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Streamlined steam locomotives are the focus this Group, slanted toward the toy train end. ALL manufacturers of streamlined steam locomotives, in windup/ electric/live-steam toy/model form, and "Prototype." Until 2008, Marx CVs were THE focus.

Louis Marx & Company made many styles of O Gauge Electric Trains. Their "Commodore Vanderbilt" (CV) is a classic "Art Deco" design. Made 1935-1950, a span of more years than the other Marx tin (steam) locomotives.

/s/ Mike Nickerson & James Pekarek, Group Co-owners
(Jack Priller co-owned until his death in May, 2015.)

Page photograph shows 13 of many variations, left to right.
(EDBC = Early Draw Bar Coupler)(TSC = Tab n'Slot )
(Plates = "COMMODORE VANDERBILT" on side & its background.)













Black Clockwork EDBCNo Plates  
Green Clockwork EDBCNo Plates   
Black Electric EDBCNo Plates Manual Rv'se 
Black Electric TSC Black PlatesReverse Unit 
Red Electric TSC Brass PlatesReverse Unit 
Black Electric TSC Brass PlatesReverse UnitChrome Front
Gray Electric TSCBrass PlatesReverse Unit 
Black Electric TSCBrass PlatesReverse Unit 
Red Clockwork TSCNo Plates  Whistling
Black Clockwork TSCNo Plates   
Gray Clockwork TSCNo Plates   
Black Clockwork TSC No Plates Reversing 
Red Clockwork TSCNo Plates  Whistling--Black Front

Photo Credit: Walt Hiteshew

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  • 169
  • O Scale
  • Mar 30, 2003
  • English

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