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March/April 2022

The March/April 2022 issue of Classic Toy Trains

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In this Issue

Tribute to a hi-rail pioneer

Herb Lindsay broke ground with realistic O gauge modeling

Collectible Classics: Thomas Industries wine tank car

A sweet O gauge tank car we can all drink to

Lionel rides back to the Old West

Diverse General sets of the modern era

Treasure bag inside a garbage bag

Grandpa changed a new modeler’s life

American Flyer passenger car variations

How Gilbert decorated certain models created collectible S gauge differences

Bells, bells, bells at Lionel

The story behind the no. 155 ringing signal

Taking chances with an O gauge empire

Richard Schutt finds satisfaction when building

Also in this issue:

EDITOR’S DESK, pg. 4

LETTERS, pg. 6

MODERN ERA NOTES, pg. 8

PHOTO ALBUM, pg. 10

NEWS & PRODUCTS, pg. 14
New Atlas O catalog, Menards Valley Motors

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS, pg. 18

S GAUGE THEN NOW AND THEN, pg. 20

VIEWS FROM THE UNDERGROUND, pg. 21

WEEKEND WORKSHOP, pg. 48
Motorize a Lionel piggyback loader

REVIEWS, pg. 52
Lionel Legacy BNSF Genset

AD INDEX, pg. 57

TIPS & TECHNIQUES, pg. 58
Securing flatcar loads; keep your silica gel