Howard Timmerman Sale 2019-05-31T13:04:53+00:00

Howard Timmerman Sale

Public Auctions of Electric Train Property

Preview: Friday, July 20, 2018 (1:00 PM – 5:30 PM)

Friday, July 20, 2018 @ 5:30 PM
Saturday, July 21, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

620 N Apple Street, Greenfield, IN 46140

Howard Timmerman will offer his Electric Train Collection at public auction, as he has had to downsize and relocate to assisted living. Auction at the Hancock County 4H fairgrounds in Greenfield, Indiana. From I-70 east of Indianapolis to Greenfield (SR 9) exit then South to US 40 (see courthouse) then East approximately 1 mile to light at Apple Street, then North 6 blocks to Fairgrounds on:

Friday Evening, July 20 @ 5:30 PM

An offering of railroad related items will be offered, including photographs, posters, books, magazines, etc. Offering to include several “Official Guides of the Railways” including originals from June 1916, February 1931, November 1934, July 1937, and February 1940. There will be reprints also. There will be accessories and parts available. Most of these items are boxed and have not been listed it directly. The purpose of the Friday evening offering is to take some of the edge off of getting everything done on Saturday and to allow patrons to have a good preview period for the trains and other toys. Do not let the brevity of this ad fool you – there is a lot to be offered.

Saturday, July 21 @ 10:00 AM

Large assortment of 1930s and 1940s electric trains including Pride Lines 752E2B City of Portland with one power unit 752E, one baggage car 752B, two coaches 753, one observation 754, and four vestibules (per seller, condition is mint); K-Line K-2126 AT&SF A-A’s Twin Powered and Dummy Condition Excellent; Mike’s Train House including: N.Y. C. Hudson #5344 MT-1108-3 rail excellent, New Standard Gauge Tinplate 392E, Like new No 427 Philadelphia, Like new No. 424 Liberty Bell, No 425 Stephen Girard, No. 426 Coral Isle like new, and MTH-Leland Detroit Mono-Rail Train set excellent; large offering of American Flyer including several Pullman Cars, #1622-6R Observation, City of Denver 4 unit, 34680 Hudson (2-6-4) – no tender; just to name a few. Mr. Timmerman’s inventory list will be attached for study. In addition, there will be lots of track, tables, display racks, and much more. See the pictures!

Terms: Cash, Approved Indiana Check, Master Care & Visa. Not responsible for accidents or property after sold. Settlement to be made auction day. Any auctioneer announcements made day of sale to take precedence over written material. All to show drivers license at sign in. No buyer’s premium!!

Note: This is an emotional time for Seller. This collection of trains is most all from the 1930’s up to WWII. We have held down the print advertising, and will rely on pictures found on and Auctioneer Number 20636, and the attached inventory list given by Mr. Timmerman. We aim to be as accurate as possible, but there could be a few discrepancies, due to seller’s inability to go to the basement where this large offering was set up and or stored. The facility is full service, and food will be offered by Goodness and Grace Catering.

View Inventory List

For info call Steve at 317-716-8679, Matt at 317-498-4834, or Jim at 317-796-3121

For email inquiries email Steve at


Steve Sanford AU01028055 317-716-8679

Matt Joyce AU10900131 317-498-4834

Jim Turney AU 08600092 317-796-3121

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