A.C. Gilbert American Flyer #591 Crossing Gate

Manufacturer:A.C. Gilbert American Flyer
Manufacturer ID:591
Name:Crossing Gate
Model Introduced:1946
Finishpainted & lettered
The #591 has three variations that came with a #707 Track Terminal. The first variation, shown in the main photo, is an example of the 1946 model. The 1946 model has white and black stripes painted on a plastic roadway gate. The walkway gate is metal and is painted black. The rook on the small building is smooth and is painted green without a stack. The second variation, made after 1946, has black stripes painted on an aluminum roadway gate. The walkway gate is painted with white and black stripes. It also has a black-painted crackle-finished roof with a black stack. The third variation, also made after 1946, is like the second except the crackle-finished roof is painted light green.
photo © Ted Hamler

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