Lionel pw-45n

AUTOMATIC GATEMAN (ALL METAL)

 

AUTOMATIC GATEMAN. The door opens and the gateman rushes out of house waving his lantern to warn approaching cars that a train is coming. Built 1934 - 42 and 1945-49 with all metal house. (After 1949 were produced with plastic house). Painted metal construction. Early production had chimney - lattice work sign post - diamond sign and decal on tool box. Later produced with out chimney or decal and diamond sign changed to die cast cross buck. Later versions stamped 45N indicates a change by Lionel from insulated track to 41 contactor operation. Door color frequently matches white house but some have a red door matching the roof.

To Research Other Postwar Items in Our Research Library,
Click Your Browser's Back Button

Visit our Shopping Cart

Return to the Train-Station.com Home Page