Category: trains

Prewar Lionel Toy Trains, from Gondolas to Blue Comets

The Beauty of Brass Model Trains

The slow decline and destruction of New York’s historic Penn Station.

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Don’t Call Them Bums: The Unsung History of America’s Hard-Working Hoboes

Jack Delano’s Color Photos of Chicago’s Rail Yards in the 1940s

Railroadiana Collectors Preserve the Days of Train Travel

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British armoured trains of the late 19th century

Poster for the “Esposizione Internazionale Milano” or International Exposition in Milan, celebrating the opening of the Simplon Alpine tunnel between Paris and Milan. Poster designed by Leopoldo Metlicovitz, 1906.


Royal Navy manned armoured train, 1882


British armoured train, Boer War


British armoured train, Sudan


British armoured train, Boer War

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British armoured trains of the late 19th century