Monthly Archives: August 2022

Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon A player piano (also known as pianola or autopiano) is a self-playing piano, containing a pneumatic or electro-mechanical mechanism that operates the piano action via pre-programmed music on perforated paper or metallic rolls. The rise of the player piano … Continue reading

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HO-Gauge Room

HO Gauge Room  This HO-gauge display is representative of the coal mines of the area up to the 1970’s.  The engines on the left in the hall are all brass. The engines in the first case on the right are also … Continue reading

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K-Land

K-Land (K-nex room)    The rides in this room were not made from a kit. The racer was based on the ride at Kennywood and the Ferris Wheel was based on the K-nex version. The overhead lights are timed so … Continue reading

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Historic Train Room

Historic Train Room  The trains in this room range from Marx and K-Line to Lionel and Marklin. There is mostly O-Gauge, but there are also S-Gauge American Flyer trains. There is even a special train especially made by John Twarog … Continue reading

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