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Stories from Lionel Train lovers and owners 19 People

    Love My Childhood Train!

    I have a complete 1955 Lionel train set -- Pennsylvania Railroad passengar car with engine, track, transformer, houses, etc.  All in their original boxes, with original wrappers.  We used to get it out every Christmas as many did back in those days. I haven't had...
    m2mdad m2mdad
    61-65, M
    4 Responses May 19, 2010

    Fell In Love With Lionel Train!!

    I STARTED COLLECTING LIONEL TRAINS LAST YEAR, I CAN'T STOP COLLECTING NOW. CHECK OUT MY COLLECTION. www.facebook.com/thriftstore11
    machomasa11 machomasa11
    41-45, M
    1 Response Mar 5, 2013

    My Dad

    My dad passed on his love for all things trains to me. My dad had several model trains as a boy including several Lionel train sets.  As a kid he had one of the smaller ones set up in our basement but the larger ones stayed in their boxes. Unfortunately their basement...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Sep 23, 2010

    Looking For 1st Train

    Buying my first polar express. What's the difference between o and g gauges? Should I buy polar express from the Lionel site, I think they are offering 20 percent off.
    Raycon280 Raycon280
    41-45
    Nov 26, 2012

    And Marx And American Flyer And...

    Just to name the big three from my youth. I had Marx from very early in my life. My best buddy had Lionel; his was permanently set up on a big L-shaped board. Another friend had American Flyer. Their trains were a bit smaller but I thought they were better looking. I loved the...
    CFOM CFOM
    70+, M
    1 Response Sep 25, 2010
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