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THE OLIVE DRAB GARDEN - Part 2

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By Bob Mintz and the assistance of John W. Schmid from Project Roar Publishing

From Set # 19326


# 6401-25 Flatcar/ #958-150 Jeep Assembled/ # 958-175 Cannon Assembled

From Set # 19331, 19397, 19405 and 19428


#958-50 Payton Truck

(Editor's Note: images of 6401-25, 958-50,  958-150, & 958-175 courtesy John W. Schmid from Project Roar Publishing)

Other Postwar examples:


# 42 Picatinny Arsenal Switcher

# 6462-25 NYC Gondola

Modern Era Sets:


Set # 1355


# 8377 U.S. Marines Gas Turbine Switcher

# 6562 U.S. Marines Flatcar with fences/crates

# 6561 U.S. Marines Flatcar with Cruise Missile

# 6564 U.S. Marines Flatcar with two tanks

# 6435 U.S. Marines Transfer Caboose

# 48045 Operating Supply Depot Kit

Set # 21951:


# 28061 4-6-4 U.S. Army Engine

# 28061 U.S. Army Tender

# 26113 U.S. Army Tank Car

# 36078 U.S. Army Flat Car with Jeeps

# 15142 U.S. Army Passenger Coach "Utah Beach"

# 15143 U.S. Army Passenger Coach "Omaha Beach"

Set # 31708_#1805 U.S. Marines Land-Sea and Air Missile Launch Set:


# 18479 U.S. Marines Mobile Launcher

# 29444 U.S.M.C. Operating Submarine Car


# 19892 U.S.M.C. Helicopter Car


# 19893 U.S.M.C. Missile Launching Car

# 19798 U.S.M.C. Work Caboose
 

# 30144 Operation Eagle Justice Set:


# 38502 Operation Eagle Justice GP-7 diesel #8502

# 37026 Operation Eagle Justice Radioactive Waste Flatcar

# 37027 Operation Eagle Justice Radar Car

#37028 Operation Eagle Justice Missile Firing Car

# 37029 Operation Eagle Justice Security Caboose

# 26431 Minuteman Car from # 11175 Operation Eagle Justice Set Add-on 2-Pack

# 26635 Flatcar with helicopter from # 11175 Operation Eagle Justice Set Add-on 2-Pack

# 82689 Operation Eagle Missile Flatcar

# 81546 Operation Eagle Sound Car
NOT MANUFACTURED
 
   
Other Modern examples:  

#5727 U.S.M.C. Bunk Car

# 6526 U.S.M.C Searchlight Car

# 8485 U.S.M.C. NW2 Switcher

# 16718 U.S.M.C. Missile Launching Flatcar

# 16726 U.S. Army Fire Ladder Car

# 16952 U.S. Navy Flatcar with Ertl Helicopter

# 19678 U.S. Army Bunk Car

# 19896 U.S.M.C. Missile Launch Sound Car "45"

# 26027 Flatcar with U.S. Army Boat

# 26775 U.S. ARMY Searchlight Car

# 26776 U.S. Army Operating Boxcar

# 26872 U.S. Army Security Car

# 26877 U.S. Army Missile Launch Sound Car

# 28405 Postwar # 42 Picatinny Arsenal Switcher

# 28411 U.S. Army Missile Launcher Locomotive

# 29464 U.S. Army Vat Car

# 29828 Postwar "3666" Minuteman Car with Cannon

# 29853 Postwar "6651" Big John Cannon Car

# 36562 U.S. Army Transportation Work Caboose

# 52336 St. Louis LRRC U.S. Army TOFC w/Tractor

# 14244 Ammo Loader

# 37039 Minuteman Searchlight Car

# 36853 U.S. Army Exploding Boxcar
 


# 58509 LCCA NORFOLK 2012 CONVENTION CAR

2012 Convention Car - Lights and Action In celebration of the Norfolk convention, the LCCA has commissioned this unique car made by Lionel LLC.  The 2012 Convention Car will be a Norfolk Southern boxcar with a patriotic theme and spectacular lighting effects.

The car is a PS-1 O-scale boxcar (11-1/4 inches long) that celebrates the military presence in that area.

It includes these important features: LEDs placed in stars of the US flag and eye of eagle; Cameo decor with military-style insignia; EOT device; interior box load images & opening doors; die-cast metal sprung trucks; metal operating couplers; hand applied details; and detailed metal underframe.

This car is made exclusively by Lionel LLC for the LCCA.  Expected delivery is December 2012.

http://www.lionelcollectors.org/annual-conventions/car.aspx


# 37073 U.S.M.C. Cannon Car

# 38357 #221P U.S. Marine Corp Alco Powered A-Unit

# 38374 #221P U.S. Marine Corp Alco Non-Powered B-Unit
 

# 14243 U.S. Army Water Tower w/Bubble Tube

# 24108 World War II Airplane Pylon

# 29994 U.S. Army Made in USA Boxcar

# 29996 U. S. Marines Made in USA Boxcar

# 39386 U.S. Marines Made in USA Tank Car

# 39391 U.S. Army Made in USA Flatcar

# 39393 U.S. Marines Made in USA Flatcar

# 39399 U.S. Army Made in USA Tank Car

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Hopefully, "OLIVE" to see the day when my collection is either all displayed or running; or both!

Thanks to John W. Schmid from Project Roar Publishing http://www.projectroar.com/ who assisted with research and photos used in this article. His Authoritative Guide to Lionel's Promotional Outfits 1960 – 1969 documents more than 700 never before seen promotional outfits and solves many mysteries of Lionel's Postwar era—including the history of many Olive Drab items .

Also, Project Roar Publishing just released the 2nd printing of its award winning book, Inside the Lionel Trains Fun Factory by TCA member Robert Osterhoff. http://www.projectroar.com/store/index.asp?DEPARTMENT_ID=34

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