News — lionel Blog - Model Train Collecting for Millennials

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Before video games came to our homes in the late 1970s kids played with toys like Erector Sets, Tinker Toys and model trains. In the 1950/60s both father and sons bought, built and collected together but as the 1960s faded so did the togetherness of collecting and playing with model trains. Happily today model train collecting is alive and well thinks to the baby boomer generation. I personally had two train sets, my first was a Marx O-Scale and my second was an American Flyer H/O scale.

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