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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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The Lionel SP Type Cabooses LIONEL TRAINS SP TYPE LIONEL LINES CABOOSE No. 6057

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Lionel Lines No. 6057 Caboose A Variation
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Lionel Lines No. 6057 Caboose B Variation
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The Lionel SP Type CaboosesThe Lionel Lines Caboose No. 6057 was available from 1959 until 1962 and was again produced in the last year of the Post War period in 1969. The chemically blackened sheet metal chassis is held to a usually unpainted body by tabs, and it came with early AAR trucks and one disc coupler.
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Lionel used only one heat-stamped die on these cabooses so the lettering is reversed on each side.
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There are three variations:
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Variation A: Has a painted RED Die 1A body that has WHITE heat-stamped lettering. The first production of this caboose.

No. 6057 Orange Picture Box End

Variation B: Has a plastic ORANGE/RED Die 4 body that has BLACK heat-stamped lettering.
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Variation C: Has a plastic MEDIUM RED Die 4 body that has WHITE heat-stamped lettering.
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