Prewar 1938 Lionel 226e with 2226w Tender. See pictures for complete description. Cleaned, e unit rebuilt, rewired. Whistle tender serviced and loud. A 226E is a Lionel pre war steam locomotive, with a 2-6-4-wheel arrangement. They were made from 1938 to 1941. The 226E came with a 12- wheel 2226W whistle tender. The tender was lettered Lionel Line first in silver (years 1938 and 1939) after that the lettering was white. This was a die cast locomotive and tender of the highest quality. It was offered only in black (other die cast locomotives of the same time era also came in gray) The 226E is one of only two Lionel pre war locomotives (the other is the 260) to have the red firebox light under the boiler to simulate the glowing coal in the firebox, its six drive wheels had Baldwin disc wheels with a chrome rim around them. The pre war locomotives did not have smoke units these started in 1946, and no magne-traction (1950). The pre war die cast steamers Lionel made were very fine pieces, mechanically sound, very reliable, and very good pullers. The item “Prewar 1938 Lionel 226e with 2226w Tender” is in sale since Sunday, April 25, 2021. This item is in the category “Toys & Hobbies\Model Railroads & Trains\O Scale\Locomotives”. The seller is “garyrushtonjr” and is located in Peoria, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Brand: Lionel
- Year: 1938