Tag Archives: Train set

Model Trains

Model Trains

Collecting with Jeff By Jeff Figler Many people are familiar with the saying that “the difference between men and boys is the cost of their toys.” That is probably a very true statement. In fact, I am a model train collector, and I admire other peoples’ train sets when I have the opportunity to see […]

Neil Young: Sounding Board for Lionel

Neil Young: Sounding Board for Lionel

Neil Young: Sounding Board for Lionel When rock ‘n’ roll icon Neil Young hits the publicity circuit, he doesn’t just talk music or his latest literary endeavor. Surprisingly, he often talks about his passion for trains – and so does his interviewer. When Young appeared as a guest on The Late Show with David Letterman, […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Carlisle & Finch train set, $46,020, Bertoia Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Carlisle & Finch train set, $46,020, Bertoia Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Carlisle & Finch train set, $46,020, Bertoia Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A circa 1904-1908 Carlisle & Finch No. 45 locomotive with tender and passenger cars sold for $46,020 at a Spring Toy Break Auction held May 9-10 by Bertoia Auctions in Vineland, N.J. Also, a […]