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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.
Chasing the disappearing past
Texas & Pacific
J. Parker Lamb
A Grand Trunk Western 2-8-2 pinch-hitting at Pontiac, Mich.
1947: Trains of Freedom and the Future
Railroading in Maine at 40 Below Zero, by Marvin Dow • Green Beans and Trains, by Harry V. Noble • “Happy 10th Birthday, David Watson!” by David W. Salter • An Underrated Diesel, by Bruce Beardsley • An Unsolved Mystery It Remains, by J. David Ingles
An Improbable 2-10-2 Revival in Iowa
Boston’s North Station
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