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Yearly Sightings of a Phantom Train

August 26

Yearly Sightings of a Phantom Train

The Bostian Bridge Train Wreck

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Bostian Bridge Train Wreck

Photos by Stimson Studio, Statesville, N.C. Negative copies in General Negative Collection, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, N.C.

The Sweetest Train AroundThe Sweetest Train Around

August 4

The Sweetest Train Around

A buttercream elephant train driver and chimp conductor are the icing on the cake at International Cake Exploration Societe Convention

The Orphan Train came to town

July 22

The Orphan Train came to town

The Orphan Train movement, a precursor to child foster system operated between 1853 and 1929 and more than 250,000 orphaned, abandoned or...

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Take a ride into yesteryearTake a ride into yesteryear

July 8

Take a ride into yesteryear

Celebrating its 45th anniversary, the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad treats visitors to scenery, history and the sheer joy of steam eng...

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There’s an App for That

May 23

There’s an App for That

Railway Crossing Safety is a Top Concern and the Federal Railroad Administration Has an App to Keep You Safe

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the Federal Railroad Administration

The Vintage Toy Train Collecting Hobby as a “Time Machine”

May 6

The Vintage Toy Train Collecting Hobby as a “Time Ma...

Everything has a story, some are just older and more interesting than others. As for many vintage toy trains, their stories are often pri...

Image by Winfrey and Wanda Adkins / Nostalgia Station Toy and Train Museum, Versailles, Ky. Photo taken by David Morse.

How to Start a Toy Train Museum

April 18

How to Start a Toy Train Museum

What you need to know to create a toy train museum (or how to turn a vintage small town former railroad passenger station into a mecca fo...

Image by Winfrey and Wanda Adkins / Nostalgia Station Toy and Train Museum, Versailles, Ky. Photo taken by David Morse.

A Subway Miracle

December 31

A Subway Miracle

Although there are some truly bizarre and offensive things you could witness on the subway, the miracle of a life being brought into this...

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Made in America

December 29

Made in America

Lionel has brought some of its manufacturing back to the U.S. and the results are great.

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A Really Sweet Train

December 6

A Really Sweet Train

At 110-feet long and 2,755 lbs, a train made out of nothing but chocolate was on display at a Belgian train station and found its way int...

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It's a Wrap

November 28

It's a Wrap

With the holiday season finally here, you might have to wrap presents for friends, family and, perhaps even, strangers, but would you eve...

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A Train for Tiffany

November 21

A Train for Tiffany

Iconic and classic jewelry company Tiffany & Co. showcased its new line -- Tiffany T -- in a very cool way ... on a faux subway car they ...

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A Train Worth Eating

October 30

A Train Worth Eating

In June 2013, several bakeries and cake shops in London made a cake that was a near-replica of the Heathrow Express for display and consu...

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A Grand Opening

October 22

A Grand Opening

On Monday, October 20, 2014, the new Lionel company store in Concord, N.C., held its official Grand Opening.

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A Cut Above

October 10

A Cut Above

In Northern Ireland, you'll find the most peculiar but awesome thing -- a barbershop that also doubles as a railway museum.

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A Passion for Trains

October 1

A Passion for Trains

Kenneth and Randy Hackman are building two track layouts, one indoor and one outdoor and they're both impressive.

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