Vintage American Flyer Model Railroad Trains

American Flyer toy trains first chugged onto the scene around 1907 as windup, tinplateO Gauge trains, a cheaper alternative to the larger-scale electric trains made by Lionel and others. The firm that produced them, founded by William Ogden Coleman in Chicago, was originally called Edmonds-Metzel Manufacturing Company, and Ogden was briefly joined in it by William Hafner, who went on to launch his own Hafner line of windup trains in...Continue Reading