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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 Locomotive No. 665 LIONEL TRAINS LOCOMOTIVE No. 665

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Lionel Trains Locomotive No. 665 B Variation
No. 665 Box End

Lionel Trains Locomotive No. 665The Lionel Hudson Type 4-6-4-Locomotive No. 665 with its distinctive feed water heater was a welcome addition to Lionel’s fleet of O gauge locomotives in 1954. Based on a Santa Fe prototype, this engine was equipped with Magnetraction, smoke, drive rod connecting rod valve gear, and there was a whistle in the tender. It came with both rubber and heat-stamped numbering of the cab and is identical to the No. 2065 except for the number change. It also shares the same boiler casting with the O27 Gauge No. 2055 and the O Gauge No. 685. There are three variations:
Variation A: Rubber-stamed number on cab. Came with a No. 6026W tender that had bar-end trucks without a tabbed coupler. Produced in 1954 and 1955.
Variation B: Came with a No. 2046W tender that have bar-end trucks with a tabbed coupler. Produced from 1956 until 1959.

No. 2046W Tender Picture Box End

Variation C: Heat-stamped number on cab and came with a No. 736W tender lettered "PENNSYLVANIA" that has late AAR trucks with a with one disc coupler. Produced in 1966.

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