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November 2021

The November 2021 issue of Classic Toy Trains

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In this Issue

True student of all things Lionel

Trains and documents fascinate George Schmid.

Flyer no. 912 Koppers tank car

This model highlighted the chemical industry’s ties with railroading.

Take a ride on the O gauge Reading

One modeler’s three-rail tribute to his favorite fallen flag.

A car that drew short-term interest

Developing the no. 6050 Lionel Savings Bank.

Built with the spirit of Gilbert

Tradition shapes Bill Clark’s S gauge layout.

Modeling a logging switcher

Lionel’s no. 614 locomotive is the starting point for this project.

Marx diesels from Fairbanks-Morse

Colorful lithographed engines brighten O gauge layouts.

Lionel marks 100 years of Lady Liberty

Train Master set recalls American freedom.

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 rolling stock and buildings, club cars, books, a special issue

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS, pg. 20

VIEWS FROM THE UNDERGROUND, pg. 23

S GAUGE THEN NOW AND THEN, pg. 24

REVIEWS, pg. 56
First look: Menard’s F3 engine; Lionel Legacy Soo Line 4-6-0

AD INDEX, pg. 65

TIPS & TECHNIQUES, pg. 66
Test transformer phase; a starlight defense