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Lionel O Gauge Datierung

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Lionel-O-Timeline

Notes on prewar O Gauge steam:

  • the Lionel 257 was sold as Ives transitional train in 1930–31
  • the Lionel 258 is a 257 with reverse mechanism
  • the Lionel 249 is a modified 262 with red marker headlights on boiler front: produced 1936–39 in black and gun-metal
    • in 1936–37 it had silver rim drivers
    • in 1938–39 it had Baldwin disc drivers just like the 224, 225 and 226 locos
  • the Lionel 259 was modified in 1939 and renamed to 258
  • the Lionel 262 was sold as Ives 1663 transitional train in 1931
  • the Lionel 263 is a modified 260 with red marker headlights and red fire box glow
    • hence it is called the “late 258” to avoid mixing the 2–4−2 loco up with the older 2–4−0 257/258
  • the Lionel 261 is a 262 with manual gear switch (only 1931–32)
  • the Lionel 264 is a lookalike of the “Commodore Vanderbilt” stream liner
  • the Lionel 265 is a 264 with with valve gear
  • the Lionel 238 is a lookalike of the “Torpedo” stream liner
  • the Lionel 224 is a lookalike of the Prarie type locos
  • the Lionel 225 is a lookalike of the Santa Fe Hudson type locos
  • the Lionel 226 is a lookalike of the Hudson type locos
  • the Lionel 229 is a cheap 224
  • the Lionel 201 and 203 are small-scale versions of American switchers (Pennsy B6)
  • the Lionel 227, 228, 230, 232, 233 are semi-scale versions of American switchers (Pennsy B6)
  • the Lionel 700E is a scale version of the Hudson
  • the Lionel 701 is a scale version of the Pennsy B6 switcher
  • the Lionel 726E is a semi-scale version of the Berkshire
  • the Lionel 763/773E is a semi-scale version of the Hudson

Notes on prewar O Gauge motors:

  • the 150 and 152/3/4/6/8 are lookalikes of the New York Central S-Motor
  • the 248 is a lookalike of the GE/ALCO boxcabs
  • the 250 and 252 are lookalikes of the New York Central S-2
  • the 251 is a lookalike of the New York Central R-2
  • the 253 is a lookalike of the New Haven boxcabs
  • the 254 is a lookalike of the Milwaukee bipolars
  • the 256 is a lookalike of the Hoosac tunnel locos


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