RESTORING LIONEL TRAINS TO GREATNESS
L&L Model Train Restoration marks half a century.
CHRISTMAS DISPLAY BUILT FAST & SMART
Dave Mills had less than 30 square feet to work with.
IT DOES EVERYTHING!
Engine facilities offer a lot of visual and operating possibilities.
SMALL LAYOUT WITH BIG IDEAS
S gauge models inhabit an imaginary city.
'S' STOOD FOR SILVER AT LIONEL
The story behind an oddly stamped box.
IDEAL LAYOUT FOR A GUY NAMED AL
Postwar memories thrive on this O gauge display.
AN APPETIZING KITBASH
Cooking up something special from a Plasticville kit.
FAMILIES AND LIONEL TRAINS
Two readers share their boyhood memories.
EDITOR’S DESK, pg. 4
LETTERS, pg. 6
MODERN ERA NOTES, pg. 8
PHOTO ALBUM, pg. 10
NEWS & PRODUCTS, pg. 14
Club offerings, LCCA Christmas car, lots of special magazines
COLLECTIBLE CLASSICS, pg. 18
Lionel’s no. 1432W passenger outfit
QUESTIONS & ANSWERS, pg. 20
S GAUGE NOW AND THEN, pg. 22
VIEWS FROM THE UNDERGROUND, pg. 24
REVIEWS, pg. 56
Lionel LionChief Plus 2.0 Genesis
AD INDEX, pg. 65
TIPS & TECHNIQUES, pg. 66
A pair of digital pointers
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.