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Spring 2007

Classic Trains Spring 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.


True Color: Hat Trick on the Triple Track

In a rare color photo, the North Coast Limited, Empire Builder, and California Zephyr cool their heels at Aurora, Ill.

Fallen Flags Remembered: Boston & Maine

Northern New England’s largest railroad made a lasting impact

A Classic Year: 1957

Floods in the Midwest, Florida East Coast restores passenger service, Buffalo Creek & Gauley drops its fires, Milwaukee gets a new station, Atlantic Coast Line goes for six-motor diesels

The Way It Was

Roselle to Jersey City: A Farewell • Crandic’s Electric Social Train • Serving the President of the Katy • The Cat’s Out of the Bag on the N&W

Car Stop

L.A.'s Yellow Streetcars

Bumping Post

Wilmington, N.C., on the Atlantic Coast Line

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Rail action at a moment in time.


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