Inside the Lionel trains fun factory: the history of a manufacturing icon and the place where childhood dreams were made

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Project Roar Publishing, Nov 1, 2008 - Antiques & Collectibles - 248 pages
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A fascinating trip through the rise, fall, and rise again of Lionel, one of the manufacturing and pop icons in modern American life. The impeccable research by Lionel historian Robert J. Osterhoff, along with more than 575 photos and images, tells the history of Lionel trains, factories, employees, and business practices from the late nineteenth century until today. Perfect for toy train enthusiasts, history buffs, or anyone seeking a nostalgic journey back to their childhood.

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Inside the Lionel trains fun factory: the history of a manufacturing icon and the place where childhood dreams were made

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These two well-illustrated large-format books on the Lionel toy company will appeal to different audiences. Osterhoff (ed., Greenberg's Guide to Lionel Prewar Parts & Instruction Sheets; coauthor ... Read full review

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This was given as a gift to a true Lionel Train collector who absolute loved it. Was more interested in reading the book then talking with friends and family. Read full review

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