ED BERG’S MARX LAYOUT GETS A NEW HOME
The 40 x 60-inch display also gets a new name.
AMERICAN FLYER GULF TANK CAR
Lionel’s no. 9100 helped revive S gauge in 1979.
TRAIN RIGHT OUT OF HISTORY!
American Flyer’s Frontiersman set sold with executive flair.
THREE-RAIL JOYS OF REALISM
Capturing the feel of the Northern Pacific in 50 square feet.
LIONEL’S COAL ELEVATOR
Handling black diamonds with the colorful no. 97.
HOW TO ADD A SMALL SIGN BUSINESS
A structure and fencing are all you need.
FAMILIAR WITH THE LIONEL D-189 DISPLAY?
It’s a perfect choice for your first – or next – layout.
OUR FAMILY SALUTED THE BALTIMORE COLTS OF 1959
American Flyer, Lionel, and football made the perfect display.
EDITOR’S DESK, pg. 5
LETTERS, pg. 6
MODERN ERA NOTES, pg. 8
PHOTO ALBUM, pg. 10
NEWS & PRODUCTS, pg. 14
Collectible cars, Frank Ellison repro building, Plasticville, U.S.A. book
VIEWS FROM THE UNDERGROUND, pg. 17
QUESTIONS & ANSWERS, pg. 18
GREATEST FIND, pg. 29
A colorful Lionel set from J.C. Penney
REVIEWS, pg. 50
Lionel LionChief 2.0 GG1, Menards Amtrak station
AD INDEX, pg. 57
TIPS & TECHNIQUES, pg. 58
Make a covered hopper
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