Posts Tagged ‘1950’s’

American Steam Trains in the 1940’s & 1950’s – When Steam was King

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

Steam trains operating on the NYNH&H, NYC, C&O, PRR, NKP, Erie, L&N, GN, UP, T&P and ATSF railroads during the 1940’s & 50’s. Filmed by Carl Dudley for Blackhawk Films.
Video Rating: 4 / 5

British Railways in the 1950’s – “Portrait of an Engineer”

Sunday, August 12th, 2012

Produced in 1954, this film depicts a typical day of production engineer Ted Wilson who has spent 30 years working at the Vulcan Foundry (located at Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire). At this time the foundry was building both steam and electric locomotives for Britain and other countries.

Are Lionel model trains from the 1950’s worth very much as collectibles?

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Question by tkp9999: Are Lionel model trains from the 1950’s worth very much as collectibles?

Best answer:

Answer by _lllll_
not as much as the pre-war models.

What do you think? Answer below!

what are my 1950’s american flyer electric trains sets worth?

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

Question by Daniel christian Wilson: what are my 1950’s american flyer electric trains sets worth?

Best answer:

Answer by Derrick
$ 20000

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The Toy Train Department: Electric Train Catalog Pages from the Legendary Sears Christmas Wishbooks of the 1950’s and 1960’s

Friday, May 20th, 2011

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Lionel Trains from the 1950’s “SnowMan’s modest Collection”

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

hello Lionel and Minibike people I finally decided to make a short video of a few of my Lionel trains Ive collected over the years,,Ive loved Lionel trains since I was old enough to pick one up but unfotunentaly i only had one set as a kid,,one of the great parts of growing up is you can buy what you want,,haha,,for 2 years I literally increased ebays sales percentage single handed,,when I realized you could find and buy Lionel trains on ebay I went ape SH&*^t wild and spent 2 years pay on them,,,I only had about 6 or 7 sets I had managed to find over the years dating back to finding them in the 1980’s when I really got re-interested in them,,,in a 2 year period on ebay I bid and won over 150 engines of all years and era’s and probably 300 cars of all makes and models,,,sounds like a lot but nope,,a buddy of mine in Pennsylvania named Steve has a house basement totally packed full of them so Im a green horn and beginner for sure,,its safe to say I have 25 or 30 thousand invested in post war and pre war Lionel which is chicken feed and Steve has probably a quater million invested,,wow,,,sure hope he lists me on his will,,,LOL,,well i hope you minibike folks enjoy seeing a few on them as this is a small % of my collection,,,but these are some of my favorites shown here,I love the Lionel 2343 silver and red war bonnett Diesel set in the video and man you should see a pair of them pulling the 4 big aluminum passenger cars they came with,,,I will add a video of it later,,,a
Video Rating: 5 / 5

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