SUNDAY PUZZLE FUN 6-7-20 THE RED, WHITE & BLUE

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SUNDAY PUZZLE FUN 6-7-20 THE RED, WHITE & BLUE
Posted by Penny Trains on Saturday, June 6, 2020 6:49 PM

THE RED, WHITE & BLUE
51 WORDS

  1. Lionel introduced the 14 ¼ inch tall square-based No. 89 Flag (_ _ _ _ _) and Flag in 1923.  The 14 ¾ inch tall No. 90 of 1927 flew the identical (_ _ _ _ _ - _ _ _ _ _) star flag, but had a round landscaped (_ _ _ _) at it’s base.
  2. Of the two, only the No. 89, code named “(_ _ _ _ _ _)”, let you raise and lower the (_ _ _ _) flag.
  3. Using the same (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _) pole as the No. 90, the No. 927 (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _) Flag Plot came with a 16 by 8 ½ inch base painted (_ _ _ _ _) with (_ _ _ _ _ _ _) grass, sponge flowers and twine bushes.
  4. Lionel also flew the (_ _ _ _ _ - _ _ _ - _ _ _ _ _ _ _) on it’s 31 ½ by 18 inch No. 129 (_ _ _ _ _ _ _) which came with a No. 124, 113 or 115 (_ _ _ _ _ _ _) when purchased as the No. 128 between 1928 and 1942.
  5. Not to be outdone, (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _) Flyer introduced it’s 23 ½ inch tall (_ _ _ - _ _ _ _ _) Flag Pole in 1928.  Topped by a golden (_ _ _ _ _), the 1932 catalog suggested the No. 2050 “not only belongs with every (_ _ _ _ _ - _ _ _) but in every American (_ _ _ _)” as well, as it is an “ideal display piece for table centers on (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _) holidays.”
  6. From 1933 through 1936 the No. 43 (_ _ _ _ _ _ - _ _ _ _ _) Pleasure (_ _ _ _) flew a flag with an (_ _ _ _ _ _)    inside a circle of (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _) stars.
  7. Besides promoting the No. 700EW scale (_ _ _ _ _ _), Lionel’s catalog and price list covers were either (_ _ _ _ - _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _) or (_ _ _ - _ _ _ _ _ - _ _ _ - _ _ _ _) between 1938 and 1942.
  8. Train sets can invoke the (_ _ _ _ _ _ - _ _ - _ _ _ _ _ _ _ - _ _ _) as well.  In the prewar era, shades of (_ _ _ _) decorated Flyer’s No. 1493 New (_ _ _ _ _ _) Man and No. 1489 (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ‘ _) Special sets while Lionel promoted the No. 396W Blue (_ _ _ _ _), a train (_ _ _ _ _) frequented.
  9. It’s a shame that A.F. promoted but (_ _ _ _ _) produced the (_ _ _) version  of the No. 4689 (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _) T-Motor and cars shown on the (_ _ _ _ _) of the 1928 catalog.
  10. In O Gauge, (_ _ _ _ _ _) produced the No. 263E “(_ _ _ _)” Blue Comet and the Nos. 265E Blue (_ _ _ _ _ _) and the red 264E (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _) Vanderbilt locomotives.  All three pulled Nos. 600 or 2600 series Pullmans or the (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _) cars borrowed from the Flying (_ _ _ _ _ _) painted (_ _ _ _ _ _) blue and white.
  11. Of course, both Lionel’s and American Flyer’s logos could invoke feelings of (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _), being red, (_ _ _ _ _) and blue when the (_ _ _ _ _ _ - _) and (_ _ _ _ _ _) represented the respective corporations.
  12. There are many more examples of (_ _ _ _ -_ _ _ _ _ _) to be found in the postwar and MPC eras.  But we’ll save those for later.

Trains, trains, wonderful trains.  The more you get, the more you toot!  Big Smile

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Posted by Penny Trains on Saturday, June 13, 2020 6:19 PM

THE RED, WHITE & BLUE
51 WORDS

  1. Lionel introduced the 14 ¼ inch tall square-based No. 89 Flag (STAFF) and Flag in 1923.  The 14 ¾ inch tall No. 90 of 1927 flew the identical (FORTY-EIGHT) star flag, but had a round landscaped (PLOT) at it’s base.
  2. Of the two, only the No. 89, code named “(ARTHUR)”, let you raise and lower the (SILK) flag.
  3. Using the same (REMOVABLE) pole as the No. 90, the No. 927 (ORNAMENTAL) Flag Plot came with a 16 by 8 ½ inch base painted (CREAM) with (SAWDUST) grass, sponge flowers and twine bushes.
  4. Lionel also flew the (STARS-AND-STRIPES) on it’s 31 ½ by 18 inch No. 129 (TERRACE) which came with a No. 124, 113 or 115 (STATION) when purchased as the No. 128 between 1928 and 1942.
  5. Not to be outdone, (AMERICAN) Flyer introduced it’s 23 ½ inch tall (OLD-GLORY) Flag Pole in 1928.  Topped by a golden (EAGLE), the 1932 catalog suggested the No. 2050 “not only belongs with every (TRAIN-SET) but in every American (HOME)” as well, as it is an “ideal display piece for table centers on (PATRIOTIC) holidays.”
  6. From 1933 through 1936 the No. 43 (LIONEL-CRAFT) Pleasure (BOAT) flew a flag with an (ANCHOR)    inside a circle of (THIRTEEN) stars.
  7. Besides promoting the No. 700EW scale (HUDSON), Lionel’s catalog and price list covers were either (STAR-SPANGLED) or (RED-WHITE-AND-BLUE) between 1938 and 1942.
  8. Train sets can invoke the (SPIRIT-OF-SEVENTY-SIX) as well.  In the prewar era, shades of (BLUE) decorated Flyer’s No. 1493 New (MINUTE) Man and No. 1489 (PRESIDENT’S) Special sets while Lionel promoted the No. 396W Blue (COMET), a train (COWEN) frequented.
  9. It’s a shame that A.F. promoted but (NEVER) produced the (RED) version  of the No. 4689 (COMMANDER) T-Motor and cars shown on the (cover) of the 1928 catalog.
  10. In O Gauge, (LIONEL) produced the No. 263E “(BABY)” Blue Comet and the Nos. 265E Blue (STREAK) and the red 264E (COMMODORE) Vanderbilt locomotives.  All three pulled Nos. 600 or 2600 series Pullmans or the (ARTICULATED) cars borrowed from the Flying (YANKEE) painted (REXALL) blue and white.
  11. Of course, both Lionel’s and American Flyer’s logos could invoke feelings of (PATRIOTISM), being red, (WHITE) and blue when the (CIRCLE-L) and (SHIELD) represented the respective corporations.
  12. There are many more examples of (FLAG-WAVING) to be found in the postwar and MPC eras.  But we’ll save those for later.

Trains, trains, wonderful trains.  The more you get, the more you toot!  Big Smile

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