Classic Toy Trains October 2018

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Tomato red Lionel boxcars
By Mike Stella
How a collecting group created a spicy boxcar variation in 1994.

A route for the railroad: Add track, wiring, and terrain
By Kent Johnson
Our project railroad series continues with a step-by-step guide

Never a lone wolf with trains
By Roger Carp
Cooperation and camaraderie reflect what this veteran hobbyist loves about his trains and his 21 x 62-foot O gauge empire.

Finding the sweet spot
By Roger Carp
How S gauge modeler William Novak balances realism with fancy on his 8½ x 14-foot layout – plus 12 tips for finding your own balance!

Discover the first Ives freight and passenger stations
By Dave McEntarfer
After a disastrous fire destroyed its factory, accessories revitalized Ives Manufacturing Corp., America’s premier toy train maker, in 1902.

Layout within a layout
By Peter H. Riddle
Add action by using an N scale train as an amusement park ride.
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