This page lists all known books that have been published involving S-scale. They are listed in alphabetical order by title. Click the photo to visit the related web site.
This book provides historical information about A.C. Gilbert and his company's American Flyer S-scale trains.
This book offers one-of-a-kind product photos, a history of the Gilbert family, inside information, and the original price list from 1951.
This manual was released in 2001. It provides detailed information about how to perform repairs on American Flyer products. It features photos that are actual size.
This guide provides in-depth analysis of pricing trends for A.C. Gilbert and Lionel American Flyer products. Originally released in 2004, this second edition was released in 2012. TM Books & Video seems to no longer list the book, hence the link to Amazon, but other retailer may still have book in stock as well.
Kalmbach's guide, also known as the "Greenberg Guide", covers current market values of original A.C. Gilbert and, later, Lionel American Flyer products. It is updated every other year. Kalmbach seems to no longer list it on their web site, hence the link to Amazon.com; a lot of other retailers will stock, or be able to get you, a copy as well.
This book was written by the owner of K-Line Trains. It features wiring diagrams, schematics, repair, and operating instructions for American Flyer products. This book was published a long time ago, so it might be hard to find and pricey.
This spiral-bound book with exploded views of A.C. Gilbert diesel locomotives.
This spiral-bound book provides insight into the changes made to specific models thanks to the preservation of the company's memos.
This book is a reprint of the original 1952 book published by A.C. Gilbert themselves. It offers information about how to operate and maintain your A.F. trains and how to build A.F. layouts.
This spiral-bound book answers questions about products produced by A.C. Gilbert.
This book is now in its fourth edition, and available in both b&w and color. It covers how to mechanically and cosmetically restore your American Flyer cars and engines, as well as accessories, by an author who has real-world experience.
This spiral-bound book with exploded views of A.C. Gilbert steam locomotives.
This spiral-bound book contains photos of every AF steam engine, with identification of all its features.
This book was released in 2007 and covers the pre-WWII American Flyer HO- and O-gauge-compatible trains, and the post-war S-scale products produced by A.C. Gilbert.