I am new to trains. I have a Lionel Type LW Multi-Control Transformer with Built-In Whistle Controller.
The whistle will only sound if the train is stopped. If I push the whistle button on the transformer when the train is moving around the track nothing happens.
for an 1938 American Flyer 4321 ,O gauge loco
can someone guide me on howto :
a. get smoke working: do I have to put water or oil some where in loco?
b. drive the loco in reverse: I don't see any reverse option on the transformer, do I have to do something on loco?
c. get the whistle to...
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This is a prewar item so directions are scarce. I pulled the cover off to check the connections.
The two left terminals are connected to the transformer.
The two right terminals are connected to the track
The two center terminals are common
The left terminal is connected to the A terminal