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Tin Tunnel

Classic Tin Lithography

Tin lithography lent itself well to the making of many accessories.  What better way to make a train set look bigger than decorating the small tunnel with mountain scenes?  The louis Marx Company had two tin tunnel motifs.  The more common was a simple farm scene, and the less common an ornate mining came scene. The tunnel sides are the same, and the interior is painted red.

This tunnel features a mining camp scene, mountains and a passing train on a trestle.

There's a mine, ore loader and shanty.  You can see the passing train in the background.

This tunnel has a smaller, simpler farm scene on its side.

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