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Lionel Boxed Train Sets from 1957

1569 1571 1573 1575 1577S 1578S 1579S 1581
1583WS 1585W 1586 1587S 1589WS 2275W 2276W 2277WS
2279W 2281W 2283WS 2285W 2287W 2289WS 2291W 2292WS
2293W 2295WS 2296W 2297WS

Lionel Girls Pink Set 5 Car Freighter with Smoke and Magne-traction 1587S or X738

Lionel 1587S 027 Pink Girl's Train Set

Photo Copyright Ray Ross 2012

Here is the "Beautifully Ugly"  Girls Train set from 1957, the Pepto Bismol Pink Locomotive, Tender and Gondola along with the Liliac Hopper, Yellow Boxcar, Green Boxcar and Robins Egg Blue Caboose looked more like an easter basket than a train set. But because these trains were such a marketing failure to young girls, they are a popliar train set to collect today. It is actually common to find these sets in good condition as they were not played with much after Dad got the for his daughter. Normally only ran around the christmas tree for a season or two and put back in the box.

The X738 Designation rather than the more common 1587S was used for A department store designation rather thna a hobby shop.

Lionel Train Set 1587S O27 Gauge Contents
1 - 2037-500LT 2-6-4 Pink Locomotive and Tender in Pink Frosting 1 - 1130T-500 Matching Tender
1 - 6462-500 Gondola in Pink Frosting 1 - 6464-515 Box Car in Buttercup Yellow
1 - 6436-500 Hopper in Lilac 1 - 6464-510 Box Car in Robin's Egg Blue
1 - 6427-500 Illuminated Caboose in Sky Blue 8 - 1013 Curved Track
5 - 1018 Straight Track 1 - 6029 Uncoupling Track Set
1 - 1043-500 60-watt Transformer

















This is a Listing of Lionel Train Sets Gathered from the Original Consumer Catalogs with some updates from information gathered from public sites likes eBay.  

 

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