FY&PRR Flat Cars

Manufacturer:American Flyer
Manufacturer ID:(245)65
Category:Flat Cars
Road Name:FY&PRR
Road Number:65
Year Introduced:1960
The #(245)65 was produced in 1960 and 1961 in two variations, which are both shown in the photo. The first variation produced in 1960 has sintered-iron trucks and knuckle couplers. The second variation produced in 1961 has Pike-Master trucks and couplers. The 1960 variation in the photo is shown with an original cannon that has hollow shank and a lever on top of the cannon. The cannon in the foreground also has a hollow shank but does not have lever, which was sold by K-Line and made in China. The cannon on the 1961 Pike-Master flatcar is the most common reproduction version often seen with this flatcar however it does not has solid shank and no lever that was made in Japan.
model owned by Ted Hamler
photo © Ted Hamler

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