Martin, Bill and Bruce Brown with their Lionel Train Set | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Martin, Bill and Bruce Brown with their Lionel Train Set

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Crewman are Brown and sons, Bill, 13 (right), and Bruce, 9. They plan to call their road the MBB Granite Railroad--for Martin, Bill, Bruce, and Montello, which is granite country. This one has 600 feet in a 40 x 15 foot basement room in the Martin Brown home. There are 70 locomotives, 250 cars, and dozens of switched devices, including a missile base that fires at cars. The entire system is Lionel, mostly the old track 0-27, 0 gauge and super O.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 43740

Creation Date: 1962 

Creator Name: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: CF 386

Original Dimensions: 8 x 10 inches

SUBJECTS

Children and adults

Family

Fathers

Hobbies

Persons

Recreation

Toys

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