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Author Topic: Atlas Design Trains - The Story of an Immigrant Who Became a Model Railroad Magnate
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Post Atlas Design Trains - The Story of an Immigrant Who Became a Model Railroad Magnate
on: 5 June 2017, 17:28

For a period of sixty years, the Atlas brand has been one of the leading makers of train models, consisting of producing the model train track and other devices. The company has actually likewise overseen lots of innovative inventions that continues to exhibit the company as a global brand name. Atlas is a business that was started by one family as well as paved the way for its sister company known as Atlas O.

Amongst devoted design train enthusiasts, the Atlas brand name and its history is specifically well-known. The brand was conceived by a boy known as Stephan Shaffan Jr who was extremely inventive and had moved from his native Czechoslovakia to New Jersey. He initially worked for his father for while but in the future began making models simply as a fun activity. Shaffan Jr at first started creating model plane. Nevertheless, he then changed to design trains after he was provided some design trains by the owner of a design plane.

Shaffan Jr created a development that permitted the mini trains to decrease while they are proceeding the track. This was done by changing the electrical energy voltage on the brass tracks using a connected switch. He then started the Atlas Design Railway company which used a switch set as the flagship design for the business. Shaffan Jr. was the exact same creator who was responsible for the production of lots of many other accessories that have transformed this market <a href=></a>

The company later on became Atlas Design Trains and created the first pre-assembled rail tracks. This would make it much easier for train enthusiasts to assemble the rails. In addition, the Atlas designs were made with painstaking information and frequently were created in the similarity of actual passenger or freight trains.

With the overwhelming success from these modest starts, the business has continued to thrive as well as has actually began to develop HO and N scale models. In addition to this they have likewise presented commercial rail lines.

This company believes come a long way and its rich history has functioned as a platform on which all its subsequent success can build upon. The business still holds a big share of the existing design train market and aims to maintain the exact same spirit of the founder, which is to create magnificent trains that supply enjoyment to enthusiasts not just in the United States however also all over the world.

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