by Kirk Drake | May 18, 2014 | American Flyer Products, Locomotives
The American Flyer Locomotive 283 lettered for the Chicago North Western made its debut in 1954 with a plastic tender and knuckle coupler. This was Gilbert’s first postwar, newly tooled steam locomotive with a plastic boiler.
by Kirk Drake | Mar 2, 2014 | American Flyer Parts List
This is the service bulletin furnished by the A. C. Gilbert Co. to authorized service stations to aid them in the service and repair of American Flyer equipment. Specifically, this bulletin is for the American Flyer Locomotive 283 287 Manual.