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Spring 2016

Volume 15, Issue 2.

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Springing Ahead in 2016

Carol McGinnis.


In this edition, we present a wide range of train collecting experiences, reflecting the many wonderful dimensions of our hobby.

If you have an idea for an article, we'd like to hear from you. We're already thinking about the next edition, and you can be part of it!

Carol R. McGinnis e*Train Editor


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O gauge scene.
Why a winter scene for a spring edition? Because Train Collectors are great at planning ahead. Over the National Toy Train Museum's winter closing, our great volunteers were hard at work improving the O Gauge Snow Village, among many other tasks. The lights are really stunning, and other improvements in ambient lighting will make it even better as spring visitors return! Click for larger view.

New in this Edition:

A Book Review by TCA Librarian Jan Athey of:
British Toy Trains: Featuring All Those Other British Toy Train Manufacturers, by Michael D. Foster

Disaster at Kleinbach
By Lester Mathis

Goettmann Who? In-training 
By Rick Hemer 

Join the fight against Alzheimer’s!
By Bobby Stricklin and Dana Rossow

My Best Find of 2015
By Joe Carr

Updated: (new information or picture Updates)

Clem's York Primer - Updated for York Spring 2016 with new index for easier reading
By Richard B. "Clem" Clement

The Madison Hardware Cars
By Bob Mintz

Springtime for Toy Trains.
Isn't it wonderful to be a toy train in the springtime?

Opinions and comments made in by-lined columns in this publication do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Board of Directors or the views of officers and appointed officials; nor do they indicate an association endorsement of any products mentioned.
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