A.F. Product Gallery: #740

Manufacturer:American Flyer
Manufacturer ID:740
Road Name:American Flyer Lines
Year Introduced:1952
The #740 was produced from 1952 through 1954 and has three variations. The first variation, made in 1952 and shown in the photo, is considered to be an early version. It has "AMERICAN FLYER LINES" in black letters without stripes, a shield, and vent holes. The second also produced in 1952 has a shield and stripes and can be found with and without vent holes. The last variation has a shield no stripes and has vent holes. Ted also covered this handcar in the May 2011 issue of the S Gaugian magazine.
model owned by Ted Hamler
photo © Ted Hamler

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