A.F. Product Gallery: Dump Cars

Manufacturer:American Flyer
Manufacturer ID:716
Category:Dump Cars
Road Name:American Flyer Lines
Road Number:716
Year Introduced:1946
The all-metal #716 hopper was introduced in 1946, and lasted until 1951, with six variations. Four variations were produced in 1946, all of which have and inside track pickup and black painted frames. The first variation as "American Flyer Lines" in the right indented area with "716" in the left indented area. The second, as shown in the photo, has "American Flyer Lines" in both indented areas. The third has "American Flyer Lines" in the right indented area and nothing in the left indented area. The last of the 1946 variations lacks the brake wheel. The fifth variation, produced from 1947 through 1950, was equipped with a third wheel pickup, and also has a black painted frame. The last variation produced in 1951 has a gray painted frame and a black link coupler weights.
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Photo #2
model owned by Ted Hamler
photo © Ted Hamler
Manufacturer:American Flyer
Manufacturer ID:719
Category:Dump Cars
Road Name:Chicago, Burlington & Quincy
Road Number:719
Year Introduced:1950
The front plastic dump car was made in 1950, while the rear cars were made from 1950 through 1954.
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model owned by Ted Hamler
photo © Ted Hamler
Manufacturer:American Flyer
Manufacturer ID:919
Category:Dump Cars
Road Name:Chicago, Burlington & Quincy
Road Number:919
Year Introduced:1953
The #919 Dump Car was produced from 1953 through 1956 and has two variations. The first, as shown in Photo #2, has capacity markings as follows: "CAPY. 30 CU. YD./LD.LMT.108100 LB./LT.WT. 60100 LB". The second variation has capacity makings as follows: "CAPY. 38 CU. YD./LD.LMT.106000 LB./LT.WT. 58100 LB". In 1957 the CB&Q Dump car was cataloged as "25008" however the #919 Dump Car came with a metal tray, a package of coal, a track trip and a control button in a red & white box marked #25007. Because Gilbert was converting to their new 5-digit numbering system some cars produced in 1957 came in similar packaging.
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Photo #2
model owned by Tom Henderson
photo © Tom Henderson
Manufacturer:American Flyer
Manufacturer ID:25025
Category:Dump Cars
Road Name:Chicago, Burlington & Quincy
Road Number:25025
Year Introduced:1958
The #25025 Dump Car was produced from 1958 through 1960 and has only one variation. The main difference between the #25025 and the #919 is that the hinge point on the 919 is located on the bottom of the dump door where as on the #25025 the hinge is located on the top of the dump door as shown in Photo #2. The #25025 Dump Car came with a metal tray, a package of coal, a track trip and a control button in a red & white box.
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Photo #2
model owned by Ted Hamler
photo © Ted Hamler
Manufacturer:American Flyer
Manufacturer ID:25060
Category:Dump Cars
Road Name:Chicago, Burlington & Quincy
Road Number:25060
Year Introduced:1961
The #25060 Dump Car was produced from 1961 through 1964 and has only one variation. Like the #25025, the hinge is located on the top of the dump door as shown in Photo #2. The #25060 Dump Car also came with a metal tray, a package of coal, a track trip, and a control button in a red/white box. In addition the #25060 came with a section of #26700 straight track and four #26342 Adapter Pins (to allow the #26700 track to be installed in a Pike-Master track layout).
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Photo #2
model owned by Ted Hamler
photo © Ted Hamler

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