JULY 2019: Two SD40T-2 “Tunnel Motors” recently debuted in HO scale: One represents all-new tooling and comes from ScaleTrains.com. That offering is pictured above decorated for Rio Grande 5372. The other release presents the latest revisions to Athearn’s SD40T-2 model, which now sports a revised rear drive design that allows for a clear see-through view of this EMD prototype’s rear radiator air intakes. See them both in the July issue of Model Railroad News!

Walthers Proto Standout Chicago & North Western GP7 in HO Scale

Walthers Proto Standout Chicago & North Western GP7 in HO Scale

Walthers has created a very good HO Scale replica of the early versions of Chicago & Northn Western’s Electro-Motive Division GP7 diesel locomotive.


Northern Pacific 40-foot Boxcar in HO from Rapido Trains

Northern Pacific 40-foot Boxcar in HO from Rapido Trains

Rapido Trains has produced built very accurate, highly detailed, yet robust model of this Northern Pacific double-sheathed boxcar.


Athearn Imagines a World Without Burlington Northern

Athearn Imagines a World Without Burlington Northern

What if Burlington Northern merger never happened? These newly decorated HO scale Dash 9-44CW and SD50 locomotives from Athearn answer that question.


Chicago, Burlington & Quincy’s Class O-5 Northern from Sunset Models in HO

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy’s Class O-5 Northern from Sunset Models in HO

This HO scale brass replica of a Burlington Class O-5 4-8-4 steam locomotive comes fully equipped with DCC and sound.


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