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Art of the railroad & large scale model trains
Model railroad trains first became popular when department store owners incorporated them into their Christmas window displays in the 1920’s, and they've been a fixture of childhood and beyond ever since. Today model railroading is an extremely popular ...
Model Railroads Not Child`s Play
Boys get trains for Christmas. It`s a constant. Russ Larson, editor of Model Railroader magazine, said sales of toy trains and ... get interested in the hobby himself. Stew Marshall, whose cockatiel sings I`ve Been Working on the Railroad, said it`s ...
Toy trains continue to be popular hobby
As the interest in railroads continues, the interest in toy trains continues. Lionel and HO-scale model trains remain the most popular sellers at the Scranton Hobby Center, said Jack Sweeney, who owns the shop with his brother, Tim. The shop, a few blocks ...
Local model railroad to be featured in Classic Toy Train Magazine
The 17th annual Model Train ... towns in his railroad are “sort of modeled after the towns of Snoqualmie and Skykomish,” Suess said. The whole set-up is so unique that it will be featured in an upcoming edition of “Classic Toy Trains” magazine.
An Introduction to O Scale Model Railroads
Similarly, HO was initially meant to describe a scale and ... replicating the detail of the full-scale get trained in a similarly detailed layout may be the only goal. An O scale model train’s tracks, because it works out, really are a major factor ...
Attention Toy Train & Scale Model Railroad Enthusiasts!
To the delight of rail enthusiasts of all ages, the California State Railroad Museum will debut a new exhibit titled “Common Diversions: Toy Trains and Scale Model Railroads” on ... Today, many participants in this hobby are interested in building ...