Description - The Lionel Legend by Robert Schleicher
An exhilarating, photo-filled journey through the history of Americas favorite toy trains, The Lionel Legend whisks readers through more than a century of Lionel. Veteran hobby historian and author Robert Schleicher conducts us all the way back to Joshua Lionel Cohens 1902 electric cheese boxthe train that started everythingright up to the high-tech, meticulously detailed Lionels of today. This thoroughly entertaining book features an astonishing variety of Lionelsthe famous and the fascinatingly raresteam and diesel engines, freight and passenger cars, action accessories and cars, track and transformers.Lavishly illustrated with modern color photography, vintage advertising, and historic images of the real prototype trains, The Lionel Legend charts the course of what is arguably Americas most-enduring toy-industry icon.
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Author Biography - Robert Schleicher
Robert Schleicher is a veteran hobby industry writer and publisher with dozens of books to his credit. His MBI titles include 101 Projects for Your Model Railroad, Slot Car Bible, How to Build and Fly Electric Model Airplanes, R/C Car Bible, and The Big Book of Lionel, among others. He lives in Niwot, Colorado.