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Winter 2016

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

Living the classic era

Head End

Oil train, 1940s-style • 4-8-4s are on the march • Harold O. "Hal" Lewis Jr. Obituary • Pacific far from home • Depot rebirth in Roanoke

Mileposts

Commentary by Kevin P. Keefe

Fast Mail

Letters from our readers

True Color

Northern Pacific F units along the Yakima River

Fallen Flags Remembered

Spokane, Portland & Seattle

Classics Today

A half-century of Twin Cities preservation

The Way It Was

Steam Drama at Keyser • Working Out of Waverly • B&M Under Catenary — Again

Car Stop

Lone Star Interurban: Texas Electric

Ready Track

Reviews of new books and new DVD

Bumping Post

C&NW's lakefront depot in Milwaukee

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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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