JULY 2018: One of Santa Fe’s famous passenger trains is back from Walthers with a new series of HO-scale model releases. David Otte takes a look at this early 1950s edition of Santa Fe’s El Capitan. The new collection of Walthers Proto-series offerings provides road-specific detailed EMD F-units, as well as a number of passenger car models. All this and more in the July issue of Model Railroad News!

A Star is Born: Trix SNCF class 241-A Steam Locomotive in HO Scale

A Star is Born: Trix SNCF class 241-A Steam Locomotive in HO Scale

The real SNCF class 241-A is currently the largest restored hand-fired steam locomotive running on European rails. The Trix 241 A 65 pulling a string of Orient Express sleeping cars would look good on any layout.


Where There’s Smoke… Built-Up Fire Station from Menards in HO and O

Where There’s Smoke… Built-Up Fire Station from Menards in HO and O

This new Menards Collectibles built-up fire station is available in HO and O scale, and includes figures and vehicles, as well as a number of details that add to the product’s value and enhance the building’s eye appeal.


Announcing Arrowhead Models

Announcing Arrowhead Models

Arrowhead Models will make its debut this summer with the shipment of its first yet-to-be-announced HO-scale freight car offering.


Coming Soon: International Car Co. Bay Window Caboose from Bluford Shops in N Scale

Coming Soon: International Car Co. Bay Window Caboose from Bluford Shops in N Scale

Bluford Shops announces plans for a series of N scale models reproducing International Car Company’s bay window caboose prototypes. This steel body caboose first arrived on North American railroads in the early 1950s.


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