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Back Issues

Back issues may be obtained by sending a check for $7.00 each 
made payable to the BTO Club, to the membership chairman:

David Snow
68 Hacienda Circle
Plantsville, CT 06479-1912



  Publication Input Deadlines:
April 1 for #176/Summer 2020 issue
July 1 for #177/Fall 2020 issue
October 1 for #178/Winter 2020 issue
January 1 for #179/Spring 2021 issue


How to Submit Content

BTO Club members are encouraged to submit articles and photos of large-scale train related subjects. Your or your friend's railroad, your club's railroad, your latest kitbash project, tips and tricks, or anything you feel would be of interest of your fellow members.
Text files such as plain text, Word, or Works documents are preferred. 
If the document contains images, please send them separately. 
You can send prints, slides, negatives or photo CD. 
Digital images need to be of high resolution, taken with at least a 3 to 4 megapixel camera set to the maximum quality. CD's are preferred to email due to the large file sizes. 

Send to: 
Big Train Operator 
117 W 55th Street 
Westmont, IL 60559-2215 
If you have any questions, you can email:


Contact the BTO Editor

Big Train Operator 
117 W 55th Street 
Westmont, IL 60559-2215  


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I asked a man in prison once how he happened to be there and he said he had stolen a pair of shoes. I told him if he had stolen a railroad he would be a United States Senator. - Mary Harris Jones


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