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Old 15-09-2018, 04:26 PM   #11
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Jrsaito. Hi, am also in France, in 71130, whereabouts are you. John
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As I am not familiar with this early Hornby, it would be terribly nice to see some photos of it and how you set it up for the grand kids. As mentioned afore, perhaps a little cleaning and lubrication might breath new life into these treasures.

The oldest model electric train I have seen is from my friend Henry, who has an early
example of a Lionel locomotive and consist of wagons dating to, he thinks, 1903. It runs
noisily, quickly, and reliably.

In a remote area of New Mexico, I saw a rather enormous tin plate railway traversed by a clock work train, older than that. It ran perfectly.
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As I am not familiar with this early Hornby, it would be terribly nice to see some photos of it and how you set it up for the grand kids. As mentioned afore, perhaps a little cleaning and lubrication might breath new life into these treasures.

The oldest model electric train I have seen is from my friend Henry, who has an early
example of a Lionel locomotive and consist of wagons dating to, he thinks, 1903. It runs
noisily, quickly, and reliably.

In a remote area of New Mexico, I saw a rather enormous tin plate railway traversed by a clock work train, older than that. It ran perfectly.
Hopefully attached some pics of the grandkids layout. All the scenery and animal additions are by them!!
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The layout looks good the track in excellent condition. Much of the Super 4 track you see around is in very poor condition with chunks missing (sleepers) and with rusty rails (not painted rust on edge.) Keep it clean and dry and it should work well until your grandchildren have grandchildren!
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