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  1. O Lionel post war 2231W set with F3 2586 ABA

    For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    This set has been in my family since new in 1954. I would prefer a local sale ( Central or Western Ohio) will consider shipping. I have boxes for most of the items and original paperwork for the power units and the milk car. I would like to get $1,000. Open to reasonable offers.
  2. Size of Lionel Layout

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    Hello everyone... I am new to this board and am glad to be here. My question... I have decided that I want to build a Lionel (O gauge..O scale ??) layout with my 12 year old son as a father son project. My space is limited. The maximum size would be 4x16. To clarify, that would be two 4x8...
  3. how to start the engine

    Beginner Q & A
    I'm a newbie with a 1950's 2-6-2 Lionel engine (#20261) and a new CW80 transformer. I don't understand how to start the engine. When I apply power with the throttle, the headlight comes on and the whistle button works. Then I press "direction" but nothing happens. I wait, press it again. Maybe...
  4. Model Train Museum with Lots of Lionel & 3 Rail Action

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    I recently visited Big River Train Town in Hannibal, MO--a toy train museum with lots of great Lionel and 3 Rail trains both running and on display. Operator Judy Kleinman is a fascinating soul with a neat story. She let me take some video which I hope you enjoy.
  5. O Looking for Lionel 6-26190 Santa Fe Single Dome Tank Car

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    I need to replace the box my 6 year old ripped at his older cousins house for a Lionel 6-26190 Santa Fe Single Dome Tank Car. I really only need the box, but will buy the whole thing if needed. Please help, this is the last piece I need to track down.
  6. Building my own track cleaning car

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    Track cleaning cars are expensive for O Gauge. I've seen some for well over $100 and I just don't want to pay that much. I had a beat up Lionel 6-17407 Flatcar that I have been using for a while with a wadded up scotch bright pad screwed into the bottom. It worked but it is really ugly and a...
  7. Lionel Heisler Repair Completed

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    Since riding the old (1899) former West Side Lumber Heisler narrow gauge locomotive at Roaring Camp Railroad, I have wanted a model of this engine and finally won one on E-Bay. (Not the new Legacy version) I watched it run for several minutes and left the room. Upon my return I found it sitting...
  8. Lionel Pennsy RR K4 Pacific 4-6-2 Streamlined Steam Loco for Sale w/Rolling Case

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    A Pennsylvania Railroad K4 Pacific 4-6-2 Streamlined Steam Locomotive and Tender from the Lionel Smithsonian Collection (made by Gary Kohs Fine Art Models) in 0 scale, 2-rail, factory finished in black with gold numbers, lettering and details, and marked with road No. 3768. Item specifics...
  9. Lionel Commodore Vanderbilt Streamlined Locomotive w/Display Case for Sale

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    Item specifics: Condition: Mint, New. A brand-new, unused, undamaged item. Brand: Lionel Trains, LLC Model: 6-18045 Scale: Lionel "O scale" 3 rail train chassis (Display case is 2 rail) Year: 1996 Power Supply: AC Type: Steam Locomotive with Coal Tender Grading: Mint, Brand New, Never Used...
  10. Lionel Deutsche Bundesbahn (DB) BR-50 w/Static Display Case for Sale

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    Item specifics: Condition: Mint, New. A brand-new, unused, undamaged item. Brand: Lionel Trains, LLC Model: 6-18031 Scale: 1:32 for a 2 rail track (Display case is 2 rail) Year: 1996 Power Supply: AC Type: Steam Locomotive with Coal Tender Grading: Mint, Brand New, Never Used...
  11. Massive Online LGB & Lionel Train Liquidation Auction - Ends Today - No Minimums

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    Hello All: Our auction gallery has 2 large estate train collections consigned to be liquidated by online auction. Sorry for the late notice, but the auction is today and it is online only. This is a large 700 lots auction, and begins at 11am Eastern. It will run for about 10 hours. You can...
  12. Lionel 1938 NYC New York Central 4-6-4 Hudson 5342 Steam Locomotive & Tender 001

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    Hello there ! I would be interested to propose for selling Lionel 1938 NYC New York Central 4-6-4 Hudson 5342 Set Train. It seems that this is the Lionel 1st model Set train model dated 1938 OO Gauge or Double O, Scale 1:76, with black locomotive 5342 number on the cab, 001E as three rails...
  13. Got some Friendly info on some old trains I posted on ebay last week...

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    So, I posted some trains I acquired on this forum a week ago. Some older Lionel, Marx, American Flyer trains and a lot of O scale tracks, a transformer, and a DC power pack. I got a friendly message giving some information on them and apparently my starting price was a little too high; I have...
  14. Last chance, 4 hours left Old Lionel, Marx, American-Flyer Train cars and more...

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    Hey everyone, Theres 4 hours left on my ebay auction of various old train models of Lionel, Marx, American-Flyer lot and more... check it out if youre interested. Thanks for looking... http://www.ebay.com/itm/302013661446?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
  15. Vintage Toy Train Set Lot- Lionel , Marx , and American-Flyer Lines with Tracks

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    I posted a thread about this listing before, I'm sorry if I'm annoying anyone. Just wanted to make sure that these trains get a good home and reaches every train lover to it's greatest potential. Check it out if anyone is interested. Auction ends in a couple days. Thanks everyone...
  16. Found what I thought was just a vintage Lionel Train set...

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    I found what i thought was a just a Lionel Train set. I myself don't know much about trains but when I acquired this it turned out to be a some Lionel, Marx, and American-Flyer Train sets. As well as various train cars and 2 steam engines also came with a bunch of tracks, transformer, and DC...
  17. Fastrack Source Recommendation?

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    I need to buy about 250 pieces of Lionel Fastrack including 15 Command Control switches. Can anyone recommend a good source for a bulk Fastrack purchase at a reasonable price? The best switch prices I have found so far are on Amazon... is this a good source? Thanks in advance for your help!
  18. Lionel plays it pretty loose with scale for accessories.

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    I have a bunch of MTH, K-line, and Lionel accessories from the modern era and for the most part, scale wise, I've never had any issues. I think the Bachmann plasticville stuff tends to run small but other than that things line up. Until today... I know that the postwar accessories tend to be...
  19. FOR SALE - NEW - Lionel Legacy #990

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    Hello, Up for sale is the Lionel Legacy #990 Control and Base Station. The unit is new, only removed to inspect for damage after I purchased it about 6 months ago. Everything you see in the pictures is included. I am asking $325 with free shipping to the continental US. US buyers only please...
  20. LionelTrainSets.com Coupon Code

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    Hello, We have a Lionel store called LionelTrainSets.com and we have a coupon code of 4% off everything in the store. The code is 4%0OOfFN$% just use that code during check out. It may not seem like much but we have pretty good prices on our Lionel train sets. We will be adding more sets soon &...
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