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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 Flat CarsLIONEL TRAINS FLAT CARS

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Lionel Trains Trailer Flat Car No. 6430

The Lionel Flat CarsFlat Cars were used by Lionel to carry all manner of loads during the post war years. Everything from barrels to logs, to Christmas trees were carried on these cars. No other car was more universally found among the trains sets that Lionel produced.
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The cars are listed in numerical order by Lionel’s production numbers which is usually shown on the side of the car. If the car has no number refer to our No Number listing below.

Readers who need more information are respectfully urged to seek outside sources.

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Numerical List Title
BB 1877 Horse Car
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BB 1887 Horse Car
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BB 2411 Pipe Car
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BB 2461 Depressed Center Transformer Car
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BB 3460 Truck Trailer Car
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BB 3512 Fire Ladder Car
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BB 6262 Wheel Car
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BB 6264 Lumber Car
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BB 6311 Pipe Car
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BB 6343 Barrel Ramp Car
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BB 6361 Timber Car
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BB 6362 (636255) Truck Car
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BB 6404 Automobile Car
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BB 6405 Truck Trailer Car
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BB 6411 Log Car
BB 6414 Auto Loader Car
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BB 6416 Boat Loader Car
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BB 6424 Automobile Car
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BB 6430 Cooper-Jarrett Trailer Car
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BB 6431 Tractor & Truck Trailer Car
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BB 6440 Truck Trailer Car
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BB 6461 Depressed Center Transformer Car
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BB 6467 Bulkhead Car
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BB 6469 Liquified Gases Tank Car
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BB 6477 Bulkhead Pipe Car
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BB 6511 Pipe Car
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BB 6519 Allis-Chalmers Car
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BB 6561 Depressed Center Cable Reel Car
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BB 6660 Derrick Car
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BB 6670 Derrick Car
BB 6800 Airplane Car
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BB 6801 Boat Car
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BB 6802 Girder Bridge Car
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BB 6810 Truck Trailer Car
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BB 6812 Track Maintenance Car
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BB 6816 Allis-Chalmers Dozer Car
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BB 6817 Allis-Chalmers Scraper Car
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BB 6818 Transformer Car
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BB 6819 Helicopter Car
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BB 6821 Crate Car
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BB 6825 Trestle Bridge Car
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BB 6826 Christmas Tree Car
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BB 6827 Steam Shovel Car
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BB 6828 Crane Car


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No Number List Title
We’ve listed these unnumbered cars by their color, type, and the load that they carried. They are listed in alphabetical order by the type of loads that they originally had. The types listed are:
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Bulkhead: defines those cars that came with bulkhead ends on No. 6511-2 and No. 6424-11 molds.
Depressed Center: defines cars that are derived from the No. 6418 mold.
Stamped Steel: are cars that were created from the No. 6111 casting.
Truss: are derived from mold No. 1877-3 whether they have the truss cables or not.
Late Log or Helium Tank: are derived from the late post war log unloading car No. 3361. spacer
Other cars that are not listed by type are all derived from the No. 6511-2 and/or the No. 6424-11 molds.

BB BLACK Bonanza Airplane Car No. 6500
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BB GRAY, MAROON Truss Automobile Car No. 6406
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BB GRAY Truss (no load) Car No. 6401
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BB GRAY, MAROON, BROWN Truss Cable Reel Car
   No. 6402
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BB GRAY Depressed Center Girder Bridge Car No. 6418
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BB RED, BLUE, & BLACK Girder Bridge Car No. 6502
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BB RED Jet Boat Car No. 6501
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BB RED Bulkhead Liquefied Gases Car No. 6469
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BB RED, YELLOW, GRAY Stamped Steel Log Car No.
   6111
BB GRAY, CREAM, YELLOW, RED, Stamped Steel Pipe Car
   No. 6121
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BB RED Pipe Car No. 6408
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BB RED Pipe Car No. 6409
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BB ORANGE, YELLOW, CREAM Stamped Steel Range Patrol Car
   No. 6151
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BB GREEN Late Helium Tank Car No. 3362 Variation C
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BB GREEN Late Log Timber Car No. 6361 Variation C
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BB GRAY Depressed Center Transformer Car No. 6518

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