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Yet Another Grand Central
« on: Mar 25th, 2012, 10:13pm »
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Houston, Texas also had its own Grand Central Station, operated by the Southern Pacific.
I went into it once. That was alsothe only time  rode the Sunbeam. Ah well.

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« Reply #1 on: Mar 25th, 2012, 10:31pm »
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Perhaps the most obscure "GRAND CENRAL STATION" of all was a tin lithographed toy station, manufactured by IVES, about 1920.
Though lettered "GRAND CENTRAL STATION", the toy station bears not the slightest resemblence to its namesake, instead, accurately replicating a suburban or small-town depot.
A photo of it can be seen at the top of page 61 of Ron Hollander's "ALL ABOARD".
LIONEL also offered this station, along with a glass-roofed trainshed that could be purchased separatley......

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