The Lionel Columbia Type 2-4-2-Locomotive No. 241 was issued uncataloged in 1965 and 1966. Produced on a painted BLACK Type IX die-cast body with WHITE stripe and a rubber-stamped number on the cab. It came with a traction tire and a two position directional control, and was equipped with a liquid smoke unit. This locomotive has marker jewels, is lighted with a headlight lens, and came with either a No. 1130T streamlined tender, or a No. 234W square tender with late AAR trucks with one solid non-operating coupler. There are two variations:
Variation A: Painted broad WHITE running board stripe.
Variation B: Rubber-stamped narrow WHITE running board stripe.
This locomotive was designed to work on O27 Gauge track and it will also run on the wider radius of O Gauge track.
In 1960, this locomotive headed up uncataloged Set No. 19510 Steam Freight Outfit. Only 500 of these sets were believed to have been produced. We’ve pictured the box top of this set below. The contents of this set were:
No. 241 Scout Steam Engine with a No. 234W Square Tender.
No. 6473 YELLOW Rodeo Car with RED lettering.
No. 3362 GREEN Helium Tank Flat Car.
No. 6176 YELLOW Lehigh Valley Hopper Car.
No. 6142 BLUE Gondola Car with canisters.
No. 6130 RED ATSF Work Caboose.
Track and a No. 1073 60 Watt Transformer.
NOTE: Ambiguities exist as to what were the actual contents of this set. If you have further information regarding these contents please use the "Contact" link at the bottom of this page to let us know.