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For Sale: M19-E narrow guage car Fairmont # 156683 built in June 1942 and delivered to the Union Pacific RR at Avery, Nebraska.  Purchased from a private owner in non-running condition and completely rebuilt by Tom Norman into a 30” narrow gauge open car. Has run on the Whitehorse and Yukon in Alaska, the Cumbres and Toltec and Durango and Silverton RRs in Colorado several times. Complete with 5.8 hp Fairmont motor, coil, belt drive, 16” wheels in good condition, aluminum frame, varnished hardwood body painted in green, working coil and 2 wooden seats (pad is damaged).  Crank start. Motor turns over freely. The M19-e was also produced as a narrow gauge car by Fairmont. Needs battery. Was running great when the gas was drained and it was stored 5 years ago. $3,000 located in Alberton, MT. For more information and photos contact Bill Taylor at (406) two three nine -4361. I am selling Tom’s collection of motorcars and parts at his request

For Sale MT19 with trailer - Sutter Creek, CA (near Sacramento) 


Completely rebuilt MT-19 in 2021.Honda GX620 20 HP V Twin engine and rebuilt transmission wheels and running gear. Foot operated clutch pedal, Electric turntable w/interlock & warning, 8 Gallon gas tank, air horn, Locomotive E Bell, All LED lights :Marker running lights, Brake lights with 3 flashes when activated, back up lights, triple headlights with wig wag alternating flash left/right switch. Whelen Amber Strobe warning beacon. New Glass and rubber, windshield wipers (2), GPS Speedometer, Kenwood 50 watt VHF Railroad Radio with DTMF mic, NARCOA, WCRG, and AAR channels, cabin fan, 2 bucket seats , fire extinguisher, tow bar. I have the matching paint doors, some hardware, & window glass for this car, not used in sunny California. Front mounted wireless remote winch for load/unload on trailer with aux cable in/out switch. NARCOA compliant. Trailer is Dual gauge speeder specific, new wheels and tires including spare (2021), Bearing Buddies on axles, new LED marker and tail/ brake lights and 8 pin round trailer connector. CA permanent trailer registration with pink slip. Car runs nice, low hours on the car & engine. Ready to go NOW!  Check out YouTube video the car at: https://youtu.be/lyGjq8VSS38


Asking $12,000 OBO for car and trailer. Located in Sutter Creek, CA (near Sacramento). Rich Filia (650) 273-2014 call/text

For Sale:  Ford 4 cyl, ohv, 172 cid industrial motor, complete, runs well,
                 burns no oil, 

Price:        $600. 

Contact:    Greg Laplante, Phone: 509-863-3086

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*** SOLD ***: MT 19 B Closed Cab (Mini Cheese box). Built in 1985 this car was delivered to the Union Pacific in September 85. Sold by the railroad at auction in Pocatello, ID in 1991. Fully refurbished with all modifications by Tom Norman and used for his personal car. Enclosed cab, rear axle modification, Onan B58G motor, hydraulic factory turntable, almost new wheels, working Hunter heater, Motorola radio with airplane intercom headphones. sliding side and rear windows. bra to protect front while trailering and steel gas tank guard . Has been almost everywhere in the US and Canada. Used it on Tom;s private track last week, and it ran perfectly. You can do that too if you want to see how it runs. $8500 with the option of also purchasing his trailer with an electric winch for another $500. Located in Alberton, MT. I am selling Tom’s motorcar collection at his request. Lots of parts and wheels to look at while you’re here.

*** SOLD ***: Kalamazoo Model 27-A Restored gang car. Built for the US. Navy in the 40s it was transferred to the nuclear research facility near Idaho Falls, ID for use by staff working on the Nautilus submarine program. Sold as scrap at auction in the 1980s.  Tom Norman purchased the car and completely rebuilt it into running condition over the next decade. Has been on several early PRO runs and rides for the public in Deer Lodge, MT. Wisconsin four stroke engine (rebuilt), chain drive, steel front and rear ends with windows, steel roof with canvas curtains. The car hauls 8 adults. No turntable (has lift bars). Comes with manuals (no birth papers) and restoration photos. Motor turns over easily. Was running great when the gas was drained and it was stored 5 years ago. $3,000 located in Alberton, MT.  I am selling Tom’s collection of motorcars and parts at his request

*** SOLD ***


I have a set of new 16” Fairmont motorcar wheels for sale. $300 each or $1,000 for all four.


I also have 7 16” wheels with about 25% use. They are NARCOA legal and should serve for another 7,000 miles or so.  $200 each. 


Wheels are located in Alberton, MT


Sold 8/7/2022

Sold 8/7/2022

Green MT-19 For Sale

< SOLD 6/21/2022 >  WA – Fairmont MT 19 with rare Les King Cab. Very nice motorcar with many extras including a custom-built, tilt trailer. Locomotive horn and bell. Overhead luggage rack. Motorola Astro Radio with David Clark interface and headphones. Also, two Motorola handheld radios. Nicely appointed interior including extra safety grab handles, sliding windows, and sound insulation. Many extra parts and tools too numerous to list here. I am helping sell this motorcar for the owner. $10,000. 

SOLD 4/10/2022 

Fairmont MT19 - suspension kit, turntable, electronic ignition, electric fuel pump, radio with four headsets, beacon, air horn, extra clutch. The tilting trailer with electric winch was made specifically for this car. $6500 - car is located in Palm Desert, CA. 

For Sale:  MT 14 Enclosed Cab. Honda 20 HP Engine, Kenwood Radio with 4 Headsets, Electric Turntable, Unique Tow Bar made from a UP wrench, comes with Fuel Tank Protecter not installed, Tilt Trailer with Electric and Manuel Winch. Asking $7,000. Located in Jefferson, Oregon.  Sold 2/26/2022

Redding CA -- Fairmont M-19 Speeder

Restored with new custom trailer with electric brakes. Engine rebuilt, needs alternator connected and glass. Speeder $2800. Trailer $2000.

SOLD 12/10/2021.  

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