Tag Archives: Trains

Mickey Mouse Squeeze & Motion Toy by Illco

Sometimes it’s hard to date these old plastic toys. This Mickey Mouse train is a classic example. It could be very old or very recent. Most of these toys don’t have a year on them, but thankfully, this one does! … Continue reading

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Things: Toy Story Slinky Dog on Model Train Layout

We just recently visited The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, MI for the first time in over three years. We thoroughly enjoyed seeing all of the new exhibits that they’ve created since the pandemic started. There’s a nice little model … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse Battery Western Choo-Choo Train

Walt Disney, and by extension Mickey Mouse, both had a fascination with trains. From models to backyard ride-on layouts to a ‘full-sized’ railway around Disneyland, Walt played with every size of locomotive he could! And so it’s not surprising that … Continue reading

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Mickey’s Loco (Motive) Plastic Squeak Toy

Everyone knows that Walt Disney loved trains. From his earliest experiences with them as a youth to his backyard railway on up to his (almost) full-sized Railroad at Disneyland, Walt was never far away from the rails! And neither, it … Continue reading

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Donald Duck OUT OF SCALE Sketchbook Ornament

Donald Duck starred in the 1951 theatrical Short entitled Out of Scale. In this film Donald has built a little town in his backyard complete with a model steam locomotive no less. But pesky Chip and Dale move in and … Continue reading

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Choo-Choo Mickey HALLMARK Keepsake Ornament

I love Mickey Mouse. I love trains. I love toys. I love collectibles. Who knew I could fulfill all of these loves in just one piece of Disneyana? A pull-cord and wheels? Gimme! This is a Keepsake Ornament from Hallmark … Continue reading

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Epcot’s Germany Pavilion Model Train Layout

Today we return to the World Showcase inside Epcot to visit the Germany Pavilion. And what is our favorite part of this area? A miniature German village houses three model trains much to the guests’ delight. So let’s get on … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Red Thermos

Some things were never meant to be collectibles, but Disney fans have never let that stop them from buying and displaying all sorts of strange and wonderful things! Would you display this in your home?      Definitely different than the … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Train Figurine Playset

I usually don’t buy these figurine playsets, as I find them a bit pricey for what you get. However, upon buying my first set and opening it, I find the quality to be very good. But why did I buy … Continue reading

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Disney’s Mickey Express Merry Miniatures Train Set

Hallmark has had some really great Disney items over the years. Best known for their holiday ornaments, many might not realize what other delights have crept onto this retail store’s shelves. Things like this Mickey Express Merry Miniatures train set: … Continue reading

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