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Spring 2006

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

Keepers of the flame of history

True Color

C&EI's streamlined Pacific, Version 2

Fallen Flags Remembered

Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo

A Classic Year

1972: Amtrak Toddles on; More Mergers at Hand

The Way It Was

"There's My Grandfather's House!" by J. David Ingles • Penny Pictures of the Sandy River, by Mallory Hope Ferrell • The Official Guide as a Geography Text, by Bob Mohowski • An Understanding Family, by Steven Duff • Where Time Stood Still on the CN • Two Ways to Take Water on the CNJ

Car Stop

Trolleys in the Twin Cities

Second Section

C&EI 1008, uncovered; R&LHS history awards

Bumping Post

Augusta (Ga.) Union Station

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Stories about the railroads that formed Penn Central.


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