2 Lionel Vision Challengers Oil And Coal 11210 + 11211

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  • Sold Date: Jun 11, 2011
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2 Lionel Vision Challengers Oil And Coal 11210 + 11211 Shipping Info Description 2 Lionel Vision Challengers (Oil And Coal) 6-11210 and 6-11211

Both engines are included in this listing, both UP coal and oil versions. They are both new in the box and include shipping container.

Also on our web site, individually. Lionel warrenty applies, just fill out the warrenty cards and send them to Lionel!

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FIX FOR BATTERY ISSUE JUST RELEASED BY LIONEL, ONCE YOU REGISTER YOUR VISION CHALLENGER A FREE UPDATE WILL BE PROVIDED BY LIONEL.

Still under 1 year Lionel Warrenty, new in the boxes.

During World War II, as the Pacific front intensified, rail traffic congestion threatened to cripple western railroads like the Union Pacific. Railroads placed urgent requests for more motive power to the War Production Board. The UP knew of no better candidate for a fast freight hauler than the 4-6-6-4 simple articulated Challenger-type that they had developed with the American Locomotive Company in the 1930s.

These earliest Challengers, some 60 in total, proved their worth on the steep grades of the Wasatch Mountains, showing clearly that the big brute 4-6-6-4 engines had more power and speed than their predecessors.

In 1943, twenty five additional ALCO Challengers arrived at the Union Pacific Railroad. These locomotives were in
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