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Summer 2004

Classic Trains is a quarterly magazine celebrating the "golden years of railroading." Each issue covers the North American railroad scene from the 1920s to the late 1970s with extraordinary photographs and compelling writing. Giant steam locomotives, colorful streamliners, down-home local trains, great passenger terminals, recollections of railroaders and train-watchers . . . they're all in the pages of Classic Trains.

Departments

Editor's Page

No Boondoggle in Swampoodle

True Color

E's for MoPac's Eagles

Fallen Flags Remembered

Grand Trunk Western

A Classic Year

1927: Steam Rides High, a King Comes Calling

The Way It Was

Deepest Twilight on the Rutland, by Bruce W. Beardsley • Now I Understand, by David Lustig • Thank You, Q, by Bob Jack

Second Section

D.C.'s quick recovery, railroaders as resources

Car Stop

Third Avenue line, Manhattan's last el

Bumping Post

Santa Fe and Union stations, Oklahoma City

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Profiles on the six major diesel-locomotive manufacturing companies.

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