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For generations the name was as closely associated with Christmas as Santa Claus

A roster of the company’s most desirable products

One prominent Lionel enthusiast and collector, Michael Shames, thinks these are the company’s greatest classics. Read more >>

Snowshed crews on the Central Pacific, battling blizzards and snowslides, built “the longest house in the world”

Single-track lines run by one-track minds gave the reformers of Boston their biggest cause since abolition

So long as it remained in public consciousness it was known as the Great Revere Disaster. Written or spoken it deserved the adjective, and the capitals. Worse railroad wrecks had happened before; worse were to come after. Read more >>

John W. Garrett turned the pioneer Baltimore & Ohio into a great instrument for tapping the treasure of the West