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Lionel 6-28029 Union Pacific BIG BOY from 1999, with Command Control – kgtrains – ebay

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Lionel 6-28029 Union Pacific BIG BOY 4-8-8-4 Steam Locomotive & Tender with Command Control The Big Boy was loved by the crews that ran her for her ease of firing and great boiler; she was much easier to fire than the challenger and was often run by inexperienced crews during WW2. (Because of man power shortages) This is Lionel’s excellent 1999 version, it has tmcc cab-1 control. The Union Pacific Big Boy, all one million pounds of it, ruled the Wahsatch Mountains for nearly 20 years. This mighty leviathan thrashed through the mountains day after day, year after year, pulling as much as 4200 tons behind its massive bulk. The inspiration for Lionel’s reproduction, the 4006 had more service miles than any of the other Big Boy locomotives when it was retired in 1961. Your wait is over-enjoy the powerful and majestic Lionel BIG BOY on your layout today! •High Torque Pittman motor •Die-cast boiler, frame and tender •Articulated RailSounds 4.0 with TowerCom, CrewTalk and DynaChuff •TrainMaster Command Control equipped •All 16 driver wheels powered •Wireless tether •Fan driven smoke generator •Detailed cab interior •Firebox glow •Engineer & Fireman figures •Operating headlight •Directional lighting •Tender mounted ElectroCoupler •Operates on 072 diameter or greater curves •Approximate length 32″ •Instructions included
Video Rating: 4 / 5

Lionel Legacy 6-28298 CSX AC6000 – kgtrains – SOLD

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Lionel 6-28298 CSX AC6000 for sale on ebay by kgtrains
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Lionel 6-38080 Western Pacific GS-64 # 485 – TMCC – RS 5.0 – kgtrains

Friday, September 14th, 2012

Lionel 6-38080 Western Pacific GS-64 # 485 – TMCC – RS 5.0 – kgtrains This is another engine that I think is under rated by collectors. They have amazing details and are almost impossible to find. (they sold in very low numbers) Introduced in 1937, the Southern Pacific’s Daylight trains became some of the most heavily traveled routes in the country. Cars and locomotives received a brilliant livery of orange, red and silver. Streamlined, state of the art 4-8-4 locomotives dubbed the GS-2 class became the very first preferred power for these prestigious runs. A near copy of the GS-2 was produced again in 1943 for both the Southern Pacific and Western Pacific. These 4-8-4s were unstreamlined due to wartime material shortages. Whether classed GS-6 on the SP or GS-64 on the WP, the locomotives performed admirably in freight and passenger service. Both of these new scale-sized locomotives provide accurate replicas of two classic western steamers. With an open cab and 220-R tender, the Lionel GS-2 remains true to its prototype, the very first GS-2 Daylight, Southern Pacific #4410. An all-new set of Daylight 18″ aluminum passenger cars is also available. The Lionel GS-64 marks the first time that this classic Western Pacific steamer has ever been correctly modeled in die-cast metal O gauge. Although based on the GS-2 boiler and running gear, the GS-64 included many notable distinctions, such as an all-weather cab and 235-R tender. Both locomotives come fully equipped with the
Video Rating: 5 / 5

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