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The toy and model train hobby is a good family activity for children and teens
The most important thing before starting in model and toy trains is research. Learn all you can about model railroads. Read all you can. A good place to start is your local library. They generally have books and magazines on the topic.
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 ...
Model Railroads Not Child`s Play
Though more women have taken up the hobby in recent years ... Hobbyists distinguish between toy trains and model railroads. Toy trains, such as Lionel`s, are generally not made to scale. They`re shaped so they can handle sharp curves, Larson said.
Iconic Toy Train Maker Lionel Goes High Tech with their First iPad Game
I spent an hour picking up my sister at the airport yesterday for an afternoon layover in Denver and then suffered through most of it when my car battery died and had to be replaced. On the way to drop her off last night, huge piles of railroad ...
Recession, new generation can't derail toy train 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 ...
Toy train open house scheduled just in time for Father's Day
The Central Arkansas Model Railroad Club (CAMRC ... who grew up during the 1940s and ‘50s with American Flyer toy trains. “We’ll show visitors how to operate vintage Lionel trains the “old fashioned” way with a conventional transformer and ...