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USA Trains G Gauge Patriotic Refrigerator Train Cars

Jan 2nd 2019

What a GREAT video by Gene Maimin. Mr. Maimin produced this video on November 8, 2017 with a sincere and heartfelt thanks to all veterans and current members of the Armed services. I thought I'd share it with you as we enter the new year. Thank you Gene! USA Trains Patriotic Refrigerator Cars,USA Trains Military Series, American Series, are available at Trainsandtoysoldiers.com.  The locomotive showing its patriotic colors, pulling the...
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A Civil War Cartoonist Created the Modern Image of Santa Claus as Union Propaganda

Posted by Lorraine Boissoneault on Dec 20th 2018

A Civil War Cartoonist Created the Modern Image of Santa Claus as Union PropagandaThomas Nast is legendary for his political cartoons, but he’s also responsible for the jolly St. Nick we know today image: https://thumbs-prod.si-cdn.com/L08-BemRSFk4mYIoBseOq0GHIAk=/800x600/filters:no_upscale()/https://public-media.si-cdn.com/filer/94/2e/942ec9f5-4b0b-44df-a169-3d62d0e9bb8b/harpers_1863_01-_thomas-nast-santa-claus.jpgCartoonist Thomas Nast first...
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MTH RailKing George H. W. Bush 41 Engine

Dec 14th 2018

MTH announces the Premier O Scale, RailKing O Gauge, HO Scale and One Gauge George H. W. Bush 41 SD70ACE Diesel Engine and a specially decorated 70 ft ABS Streamlined Baggage Car, smooth side. The baggage car will complement the RailKing O Gauge and Premier O Scale Diesel Locomotives, emulating the deco on the funeral car used in President Bush’s train.This is indeed exciting news for train collectors, railroad modelers of O Gauge trains an...
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Holiday Joy

Dec 11th 2018

Holiday Joy
In just two weeks Christmas Day will be upon us “…where the tree tops glisten and children listen…” and off in the distance Santa’s sleigh bells ring. Yes, it’s a jolly time of the year.One of my fondest memories, as a child growing up in Indiana, was the electric train that made its way around the Christmas tree. The puffing smoke and choo-choo sound it made, as it traveled round and round, excited me and kept me mesmerized for hours (well...
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