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This Identification Guide for Lionel Electric Trains covers the "Post-war Era" only from 1945 until 1969.

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Lionel Trains GG-1 Electrics LIONEL TRAINS PENNSYLVANIA GG-1 ELECTRIC No. 2360

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Lionel Trains Pennsylvania GG-1 Electric No. 2360 Variation E
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Lionel Trains GG-1 ElectricsThe Lionel Pennsylvania GG-1 No. 2360 was initially released with the Congressional Set in 1956 and would be available until 1958. It was then again manufactured between 1961 and 1963. This electric engine was lighted at both ends that have operating coil couplers. Equipped with Magnetraction, a three position directional unit that controlled twin vertical worm drive motors, a functional horn, and it used a heat-stamp to apply the GOLD lettering (except for Variation F). The wiring can be changed so that the metal pantographs actually power this engine. There are six variations:

Variation A: TUSCAN body that has five rubber-stamped GOLD stripes and was cataloged as No. 2360. Congressional Passenger Set engine. Produced in 1956.
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Variation B: Same as Variation A, except painted DARK GREEN and cataloged as No. 2360-25. Produced in 1956-58.
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Variation C: TUSCAN body that has a single large rubber-stamp applied GOLD stripe, graduated height ventilators, and a large RED/WHITE PRR Keystone decal. Produced in 1957-58.
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Variation D: Same as Variation C except that the ventilators are all the same height. Produced in 1961.
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Variation E: Has a single large painted GOLD stripe, large PRR Keystone decal, and the ventilators are all the same height. Produced in 1961-62.

No. 2360 Box End

Variation F: This variation uses a decal for the numbers and letters that are on the sides. Produced in 1962-63.
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All of the Lionel GG-1’s are designed to work on the larger radius of O Gauge track.


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