S: Grandpa Choo Choo & Popcorn
BC: To my husband Frank with Lots of Love, Vickie
FC: Grandpa Choo Choo & Popcorn
1: It all started January of 2009. Frank decided to make a train table. His faithful companion Popcorn helped him and supervised him everyday.
2: Popcorn always by his side
3: Frank painted the table & houses
5: Frank formed and shaped the mountain out of paper. Then painted and landscaped it with grass and trees and waterfalls.
7: The Train can stop at the carnival with a merry-go round , tilt-a-whirl, ferris wheel and parachute jump.
8: He even built a bridge over the fireplace
10: Lake with Tree & canoe | Florist Shop | Train Station | Pizza Parlor | Pet Shop | Old Time Stores
11: Train Town USA
14: Franks Trains
15: The Trains run on 3 walls in the family room. They light up, whistle, blow steam and also talk
17: TRAINS, TRAINS AND MORE TRAINS
18: Grandpa Choo Choo at the control
19: Grandpa Choo Choo at the train control | The best part is seeing the grandkids faces light up
20: Trains are fun for all ages
23: Frank ran out of space in the family room, so the next step was to take it outside. Where he built a Garden Train Track. This track went the whole section of the back yard and around the tree. He put 600- Lbs of stones under the track, and he built wooden trestles to go all around.
24: Frank worked and worked while his faithful companion Popcorn watched from the door.
25: He wired & tested & retested over and over till he got it perfect
27: The Garden Train really completed the yard Beautifully.
28: Frank is very proud of how his garden track turned out
30: GRANDPA | GRANDPA
31: Once upon a time there was an engineer Choo Choo Grandpa was his name , we hear. He had an engine and he sure had fun He used Good & Plenty candy to make his train run Grandpa says "Love my Good & Plenty!" Grandpa says "Really rings my bell" Grandpa says " Love my Dogie Popcorn" Don't know any other dogie that I love so well!
32: Now comes the fun part, showing it off to everyone
34: Trains are the number 1 hobby in the world, believe it or not
36: Every Train has to have a covered bridge. So Frank got some wood & proceeded to build one.
37: Frank thought that maybe Popcorn would like to try it out, Maybe it could be a dog house. NOT!!
38: DOG HOUSE
39: TRAIN HOUSE