AUGUST 2019: Pennsylvania Railroad, “The Standard Railroad of the World,” is the theme for August’s issue. Check out in-depth reviews of two classic Pennsy steam locomotives by Associate Editor David Otte. The new streamline K4 Pacific in HO from Bachmann Spectrum and Broadway Limited’s N-scale T1 4-4-4-4 Duplex are the cover story features. In addition, you’ll find reviews for the recent Walthers Proto GP7 and Mainline F7 decorated for Pennsy. All this and more in the August issue of Model Railroad News!
Walthers attempts to strike a balance with its Mainline HO-scale F7 models that provide some separately applied details and a Proto-level drive mechanism with a modest suggested retail price.
We compare the latest SD40T-2 “Tunnel Motor” HO scale locomotive models offered by Athearn and ScaleTrains.com
Based on a Pullman-Standard prototype, Rapido Trains will offer a new addition to its Super Continental passenger car line in HO scale. This lightweight dining car model will arrive a variety of road names, and include an incredible amount of interior and underbody detail.
The three new Siemens models Bachmann plans will provide miniature versions of the Charger SC-44 passenger diesel locomotive, S70 light rail vehicle, and single-level main line passenger car.