In the pages of CLASSIC TOY TRAINS magazine you’ll find information about building, operating, and enhancing toy train layouts; track plans, repair and maintenance tips, profiles of collectible postwar and prewar trains, and more.
Conquer the corner!
Collectible varieties of Lionel’s no. 9701-B boxcar
Tanks for the memories!
Saluting the world of work
An O gauge salute to big steel and the Pennsy
Collecting the best Lionel postwar factory layouts
Build the layout of a lifetime
Simple steps for diagnosing broken smoke units
O gauge covered hoppers from Menards, Lionel offers a Heisler steam locomotive, MTH adds a General Electric U50C.
Questions & Answers
A Coors Beer boxcar from Kris Model Trains.
Views from the Underground
O gauge 44-ton diesel from MTH Electric Trains and Lionel’s new LionChief Plus GP20.
Tips, Tools, & Techniques