My Library - Magazine Articles By Ted Hamler

American Flyer Collector's Column

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2007-07/08
Page:
36
Category:
Collecting
Scale:
S
Description:
In this column, the author covers the CB&Q cars made by A. C. Gilbert.

American Flyer Collector's Column

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2007-09/10
Page:
30
Category:
Collecting
Scale:
S
Description:
The author starts a two-part column on A.F. items with the number 625. This installment covers the Shell/Gulf tank cars and the Shell and Gulf Oil Terminal depots.

American Flyer Collector's Column

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2007-11/12
Page:
34
Category:
Collecting
Scale:
S
Description:
This column covers the #480 orange Shell tank car.

American Flyer Collector's Column

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2008-01/02
Page:
34
Category:
Collecting
Scale:
S
Description:
The author answers some questions he has received via postal mail and e-mail (covers Franklin sets).

American Flyer Collector's Column

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2008-03/04
Page:
32
Category:
Collecting
Scale:
S
Description:
The author starts a two-part series on three-digit numbered American Flyer reefers.

American Flyer Collector's Column

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2008-05/06
Page:
28
Category:
Collecting
Scale:
S
Description:
In this installment the author covers the 5-digit AF reefers.

American Flyer Collector's Column

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2009-09/10
Page:
28
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
The author covers the #660 Baggage and Club Car, #661 Streamlined Coach, #662 Vista Dome Pullman, and the #663 Streamlined Observation. He also answers questions he has received.

American Flyer Collector's Column

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2009-11/12
Page:
28
Category:
Collecting
Scale:
S
Description:
The author covers the A.C. Gilbert A.F. non-operating knuckle couplers and the cars and locomotives that utilized them. Includes photos of some of the cars mentioned.

American Flyer Collector's Column

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2010-01/02
Page:
28
Category:
Collecting
Scale:
S
Description:
This column covers a number of different answers to questions posted by readers.

American Flyer Collector's Column

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2010-03/04
Page:
32
Category:
Collecting
Scale:
S
Description:
In this column the author answers a number of readers' questions.

American Flyer Collector's Column

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2010-05/06
Page:
16
Category:
Collecting
Scale:
S
Description:
This is the first of two columns on the topic of American Flyer catalogs.

American Flyer Collector's Column

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2010-07/08
Page:
32
Category:
Collecting
Scale:
S
Description:
This column covers the various A.C. Gilbert A.F. catalogs from 1950 to 1967.

American Flyer Collector's Column

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2010-09/10
Page:
28
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
This column covers the ATSF Warbonnet engines produced by A.C. Gilbert. It also includes the billboards showing those engines.

American Flyer Collector's Column

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2010-11/12
Page:
24
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
The installment covers the second diesel locomotive A.C. Gilbert introduced in 1950, the EMD GP7. Includes a bit of prototype history as well.

American Flyer Collector's Column

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2011-01/02
Page:
16
Category:
Collecting
Scale:
S
Description:
Covers the question about the wattage rating of the #22034 transformer, the validity of #24127, how the load was fastened to a #24578, and the author asks for help from his readers.

American Flyer Collector's Column

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2011-03/04
Page:
26
Category:
Collecting
Scale:
S
Description:
With this article, the author intends to start covering figures and action figures in AF equipment. This installment covers their introduction, and competition with Lionel's inclusion of figures. Includes a photo of large number of AF figures, as well as a listing of figures.

American Flyer Collector's Column

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2011-05/06
Page:
30
Category:
Collecting
Scale:
S
Description:
This column covers the AF #740 and #742 handcars, and the various rolling stock that came with figures inside.

American Flyer Collector's Column

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2011-07/08
Page:
30
Category:
Collecting
Scale:
S
Description:
This column continues to cover various A.F. action cars.

American Flyer Collector's Column

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2011-09/10
Page:
24
Category:
Collecting
Scale:
S
Description:
In this column, the author answers a number of questions he has received.

American Flyer Collector's Column

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2011-11/12
Page:
26
Category:
Collecting
Scale:
S
Description:
The author continues his series on American Flyer accessories kits.

American Flyer Collector's Column

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2012-01/02
Page:
26
Category:
Collecting
Scale:
S
Description:
This column starts covering A.F. accessories that include figures, including #584, #758, #770, and #766.

American Flyer Collector's Column

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2013-07/08
Page:
26
Category:
Collecting
Scale:
S
Description:
The author discusses the AF F9 diesel locomotives.

American Flyer Collector's Column

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2014-01/02
Page:
28
Category:
Collecting
Scale:
S
Description:
The author covers the Sharon Bolt & Screw Company which makes items for use with AF trains and Erector sets. Also covered is a follow-up on the A.C. Gilbert sunglasses.

So You Think You Don't Have Room for a Layout?

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2011 #6 December
Page:
8
Category:
Layout Construction
Scale:
S
Description:
The author built a layout around the perimeter of his room, near the ceiling. He describes the plusses and minuses of such an approach. Includes several photos, and design diagrams for the supports. It also covers his vast AF collection and what he runs on the layout.