JUNE 2023: An Alco favorite arrives in N scale with an all-new model from Broadway Limited Imports. See the company’s new RSD “Gator” in several paint schemes — including classic Santa Fe blue and yellow — with photos of the prototypes to compare to the miniatures. Justin Sobeck heads up the Gator wrangling for this edition. All this and more in the June edition of Model Railroad News!
Fallen Flag GEVO from InterMountain Railway
InterMountain Railway Co. delivers a new production of HO-scale GEVOs. Here’s a look at KCS ET44AC 5004.
Whitney Glass Factory kit in HO scale from Micro-Scale Models
Whitney Glass Works is a a craftsman-level kit release from Micro-Scale Models in HO.
A Boxcar 50 Years in the Making: Micro-Trains Celebrates a Half-Century
Micro-Trains Lines marks 50th Anniversary.
Yellowbonnet Turns 50
Santa Fe’s Yellowbonnet livery was introduced a half-century ago.
Athearn Genesis SIECO Boxcar
Athearn’s 50-foot SIECO boxcar is a Genesis release and this Norfolk & Western example is from a late 2022 delivery of these models.
Classic Covered Hopper: Micro-Trains Lines’ all-new PS-2 two-bay
Micro-Trains Line adds Pullman-Standard’s PS-2 two-bay covered hopper to the hobby company’s N-scale collection.
A Brass Replica of a Classic Kitbash Division Point’s UP Coal Turbine
Model Railroad News kicks off 2023 in a big way with big models, like Matthew Dowd’s review of Division Point’s HO-scale brass UP Coal Turbine.
Prototype Profile: Chicago & Illinois Midland’s SD9s
Based in central Illinois, C&IM bought four SD9s in 1955 for its all-EMD roster.