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A Beginners Guide to Toy Trains

By | November 1, 2017

Everything you need to know to start enjoying the hobby of classic toy trains

A Beginners Guide to Toy Trains

Welcome to the enjoyable and exciting hobby of toy trains! Folks enter this hobby a number of ways. Perhaps you found your childhood train set after many years and want to relive the fun you had with those toys. Maybe you picked up a vintage toy locomotive and cars at a yard sale or an antique store. Or possibly you received as a gift one of the outstanding trains being manufactured today. However you arrived, we’re glad to welcome you with this free guide to all things toy trains.

In this 21-page download, you’ll find expert answers to questions such as:

  • How is a toy train different from a scale model railroad?
  • What is the history of toy trains?
  • What are the best ways to learn about the toy train hobby?
  • Where can I buy vintage or contemporary toy trains?
  • What is the difference between gauges and scales?
  • What is O gauge?
  • How do I start running a toy train?
  • How do you build a toy train layout?
  • How can I start collecting toy trains?
  • What do popular toy train terms mean?

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