Homage to a grand old train store
- HELP FROM YOUR LOCAL CRAFTS STORE. // Classic Toy Trains;Sep2011, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p54
The article offers information on crafts store finds that can be used to enhanced O and S miniature train gauge layouts. These items are in the 5 and 10 U.S. dollar price range and are available at stores. They cover a variety of interests including scenery, structures, and tools. They include...
- Miscellaneous. // Garden Railways;Feb2008, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p14
This section presents updates related to railroad model enthusiasts. An exclusive distribution agreement was signed by LGB of America with MÃ¤rklin to distribute and service LGB products in North America. It announces that Garden Railroad Builder's Logs are now available online at...
- Something special. Sperandeo, Andy // Model Railroader;Feb2001, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p6
Reflects on the relationship among model railroaders, visitors and operators. Incident that happened during a layout tour at a regional convention; Pleasure of individual creation involved in model railroading.
- Modeling the railroad that went to sea. Winter, Cal; Allen, Ross // Model Railroader;Feb2001, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p60
Discusses the design and construction of an HO scale model of the Florida East Coast Railway's Key West Extension. Layout style; Scenery, structures and details; Track and roadbed.
- Old Kate in the weeds. Rice, Iain // Model Railroader;Feb2001, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p68
Features a room-size layout set of a model railroad set in the Midwest. Dilemma encountered by prototype-oriented modelers; Requirements for building the model; Model layout.
- A great 4 x 8 Maggie's Cove. Methlie, Dave // Model Railroader;Feb2001, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p84
Features a 4x8-foot HO layout of a complete model railroad. Main theme of the model; Layout design; Power supply.
- A season for trains. Swanson, Carl // Classic Toy Trains;Dec2010, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p8
In this article, the author explains why the Christmas season is a season for trains and offers information on the re-design of the website, ClassicToyTrains.com, the homepage of the journal "Classic Toy Trains."
- PHOTO ALBUM. // Classic Toy Trains;Sep2011, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p12
This section presents photographs of toy train subjects including a 12 x 18-foot O gauge Ligonier Valley RR layout, a 16 x 24 O gauge layout in the town of Mason, Michigan, and a gauge layout in Lahaska, Pennsylvania.
- Lionel prewar no. 79 highway light. Grams, John; Mania, Joseph L. // Classic Toy Trains;Sep2011, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p23
The article presents questions and answers related to miniature trains including the wiring diagram that shows the bimetallic strip of a Lionel prewar no. 79 and how it is wired, what color the tell-tale poles and bases are supposed to be for Lionel postwar nos. 3376 and 3386 operating giraffe...