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Drawing of Mack model AC rail car built for the New Haven Railroad
Photo of Mack rail bus used on the New Haven RR
A nearly identical Mack/Brill motor car built for Lewisburg, Milton & Watsontown that was later sold to the Buffalo Creek & Gauley Railroad
Photos showing details of the Mack chassis
Additional photos showing details of the Model AC chassis

The February 4, 1922 edition of Railway Age featured elevation drawings of the Mack gasoline rail car built for the New Haven Railroad. The chassis of the motor car was made by Mack Trucks and the body by Osgood-Bradley Company of Worchester, Mass. The New Haven rail bus is nearly identical to rail bus "A" used on the Buffalo Creek & Gauley Railroad (BC&G), a West Virginia short-line railroad best known for its use of steam locomotives until the early 1960s. While the chassis of BC&G car "A" was built by Mack, the body was built by the J. G. Brill Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PA).

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The Nov. 10, 1921 edition of Automotive Industries featured an article on the Mack Model AC chassis used on the New Haven motor cars.

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