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OK guys; I bought this same tender and did not know that it would not run independant.
I followed Stan's board arrows and attached wheel brushes as suggested above.
Works like a charm, with bell and whistle sounds with track magnets for left and right.
Now the problem is the voltage variable for the chuff. It works fine BUT may not match the speed of the train.
It seems fine until the engine is placed on the track. The engine steals the current and slows the chuff which then does seem to match the speed.
In other words ... fast train with slow chuff.
This weekend I will try other locos.
 

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LGB sold 5 and 24 volt plug-in bulbs plus the 18 volt yellow bayonet base bulb.
These 5 and 24 volt bulbs were available in clear and red.
I obtained several packs of each last year for servicing my engines and the clubs engines. I am a spare parts nut and must have over 100 of these different bulbs.
Plus, I do convert to bright white leds and have used the Richmond controls golden leds.

A bright golden/yellow led would work well in this tender with a 1000 ohm resistor for track power operation.
 
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