Manufacturer:A.C. Gilbert American Flyer
Manufacturer ID:356
Road Name:Silver Bullet
Road Number:356
Model Introduced:1954
Finishpainted & lettered
The #356 was produced in 1954 in 3 variations. The chrome of satin finish #356 is very similar to the #354 in that it has a plastic locomotive body and the tender is sheet metal. The #356 is also is equipped with an operating head light, smoke, and choo-choo. The three variations are as follows. The first has a chrome finish sheet-metal trucks and link couplers, as shown in the photo. The second has a chrome finish, Pull-Mor traction tire on the rear drivers, sintered-iron trucks, and knuckle couplers. The third, which is very rare, has a satin silver finish and link couplers.
photo © Ted Hamler

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