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Lionel Trains Maintain Appeal Despite Troubles

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Lionel Trains Maintain Appeal Despite Troubles

Lionel Trains Maintain Appeal Despite Troubles

Lionel Trains Maintain Appeal Despite Troubles

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Lionel Trains, a famous toy train manufacturer, recently declared bankruptcy. With the average age of train hobbyist well above 50 and kids preferring video games, some worry that the nostalgic pastime might be on the way out. Commentator Sam Posey says the passion for creating imaginary worlds around model trains is alive and well.