The 973 is one of the popular Gilbert operating cars that was cataloged in 1956-57. The white painted car has strong black lettering and is in good operating condition. Set includes button, rail connector, metal milk stand with 4 cans. Has knuckle couplers and one piece brakewheel. Comes in non- original white box.
Loader is Classic and is in good working condition. Small scratches in green paint. Shed and base paint is excellent. Easy to operate. Electromagnet pulls logs up when you press one of 2 buttons and drops log onto the flat car. Cart returns to start position after action completed. Comes with 717 Unloading car, 3 logs + track connector. $165.00
748 Overhead Footbridge
ery nice Overhead Footbridge for your layout. It was produced from 1951 to 1952. The bluish-silver painted sheet - metal is in nice shape with minor scratches. There is the usual American Flyer decal at one end of the middle span. The bridge will span two tracks. The Footbridge was made by Colber for Gilbert.
NKP 0-8-0 Switcher
The Nickel Plate Road 342 was made in 1952, and has die-cast metal and tender bodies. It has smoke and choo-choo in the boiler, operating headlight with lamp/light mounted in rear of tender along with reverse unit in tender. It has a 4-wire plug from tender to engine as well. Logos OK but cab numbers show wear. Operates well.
716 American Flyer Lines Hopper
The 716 operating side car hopper is the rare one with the gray-painted sheet metal base and body inside. It has one two-piece brakewheel and link couplers. AFL's and 716 black logos very nice. Car is activated by a 712 contact attached to outside rail. Comes with original box, wrap, instructions, 712 and button.
350 The Royal Blue Pacific
The 1948 350 Royal Blue Pacific came with wire rails and some with block san-serif lettering on the tender. The engine is die-cast with an operating headlight. No smoke or choo-choo. Reverse unit in boiler with protruding lever on boiler top. Runs well with usual play wear on engine and tender. Decent engine paint.
466 AFL Comet PA Diesel
Very nice 466 Comet diesel with power by one double-worm drive motor. Made from 1953-55, the Comet's paint is in excellent condition with minimal play wear. Runs great with four- position e-unit. It has a working headlight, plastic horn, metal steps and knuckle couplers at the front and rear. This is a nice Comet for your operation.
283 C&NW 4-6-2 Pacific
Classic 283 Pacific locomotive made from 1953-57. Metal bell above operating headlight, Pull-Mor tires, smoke and choo-choo in boiler, 4-position e-unit in tender, with knuckle coupler. Engine
has four direct connected wires and a fifth wire from tender to engine. Both the engine and tender are black plastic. Lettering/logos
734 AF Operating Boxcar
Excellent 734 Boxcar with complete set of accessories. The red operating car is in good working condition and includes blue uniform worker, button, connector, two metal crates, wrap and box. The cars has mounted doors with metal guides anchored with rivets, sheet metal frame and trucks, link couplers and 2-piece brake wheel.
AF 566 Whistling Billboard
This beautiful AF 566 Whistling Billboard is ready for your layout. It has a light green metal base with a perfect white frame around the Santa Fe Alco and Hudson. This non-lighted Billboard was produced from 1951 to 1955. Sorry, I don't have the box, but it does have the button.
732 Operating Baggage Car
Green unpainted 732 Operating baggage car in good condition. White lettering nice. Working link couplers, blue figure and door mechanism. Usual scratches on top of car. Baggage loading platform not included. Trackside pickup and small metal cubes not included. Photo shows slight hump in middle of car. $55.00
49015 Westside Lumber Animated Flatcar
Sold one, and here's another! Brand new Animated AF Moe & Joe Westside lumber car. Issued by Lionel in 2004-05. Never operated and taken out of box to photograph. Comes with connector wire, button and lumber tray.
312 PPR Pacific
This 312 has been modified with a Dallee unit in the tender that takes the hassle out of the old e-units that stick and need to be reworked. It also has new large #'s on the cab. It runs well and in good condition. It has green jewels on the front and red on the tender signal lights. Smokes and choo-choos as well.
The B & O Royal Blue - 1950
This Royal Blue has cast rails and was made in 1950. The engine has large block letters on locomotive and tender. Engine runs fine. E-unit is in tender and operates good. This engine has a working headlight, but no smoke or choo-choo. Paint and logos have minor scratches. Most scratches on tender face plate.
471 Santa Fe PB-Unit
If you need a 471 PB unit to complete your Santa Fe Chief set or an extra one, here is a good working unit. The silver-painted 471 has an air chime whistle that operates. Unit is in good condition with one Indian head decal that needs replacment. Knuckle couplers are fine.
925 Gulf Tankers
There are two 925's, the Type II in the foreground has a plastic base and the rear one a metal frame. Single dome tankers were made from 1952 to 1957 The silver with black lettering tanks rode on sintered-iron side frames and had knuckle couplers.
Both for $60.00