SEPTEMBER 2020: Tangent Scale Models makes a huge splash on our cover with their release of Greenville 86-foot high-cube boxcars in six roadnames! Editor Tony Cook shares an in-depth Prototype Profile on these cars, along with comparisons to Pullman-Standard and Thrall cars. We also take a look at Bachmann Trains’ 2-10-0 Decapod and Walthers Mainline Chopped-Nose GP9 in HO, as well as Broadway Limited’s early EMD diesel switchers and Rapido Trains GMD1 in N scale. All this and more in the September issue of Model Railroad News!

Biggest Ever: 89-Foot High-Cube Boxcar from Tangent Scale Models

Biggest Ever: 89-Foot High-Cube Boxcar from Tangent Scale Models

Tangent Scale Models expands its line of highly detailed HO-scale freight car replicas with a an 86-foot high-cube boxcar in six roadnames.


Rio Grande’s Big Alcos: Broadway Limited Imports N Scale Alco PA-1/PB-1

Rio Grande’s Big Alcos: Broadway Limited Imports N Scale Alco PA-1/PB-1

Rio Grande purchased six Alco passenger diesels in the late 1940s. Broadway Limited Imports produced have the road’s roster with one set (PA-1 and PB-1) and one single (PA-1) release in the road’s four-stripe Aspen Gold and silver livery for its new release of Paragon 3-equipped N-scale models.


86-foot High-Cube Boxcars

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86-foot High-Cube Boxcars

The development of 86-foot high-cube boxcars was a joint venture between several U.S. railroads and freight car builder American Car & Foundry.


Postcard Campaign Pays Off: MLW M-420 Coming from Rapido Trains

Postcard Campaign Pays Off: MLW M-420 Coming from Rapido Trains

Rapido Trains announces plans for an HO-scale Montreal Locomotive Works (MLW) M-420 diesel locomotive release. This trend-setting prototype debuted in 1973 and helped introduce the Canadian Safety Cab.


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