MAY 2018: The first ever plastic models from Golden Gate Depot arrive in HO scale! Read noted hobbyist V.S. Roseman’s review of these all-new Harriman-prototype passenger cars and you’ll also learn about the development and use of these prototypes that once served a number of railroads. All this and more in the May issue of Model Railroad News!
Athearn’s Genesis FP7 isn’t just another F-unit model. As my closer examination of the model reveals, it’s a high-quality HO scale model characterized by accurate road-specific details with high-end decoration and the usual quality Genesis drivetrain.
You won’t find a better RDC model that offers such fine detail right out of the box. From its scale proportions, road-specific features, and smooth engineering and performance, this model clearly stands up to its claim of being the “absolute” example of a Budd RDC.
Roco was a prolific producer of model trains for the North American market beginning the 1960s. The original boom years for N scale of the late 1960s saw Roco at work with a number of freight cars imported into Canada and the U.S.