Relive the glories of the famous Flying Yankee with this chrome-plated tin wind-up train. When the real-life Flying Yankee arrived in Boston in 1935, large crowds gathered to see the latest in technology. The train brought excitement and optimism to a region still in the grip of the Great Depression. Collectors of historic train memorabilia and budding enthusiasts alike will be delighted by this three-car streamline train. Wind it up, and watch it go!
The New-York Historical Society’s Holiday Express exhibition features model trains, scenic elements, and toys from the renowned Jerni Collection that will transform the space into a magical wonderland. The museum store has likewise brought in a spectacular array of books, toys, and gifts in conjunction with the exhibition.
13.87" x 1.87" x 2" in box. 13" train. Chrome-plated tin. Small parts, choking hazard, ages 3 and up.