9C1- PREWAR GAUGE STEAM ENGINES PART-1

THE LIONEL 224E LOCOMOTIVE - MADE IN KATE 1839 ERA. FEATURES OUTSTANDING O GAUGE MOTOR, HEADLIGHT, LARGE METAL TENDER, AND USUALLY WHISTLE. MOST UNITS AREBLASCK BUT A FEW GUNMETAL ENGINES WERE PRODUCED. 334e loco and tender
THE LARGER 225E WAS ALSO NADE IN LATE THIRTTES ABD IT FEATURED SCALE DETAILED FEEDWATERHEATER, HAEDLIGHT, SUPERB MOTOR ,ANHO 225 LOCOMOTIBVE
THE 226E LOCO WAS LIONEL'S HIGH QUALITY "WORK HORSE" ENGINE OF THE LATE 1839 PERIOD. OT FEATURES LARGE, DETAILED METAL TENDER WITH WHISTLE, ALL NICKEL PLATED RUNNING GEAR, LIGHTED REAR FIREBOX, HEADLIGHT, AND SUPER-RELIABLE AC SPIUR MOTOR. BEAR SILENT THREE POSITION REVERSE UNIT ROUNDED OUT THE SUPER PACKAGE. 226 LOCO AND 2226WX TENDER
THE QUALITY AND QUANTITY OF PREWAR STEAM TYPES IS VAST MAKING COLLECTING IT INTERRSTING AND FUN.
THE PENN 238 TYPE TORPED (SHOWN HERE IN BLACK, WAS A MARKETING ATTEMPT BY THE RAILROADS TO MAKE THEIR STEAMERS MATCH THEIR "STRANLIND" TRAINS.
238 PENN TORPEDO
THE NEW TORK CENTRAL ALSO HAD AN ENTRY IN THE STREAMLINER FIELD, AND LIONEL WAS RIGHT THERE IN PRESENTING IT TO ITS CUSTOMERS- THE FAMOUS "SHOVEL NOSED" SHROUDED HUDSON CALLED THE COMMODORE VANDERBUILT , AND NUMBERED 264E AND 265E. THE COMMODORE VANDERBUILKT 264/265
THE SMALL BUT RELIABLE 229 LOCOMOTIVE HAD AN EXCELLENT MOTOR, WHISTLE TENDER, AND HEADLIGHT, AND CAME IN BLACK AND STUNNING GUNMETAL VARIATIONS. INTERESTINGLY ENOUGH, THE 0-27 SISTER, THE 1664 HAS BEEN VOTED "LIONEL'S WORST " OPERATING PREWAR ENGINE. IT IS UNDERPOWERED AND UNSTABLE, AND IS SUITABLE NOT UP TO LIONEL'SUSUAL HIGH STANDARDS. 1664-229 LOCO AND TENDER
THE 0-27 VERSION OF LIONEL'S PENSY TORPEDO WAS THE SMALL BUT SOUND 1668 AND 1688 LOCOS. AT RIGHT IS TRHE 2-6-2 1668. 1668 LOCO- BLACK.
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