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What's the Deal With Model Trains

WHAT'S THE DEAL WITH MODELATRAINS?= A brief history E some fun facts 1835 FIRST MODEL TRAIN CREATED TO PROMOTE PASSENGER TRAIN TRAVEL 1856 FIRST TINPLATE CLOCKWORK TRAIN IN THE US MADE BY GEORGE W BROWN CO. MODEL TRAINS BEGAN AS AN EXCLUSIVE HOBBY FOR THE WEALTHY IN EUROPE 1884 FIRST ELECTRONIC TOY TRAIN AMERICA BEGAN PRODUCTION MODEL TRAINS O- PATENTED BY MURRAY BACON SPREAD TO AMERICA HOBBY EXPANDED TO ALL WALKS OF LIFE 1950's FROM CHILD TOY TO ADULT HOBBY =FAMOUS ENTHUSIASTS= Winston Walt Disney Frank Sinatra Sir Elton Tom Hanks Churchill John =FAMOUS +TRAINS= In the books HARRY POTTER THE SOPRANOS ADDAMS FAMILY ALF DUKES OF HAZZARD THAT 70'S SHOW RAILS & TIES CAPTAIN KANGAROO MISTER ROGERS' NEIGHBORHOOD A On the screen =MODEL RECORDS= The Largest MODEL Train EVER Buit Jncluded: 100 Trains 80 Enough wood to build 42 houses 300 Bridges 4,000 Buildings miles OF TRACK =ON THE MAP= Museums Throughout the United States Bellingham Railway Museum Bay State Model Railroad Museum Jwin Cities Model Railroad Museum Great Train Story San Diego Model Railway Museum Croo Choo Model Railroad Museum *not exact road map OTHER COUNTRIES WITH ENTHUSIASTS England Germany CAustralia Canada Japan FIND A FELLOW FAN= National Model Railroad Association 150 DIVISIONS 500 CLUBS RANGING FROM WASILLA, ALASKA TO PALM BEACH, FLORIDA With 1/2 MILLION ENTHUSIASTS SPENDING $424,000,000 ANNUALLY Start your collection today! EXACTRAIL The Next Generation of Model Railroading The Hunger Games

What's the Deal With Model Trains

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Trains are the oldest form of mechanical transport and often carry a sense of nostalgia for those riding in them or watching them. First created as a way to promote locomotive transportation to those ...




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