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September/October 2022

The September/October 2022 issue of Classic Toy Trains

Featured

In this Issue

Trains Over Texas

Taking an O gauge tour of the Lone Star State.

 

Lionel's no. 2436 observation

An overlooked passenger car with a secret.

 

A change of scene

A modeler moves a yard and puts a town in its place.

Gilbert's piggybacks

Details on Flyer’s Monon flatcars with trailers.

Lionel searchlight car with an orange hood

My greatest find came from Madison Hardware.

 

Lionel's prewar tribute to the Hiawatha

This landmark scale steamer pulled classic O gauge sets.

Hot spot for Marx

John Torgerson knows how to direct his trains.

 

Lionel's no. 164 log loader spanned the 1940s

This outstanding accessory bridged the prewar and postwar eras.

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
Atlas O offerings, special cars, In Memoriam

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS, pg. 20

S GAUGE NOW AND THEN, pg. 22

VIEWS FROM THE UNDERGROUND, pg. 23

REVIEWS, pg. 50
Atlas O GP7, Lionel American Flyer Pacific

AD INDEX, pg. 57

TIPS & TECHNIQUES, pg. 58
Keeping rolling stock on the layout, plus track tips