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.
Blending steam and diesel eras on a realistic O gauge railroad
Dress up your tubular track
Imagination soars on a nostalgic O gauge railroad
Collectible Lionel sets made 1964 a year to remember
One hobbyist’s long and winding path to a great layout
The fascination of Lionel’s “transition” cars of the 1970s
Remembering American Flyers evocative box art of the 1950s
When a boy wrote to Ives, the company’s president listened
Questions & Answers
Lionel’s no. 1519WS O-27 outfit from 1954.
Views from the Underground
Basic American Flyer steam locomotive maintenance
Tips, Tools, & Techniques