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Model Trains

The first model trains were made in Germany in the 1830s. These models were manufactured similarly to toy soldiers, made by pouring molten brass or tin into a mold. The trains had rolling wheels and could be pushed along a toy track. French toymakers joined the Germans in making model trains, developing very elaborate models. Musical instrument manufacturers made self-propelled model trains that were powered by clockworks.

In America, the first model train was made by Mathias Baldwin of the Baltimore Locomotive Works in the 1830s. Other toymakers followed suit. In 1856, George Brown and Co. of Connecticut made the first American self-propelled model train, which used clockworks. Model trains grew in popularity in America after the Civil War. These trains were more durable, realistic... Read more

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LIONEL TRAIN SET 5 CARS, ENGINE, TRACK, AND TRANS

May 29, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Loganville, GA, USA

$110 (5 bids)

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LIONEL MISC TRAIN SET, TRANS, AND TRACKS

May 29, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Loganville, GA, USA

$25 (2 bids)

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LGB 3pc. starter train set with tracks

May 29, 2017, 3:00 PM EST
Rossville, GA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Baldwin Great Northern Express Passenger Train set

May 29, 2017, 3:00 PM EST
Rossville, GA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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A Lionel O-Gauge 2025 2-6-2 Die-cast Steam Engine, 1947-1952,

May 30, 2017, 10:00 AM CAT
Cape Town, South Africa

R500 (starting bid)

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A Clockwork Hornby O Gauge No.2C 4-4-2 Tank Loco LNER green No.1784

May 30, 2017, 10:00 AM CAT
Cape Town, South Africa

R3,000 (starting bid)

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3 Ltd. edition McCormick

May 31, 2017, 5:30 PM PST
Olympia, WA, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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WILESCO

June 1, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Newark, OH, USA

$5 (1 bid)

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STEAM ENGINE

June 1, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Newark, OH, USA

$110 (14 bids)

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LIONEL MIDNIGHT SHIFT ELECTRIC TRAIN SET IN BOX

June 1, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Tallahassee, FL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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HAND MADE 1829 YELLOW STEPHENSON ROCKET STEAM LOCOMOTIV

June 2, 2017, 12:00 AM PST
Saugus, CA, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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TWO-PIECE CHILD'S STEAM RAILROAD CONSIST.

June 2, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
Delaware , OH, USA

$100 (1 bid)

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TIN STEAM LOCOMOTIVE MODEL ON TRACK.

June 2, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
Delaware , OH, USA

$175 (starting bid)

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TWO-PIECE STEAM LOCOMOTIVE WITH TENDER.

June 2, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
Delaware , OH, USA

$100 (1 bid)

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KEYSTONE RAILROAD CHILD'S SIZE RIDING STEAM ENGINE.

June 2, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
Delaware , OH, USA

$125 (starting bid)

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MARX TOYS CHILDS SIZE RIDING STEAM ENGINE.

June 2, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
Delaware , OH, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Toy: An early 20thC large wooden hand made toy steam train , having green p

June 3, 2017, 9:00 AM BST
Middle Claydon, United Kingdom

£110 (starting bid)

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Louis Marx & Co. Streamline electric train set with original box

June 3, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Forest Hill, MD, USA

$25 (1 bid)

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Collection of Marklin HO gauge trains, cars, Sears transformer and track

June 3, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Forest Hill, MD, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Marklin mini-club #81562 train set plus other train models

June 3, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Forest Hill, MD, USA

$25 (1 bid)

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Lionel Electric Train- Burlington Sw-1 Switcher

June 3, 2017, 11:00 AM CST
Centre, AL, USA

$10 (1 bid)

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Lionel Electric Train- Northern Pacific Gp-9

June 3, 2017, 11:00 AM CST
Centre, AL, USA

$10 (1 bid)

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Lionel Electric Train- Southern F-3

June 3, 2017, 11:00 AM CST
Centre, AL, USA

$10 (1 bid)

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Lionel Electric Train- Vlasic Pickles Billboard

June 3, 2017, 11:00 AM CST
Centre, AL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Lionel Electric Train- Lehigh Valley Box Car

June 3, 2017, 11:00 AM CST
Centre, AL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Lionel Electric Train- Illinois Central Car

June 3, 2017, 11:00 AM CST
Centre, AL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Lionel Electric Train- Gulf Oil Tank Carrier

June 3, 2017, 11:00 AM CST
Centre, AL, USA

$10 (1 bid)

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Lionel Electric Train- Dewars Billboard Reefer

June 3, 2017, 11:00 AM CST
Centre, AL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Lionel Electric Train- Freight Car

June 3, 2017, 11:00 AM CST
Centre, AL, USA

$10 (1 bid)

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Lionel Electric Train Accessory-auto Crossing Gate

June 3, 2017, 11:00 AM CST
Centre, AL, USA

$10 (1 bid)

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Lionel Electric Train- Northern Pacific Lighted

June 3, 2017, 11:00 AM CST
Centre, AL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Lionel Electric Train- Lionel Christmas Car

June 3, 2017, 11:00 AM CST
Centre, AL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Lionel Electric Train- Chessie Box Car

June 3, 2017, 11:00 AM CST
Centre, AL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Lionel Electric Train- Burlington Northern

June 3, 2017, 11:00 AM CST
Centre, AL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Life Like Train Set  HO Scale

June 3, 2017, 11:00 AM PST
Stockton, CA, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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7 Hornby O gauge wagons in original boxes in mint & good condition

June 4, 2017, 10:30 AM AEST
Ocean Grove , Australia

AUD70 (starting bid)

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Mamod steam stationary engine in box

June 4, 2017, 10:30 AM AEST
Ocean Grove , Australia

AUD50 (starting bid)

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Hornby O gauge No 1 goods platform in original box in mint condition

June 4, 2017, 10:30 AM AEST
Ocean Grove , Australia

AUD70 (starting bid)

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HAND MADE 1829 YELLOW STEPHENSON ROCKET STEAM LOCOMOTIV

June 4, 2017, 12:00 AM PST
Saugus, CA, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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Keywind Forward-Reverse Train Orig. Box

June 5, 2017, 4:00 PM CST
Anna, IL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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LIONEL TRAINS AND ACCESSORIES, including No's 671R

June 5, 2017, 7:00 PM PST
Portland, OR, USA

$200 (1 bid)

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COLLECTION OF TRAINS (MÄRKLIN, PAYA, GARVI, ELECTRO TREN, ETC.) WITH WOODEN BOX

June 6, 2017, 4:30 PM CET
Barcelona, Spain

€120 (starting bid)

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AHM Locomotive Grouping

June 8, 2017, 2:00 PM EST
Allentown, PA, USA

$10 (1 bid)

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AHM HO Gauge Train Car Grouping

June 8, 2017, 2:00 PM EST
Allentown, PA, USA

$20 (2 bids)

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Bachmann #658 The Mikado Engine and Tender 4473

June 8, 2017, 2:00 PM EST
Allentown, PA, USA

$35 (3 bids)

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Bachman Train & Power Pack Grouping

June 8, 2017, 2:00 PM EST
Allentown, PA, USA

$15 (2 bids)

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Bachmann HO Jupiter 4-4-0 Loco and Caboose

June 8, 2017, 2:00 PM EST
Allentown, PA, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Royal Blue Bachman Big Haulers Train Set

June 8, 2017, 2:00 PM EST
Allentown, PA, USA

$10 (1 bid)

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Life-Like Locomotive B&O 4810 Chessie System 8288

June 8, 2017, 2:00 PM EST
Allentown, PA, USA

$20 (2 bids)

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Life-Like Train & Extras Grouping

June 8, 2017, 2:00 PM EST
Allentown, PA, USA

$15 (2 bids)

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Spectrum 11628 SD45, Reading Bee Line 7602 HO

June 8, 2017, 2:00 PM EST
Allentown, PA, USA

$10 (1 bid)

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Life-Like Dockside Loco Train # 08302

June 8, 2017, 2:00 PM EST
Allentown, PA, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Bachmann Unopened Accessory Grouping

June 8, 2017, 2:00 PM EST
Allentown, PA, USA

$10 (1 bid)

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HO Scale Model Train Grouping

June 8, 2017, 2:00 PM EST
Allentown, PA, USA

$5 (1 bid)

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Bachmann Plasticville No. 2910 HO Kit

June 8, 2017, 2:00 PM EST
Allentown, PA, USA

$10 (1 bid)

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Mehano Master Model Makers HO Scale Train

June 8, 2017, 2:00 PM EST
Allentown, PA, USA

$5 (1 bid)

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