• Model: LNL6-83203
  • Manufactured by: Lionel


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When the ever-innovative anthracite hauler was told they couldn't build a new locomotive during the War, the Reading did the next best thing. They "rebuilt" them. The T1 4-8-4s which came from this rebuild program bore little resemblance to the Consolidations from which they came. In fact only a few minor appliances were kept in the conversion, but at least as far as the War Production Board was concerned the locomotives were "rebuilt."

The T1s quickly earned a reputation on the Reading and beyond. After the need for steam in freight service ended, four of the locomotives were retained for the Reading Rambles passenger excursions. These events kept the sights and sound of steam alive for the next generation. The locomotives would later go on to even more fame on the head end of trains like the American Freedom Train and Chessie Steam Specials.


  • LEGACY® Control System- equipped - able to run in LEGACY™ Control mode, in TrainMaster Command Control mode, or in Conventional mode with a standard transformer
  • Odyssey® II Speed Control with On/Off switch
  • LEGACY RailSounds® sound system featuring:
    • CrewTalk™ dialog and TowerCom™ announcements, each with different scenarios depending on whether the locomotive is in motion or stopped
    • Six official railroad speeds with CrewTalk dialog
    • DynaChuff™ synchronized with 32 levels of intensity as the locomotive gains speed
    • LEGACY "Real-Time Quilling Horn" control with instant response for realistic signature "quilling" and correctly timed warning signals
    • Single hit or continuous bell sounds
    • Sequence Control: plays the sound effects of an entire trip, including warning sounds and announcements, based on the movement and speed of the locomotive
    • Current speed and fuel dialog, coalloading sound effects
  • IR Transmitter works with LCS SensorTrack™
  • Powerful maintenance-free motor with momentum flywheel
  • Wireless Tether™ connection between locomotive and tender
  • ElectroCoupler™ on rear of tender
  • Directional lighting including operating headlight and back-up light on rear of tender
  • Illuminated classification lights on the front of locomotive
  • Traction tires
  • Interior illumination in cab
  • Die-cast metal locomotive body, pilot, and trucks
  • High level of separately applied metal details
  • Separately applied builder's plate
  • Synchronized fan-driven smoke unit
  • Adjustable smoke output
  • Authentically detailed cab interior
  • Cab "glass" windows
  • Engineer and fireman figures
  • Whistle Steam smoke effect
  • Kinematic drawbar for close coupling


  • Rail Line: Chessie System
  • Road Number: 2101
  • Gauge: O Gauge 
  • Scale Type: Scale
  • Engine Type: Steam
  • Min Curve: O54
  • Dimensions: 22" long
  • Most Recent Catalog: 2016 Lionel Signature Edition

This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 07 November, 2017.

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