Steve Neubaum's Album: Restored 1936 American Flyer Hiawatha

My American Flyer O gauge Hiawatha I was given for Christmas. It's come a long way from looking as if it were repainted with house paint and a water cannon (Which is worse than house paint and a broom!) As of now (Jan. 9) the job is not complete, I still need to replace the pilot, install new wheels on the pilot truck, and locate a suitable trailing truck. For now, though, it is fully operational, as the worlds fastest 0-4-0!

Photo 4 of 6 in Restored 1936 American Flyer Hiawatha

Tender Coupler
The one drawback of this loco was the primitive tab and slot coupler. I managed to fit a late 1940s style Lionel coil coupler to the rear truck so I can actually pull a train with this loco.