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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 Girls Train Set

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$350 (9 bids)

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Williams Norfolk and Western Trainmaster Special

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$50 (1 bid)

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Lionel Norfolk and Western #8763 GP-9 Diesel

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$50 (1 bid)

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#40401 Williams S2 turbine locomotive PA 6200

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$75 (2 bids)

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MTH Jersey Central passenger set

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$375 (14 bids)

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MTH Rail King Galloping Goose Rio Grande 30-2154

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$55 (2 bids)

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Lionel #6-19810 Bosco Milk Car Set

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$55 (2 bids)

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 Lionel #6-22918 Locomotive Backshop

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$110 (10 bids)

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Lionel “Spirit of 76” Complete set

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$75 (5 bids)

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Lionel #6-18000 Pennsylvania 0-6-0 B6 Switcher

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$100 (5 bids)

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 Lionel #6-8309 Famous American Railroad 2-8-2 Southern Mikado Steam Engine

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$110 (3 bids)

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Lionel #6-12767: Steam clean and Wheel Grind Shop

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$80 (8 bids)

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Lionel #6-12781 Intermodal Crane

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$65 (4 bids)

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TNT-18416 Flatbed Toy Truck with Non-powered Diesel

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Lionel #6-2316 Remote controlled operating gantry crane

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$55 (3 bids)

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Lionel #6-12703 remote controlled operating icing station

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$55 (3 bids)

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Lionel Accessories

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$75 (4 bids)

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Lionel Rolling Stock

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$55 (2 bids)

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Group of Lionel Southern Freight Cars

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$55 (2 bids)

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Group of Lionel Southern Freight Cars

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$70 (4 bids)

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Lionel #6-9278 Lifesavers tank car

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$50 (1 bid)

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Lionel#6-18454 Executive inspection car

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$50 (1 bid)

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Lionel #6-18427 NO. 55 Tie Ejector Car

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$50 (1 bid)

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 Group of Rolling stock

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$55 (3 bids)

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Group of Lionel Rolling Stock

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$50 (1 bid)

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Group of Lionel Rolling Stock

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$55 (2 bids)

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Lionel #6-16360 Norfolk and Western Maxi Stack Car

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$55 (2 bids)

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Group of “HO” Including two C & O Engines

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Group of toy train accessories

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$50 (1 bid)

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K-Line American Flyer Collection

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Group of Lionel Rolling Stock

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$65 (3 bids)

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Lionel prewar set

February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Large qty of Lego plus boxed Meccano kit

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM AEDT
Thornleigh, Australia

AUD40 (1 bid)

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Collection of vintage Lego train set

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM AEDT
Thornleigh, Australia

AUD25 (1 bid)

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Lrge qty of O-gauge track complete with Tri-Ang

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM AEDT
Thornleigh, Australia

AUD50 (starting bid)

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Märklin, Starterset

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Mutterstadt, Germany

€601 (starting bid)

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LARGE COLLECTION OF HORNBY MODEL RAILWAY TRAINS AND ACCESSORIES. Including 00 gauge, engines and car

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Morpeth, United Kingdom

£46 (starting bid)

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GéGé, écartement HO, grand coffret contenant une locomotive

February 24, 2018, 2:30 PM CET
Fréjus, France

€50 (starting bid)

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LIONEL MODERN 8351 SANTA FE ALCO DIESEL A UNIT 1973-1975 (POWERED UNIT)

February 24, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Lionel 11743 Chesapeake & Ohio Freight Set

February 24, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Box of Lionel Train Parts

February 24, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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Lionel O 6-18838 Alco RS-3, Seaboard #1538

February 24, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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1979 Lionel 6-9883 Nabisco Oreo Billboard Reefer

February 24, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$40 (1 bid)

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Lionel 2065 4-6-4 Steam Locomotive Only

February 24, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$80 (starting bid)

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Lionel 623 Diesel ocomotive.

February 24, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Lionel PW 633 Santa Fe SF NW2 Switcher 1962

February 24, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$125 (starting bid)

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Lionel PW 6650 Missile Launching Flat Car 1959-63

February 24, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$35 (starting bid)

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LIONEL POST WAR O 2416 SANTA FE OBSERVATION CAR 11

February 24, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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LIONEL Postwar #2412 Santa Fe Vista Dome Car

February 24, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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February 24, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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LIONEL # 628 NORTHERN PACIFIC 44 TON SWITCHER

February 24, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Lionel 6-11920 Port of Lionel City Dive Team Complete

February 24, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$275 (starting bid)

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Lionel  1663 Amtrak Lake Shore Limited diesel passenger set.

February 24, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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RARE VINTAGE POST WAR #6560 LIONEL TRAIN CRANE BUCYRUS ERIE MODEL

February 24, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Lionel 8603 4-6-4 C & O in storage very good all original

February 24, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Lionel 9718 Canadian National Box Car in Original Box

February 24, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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Lionel 6250 Seaboard nw2 Switcher 1954-55

February 24, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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LIONEL (Pre War)  BROWN Traib CABOOSE 477618 LIGHTED FAIR CONDITION NO MISSING PARTS

February 24, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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Box of Train Parts

February 24, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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