Classic Toy Trains January 2017

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Give your railroad an identity
By Stanley Trzoniec
Decals and a little paint help you build the brand of your O or S layout.

Build a traditional-style Christmas display layout
By Frank Mills
Tips from a family with more than a century of holiday layout experience.

Install steady lighting for an American Flyer caboose
By Lee Olson
Improve your classic postwar caboose’s operation.

Painting a special engine
By Michael Fournier
A custom-painted train unlocks magic for a special little girl.

6 simple steps to realistic concrete paving
By Frank Knautz
Making great-looking streets, parking lots, and sidewalks is easy.

Cowboy in a 3-rail paradise
By Roger Carp
Half a century with Lionel trains began in Christmas 1956.

Start packing your bags for Pennsylvania!
By Roger Carp
Charlie Jones creates an O gauge tour of the Keystone State.

A knockout Marx display surfaces after 75 years
By Mike Mauntel
This surviving Marx display helped J.C. Penney’s announce the arrival of the 1940 holiday season.

Lionel's seldom-seen Macy's department store train sets
Prewar promotional outfits developed for a department store.
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