Tagged With "car"

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2012 CHRISTMAS CAR ITEM 29972 MINT WITH SHIPPING BOX

Ray of sunshine ·
Lionel 2012 Christmas Car made for Lionel Employees. I understand that these were NOT offered to the general public and therefore should have a limited run. This is MINT, never removed from the box. Includes the original outer shipping box as well. Diecast RED sprung trucks with metal wheels and diecast couplers. $125 includes shipping within the USA. Paypal payment coded as a "Family Friend". If you have any questions, please email. Thanks RAY
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"ILLUMINATED" #945 AFL M.O.W. Car

CUSTOM "O" DECALS ·
"SPECIAL" AUCTION 02-02-2016 Being offered at auction now:   http://lbrenterprisesllc.homestead.com/Bid-Sales.html?_=1410703029914 Time:  8:30 AM  (EST) Date: 02-02-2016 Item Being Auctioned: Up Graded AFL #945 M.O.W. Car w/LED's LBRSRP: $45.00 - $75.00 Opening Bid: $25.00 USD LBR
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6660 Lionel Boom Car

Jean-Luc ·
Hi, someone offered me a Lionel Boom Car derrick mounted on a 6818 flat car. Says it seems genuine. Both cars are from 1958. Could this be an error from Lionel ? Also the car has the outriggers.  
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70's Atlas Rail Cars / kits

RandyR ·
I hope I'm in the right spot. I'm still kind of new to this forum. In the last couple months there have been a boatload of 70's era Atlas O scale RTR and Kit cars hit eBay. I'm also somewhat of a newbie at model railroading and my knowledge base is a little shallow. From what I can gather, the aforementioned RTR's and kits seem to represent 40' single door boxcars and plug-door steel reefers from about the 50's era but I'm not convinced they're prototypical. Is there anyone out there that...
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American Flyer "ILLUMINATED" Box Car

CUSTOM "O" DECALS ·
NOW AT AUCTION 01-12-2016 Being offered at auction now:   http://lbrenterprisesllc.homestead.com/Bid-Sales.html?_=1410703029914 Time:  12:30 PM  (EST) Date: 01-12-2016 Item To Being Auctioned: ILLUMINATED "S" Box Car LBRSRP: $85.00 - $98.00 Opening Bid: $25.00 USD Dave, LBR
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04-29-2016. Mint Cars, Cheap

aussteve ·
Ten Lionel Mint Cars, including the rare 9319 TCA Anniversary car. I'm pretty sure all of them come with sprung trucks. $185.00 shipped to CONUS. That's a minimum of $25.00 worth of free shipping. Check or Money order, I don't have PayPal. Best to contact me via the email in my profile. First "I'll buy it" gets it over previous "conversations". 7515 Denver 7517 Philadelphia 7518 Carson City 7530 Dahlonega 9319 TCA 25th Anniversary 9349 San Francisco 19406 West Point 19419 Charlotte 19674...
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Advice needed for Painting Box Cars

WAPD ·
I have 10 Weaver box cars that I want to custom paint and letter.  I want to make a custom box car for each of my grandchildren.  I have never done this before and need some advice.  Can I disassemble them and spay them with a can of spray paint? I there any particular kind of paint I should be using? Where is a good place to buy the paint?  Where can I get Lettering and Numbering for the cars? I appreciate any help with this. Mark  
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ADDITIONAL 15% OFF PASSENGER CARS AND LIONEL ACCESSORIES!!

Mario's Trains ·
Hi Everyone! Nice sale on Williams Passenger cars and Lionel Accessories going on - Click this link for details: http://us3.campaign-archive2.com/?u=0ea2e4536da9e858003d6752a&id=4f512baf05 Questions? call or email!- Mario's Trains www.mariostrains.com joe@mariostrains.com 540 868 0025
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AF #913 Box Car (Now Illuminated) PHOTO

CUSTOM "O" DECALS ·
NOW AT AUCTION 01-16-2016 Being offered at auction now:   http://lbrenterprisesllc.homestead.com/Bid-Sales.html?_=1410703029914 Time:  11:30 AM  (EST) Date: 01-16-2016 Item To Being Auctioned: ILLUMINATED "GREAT NORTHERN" #913 Box Car LBRSRP: $85.00 - $105.00 Opening Bid: $35.00 USD Dave, LBR  
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Baby Ruth Box Car

Khayden93 ·
Looking for a postwar Lionel Baby Ruth Boxcar
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3rd Rail Passenger Car Couplers

Rev Richie ·
I want to replace the couplers on my 3rd Rail Lehigh Valley John Wilkes Coaches.  The OEM couplers do not open while in motion but they don't keep the cars together either.  I haven't been able to figure out why the geometry of the couplers allow them to slip apart. Can anyone suggest a coupler that will work well on 3rd Rail coaches? Thanks Rev Richie
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Anyone know any information on These Passenger Cars?

kennyb ·
Hey Guys, I picked these up recently,and wanted to know if anyone could tell me more about these Passenger cars. The Boxes say:Rail Chief Products Co.NY,NY. Their Boxes also indicate this company sold telephone poles,Water Towers,Platforms and Signal Towers also. These kits just seemed to be different,so I picked them up. The bottoms of the cars are made out of an old masonite board type material.  There is no provision on the truck for lighting,although I think I will put some LED's...
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CGW Flatcar w/ Edelweiss Beer Trailers

The Lionel Operating Train Society (LOTS) is proud to offer a Chicago Great Western (CGW) Flatcar with stunning Edelweiss Beer piggy-back trailers as our 2015 Convention Car.       All OGR Forum Members are encouraged to join LOTS...
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CPR Passenger Car Exclusive from MTH

GWILEY ·
I came across these at the Calgary model train show this weekend. They are an exclusive run of MTH 64' Woodsided Passenger Cars in Canadian Pacific. They are being produced by Chinook & Hobby West which is a hobby shop in Calgary. They are running a crowdfunding campaign through Indiegogo to produce the cars. Here is a link to the campaign. https://www.indiegogo.com/proj...dsided-passenger-car
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Ever Tried BuildingTinplate Styled Railroad Cars and Locomotives?

Khayden93 ·
Any tips on building scratch built O-27 tinplate styled railroad cars and engines? I have found this http://www.littleglitterhouses.com/MakingTinTrainCars.aspx article and will use some of the tips to build a car or two. Just wondering if anyone else...
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Every line should have a beat up old work car

C.M McMahon ·
and this is ours, still under construction, but coming along. It screams "old with shoddy upkeep"
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Ertl 2594 1:43 Scale 1948 Diamond T Tractor Cab Unit

pro hobby ·
Ertl 2594 1:43 Scale 1948 Diamond T Tractor Cab Unit This is an interesting 1:43 scale diecast model of a vintage 1948 Diamond Tractor Cab Unit.  It could be used in an O scale model railroad "steam era" scene. An Ertl 1950s era "trailer" unit will be used with this cab unit. Similar prototype 1948 Diamond T Cab Unit photos shown. The Diamond T Motor Car Company was founded in Chicago in 1905. From its beginnings manufacturing touring cars, the company later became known for its...
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Erie Lackawanna passenger cars

DennyM ·
I looking for a set of Erie Lackwanna passenger cars to go with my Williams Erie Lackwanna PA AA. They don't have to be Williams, but it would be nice.
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FIERY Twin Bay Hopper (Suggestions Welcome)

CUSTOM "O" DECALS ·
     Well, we are working on yet another specialty car. This time we are working on a twin bay hopper that in a night scene will simulate a coal fire in the top of the hopper coal load. Perhaps in subsequent hoppers we will add smoke but not initially.       Everyone's thoughts are welcome as to this project. Dave, LBR 
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D.G. Yuengling and Son Double Sheathed Standard O Boxcar

Check out the latest Lionel manufactured, limited edition, standard O double-sheathed boxcar the Lionel Operating Train Society is offering. The deadline to order is approaching the station quickly (March 11). Delivery is expected by mid-November 2016. Join LOTS today https://www.lots-trains.org/html/join_lots_now__.html (yes, you must be a Member of LOTS to order) and order the car ($74 plus S&H) before you miss out! http://www.lots-trains.org/ht…/yuengling_brewery_boxcar.html
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Do you have a specific Norfolk Southern Auto Rack on TTGX flat car that you would like LIONEL to produce?

falconservice ·
The people at Lionel have not yet produced their O Scale Auto Rack on 89' flat car in a Norfolk Southern and Trailer Train/TTX scheme. Do you have a specific Norfolk Southern Auto Rack on TTGX flat car that you would like LIONEL to produce? This is my choice. I chose the earliest version, so I can use it with the diesels and freight cars that were around in the 1980's and 1990's. Andrew
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Eletrico de Sintra: Open trolleys in Portugal.

Bill Robb ·
About 40 minutes from Lisbon, Portugal on the Sintra rail line you will find the resort town of Sintra and in Sintra you will find the Eletrico de Sintra once known as the Sintra Atlantico. The elusive Eletrico de Sintra as it called today is a true piece of living history.At times in the past the line has shutdown for various reasons. A 14 km long 1000mm gauge tram line links Sintra with the Atlantic Ocean beach resort of Praia das Macas. The tram line is as it was in 1904: eight bench...
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F S 5 ) Pennsylvania passenger cars

briansilvermustang ·
5) 14" couple to couple passenger cars, used, good condition, no boxes, think they are williams cars, no name on cars, 100.00 shipped conus , trade? check or m.o., will pack carefully email is in my profile, thanks
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gang car issue

dfk70 ·
I recently acquired a #50 gang car in a box of random cars and I can't seem to get it running correctly.  I've taken it apart and cleaned/lubricated everything and I installed the missing armature bearing.  The gears look good and it rolls well without the armature in it.  There doesn't appear to be excessive play in the wheels but I don't know what would be considered excessive. It runs well if I connect wires directly to the pickup/frame but if I put it on the track, it...
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Help with MTH 0-27 Passenger Cars

barnun ·
Ok folks, I give up. I've tried several searches on the forum and on the MTH Web site for info on the MTH 30-6241 Combo/Diner 2 pack and an add on 30-6240 coach. I believe these are from 1998. I've acquired them used with no boxes and no manuals (my first MTS cars). I'd like to give them a good cleaning and check the interior wiring and bulbs. Before I exert too much pressure and break something (that I'll regret), what's the best way to remove the roof? Does it simply pop off? I'm familiar...
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Hold The Date - May 3,4 & 5 - East Penn Trolley Meet

newtoO ·
Hello All! Please come Join Us For The 21st National Model Trolley Meet Theme: Cincinnati Car Company Cars In the spring of odd numbered years, the East Penn Traction Club sponsors the largest trolley-only model meet in the country. The next meet,...
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Homemade track cleaning car

Pete in Kansas ·
I had a piece of plate steel laying on my workbench that just happened to be about the right size to make a standard gauge car, I also has a couple of trucks Some old decals and a piece of a vinyl trim board that I used to fix my front porch. I put them together and it makes a track cleaning car that actually works. The abrasive pad I stole from the kitchen sink and attached it with a rubber band. The only things i bought for this masterpiece? of home engineering were the couplers, screws...
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HOW I DID IT...Enhancements to the Lionel N5b cabin car (caboose)

John Sethian ·
I wanted an N5 Crew Express Cabin Car to bring up the rear of my Mail Train. Nobody makes one for the era I am modeling (1955-1956), so I decided to modify a Lionel N5b. This is what I started with: And this is what I ended up with: I used a lot of references for this project: In addition to the Keystone article, I used several online photos of the non express cabin cars. The two that helped me the most are these: Finding period correct photos is a challenge. First of all, no one...
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ILLUMINATED BOX CAR

CUSTOM "O" DECALS ·
ILLUMINATED BOX CAR        Coming to auction the week of December 11th we will be offering an illuminated box car.       Sound strange? Not So! Just imagine this box car sitting on your favorite industrial siding being unloaded at night time and the lights on so the work force can see what they are doing in safety. No flash lights need here  ;o)      Lights only come on when either or both sliding doors are fully open and go out when the...
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Kitbashed Lionel PostWar Passenger Cars

Khayden93 ·
Has anyone kit-bashed old Lionel Post War passenger cars,and repainted them? If so lets see them.
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K-Line K705-7401 WMDK TV Camera Car

ogaugeguy ·
          Anyone have experience with this car. It's definitely older technology from circa 2004 and even nowadays quite pricey at about $250 but what do you think of it? Although not HD, is video decent...
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K-Line/Lionel electrical Schematic needed.

Winger ·
Does anyone have access to the K-line Remote control Dump Log Car and the Dump Coal Car Electrical Schematics? Some of the part numbers are K-712-1891, K-712-2111 and 6-22143l. These are just a few of the Remote control series. Regards and Thanks! Mike
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k Line Milk Car not operating - Help!

paul4653 ·
Purchased new K line milk car (accessory) about a year ago. Just tried to install into track layout. Does not work and need any suggestions (if anyone has had success) on how to get this fun accessory to work. Thank you.
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Lionel's minimum curve diameter

pittsburghrailfan ·
On certain Lionel products, the catalog states that they have a minimum curve radius of O-36. Can these cars and engines make it around Realtrax O-31 curves?
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Lionel Smithsonian Car repair?

tplee ·
Anyone know how or have a source to repair the baffles on the Lionel Scale Smithsonian 2 rail passenger cars.  The rubber has deteriorated on one of my cars that has been in storage for years.  Does anyone know if this is generally what...
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Lionel Santa Fe Red Striped Aluminium Baggage car

Michael D Rinaldi ·
Want to add a baggage car to my Lionel Super Chief train...did Lionel ever make a red striped aluminium Santa Fe baggage car???Or is my best bet a SF baggage car with no stripes???Thanks,Mike
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MTH Alum Passenger Cars Santa Fe ( Red Silver)

vmaxbaby ·
Looking for a Santa Fe passenger Cars for my layout... Silver with the Red Stripe... how a set from MTH which was really nice but was stolen and looking to replace it.  I know Williams sells a 4 car set as well and my local shop carries it but the detail on the MTH I feel is a little nicer.  Looking for a good clean set.   See example below what I am looking for.   
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Replacing Bulb on Lionel 2408 Passenger Car

tsheridan ·
I recently acquired above passenger car - interior light doesn't work - I assume its a bad bulb - can anyone advise how to remove roof to change bulb also I noticed the couplers on these cars (2408/09/10)  are fixed - is that correct or am I missing something thank you for your help in advance
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"Stringing" of an unsuccessful 100 car train

Michael D Rinaldi ·
We had run this 100 car train from the top of the BMHR layout to the bottom and I went back to the top of the layout to take a videoof this "victorious" return of the train to the high ground of the fiddle yard. What I got was a great example of the...
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lionel cattle car 3656

servoguy ·
I have some great news for anyone that has one of the cattle cars. It probably also applies to the horse  car . In 1955 or thereabouts, I bought a new cattle car. Memory says it cost $15 which was a lot for a Jr High school kid. I was very...
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Lionel Cattle Car corral

ELguy ·
Need one of these (complete) in working condition for kids layout. Doesn't need to be beautiful, just works well without rust or corrosion and having all parts. Already have the car.
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Lionel Crane Car & MTH DCS Remote

Copter ·
I recently added the Lionel Crane Car (6-29858) to my layout and control it with:     1) TMCC Command Base    2) MTH TIU (Rev L; DCS Version = 4.20)    3) MTH DCS Remote    4) TIU/TMCC-Legacy 6'...
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United States Toy Train Company

Bluecomet390 ·
I'm looking for the tail car on the USTTC BART set.  I have the power car and the coach, but am willing to buy the complete set if anyone has one for sale.  Also any other USTTC pieces.  Thanks.
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Weaver daylight passenger cars

Oldcarsrule ·
I'm looking for coach or dome cars in 20 inch and the original glossy paint. With The clear window silhouettes and clear domes and grey ends(doors)I have a  new set of the 2 car ad on dome, with green tinted windows that just doesn't match the...
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Williams Passenger Car Trucks

Chris Maffet ·
I have 2 sets of Williams Passenger Cars that have never rolled well .....even right out of the box.  One set is a 5 car SP aluminum set with 2 add-ons from the late 1980's to early 1990's and the other is 6 car GN Madison set which is a few...
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Lets see your Marx Tinplate Locomotive and Cars

Khayden93 ·
Lets see your Marx tinplate locomotives and cars. Along with any kitbashed ones if anyone has done one.
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Lionel Vision Line Crane Cars?

Bobby Cox ·
Just received a call from TW that they had received SP Boom Cars and wanted to know if i still wanted them to fill my back order. I replied that I did and asked if they had any idea of when they might receive the Crane Car. They lady I spoke with said she had no idea. Has anyone heard anything about a delivery date for the Crane Cars. Thanks, Bobby.
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MTH O Scale Freight Car item #20-98423 with "CAT" load

tim burton ·
I purchased the in november 2014. Never used new condition. I believe the was part of a two pack which the retailer separated. It still has plastic wrap on 5 of the 6 sides. $55.00 plus shipping This info is from the MTH website. Product Name: 47' TTX Heavy Duty Flat Car w/CAT 545 Cable Skidder Product Catalog: 2004 Volume 2 Product Line: Premier Product Item Number: 20-98423 Price: $79.95 Delivery Status: Delivered DEC. 2004 Roadname: TTX Product Description: 47' TTX Heavy Duty Flat Car...
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Southern Pacific best cars..

Arcadebrothers ·
I just purchased a Lionel GS 2 Daylight 38079 and I am looking for car recommendations that best match the engine. The Lionel cars are ok but I am not sure like the silhouettes style. I heard the MTH primier cars are really nice and a good match.   let me know what you all think. 
 
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