6-83992 Chicago and North Western LioneChief Ready-to Run O Gauge Train Set. Menard Exclusive: Chicago and North Western Ready-to-Run Electric O-Gauge Train Set by Lionel. One of the most fondly remembered railroads was the Chicago & North Western which maintained a sprawling network of more than 11,000 route miles across Wisconsin, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, and even reached North Dakota and Wyoming.
While a joy to see these branches it was draining on the railroad. The C&NW struggled during the 1960's and 1970's but regained its footing in the 1980's with the rise in Powder River Basin coal. Set Includes: 2-4-2 Chicago & North Western Locomotive and tender, CNW Boxcar, CNW Hopper, CNW caboose, Eight curved O36 FasTrack® track sections, one 10" straight FasTrack® Plug-Expand-Play power lock-on section, one FasTrack® terminal section, and two 10" straight FasTrack® sections. 1 Wall pack power supply and a LionChief® remote control. Locomotive Features: Electric locomotive controlled by LionChief® remote, On/Off switch for sound, RailSounds RC sound system with steam chuffing and background sounds, horn, bell, and user- activated announcements, Operating headlight, Powerful maintenance-free motor, Operating couplers.
LionChief® Remote Features: Forward and reverse speed control knob, Three buttons to activate horn, bell, and special announcements, Requires three AAA alkaline batteries (not included). Set Features: Set Length: 45, Layout Dimensions: 40 x 60, Minimum Curve: O27.Bonus Item: 1 FasTrack Power Lock-on piece of track.