March 2021

March 2021 issue of Classic Toy Trains


In this Issue

Collectible classics: Menard's No. 279-1960 Camaraderie Bar & Grill

Prices have been going up on this recently produced structure.

Lionel Trains for 1979

Much to admire in a great year from the MPC era

New generation 'conquers O gauge' modeling

Jason Stuckert builds a layout for the 21st Century

Dad left no choice in the matter

Sometimes a love of toy trains comes automatically at home.

Lionel's operating cattle car

Shake, rattle, and moo with a No. 3656

Had I discovered an undocumented variation?

A Lionel No. 610 Erie switcher unlike any other.

Creating an eye-catching construction scene

The right figures and details make all the difference.

Seeing forever on an S gauge masterpiece

Grand vistas and perfect main lines fill Mike Mitter’s home layout.