Lionel Electric Trains Identification Guide Sub-Title
These pages are best viewed at 1024 x 768 x 32 bit monitor resolution
Bottom of Page

This Identification Guide for Lionel Electric Trains covers the "Post-war Era" only from 1945 until 1969.

black horizontal bar

Lionel Trains Exploding Target Box Car No. 6480 LIONEL TRAINS EXPLODING EXPLOSIVES BOX CAR No. 6480

black horizontal bar

Lionel Trains Explosivies Car No. 6480 B Variation

Lionel Trains Explosives Car No. 6480The Exploding Explosives Box Car No. 6480 was shown in the 1961 advanced catalog and was found in train sets sold through Sears during this year. Unlike the No. 6470 this issue had arch bar trucks with solid couplers. When struck with a missile the component parts would fly in all directions. The 6464 Series Box Car was the basis of this design that had shortened rivet patterns to accommodate the WHITE "EXPLOSIVES" lettering. There are two variations:
Variation A: Flat RED roof and sides.
Variation B: Glossy RED roof and sides.

Return To Previous Page

BB Home BB Privacy BB Legal BB Search BB Site Map BB Contact BB
Copyright Tandem Associates LLC Labeled with ICRA Top of Page