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July/August 2022

The July/August 2022 issue of Classic Toy Trains

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In this Issue

Cooperation reigns supreme

Visiting the Nassau, N.Y., Lionel Operating Engineers’ layout.

Marking a new era in railroading

Lionel’s no. 9141 Burlington Northern gondola.

Union Pacific Alco diesels

Yellow and silver Lionel beauties from 1950-54.

Solving a great Marx train mystery

Truth behind the Tales of the Wells Fargo set.

Fixing a Lionel missile car

70 years and counting for this classic O gauge train

A new layout for an S gauge lifer

American Flyer trains have shaped Tom Barker.

A collector of trains and experiences

Ray Martin gives 110 percent all the time.

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 Amtrak engine; Menards ore cars; SceniKing backdrops; plus more

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS, pg. 20

S GAUGE NOW AND THEN, pg. 22

VIEWS FROM THE UNDERGROUND, pg. 23

REVIEWS, pg. 50
MTH RailKing SD70ACe and caboose; Menards switch tower

AD INDEX, pg. 57

TIPS & TECHNIQUES, pg. 58