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Neil Young Sells His Model Trains

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If you had to pick a musical legend that was into model trains I suppose Neil Young would be pretty high on that list.

Neil Young is selling off some of his collectibles as a benefit for the Bridge School in California. Included are more than 230 trains, studio gear and a few of his cars too.

The trains are predicted to sell for as much as $9,000 a piece, while Young's cars could fetch bids as high as $300,000, according to Reuters.

Young began collecting model trains in the '90s with his son Ben, who has cerebral palsy as a way of sharing a hobby.

The Bridge School aids kids like Ben with severe speech and physical impairments.

Young even began working with Richard Kughn, a Detroit businessman who owned Lionel Trains, to develop a remote control that made operating the trains easier for the handicapped.

“Collecting all of these items has been my great joy," says Young.  

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