Santa Fe Freight Train
The Santa Fe Freight Train was sold in 1956 as #5680RH and as #20080 in 1957.
In 1957, Gilbert sold the same train as #20380 with the #979 caboose rather than the #977.
The hard-to-find #4856 ABA engine set made in 1956-1957.
Reproduction #956 trailer carrier flatcar.  The #5680RH set had the original 956 made in 1956 & 1957.
#981 Central of Georgia boxcar made in 1956-1957.
928 Flatcar with Lumber Load made in 1956-1957,
one of the few cars I started with that was included in the 1956 set.
#982 State of Maine Boxcar made in 1956-1957.
#919 CB&Q Operating Dump Car made in 1953-1958.
#916 D&H gondola made in 1955-1957. I bought the canisters from Port Lines Hobby Supplies.
#988 ART reefer made in 1956-1957.
#977 Operating Brakeman Caboose . This version with the rubber brakeman was made from 1956 to 1958.
#979 Operating Brakeman Caboose made only in 1957 and only with a rubber brakeman.
This is the caboose that came with the #20380 set.

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