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Winter 2004

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

Left-Hand Men

True Color

CB&Q 4-4-0 at Galesburg, Ill.

Fallen Flags Remembered

Central Vermont

A Classic Year

1936: Streamliners on the Fast Track

The Way It Was

When the Green Hornet Raced the Hiawatha, by Gil Reid • One Man's Favorite Locomotive, by George Gillespie • Temporary Block Station, by W. L. Gwyer •

Car Stop

D.C.'s Stylish Sightseer

Second Section

261's Milwaukee (Road) Homecoming

Bumping Post

Fort Street Union Depot, Detroit

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Rail action at a moment in time.


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