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Winter 2000

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

When Things Aren't What They Seem

Fallen Flags Remembered

Western Maryland

A Classic Year

1949: New diesels, old steam

The Way It Was

Green Bay to Chicago Death March • By John A. Grams The Pyramid • By Vernon L. Smith E Unit for Sale: $1.00 • By Alexander J. Stoops Jr. Ridgway Pusher • By William Hoehn The Fix Was In • By Ken Allsen

Bumping Post

Rock Island station, Des Moines

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Rail action at a moment in time.


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