Lionel Electric Trains Identification Guide Sub-Title
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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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The Lionel No. 51 Navy Yard SwitcherLIONEL NAVY YARD GAS VULCAN UNIT No. 51

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The Navy Yard No. 51 Vulcan Unit
No. 51 Vulcan Unit Box End

The Lionel No. 51 Navy Yard SwitcherThe No. 51 Navy Yard Switcher was the first of the Vulcan units that were produced in 1956. It would be available for one more year. Unpainted LIGHT BLUE body with WHITE heat-stamped lettering "NEW YORK" on both sides. This engine came equipped with a 3-position E-unit, and no light.
It was available for separate sale only and was never sold in any set. The window struts are often broken in the handling of this unit, and those engines that have complete and unbroken struts command a premium price.

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