2nd Annual West Virginia Mego Meet a Smash Hit!


On Friday and Saturday, June 2 & 3, 2006, the museum again filled with fans and collectors of Mego action figures from the sixties and seventies! Both attendance and number of tables increased substantially from last year, as the event continues to grow! There was something for everyone at this year’s event, with not just […]

2nd Annual Wheeling Caboose Festival took place April 29th!

On Saturday, April 29, 2006, from 11 AM to 3 PM, the 2nd Annual Wheeling Caboose Festival was held here at the museum! The day ended with a 2:30 PM dedication event for the new “Upton House” exhibit here at the Museum! Several hundred attendees enjoyed the outdoor festival, which included the Whiteside calliope, Diecast […]

Author Russell Poole holds Book Signing at Toy Museum!


Maryland resident and historical author Russell Poole has completed an historical work on National Road, and he held a book signing event here at the Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum for fans and interested history buffs! The event took place on Saturday, April 22, 2006 from 10 AM to 3 PM. A life long […]

Toy Museum is featured in the CNN.com travel section, and in newspapers across the country!

On Sunday, January 9, 2006, CNN.com, the news website, featured the Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum in the travel section of their site! The Associated Press story was the lead story under travel for the day! If you missed it and would like to take a look, the article has also appeared in well […]

M.T.H. Electric Trains places rare prototypes on loan to Museum!

Recently, M.T.H. Electric Trains placed several rare toy train prototype models on loan to the Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum! The models, a diesel engine and matching bobber caboose lettered for WSX Blast Furnace (Weirton Steel), are the art samples for these two limited production items, which were released in mid 2005. The trains, […]

7th Annual Convention (2005)


Another Marx Toy & Train Collectors National Convention is now behind us. This year’s, the seventh annual event, was the biggest yet, with over 150 families in attendance and 73 vendor tables! For those of you who couldn’t make it, here are just a few quick glimpses. There is, however, nothing like being here!

Mego Meet response is Better than Expected! Event to Become Annual!


The 2005 Mego Meet,which was held at the museum on June 3 and 4, 2005, was a fun event for all who attended. And attendance far exceeded expectations! Dealers from as far away as Arizona set up at the show, and virtually every attendee went away with some new treasure for their collection! The talks […]

6th Annual Convention (2004)


It Just Keeps Getting Better! Another year has come and gone, and with it another Marx Toy & Train Collectors National Convention. This year’s, the sixth annual event, was the biggest yet, with tables spilling up onto the second floor of the museum! For those of you who couldn’t make it, here’s a quick peek!

5th Annual Convention (2003)

"Just some of the terrific Marx items brought to the show and tell session on Saturday!"

The Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum served as the host site once again for the Marx Toy & Train Collectors National Convention on June 13 and 14, 2003. Well over a hundred collectors attended from as far away as Florida, Arizona, and Texas! The swap meet continues to grow, and many great old Marx […]

4th Annual Convention (2002)

John Twarog put on an exceptional workshop on basic soldering techniques. Even for seasoned repair veterans, John had some great tips! On Saturday, train repair tips were the topic, with Robert Grossman (the Marx Parts Guy) and Bob Barth !

The 4th Annual Marx Convention, held at the Toy Museum on Friday and Saturday, June 14 & 15, 2002, was bigger and better again this year! Attendees and table count were both up over last year, and more importantly, everyone had a great time! Below are photos of just SOME of the goings on from […]