|1956 was a vintage year for the postwar train collector. Lionel produced some the scarcest and most coveted of the postwar diesels, along with some striking motive power innovations and an impressive array of new operating cars and rolling stock. Such as the classic Jersey Central FM, Milwaukee AB F-3, 2240 Wasbash AB F-3, 2360 tuscan and green five-stripe GG-1(all were 1956 only). Also new for 56, were the 44-ton center cab diesel(L.V.,N.P.,Burl.), N.H. EP-5 electric, 400 B&O Budd RDC, 3360 Burro Crane, 3927 Track Cleaner, 3530 Generator car, six new 6464 series boxcars(-325, -350, -375, -400, -425, -450), 3356 Horse car, 3494 series operating cars(-150, -275), 3424 Wasbash Brakeman car. The 2360 Congressional passenger set and lot more. 1956 is one of those catalogs you have to own. Paper pulp and 39 pages.