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Lionel Spotlights the Capitol Limited

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Aug. 26th 2013

If you're a fan of Lionel and the diverse history their products represent, you'll love the latest product spotlight from the storied manufacturer. 

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You're Invited to Our O Gauge Auction Party

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Aug. 23rd 2013

It has only taken a few months, but we're already celebrating our 10,000th item sold on the DASH Marketplace! That's exactly why we've decided to throw a party and invite you to join us. 

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The Best Way to Sell Your Model Train Collection

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Aug. 21st 2013

There comes a time when every model train collection has to change hands, and whether you're looking to liquidate your own beloved trains or those of a lost loved one, it can be difficult to figure out the best course of action. That's why DASH is here to help. 

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Big at the Boxcar Office: Once Upon a Train in America

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Aug. 17th 2013

Not all model train layouts are designed to look pristine and perfect in every way. This gritty little layout captures the reality of the American rail system, and definitely deserves the "box office" treatment, so get your ticket punched and get ready another edition of Big at the Boxcar Office.

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The Ultimate Model Train App

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Aug. 14th 2013

Model train enthusiasts have always collected on the road and on the move. We hunt in stores, we convene at shows, and we think about our trains everywhere we go. But until now we've never had the ultimate tool to carry our collection in our pocket.

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The Ultimate Model Train Values Guide

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Aug. 11th 2013

Finding an updated and reliable model trains values guide is nearly impossible. There simply isn't a good paper-based handbook for model train prices these days, and that's left a lot of railroaders looking for a consistently updated and accurate authority on model train values.

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Making Bank Engines - August 8th

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Aug. 8th 2013

Bank engines help trains up steep passes and elevate them to great heights. The five engines featured here may not be bank engines by definition, but each would elevate your collection or layout to new heights in much the same way.

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Railway Robbery: Brass and Paint

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Aug. 6th 2013

Collecting trains is an expensive hobby, and most railroaders are willing to lay down a pretty penny for the perfect piece. But some collectibles in the world of trains are exorbitant beyond imagination, and look more like "Railway Robbery" than a good purchase. 

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Big at the Boxcar Office: It's a Wonderful Train

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Aug. 3rd 2013

Some model train layouts leave you absolutely speechless. The famed layout featured in today's video will do exactly that, and undoubtledly requires the "box office" treatment, so pick your seat and settle in for another edition of Big at the Boxcar Office.

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Athearn Reveals Genesis Norfolk Southern Heritage SD70ACe

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Aug. 1st 2013

It's always a treat when manufacturers take the time to give closer looks into their upcoming products, and Athearn has some new trains in their lineup that they just couldn't wait to show off.

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