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Lionel Corporation - History - Pre-war Era
... Lionel's first train, the Electric Express, was not intended for sale to consumers, but rather, as a storefront display ... approaching store owners about buying the trains instead, prompting Lionel to begin making toy trains for the general public ... Lionel ended up selling 12 examples of the Electric Express ...

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    Conventions, at the present moment, are really menaced. The most striking sign of this is that people are now making unconventionality a social virtue, instead of an unsocial vice. The switches have been opened, and the laden trains must take their chance of a destination.
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