which is why most of the passengers cars were too short. Several photos of complete AF trains are included.

The General Electric U33C

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2013-07/08
Page:
22
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Scale:
S
Description:
The author provides historical background on the prototype engine, and then compares it against the first Lionel S-scale engine.