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Almost certain that is correct if these are typical modern "General" type locos.  LCCA made this set including the General and Texas some years ago in 2012 for about $400 including shipping.  https://www.lionelcollectors.o...ewsStory.aspx?id=241



Fewer technical features back then, to be fair.

It has always saddened me that in the excitement of the chase, it is often forgotten that eight Union operatives were summarily executed as spies at the end of the drama after military trials, including the civilian leader Andrews.    Not the happiest scenario regardless of which side you sympathize with?    But the model locomotives are interesting and historic, if not prototypical.  So much for the LCCA exclusivity as well.  The Union soldiers who volunteered were the first recipients of the new Congressional Medal of Honor.

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@KOOLjock1 posted:

Even the Post War Generals were plastic, no?

Jon

Yep.

Rusty

@Landsteiner posted:

Almost certain that is correct if these are typical modern "General" type locos.  LCCA made this set including the General and Texas some years ago in 2012 for about $400 including shipping.  https://www.lionelcollectors.o...ewsStory.aspx?id=241





  But the model locomotives are interesting and historic, if not prototypical.  So much for the LCCA exclusivity as well.  The Union soldiers who volunteered were the first recipients of the new Congressional Medal of Honor.

As I recall, the LCCA Great Train Chase set was better decorated than what's in the catalog.  LCCA's General wasn't Lime Green f'instance...

Rusty

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