Since 1999, Classic Trains Magazine has delighted railfans of all ages with priceless photographs, detailed history, and exciting recollections of railroading. Celebrating the golden years of North American railroading, this magazine covers trains from the 1940s to the early 1970s.
"Memories for Train Enthusiasts"
"Aside from the dramatic pictures and remembrances of days-gone-by, this magazine is a great resource for train enthusiasts and model railroaders. In our home, a G-scale train has become a family project, each family member contributing to the artwork, the crafting, the layout and design scheme, and the creative touches. All can be modified to fit the season. But make sure you have a very large area because it grows and grows, especially when you find sales." - by Mary.
Dive into the golden age of American railroading! Discover page after page on proud steam giants, colorful streamliners, great passenger terminals, down-home local trains, freight trains, and timeworn cabooses.
"This magazine appeals to my love for old trains, especially steam locomotives. Love the old photographs and nostalgia of this time period." - by Anonymous.
"Since I'm a bigger fan of steam locomotives over diesel this is a top-notch magazine. Just wish it came more often since it gives the best photos from the steam railroad days! I know the days are gone but not forgotten since they will never be anything like a steam locomotive chugging and making the ground rumble. It's an awesome experience su.ch as the magazine" – by REDBURLEY928.
In addition to vintage photography and captivating photo galleries, each issue of Classic Trains features first-hand accounts of railroaders and train watchers from previous generations. Get lost in the past with untold stories of Penn Station, "The Great Northeast Railroad Debacle," and more!
"Best Trains Ever"
"This magazine is great for anyone interested in the history of trains over the years. Lots of great photos of old trains." – by Anonymous.
"Between the photos & the information. Each issue is an education on railroading!" - by Rick.
"One of the best"
"One of the best sources that looks at the world of our youth, widely inhabited by trains, rails, and railroaders. One of my top two or three railroad magazines." - by Dean.
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"If You Like Trains…"
"A classic compilation of classic trains!" - by John.
"I think it is a great magazine, especially the old steam photos. Please keep the magazine COMING" - by SKIP.
From Kalmbach Publishing Co, Classic Trains publishes 4 issues a year but reserves the right to change the number of issues in an annual term, including discontinuing any format and substituting and/or modifying the manner in which the subscription is distributed.
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