Classic Toy Trains October 2010

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October 2010
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BUILD A MASSIVE WAREHOUSE BACKDROP FLAT
By John Sethian
Two Korber kits yield one tall, wide, and shallow building.
pg. 32

MAKE A FOAM MOUNTAIN
By Peter H. Riddle
Lofty scenery is easy when you use modern foam insulation board.
pg. 50

ADD A HELIX AND DOUBLE YOUR RAILROAD REAL ESTATE
By Roger Carp
Visit a layout that uses a helix to get twice as much railroad in the same amount of space.
pg. 54

CUSTOMIZE YOUR VEHICLE FLEET
By Hank Fineberg
Use these tips to turn ordinary car models into eye-catching 1950s street rods.
pg. 60

IMPROVING THE 1957 LIONEL CATALOG LAYOUT
By John Rusterholz
Hobbyists have long been intrigued by a layout illustrated in Lionel's 1957 catalog. Here's how to build it.
pg. 38

MOM BUILDS A LAYOUT
By Judy Page
Looking for a hobby she could share with her young sons opened the door to a lifetime O gauge fun.
pg. 40

THIS LAYOUT CONNECTS A FAMILY
By Roger Carp
Forrest Jerome's four daughters influenced the design of his 20 x 12-foot O gauge layout.
pg. 44

LOUIS MARX WAS THE HENRY FORD OF TOY TRAIN PRODUCTION
By John A. Grams
Louis Marx wanted to make sure that the parent of every Depression-era boy who wanted an electric train could buy one for him without destroying the family budget.
pg. 64

CHOOSING THE POSTWAR ERA'S ALL-TIME GREATEST TOY TRAINS
By Roger Carp
An exclusive look at a new book that counts down the best from Lionel, Gilbert, Marx, and others.
pg. 66
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