Early unsuccessful rail mite prototype built by John Babcock, powered by a McCoy .19 engine.
A small number of post-war mite cars were raced on high-banked oval-shaped rail tracks. But almost all rail tracks were designed for the larger .60-size cars and were not well suited to the smaller, less powerful mite cars.
Nonetheless, rail mite racing enjoyed some limited popularity across the country and a few mite cars designed specifically for rail track racing were produced. Other rail mites were simply mite size tether cars which were converted for use on rail tracks.
Proxied to a 3rd place finish in the 1950 Rail Mite Nationals by Curly Glover, powered by a McCoy .19 engine
Rail adapters bolted to a Martin Flash pan, powered by a McCoy .09 engine
Jack Vanneman's personal Real McCoy mite car modified for competition on rail tracks
John Carlson's personal Carlson .09 Rail Mite, powered by a McCoy .09 engine
John Carlson-designed magnesium pan, based on a nearly identical Carlson tether car pan, powered by a Dooling .29 engine
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