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)

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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!

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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)

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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 […]

3rd Annual Convention (2001)

The now traditional 'group shot', taken on Friday at the convention, is getting larger every year. Soon, we will run out of space in front of the sign! And not everyone who attended is in this one, either!

The Marx Convention for 2001 is now history. Planning is already underway for NEXT year’s convention, which will be held on June 14th and 15th, 2002 at the Toy Museum in Wheeling. Growing bigger and better every year, the convention drew many new attendees, as well as many familiar faces. Just about everything Marx was […]

2nd Annual Convention (2000)

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The Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum served as the host site once again for the Marx Toy & Train Collectors National Convention on June 16 and 17, 2000. Over sixty collectors attended from as far away as Los Angeles, Seattle, and Texas! The swap meet was also about double the size of last year, […]

1st Annual Convention (1999)

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The Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum served as the host site for thevery first Marx Toy & Train Collectors National Convention on June 4 to 6, 1999. The first ever event, slated to become an annual occurrence, featured a swap meet, along with a visit by former Marx model room employee Harold Loy. Loy […]