The books I am using for information about these engines, cars, and sets are:

American Flyer S Gauge 1946-2000 (known to many as "The TM Guide") by Robert Bubeck and David Garrigues, published by TM Books & Video, Inc., New Buffalo, Michigan. 152 pages in soft cover.

Greenberg's American Flyer Pocket Price Guide 1946-2008 (2007), published by Kalmbach Publishing Company, Waukesha, Wisconsin. 96 pages in soft cover.

Greenberg's Price Guide to American Flyer (1980) by Linda Greenberg, Eric Hundertmark, Noel McGaughey, Maury Romer, Edward Bernard, and Bob Tufts, edited by Jeo Deger and published by Greenberg Publishing Company, Sykesville, Maryland.  176 pages in hardback.

Greenberg's Guide to American Flyer, Volumes I & II (1991) edited by Joe Deger, published by Greenberg Publishing Company, Sykesville, Maryland.  224 & 216 pages (respectively) in hardback.  There is also a volume III, but I don't have it yet.

A. C. Gilbert's Heritage (1983) edited by Donald J. Heimburger, published by Heimburger House Publishing Company, River Forest, Ilinois.  164 pages in soft cover.

The Almost Complete Guide to American Flyer S Gauge Sets (1999) by Robert J. Tufts, published by FlyerNut Publishing, Chantilly, Virginia.  96 pages in soft cover.

American Flyer Appraisal Guide (1980) by Patrick Mc Elroy, published by Willioam C. Mc Elroy, Pine Bush, New York. 47 pages  in soft cover.

Here are some other good reference materials:

A. C. Gilbert's Famous American Flyer Trains (1999) by Paul C. Nelson, published by Heimburger House Publishing Company, Forest Park, Illinois. 200 pages in hardback.

Standard Catalog of American Flyer Trains (2007) by David Doyle, published by Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin. 397 pages in soft cover.

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