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    Posted 4 years ago

    MrTrains
    (27 items)

    Here's the story on this train and the matching passenger cars.

    I've been going to a Hobby store that only carry's vintage and use trains.
    From N scale to O gauge and every other scale

    I go to this store to talk trains on Saturdays I don't work.
    I have very nice talks with the older guys that love the old Lionel postwar and prewar trains and they like Marx trains too.

    The story of this train:

    I know a guy very well named Jim. He worked in the auto industry.
    Jim painted custom cars. Jim is very good with paint.
    Jim Painted and designed this train.
    painted in a two tone green, and costumed with brass rivets on both side of the train. The passenger cars are matching

    Jim sold it to me for $150.00. I was happy to pay that.
    Jim is a great friend and I wanted something of his, to remember our friendship .

    This train dose have electric revers unit.
    This 253 is a one of a kind and runs like a dream.

    I never run this train , this train is proudly displayed on the top shelf, of my display shelf, with other rare and cool 253's.

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    1. SpiritBear, 4 years ago
      A nice, memorable piece.

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