Naming your Toy Train Company

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Naming your Toy Train Company
Posted by Jushavnfun with trains on Thursday, April 12, 2018 4:07 AM

Joshua Lionel Cohan  used LIONEL  trains

Mike Wolf  now used Mike's Train House

Jerry Williams  used Williams Elctric Trains

Louis Marx  used MARX trains

etc...

so if you named your what would you do, 

my middle name is Allen , ALLEN's trains

My initials,  BAB Trains ( that one I like)

Region  MIDWEST Trains

A comination like  BAB MIDWEST Trains

or something out there like CELEBRITY trains

 

what would you name your company?

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Posted by lionelsoni on Thursday, April 12, 2018 9:05 AM

I don't need to make up a railroad name.  A prototype railroad named itself after me!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayerische_Oberlandbahn

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Posted by Penny Trains on Thursday, April 12, 2018 6:55 PM

"a wholly ficticious corporation" reads the fine print!  Wink

Welcome aboard!

Becky

P.S. that's Rebecca Penelope Chestney.  I used my middle name too!  Wink

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Posted by Firelock76 on Thursday, April 12, 2018 7:05 PM

Glorious!  Like right out of the post-war, (Post World War One) era, and then some!

Me? I'd name my train business "The Chugger Barn" and let it go at that.

That's where the layout is anyway.

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Posted by traindaddy1 on Thursday, April 12, 2018 8:09 PM

Very easy......DADDY'S TRAINS.........Thanks for asking.

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Thursday, April 12, 2018 10:01 PM

O.S.L.

( old school lines)

Analog and Proud !

 

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Thursday, April 12, 2018 10:23 PM

lionelsoni

I don't need to make up a railroad name.  A prototype railroad named itself after me!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayerische_Oberlandbahn

 

Bob, I think you're famous ! There is also a B.O.B. In Switzerland, the Berner Oberland Bahn. We rode this train in 2000, from Interlaken Ost to Kleine Scheideg, and to Lauterbrunen. It had chrome letters on the sides of the cars, BOB.

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Posted by mackb4 on Friday, April 13, 2018 11:36 PM

  Uuuhhmm...well since Louis Marx has already been used,and my last name isn't Marx but my first name is Louis and McLaughlin Toys has been...almost used (different spelling on last name),probably "Louis Mack Toys" or in honor or my two sons "McLaughlin Brothers Toys" or just "Mack Brothers Toys" .

 I've actual had the thought run across my mind before if I ever had the chance to start a company on picking a name.

 Neat qustion to ask Cool

 

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Posted by phrankenstign on Sunday, April 15, 2018 7:43 PM

Tony Ortega's "O" Trains

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Posted by rtraincollector on Sunday, April 15, 2018 10:09 PM

At one time I had Bill's Trains. I also Had RT's Trains also at one point also. 

Life's hard, even harder if your stupid  John Wayne

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