Lionel Electric Trains Identification Guide Sub-Title
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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 Work Caboose LIONEL TRAINS D.L. & W. WORK CABOOSE No. 6419

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D.L. & W. No. 6419 Variation A
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No. 6419 Box End Variation B
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The Lionel Work CabooseThe D.L. & W. Work Caboose No. 6419 replaced the No. 2420 in 1948 and would be available until 1950. It was again produced from 1952 until 1955. Lionel removed the searchlight and the trucks were now staple-end with magnetic couplers at both ends. This caboose has a GRAY painted die-cast flat car frame with heat-stamped lettering, tool boxes, steps at the four corners, two brake wheels and hand rails, a ladder, and a high smoke stack. There are two variations:
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Variation A: Has staple-end trucks as described above. Produced in 1948-1950.
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Variation B: Has bar-end trucks with magnetic couplers. Also produced under the No. 6419-25. 1952-1955 Production.
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No. 6419 Box End Variation A
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