Archive for the ‘NYC 4-6-4 Hudson Locomotives’ Category

by Emmett R Smith

These NYC Hudson (4-6-4) locomotives are close to  my heart. 


My boyhood Lionel model train set was pulled by Lionel Hudson 2055, and a remarkably lifelike engine it was.  There were white tablets to be dropped down the smokestack onto an electrical element, that yielded a fine cloud of smoke puffs as the train ran round the tracks.  Also, in the bottom of the tender, an electrically operated whistle duplicated (more…)

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