Lionel 6-19015 Lionel Lines Irvington Passenger Car 6-19016 Madison Passenger Car 6-19017 Manhattan Passenger Car 6-19018 Sager Place Observation Car

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You get all 4 cars:

6-19015 Lionel Lines Irvington Passenger Car

6-19016 Lionel Lines Madison Passenger Car,

6-19017 Lionel Lines Manhattan Passenger Car

6-19018 Lionel Lines Sager Place Observation Car

Description

At last! Straight from the Lionel shops! Unveiled in the 1941 Lionel catalog, they were the four so-called "Madison Cars" - Three passenger cars and an observation car. Along with the Scale Freight Cars, they were the Lionel Lines' answer to the demand for more realistic rolling stock to accompany the best locomotives.

For some reason, the set was never produced as shown in the catalog. Instead, four coach cars were offered. The observation car was never produced. Until now.

Each car represents a meaningful locale in the early history of Lionel. The Madison passenger car is named for the street on which Joshua Lionel Cowen was born. The Manhattan passenger car is named for the headquarters of Cowen's Lionel Corporation. The Irvington passenger car is named for the New Jersey town where the Lionel factory was located. And now, we are including the Sager Place observation car. Developed from original Lionel 1941 blueprints, it is named for the street in Irvington on which the factory was located.

Features:

  • Detailed phenolic bodies to recreate the mass of the original Madison cars
  • Die-cast car ends
  • Stamped metal sprig-loaded swinging doors
  • Die-cast trucks
  • Die-cast operating knuckle couplers
  • Authentic undercarriage detail
  • Interior lights
  • Passenger silhouettes in the windows
  • Metal wheels and axles
  • Each car is 15" long

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