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  1. For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    Imagination Station Kids on Track, a children's model train and rail safety program in Montana is selling a few items to raise some funds to further the programs work with disadvantaged kids. One item for sale is this Thomas train by Lionel. It has been maintained perfectly and has extra front...
  2. General Model Train Discussion
    Hello all, Yes, I am new here. I live in the great state of Pennsylvania (right near the antique capital of the world). I am in my mid thirties and am a collector/investor of all kinds of antiques and collectibles. That being said, as a kid I had a model train set, but never thought much about...
  3. O Scale
    We set up the layout with vintage Lionel for an op. session. Everything ran well! If you'd like to see more O scale, HO scale, live steam, or full scale videos please visit my channel- YouTube.com/TheSteamChannel or Facebook.com/TheSteamChannel
  4. For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    1979 Lionel Limited Edition Burlington SD-28 Diesel LNIB 6-8151 Working Headlight Illuminated Number Plates Metal Chassis and Wheels Operating Knuckle Couplers Transformer controlled Forward, neutral, reverse Lionel Pullmor Motor Never Ran Note there's no reason it shouldn't run, it's just...
  5. O Scale
    Hello everyone, first post here so figured a little introduction would be in order. I'm not an avid collector by any means, just some guy who enjoys Lionel trains. Back in the late 70's, my dad starting passing trains on to my brother and then me so I guess that's where I get the taste from...
  6. For Sale Elsewhere (eBay, other forums etc.)
    Lionel 6-30174 Penn Flyer Freight Train Set Ready To Run http://www.ebay.com/itm/330810621575?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649 Check it out! My price $190 FREE shipping!! Retail price $250 plus shipping. Thats $60 off at least!!
  7. O Scale
    I'm fairly new to the model train hobby, a couple years I got a Pennsylvania flyer train set for Christmas, I also have been collecting the new Hershey commemorative rolling stock, I have 10 of the Hershey cars and the 3 that came with the set, my layout is a 4x8 oval with a siding and a...
  8. O Scale
    After over 15 years of eligibility I Finally have the time, (and money), to travel to the York TCA show next week. Any advise out there for this first-timer? I waited too long to book a room but the Quality Inn was still available so I have my stay determined. I was just wondering if anyone in...
  9. Layout Design Forum
    4x8 FastTrack layout to accomodate two Lionel O Gauge trains running simultaneously needed. Does anyone have any ideas / pictures / list of specific track needed?
  10. For Sale Elsewhere (eBay, other forums etc.)
    Loads of trains - American Flyer and Lionel as well as sets, track, transformers, etc... This is from all from a 60 year collection. All must go. More information and online bidding at Kiko auctions. There are 56 lots online at Proxi bid. There will be over 300 lots at the event center on July...
  11. For Sale Elsewhere (eBay, other forums etc.)
    Hey all, selling a ton of Lionel trains, selling everything. All starting at 99 cents, no reserve on eBay, so if you're looking for anything please take a glance to help me out. Most are vintage and almost all are in original box! I have engines, boxcars, cabooses, spotlight cars, you name it...
  12. For Sale Elsewhere (eBay, other forums etc.)
    I know I cant, lol! (Its not HO) http://www.ebay.com/itm/Large-Lionel-PreWar-Standard-and-O-Gauge-Train-Collection-Good-Condition-/160709645925?pt=Model_RR_Trains&hash=item256b0a9665#ht_500wt_1413 Seriously, it must be quite the collection, you Lionel guys would know. Craig
  13. For Sale Elsewhere (eBay, other forums etc.)
    Hello! My sister is selling lots of her husband's old "o" scale cars on etsy, including petroleum cars, horse cars, lumber cars - Her link is: http://www.etsy.com/shop/MorgansMadness?ref=seller_info My brother in law has not set up his trains in over 20 years and these items are all in the...
  14. For Sale Elsewhere (eBay, other forums etc.)
    For sale on eBay: http://www.ebay.com/itm/170836531560 My ebay listing has a detailed inventory with a description of each car and accessory and their boxes. An online album with photos of every car and accessory is located here: http://lionelpostwarogaugetrains.shutterfly.com/pictures/8...
  15. O Scale
    Hello, I am new to this site and this is actually the first time I have ever posted on a blog or forum. I recently found two different train sets that used to be owned by my dad. I am interested in getting them set up and working for my nephews. One of the train sets was a Lionel but all...
  16. Product Promotion
    There has been a lot of debate regarding smoke fluid in modern and vintage engines. We have posted videos of our fluid in both applications. You can see the videos at www.smokeyrails.com.
  17. For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    Lionel Phenolic Body PRR Boxcar 6-51401 Unpacked, Inspected & Photographed- Never Run, C10 minus Grade - very slight box wear. Features: Phenolic Body Die-Cast Sprung Trucks Metal Detail Parts Opening Doors w/ Latches Operating Die-Cast Knuckle Couplers Metal Wheels & Axles 10 1/2" Length...
  18. O Scale
    I've amassed quite a collection of FA and and F3 locomotives and dummies. The downside is I haven't been able to get the whistles to work in any of them. I've tried several batteries, so I don't think that's the issue. These are all older locos and the whistles are apparently not known for...
  19. O Scale
    My son received a handed-down set for Christmas from cousins, and everything was working until this morning. The engine, when placed on the tracks and power turned on, won't move. Track light comes on suggesting power is coming to the tracks. Also, if I lift the front OR back of the engine...
  20. O Scale
    I just purchased an addition to my Christmas layout. I got a Lionel Santa Snowman boxcar (6-26739) where the Santa figure and Snowman figure exchange on a trestle above the track. My problem is this is configured for the old flat track and I have just upgraded to the Fast Track. The trestle...
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