Lionel 22420



When launched in 1912 the Broadway Limited name associated the train with the glamour of Manhattan's theater district, just a block from Penn Station. Soon, wanting to soften the New York i mage, the Pennsy began advertising the train in other cities as the "Broad Way Limited" claiming the name derived from the railroad's broad four-track right of way. That bit of marketing spin has stuck. Either way, Broadway Limited became synonymous with speed, luxury and style, never more so than the decade from 1938 to 1948 when Raymond Loewy's streamlined tuscan and gold design decorated a new passenger fleet. Loewy's complementary K-4 locomotive debuted in bronze for the 1936 World's Fair, then was painted Brunswick Green for the Broadway Limited. Includes: Imperial View Pullman #6529 Baggage Mail Features: Interior StreamLightingr Detailed Interiors with Passengers Vestibules w/Opening Doors Extruded Aluminum Car Body Metal Chassis w/Underside Details Metal Grab Rails 4-Wheel Die Cast Trucks w/Separate Springs Operating Die Cast Couplers Diaphragms Included 18" Cars - Swing Skirts for O-31 Operation Gauge: Standard O Minimum Curve: O-31
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