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1: T-05773 Edward G.Send e-mail

My First Train was a BIG plastic floor model Mom bought for me when I was born. It was Red and blue and had the name Charlie Chug Chug on the side anyone else get one in the late 40s..
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Last Updated: 3/13/2003 1:26:09 AM
2: 99-50297 GeorgeSend e-mail

A Lionel 2024 Freight set with an operating milk car. Gave that a real work out.

Last Updated: 7/27/2003 11:02:48 PM
3: 95-41425 MartySend e-mail

My first toy train was a Marx O-gauge windup freight set purchased in 1952 from Sears, Roebuck & Co. for a whopping $2.98 and just in time for my second Christmas. Parts of that set remained with me for perhaps ten years. Were it not for the obvious difference between Marx and toy trains manufactured by other companies (coupler incompatibility, most notably), my parents may have seen the practicality of my retaining that set for much longer. Or, perhaps because the Marx set was inexpensive and mechanically powered, it became easy to view it as a "throw away" toy. After all, that little Marx set was competing with much more expensive O-gauge electric toy train sets from manufacturers such as Lionel and Kusan-Auburn. It should also be noted that the ravages of time and play wear were unkind to that Marx toy train. Alas, for whatever the reason, one piece after another of that toy train set found their way into the trash. In spite of my efforts to rescue piece after piece of track and rolling stock from the trash, all of the parts of that set were eventually discarded until none of that set remained in my possession; but, just as one's first car or first girlfriend, the memory of one's "first train" oftentimes occupies a cherished place in the mind and heart of the beholder. That first toy train set was no exception to this rule and I remember it with incredible fondness and sentimentality... my Rosebud!

Last Updated: 2/23/2009 8:37:17 AM
4: OTL 87-26705 WilliamSend e-mail

One day in about 1951, my father came home with a cardboard box containing a well-used, newspaper-wrapped Lionel 2026 steamer, some freight cars, and a Marx SP A-A diesel with its own set of cars. The rest is history. I only wish that Daddy could see my layout now!

Last Updated: 7/16/2004 12:34:44 PM


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