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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 Locomotive No. 247 LIONEL TRAINS LOCOMOTIVE No. 247

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Lionel Trains Locomotive No. 247 with 247T Tender Variation A

Lionel Trains Locomotive No. 247The Lionel Columbia Type 2-4-2-Locomotive No. 247 was shown in the consumer catalog in 1959 and the advanced catalogs of 1960 and 1961. Produced on a painted BLACK Type IV or Type V body with a BLUE running board stripe and WHITE heat-stamped number on the cab. This locomotive did not have Magnetraction, and instead had weights mounted on the front and the rear of the locomotive. It has a two position directional unit that controls a metal motor, is lighted with a headlight lens, and uses a liquid smoke unit.

It came with a No. 247T streamlined tender lettered for the "BALTIMORE AND OHIO" railroad that was equipped with AAR trucks with one disc coupler.

There are two variations:
Variation A: Type IV body.
Variation B: Type V body.
This locomotive was designed to work on O27 Gauge track and it will also run on O Gauge track.

No. 247T Box End
No. 247 Box End
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