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I have the opportunity to pick up a Varney train set from 1953 with track, Loco and all orignal cars intact.

I see the couplers do not match my Life-Likes, nor Tycos but hoping to resolve that one way or another.

My biggest concern is that the Varney does not come with any transformer so I am looking to be sure that they were in fact DC trains that can be powered safely from a Tyco or Life-Like DC power unit.

Does anyone know?

Thanks

Mark
 

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It's definitely D.C.
Any transformer or D.C. powerpack will work... that is, if the locomotive still works.
Its motor and running gear might be inoperable after all these years.
 

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It's definitely D.C.
Any transformer or D.C. powerpack will work... that is, if the locomotive still works.
Its motor and running gear might be inoperable after all these years.
well , the plan a is evaluate and lubricate then see where it goes.It has been stored for over 50 years
 
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