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The railway between Nuernberg and Fuerth is opened, and toy makers in the area make solid castings of the steam wagons. These are followed by tin plate, wood and cardboard models in the decades to come.

Read owner Lou Palumbo's articles, some of which were also published in Classic Toy Trains magazine.

Classic Toy Trains, January 2008:
For the Love of Trains

Classic Toy Trains, December 2007:
New Blood in an Old Hobby

Classic Toy Trains, November 2007 (1st article of new monthly featured column):
Price Guides and Selling Your Trains

Winter 2004-2005:
Imitated...Never Duplicated

Winter 2002-2003:
Keep It Simple!

Jan / Feb 2001:
2001 - A Sound Odyssey

December 2000:
American Flyers & Brooklyn Dodgers

November 1999:
We Came, We Saw the Lionels, and We Conquered

September 1999:
Lionel's 100th Anniversary

September 1998:
Beanies And Choo-Choos