A.F. Product Gallery: 1953 Dump Cars

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.
Photo
Photo #2
model owned by Tom Henderson
photo © Tom Henderson

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