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Spring 2018

Volume 17, Issue 2.

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Spring 2018 Edition

Carol McGinnis.

Old and New!

Our cover picture of the Peter Rabbit Chick Mobile clockwork train appeared in black and white in e*Train's July 2002 edition featuring a reprint from Toys and Novelty Magazine in 1935. Click on the link to read all about it!

With now over fifteen years of articles online, consider e*Train as an easily searchable toy train information resource!

There's so much here for you to search for and enjoy, and it's our pleasure to preserve this treasury of toy train heritage!

Carol R. McGinnis e*Train Editor


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Spring is a time for new beginnings, as seen in this photo from the National Toy Train Library's collection of Lionel's Peter Rabbit Chick Mobile. Peter joined with Mickey Mouse in helping Lionel emerge from bankruptcy in the Great Depression.

New in this Edition:

Clem Clement Eastern Division. Clem's York Primer
A new editor continues a fine tradition.
By Carol R. McGinnis

Custom Built Animated Boxcars
By John Barkley, Larry Kaetzel, Steve Lloyd

Don Laspaluto, CM-7, and a Wealth of Knowledge
By Carol R. McGinnis

Puzzle.More Puzzled?
Challenge your knowledge as our series continues.
By Jan Athey and Lori Nyce

Operator Fatigue
Mark Boyd.By April Primo

The Quarterly Editor
By Mark Boyd

Reaching Out -- It Takes Effort!
Atlantic Division and Museum programs
By Bob Lubonski and Amy Fry

A Review of Greenberg's Guide to Lionel O Gauge, Volume 1, 1915-1928
By James Koontz, MD.


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