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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 GE 44-ton Diesel Switcher LIONEL TRAINS LEHIGH VALLEY GE 44-TON DIESEL SWITCHER No. 627

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Lionel Trains Lehigh Valley GE 44-Ton Diesel Switcher No. 627 Variation A

Lionel Trains GE 44-ton Diesel SwitcherThe Lionel Lehigh Valley No. 627 Switcher was available in 1956 and 1957, with an unpainted RED body that had a WHITE painted stripe and heat-stamped number and railroad logo on the sides. This body was mounted on a BLACK sheet-metal frame that had disc operating couplers at each end. This engine had a Type IID motor, one axle Magnetraction, and a three position directional unit that was adjustable from underneath the chassis. The only variation has two axle Magnetraction (Variation B).

All of the Lionel GE 44-Ton units are designed to work on the tighter radius of O27 Gauge track, but they will run equally well on O Gauge track.

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