A.C. Gilbert's Famous American Flyer Trains

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Of all the toys a boy could want, a Gilbert American Flyer train has always been high on the list. Gilbert’s American Flyer two-rail trains looked real, featured smoke and choo-choo, horns and whistles, operating lights, realistic-looking couplers and bright paint schemes that matched prototype railroads. Climb aboard with us as we discover these fascinating trains made between 1946 and 1966, which have provided a long-lasting legacy from The A.C. Gilbert Company. Includes handy alphabetical and numerical indexes. An invaluable book worth every penny!


This book tells you what S gauge products Gilbert made and when. Its covers such items as the Royal Blue, 4-8-4 Northerns, 0-8-0 switchers, the Pennsylvania 0-6-0’s and 4-6-2s and the famous 4-6-4 New York Central Hudsons. In the diesel chapter, you’ll read about the colorful PA-style Alco Santa Fe warbonnet units, the rare Silver Flash and the beautiful yellow and blue Comet locomotives, the green and yellow A-A Rocket units, the classy C&O Geeps, the New Haven Alco A units in white, red and black, and the later-era General Motors diesels from 1961.


Freight cars from the State of Maine 40-foot box car to the Missouri Pacific yellow-blue-gray box cars to the Northern Pacific Pig Palace cars are covered in detail, as are the Chicago & NorthWestern refrigerator cars, the American Refrigerator cars, tank cars, Baker’s Chocloate cars, Gilbert and Celanese chemical cars, hoppers and covered hoppers, flats, depressed center flats, gondolas, cranes, and operating cars such as the milk car, tie car, rocket launcher and lumber cars.
Passenger cars included are the New Haven-style red and green cars, the long, six-wheel truck Pullman-style passenger cars in red and green, the streamlined passenger combines, coaches, domes and observation cars, and the 1959-1960 Frontiersman passenger cars.


Exciting accessories such as the #787 Log Loader, #752 Seaboard Coaler, #23796 Sawmill, #583 Electromatic Crane, #766 Animated Station, #578 Station Figure Set and #789 Baggage Smasher Station are also described and detailed. This 8½ x 11”, 200-page hardbound book includes 330 b/w and color photos and period advertisements.

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Book Description 1999. Hard Cover with dust jacket. Book Condition: New. Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry. Since 1946, the A.C. Gilbert Company has been recognized as a pioneer in the development of 1:64 S gauge trains. For a 21-year period, it produced some of the most realistic looking and operating model trains of any manufacturer. Chapters One, Two and Three focus on steam locomotives, diesel locomotives and rolling stock while Chapters Six and Seven detail marketing and publicity, from newspapers to television. This 200-page hardbound book includes 100 color photos, 230 black & white photos and period advertisements, and useful reader indexes, including a numerical index and an alphabetical index. Bookseller Inventory # HEI-1999-9780911581485-X2

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Book Description Heimburger House Publishing Company, United States, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Of all the toys a boy could want, a Gilbert American Flyer train has always been high on the list. Gilbertís American Flyer two-rail trains looked real, featured smoke and choo-choo, horns and whistles, operating lights, realistic-looking couplers and bright paint schemes that matched prototype railroads. Climb aboard with us as we discover these fascinating trains made between 1946 and 1966, which have provided a long-lasting legacy from The A.C. Gilbert Company. Includes handy alphabetical and numerical indexes. An invaluable book worth every penny! This book tells you what S gauge products Gilbert made and when. Its covers such items as the Royal Blue, 4-8-4 Northerns, 0-8-0 switchers, the Pennsylvania 0-6-0ís and 4-6-2s and the famous 4-6-4 New York Central Hudsons. In the diesel chapter, youíll read about the colorful PA-style Alco Santa Fe warbonnet units, the rare Silver Flash and the beautiful yellow and blue Comet locomotives, the green and yellow A-A Rocket units, the classy CO Geeps, the New Haven Alco A units in white, red and black, and the later-era General Motors diesels from 1961. Freight cars from the State of Maine 40-foot box car to the Missouri Pacific yellow-blue-gray box cars to the Northern Pacific Pig Palace cars are covered in detail, as are the Chicago NorthWestern refrigerator cars, the American Refrigerator cars, tank cars, Bakerís Chocloate cars, Gilbert and Celanese chemical cars, hoppers and covered hoppers, flats, depressed center flats, gondolas, cranes, and operating cars such as the milk car, tie car, rocket launcher and lumber cars. Passenger cars included are the New Haven-style red and green cars, the long, six-wheel truck Pullman-style passenger cars in red and green, the streamlined passenger combines, coaches, domes and observation cars, and the 1959-1960 Frontiersman passenger cars. Exciting accessories such as the #787 Log Loader, #752 Seaboard Coaler, #23796 Sawmill, #583 Electromatic Crane, #766 Animated Station, #578 Station Figure Set and #789 Baggage Smasher Station are also described and detailed. This 8½ x 11", 200-page hardbound book includes 330 b/w and color photos and period advertisements. Bookseller Inventory # AAG9780911581485

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Book Description Heimburger House Publishing Company, United States, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Of all the toys a boy could want, a Gilbert American Flyer train has always been high on the list. Gilbertís American Flyer two-rail trains looked real, featured smoke and choo-choo, horns and whistles, operating lights, realistic-looking couplers and bright paint schemes that matched prototype railroads. Climb aboard with us as we discover these fascinating trains made between 1946 and 1966, which have provided a long-lasting legacy from The A.C. Gilbert Company. Includes handy alphabetical and numerical indexes. An invaluable book worth every penny! This book tells you what S gauge products Gilbert made and when. Its covers such items as the Royal Blue, 4-8-4 Northerns, 0-8-0 switchers, the Pennsylvania 0-6-0ís and 4-6-2s and the famous 4-6-4 New York Central Hudsons. In the diesel chapter, youíll read about the colorful PA-style Alco Santa Fe warbonnet units, the rare Silver Flash and the beautiful yellow and blue Comet locomotives, the green and yellow A-A Rocket units, the classy CO Geeps, the New Haven Alco A units in white, red and black, and the later-era General Motors diesels from 1961. Freight cars from the State of Maine 40-foot box car to the Missouri Pacific yellow-blue-gray box cars to the Northern Pacific Pig Palace cars are covered in detail, as are the Chicago NorthWestern refrigerator cars, the American Refrigerator cars, tank cars, Bakerís Chocloate cars, Gilbert and Celanese chemical cars, hoppers and covered hoppers, flats, depressed center flats, gondolas, cranes, and operating cars such as the milk car, tie car, rocket launcher and lumber cars. Passenger cars included are the New Haven-style red and green cars, the long, six-wheel truck Pullman-style passenger cars in red and green, the streamlined passenger combines, coaches, domes and observation cars, and the 1959-1960 Frontiersman passenger cars. Exciting accessories such as the #787 Log Loader, #752 Seaboard Coaler, #23796 Sawmill, #583 Electromatic Crane, #766 Animated Station, #578 Station Figure Set and #789 Baggage Smasher Station are also described and detailed. This 8½ x 11", 200-page hardbound book includes 330 b/w and color photos and period advertisements. Bookseller Inventory # AAG9780911581485

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