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 Executive Inspection Car No. 68LIONEL EXECUTIVE INSPECTION CAR No. 68

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The Lionel No. 68 Executive Inspection Car
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No. 68 Box End

The Lionel Executive Inspection Car No. 68The No. 68 Executive Inspection Car easily ranks as one of Lionel’s most unique products in this genre.
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The No. 68 Executive Inspection Car as shown in the 1958 catalog A classic adaptation of the then popular "fin-mobile," it was based on the design of the 1958 DeSoto station wagon. However, the name "DeSoto" was not painted on the sides which were painted RED and CREME on a GRAY plastic body mold.
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It came with a two-position E-unit. A chrome knob on the top was used to control the direction and turn off the unit. The head and tail lights were lighted, and this unit was cataloged from 1958 until 1961. There are no variations.

No. 68 Top View
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No. 68 Front View
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