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Winter 2007

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.


Editor's Page

Century vs. Broadway: The camera didn’t lie


Meet this issue's crew

True Color

Backstage in Chicago with BRC and CSL

Fast Mail

Letters from our readers

Fallen Flags Remembered

CN’s Newfoundland Railway

A Classic Year

1934: Streamlining sweeps the nation

The Way It Was

Super Bowl Sunday on the Santa Fe • Hi-cubes and Fruit Cans on the NYC • Creating the World’s Largest Fusee on the C&NW

Car Stop

"The Rapid": Cleveland's dual-personality system

Ready Track

Brief reviews of books and DVD's

Second Section

More cliffhangers for Texas State Railroad

Bumping Post

Texas & Pacific’s Forth Worth skyscraper

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Profiles on the six major diesel-locomotive manufacturing companies.


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