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Little Toy Trains-Z gauge, HO gauge, and OO gauge
In the real world a railway that has a narrower then 1,435 mm is called a narrow gauge railway. Narrow gauge railways accommodate smaller radius curves, and are cheaper to build. They are often found in mountainous communities and in communities that don't have enough traffic to justify the expense of building a standard gauge railway. Narrow gauge railway's are often duplicated by toy trains.
The Design and History of Woodern Toy Trains
In 1936,When he was diagnosed with Tuberculosis, the doctors instructed Marshall H. Larrabee to start taking things easy. Marshall Larrabee's response was to create Skaneateles Handicrafters. Skaneateles Handicrafters was a company that later became famous for creating wooden toy trains. Skaneateles Handicrafters was based out of Skaneateles New York.
Trademark Modern Toy Trains - Toys of Yesterday Available Today
Toy trains have long been a popular choice for gifts among children. For centuries, these tiny locomotives have brought smiles to many faces of children on birthdays and holidays. However, that tiny bit of pleasure faded as the years went by, and have been replaced by video games, computers, cell phones, and other toys of today. But toy trains have continued to keep a place on toy store shelves, even if they're not the same old fashioned ones from generations ago.