FEBRUARY 2020: Walthers recently brought back its Proto-series HO-scale SW1200 diesel switcher. There are many new features inside and out for this four-axle, Electro-Motive Division switcher model. Ryan Crawford examines an Illinois Terminal SW1200 sample and provides insights on the prototype and shares his findings on the model in the February issue of Model Railroad News.

Oil-Burning Jumbo: Trix DB Class 44 Steam Locomotive in HO Scale

Oil-Burning Jumbo: Trix DB Class 44 Steam Locomotive in HO Scale

The Trix oil-fired Br 44 is the perfect locomotive for their OOtz 41 12-car ore train set.


Greenville Gondola from Pre-Size Model Specialties in S Scale

Greenville Gondola from Pre-Size Model Specialties in S Scale

This S scale resin kit from Pre-Size Model Specialties produces a fine model of the distinctive Greenville gondola design, perfect for modelers of modern railroading.


Looking Back at BLI’s New York Central Niagara

Looking Back at BLI’s New York Central Niagara

This model is a fitting tribute modern New York Central steam power. Broadway Limited brings not only the looks, but the sound and action in this HO scale model.


Atlas Launches Trainkids Collection

Atlas Launches Trainkids Collection

Atlas expands its hobby product catalog with a new “Trainkids” line recommended for ages four and up, starting with an Amtrak Acela passenger train set.


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