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History of the Faller Company

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Shortly after the war, two brothers, Edwin and Hermann Faller, started making plans for the future; they wanted to make wooden toys. In 1946 in Stuttgart the brothers founded the ‘Hermann Faller company’. Soon after, the brothers relocated their company to their hometown, Gütenbach, in the Black Forest (‘Schwarzwald’).  They renamed their company to ‘Faller Brothers’ (‘Gebrüder Faller’) and began making

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Canada’s Supertrain Show Draws over 10,000 Railroad Enthusiasts

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Featuring over 60,000 square feet of Operating Model Railroad Layouts, Displays, Lionel, Lego Trains, Thomas and Friends, Garden Railroads, Photo Exhibits, Merchandise for Sale, Live Demos and Clinics, Supertrain is Canada’s largest model train show! Supertrain 2013 took place April 20 & 21, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. CBC news reported on the trainshow and quoted the show’s chair Rob Badmington: “I

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Märklin Railway Brought to Life in a Nostalgic 60s Layout

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With slight modifications Mr. Barthels has reconstructed the impressive “Anlage 10” layout shown in the Marklin booklet #0330 on pages 21-23. The layout has been meticulously constructed using all original parts from the 60s which are outlined in detail in the layout plan book from Marklin. Such layouts were often built in the Marklin factory and occasionally sent to dealers

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