So what is
all this? And what's a Theme Train?
came out of life-long fascination with trains, especially ones with
style and purpose. A fabulous paint job never hurt, either.
been dozens of special-purpose trains that have traveled around
North America, Europe and Australia. They are a special breed --
usually tied to an event, a celebration, anniversary, exposition,
cause, or plain ol' patriotism. Most were never meant to turn a
profit. Others were business ventures using their theme to attract
customers. But all have one thing in common: they were meant to
draw a crowd.
trains are showcased here. Many others are listed on the links page.
Some are so obscure that there are no links for them.
have entertained, educated and enlightened millions. Perhaps you
remember one or two. Most of them would be hard to forget. And it's
time their stories were told.
So take some
time and browse around. You might find something you like!