My Library - Magazine Articles By Category: Freight Cars - Autorack

Auto-Max Bigger is Better

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1999-12
Page:
126
Author:
George Sebastian-Coleman
Description:
To be able to efficiently move both sedan as well as SUV automobiles, the Gunderson company designed and built the tri-level, secure automobile transport cars. It has adjustable loading racks. The article includes prototype photos and scale drawings.

Improving the Con-Cor Auto Rack

Magazine:
N-Scale 2000-05/06
Page:
50
Author:
Pat Sanders
Scale:
N
Description:
Improving the Con-Cor auto rack model because it sits too high above the trucks.

Modeling an Auto Loading Facility

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2003-07
Page:
92
Author:
Keith M. Kohlmann
Description:
Many prototype photos set mostly in the 1960s. The article shows how cars were transported and loaded. There is an aerial photo of the Bain auto loading facility. A trackplan of this facility is also included.

Modernize a Bachmann 89-foot Auto Transporter

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1991-04
Page:
65
Author:
Jim Slaughter
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author describes how he improved and modernized the Bachmann auto transporter car to better fit in the 1970s or 80s. Includes prototype photos of many railroads' cars.