I tried to sell my two cents worth, but no one would give me a plug nickel for it.
I don't have a leg to stand on.
QUOTE: Originally posted by Dr. John
I see that they offer a model kit of the Addams family mansion for $19.95. I can't tell what scale it is, though.
Have fun with your trains
I saw a M&StL Geep, Santa Fe F-3 and a 2018 or similar steamer run without tender so they did not have to pay Lionel a royalty for showing Lionel Lines.
When the film came ut in 1991 CTT mag did an article about the layout used in the film
Do not remember which issue
Liked the Munsters better
(They did NOT wreck their trains)
YES trains were in a ep kinda It was implied that they wre full sized
Gomez and His Trains by Constantino Z. Frangos with photos by Melinda Sue Gordon was in the December ’91 issue of CTT. It was a 6-page article with 13 photos showing how the scene was produced for the ’91 Adams Family movie and 1 illustration of the track plan. It briefly mentions the ’64 TV series of the same name and the many crashes of the Lionel Santa Fe F3s and Jersey Central Fairbank-Morse Train Masters on a 4’ x 8’ layout. The movie version layout was 8’ x 21’. LTI agreed to provide the trains which ended up to be about 150 pounds worth. One photo shows a pile of “crashed” trains which included postwar, MPC and LTI Lionel products was well as Marx four-wheel and K-Line eight-wheel rolling stock. Dummy rolling stock constructed of thin lead and copper sheeting was used to achieve the desired crash scene effect. The locomotives where filled with explosives to provide the flames and smoke. Power to them was provided by a catapult system under the layout.
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