A.F. Product Gallery: Parts by Year: 1953

Manufacturer:American Flyer
Manufacturer ID:530
Road Name:Knuckle Coupler For Crane Cars
Year Introduced:1953
The #530 Knuckle Couplers for Crane Cars was produced from 1953 through 1956. As shown in the photo, it came with one pair of sixth sintered-iron trucks and rivets.
Photo
model owned by Ted Hamler
photo © Ted Hamler
Manufacturer:American Flyer
Manufacturer ID:531
Road Name:Knuckle Coupler For Tenders
Year Introduced:1953
The #531 Knuckle Coupler Rear Truck for Hudson and UP Tenders was produced from 1953 through 1956. The #531 is not listed in any of the Greenberg books. As shown in the photo, there is only one truck and a single rivet included in the #531 kit.
Photo
model owned by Ted Hamler
photo © Ted Hamler

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