In 1862, the groundbreaking water battle between the Monitor and the Merrimac ushered in a new age of technological warfare. It was only a matter of time before such impressive prowess on the water would make its way to land. Hawthorne Village is proud to introduce the Civil War Armored Train Collection, a fascinating way to explore the innovations in military technology that brought the War Between the States into the 19th Century. This impressive history lesson begins with Issue One, the Armored Parrott Car. Soon, your collection will continue with Issue Two, Rail Monitor One, Issue Three, Rail Battery, and Issue Four, Rail Monitor Two. Additional issues featuring more HO-scale armored train cars will follow.Each of the real-working heirloom-quality train cars in your collection is created from detailed schematics of actual armored cars of the era, and is removable from its track base for use on any HO gauge track. Plus, your collection includes a custom-crafted shelf display* featuring a triptych panorama of stunning artwork by John Paul Strain, renowned chronicler of the Civil War era. Don't miss this magnificently crafted collectible tribute to a new era in military strategy, sure to be the centerpiece of any Civil War buff's collection. Shop Now!
$69.99 - Purchase from Hawthorne Village