Learn the in-depth history of the actual real-world prototype trains that inspired your favorite scale models.
September 21, 2020
Santa Fe’s SD40-2 fleet joined the roster in the late 1970s and saw several modifications later in their careers.
August 20, 2020
Reading’s Five GP40-2s were among the last new power for the railroad, and the subject of an Athearn Genesis HO-scale model.
August 6, 2020
The development of 86-foot high-cube boxcars was a joint venture between several U.S. railroads and freight car builder American Car & Foundry.