A.C. Gilbert Box Cars

Manufacturer:American Flyer
Manufacturer ID:973
Category:Box Cars
Road Name:A.C. Gilbert
Road Number:973
Year Introduced:1956
The #973 Operating Milk Car was produced in 1956 and 1957 in only one variation. The package box contained the car, a white metal platform, a black milkman, and the #712 Special Rail Section Control with push button. Note that normally milk would have been transported in a reefer, but A.C. Gilbert decided to use a standard box car body for this model.
Photo #2
model owned by Ted Hamler
photo © Ted Hamler

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