A.F. Product Gallery: #283

Manufacturer:American Flyer
Manufacturer ID:283
Category:4-6-2
Road Name:American Flyer Lines
Road Number:283
Year Introduced:1954
The plain or non-streamlined version. It represents the 280-series of models. The model was produced from 1954 through 1957. It is both labeled for the C&NW and the American Flyer Lines. It has a plastic boiler and tender. This unit came equipped with light, smoke, and choo-choo sound unit. There are two documented variations.The #28x-series of locomotives can be identified by the bell in front of the smokestack, and large riveted plate on top of boiler (which continued until the end of the #21085 run).
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model owned by Ted Hamler
photo © Ted Hamler

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