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Spring 2003

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

Savoring the daily grind

True Color

Wreck clean-up on the L&N

Fallen Flags Remembered

Wheeling & Lake Erie

A Classic Year

1939: Cavalcade of Streamliners

The Way It Was

Who Was Miss Hazen, by Harry Bruce • One Day in March, by David Lustig • Magic Carpet to Durham, by Curt Tillotson Jr. • This is Richmond? by Jack N. Bruce Jr. • The Columbus Junction Canine Caper, by W. L. Gwyer

Car Stop

Streamlined and standard in Philadelphia

Second Section

New book: Travel by Train, by Michael Zega and John Gruber; R&LHS award winners

Bumping Post

Savannah (Ga.) Union Station

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Rail action at a moment in time.


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