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January 2022

The January 2022 issue of Classic Toy Trains

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In this Issue

Modeling winter on an O gauge diorama

Plus other techniques to create a dynamic layout

Ives still thrives for one family

A passenger set has run strong since 1926

Why I enjoy my toy trains and layout

A talented young modeler finishes her first layout

Regrettable decision

A Lionel no. 726 Berkshire not bought at Madison Hardware

Special Flyer freight from Gimbels

A never-before-reported S gauge train set

The Christmas train

Family tradition with a Lionel set

Two boys loving one Christmas layout

This simple O gauge display never loses its appeal

Lionel’s NIBCO Express set

More than meets the eye

Dad builds a three-loop empire

Appreciation for an O gauge layout

Winter arrives on a great S gauge layout

A section of Michael Mitter’s railroad highlights Christmas

Also in this issue:

EDITOR’S DESK, pg. 4

PHOTO ALBUM, pg. 8

LETTERS, pg. 12

NEWS & PRODUCTS, pg. 14
Atlas O container, weathering materials

MODERN ERA NOTES, pg. 17

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS, pg. 20

COLLECTIBLE CLASSICS, pg. 22

VIEWS FROM THE UNDERGROUND, pg. 23

S GAUGE THEN NOW AND THEN, pg. 24

GREATEST FIND, pg. 46

WEEKEND WORKSHOP, pg. 54

REVIEWS, pg. 58
MTH RailKing SW1, Atlas O holiday boxcars

AD INDEX, pg. 65

TIPS & TECHNIQUES, pg. 66
Make foliage and a track cleaning boxcar