The Hand Cranked Locomotive has got to be the ultimate kiddie indulgence. Complete with 2 engines, enough 12 gauge track to make a 10 metre diameter circle and it’s own wheeled case to store everything away, it’s nothing but fun. The trains can hold 45kg kids (100lbs), have cast iron heavy duty wheels and an easy gliding action. US$4,100 for the set. Whoops, it’s sold out due to popular demand. Stay tuned.
This is the heirloom locomotive reminiscent of the ones encountered at carnivals and fairs in the 1940s that uses the simple pushing and pulling of a child’s arms on a hand-crank to propel it around an outdoor track.
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