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  1. New Member Introduction
    Hello All, New member here (Blue Blur). I'm looking into how to/whether to move forward in model railroading. Forgive the long write up below but I'm trying to make sure I move forward in a sensible way. My 3 year old son is getting more interested in trains. He has lost interest in his...
  2. O Scale
    Hello people of the internet, I was recently gifted a 2004 lionel polar express set from a friend at my dads job, and it is stuck in the reverse direction. If anyone could possibly help it will indeed be appreciated.
  3. O Scale
    Hello. Let me start off with some background. Now. I know nothing about model trains. Honestly. But I'm in need of help. My family has an O gauge Lionel train (A 224E model) That has been in the family since the 40s. It was originally bought for my grandpa when he was young, his family would...
  4. For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    I am selling 3 Lionel N&W passenger cars. 16 inches long, all in original boxes 2 coaches and 1 baggage 6-9562, 6-9564 and 6-9565. Labeled for the Powhatan Arrow, would look nice added to your Williams or Lionel postwar N&W J. See pictures for description. $50 each or all 3 for $130 plus...
  5. For Sale Elsewhere (eBay, other forums etc.)
    If there are any Thomas the Tank Engine fans out there, you might be interested in this. I've got measurements of the original model of locomotive "Sir Handel" from season 4 of the show. I've designed a CAD model and am going to place a batch order for laser cut brass body parts. The brass...
  6. For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    Hi....I am new on here. Don't know much about trains- purchased this on a whim years ago and its been used and then sitting on shelf for a llong time. I am more active on RCGROUPS. Here is the description. Used Railking 2-8-0 train set. This was a RTR set- it is a union pacific steam freight...
  7. Technical Model Train Forum
    I am working on this locomotive and have come across something new to me. The e unit seems to be functioning correctly mechanically, but when I cycle it I get forward..neutral..reverse..neutral..nothing..neutral..nothing..neutral..forward..neutral..reverse..neutral then the nothing cycle again...
  8. General Model Train Discussion
    can I use Lionel O gauge tracks for my set ?
  9. General Model Train Discussion
    i bought this train set from 1939 but the loco does not have any connector to the tender and instead there is a nut and bolt which connects them together. I asked the seller and he is saying that it was originally like this . it seems a very strange n unlikely setup , can someone please verify ?
  10. Beginner Q & A
    Hi all, I'm trying to find these Burlington Northern engines and cars and caboose. See image. I find it very challenging to find these in O gauge or S gauge. I may have to settle on HO just because that's what's available. Point me in the right direction if you can. Thanks!
  11. Structures Forum
    It is about 40" in length, piers are hand carved and painted pink foam. Bridge is wood and other materials. Additional photos can be seen on my website:
  12. Product Promotion
    Hi my name is Josh I and I sell soft plastic railroad ties for Lionel Trains. For years these have been sold by my families injection molding company first via mail order, then paypal and now Amazon. We sell them in O, O-27, and S gauge in 250 bag quantities. Click here to go to our web store...
  13. My Layout
    I haven't visited here in quite some time. This is where my layout was: As it turned out the porch was not a great idea. The dirt that blows in, plus the moisture when it rains is too much of a problem. So, my wife has given me the garage to use. I've purchased a...
  14. O Scale
    Does anyone know if Lionel REPRODUCED the #3665 Minute Man in later years? Maybe in the PWC Series? I'm looking to buy one now on E-Bay and I'm being told that it's a Reproduction? Thanks!
  15. For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    I have the following items for sale. Fedex shipping, actual cost, is extra. Prices are negotiable. I priced these based on my study of Ebay completed auctions. 250 W ZW transformer $120 - great shape, fully functional Madison and Manhatten cars 2627 and 2628 (one incompl box) $100 - complete...
  16. 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?
  17. O Scale
    Should i spend my time cleaning this or spend my money on new track?
  18. 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...
  19. O Scale
    I posted this in the wrong Forum; sorry new to this business. What is the minimum voltage I need to apply to a Marx remote switch to cause it to engage? I have a 1033 transformer with 5, 11 or 16 volt terminals. Thanks, Dan:confused:
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