The American Flyer S Gauge 2015 Catalog is a presentation of all the S gauge products offered by Lionel Corporation LLC. The catalog starts with an introduction to S-Gauge railroading. It defines what gauge is and what S-gauge scale 1:64 means. There is a definition of what is traditional vs. scale model railroading. Then the American Flyer S Gauge 2016 catalog talks about the minimum curves that are required for S-gauge. There is an illustration of S-gauge track systems.
The American Flyer S Gauge 2015 Catalog then goes into a list of definitions of the terms and features that are available from American Flyer trains. The terms defined are Flyer chief, Transformer control, Legacy control system, AF speed control, DCC enabled, Electro coupler, Wireless Tether connection, Traction tires, Rail sounds systems, Directional Lighting, Glowing firebox and flickering firebox, Variable ashpan glow and Smoke. The diesel engines from Class 1 railroads are next in the catalog. Scale cylindrical hopper cars are illustrated next. The steam engines from the Class 1 railroads are presented with a cutaway showing how it is constructed in the American Flyer S Gauge 2015 Catalog. There are waffle-sided boxcars, flatcars, hoppers, boxcars, tank cars, operating freight cars, box cars with sound, US Army freight cars and cabooses. There is even a US Mint car. The American Flyer stream liner train sets are beautiful. They include road names such as the Delaware & Hudson and the Southern Pacific.
The American Flyer S Gauge 2015 catalog includes pictures and descriptions of accessories such as stations, billboards, water tower, oil tank, floodlight tower, various other buildings, people, wheels sets and transformers. There is a Polar Express passenger train set with lots of extras. Some of the box cars come with Christmas greetings. American Flyer S-gauge track and switches are Fastrack, which snap together for easy assembly and storage. There are also expansion packs to add-on to the track in the train sets and plans to increase your railroad empire.
You will love leafing through the American Flyer S Gauge 2015 Catalog looking at the color pictures and imagining what your model railroad will look like.