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Spring 2010

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

Steam's golden anniversary


Meet this issue's crew

Head End

Items from railroad history, then and now

Fast Mail

Letters from our readers

True Color

Central of Georgia and Southern Railway diesels in Atlanta, 1957.

Fallen Flags Remembered

Chicago & Eastern Illinois, by Kevin P. Keefe

The Way It Was

Return Trip to Tucumcari • GG1 at Swarthmore • Santa Fe Train 76 vs. 17 Tons of Sand • IC 4-8-2 seen from a CB&Q Dome

Car Stop

West Penn Railways

Ready Track

Brief reviews of recent classic era railroad books and a DVD

Second Section

Who's who on the C&S Ehernberger special

Bumping Post

E7's at Bangor, Maine

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Rail action at a moment in time.


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