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Tinplate Legends in Action Volume 3 DVD Train Video

Tinplate Legends in Action Volume 3 DVD Train Video TM Books and Video TINPLATE3 780484961744
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John DeSantis has collected one of everything and in every variation from every Standard Gauge manufacturer. This unprecedented collection is displayed in rooms dedicated to Lionel, American Flyer, and Ives. The smaller train makers are displayed in the "Everyone Else" room. John also has layouts dedicated to each major manufacturer, and the layouts are "pure" - all the components - transformers, rheostats, track, switches, trains and accessories - are from the correct era and from the same manufacturer.

John's collection features all the icons of Standard Gauge - Mayflower, Prosperity Special, Olympian, five different White Ives sets, Boucher Blue Comets, State Sets, and over 300 one-of-a-kind paint samples and prototypes, including the prototype for Lionel's first steam locomotive. This is the toy steamer Joshua Lionel Cowen made in 1906 to convince bankers to loan him the money to start manufacturing Lionel Standard Gauge trains. It worked. Josh got the loan, and a toy that would thrill five generations was born.

John's phenomenal collection and layouts are a living history of the Golden Era of Standard Gauge. Amazing is an understatement.

Buy this video. There's lots of train action, historical anecdotes, and rare trains you've never seen before. You'll love it. Guaranteed.


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DVD Item#:TINPLATE3
Runtime:1 Hour, 10 Mins
Producer:TM Books and Video
Aspect Ratio:Full Screen
DVD UPC:780484961744
Shrink Wrapped?:Yes
Disc Type:DVD
Region Code:0 Worldwide NTSC