Dating lionel trains
Prices vary depending on design, materials, and era, but Lionel train pieces at auction have an average price range of between -5,000.
Lionel collectors tend to have a long-time love of model railroading.
Cowen’s first electric train, The Electric Express, debuted in 1901 and was actually designed as a display for toy stores.
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Here you will find detailed information that we have gathered throughout the years on Lionel trains and accessories past and present. BLACK VIRGINIAN FAIRBANKS MORSE TRAINMASTER ** RARE 1955 ONLY ** passenger and freight service.
Lionel developed many different model engines and rail cars, as well as accessories to allow consumers to set up their trains into layouts.
Lionel introduced O gauge model trains in 1915, the size that eventually became Lionel’s most popular product.