TAG ALONG FOR A TRIP BACK TO LIONELVILLE
Citizens of Lionelville go about their daily activities as morning appoaches, while the main line MTH "Empire State Express" is highballing its passenger consist toward New York City from Albany, Buffalo, and points west. This bullet nose 2-6-4 Hudson steam engine and passenger cars are from MTH's Premier line and is equipped with Proto-Sound 2.0 sound effects. The figures in the cars were added by JSM.
On the branch line is Lionel's post war 726 Berkshire with 2426W semi-scale tender from 1947. The freight cars are all from Lionel's early golden period of 1947 - 1952.
Seen running are black and maroon versions of the 6456 Lehigh Valley hopper, a 2460 Bucyrus Erie operating crane car, 6462 gondola, 6520 operating searchlight car, 3469 operating dump car, 6411 flatcar, 6555 Sunoco single dome tank car, 3472 operating refrigerated milk car with aluminum doors, 3656 operating cattle car and a 6420 D.L.&W. work caboose with operating spotlight.
L-shaped layout construction started in 1973 and is 5' x 10' x 12' x 4'. It has been modified many times over the years. Accessories shown are mostly Lionel post war, with a few MTH additions. Layout is in S.E. Texas and was built by video producer, JSM, and has been set up to run conventional post war Lionel and the DCS digital system by MTH.