December 2003

Mintz's Mint in the Box Mint Cars. - UPDATED-The article is prefaced with the Special TCA 50th
Anniversary Offering: The Lionel O-Gauge TCA 50th Anniversary Mint Car. Reminder that the
Order Deadline is December 31, 2003.
By Bob Mintz

Christmas Memories - of the author's father, Paul N. Wagner, a TCA Life Member.
By Joyce Bonds

436 Power Station Smoke Stacks Lean to the Left.
By Joel Fugazzotto, #84-20874

Lionel’s Textbook of Model Railroading
Part 4: Building the Dream Layout
- Some final observations on the 1957 Dream Layout.
By Joseph H. Lechner

TCA & Friends
By Gordon Wilson

A Marklin Christmas
By Ronald J Vance

How modern is the "Modern Era"?
By Mike Stella

In Answer to the “6464 Thousand Thousand Dollar Dollar Question Question”:UPDATED - a complete chart of 6464 Boxcars.
By Bob Mintz

Good Golly Missed Trolley! : UPDATED
by Bob Mintz

Too Many Fish in the Sea. : UPDATED
By Bob Mintz

Look for the next Issue of e-Train in early February 2004

Cover Art:
Courtesy of Angela Trotta Thomas

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