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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 Locomotive No. 1050 LIONEL TRAINS LOCOMOTIVE No. 1050

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Locomotive No. 1050 with 1050T Tender

Lionel Trains Locomotive No. 1050The Lionel Switcher Type 0-4-0 Locomotive No. 1050 was issued uncataloged only in 1959. Based on the original plastic bodied No. 1001, this locomotive has a plastic motor that would only move in the forward direction. The motor is mounted to the body with a threaded pin.
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The WHITE number is heat stamped on the cab. This locomotive is lighted with a headlight lens that has a rain shield and came with a No. 1050T slope back tender. Note that some of these tenders came without the "LIONEL LINES" WHITE heat-stamped imprint as is shown above.
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Although rare, this locomotive has been ignored by collectors because of its economical appeal to the mass market.
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There are no variations.
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This locomotive was designed to work on O27 Gauge track and it will also run on O Gauge track.


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