In this section you'll find some of the most interesting and popular articles that have appeared in the pages of Classic Toy Trains magazine since it's first issue in 1987.
Memories of his father and inspiration from his wife and daughters influence every aspect of the layout Forrest built as a retirement project.
Otto used a lifetime of knowledge about toy and full-size trains to design and build his 9 x 16-foot O gauge layout.
This model railroad's quality is the result of imagination, patience, and willingness to keep working on an area until the builder likes the results.
When Lionel decided to stand back and minimize its risks, American Model Toys' pioneering design and aggressive advertising helped AMT's passenger cars win acceptance in the O gauge market in 1950.
This article first appeared in the February 2004 issue of Classic Toy Trains magazine. Subscribers can read it now if they didn't catch it the first time around.