I want to find out why my Lionel 736 engine wheels weren't turning. I have dismantled the 736 engine and the wheels turn by hand easily now. The electric motor worm gear also turns when I grab it with a pair of pliers. I want to bench-test the electric motor but I am not sure how to do it. I...
I am trying to figure out the correct way to assemble the flapper for a bulb style smoke unit.
I have the bracket, with a plastic tab and a spring.
The hole on the plastic tab makes the alignment easy. Hole for a screw and a slot for the bracket,
The spring coil goes around the screw.
Hi, I'm new to the forum.
My father had a Lionel train set that was in his possesion since he was a kid (late 40's era). As I was growing up he never showed it to me and kept it in the attic, I dont think it was used much since he was a kid. I'm 40 years old now and my father has passed. The...
I too am new to the forum and looking for a little help. My friend passed away about 5 years ago and this year his wife asked if I could look at his Lionel train set and see if I could get them running for the grand kids.
The set is post war O scale and I would figure it was around 1956...