A.F. Product Gallery: 1953 Gondolas

Manufacturer:American Flyer
Manufacturer ID:920
Category:Gondolas
Road Name:Southern
Road Number:920
Year Introduced:1953
The #920 gondola was sold from 1953 through 1956 and has three variations. The first variation has an unpainted black plastic body, as shown in the photo. The second variation is painted black over either a black or a red plastic body. The third variation is also painted black except it is painted over a green plastic body.
Photo
model owned by Ted Hamler
photo © Ted Hamler
Manufacturer:American Flyer
Manufacturer ID:941
Category:Gondolas
Road Name:St. Louis-San Francisco (SLSF)
Road Number:941
Year Introduced:1953
The #941 was produced from 1953 through 1956 and has five variations. The first has a flat finish that is painted over a black body with Type 7 trucks. The second has a gloss tuscan finish that is painted over a black body. The third is painted tuscan over a white body with light blue lettering. The fourth is painted tuscan over a black plastic body with gray or silver-gray lettering. The last variation, shown in the photo, is painted over either a white or a clear plastic body and has white lettering.
Photo
model owned by Ted Hamler
photo © Ted Hamler

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