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Summer 2015

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.

In Every Issue

Welcome

Color in a black-and-white world

Contributors

Meet this issue's crew

Head End

Southbound from snowbound Buffalo • San Francisco comes to Lake Michigan • Smoke duct demonstration • What a place for a photo stop! • Charles W. Lindenberg obituary

Fast Mail

Letters from our readers

True Color

Helping hand on the Union Pacific — a Baldwin diesel and a 4-8-4

Fallen Flags Remembered

The Difficult Life of the Tennessee Central

Classics Today

Pullman Rail Journeys

The Way It Was

The Last FA • We Volunteered for KP • First Day on the Job: South Amboy

Car Stop

Variety on Canada's Niagara, St. Catharines & Toronto

Ready Track

Reviews of new books

Bumping Post

Central Railroad of New Jersey's Sunday Morning at Barnegat, N.J.

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WELCOME

Welcome to Classic Trains, a magazine and website celebrating the North American Railroad scene from the 1920s through the 1970s.

STEAM LOCOMOTIVES

Learn about the many types of locomotives — from tiny 0-4-0s to the giant Big Boy — that powered the railroads for more than a century. Read more now. »

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