AUGUST 2018: This Conrail model is one of two Athearn SD60s featured in the August edition of Model Railroad News. Ryan Crawford examines this blue Conrail release, as well as a Norfolk Southern offering. See the models and read about their performance and how each compares to the prototype. All this and more in the August issue of Model Railroad News!
The detail on this HO-scale transfer caboose model is very impressive, as is the excellent application of the various colors. Bluford Shops did a very commendable execution Toledo, Peoria & Western paint scheme, right down to yellow handrail accents and eye-catching silver truck sideframes.
The real SNCF class 241-A is currently the largest restored hand-fired steam locomotive running on European rails. The Trix 241 A 65 pulling a string of Orient Express sleeping cars would look good on any layout.
Bluford Shops announces plans for a series of N scale models reproducing International Car Company’s bay window caboose prototypes. This steel body caboose first arrived on North American railroads in the early 1950s.