OCTOBER 2020: Alcos abound in the latest edition! From the mighty Union Pacific “Big Boy” 4-8-8-4 to several classic first-generation diesels, this issue has loads of in-depth reviews of recent Alco offerings for the model railroading enthusiast. All this and more in the October issue of Model Railroad News!

A “What If” Union Pacific GMD-1A

A “What If” Union Pacific GMD-1A

A “What If” Union Pacific GMD-1 by Assistant Editor Shane T. Mason from Rapido Trains’ N-scale model.


Gapster from Fast Tracks

Gapster from Fast Tracks

There are two versions of Fast Tracks’ Gapster. One is 1/16-inch size, you’ll also find a 1/32-inch gap filing jig.


ExactRail TrentonWorks Bulkhead Flatcar

ExactRail TrentonWorks Bulkhead Flatcar

ExactRail’s Platinum-series Bulkhead Flatcar reproduces a contemporary 67-foot TrentonWorks prototype.


Bachmann delivers new baby High Cube

Bachmann delivers new baby High Cube

Bachmann’s introduces two new HO-scale high-cube boxcar models.


Colorado Model Railroad Museum’s Caboose in HO scale

Colorado Model Railroad Museum’s Caboose in HO scale

A special release Athearn Collectibles HO-scale caboose model available from the Colorado Model Railroad Museum.


Santa Fe’s SD40-2s and Kato’s N-scale model

Santa Fe’s SD40-2s and Kato’s N-scale model

Santa Fe’s SD40-2 fleet joined the roster in the late 1970s and saw several modifications later in their careers.


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