Trains made for Sears & Roebuck by Happy Time Toys

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Trains made for Sears & Roebuck by Happy Time Toys
Posted by Rick S on Monday, October 22, 2018 7:16 PM

I have acquired a Happy Time Train Set made for Sears # 05944. 05945 seems to be the same set made in 1951. My set was supposedly made in the 40s.  Can anyone verify that. And the motor is shot any ideas where I can find a motor?

Thank you, Rick S

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Posted by Miningman on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 9:25 AM

Wrong Forum. Go to 'Classic Toy Trains'... you will get answers there.

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Posted by Penny Trains on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 7:21 PM

I found a set #79N09544 in the 1951 wishbook.  The 05945 was an upgraded version of the same set.  "Happi-Time" trains were made by Marx by the way.

Here's a great site for Sears Wishbooks: http://www.wishbookweb.com/the-catalogs/

Becky

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Posted by Trinity River Bottoms Boomer on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 5:16 AM

Best to visit the Classic Toy Trains and/or O Gauge Railroading site for the information you are seeking.  

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Posted by Rick S on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 3:02 PM

Thank you very much. Any idea where I can get a motor for this model?

Rick S

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Posted by Firelock76 on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 5:49 PM

Rick, you really need to go to the "Classic Toy Trains" Forum, it's easy to find, just click on the "Trains.com sites" up at the top of this website, it'll take you right there.

Since your "Happy Times" train was built by Marx a Marx motor should work.  There's plenty of "Marxists" on the CTT Forum who can point you in the right direction to find one.

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Posted by Penny Trains on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 6:57 PM

Rick S

Thank you very much. Any idea where I can get a motor for this model?

Rick S

 

http://www.trainpartsformarx.com/

Ebay: https://www.ebay.com/b/Marx-O-Scale-Model-Railroads-and-Trains/19145/bn_1646028?rt=nc&LH_PrefLoc=1&LH_PayPal=1&_sop=1

and of course, the Classic Toy Trains forum: http://cs.trains.com/ctt/f/95.aspx

Becky

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Posted by Firelock76 on Thursday, October 25, 2018 5:42 PM

Gasp!  Becky's a Marxist!

Well, admittedly I'm a bit of a Marxist myself, but it goes in this direction...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e1djDThK8e4

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Posted by Penny Trains on Thursday, October 25, 2018 7:01 PM

Yes, I'm a Marxist!

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Posted by Trinity River Bottoms Boomer on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 5:25 PM

The 1940 produced motion picture Marx Brothers Go West was a parady on westerns and the train scenes were shot on the Sierra Railroad.  THIS is Marxism at it's very best! 

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Posted by Firelock76 on Saturday, November 03, 2018 3:04 PM

The Marx Brothers "Go West" railsequence is hysterical!  There's a video clip on You Tube of the rail segment but there's no dialog, so I didn't bother to link it.

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Posted by BaltACD on Saturday, November 03, 2018 4:25 PM

Trinity River Bottoms Boomer

The 1940 produced motion picture Marx Brothers Go West was a parady on westerns and the train scenes were shot on the Sierra Railroad.  THIS is Marxism at it's very best! 

         

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