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Locating Antique Toy Trains

Posted on April 7th, 2012 by admin

Locating Antique Toy Trains

Toy trains frequently become family heirlooms, past down from one generation to the next. This is an especially fine tradition because the nature of toy trains is such that each generation can add something to the toy train, whether it is something for the train, like a new car, or something for the layout like new landscaping and objects.

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Collectible Trains of all styles

Posted on April 1st, 2012 by admin

Collectible Trains of all styles

Children of every age seem to enjoy playing with trains, but many adults do as well. They may not be playing with the trains as much as they are collecting them. There are true train collectors and then there are those who want to merely make an enjoyable hobby out of it.

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Model Railroads

Posted on March 31st, 2012 by Perry

Marklin is a German company.It produced first model train. It had railroads. He was a dollhouse accessories expert. The starting model trains, before Marklin models, of the 1840’s ran on steam filling the model with water and showing it on a heating surface. Other company followed Marklin. Model train became famous. Other early model train […]

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Electric Toy Trains make a great Family Experience

Posted on March 28th, 2012 by admin

Electric Toy Trains make a great Family Experience

Your family has been straining their brains, trying to come up with a hobby that the entire family can enjoy. Something that will bring the family closer can be the hobby of electric toy trains.

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Collect Model Steam Trains As a Hobby

Posted on March 22nd, 2012 by Perry

It difficult to find the best hobby for you with so many options available. Collecting model trains is a very popular hobby that just about anone can do.Model trains is a wonderful hobby that anyone who loves trains and history will enjoy. What is a Model Train? Steam trains are powered by coal. Kinetic energy […]

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Train Deals – 8 Tips For Purchasing Model Trains On The Internet

Posted on March 19th, 2012 by Perry

Are you an enthusiastic model railroader?   Are you looking for the best train deals that your dollars can buy? If you answered yes to any of the previously mentioned questions, you have come to the right place! As you clearly know, the pastime referred to as model railroading can be much more accurately categorized […]

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The Amazing Popularity of HO Model Trains

Posted on March 16th, 2012 by Perry

I’m certain I do not have to inform you that the model railroading business in general, and the HO model trains sub-industry in particular, is wildly popular. The success of the various producers (such as Lionel, for example) testify to their capability to develop accurate railroad product innovations.  These innovations offer a more rewarding experience […]

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Why Collect Antique Model Trains

Posted on March 12th, 2012 by admin

Why Collect Antique Model Trains

Many train collectors give attention to antique model trains. These are the trains that model the locomotives of long ago, showcasing the fashions used during the 1800s to the 1960s. And since these styles are not used today, antique model trains breathe existence into locomotives that most train collectors will not see on the rails.

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How to grade your model trains

Posted on March 11th, 2012 by admin

How to grade your model trains

Why some people don’t run their toy trains, but just put them on display. A collector is usually more fascinated in the rarity of an item and may simply want to display it rather than actually operate a model railroad themselves.

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History of Model Railroads

Posted on January 19th, 2012 by Perry

The second half of the nineteenth century saw the origin of model trains. These trains were produced in tin plates and the rails were made of cast iron. Train models slowly developed they moved with live steam. It was then run on the ground with the know-how of steam and clockwork engines. European countries manufactured good […]

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