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The February 4, 1922 edition of ''Railway Age'' featured 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, a West Virginia short-line railroad best known for its use of steam locomotives until the early 1960s.
  
 
[[File:Mack-Brill Gasoline Motor Car Drawing.png|thumb|400px|Drawing of a nearly identical Mack/Brill motor car built for the New Haven Railroad ]]
 
[[File:Mack-Brill Gasoline Motor Car Drawing.png|thumb|400px|Drawing of a nearly identical Mack/Brill motor car built for the New Haven Railroad ]]

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The February 4, 1922 edition of Railway Age featured 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, a West Virginia short-line railroad best known for its use of steam locomotives until the early 1960s.

Drawing of a nearly identical Mack/Brill motor 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

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