Miniature Trains

MINIATURE TRAINS

CHARLESTON EXPOSITION

1902

MINIATURE TRAIN
USED ON EXPOSITION GROUNDS


  Atlanta – “Washington Club”
August 1996
photo courtesy of Arnold Eaves


COLONEL  SPRINGS’  MINIATURE  TRAIN


Colonel Elliott Springs
and one of his Spring Maids
are clad in clothes made of  Springmaid sheets to display miniature train No. 45.   Thanks to stripper, Gypsy Rose Lee, and advertising  schemes  that caught the public’s eye in the 1950’s, Col. Springs became a railfan  whose tracks were closely followed.




CHERAW SC SPRING FESTIVAL
APRIL 1 – 2, 2006


Thomas family 1/4 scale steam engine
Completed July 4, 1940
Built by M. C. Thomas with help
of family and Cheraw Fire Department
Appearing at Cheraw Spring Festival

E-mail: visitcheraw@bellsouth.net

PHOTOS

TWIN BROTHERS IN CLINTON RAN RAILROAD IN 1965

The DK&W Locomotive No. 1 and train operated on 220 feet of 12 inch gauge tracks with

Cannon  twins serving as chairman and president.

October 1949
Chenango Valley RR in Binghamton, NY
Ticket office and gas powered engine ,”Chenango Chief,” and  one car, Mohawk Chief.”
photos courtesy of F. Moore

NO&NE, a division of Southern Railway.
Miniature train was constructed in Southern Shops.
photo courtesy of F. Moore