American Flyer: Classic Toy Trains

American Flyer: Classic Toy Trains

by Gerry Souter, Janet Souter
     
 

American Flyer was a leading manufacturer of toy and model trains in America during the 1950s. Both collectors and fans will be thrilled with this first-ever, gloriously illustrated history of the company that built American Flyer toy trains. This visual tribute presents more than 200 photos and illustrations of trains, rolling stock, and accessories, which…  See more details below

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American Flyer was a leading manufacturer of toy and model trains in America during the 1950s. Both collectors and fans will be thrilled with this first-ever, gloriously illustrated history of the company that built American Flyer toy trains. This visual tribute presents more than 200 photos and illustrations of trains, rolling stock, and accessories, which span from the earliest twentieth-century wind-up trains to scale electric locomotives, along with photos of the men in charge. Written by train and toy train historians Gerry and Janet Souter-drawing on information culled from insider stories, company annual reports, and countless interviews-American Flyer pays tribute to the miniature marvels that have entertained and inspired children of all ages, generation and after generation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402718557
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
08/28/2004
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
11.90(w) x 10.96(h) x 0.69(d)

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