Circus Trains - by Danielle Abram

Circus Trains Come one and come all to see the circus! “Railroad shows” have been around since the 1800s and are synonymous with large circuses and carnivals. Some of the best known circuses of their time were Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. These...

The Snowy Road to Illinois

Catching a Lead for a Train Estate Sale It all started with an unexpected phone call on Wednesday from my friend Tony, the owner of America’s Best Train, Toy & Hobby Shop in Itasca, Illinois. Over the crackly connection, he told me that a woman named Kris was there in his store. ...