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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 6014 Series Box Cars LIONEL TRAINS BABY RUTH BOX CAR No. X6014

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Baby Ruth Box Car No. X6014 Variaion C
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Baby Ruth Box Car No. X6014 Variaion D
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The Lionel 6014 Series Box CarsThe Baby Ruth Box Car No. X6014 was first issued in 1951 on a Type I body that was not painted. It is usually found with solid BLACK lettering, and a PRR railroad herald to the left of the doors. Initially released with staple-end trucks, later issues would have bar-end trucks that came with either magnetic or tabbed couplers. Note that the box is numbered "6014". There are four variations:
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Variation A: Has a WHITE body with BLACK lettering and came with staple-end trucks. 1951 production.
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Variation B: Has a FLAT WHITE body with BLACK lettering and came with bar-end trucks. 1951 and 1952 production.

No. 6014 Early Classic Box End
Variation C: Has a SHINY WHITE body with BLACK lettering and came with bar-end trucks. 1953 production.
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Variation D: Has a RED body with WHITE lettering. 1954 to 1956 production.


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