A.F. Product Gallery: Railroad Trestle Set

Manufacturer:American Flyer
Manufacturer ID:780
Road Name:Railroad Trestle Set
The #780 Railroad Trestle Set was produced from 1953 through 1956, in three variations. The trestles came in either black or orange plastic. In the standard package are either 24 trestles which rise and descend from 1/2" to 4-1/2", or 26 trestles which rise and descend from 1/2" to 5". The first variation, shown in the photos, has 24 orange plastic trestles that have tapered bases. Included in that package were a package of 26 #693 Track Locks and an instruction sheet. The second variation produced in 1953 has 26 black plastic trestles that also have tapered bases. The third variation, also produced in 1953, has 26 black plastic trestles with straight bases. Photo #2 shows the trestles outside of the box, and Photo #3 shows the inside of the box as originally packaged.
Photo #2
Photo #3
model owned by Ted Hamler
photo © Ted Hamler

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