The author describes how to convert a Matchbox "Models of Yesteryear" series is No. Y3O, a 1920 Model AC Mack, to a local coal-delivery truck (made from 1916 through 1936). Includes scale diagrams and two model photos.
The author describes a handy grid card that can be used to quickly measure the wheelbase and track/tread width of S-scale vehicles to compare them against prototype measurements, to see if the model truly is to scale.
Photos of vehicles built by Vic Roseman, as well as some other model manufacturers' recent S-scale vehicles.
The author lists available Matchbox cars, as of that date, that are suitable to S-scale modeling, along with the physical dimensions.
Using a Miasto toy diecast Allstar cab-over transport truck, the author made several prototypically-accurate models.
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