Choo Choo. The familiar sound of a Lionel engine is one every child loves to hear as they pretend to haul goods to different places and ferry people from one state to another. These versatile toys come in all colors and engine types so they can make a perfect item for even the most discerning collector. If you are choosing a train set for a friend, choose a Lionel steam engine for a nostalgic feel. In addition, for a child, a modern and quick Lionel diesel engine would be a good fit. As a holiday decoration, you could choose a Lionel engine to chug past model villages as it makes its way around the Christmas tree. Luckily, you can find just the right one on eBay from many reliable sellers that offer convenient shipping options. That way you can find something unique while avoiding the shops and many aisles at the toy store.