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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 Bay Window Type Cabooses LIONEL TRAINS LIONEL LINES BAY WINDOW CABOOSE No. 6517

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The Lionel Lines No. 6517 Bay Window Caboose A Variation (with underscores) Close up of the production data A Variation (with underscores) The Lionel Lines No. 6517 Bay Window Caboose B Variation (no underscores)

The Lionel Bay Window Type CaboosesThe Lionel Lines Caboose No. 6517 was the first offering from Lionel of the bay window class of caboose in 1955. Production continued until 1959. During this period there were three variations that were created:
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Variation A: Two lined underscores of the "BLT 12-55" and "LIONEL" production data. This is the earliest production. See the above close up illustration.

No. 6517 Late Classic Box End

Variation B: No underscores of the "BLT 12-55" and "LIONEL" production data. Later issues of this caboose.
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Variation C: Has a DARKER RED painted body.
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