Thursday, April 8, 2010

Lionel Trains and the 100th Anniversary of Scouting

Are you a train collector? Are you a Scout? Then this latest item to commorate the 100th Anniversary of Scouting is just for you...


Since 1910, Boy Scouts of America has been a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness. This first time offering incorporates the Boy Scouts’ ethos into the Lionel tradition, giving Scouts and alumni a chance to play.

Set includes 100th Anniversary Boxcar

Set Includes: 0-8-0 steam locomotive and tender, bulkhead flatcar with box and wheel load, derrick car, boxcar, work caboose, two straight FasTrack track sections, eight curved Fas-Track track sections, one FasTrack terminal section, a FasTrack uncoupling section, CW-80 Transformer and smoke fluid.

Locomotive Features
Transformer controlled forward, neutral, and reverse operation
Operating steam whistle with ON/OFF switch
Operating headlight
Puffing smoke unit
Die-cast operating coupler on front of locomotive
Operating coupler on rear of tender
Powerful maintenance-free motor
Traction tires
Die-cast metal locomotive body and frame
Upgraded drive rod assembly
Silver metal rims on drive wheels
Engineer and fireman figures

Rolling Stock Features
Operating couplers
Box and wheel load on gondola
Movable boom and operating winch on derrick car
Opening doors on boxcar
Die-cast sprung trucks on boxcar and gondola
Die-cast trucks on caboose
Interior illumination in work caboose

Gauge: Traditional O Gauge

Dimensions: Length: Approx. 58”Layout dimensions: 40” x 60”

Minimum Curve: O-31

For more information, go here.

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