#48T Royal Blue Freight Train
The #48T Royal Blue Freight Train was my first train.  For years I have been saying that I got it for Christmas, 1949, when I was 6 years old, but I recently noticed that this set was sold only in 1948.  Maybe I got it when I was only five..

It was pulled by a #350 Royal Blue Pacific locomotive and had a consist of a #633 red B&O boxcar, #631 unpainted green T&P (Texas & Pacific) gondola , and #630 Reading caboose.  It included 12 #702 Curved Track, 2 #700 Straight Track, a #706 Remote Control Uncoupler, #690 Track Terminal, and #2 75-watt Transformer.
Here's the train on the lower loop of my layout.
And here's what it looked like when it was brand new!  Yep, that's me.
#350 Royal Blue locomotive made in 1948 and 1950.
#633 B&O Boxcar made from 1946 to 1952.
#631 T&P Gondola made made from 1946 to 1953.
Two variations of the #630 Caboose made from 1946 to 1952.
The one I got in my set is on the right.

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