Southern Railway (SOU) Gondola

Manufacturer:American Flyer
Manufacturer ID:920
Category:Gondola
Road Name:Southern Railway (SOU)
Road Number:920
Model Introduced:1953
Finishpainted & lettered
The #920 gondola was sold from 1953 through 1956 and has three variations. The first variation has an unpainted black plastic body, as shown in the photo. The second variation is painted black over either a black or a red plastic body. The third variation is also painted black except it is painted over a green plastic body.
Photo
photo © Ted Hamler
Manufacturer:American Models (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:4403
Category:Gondola
Road Name:Southern Railway (SOU)
Model Introduced:1986
Product Type:Plastic
Finishpainted & lettered
Prototype Dimensions:52'
Photo
photo © (American Models stock photo)
Manufacturer:Arden Scale Models
Category:Gondola
Road Name:Southern Railway (SOU)
Road Number:192103
Product Type:Wood Kit
Finishpainted & lettered
This model of a 41-foot gondola consisted of wood and plastic parts. Added were ACE trucks and American Models dummy couplers.
Photo
photo © Ed Kirstatter
Manufacturer:Smoky Mountain Model Works (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:64-G3
Category:Gondola
Prototype Year/Era:1928
Road Name:Southern Railway (SOU)
Model Introduced:2006
Product Type:Resin Kit
Finishunpainted
Prototype Dimensions:41'
Some of these cars were converted into composite gondolas by the prototype railroad. This kit based on those composite gondolas. The kit comes with S-Helper Service trucks.
Photo
Photo #2
photo © Alvin Clapp
Manufacturer:Smoky Mountain Model Works (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:64-G1
Category:Gondola
Prototype Year/Era:1924
Road Name:Southern Railway (SOU)
Model Introduced:2006
Product Type:Resin Kit
Finishunpainted
Southern 41' low-side steel gondola kit with roman lettering, Andrews trucks, and Kadee S-scale couplers. Photo #2 shows Gerry's version, decorated for the ATSF. Gerry did a product review of the kit in the June 2007 issue of the NASG's Dispatch.
Photo
Photo #2
photo © (Smoky Mountain Model Works stock photo)
Manufacturer:Smoky Mountain Model Works (click for web site)
Manufacturer ID:64-G2
Category:Gondola
Prototype Year/Era:1924
Road Name:Southern Railway (SOU)
Model Introduced:2006
Product Type:Resin Kit
Finishunpainted
Southern 41' low-side steel gondola kit with block lettering, Bettendorf trucks, and Kadee S-scale couplers. Al applied a lot of weathering to his model.
Photo
Photo #2
photo © Alvin Clapp

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