American Flyer Displays & History

Boy Working on HO Trains   Transparency Index

Boy Working on HO Trains

The "better version" of this photo (at least in the eyes of Gilbert's advertising department) of a young boy apparently applying some touch up paint to an HO Frontiersman locomotive found its way into a 1959-60 HO brochure.  The photo from the brochure is shown below.   The main differences I can detect are the expression on the boy's face and the area of the model he is touching up.  This is also one of the few transparencies that made its way to full color advertising.

1959-60 HO Brochure
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