American Flyer Locomotive 21088 Franklin

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American Flyer Locomotive 21088 Franklin

American Flyer Locomotive 21088 Franklin

Catalog Description

The American Flyer 21088 0-4-0 Franklin Steam Locomotive. This locomotive features a motor, a reverse unit, a smoke unit, metal wheels, and a plastic body.

The American Flyer Locomotive Old Timer 21088 Franklin was an American 4-4-0. It would have had 4 leading, 4 driving, and 0 trailing wheels. The FY&P railroad was known as the the Franklin & Pittsylvania and was named for the area it served. Headquartered in Rocky Mount, Virginia it was mainly leased and operated by other railroads. he F&P was finished in 1880 and was a relatively late arrival as far as railroads go. The lease began in 1880 and was followed by many off and on years and the eventual demise of the line. Gilbert replicated the line with the Old Timer model known as the Franklin.

American Flyer Locomotive 21088 Franklin Catalog Image

There were 3 models of the Old Timer produced. These included the following:

  • 21088 Franklin
  • 21089 Washington
  • Casey Jones

The Gilbert AF Train 21088 Franklin Old Timer was made in 1959 and 1960.

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  1. Eugene A. Buckley

    1960 Christmass Gift Set with out box today, track & transformer, passenger and cargo cars, second passenger car purchased latter.

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