Akron, Canton & Youngstown (ACY) Flat Cars

Manufacturer:American Flyer
Category:Flat Cars
Road Name:Akron, Canton & Youngstown (ACY)
Road Number:180
Ed converted this 46-foot A.F. flat car to scale operation. The car weighs 4oz. To convert the car, he replaced the plastic deck with wood boards, added grab irons, cut levers, and complete under-body detailing. The trucks are S-Helper Service ones, and the couplers are Kadee S #902. The load of car wheels were made from Pacific Rail Shops plastic ones replaced with metal wheels. The proper AAR rules for cribbing and blocking was used.
model owned by Edwin Kirstatter
photo © Edwin Kirstatter

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