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Chugging Along Online – Tips for Buying Model Trains on the Internet

One of the best things about modern times is the ready availability of materials and supplies. Since the advent of the internet you don’t even have to travel to your local mall or distribution center to find that hard to come by toy or model, you can order it delivered right to your door! The only caveat to this plethora of supplies is that you don’t always know exactly what it is you are getting, without being able to see and handle an item before hand it’s […]

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Discover Model Trains

Model train manufacturers have done a great job of recreating life size trains as realistic models. And they’ve been doing it since the late 19th century when electric model trains first appeared. Take a moment to discover the magic of model trains. Germany is where it all began when Marklin introduced their full line of model trains back in 1891. Their first trains were based on earlier toy models and were available in three scales. They were made from tin and were very crude, but they were […]

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