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Winter 2013


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.

In Every Issue


Big Boys on the move!


Meet this issue's crew

Head End

Pullman roundup • Railway & Locomotive Historical Society announces 3 award winners • Jim Neubauer obituary

Fast Mail

Letters from our readers

True Color

Western limiteds meet in Los Angeles — an SP PA and a UP E6

Fallen Flags Remembered

Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range

Classics Today

Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

The Way it Was

The Great F-Unit Safari • Chicago & North Western's Extreme Equipment Testers • Big News in Thurmont

Car Stop

Beantown trolleys — variety in Boston, Mass.

Second Section

Football, 1; Steam, 0

Ready Track

Reviews of new books and new DVD

Bumping Post

Santa Fe's landmark in San Diego

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Rail action at a moment in time.


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