Tag Archives: brass locomotives

All Aboard the Money Train: 5 Reasons to Sell Your Model Train Collection

Are you selling a model train collection? Whether you’re downsizing, selling collectible model trains left to you in an estate, or you simply have a few of your own locomotives to sell (so you can have room for more, of course 😉), there are several key benefits to consider. At Nightwatch Trains, we’re passionate collectors […]

Rare Brass Trains: Grand Trunk Western 4-8-4 U-4-b Steam Locomotive

Welcome to the RARE BRASS SHOWCASE… Today, we’re shining a spotlight on a favorite from the Nightwatch Trains private HO Scale brass train collection: The Grand Trunk Western Railroad 4-8-4 U-4-b Northern type HO scale brass locomotive This rare gem is for sale! Click here to see the listing. One of just 75 factory painted […]

Collectible Brass Model Trains: A Quick Primer

What you’ll read today: Nothing compares to brass trains Early beginnings: the Postwar Era Why brass for model trains? Common importers of brass trains Well-known manufacturers of brass The future of brass model trains For the collector of brass model trains, nothing quite compares to the instant you lift the cover off the old box […]