The Lionel Catalog 2016 Tinplate Electric Model Railroad Accessories is a presentation of all the O gauge and Standard gauge tinplate products offered by Lionel Corporation LLC for 2016. The Lionel Catalog 2016 Tinplate catalog starts with an article called “Step into Our Time Machine”, which explains the history of electric trains in the 1920s and 1930s. The Lionel Catalog 2016 Tinplate Electric Model Railroad Accessories offers Lionel’s 1920s electric train renditions of the newest electric power on the American rails during this period. Included are traditional steamers and standard gauge electrics from Lionel and American Flyer that were produced during Lionel’s first decade of production. Unlike the original engines produced by Lionel these engines are equipped with 3.0 sound Lionel’s Digital Control System. The O Gauge passenger and freight sets include steamers and standard gauge engines which have Class 1 railroads logos of the New Haven, the Milwaukee Road, Pennsylvania Railroad, Union Pacific, Lehigh Valley and Norfolk & Western. The O Gauge freight cars include box cars, tank cars, cabooses, gondolas, derrick car & hopper cars. The Lionel Lines Steamers and Standard Gauge Electrics engines come in different colors. The accessories include stations, signals, people, bridges, rails and switches, smoke and transformers. The Lionel Catalog 2016 Tinplate has an explanation of the DCS (Digital Control System) and illustrates the equipment available to run the tinplate trains on the DCS system. There is even an app that allows you to run your trains from your smartphone. The catalog is full of pictures of equipment and accessories of the 1930s electric trains and accessories that are now available for sale from Lionel Corporation. All the electronics in the equipment and accessories are updated to today’s standards. You will love leafing through the catalog looking at the color pictures and imagining what your model railroad will look like.