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In 1925, american flyer began offering wide gauge electric trains at a premium price, attempting to compete with lionel corporation at the high end of the market like most of its competition, american flyer did well in the 1920s, selling more than half a million trains in its best years, but suffered in the great depression, during which the. Dating to the mid-1950s, tyco’s the general (no t-8) train set included a 4-4-0 steam locomotive with tender, as well as the 1860s combine and coach passenger cars the original contents provided 14 sections of brass section track that included a straight terminal section, standard 9-inch straight section, and a dozen 12-inch radius curve.
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