Buildings & Towers (Page 3 of 8)
Gilbert made 62 distinct buildings and towers as listed on a little over seven pages of the TM Guide, not counting the variations on some of the 62.  Because there are so many, I have split them up over eight web pages:

Gilbert accessories #50 through #167 are on
page 1
                           #168 through #273 are on
page 2
                           #274 through #590 are on this page
                           #593 through #755A are on
page 4
                           #758 through #767 are on
page 5
                           #768 through #774 are on
page 6
                           #779 through #799 are on
page 7
                           #23586 through #23796 are on
page 8

Unless otherwise specified, the pictures on this page are from the collection of The Upstairs Train.
#274 Harbor Junction Freight Station with red roof made in 1952 & 1953.
(Photo courtesy of
Robert Lear.)
It should have a barrel on top of the lumber as well.
This shot also shows the detail of the hanger.
(Photo courtesy of
Bobby Hoppe.)
The back.
(Photo courtesy of
Robert Lear.)
The ends.  You can see clearly where the barrel is missing.
(Photos courtesy of
Robert Lear.)

It was also made with a green roof.
#275 Eureka Diner with dark green roof made in 1952 & 1953.
(Photos courtesy of
Jacqueline Marsh.)
It was also made with green, red, or dark blue roof.
#585 Tool Shed made in 1946 thru 1952.
(Photo courtesy of
Rick Dunn.)
The door slides open.
(Photo courtesy of
Jacqueline Marsh.)
The roof lifts off to reveal a simple sheet metal box building.  You can see how the door slides.
(Photo courtesy of
Jacqueline Marsh.)
#586F Wayside Station with porter and baggage wagon with figure made in 1946 thru 1956.
(Photo courtesy of
Kisers Vintage Toys And Trains.)
Here's a close-up of the baggage wagon and figure.
Most of the baggage wagon figures were white but some were black.
(Photo courtesy of
Paul McDonald.)
#589 Passenger and Freight Station with dark green roof made in 1946 thru 1956.
(Photo courtesy of an anonymous donor.)
It was also made with a light green roof.
(Photos courtesy of
Kisers Vintage Toys And Trains.)

Finally, it was also made with a black roof.
#590 Control Tower Cedar Hill Junction made for Gilbert by Bachmann; made in 1955 & 1956.
(Photos from the collection of Walt Zawalich, Owen Donegan, and Dan Zawalich.)
Here's the box it came in.
(Photo courtesy of
Rick Dunn.)

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