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CTT 2007 Index - Classic Toy Trains
BIG oval O gauge track plan
SPECIAL 26 pages of inspiring layouts
Layouts • News • Projects
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How to build
a TALL trestle
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5-by-15 O gauge
track plan
ELECTRICAL TIPS
Troubleshoot your layout
with a multimeter Page 56
scenery Page 62
• Red rock
desert Page 42
A Lionel Milwaukee Road F3
diesel crosses a trestle built
from ready-made parts.
Turn to page 36 to learn more.
WIRE 1 LOOP
FOR 2 TRAINS Page 74
TRACK PLAN
Vol. 20 • Issue 5
FOR 2 SHEETS
OF PLYWOOD
Page 50
July
ATLAS O’s latest
Trainman diesel page 80
CTT VISITS a high-tech
layout factory Page 60
Scavenger hunt for
POSTWAR LIONEL CRANE
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Lionel’s BIGGEST
locomotive EVER Page 64
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Sure, Lionel’s no. 2332 GG1
electric looks good, but how
well does it perform? Page 53
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NEW MONORAIL
REVIEWED page 110
Layouts • News • Projects
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ESSENTIAL
p.46
HOW TO
• RUN LIONEL & MTH
digital systems
on one layout p. 86
Page 62
• BUILD a Christmas
EXCLUSIVE
COLUMN DEBUTS
HOW TO
page 48
October
WIN
A POS
LIONELTWAR
page 14SET!
O GAUGE
RAILROAD
Our 10 favorite
layouts
Build a
highway modern
overpass
turn to
REVIEWED see p.96
BUILD THIS
• GREAT-LOOKING SCENERY
• PERFECT WIRING
Lionel enjoyed a banner year in
1953. Joe Algozzini and Roger
Carp look at the year’s dazzling
trains. Page 38
STARTER SETS
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STEPBYSTEP
TIPS
for
• TROUBLE-FREE LAYOUTS
Page 52
September
Layouts • News • Projects
HOW-TO SPECIAL
• Making the most
of modest space Page 52
• New trains,
postwar look Page 68
• Tinplate with
S & O GAUGE CROSSING
classictoytrains.com • OCTOBER 2007
DREAM
LAYOUTS
VISIT 2
LAYOUTS
Page 58
Layouts • News • Projects
LIONEL
in ’53
YOUR REFRESHER COURSE ON:
• Transformers
• Electrical blocks
• Bus wires
• AND more
Page 36
03
20th ANNIVERSARY ISSUE • 132 PAGES!
A VINTAGE YEAR
WIRING
Use ready-made wooden
components
DESERT DOGBONE
$7.25 Canada
TWO
FOLDOUTS
AMERICAN FLYER
4-8-4 on our test track page 78
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Use ‘star’ WIRING
for layouts with MTH’s
control system Page 77
$5.95 •
Adding rivers,
streams,
and lakes to
your layout is
as easy as
1-2-3, page 42.
March
NEW 8x14 LIONEL FasTrack plan
Handbook on
A POSTWAR-STYLE LIONEL
‘J’ STEAMER Page 46
from sketch to
final drawing page 74
INSI
21 PAGEDE
S
February
Layouts • News • Projects
three all-time favorites Page 49
O GAUGE LAYOUTS
LARGE
& SMALL
Pages 38 & 68
Vol. 20 • Issue 4
BONUS Annual story index page 53
26
REVIEWS: BRAWNY
POWER from MTH
POSTWAR
RUNNERS!
OPERATING PROS & CONS of
Vol. 20 • Issue 3
new ZW controllers page 66
A POSTWA
R
DIESEL LIONEL
page SET!
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FO
RM
AT
LIONEL
TRACK PLAN
Vol. 20 • Issue 2
WIN
page 70
14 SMART TIPS for selling trains on eBay
QUICK & SIMPLE
Layouts • News • Projects
Use paint, Plexiglas, or easy-pour
plastic for great-looking water page 42
to an MTH subway page 70
January
HIAWATHA ON OUR
TEST TRACK Page 78
Big, medium & small
3 ways to make
HOW TO add lights
Steve Garofalo’s
layout celebrates
Lionel and its
Super O track.
LAST CHA
NCE
Two train operation using toggle switches page 83
LIONEL’S
3 INSPIRING
LAYOUTS >>
RIVERS
& LAKES
for city scenery page 40
WIRING DIAGRAM
3 walk-in layouts in O and S
classictoytrains.com • MARCH 2007
NEW
10PAGE SPECIAL!
28 TIPS
Install command
control & sound in
your old train page 66
TUNE UP
Layouts • News • Projects
from MTH RailKing page 84
Secrets of the vintage Santa Fe,
Rio Grande & New Haven diesels
HOW TO
How to build 1 crossing track
for 2 sizes of trains Page 72
NEW STEAM
LIONEL
locomotives
layout!
CELEBRATE 50 YEARS
of Super O track
with a modernized
1957 Lionel display,
a track profile & more!
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3 options for a bedroom TRACK PLAN
Inside 3 great
LIONEL
Layouts • News • Projects
LEARN to spot 6 Lionel fakes
page 46
display layout p. 76
Tracking the toy
train hobby Page 40
Flyer layout
builds a friendship Page 90
VISIT THIS
STUNNING
O GAUGE
RAILROAD
VISIT A MALL
WHERE TOY
TRAINS STAR p.56
Page 48
WE’LL SHOW YOU
HOW TO COMPLETE
THIS REALISTIC
LAYOUT p.46
MODERN COLLECTIBLE
Ore car roundup p.70
Bob Keller reviews the
operating Silver Bullet train Page 106
November
December
INDEX
Volume 20 • 2007
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under the author’s last name; and by subject, usually falling under one or more of the CTT subject categories.
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CTT subject categories:
Accessories
Cars
Collectors/operators
Concept and commentary
Construction and maintenance
Cover photos
Display
Electrical and control
Historical
Layout descriptions
Locomotives
Manufacturer
Sets
Toy Train Track Plans
Track plans
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A
Accessories
FasTrack and die-cast vehicles score top
marks, Sep p75
Lionel’s figures and their heirs, Feb p57
Piecing together a Lionel no. 182 magnetic
crane, Sep p52
Realistic signals shine brightly, May p75
Algozzini, Joe
Internet buyers beware! Mar p60
Lionel takes the right track in 1953, Oct
p38
*All about Super O track, Jan p52
*American Flyer coupler converter, May p73
*American Flyer legacy, Jan p58
Andrews, Karl
Runaway relay control, Sep p73
Armstrong, Stuart
Common trains, rarely cataloged, Dec p92
B
Besougloff, Neil
Command control is top trend, Jan p81
Dusty dogbone design, Jul p58
FasTrack up-and-over oval, Oct p66
From prewar to the digital age, Jan p66
Step-by-step track plan, Mar p74
20 fast wiring tips, Nov p44
2 sheets to grow on, Sep p50
*Best of both worlds, Oct p68
Beyer, Keith
Operating Lionel’s early Alcos, May p56
Operating Lionel’s 1950 no. 773 Hudson,
May p50
Operating Lionel’s no. 2332 GG1, May p53
*Big, fast, and basic, Feb p46
*Big steam makes a big impact, Mar p79
Bigliardi, Rick
Make your own operating helicopter car,
Dec p82
Brennan, Dennis
Build the Sandy Harbor Terminal Ry., Dec
p46
Make a realistic roadway crossing, Jan p56
*Brute stops here, The, May p64
*Build a modern highway overpass, Oct p48
*Build a multi-level Christmas tree layout,
Dec p76
*Build an O and S gauge crossing, Jul p72
*Build the Sandy Harbor Terminal Ry., Dec
p46
C
Carp, Roger
American Flyer legacy, Jan p58
Best of both worlds, Oct p68
Brute stops here, The, May p64
Clever track plan and great scenery, Oct
p52
CTT visits an innovative custom layout
builder, Oct p60
Great details on a mid-sized layout, Mar p52
Holiday without trains? Unthinkable! Dec
p56
How two friends built an American Flyer
layout, Nov p89
Internet buyers beware! Mar p60
Jumbo trains on a big layout, Mar p68
Kent Oram’s stunning vision of the west,
Nov p48
Keystone State on a small scale, Jul p64
King of the garage, Jul p40
Landscape of memories, Dec p64
Layout for King Louis (of Marx), A, Nov
p72
Lionel takes the right track in 1953, Oct
p38
Memories of the Lionel Rail Road
Company, Sep p56
Odyssey in O gauge, Mar p39
Polar Express tops the list of key train sets,
The, Feb p79
Practically perfect collection of prewar
trains, A, Nov p82
Prewar paradise, Feb p74
Prize Lionel display, Jan p76
Scale passenger cars surpassed other rolling
stock, Jul p75
7 days to see this toy-rail layout before it was
demolished, Sep p62
Small is beautiful, Mar p46
Standard gauge for the holidays and the
entire year, Jan p72
Super Lionel layout! Jan p45
Take a ride on the Root River & Southern,
Jul p50
28 layout tips, Feb p40
Uncompromising O gauge layout, Feb p58
Carparelli, Len
All about Super O track, Jan p52
Last three Lionel postwar F3 diesels, The,
54 Classic Toy Trains • February 2008
Feb p48
20 helpful layout tips, Nov p58
Cars
Mighty little ore car, The, Dec p70
Nutty Flyer collectible, Mar p77
*Chesterfield Trunk & Terminal, The, Nov
p69
*Clever track plan and great scenery, Oct
p52
Collectible Classics
American Flyer’s no. 766 animated station
and operating coach, Sep p98
American Flyer’s no. 979 deluxe action
caboose, Jan p114
American Flyer’s no. 21573 New Haven
EP-5, Dec p113
Lionel’s no. 279E Silver Streak outfit, Jul
p98
Lionel’s no. 671 steam turbine, Nov p129
Lionel’s no. 6445 Fort Knox gold reserve
car, Oct p98
Lionel’s no. 6464-75 Rock Island boxcar,
Mar p106
Lionel’s no. 18846 Centennial GP9, Feb
p106
Marx’s unnumbered military sets, May p98
Collectors/operators
Aventura Mall, Nov p56
Besougloff, Neil, Sep p62
Blischok, Thom, Jan p72
Brennan, Dennis, Dec p46
Brownsey, Bob, Feb p40
Fisch, Robert, Feb p74
Freeman, Dick, Oct p52
Garofalo, Steve, Jan p44
Grande, Paul, Oct p68
Halvorsen, George, Nov p72
Hildebrand, Bill, Dec p64
Ilyinsky, Paul, May p38
Jioia, Daniel, Mar p52
Keller, Rob, Jan p58
Kloes, Dick, Jul p50
Oram, Kent, Nov p48
Prelee, Mike, Sep p42
Prendeville, Ed, Nov p82
Rost, Allen, Feb p58
Schilsky, Ted, May p68
Solli, Ralph and Kaufman, Martin, Nov p90
Studier, Bob, Jul p40
Tolby, Mark, Jan p76
West, Jeff, Mar p46
Young, Fred, Jul p64
Zemanek, Tom, Mar p68
*Comeback kid of ’56, Mar p50
*Command control for your layout, Oct p77
*Command control is top trend, Jan p81
*Common trains, rarely cataloged, Dec p92
Concept and commentary
All about Super O track, Jan p52
Big steam makes a big impact, Mar p79
Command control for your layout, Oct p77
Command control is top trend, Jan p81
CTT visits an innovative custom layout
builder, Oct p60
CTT’s staff chooses its 10 finest layouts, Nov
p62
Directional lighting for your MTH subway
set, Feb p70
FasTrack and die-cast vehicles score top
marks, Sep p75
From prewar to the digital age, Jan p66
Handbook on layout wiring, Sep p36
How to operate Lionel & MTH command
control on the same layout, Dec p86
Internet buyers beware! Mar p60
Just add water, Mar p42
Lionel’s scale F3 diesel resonates with
readers, Nov p99
Make your own operating helicopter car,
Dec p82
Measure the power of toy trains, Jul p56
Operating Lionel’s early Alcos, May p56
Operating Lionel’s 1950 no. 773 Hudson,
May p50
Operating Lionel’s no. 2332 GG1, May p53
Polar Express tops the list of key train sets,
The, Feb p79
Realistic signals shine brightly, May p75
Remote operation for electro-couplers, Oct
p59
Retro-review section: Postwar runners, May
p49
Runaway relay control, Sep p73
Sandblast your way to a superb restoration,
Jul p60
Scale passenger cars surpassed other rolling
stock, Jul p75
Smart selling on the Internet, Sep p49
Step-by-step track plan, Mar p74
Surface wiring for Ross switches, Oct p46
Surplus city, Sep p70
20 easy scenery tips, Nov p78
20 helpful layout tips, Nov p58
20 fast wiring tips, Nov p44
Two trains, one track, no collisions! Oct
p74
Working with tubular track, May p46
Connor, Michael
Comeback kid of ’56, Mar p50
Construction and maintenance
Build a modern highway overpass, Oct p48
Build a multi-level Christmas tree layout,
Dec p76
Build an O and S gauge crossing, Jul p72
Build the Sandy Harbor Terminal Ry., Dec
p46
CTT visits an innovative custom layout
builder, Oct p60
Make a realistic roadway crossing, Jan p56
Make a smoother-running rail truck, Mar
p64
Make a tall trestle the fast way, Jul p36
Make an MTH battery charger, Sep p60
Make your own operating helicopter car,
Dec p82
Runaway relay control, Sep p73
Servicing Lionel’s modern ZW controller,
Feb p66
Servicing Lionel’s postwar-style J-class
steamers, Jul p46
Cover photos
Build the Sandy Harbor Terminal Ry., Dec
Handbook on layout wiring, Sep
Just add water, Mar
Kent Oram’s stunning vision of the west,
Nov
Last three Lionel postwar F3 diesels, The,
Feb
Lionel takes the right track in 1953, Oct
Make a tall trestle the fast way, Jul
Operating Lionel’s no. 2332 GG1, May
Super Lionel layout! Jan
*CTT visits an innovative custom layout
builder, Oct p60
*CTT’s staff chooses its 10 finest layout, Nov
p62
D
Davis, Bill M.
Smart selling on the Internet, Sep p49
Deger, Joe
American Flyer coupler converter, May p73
*Directional lighting for your MTH subway
set, Feb p70
Display
Prize Lionel display, Jan p76
*Dusty dogbone design, Jul p58
E
Editor’s Desk
Celebrate your layout, Jul p8
Coming home, Sep p8
Getting motivated, Mar p8
Layouts and landscapes, Jan p8
Lizard litter and F3 diesels, Feb p8
Model railroading’s hook, May p8
1953 was a vintage year, Oct p8
Showcase for trains, A, Dec p8
Welcome to the celebration, Nov p8
Electrical and control
Command control for your layout, Oct p77
Command control is top trend, Jan p81
From prewar to the digital age, Jan p66
Handbook on layout wiring, Sep p36
How to operate Lionel & MTH command
control on the same layout, Dec p86
Measure the power of toy trains, Jul p56
Runaway relay control, Sep p73
Servicing Lionel’s modern ZW controller,
Feb p66
Surface wiring for Ross switches, Oct p46
20 fast wiring tips, Nov p44
Two trains, one track, no collisions! Oct
p74
Working with tubular track, May p46
Engebretson, E.A.
Big, fast, and basic, Feb p46
New England in a room, Dec p54
F
*FasTrack and die-cast vehicles score top
marks, Sep p75
*FasTrack up-and-over oval, Oct p66
*From prewar to the digital age, Jan p66
Fugazzotto, Joel
Mighty little ore car, The, Dec p70
G
Gibson, James G. II
Surplus city, Sep p70
Grabski, Don
Surface wiring for Ross switches, Oct p46
*Great details on a mid-sized layout, Mar p52
Greenberg, Philip A.
Directional lighting for your MTH subway
set, Feb p70
H
Hallenbarter, Stan
Surface wiring for Ross switches, Oct p46
Hamler, Ted and Judy
Nutty Flyer collectible, Mar p77
*Handbook on layout wiring, Sep p36
Historical
All about Super O track, Jan p52
American Flyer coupler converter, May p73
Brute stops here, The, May p64
Comeback kid of ’56, Mar p50
Common trains, rarely cataloged, Dec p92
Last three Lionel postwar F3 diesels, The,
Feb p48
Lionel takes the right track in 1953, Oct
p38
Lionel’s figures and their heirs, Feb p57
Memories of the Lionel Rail Road
Company, Sep p56
Mighty little ore car, The, Dec p70
Nutty Flyer collectible, Mar p77
*Holiday without trains? Unthinkable! Dec
p56
*How I built my Red Rock & Roll RR, Sep
p42
*How to operate Lionel & MTH command
control on the same layout, Dec p86
*How two friends built an American Flyer
layout, Nov p89
I
*Index, Volume 18 2005, Feb p53
*Internet buyers beware! Mar p60
Izzo, Robert
Sandblast your way to a superb restoration,
Jul p60
J
Johnson, Kent
Big, fast, and basic, Feb p46
Build a modern highway overpass, Oct p48
Command control for your layout, Oct p77
Just add water, Mar p42
New England in a room, Dec p54
Realistic signals shine brightly, May p75
20 easy scenery tips, Nov p78
*Jumbo trains on a big layout, Mar p68
*Just add water, Mar p42
K
Keller, Bob
Big steam makes a big impact, Mar p79
FasTrack and die-cast vehicles score top
marks, Sep p75
Lionel’s scale F3 diesel resonates with
readers, Nov p99
*Kent Oram’s stunning vision of the west,
Nov p48
*Keystone State on a small scale, Jul p64
*King of the garage, Jul p40
L
*Landscape of memories, Dec p64
*Last three Lionel postwar F3 diesels, The,
Feb p48
Layout descriptions (By owner, when applicable, or layout name. T indicates track plan
included, followed by gauge or scale designation, then manufacturer.)
Aventura Mall (T, O, MTH), Dec p56
Besougloff, Neil (T, O, multiple), Sep p62
Blischok, Thom (Standard, Lionel), Jan
p72
Brennan, Dennis (T, O, multiple), Dec p46
Brownsey, Bob (T, O, multiple), Feb p40
CTT’s staff chooses its 10 finest layout
(O/S/Standard, multiple), Nov p62
Fisch, Robert (T, O, Lionel), Feb p74
Freeman, Dick (T, O, multiple), Oct p52
Garofalo, Steve (T, O, Lionel), Jan p44
Grande, Paul (T, O, multiple), Oct p68
Halvorsen, George (T, O, Marx), Nov p72
Hildebrand, Bill (T, O, multiple), Dec p64
Ilyinsky, Paul (T, O, multiple), May p38
Jioia, Daniel (T, O, multiple), Mar p52
Keller, Rob (T, S, American Flyer), Jan p58
Kloes, Dick (T, S, multiple), Jul p50
Oram, Kent (T, O, multiple), Nov 48
Prelee, Mike (T, O, multiple), Sep p42
Rost, Allen (T, O, multiple), Feb p58
Solli, Ralph and Kaufman, Martin
(T, S, multiple), Nov p90
Schilsky, Ted (T, O, multiple), May p68
Studier, Bob (T, O, multiple), Jul p40
Tolby, Mark (O, Lionel), Jan p76
West, Jeff (O, multiple), Mar p46
Young, Fred (T, O, multiple), Jul p64
Zemanek, Tom (T, O, multiple), Mar p68
*Layout for King Louis (of Marx), A, Nov
p72
*Lionel takes the right track in 1953, Oct
p38
*Lionel’s figures and their heirs, Feb p57
*Lionel’s scale F3 diesel resonates with
readers, Nov p99
Locomotives
Big steam makes a big impact, Mar p79
Brute stops here, The, May p64
Comeback kid of ’56, Mar p50
From prewar to the digital age, Jan p66
Last three Lionel postwar F3 diesels, The,
Feb p48
Lionel’s scale F3 diesel resonates with
readers, Nov p99
Make a smoother-running rail truck, Mar
p64
Operating Lionel’s early Alcos, May p56
Operating Lionel’s 1950 no. 773 Hudson,
May p50
Operating Lionel’s no. 2332 GG1, May p53
Retro-review section: Postwar runners, May
p49
Servicing Lionel’s postwar-style J-class
steamers, Jul p46
M
*Make a realistic roadway crossing, Jan p56
*Make a smoother-running rail truck, Mar
p64
*Make a tall trestle the fast way, Jul p36
*Make an MTH battery charger, Sep p60
*Make your own operating helicopter car,
Dec p82
Manufacturer: American Flyer/Gilbert
American Flyer coupler converter, May p73
American Flyer legacy, Jan p58
Nutty Flyer collectible, Mar p77
Manufacturer: Lionel Corp.
All about Super O track, Jan p52
Brute stops here, The, May p64
Comeback kid of ’56, Mar p50
Common trains, rarely cataloged, Dec p92
Internet buyers beware! Mar p60
Last three Lionel postwar F3 diesels,
The, Feb p48
Lionel takes the right track in 1953, Oct
p38
Lionel’s figures and their heirs, Feb p57
Memories of the Lionel Rail Road
Company, Sep p56
Operating Lionel’s early Alcos, May p56
Operating Lionel’s 1950 no. 773 Hudson,
May p50
Operating Lionel’s no. 2332 GG1, May p53
Piecing together a Lionel no. 182 magnetic
crane, Sep p52
Prewar paradise, Feb p74
Prize Lionel display, Jan p76
Remote operation for electro-couplers, Oct
p59
Retro-review section: Postwar runners, May
p49
Servicing Lionel’s postwar-style J-class
steamers, Jul p46
Standard gauge for the holidays and the
entire year, Jan p72
Super Lionel layout! Jan p45
Manufacturer: Lionel MPC, LTI, & LLC
Comeback kid of ’56, Mar p50
Command control for your layout, Oct p77
Command control is top trend, Jan p81
FasTrack and die-cast vehicles score top
marks, Sep p75
FasTrack up-and-over oval, Oct p66
How to operate Lionel & MTH command
control on the same layout, Dec p86
Lionel’s scale F3 diesel resonates with
readers, Nov p99
Make a smoother-running rail truck, Mar
p64
Polar Express tops the list of key train sets,
The, Feb p79
Servicing Lionel’s modern ZW controller,
Feb p66
Manufacturer: Marx
Layout for King Louis (of Marx), A, Nov
p72
Manufacturer: MTH
Command control for your layout, Oct p77
Command control is top trend, Jan p81
Directional lighting for your MTH subway
set, Feb p70
Holiday without trains? Unthinkable! Dec
p56
How to operate Lionel & MTH command
control on the same layout, Dec p86
Make an MTH battery charger, Sep p60
O gauge layout for a not-so-big bedroom,
An, May p60
Manufacturer: Ross Custom Switches
Surface wiring for Ross switches, Oct p46
Manufacturer: Scale Models, Arts, and
Technologies
CTT visits an innovative custom layout
builder, Oct p60
*Measure the power of toy trains, Jul p56
Melick, Lou
Build a multi-level Christmas tree layout,
Dec p76
*Memories of the Lionel Rail Road
Company, Sep p56
*Mighty little ore car, The, Dec p70
Morrison, Len
Lionel’s figures and their heirs, Feb p57
N
*New England in a room, Dec p54
News photos: Accessories and layout
supplies
Backdrop kit, SceniKing, O, Oct p24
Backdrop kit, SceniKing, O, Nov p16
Cadillac sedan, Dominion Models, O, Sep
p25
Caterpillar 953C track-type loader, Classic
Construction Models, O, Mar p28
Caterpillar wheeled excavator, Norscot, O,
Oct p25
Chevrolet model, Dominion Models, O,
May p28
Circuit breaker, American Hobby Distributors, Nov p20
Circuit breaker, Scott’s Odds-N-Ends, Nov
p23
Custom-made animated car wreck scenes,
Jack Pearce, O, Jul p27
Desert gold mine kit, High Desert Artworks,
O, Nov p21
Double-target mast signal, Custom Signals,
O, Oct p24
Garage detail parts, GMP, O, Mar p31
Kalmar container loader, Sword Models, O,
Mar p31
Light bulbs, Bryant Bennett, Jan p31
Oshkosh Series-P snowplow, Sword Models,
O, Nov p23
Three-target, side-mount searchlight signals, Custom Signals, O, Nov p20
Tinplate oil tanks, Ameritrains, O, Jul p25
Track-cleaning car, Aztec, O, Jul p25
Track-cleaning car, Aztec, S, Jan p29
Two-target, hi-lo, side-mounted signals,
Custom Signals, O, Dec p29
Valmet feller buncher, Sword Models, O,
Oct p23
Water tower, Athearn, HO, May p27
Wood-plank grade crossing kit, Scale
University, O, Jan p28
News photos: Books
Authoritative Guide to Lionel’s Promotional
Outfits 1960-1969, Dec p25
Collectors Guide to Prewar Lionel Trains
1900-1942, Sep p25
GE Evolution Locomotives, Voyageur Press,
Nov p23
Greenberg’s Pocket Price Guide to American
Flyer Trains 1946-2007, Jan p29
Greenberg’s Pocket Price Guide to American
Flyer Trains 1946-2008, Dec p25
Greenberg’s Pocket Price Guide to Lionel
Trains 1901-2007, Jan p29
Greenberg’s Pocket Price Guide to Lionel
Trains 1901-2008, Dec p25
Long Island Rail Road, Oct p27
New York Central Railroad, The, Dec p29
Pennsylvania Railroad’s Broadway Limited,
Jan p24
Regional Railroads of the Midwest, Sep p27
Southern Pacific Daylight Steam Locomotives,
Mar p30
Standard Catalog of Lionel Trains 19451969, Mar p31
Standard Catalog of Lionel Train Sets 19451969, Oct p25
Steam Trains, Feb p27
Trackwork for Toy Trains, Dec p25
Trains: Steaming! Pulling! Huffing! Jan p28
VIA Rail, Sep p26
News photos: Locomotives, diesel
Atomic Energy Commission Beeps and
caboose, Ready Made Toys, O, Oct p24
Chesapeake & Ohio Alco RSD-7/15, Atlas
O, O, Sep p22
Coors Silver Bullet, MTH, O, Mar p29
CSX AC4400CW, MTH, O, Nov p23
Electro-Motive Demonstrator SD70ACe,
MTH, O, Mar p24
Great Northern Alco RS-3, Atlas O, O, Dec
p24
Missouri-Kansas-Texas GP7, MTH, O Jan
p29
Rock Island GP35 (JDs Trains), Atlas O, O,
Nov p21
Undecorated prototype F unit, Atlas O, O,
Mar p24
Union Pacific heritage paint schemes,
MTH, O, Dec p26
Union Pacific/Rio Grande heritage
SD70ACe set, MTH, O, Dec p26
U.S. Air Force BLH VO-1000, MTH, O Feb
p29
News photos: Locomotives, electric and
motorized units
Alaska RR Budd RDC, Ready Made Toys, O,
Mar p29
Leland-Detroit Monorail, MTH, O/Standard, Oct p22
Long Island Budd RDC, Ready Made Toys,
O, Jul p24
Pennsylvania RR girl’s set GG1, Williams, O,
Feb p24
Undecorated 4-4-2 Atlantic prototype,
Atlas O, O, Mar p24
News photos: Locomotives, steam
Central Pacific RR 4-4-0 American-style,
SMR Trains, O, Sep p24
LNER Celebration class 4-4-0, Ace Trains,
O, Mar p28
Milwaukee Road Hiawatha 4-4-2 Atlantic,
Lionel, O, May p24
Pennsylvania RR girl’s set 2-6-4, Williams,
O, Feb p24
Pennsylvania RR 0-4-0, Lionel/K-Line, O,
Nov p20
Pittsburgh & West Virginia USRA 0-6-0,
MTH, O, Nov p16
Reading Crusader 4-6-2 Pacific, MTH, O,
Jan p24
Union Pacific 4-8-4 Northern, Lionel/
American Flyer, S, May p28
U.S. Military RR 4-4-0 American-type, SMR
Trains, O, Jul p24
Western Pacific 4-6-6-4 Challenger, MTH,
O, Jul p22
News photos: Miscellany
Ace Trains’ new factory in Thailand, Nov
p16
Catalog, Model Railroading With GarGraves
Products, Jan p31
Catalog, Williams, Mar p31
CD-ROM, Toy Trains Digital Archive, Sep
p27
CD-ROM, Tracks of Terror radio collection,
Jan p31
Classic Toy Trains Editor Carl Swanson, Sep
p23
Coil loads for O scale gondolas, St. Charles
Modelworks, Dec p26
Desktop images from ClassicToyTrains.com,
May p28
DVD, Building an O Gauge Layout, Mar p28
DVD, Choo Choo Barn: Traintown, Mar p30
DVD, Tracks Ahead: Great Model Train
Layouts, Sep p23
Eaton Electric participates in Take a Model
Train to Work Day 2006, May p25
LED kit, Scott’s Odds-n-Ends, Feb p26
Lionel 20th Century Limited set auction, Feb
p29
Magazine, More All-Star Electric Trains, Jan
p25
Memorial: Lenny Dean, Oct p23
Memorial: Mort Mann of Sunset Models/
3rd Rail, Sep p27
Mike Wolfe negotiates UP licensing deal,
Feb p25
Old King Coal mobile train display, Jul p23
Williams F3 with retrofitted postwar-style
pilot, Train Galley, O, Dec p24
Wireless steam locomotive drawbar, MTH,
O, May p24
Wood train kits, Magnificent Trains, O, Nov
p17
News photos: Rolling stock, custom-decorated
Anniversary boxcar (Grzyboski’s Trains),
Lionel, O Dec p29
Apache Beer wood-side refrigerator car
(TCA Desert Div.), Atlas O, O, Oct p25
Baltimore & Ohio boxcars (John Huster),
S-Helper Service, S, Oct p24
Berkshire Ham Woodside refrigerator car
(Hoquat Hobbies), S-Helper Service, S,
Jan p28
Boston & Maine boxcar (AM Hobbies),
Atlas O, O, Nov p20
Central of Georgia boxcars (John Huster),
S-Helper Service, S, Sep p22
Chicago & North Western stockcar (Hoquat
Hobbies), S-Helper Service, S, May p26
Classic Toy Trains truck and refrigerator car,
Atlas O and Athearn, O, Mar p25
Classic Toy Trains truck and refrigerator car,
Atlas O and Athearn, O, May p25
Eastern States Farmer’s Exchange boxcar
(AM Hobbies), Atlas O, O, Dec p27
Grand Canyon Ry. boxcar (TCA Desert
Division), Lionel, O, Jan p31
Grand Trunk Pacific wood-side refrigerator car (TTOS Canada), Atlas O, O, Sep
p24
Knoebels Lumber Co. bulkhead flat (Knoe
bels Amusement Resort), Weaver Models,
O, Mov p23
Lifesavers tank car (Cal-Stewart Train
Meet), Lionel, O, Oct p27
Long Island TOFC (Nassau Lionel Operating Engineers), Lionel, O Nov p21
Maine Central boxcar (AM Hobbies),
Atlas O, O, Jul p24
Milwaukee Road stockcar set (Milwaukee
Lionel RR Club), Lionel, O, Oct p25
OMYA tank cars (Pikesville Models), American Models, S, Jul p25
Pennsylvania French & Indian War boxcar
(Armstrong County Tourist Bureau),
Weaver Models, O, Jan p28
Pennsylvania RR hopper (TTOS), Lionel,
O, Jul p25
Pennsylvania RR hopper (TTOS), Lionel/
American Flyer, S, Jul p25
Philadelphia Quartz PS2 hopper (AM
Hobbies), Atlas O, O, May p28
Pritz Dodge boxcars (Minersville Lions
Club), Weaver Models, O, Jul p27
Reading Mt. Carmel Junction four-bay Center Flow hopper (Brush Valley Chamber of
Commerce), Weaver Models, O Jan p31
Ringling Bros. circus flatcar with wagonload, Lionel/K-Line, O, Dec p26
Sacramento Northern boxcar (Sacramento
Valley American Flyer Club),
Lionel/American Flyer, S, Mar p30
Santa Fe wood-side refrigerator car
(Hoquat Hobbies), S-Helper Service, S,
Feb p29
Syracuse Chiefs boxcar (JR Junction
Trains), Weaver Models, O, Oct p27
Undecorated postwar-style flatcars, Town &
Country Hobbies, O, Jul p27
Union Brewing boxcar (Minersville Lions
Club), Weaver Models, O, Jul p27
News photos: Rolling stock, freight
British G4-class brake van, Ace Trains, O,
Nov p17
Burlington Northern bulkhead flatcar with
gift load, S-Helper Service, S, Jan p24
Cargill three-bay hopper, Weaver Models,
O, Jan p25
Chesapeake & Ohio gondola and Great
Northern boxcar, Atlas O, O, Mar p31
Consolidated Edison hopper, Ready Made
Toys, O, Dec p27
Four-car wood-side reefer anniversary set,
Atlas O, O, Nov p20
Great Northern flatcar and Sunray tank car,
Atlas O, O, Jul p27
Green Bay & Western hopper, Weaver
Models, O, Sep p23
H-O Oats boxcar, Buffalo Creek Graphics,
O, Sep p24
Illinois Central PS-2 hopper, S-Helper
Service, S, Sep p27
Kerr-McGee hopper, S-Helper Service, S,
Nov p16
Lancaster & Chester RS-2 hopper, S-Helper
Service, S, Oct p22
Maple Donuts wood-side refrigerator car,
Weaver Models, O, Sep p27
Norfolk & Western and Frisco stock cars,
S-Helper Service, S, Mar p28
Peerless Beer wood-side refrigerator car,
S-Helper Service, S, Feb p24
Pittsburgh Pirates boxcar, MTH, O, Feb p25
Priebe Poultry wood-side refrigerator car,
S-Helper Service, S, May p24
Railway Express Agency TOFC, MTH, O,
Sep p25
Railway Express Agency TOFC, S-Helper
Service, S, Dec p27
Rio Grande boxcar and Pacific Lumber log
car, Atlas O, O, May p26
Sclair four-bay hopper, Weaver Models, O,
Sep p22
Southern Pacific and Union Pacific boxcars, MTH, O, May p27
Trinity Corn Syrup tank car, Atlas O, O, Jul
p23
University of Illinois boxcar, Lionel, O, Sep
p27
Western Maryland 55-ton hopper, Atlas O,
O, Feb p26
Western Maryland flatcar with load, Weaver
Models, O, Dec p29
Wisconsin Public Service Coalveyor bathtub
gondola, Atlas O, O, Jan p29
News photos: Rolling stock, passenger
British Railways Pullman car, Ace Trains, O,
Feb p27
Norfolk & Western Railway Post Office car,
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Weaver Models, O, Jul 22
Pennsylvania RR B60b baggage car, Weaver
Models, O, May p27
Yuengling Brewery passenger car, MTH, O,
May p26
*Nutty Flyer collectible, Mar p77
O
*O gauge layout for a not-so-big bedroom,
An, May p60
*Odyssey in O gauge, Mar p39
Olekson, Paul
Piecing together a Lionel no. 182 magnetic
crane, Sep p52
*Operating Lionel’s early Alcos, May p56
*Operating Lionel’s 1950 no. 773 Hudson,
May p50
*Operating Lionel’s no. 2332 GG1, May p53
P
Photo Album
Agee, Tommy, Oct p16
Alioto, Salvatore and Vincent, Dec p18
Anderson, John, Jul p18
Brennan, Dennis, Jul p18
Cafaro, John, Jul p16
Calcott, Ben, Sep p18
Carter, Jim, Dec p19
Case, Truxton, Jan p17
Chapman, Gilbert III, Mar p19
Christianson, Dick, Sep p16
Cooley, Patrick, May p21
Custer, Jerry, Dec p18
DeAngelis, Vincent, Oct p16
DeSantis, John, Dec p16
DiFede, Mario, Sep p18
Dute, Fred and Marion, Jul p18
Edgerton Community Center, Jan p18
Emrich, Ernie, Mar p16
Eisenberg, Richard, May p20
Fischer, Brian, Oct p19
Freeman, Dick, May p19
Gergenti, Paul, May p19
Gimik, Ken, Feb p18
Halvorsen, George, Jul p17
Huxta, Joe, Mar p19
Isenberg, Mike, Jan p18
Jerome, Forrest, May p19
Jioia, Dan, Feb p16
Klopp, Phil, Jan p17
Koch, William, Feb p19
Kolosseus, Michael, May p20
Lindsay, Herb, Oct p18
Lucas, Jim, Jan p19
Matyski, Michael, Sep p19
Mills, Harold, Feb p16
Nauset Model Railroad Club, Oct p17
Patterson, Leroy, Mar p18
Rehnert, Geoff, Sep p16
San Diego Model Railroad Museum, Mar
p18
Schorr, Neal, Jul p16
Spaulding, Bill, Oct p18
Szymanowski, Gene, Sep p19
Turello, Richard, Mar p17
Westenberger, Emmett, Feb p19
Wright, Jim, Dec p16
Yorio, Tony, Dec p19
*Piecing together a Lionel no. 182 magnetic
crane, Sep p52
Plummer, Ray L.
Handbook on layout wiring, Sep p36
Measure the power of toy trains, Jul p56
Remote operation for electro-couplers, Oct
p59
*Polar Express tops the list of key train sets,
The, Feb p79
*Practically perfect collection of prewar
trains, A, Nov p82
Prelee, Mike
How I built my Red Rock & Roll RR, Sep
p42
*Prewar paradise, Feb p74
*Prize Lionel display, Jan p76
Pullen, Paul
Make an MTH battery charger, Sep p60
Q
Questions & Answers: Basics
Adding speed control to locomotives, Sep
p31
Compatibility of multiple brands of trains
on O gauge track, Sep p31
Considerations for building a garage layout,
Mar p34
Creating a bus line for track power, May
p29
Follow up on bus lines, Sep p32
Homasote for noise reduction, Nov p28
Operation of O-72 locomotives on O-42
track, Jan p35
56 Classic Toy Trains • February 2008
Problems getting power throughout an
80-foot loop of track, Jul p30
Reducing noise on a layout, Sep p29
Rubber tie makers (for noise reduction),
Nov p28
Tips for buying a starter set, Dec p31
Transformer reaction time to short circuits,
Sep p30
Use of the correct smoke fluid for locomotives, May p29
Questions & Answers: Lionel
Add a horn/bell button to a power supply,
Jul p29
Armature problems on a postwar no. 773
Hudson, Sep p32
Can a prewar Lionel OO switch be
converted to DC operation? Oct p31
Cleaning prewar Lionel bungalows, Feb
p31
Derailment problems with 1988 Lionel
Hiawatha, Jul p30
Derailment problems with postwar Lionel
no. 2037 steamer, Nov p26
Handrail on Lionel no. 182 crane, Jan p33
Identifying a no. 190 locomotive, Jul p31
Identifying a prewar Lionel no. 239
locomotive, Oct p31
Is conversion of a no. 257 freight station to
transformer power possible? Mar p35
No. 140 banjo signal operates slowly, Nov
p27
No. 616 NW2 motor jamming, Oct p29
No. 736 Berkshire power consumption, Dec
p33
No. 2245 Texas Special F3 drive shaft
snapping, Oct p30
No. 2465 “clear” plastic tank car, Dec p33
No. 6019 O-27 uncoupling track section,
Feb p33
No. 6651 cannon car diaphragms, Feb p32
No. 6651 cannon car parts source, Jul p31
No. 8368 Vulcan switcher runs rough, Nov
p26
“Permanent” lubrication on postwar locomotives, Feb p33
Replace a reverse unit in a postwar no. 1065
diesel, May p31
Swap newer trucks for MPC-era heavyweight cars, Feb p32
Wonderful World of Disney trains by
Lionel, Jul p31
ZW logo variations, Sep p31
Questions & Answers: Miscellany
Electrically mating RMT Beep locomotives,
Jul p30
Wiring diagram for a postwar American
Flyer no. 490 4-6-2, Jan p33
Questions & Answers: Restoration
Dry out a collection after flooding, Jan p34
Remove “sticky stuff” from trains, Jan p35
Repair acid-damaged locomotives, Sep p31
R
Rampolla, Joseph
Build an O and S gauge crossing, Jul p72
Make a smoother-running rail truck, Mar
p64
*Realistic signals shine brightly, May p75
*Remote operation for electro-couplers, Oct
p59
*Retro-review section: Postwar runners, May
p49
Reviews: Accessories and miscellany
Amtrak Superliner StationSounds diner,
Lionel, O, Sep p85
Central Pacific rolling stock, SMR Trains,
O, Oct p86
Chessie System TMCC crane and boom car,
Lionel, O, Jan p93
Leland-Detroit monorail, MTH, O/Standard, Nov p110
Milwaukee Road Hiawatha passenger car
set, Lionel, O, Jul p81
Reviews: Locomotives, diesel and electric
Chesapeake & Ohio Alco RSD-7/14,
Atlas O, O, Oct p80
Conrail MP15 freight set, Atlas O, O Jan
p90
Coors Silver Bullet, MTH, O, Nov p106
Girl’s GG1 train set, Williams Electric
Trains, O, Mar p84
NASCAR freight set, Lionel, O, Mar p88
Pennsylvania RR BLH AS-616, MTH, O,
May p85
U.S. Air Force BLH VO-1000, MTH, O, Jul
p84
Reviews: Locomotives, steam
Central Pacific 4-4-0 American, SMR Trains,
O, Oct p84
Girl’s steam train set, Williams Electric
Trains, O, Mar p84
Great Northern freight set, S-Helper
Service, S, Dec p96
Milwaukee Road Hiawatha 4-4-2 Atlantic,
Lionel, O, Jul p78
New York Central 0-6-0T, Lionel/American
Flyer, S, Feb p87
Pennsylvania RR 0-4-0, MTH, O, Jan p86
Pennsylvania RR steam starter set, MTH, O
Dec p100
Reading Crusader 4-6-2 Pacific, MTH, O,
Feb p84
Southern Pacific 4-8-8-2 Cab-Forward,
Lionel, O, May p82
Union Pacific 4-8-4 Northern, Lionel/
American Flyer, S, Sep p82
Western Maryland 4-6-6-4 Challenger,
MTH, O, Sep p78
Reviews: Long-term reviews
BCR capacitor, J and W Electronics, O, Sept
p83
Chicago & North Western SD60, American
Models, S, Mar p85
Lackawanna 0-4-0T, K-Line, O, Jul p85
LNER 4-6-2, Ace Trains, O, Jan p87
New Haven EP-5 electric locomotive,
K-Line, O, May p83
Pennsylvania RR 2-10-4 Texas, MTH, O, Feb
p85
Western Maryland 2-8-0 Consolidation,
S-Helper Service, S, Oct p87
Riddle, Peter H.
How to operate Lionel & MTH command
control on the same layout, Dec p86
O gauge layout for a not-so-big bedroom,
An, May p60
Town and country track plan, Jan p70
Rotella, Rocky
Servicing Lionel’s postwar-style J-class
steamers, Jul p46
*Runaway relay control, Sep p73
Rusterholz, John
Working with tubular track, May p46
S
*Sandblast your way to a superb restoration,
Jul p60
*Scale passenger cars surpassed other rolling
stock, Jul p75
Schilsky, Ted
Scratchbuilt with tradition, May p68
*Scratchbuilt with tradition, May p68
*Servicing Lionel’s modern ZW controller,
Feb p66
*Servicing Lionel’s postwar-style J-class
steamers, Jul p4
Sets
Common trains, rarely cataloged, Dec p92
Directional lighting for your MTH subway
set, Feb p70
Polar Express tops the list of key train sets,
The, Feb p79
*7 days to see this toy-rail layout before it was
demolished, Sep p62
Sherman, Robert
Chesterfield Trunk & Terminal, The, Nov
p69
*Small is beautiful, Mar p46
*Smart selling on the Internet, Sep p49
*Standard gauge for the holidays and the
entire year, Jan p72
*Step-by-step track plan, Mar p74
*Super Lionel layout! Jan p45
Supply List
Backdrops, railroad signals, Mar p41
Bridges, trestles, and related items;
smoke fluid and smoke pellets, Jul p35
Christmas and winter items, national
clubs, streets and roads, Dec p37
Command-control upgrades, decals and
dry transfers, Feb p39
Craftsman-style structures, Sep p35
Custom layouts and benchwork, layout
figures, May p35
Die-cast vehicles, Oct p35
Scenery detail items, Nov p33
Toy train books, wall- and ceilingmounted track systems, Jan p39
*Surface wiring for Ross switches, Oct p46
*Surplus city, Sep p70
T
*Take a ride on the Root River & Southern,
Jul p50
Teal, Dick
Servicing Lionel’s modern ZW controller,
Feb p66
Tips, Tools, & Techniques
Color-coded track sections, Oct p33
Combination crossing, Feb p35
Is your layout turned off? Jan p37
Labeled cables, Mar p39
Quick coupler fixes, May p33
Steady smoke, Dec p35
Towering trestle, Nov p31
TV land trains, Jul p33
Two EP-5 fixes, Sep p33
*Town and country track plan, Jan p70
Toy train track plans
Big, fast, and basic, Feb p46
Chesterfield Trunk & Terminal, The, Nov
p69
Dusty dogbone design, Jul p58
FasTrack up-and-over oval, Oct p66
New England in a room, Dec p54
O gauge layout for a not-so-big bedroom,
An, May p60
Step-by-step track plan, Mar p74
Town and country track plan, Jan p70
2 sheets to grow on, Sep p50
Track plans (gauge, manufacturer)
American Flyer legacy (S, American Flyer),
Jan p58
Best of both worlds (O, multiple), Oct p68
Build the Sandy Harbor Terminal Ry. (O,
multiple), Dec p46
Clever track plan and great scenery (O,
multiple), Oct p52
Great details on a mid-sized layout (O,
multiple), Mar p52
Holiday without trains? Unthinkable! (O,
MTH), Dec p56
How I built my Red Rock & Roll RR (O,
multiple), Sep p42
How two friends built an American Flyer
layout (S, multiple), Nov p89
Jumbo trains on a big layout (O, multiple),
Mar p68
Kent Oram’s stunning vision of the west (O,
multiple), Nov p48
Keystone State on a small scale (O, multiple), Jul p64
King of the garage (O, multiple), Jul p40
Landscape of memories (O, multiple), Dec
p64
Layout for King Louis, A (O, Marx), Nov
p72
Odyssey in O gauge (O, multiple), May p38
Prewar paradise (O, Lionel), Feb p74
Scratchbuilt with tradition (O, multiple),
May p68
Super Lionel layout! (O, Lionel), Jan p44
Take a ride on the Root River & Southern
(S, multiple), Jul p50
28 layout tips (O, multiple), Feb p40
Uncompromising O gauge layout (O,
multiple), Feb p58
Trzoniec, Stan
Make a tall trestle the fast way, Jul p36
*20 easy scenery tips, Nov p78
*20 fast wiring tips, Nov p44
*20 helpful layout tips, Nov p58
*28 layout tips, Feb p40
*2 sheets to grow on, Sep p50
*Two trains, one track, no collisions! Oct
p74
U-V
*Uncompromising O gauge layout, Feb p58
Views From The Underground
New blood in an old hobby, Dec p43
Price guides and selling your trains, Nov
p40
W-X-Y-Z
Walker, Robert H.
Two trains, one track, no collisions! Oct
p74
Wiring Diagrams
Barrier strips keep wiring under control,
Sep p77
Changing train speeds using block wiring,
Jul p77
How to use DC relays on AC layouts, Oct
p79
Old transformers: which terminals to use,
Mar p81
Postwar-style block signals operated by
relays, Feb p81
“Star” wiring helps MTH’s control system,
May p77
Two-train control using toggle switches, Jan
p83
Wire a two-track O gauge crossing, Nov
p103
*Working with tubular track, May p46
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