Learn the in-depth history of the actual real-world prototype trains that inspired your favorite scale models.
September 13, 2021
Illinois Terminal owned one of the smallest fleets of EMD’s popular GP38-2.
July 26, 2021
Lima-Hamilton’s end-cab diesel switchers look familiar, but are uncommon prototypes. A new HO shell is coming for craftsman projects.
July 7, 2021
GE’s GEVO is today’s standard in North American railroading. ScaleTrains.com shares information on this prototype and plans a new production for HO scale.
June 4, 2021
ScaleTrains.com’s co-founder and the guy behind many of the great selections the company reproduces, Paul Ellis, talks Tunnel Motors. And discover the discounts available from the company for “Trains, Not Ties” promotion.
May 7, 2021
Atlas recently delivered HO-scale Master series Dash 8-40Bs in Susquehanna and there’s a group of N-scale versions announced for late 2021 delivery.
April 30, 2021
Erie Lackawanna bought SD45s, SDP45s, and SD45-2s from EMD. Here’s a look at the road’s SD45s.
March 16, 2021
Delaware & Hudson purchased two rounds of U30C diesel locomotives from General Electric with variations across the collection.
January 31, 2021
One of Amtrak’s lesser known and remembered Texas trains was “The Inter-American” operated in the mid-1970s to early 1980s.
January 29, 2021
Athearn will have a new production of Ready To Roll HO-scale SD40T-2 Tunnel Motors in early 2022.
January 15, 2021
An early 2021 delivery from Athearn brings a run of SD80MAC diesel locomotives in several road names.