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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.

An O gauge display creates magical Christmas memories
By Ed Werner
A Classic Toy Trains plan inspired the O gauge Polar Mountain & Warren
Rediscover a wonderful look at American Flyer trains
By Roger Carp
Arthur Getz put S gauge beauties on a 1955 New Yorker magazine cover
This flexible layout can be changed in a day
By Roger Carp
Robert Cone built a unique three-rail empire of almost infinite variety
Windows to yesterday
By Roger Carp
Recalling the great years when trains filled store windows at Christmas
Simple gifts spark lifelong love for Lionel trainsIssue Item
By Roger Carp
Two Classic Toy Trains readers received similar O gauge outfits while growing up in New Jersey
Prewar gems highlighted a legendary train collection
By Joe Algozzini, Roger Carp
In the early days of CTT, Mel Nicholas generously shared his very finest trains
Finding happiness in building a playground for O gauge trains
By Roger Carp
The way Bill DiMenna sees it, there’s nothing better than letting a layout provide amusement
By Ray Stuber
The O gauge Appalachian Central provides plenty of action in 8 x 12 feet
An S gauger revisits Flyer's scale model line for 1964
By George Hoffer
Remembering the end of the line for Gilbert’s “scale model line.”
Editor's Desk
Photo Album
Questions & Answers
Collectible Classics
Lionel’s no 6826 flatcar with Christmas trees
Views from the Underground
Weekend Workshop
Tips, Tools, & Techniques
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