Some articles on lionel, train, trains:
... Lionel's first train, the Electric Express, was not intended for sale to consumers, but rather, as a storefront display ... started 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 ...
Famous quotes containing the word trains:
“The complaint ... about modern steel furniture, modern glass houses, modern red bars and modern streamlined trains and cars is that all these objets modernes, while adequate and amusing in themselves, tend to make the people who use them look dated. It is an honest criticism. The human race has done nothing much about changing its own appearance to conform to the form and texture of its appurtenances.”
—E.B. (Elwyn Brooks)