Help identify this frame and motor.


Got this as part of a large lot, thought there was a shell for it, I was wrong. Can anyone tell me what shell might fit this? Here are the markings.
On one side of the motor is says General Electric Made in USA. (Those were the days, huh)
The other side says 3 ADM and underneath 4F50A1 22 75
On the bottom Lionel Mt. Clemens Mich 48043 Molden in Canada.
The unit does run, so the motor and drive system are good, it just needs a shell.
Good luck guys.
Cheers for now,
Trucker-Mike
 

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I agree on the Lionel locomotives. Looking at the narrow weight makes me thing the gp9. It easily could have been used in the f unit too. Lionel is known for cutting costs by doing that.
 
That's the motor and frame for Lionel's U18B.
I believe you are correct sir!
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The following is from the website "Model Railroad News"
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Lionel promoted its General Electric motor and the pulling power of its 1974 locomotives. This U18B drive is Lionel-made with Mt. Clements, Michigan, origin markings on the bottom of the fuel tank.
 
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I agree on the Lionel locomotives. Looking at the narrow weight makes me thing the gp9. It easily could have been used in the f unit too. Lionel is known for cutting costs by doing that.
I have the Lionel GM50 GP9 from 1974 and the motor and frame in the original post look the same. I can't be sure becasue I going off my memory. Mine is packed away in a box, somewhere.

I would not be surprised if it was used in several Lionel locomotives.
 
This is brilliant, thanks guys!! I guess I will look through all my locos and see if this one will come in handy, if not, to the sales floor with her.
 



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