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Meet American Flyer

Sponsored by:

Harold & Jean Charnholm

Bill & Betty Charnholm




Middle Ring

First Ride:

Opening Day June 2nd, 2001

American Flyer is a sleek, prancing stallion, gray as smoke curling from an old-fashioned locomotive. This horse offers a nostalgic tribute to the bygone days. When the Charnholm family of Salem decided to sponsor a carousel horse, they wanted a steed that captured the fun-loving spirit of A. C. Gilbert, the great Salem-born creator of the original toy erector set and beloved American Flyer model trains. American Flyer reflects the enduring power of childhood imagination. 

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