BTO # 121, Fall 2006 Feature Articles
In this issue...
Club Christmas Caboose
pre-production prototype shown, load may vary
The Big Train Operator Club is pleased to announce, in conjunction
with Hartland Locomotive Works,
the 2006 BTO Club Christmas Work Caboose.
This custom offering from Hartland is finished in a festive livery, with gold trim and red bows. It carries a special Holiday Load (may vary from picture).
Made in America and delivered in time for this year’s Holiday Season. This car is a VERY LIMITED run of 50 cars - so act fast, these will sell-out in no time!
LGB Files for
In September LGB sought protection from their creditors,
just months after Marklin met a similar fate.
Read about LGB's and Marklin's struggle
to stay alive in today's business climate.
Centerfold : USA Trains
All about USA Trains, by Kathy Nassif.
Trip to Berlin
Dave and Gail Stachnik visit Berlin via rail.
A Locomotive with a
An axle gets swapped out on the siding, by HJ Mueller
Charles Hall builds a caboose in his back yard.