MILWAUKEE LIONEL RAILROAD CLUB
The group’s O gauge layout keeps getting better
LIONEL NO. 2020 TURBINE FROM 1946
A smokin’ addition to the early O-27 line
WHAT’S THE FUN IF THEY DON’T RUN?
A layout to store and operate a colorful (mostly) Marx collection
SMOKE SET THE TOY TRAIN WORLD ON FIRE
Lionel and Flyer raced to be first with this effect in 1946
AMERICAN FLYER’S SINGLEDOME GULF TANK CARS
Realistic models filled the S gauge roster between 1951 and ’57
HOLIDAY NOSTALGIA ON AN O GAUGE LAYOUT
Modern Lionel trains changed Christmas for Richard Doolittle
UNTOLD STORY: BEHIND THE LIONEL STOCK-WATCH
A forgotten product for farmers
WHAT DOES LIONEL SHARE WITH F.D.R. AND KING KONG?
Richard Mack’s been a toy train fan since 1933
EDITOR’S DESK, pg. 4
LETTERS, pg. 6
PHOTO ALBUM, pg. 8
NEWS & PRODUCTS, pg. 14
Atlas O offerings, a unique TCA reefer, books, and more!
QUESTIONS & ANSWERS, pg. 20
VIEWS FROM THE UNDERGROUND, pg. 23
S GAUGE THEN NOW AND THEN, pg. 24
REVIEWS, pg. 58
Lionel Legacy GP30
AD INDEX, pg. 65
TIPS & TECHNIQUES, pg. 66
Repairing broken Flyer stirrup steps
In the pages of CLASSIC TOY TRAINS magazine you'll find information about building, operating, and enhancing toy train layouts; track plans, repair and maintenance tips, profiles of collectible postwar and prewar trains, and more.