Kusan K-Series Drop Center Flatcars
With the exception of the Compressortron cars, K-Series drop center flatcars were assigned the 460 - 461 series of catalog numbers. Compressortrons were assigned to the 900 series.
Kusan catalog number 460. Frisco 46250 drop center flatcar with two olive drab watertight cases, which are marked United States Army Transportation Corps and General Electric.
Kusan catalog number 460. Frisco 46250 drop center flatcar carrying two blue watertight cases, which are marked Handle With Care! 500000 lb. Thrust Reaction Motor - Fragile.
Kusan catalog number 461. USAX 123 drop center flatcar with two blue watertight cases. The cases on this flatcar are a lighter shade of blue than the one pictured above it.
Kusan catalog number 903. USAX 123 Dynamic Injection Compressortron drop center flatcar. The two electrical leads plug into the rear of a specially-designed Kusan Alco locomotive. A motorized blower inside the gray superstructure keeps a polystyrene foam "satellite" suspended in the air as it travels around the layout.
Uncatalogued USAX 123 Dynamic Injection Compressortron drop center flatcar with a partially clear compressortron body for viewing the mechanism inside. Photo courtesy of the W. Ethridge collection.