Lionel Trains of the 1950s

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A comprehensive year-by-year review covering the entire 1950s, a decade in which Lionel introduced many of its best-known products.

Includes a brand-new extensive overview of Lionel at mid-century.

Digital edition powered by Zinio™ and compatible with PC, Macintosh®, Android™ via Google Play™ app, iOS™ via AppStoreSM, and Win8 devices.
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Filled with nostalgic photos of toy trains and accessories, including some seldom-seen images, this comprehensive 200-page special issue features more than 40 stories in a year-by-year format.

Featured stories Include:

  • 1950 launched a golden era at Lionel
  • Streamlined passenger trains for the O-27 line
  • Joltin’ Joe’s Lionel TV show
  • Insights into the making of Lionel’s famed catalogs
  • The greatest year for accessories
  • Discovering the earliest-known 6464 boxcar
  • Enter the Train Master
  • Mysterious sets from 1955
  • Lionel’s spectacular public display
  • The track plan that launched a thousand layouts
  • Black sheep of the 1958 roster
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Lionel Trains of the 1950s is now available in a convenient digital format so you can enjoy your favorite hobby on your PC, Mac, laptop, iPad, iPhone and select Android devices version 2.2 or higher. Powered by Zinio™, digital editions are compatible with PC, Macintosh®, Android™ via Google Play™ app, iOS™ via App StoreSM, and Win8 devices.

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