A.F. Product Gallery: 1963 Cabooses

Manufacturer:American Flyer
Category:Cabooses
Road Name:Freight Ahead
Year Introduced:1963
The 1963 Freight Ahead caboose has two variations. One variation utilizes a Type B frame while the second variation utilizes a Type D frame. The Buffalo Hunt Gondola and the Freight Ahead caboose are the only two cars produced by Gilbert that did not have a catalog number. This unusual caboose was not sold separately and was offered only as part of the 1963 #20800 Game Train set.
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model owned by Ted Hamler
photo © Ted Hamler
Manufacturer:American Flyer
Manufacturer ID:24634
Category:Cabooses
Road Name:American Flyer Lines
Road Number:24634
Year Introduced:1963
This model was produced from 1963 through 66, in five red variations. Two are painted red over a black plastic shell; one is red painted over a red shell (as shown in the rear of the photo; one variation was lettered, while the other, front of the photo, wasn't); the fourth is unpainted red plastic; the fifth variation is a non-lighted model without window coverings and all plastic wheels.
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model owned by Ted Hamler
photo © Ted Hamler

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