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The Live Steam hobby has been around for well over 100 years now. Live Steam clubs exist all over the nation. There are at least 3 Live Steam clubs in North Carolina. To find one near you, visit

But, what if you don’t live close to a train ride or a live steam club. Maybe you just want one in your back yard. Why not? Well, here’s a company that does it all. Locomotives, riding cars, cabooses, track, grade crossing, rail screws, switches, frogs….the whole nine yards!

Here’s some info from The Great American Train Company

At The Great American Train Company, we are passionate about trains. We are true railroad enthusiasts with a sincere interest in sharing this wonderful hobby with as many new families as possible. Many of us even have our own 1.5 ” scale railroads installed at our own homes.

GATC is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota, USA at our Plymouth Works facility. We are proud that our products are designed and built in the USA. Our people truly care about producing high-quality products that can be enjoyed by a wide range of people.

Every product we sell has been professionally designed and rigorously tested for durability, reliability and safety. You can feel confident your investment in our products will give you many years of enjoyment.

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