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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 Minneapolis & St. Louis Box Car No. 6464-525 LIONEL TRAINS MINNEAPOLIS & ST. LOUIS BOX CAR No. 6464-525

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Minneapolis & St. Louis No. 6464-525 Variation B
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No. 6464-525 Late Classic Box End
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Lionel Trains Minneapolis & St. Louis Box Car No. 6464-525 The Minneapolis & and St. Louis Box Car No. 6464-525 was available from 1957-58, and 1964-66. Early issues would have bar-end trucks, while the latter had AAR trucks. All had WHITE heat stamped lettering. There are five variations:
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Variation A: Has a painted RED Type IIB body with Single block doors that are painted to match the body color. Came with bar-end trucks. Early 1957 production.
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Variation B: Identical to Variation A except the Multi-block doors that are not painted. Came with bar-end trucks. 1957 production.
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Variation C: Identical to Variation B except body and doors are painted FLAT RED. Came with bar-end trucks. 1957 production.
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Variation D: Has a painted or unpainted Type III body and Multi-Block doors with early AAR trucks. 1958 Production.
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Variation E: Has a painted Type IV body and Multi-Block doors with late AAR trucks. 1964-66 Production.

No. 6464-525 Variation C
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