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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.
Color in a black-and-white world
Meet this issue's crew
Southbound from snowbound Buffalo • San Francisco comes to Lake Michigan • Smoke duct demonstration • What a place for a photo stop! • Charles W. Lindenberg obituary
Letters from our readers
Helping hand on the Union Pacific — a Baldwin diesel and a 4-8-4
The Difficult Life of the Tennessee Central
Pullman Rail Journeys
The Last FA • We Volunteered for KP • First Day on the Job: South Amboy
Variety on Canada's Niagara, St. Catharines & Toronto
Reviews of new books
Central Railroad of New Jersey's Sunday Morning at Barnegat, N.J.
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