2056
New York Central-Style Hudson
Steam Engine
1952


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History
The 2056 steamer was classified by Lionel as a Santa Fe-style Hudson. It's a mid-size steam engine and sold as an 027 gauge item. The 2056 remains a dependable and quality locomotive and is identical to the 646 and 2046 steamer, except for the number and its lack of Magnetraction. This locomotives is actually a combination of other Lionel steamers: the boilers is from a 736 Berkshire steam engine, but is equipped with the Santa Fe Hudson 4-6-4 wheel arrangement.

The 2056 steam engine was available in boxed sets or as a separate sale item for only a single year, 1952. It is a somewhat hard engine to locate.

Features
Standard features on the 2056 include; 4-6-4 wheel arrangement with detailed driving wheel hardware, black painted die-cast boiler, three-position E-unit, headlight, smoke, wire handrails, die-cast trailing truck plus an ornamental bell and whistle.

The 2056 was always sold with the 2046W streamlined tender.

Additional Detail, Photos & Box Information
The length of the 2056 is approximately 11 1/4" long (front to back).

Three Window Cab - Shown in the photo above. - Slightly harder to locate than the four-window cab.
Four Window Cab - This is the common version.

2056 Steam Locomotive & Tender
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Locomotive Variation Years .Box TypeYears
Three-Window Cab1952:~ ~ ~ ~~
Four-Window Cab1952:~ ~ ~ ~~
Tender Variation Years .Box TypeYears
2046W Whistling Tender 1952:~ ~ ~ ~~

Inventory For Sale
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2056 Steam Locomotive
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Historical Sales
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Sales History
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