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June 14, 2007

Classic Toy Trains Article - Repairing Lionel's Post War Smoke Units

Classic Toy Trains has a good article available on-line for free detailing how to revive an ailing Lionel post war smoke unit.  Check out the article here

May 22, 2007

Classic Toy Trains Magazine Names A New Editor

Kalmbach publishing announced that Carl Swanson will be the new editor of Classic Toy Trains, replacing Neil Besougloff who left the post to become editor of Model Railroader.  At first, Kalmbach seemed to be looking for someone outside of the organization because they advertised the job opening back in March '07.  In the end they promoted from within.  Mr. Swanson is currently a senior editor of Model Railroader.

Read more about this story here.

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March 02, 2007

Classic Toy Trains Magazine Searching For New Editor

Kalmbach Publishing announced that Neil Besougloff, the current editor of Classic Toy Trains Magazine, is leaving that post to become the editor of Kalmbach's Model Railroader Magazine.  According to the announcement posted on the Model Railroader Magazine web site...

Current MR Editor/Publisher Terry D. Thompson will remain Publisher of MR and four other Kalmbach titles, but will now serve as a full-time publisher.

"Neil's editorial experience and enthusiasm for model railroading make him a great fit for this position. He knows the magazine and the hobby, and he's done a great job as Editor of CTT," Thompson said. "I'm very pleased that Neil will be joining the MR team."

If you have at least 5 years editorial experience and some knowledge about the model train hobby send your resume' to

August 24, 2006

Classic Toy Trains October Issue

Ctt1006 The October issue of Classic Toy Trains is now shipping to subscribers according to the Classic Toy Trains news letter. Check out a preview of the newest issue here

May 16, 2006

New Issues of O Gauge Mags Hitting Newsstands

The July issue of Classic Toy Trains magazine is due to hit the newsstands on June 6th.  Subscribers should be receiving their copies shortly.  Preview the new issue on the Classic Toy Trains web site.

The June/July issue of O Gauge Railroading magazine should be on the newsstands shortly.  Subscribers have been receiving their copies.  Check out a preview on the OGR website.

UPDATE:  I picked up a copy of OGR on 5/16 in Barnes & Noble.  Dave

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