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  • A Virtual Polar Express Reading for You and Your Family

    Hey Everyone! Check out this Virtual Polar Express Reading and Train Run by our long-time friend, Allen Bordelon of Holy Cross High School. Share...
  • WOW! A Professional American Flyer Layout Ready to Run

    It is REALLY expensive to have a layout custom built. The baseline for the barest layout work is about $250/ sq foot. It goes up from there. We are...
  • Shipping is a Priority and Point of Pride for Lone Star Trains

    With the Season upon us, I wanted to brag about our shipping. We prioritize shipping for you whether it is a $1000 collector set or a book! We lo...
  • The REAL Texas Special

    We all love the Texas Special. How about checking out a home movie of the REAL deal in action? GO ahead, you have time. It is under three minutes. ...
  • UP Steam Big Boy 4014 is Coming

    This is not a drill. Nor is it for your layout. Real world, real train.   The Big Boy is coming, the Big Boy is coming.   Here is the...
  • Trains are not excluded from world economics

    Hobby Prices Increasing   While the following does not immediately impact the collectible and used market, it will certainly have an effect...
  • A 1940 MARX ARMY SUPPLY TRAIN SET in the ORIGINAL BOX

    Is there a better time for the Army Train than during the Patriotic Triad of Memorial Day, D-Day, and the Fourth of July? The Prewar MARX ARMY T...
  • The Collectible Marx Army Train

    Among the most collectible toy trains is the Marx Army Train series. Marx issued Army Train pieces both prewar and postwar, in tinplate and plastic...
  • Real Trains! Rare Rock Island Ringer

    Rare Rock Island Ringer... We are not just about TOY trains here at Lone Star Trains. We also do 1 to 1 Scale! Here is a complete Ringer box set ...
  • Rare Lionel's 1935 Mickey Mouse Circus Set

    In 1935, Lionel was in the midst of Disney mania with handcars and this great set. The set consisted of the Commodore Junior, in red of course, wit...
  • Snow Days Bring Train Delays

    Hey everyone! Unless you have been hiding under a rock or in a house without power, you know of the historical storm we have been experiencing here...
  • Thank you and Happy New Year

    While 2020 was less than an ideal year (okay, understatement of the year), we would like to thank all of our customers for your patronage this year...