SEPTEMBER 2020: Tangent Scale Models makes a huge splash on our cover with their release of Greenville 86-foot high-cube boxcars in six roadnames! Editor Tony Cook shares an in-depth Prototype Profile on these cars, along with comparisons to Pullman-Standard and Thrall cars. We also take a look at Bachmann Trains’ 2-10-0 Decapod and Walthers Mainline Chopped-Nose GP9 in HO, as well as Broadway Limited’s early EMD diesel switchers and Rapido Trains GMD1 in N scale. All this and more in the September issue of Model Railroad News!
Tangent Scale Models expands its line of highly detailed HO-scale freight car replicas with a an 86-foot high-cube boxcar in six roadnames.
Rio Grande purchased six Alco passenger diesels in the late 1940s. Broadway Limited Imports produced have the road’s roster with one set (PA-1 and PB-1) and one single (PA-1) release in the road’s four-stripe Aspen Gold and silver livery for its new release of Paragon 3-equipped N-scale models.
Rapido Trains announces plans for an HO-scale Montreal Locomotive Works (MLW) M-420 diesel locomotive release. This trend-setting prototype debuted in 1973 and helped introduce the Canadian Safety Cab.