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  1. Lionel 289E motor question

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    The Prewar 289E was produced in 1937 as an Uncatalogued engine, which was basically a 1689E body with an 0 gauge motor crammed into an 027 body. I have been trying to figure out exactly what motor they used, to fit into the 1689E shell. Is there anyone who happens to have a 289E, and can...
  2. Lionel prewar 4 wheel tender

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    I got something today I have never seen before. I was at a model railroad club, and a guy gave me a prewar Lionel 4 wheel tender. The tender is a coffin type the same as Lionel made many of, but it does not have the standard 4 wheel trucks. I looked on eBay for one like it and didn't find...
  3. E-unit for a Lionel 289

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    Would anyone have a photo or drawing of the e-unit for a Lionel 289 O gauge locomotive? The 289 is similar to a Lionel 1689 027 locomotive. I am restoring a 289 and need to see what the lever on the E-unit looks like. Since the 289 casting does not have a slot in the top, does the lever have a...
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