Ed Gibson, son of the late train hobbyist and toy store owner Thomas E. Gibson, organizes trains in a warehouse where his father stored his collectibles Tuesday. The family of Thomas Gibson, who died last April, has discovered a trove of collectibles he left behind and is selling the rare trains in an estate sale.
Ed Gibson, son of the late train hobbyist and toy store owner Thomas E. Gibson, organizes trains in a warehouse where his father stored his collectibles Tuesday. The family of Thomas Gibson, who died last April, has discovered a trove of collectibles he left behind and is selling the rare trains in an estate sale. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Ed Gibson, son of the late train hobbyist and toy store owner Thomas E. Gibson, organizes trains in a warehouse where his father stored his collectibles Tuesday. The family of Thomas Gibson, who died last April, has discovered a trove of collectibles he left behind and is selling the rare trains in an estate sale. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com

In smartphone era, massive toy train estate sale draws hobbyists to rare collection

March 30, 2017 07:00 AM

UPDATED March 31, 2017 07:57 PM

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