MARCH 2018: The Milwaukee Road’s 1949 Olympian Hiawatha is new to Kato’s line of N-scale model trains. This set features newly tooled FP7 and F7B diesel models, along with several new passenger cars including the full-length Superdome and impressive Skytop observation. All this and more in the March issue of Model Railroad News!
This Westerfield Auto Boxcar kit reproduces an early steel construction example. The provided history included with Westerfield’s kit notes New York Central (NYC) began operating all-steel boxcars with an American Car & Foundry example in 1912.
This husky Penn Central U33B example from General Electric’s U-boat production shows off the stubby pug nose that became common in the 1960s. The model is available from Atlas in standard DC, as well as DCC-sound versions.
During the years General Motors’ Electro-Motive Division (EMD) produced F-units (1939–1960), the diesel builder and its Canadian counterpart General Motors Diesel (GMD), sold approximately 4,700 examples of the iconic streamlined locomotives.