Archive for the ‘Train’ Category

Collection postwar Lionel trains

From humble beginnings in the late 20th century Lionel trains have grown to become one of the leading manufacturers of trains in the world and especially the United States. There are two types of Lionel trains tend to get most of the attention; Prewar and postwar Lionel Trains Lionel Trains. Trains postwar refer to those […]

History of Model Trains – How Model Railroading began and spread

Modern rail transport (excluding pulled by horses or oxen) dates back to around 1820 when the first steam locomotives appeared in the UK. These trains were the first practical way to transport goods and people across the country quickly and efficiently. They stayed for over a century. So it is not surprising that model trains […]

A History of Bachmann model trains

Most every model railroader familiar with Bachmann model trains. This company has been around since 1833, though not model trains all the time. Most of the products sold by the company originally are happening even today. Carlisle Corporation is the company that began as, and then merged with Bachman Bros. Company Products Company focused on […]

History of Strength and Conditioning Science

The first records of force training date back to 3600 BC, when Chinese emperors made their daily subjects years (Webster, 1976). Subjects during the Chou dynasty was forced to pass the tests weightlifting before entering the army. There is plenty of evidence that weight training is part of life in ancient Greece and India. In […]

The love of trains and steam locomotives

The fascination with trains occurred when I was about 4 years. I lived across the street from the Great Northern Roundhouse in Interbay Seattle as World War II was coming to an end. My father took me with him to the roundabout, one morning. I remember those huge steam locomotives that were between two of […]

The Popularity of Lionel Trains

Joshua Lionel Cowen when he began his business of building Lionel trains as model toys for children and adults around the world, its purpose was twofold. As these toy trains and each Lionel train sets were intended primarily for young children, their first objective was to provide support for both father and son to build […]

History of games before the war Lionel Train

Of prewar Lionel trains are those that were manufactured between 1901 and 1941. The onset of World War II forced the company to cease production. The next batch of Lionel toy trains were made after the war in 1945. Lionel prewar trains are very colorful and the accessories are complete. Some might think that the […]

Antique Lionel Trains – A-Train Lionel Will Never Die

A quick look on eBay or another online auction site shows that there is interest in collecting old Lionel and other trains in the first half of the twentieth century. In the U.S., the iconic brands of the 20th century, as Lionel and American Flyer, Ives with less known and Boucher are the most coveted. […]

Transport of history and how it became possible to automatically send

The history of everything that makes a fascinating study because it provides students with knowledge like no other subject can. There is a story written about everything that happened in this world we live in, most of the most eminent scholars of his day. The story we can learn important lessons while traveling in another […]

Hornby Model Trains: A Look at the Past and Present model form popular and not so popular

Hornby Railways The company is a leading manufacturer of 00 gauge model trains Hornby. Created in 1900, Hornby Railways is the innovator in modeling the steam train train to the country of the United Kingdom, the design of Meccano models look at the size 0, this company also produces live steam model trains route 00 […]

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