Valuable Lionel Diesel Locomotives

Lionel as a company took their time when it came to making diesel locomotives. Some of the first diesels produced by the company before WW II were the M10000 and Zephyr models.

1948 marked the beginning of the Golden Post War era for Lionel and some big changes were in store. Lionel introduced it’s F3 diesel model locomotive, made in a joint arrangement with the makers of the actual real life locomotive, General Motors EMD, and also the Santa Fe and New York Central railroads. This diesel was a huge hit and launched Lionel model trains to iconic status as one of the most popular and coveted hobby items or toys.

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Lionel 2363 Illinois Central F3 Diesel AB Units Unused Employee Collection

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Lionel 6 28316 Pennsylvania Heritage SD 70ACE Diesel Locomotive O Scale Trains

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Lionel Trains Southern Pacific TMCC F3 A B A Diesel Set Power Dummy A 6 38197

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Lionel 6 52533 Alco Add On Set Diesel Locomotive Baggage Diner Reefer O Gauge

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Lionel Trains 6 11903 Atlantic Coast Line F3 A B A Diesel Locomotive Set O Scale

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1977 Lionel 6 8773 Walt Disneys Mickey Mouse Express U36B Diesel Engine L0933

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Lionel O Gauge Layout Diesel Locomotive Cars Switches Tunnel Extra Track +MORE

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Lionel 6 31714 6 15584 Amtrak Acela Diesel PassSet 3 Car Add On 2004 06 C10

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JM Lionel 28262 Union Pacific Heritage Western Pacific SD 70ACe Diesel

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LIONEL 31752 BO DIESEL FREIGHT CELE SERIES TMMC NIOB SEALED 2006 07 VERY SHARP

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Lionel TWO Original POSTWAR 2379 RIO GRANDE DIESEL F 3 A B ENGINES + MORE

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Lionel 6 38310 Conv Classics 2185W NYC Twin Diesel Freight Set NIB + Shipper

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Lionel 38414 CSX Heritage Legacy AC6000 Diesel + 27650 CSX Bay Window Caboose

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Lionel 38411 CSX Heritage Legacy AC6000 Diesel + 27653 CSX Smoking Caboose NIB

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Lionel 38405 CSX Chessie AC6000 Diesel Engine + 27652 CSX I 12 CABOOSE NIB

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Lionel 38470 New Haven RS 11 Legacy Diesel Loco 34731 NH RS 11 Non Power NIB

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Lionel 38430 Polar Railroad GP 7 Diesel Locomotive 27656 PR I 12 Caboose LNIB

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Lionel 6 38416 Pennsylvania U28C 6534 Legacy Diesel Locomotive NIB + Shipper

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Lionel Alaska Diesel Locomotive GP 30 6 28839 Factory Sealed

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LIONEL 6 34645 CANADIAN NATIONAL LEGACY F3 A B A DIESEL

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LIONEL 11724 GREAT NORTHERN F 3 ABBA DIESEL LOCO 7 PASSENGER CARS IN OB LN+

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LIONEL 34624 TEXAS SPECIAL Scale SD70ACe Legacy Diesel 6344 MINT NR

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Lionel O 6 82277 BTO BN SD40 Scale Diesel Cab 6320

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Lionel O 6 81141 Conrail SD70MAC Scale Diesel Cab 4138

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Lionel O 6 82210 BTO Norfolk Southern ES44AC Scale Diesel Cab 8065

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LIONEL BO Legacy Scale RF 16 SHARKNOSE A A Diesel 6 38563

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Lionel 82142 Union Pacific LEGACY GP30 Diesel Locomotive 803 NIB

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In this current time, many post war Lionel diesel locomotives are valuable items on the serious collector’s market. Many of the uncommon variants of various diesel trains from actual American railroads can be quite valuable fetching prices into the thousands.

Be it the EMD F3, the ALCO FA or the Fairbanks-Morse, Lionel made a model of it and you can find many of them here on ModelTrainsYard.com. The current state of the financial world has caused many to sell their valuable trains, creating a great opportunity for those looking to expand their collections or perhaps even start one for less than it would cost just a year ago.

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