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1974 Train Sets
Blue Streak Freight
No. 6-1385 -1973 Release
 
A blue Jersey Central Lines 2-4-2 Steam Engine with sound powered the Blue Streak Freight offering.  A CN Hopper, BN Gondola with Canisters, Erie Lackawanna double door Box Car, Republic Steel Gondola with Canisters, UP Flat Car with Stakes and Caboose were included traveling around a 27" x 54" track plan, powered by a 50-watt Transformer. 

1974 Train Sets
Broadway Limited
No. 6-1487 -1974 Release
 
Set included a Pennsylvania 4-4-2 Steam Engine with Tender featuring Mighty Sound of Steam pulling two Pullman Cars and an Observation.

1974 Train Sets
Cannonball
No. 6-1381 -1973 Release
 
Set included a Santa Fe 2-4-0 Steam Engine and Tender, Nickel Plate Gondola, C&O Flat Car with Stakes and Santa Fe Caboose.  Track plan as a 27" x 36" oval.  Transformer included.

1974 Train Sets
Golden State Arrow
No. 6-1388 -1973 Release
 
Set included a Santa Fe GP-20, Katy Cattle Car, Shell Tank Car, N&W Hopper, C&O Three-Tier Auto Rack Car, Post Office Box Car, Lighted Caboose.  Track plan was a 45" x 63" double oval.  Transformer included.

1974 Train Sets
Grand National
No. 6-1460 -1974 Release
 
Lionel's then new GE U36B in its first train set offering powered 1974's Grand National.  The Chessie U-boat pulled a Gold Medal Billboard Reefer, UP Operating Log Dump Car, L&N Flat Car with Road Grader, Morton Salt Billboard Hopper, C&O Auto Carrier, Chessie Box Car, and Illuminated Chessie Caboose.

1974 Train Sets
Rock Island Express
No. 6-1386 -1973 Release
 
A Rock Island 4-4-2 with Lionel's Mighty Sound of Steam pulled an N&W bi-level Auto Carrier, Rio Grande Gondola with Canisters, MKT Bulkhead Flat with Stakes, Reading Hopper and Rock Island Caboose.  The track plan was a 27" x 54" oval and a 50-watt Transformer was included.

1974 Train Sets
Santa Fe Double Diesel
No. 6-1489 -1974 Release
 
Revised for '74, this set featured Lionel's Alco A and B in Santa Fe paint pulling a CN Hopper, BN Gondola with Canisters, Ford Motorcraft Box Car, Republic Gondola, UP Flat Car with Stakes and Santa Fe Caboose.

1974 Train Sets
Santa Fe Freight
No. 6-1383 -1973 Release
 
Lionel's Alco A receives Santa Fe's Freight Warbonnet scheme pulling a CN Hopper, Republic Steel Gondola, Penn Central Log Dump Car and Santa Fe Work Caboose.  A large 36" x 45" squared oval track was provided with transformer.

Lionel O27 Train Set

1974 Train Sets
Southern Express
No. 6-1384 -1973 Release
 
One of five steam powered sets found in Lionel's 1973 catalog, the Southern Express had a green 2-4-0 Steam Engine with sound pulling a Republic Steel Gondola, CN Hopper, UP Flat Car with Stakes and Southern Caboose.  A figure 8 layout measuring 27" x 64" was provided with transformer.

Lionel Train Set

1974 Train Sets
U. S. Steel Industrial Switcher
No. 6-1380 -1973 Release
 
Basic starter set from Lionel with a U. S. Steel Industrial Switcher pulling a Nickel Plate Road Gondola, Union Pacific Flat Car with Stakes and a Reading Bobber Caboose.  A 27" x 27" circle was the track plan and the set included a power pack.

1974 Train Sets
Yardmaster
No. 6-1382 -1973 Release
 
A Detroit Toledo & Ironton Switcher was the power for the Yardmaster.  Lionel's Penn Central Log Dump Car was included with a Republic Steel Gondola with Canisters, CN Hopper and DT&I Work Caboose.  An Oval 27" x 48" track plan was provided with transformer.

Lionel 1974 catalog

Three new train sets were included in Lionel's 1974 catalog. The new release sets were the Broadway Limited (No. 6-1487), Grand National (No. 6-1460) and the revised Santa Fe Double Diesel (No. 6-1489).