The Lionel Sandy Andy Automatic Gravel Loader was one of a kind. This 1970s accessory didn’t last very long in the catalog and there might be a few reasons why. On the other hand, it’s an exceptionally engineered product in certain ways and takes full advantage of physics! It’s all plastic and free of batteries or electrical power. Let’s see if we can make it work!
Spoiler: We did, and it kind of took off on its own. You have to see the chaos to appreciate it. There are thrills and, quite literally, spills.
Read more about the history of this operating structure and check out the graphics on its box. You can’t say MPC didn’t do its best to sell it!