Christmas Trains

When I was little my Dad used to bring the trains out at Christmas. Twenty years later the old train table is in my basement. This morning the boys and I took it out and got it running.


It took a bit of work to get decades worth of corrosion off the tracks, but eventually we got it working, and Conner was thrilled.


After her nap Allison even got in on the fun...


The kids got a kick out of conducting the trains, but they seemed to get the most joy out of crashing them.

Conner is completely enamored with the trains. When I explained that these were the tracks that Pop made for me he said "Next time we see him I'll say thank you!" and then he sat down at the controls and played and played...