Lionel, a leading manufacturer of electronic model train sets and accessories, is set to introduce an 0-8-0 Steam Freight Collectors Set commemorating the Boy Scouts of America 100th Anniversary. This first time offering incorporates the Boy Scouts’ ethos into the Lionel tradition, giving collectors a chance to play and learn with the classic work train set. This set is due to ship in early 2010.
The set will include:
0-8-0 steam locomotive and tender, boxcar, bulkhead flatcar with box and wheel load, work caboose, a powerful CW-80 Transformer, FastTrack track sections to create a 40″ x 60″ track layout oval. The collector’s Boy Scouts of America® 100th Anniversary boxcar in this set features Boy Scouts of America® illustrations by Norman Rockwell. Additionally, a special commemorative Lionel patch will be included with each set.
The set is expected to retail for $299.99.
Additionally, a BSA® Boxcar featuring the Scout Law will also be available. The decoration on this special boxcar includes the 12 points of Scout Law, the Universal Emblem, and authentic railroad markings. Expected Retail: $59.99
To purchase this set or add-on boxcar, locate a dealer near you by visiting the Lionel website.
Source: BSA Licensing Insider, Vol. 2, No. 9