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!
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.
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.
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.