Lionel 225 2-6-2 Question

Discussion in 'G / O / S Scale Model Trains' started by granpa, Jan 22, 2007.

  1. granpa

    granpa Member

    Out of the box after 35+ years,...

    My last steamer in my collection is a [post war?] Lionel Cab #225. 2-6-2 I assume. It seems to be the most used, and I have a can of parts for it. I can locate a #224 but cannot find information on the #225. I placed it on the track, got a grawl out it and shut it down.

    Any info of it's history and the appropiate tender would be appreciated.

    From here,.. its cleaning, testing, cleaning and more parts. I am setting up a shop/work table in my garage now. And, yes I am searching for old parts, manuals and wiring diagrams.

    As I progress I will post before and after restoration photos.

    Again, Thank you for your comments, I intend to do my best in the retorations.

  2. spankybird

    spankybird OTTS Founder

  3. granpa

    granpa Member

    Siderods are loose and laying in a parts can. Needs a little work, but I have high hopes. Today is the first day this steamer has seen sunshine for many decades. Thank you. Granpa
  4. CNWman

    CNWman CNW Fan

    maybe it's a 224 under a diferent #?
  5. Renovo PPR

    Renovo PPR Just a Farmer

    Baldwin disk drivers w/ chrome rims 2-6-2

    Issued 1939 length should be around 10 1/2 inches.
  6. granpa

    granpa Member

    Renova PPR,

    Thanks again for pointing me in the correct direction.
    Looks like the appropiate tender for this unit is a 2224W diecast.


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