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A brief but comprehensive history of slot cars

A brief but comprehensive history of slot cars

The principal business of slot cars were¬†originally pioneered by Lionel, and showed up in their inventories from 1912, drawing power from a toy train rail soaked in a trough or wide opening between the rails. They were shockingly like cutting edge slots, yet autonomous rate control was accessible just as an optional extra. Retirement of the older generation This older generation of cars were suspended after 1915, but did sporadically appear throughout the following forty years, with a few other…

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