Classic Toy Trains submission guidelines and market information

Classic Toy Trains



Classic Toy Trains Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

Email submissions to

Phone: (262)796-8776

Fax: (262)796-1142

Editor: Hal Miller, editor

Submitting Your Work to Classic Toy Trains

Before submitting to Classic Toy Trains

The Market List recommends you verify the market is active and accepting submissions before sending your manuscript via regular mail. You may verify a market status by either visiting their website, calling their listed phone number, or confirming via regular mail that the market is still active before sending them your work.

To be sure your submission is appropriate for this market, we recommend you familiarize yourself with Classic Toy Trains by reading a sample issue before submitting.

If you have recently submitted to Classic Toy Trains or have experience with this market, please submit a comment below. Recent submission response times are always welcome and helpful to other writers.

From the Classic Toy Trains guidelines:

We publish articles on all aspects of S, O, and Standard gauge toy trains. A look through one or two back issues of CLASSIC TOY TRAINS is the best way to get an idea of the kinds of material we're interested in.

Letter of Inquiry

Before you submit an article, we recommend that you write to let us know exactly what you have in mind. We then can tell you if your proposed article fits our needs or if we'd like a different approach than what you have in mind.

What Will Interest Us

In general, we're always looking for articles describing:

  • wiring or scenery techniques
  • various historical toy trains or accessories
  • current and interesting layouts
  • how to kitbash a structure or repair a locomotive, car, or accessory
  • the history and collectibility of certain manufacturers' products or a rare piece

If you have an idea on a subject you haven't seen us cover, write and ask. We're always interested in new ideas. 


Submission Guidelines Details for Classic Toy Trains

Market Type: Magazine

Accepts: General , Historical, How-To, Interviews, Personal Experience, Photo Features, Profiles, Technical

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Updated November 23, 2020