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Fairplay, CO – Photo – 16×24 – Part of a vintage steam train and water tower at South Park City Museum, a collection of historic buildings in Fairplay, Colorado – Carol Highsmith

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Part of a vintage steam train and water tower at South Park City Museum, a collection of historic buildings in Fairplay, Colorado. The museum, in Park County’s “high country,” is a faithful reconstruction of a mining town from the days of the Colorado Gold Rush and the later Colorado Silver Boom nearby in the late 1850s through the 1880s. The museum contains thirty-five authentic relocated buildings filled with more than 60,000 artifacts that depict many of the econ… More >>

Fairplay, CO – Photo – 16×24 – Part of a vintage steam train and water tower at South Park City Museum, a collection of historic buildings in Fairplay, Colorado – Carol Highsmith

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Dan5589’s TTTE Collection Updates (Summer 2011) [Part 2]


Thomas Collection Summer 2011 Updates: VHS: Steam Remembered Volume 2: End Station (The Last Days Of European Steam) DVDS: Thomas & Friends: Pop Goes Thomas (UK) Thomas & Friends: Sing-a-long (Malaysian DVD) Thomas & Friends: Birthday Express (US DVD, with free whistle) Thomas & Friends: Thomas in Charge! (US DVD) Kikansha Thomas: Itsumademo Nakayoku Shiyone (Thomas Classic Series) (Japan DVD) Kikansha Thomas: Nyumon Hen Sodo Tetudo Tour e Yokoso! (Japan DVD) BOOKS: Thomas and his Friends (Railway Series Book No. 42) [Personally signed by Christopher Awdry, along with three other Thomas books] Thomas & Gordon Off The Rails Thomas & The Hurricane Tornado: Extraordinary Dreams CDS: The Railway Stories: Branch Line Engines and Other Stories TOYS: Take-n-Play Ferdinand, Scruff and Dart T-SHIRT: Tornado (60163 A1 Steam Locomotive) Dan5589 NOTE: All things were copyrighted to their respected owners

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Thomas the Train Collection and Action Canyon


Thomas the Tank Engine Collection, Thomas the train, Action Canyon, Misty Island, Sodor Steam Works, Knapfod station

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Long Island Rail Road Steam Locomotive Pictorial: A Collection of Photographs

Long Island Rail Road Steam Locomotive Pictorial: A Collection of Photographs

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Collection 2009


My live steam toy collection as of October 2009

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Toy Train Collection

People who collect toy trains have a genuine passion for them. Some individuals prefer to only display them a single time of year approximately the family unit Christmas tree, while others dedicate whole rooms or sections of their houses to showing off their collection. Still, a toy train is not just a toy educate. They’re not all the same and some are much more valuable than others. Anyone who collects toy trains as a hobby is familiar with Marklin toy trains. These trains have been established since 1891 and are a really distinctive addition to any toy educate collection.

Marklin introduced a revolution in the toy train industry by introducing the initial inclusive arranged of trains in 1891. Marklin provided a new appeal to the normal toy educate by introducing a series of standard track gauges and an assortment of models with matching add-ons. What originated from this revolution was the ability to build on your initial educate established by expanding your miniature railroad. It’s thought that Marklin is at the forefront of developing the expanding toy train established.

Obtaining a hold of one or more of the timeless pieces from Marklin is no effortless task and may cost thousands of dollars. In point of fact, a few of the pieces are so unusual that they easily run within the six digits. For instance, an international auction of toy trains and accessories recently held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania sold a complete Marklin station for $110,000. The station included an exceptionally rare Marklin #2609 locomotive that was built precisely to scale and marvelously painted by hand.

The distinctive toy train set was just as astonishing inside as it was outside. (As most Marklin educate sets are, not surprising there!) The station included five interior rooms that were cleverly adorned with tables, chairs, and different furniture you would expect to come across aboard passenger cars from back from the day. It was originally thought that this rare Marklin station would sell for around $30,000; that’s, until it became the eventual “”bidding brawl”” between American and Europe. Two toy educate collectors from opposite ends from the world both went to excellent lengths to snag the priceless item, but ultimately The States prevailed in taking residence the 29-inch extended, 19-inch high beauty.

That wasn’t the only Marklin item that introduced a lot extra income than originally estimated. A Marklin #2609 locomotive was sold for $82,500. The gauge III arranged boasted a live steam engine and precise hand-painted detail. The original sale estimate was established at $25,000 – plainly, this goal was blown away when avid collectors from internationally united in hopes of bringing home a classic Marklin station. A number of other Marklin items were sold at the auction, but surprisingly not a single Marklin piece sold for less than $25,000.

Now that you can see just how valuable these timeless classics are, the chances are you will not see them for cheap. Ebay does often times place Marklin pieces up for bidding, but the results won’t differ a great deal from a live auction. You can buy certain Marklin sets and add-ons through marklin.com, but again, you will pay a pretty penny.

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My Collection – Part 1


The mobiles half of my steam toy collection

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Evan’s Wooden Train Collection


Evan’s collection of wooden Thomas the Tank Engine vehicles.

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