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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. 2065 LIONEL TRAINS LOCOMOTIVE No. 2065

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Lionel Trains Locomotive No. 2065 B Variation

Lionel Trains Locomotive No. 2065The Lionel Lines Hudson Type 4-6-4-Locomotive No. 2065 with its distinctive feed water heater was a welcome addition to Lionel’s fleet of 027 locomotives in 1954. Based on a Santa Fe prototype, this engine was equipped with Magnetraction, smoke, drive rod connecting rod valve gear, and there was a whistle in the tender. This locomotive is identical to the No. 665 except for the number change. It shares the same boiler casting with the O Gauge No. 685 and the O27 Gauge No. 2055.
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There are three variations:
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Variation A: Rubber-stamped number on boiler, with a No. 2026W or No. 2046W tender that have bar-end trucks without a tabbed coupler. Produced in 1954.
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Variation B: Heat-stamped number on boiler, with a No. 2026W or No. 2046W tender that have bar-end trucks without a tabbed coupler. Produced in 1955.
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Variation C: Heat-stamped number on boiler, with a No. 2026W tender that has bar-end trucks and a tabbed coupler. Produced in 1956.
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This No. 2065 engine shares that same trailing truck that has plastic sides with the No. 2055.
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No 2065 Box End
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No. 2046W Box End
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This locomotive was produced for, and sold in O27 Gauge sets, but it will operate equally well on the wider radius of O Gauge track.
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Locomotive No. 2065 C Variation
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