American Flyer Semaphore 761 Parts List & Diagram
These are the installation instructions furnished by the A. C. Gilbert Co. to customers to aid them in the installation and operation of American Flyer equipment. Specifically, this bulletin is for the American Flyer Semaphore 761 Manualinstallation instructions. A semaphore was used to signal train engineers with key information regarding the use of rail lines. A semaphore is a system of sending messages by holding the arms or two flags or poles in certain positions according to an alphabetic code.
This operating accessory was connected to the American Flyer transformer along with a track clip. As the American Flyer Locomotive approached, the semaphore would activate and signal the operator.