All about the wonderful Marx Trains and Toys

marx trains

Louis Marx and the Marx Toys company flourished a lot during their operational years, to the point where back in the 1950s, they were the biggest toy company in the world! They produced everything from tinplate buildings, toy soldiers, toy dinosaurs, mechanical toys, toy guns, action figures, dolls, dollhouses, toy cars as well as manufacturing … Read more

Top 10 Christmas Train Sets for Under The Tree in 2021

Christmas Train Sets

This post was updated in October of 2021 to include some great new Christmas train sets to help update your setup!  We’re not really sure HOW Christmas train sets under the tree got started, but we’re all for it! As a kid, nothing really beats the magic of Christmas morning, opening presents and spending time … Read more

Plaster Cloth For Model Train Layouts: What, Why and How!

plaster cloth model trains

When you think of model trains, picture-perfect sceneries are probably not the first thing that comes to mind. However, there is a whole world of hobbyists out there who don’t just run their trains around in circles; they spend hours making sure that their sets look great too!  One way these people make their sets … Read more