In an effort to offer the most information available on the internet or in print on how to repair and maintain the AC Gilbert American Flyer trains, this section has been added.

Thomas B. Barker Repair Guide 3rd Edition This is an excellent reference manual on the repairs of A C Gilbert American Flyer Trains. The covers of three of the editions are shown on the above link.Tom has also added Volume 2 to his 3rd Edition that shows additional repair techniques.  Click to hear Tom.

Tom has just released his 3rd Edition Volume 2 which covers many additional items on how to repair and replace missing parts.

Robert Hannon’s S-Gauge Reference Guide This guide gives specs on all of the motors used in the American Flyer Trains and accessories

The History of A. C. Gilbert by Thomas B. Barker