FEBRUARY 2020: Walthers recently brought back its Proto-series HO-scale SW1200 diesel switcher. There are many new features inside and out for this four-axle, Electro-Motive Division switcher model. Ryan Crawford examines an Illinois Terminal SW1200 sample and provides insights on the prototype and shares his findings on the model in the February issue of Model Railroad News.

Model Railroad News Contents

February 2020

HO-Scale Reviews

  • Illinois Terminal SW1200
  • Great Northern SD9
  • Missouri Pacific Boxcar
  • German DB 2-10-0
  • Bangor & Aroostook GP9
  • Katy GP7 and Wide-Vision Caboose

Scenery Review

  • Pro Grass Micro Static Grass Applicator

Prototype Profile

  • CSX “Pride in Service” Series

From the Archive

  • Illinois Terminal 1970s Style in HO

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