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Lionel Standard Gauge: 1906 – 1940

Lionel Early Standard Gauge trolley No.1

by Bruce C. Greenberg, Ph.D. Additional copy on Joshua Lionel Cowen provided by Judy Gonyeau, managing editor Joshua Lionel Cowen was an extraordinary inventor and entrepreneur. From a young age, Cowen’s mechanical talent was evident to the point that his parents enrolled him in the Peter Cooper Institute High School which was, oddly enough, named […]