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Fall 2007

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.


Truce Color

The Empire Builder in Big Sky Blue

Fallen Flags Remembered

Lehigh & Hudson River

A Classic Year

1952: A year of natural calamities and construction

The Way It Was

Riding a mixed train on the Northern Alberta Railways • Firing an Illinois Central 2-8-2

Car Stop

Two gauges in Portland, Ore.

Bumping Post

Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines’ terminal in Cape May, N.J.

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Rail action at a moment in time.


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