The Manhattan Railway Christmas Tree Train Trestle

Launched in 1875, the Manhattan Railway marked the beginning of the use of elevated trestles in U.S. cities, a wood and iron structure that became an iconic fixture of railway technology. Handcrafted from handmilled stained walnut, this trestle sits 9 5/8″ from a floor and provides a 43 3/4″-diam. opening that accommodates trees from 6′ – 6 1/2′-tall. Circled with nearly 28′ of brass railing in two rows, the 13′ 7″-long hand-bent track’s pre-drilled brads rest atop 181 ties, laid by hand with 724 hand-driven contrasting metal spikes. The included G-scale 0-6-0 steam locomotive is built in Germany, runs with a real light, and pulls a two-bay hopper and a caboose, all three of which circle a tree at your command using the included throttle and control unit. Smoke- and sound-free, the train operates autonomously without interfering with one’s preferred holiday scents and songs.Price $1,800

The Manhattan Railway Christmas Tree Train Trestle
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  1. Reply eric sanders October 6, 2015 at 11:40 pm

    i love christmas i just can wait until december because i believe in god and christmas that why i care but for christmas in december if santa my gifts like the wwe world heavyweight championship belt star wars crossed guard lightsaber plus a star wars the force awakens dvd and a wrestlemania 31 dvd plus the ps2 video games and memory card and going back to school to learn not to play and for christmas a new girlfriend as my age on christmas eve and day 2015 this will be the christmas ever because i believe in jesus and santa see you in december

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