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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 produced many cars during the post war period that were reflective of what was in use by the prototype railroads of the time. They also manufactured many cars that were fanciful concoctions that were created by the artists in their design department. Like the missile launching car shown to the right.

The Lionel Trains IRBM Launching Car No. 6650

The competition during post war years brought out the best that Lionel had to offer in the way of these cars that found homes on toy railroads across the country.
Refer to the links to the pages listed below to help you in identifying the cars that you have.

Click here to identify your Lionel Passenger CarsLionel Passenger Cars Click here to identify your Lionel Box CarsLionel Box Cars

Click here to identify your Lionel Military and Space Cars Lionel Military & Space Cars

Click here to identify your Lionel Operating CarsLionel Operating Cars

Click here to identify your Cattle, Refigerator, or Vat CarsLionel Cattle, Refrigerator & Vat Cars
Click here to identify your Lionel Flat CarsLionel Flat Cars Click here to identify your Lionel Trailer Van Types    Lionel Trailer Vans

Click here to identify your Lionel Gondola CarsLionel Gondola Cars Click here to identify you Lionel Hopper Carsspacer Lionel Hopper Cars

Click here to identiy your Lionel Tank Carsspacer  Lionel Tank Cars Click here to identify your Lionel Caboosesspacer   Lionel Cabooses

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