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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 9-1/4 inch Cattle Cars LIONEL TRAINS CATTLE CAR No. 6656

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Lionel Trains Cattle Car No. 6656 Variation B Lionel Trains Cattle Car No. 6656 Variation C

Lionel 9-1/4 inch Cattle CarsThe Lionel Lines Cattle Car No. 6656 was produced between 1950 and 1953. This 9-1/4 inch car usually had a BRIGHT YELLOW painted body that had BLACK lettering that was applied with a heat-stamp. Early issues would have steps at the four corners of the chassis and came with staple-end trucks. Later issues have bar-end trucks. Both types of trucks have magnetic couplers. There are three variations:
Variation A: "Armour" emblems installed at the top of the doors. BRIGHT YELLOW body that has steps at the corners. This is the earliest production of this car.
Variation B: Same as Variation A except no "Armour" labels on the doors and no steps on the chassis.
Variation C: Has a DARK YELLOW body with no steps.

No. 6656 Middle Classic Box End

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