#1001 Alliance Loco Power Mechanism Under Frame
Aero Train Frame uses Athearn parts to power the Aero Train.
the following to complete the mechanism:
Alliance Under frame
#1001 (1 needed)
Athearn Switcher loco
(SW-7 #4000 series or SW-1500 #3900 series)
Bowser #18940 40"
Wheel and axle assembly (1 needed)
Bowser #856 Cover Plate
Any 2-56 x 3/16"
Screw (1 needed)
The Bowser parts were used on the Dummy frame if you
bought a Bowser Aero Train. If it is the Varney you will have to
buy the above parts. You will also need to add weight to the nose
of the loco to make it pull. Bowser does not have a weight for this
Chuck joined General Motors in 1949 as a Junior Designer.
He was in charge of designing the Aero Train as Chief Designer of Special
Projects. He retired from General Motors in 1992 as V.P. in Charge
of Design. Chuck supplied the following pictures and other very
good information that we did not have. Thank you Chuck!