TRUE STUDENT OF ALL THINGS LIONEL
Trains and documents fascinate George Schmid.
FLYER NO. 912 KOPPERS TANK CAR
This model highlighted the chemical industry’s ties with railroading.
TAKE A RIDE ON THE O GAUGE READING
One modeler’s three-rail tribute to his favorite fallen flag.
A CAR THAT DREW SHORT-TERM INTEREST
Developing the no. 6050 Lionel Savings Bank.
BUILT WITH THE SPIRIT OF GILBERT
Tradition shapes Bill Clark’s S gauge layout.
MODELING A LOGGING SWITCHER
Lionel’s no. 614 locomotive is the starting point for this project.
MARX DIESELS FROM FAIRBANKS-MORSE
Colorful lithographed engines brighten O gauge layouts.
LIONEL MARKS 100 YEARS OF LADY LIBERTY
Train Master set recalls American freedom.
EDITOR’S DESK, pg. 4
LETTERS, pg. 6
MODERN ERA NOTES, pg. 8
PHOTO ALBUM, pg. 10
NEWS & PRODUCTS, pg. 14
Atlas O rolling stock and buildings, club cars, books, a special issue
QUESTIONS & ANSWERS, pg. 20
VIEWS FROM THE UNDERGROUND, pg. 23
S GAUGE THEN NOW AND THEN, pg. 24
REVIEWS, pg. 56
First look: Menard’s F3 engine; Lionel Legacy Soo Line 4-6-0
AD INDEX, pg. 65
TIPS & TECHNIQUES, pg. 66
Test transformer phase; a starlight defense
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