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780484631739.jpg I Love Toy Trains, Parts 4/5/6
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I Love Toy Trains, Parts 4/5/6
By Tom McComas

DVD logoDVD Format, NTSC Color, 90 Minutes

These three charming videos, all contained on one DVD, showcase toy trains, real trains, snappy music and sprightly narration. Each program is a happy mix of sights and sounds that kids love. The "I Love Toy Trains" videos have received high praise from parent's groups, library journals and, most importantly, kids. They are ideal for children aged two through six years. "Grown up kids" will enjoy these DVDs, too!

This release has been re-edited and re-mastered with more trains and new songs! Each show is a high-energy mix of toy & real train action, upbeat music by James Coffey of Blue Vision Music, and a sweet spirit that is irresistible.

In Part Four, kids learn about railroad crossing safety, different road names of Diesels, and railroad traffic control signals. Kids love dinosaurs, so we came up with the "Dino Express," a freight train with a cargo of 10 frisky dinosaurs. They go for a ride but it's not always smooth. Children also learn the various types of dinosaurs.

Steam locomotives are featured in Part Five. Kids learn how they work and how to identify them. Spectacular shots of real steamers are included. Featured are legendary standard-gauge toy trains such as the "State Set," "Banker's Special" and the "Mayflower." Kids will love Buster, the hapless engineer who can't seem to run his Diesels without getting into an accident.

Part Six has lots of whacky animals riding on trains. It also includes educational segments about bridges, track maintenance, and electrical locomotives that use catenary systems. Plenty of toy train "bloopers" are featured, along with classic train action both real and toy.

 

 


 
780484631838.jpg I Love Toy Trains, Parts 7/8/9
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I Love Toy Trains, Parts 7/8/9
By Tom McComas

DVD logoDVD Format, NTSC Color, 90 Minutes

These three charming videos, all contained on one DVD, showcase toy trains, real trains, snappy music and sprightly narration. Each program is a happy mix of sights and sounds that kids love. The "I Love Toy Trains" videos have received high praise from parent's groups, library journals and, most importantly, kids. They are ideal for children aged two through six years. "Grown up kids" will enjoy these DVDs, too!

Part Seven features famous streamliners like the Daylight, Commodore Vanderbilt, Hiawatha, Torpedo, Dreyfuss Hudson and the Empire State Express. A fun educational segment about the Grand Canyon is also included.

See both steam and Diesel locomotives including the Pennsylvania Railroad's legendary T-1 Duplex and the Ives Circus Train in Part Eight. Learn about double-heading, and we visit the "Wrong Island Railroad" train layout of the Dollhouse Junction in Long Island, New York.

All aboard for more exciting train adventures with Jeff in Part Nine. We visit two elaborate layouts: Dick Brown of Illinois and Lou Palumbo's Underground Railroad Shoppe where we meet Vinny, the toy train-loving mannequin. See the first five inductees into the Toy Train Hall of Fame. All classic Standard gauge trains. Learn about the New York Central's Hudson locomotive and the excellent models made by Lionel. The popular "I Love Toy Trains" train set made by MTH Electric Trains is also featured. A special train commemorates America's first 13 colonies.

 

 

 


 
780484633535.jpg I Love Toy Trains, Parts 10/11/12
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I Love Toy Trains DVD

I Love Toy Trains, Parts 10/11/12
By Tom McComas

DVD logoDVD Format, NTSC Color, 90 Minutes

These three charming videos, all contained on one DVD, showcase toy trains, real trains, snappy music and sprightly narration. Each program is a happy mix of sights and sounds that kids love. The "I Love Toy Trains" videos have received high praise from parent's groups, library journals and, most importantly, kids. They are ideal for children aged two through six years. "Grown-up kids" will enjoy these DVDs, too!

In Part 10, Jeff introduces more accessories, more music, and the next five inductees into the Toy Train Hall of Fame. Other segments include the Sugar Cane Train in Hawaii and a narrow-gauge Shay steamer in LaPorte, Indiana.

Part 11 starts with the story of the New York Central's revered streamlined steam locomotives. See the Commodore Vanderbilt, Mercury, 20th Century Limited, and Empire State Express in all their streamlined glory. Also featured are the modern BNSF Railroad, a visit to an aquarium in Maui, fast and exciting racecars (including the pre-war Lionel slotcars and modern Scalextric models), mystifying train magic performed by Jeff, and Vinnie the train-loving dummy returns to run his trains blindfolded! See the five new post-war inductees into the All-American Toy Train Hall of Fame. If you like the "Blue Comet," you will love the James Coffey song "Choo Choo Blues" along with two other great new songs he's performed for this video. Finally, aliens visit toy train land and decide it's more fun to ride on a train than in a spaceship!

We begin with a look back in Part 12 at the beautiful bicentennial trains created for the 200th birthday of the United States in 1976. Front and center is the most famous of these special trains, the American Freedom Train. This train was headed by the Southern Pacific Gs-4 streamlined steam locomotive. It made a cross-country trek, pulling 13 special cars carrying artifacts of the nation's history. Also featured are the streamlined Diesels of the 1930s, when Diesels were just beginning to make their case as the motive power of choice for the railroads. Across the country, the sleek speeding machines sliced through speed records and captured the interest of a nation coping with the Great Depression. They became symbols of American industrial pride and served to ignite a spark in railroad transportation.

 

 

 


 
9781931477062.jpg Children's Railroad Learning and Activity Book
$5.95
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Children's Railroad Learning and Activity Book
By The Railroad Press

Softcover, 64 pages

Here is a great collection of railroad games, puzzles and art that will keep your child entertained for hours and hours. You'll feel good knowing that while your child is having fun, he or she is also learning important lessons about math, verbal skills, geography and problem solving. This book is designed to teach as it introduces the reader to the wonderful world of railroading, and is for children of all ages. You may even find some things that interest adults, too!

Parents will appreciate the educational value and the quiet time this book will provide. Kids will enjoy solving the problems and coloring the pictures. This is a good book for children aged 6 through 12 years. Your children will be having so much fun, they won't realize that they are practicing important educational skills!


 
FBDP031.jpg Engineer Cap, Child Blue
$7.50
Engineer's Cap

Child's Blue Engineer Cap

Blue Children's size with adjustable snap back

This is like the classic striped engineer's cap. It is blue and white. The adjustable strap on the back will accommodate most children's head sizes.

Note that we also offer engineer hats in toddler sizes, both blue and pink.


 
FBDP413.jpg Engineer Cap, Child Pink
$7.50
Engineer's Cap

Child's Pink Engineer Cap

Pink Children's size with adjustable snap back

This is a pink and white striped version of the classic engineer's cap. The adjustable strap on the cap's back will accommodate most children's head sizes.

Note that we also offer engineer hats in toddler sizes, both blue and pink.


 
FBDP031.jpg Engineer Cap, Infant/Toddler Blue
$7.50
Engineer's Cap

Infant/Toddler's Blue Engineer Cap

Blue Infant/Toddler's size with adjustable snap back

This junior-sized engineer's cap is perfect for the future railroader! The strap on the cap's back will accommodate most infant/toddler's head sizes.

Note that we also offer engineer hats in child sizes, both blue and pink.


 
FBDP413.jpg Engineer Cap, Infant/Toddler Pink
$7.50
Engineer's Cap

Infant/Toddler's Pink Engineer Cap

Pink Infant/Toddler's size with adjustable elastic back

This junior-sized engineer's cap is ideal for the future railroader! The strap on the cap's back will accommodate most infant/toddler's head sizes.

Note that we also offer engineer hats in child sizes, both blue and pink.


 
9781931477093.jpg The Alphabet Train Coloring Book
$5.00
The Alphabet Train Coloring Book

The Alphabet Train Coloring Book
By The Railroad Press

Softcover, 32 pages

This book is chock-full of coloring fun and educational activities for children ages 2 through 8. It is a fun way for them to learn their ABCs. They will ride along from A to Z as the Alphabet Train fills its freight cars with cargo that kids will enjoy coloring. Not only does each page contain a loaded freight car; it also has capital and small letters written in different type styles so that children will be able to identify letters when they see them. The Alphabet Train Coloring Book includes bonus pages about signs, signals and locomotives.


 
9781931477055.jpg Railroads in the 50 States Coloring Book
$5.00
Railroads in the 50 States Coloring Book

Railroads in the 50 States Coloring Book
By The Railroad Press

Softcover, 32 pages

Climb aboard the "50 State Express" and travel around the country visiting every state! On our journey we will see train cars loaded with products traveling to or from each state. Cars are numbered in alphabetical order and many are decorated with symbols from their state flags. At each state capital, we'll learn when the state was admitted to the U.S., its nickname, motto, symbols and some of the names of the railroads that operate in each state.This coloring book is intended for children ages 4 through 12.


 
FBDP448.jpg Little Engineer Kit, Blue
$14.95
Little Engineer Kit, Blue

Little Engineer Kit, Blue

Recommended for children age 3 and up

The packaged set includes a blue engineer's cap with an adjustable plastic strap, a red cloth bandana and a wooden train whistle. Printed on the back of a card are railway whistle signals such as "long-short-long" for a train approaching a grade crossing.


 
FBDP450.jpg Little Engineer Kit, Pink
$14.95
Little Engineer Kit, Pink

Little Engineer Kit, Pink

Recommended for children age 3 and up

The packaged set includes a pink engineer's cap with an adjustable plastic strap, a pink cloth bandana and a wooden train whistle. Printed on the back of a card are railway whistle signals such as "short-short-short-long" for "flagman protect train front."


 
FBDP451.jpg Baby Engineer Kit, Blue
$14.95
Baby Engineer Kit, Blue

Baby Engineer Kit, Blue

Recommended for infants and toddlers

The packaged set includes a blue engineer's cap with an elastic back strap, a blue and white striped bib, a plastic locomotive-shaped beverage cup with a sipping spout, and an iron-on railroad patch.


 
FBDP452.jpg Baby Engineer Kit, Pink
$14.95
Baby Engineer Kit, Pink

Baby Engineer Kit, Pink

Recommended for infants and toddlers

The packaged set includes a pink engineer's cap with an elastic back strap, a pink and white striped bib, a plastic locomotive-shaped beverage cup with a sipping spout, and an iron-on railroad patch.


 
FBDP463.jpg Engineer Scarf, Red
$2.50
Red Engineer Scarf

Engineer Scarf, Red

A fitting complement to your engineer cap!

This cloth engineer's scarf measures 21 inches by 21 inches.


 
FBDP469.jpg Engineer Scarf, Navy Blue
$2.50
Navy Blue Engineer Scarf

Engineer Scarf, Navy Blue

A fitting complement to your engineer cap!

This cloth engineer's scarf measures 21 inches by 21 inches.