Categories

Site Information

 Loading... Please wait...

6220 A.T. & S.F.

6220a.jpg

Production: 1949 & 1950

History
The 6220 A.T. & S.F. NW2 diesel switcher was one of the first switchers produced by Lionel. It is a reliable diesel with excellent quality and attention to detail. Even in today's marketplace, it's a desirable diesel.

The 6220 is one of two bell ringing switchers produced by Lionel -- the other being the 622, an O gauge equivalent to the 6220. Lionel had installed a small bell inside the diesel. As the train travelled along the track, the bell produced a continious and frequent 'ding'. Although this was a novel concept, many owner elected to disconnect the bell as it became a nuance after a few minutes of use. Many units found today have some or all of the bell missing or disconnected.

Features
Standard features of the 6220 includes: two axle Magnetraction, three-position E-unit, headlight at each end, dual operating coil type couplers, front marker lights, wire handrail plus GM & Santa Fe decals, black ornamental bell, silver ornamental horn and a radio wheel.

Additional Detail, Photos & Box Information

Small 'GM' decal - Shown in the photo above - Located on the side of the long hood near the front.

Large 'GM' decal - Located below the cab number.

'GM' decal on cab - The earliest production 6220 from 1949 has the GM decal on the cab. This is the hardest 6220 variation to find and is fairly difficult to locate.

6220b.jpg

This site brought to you by:

aats.gif

Click on their logo to view high quality postwar Lionel trains for sale
    There are no products in this category.