LionChief Plus, an exciting and innovative twist in classic Lionel locomotives
Use the LionChief Remote, for long distance control, great sounds, and operating multiple locomotives at the same time. Or flip switch and operate LionChief Plus locomotive from your current conventional transformer.
2-8-2 Mikado Steam Locomotives
First used on the Nippon Railway in Japan in 1897, the 2-8-2 steam locomotive was nicknamed Mikado, meaning emperor in Japanese. Gaining popularity in the United States before WWI, numerous 2-8-2 locos thundered across American high iron.