Mini Articles Covering A.F./hi-rail

This page contains some short articles that S modelers have contributed. We are always interested in adding more. If you have a short topic that you think might fit in this section of the web site, please don't hesitate to contact the webmaster. Usually a photo or two (if applicable) and some core data are all that is necessary.

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A.C. Gilbert Press Photo Proofs
Ted Hamler

Original press photo proofs for several catalogs.

A.F. Accessories

A quick note about how to wire American Flyer accessories.

Allied Circus Cages & Trucks
Ted Hamler

A description, with photos, of Allied circus trucks, cages, and animals from the early 1950s.

American Flyer Boxes
Ted Hamler

A trip through history showing the various packaging boxes A.C. Gilbert used for American Flyer products.

Europe's A.F. Contemporaries

A description of the various European S-scale contemporaries to A.C. Gilbert.

Girl's Train
Ted Hamler

A uniquely-painted, not commercially-produced S-scale train set, modeled after a Lionel O-gauge set.

Hobo Box Car
Ted Hamler

Ted's supplemental photos to a recently-published magazine article about this rare car.

Track Plans

Various track plans of actually-constructed A.F./hi-rail layouts.

Trestle Bridge
David Tyner

David shares photos of his two-track scratchbuilt bridge.

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