NBT-PVP Guinness World's Longest Model Electric Train Boxcars

On June 29, 1980, unsuccessful attempts were made in Columbus, Ohio to establish the Guinness World Record for operating the longest model train. This date is stamped on the boxcar sides below. It was not until July 26, 1980 that the record was set. This date is stamped on the bottom of the boxcar chassis (see last photo). Newbraugh Brothers Toys (NBT), in conjunction with Pleasant Valley Process (PVP), overstamped over 1,000 Lionel boxcars to commemorate the event. All cars were assigned NBT number 506-1139.

NBT Conrail Guiness record boxcar

Conrail 9400 boxcar. PVP added yellow impressions to 24 Lionel boxcars for NBT.


NBT Cotton Belt Guiness record boxcar

Cotton Belt 9414 boxcar. PVP added white impressions to 24 Lionel boxcars for NBT.


NBT Baltimore and Ohio Guiness record boxcar

Baltimore and Ohio Sentinel 9420 boxcar. PVP added red impressions to more than 100 Lionel boxcars for NBT. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


NBT Northern Pacific Guiness record boxcar

Northern Pacific 9770 boxcar. PVP added black impressions to 12 Lionel boxcars for NBT.


NBT Santa Fe Guiness record boxcar

Santa Fe 9784 boxcar. PVP added white impressions to 12 Lionel boxcars for NBT.


NBT Santa Fe Guiness record boxcar chassis underside

Santa Fe 9784 boxcar chassis underside stamped by PVP.

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