American Flyer Accessory 752A and 785 Coal Loader was considered an Operating Accessory. Operating Accessories were very interesting Gilbert pieces. Often times these models include complex mechanical and signalling components and were designed to make the train layouts even more realistic.
The American Flyer Log Loader 787 train is designed for continuous action to provide animation on the layout. It can have logs delivered by one of the remote control log unloading cars, then reload the logs into a waiting freight car. It can also be hand loaded with fresh supplies of logs.
The American Flyer Rocket Launcher 25045 was produced from 1957 to 1960 and was considered a flat car with a knuckle coupler.The car came with an operating car trip and a remote control button. As the train pulled up the operator would push the button and the rocket would launch.