Learn the in-depth history of the actual real-world prototype trains that inspired your favorite scale models.
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.
January 5, 2021
Among Southern Pacific’s last locomotive purchases was a group of 101 General Electric C44-9Ws.
December 25, 2020
After several early efforts EMD’s E-unit series came into wide-spread use with models like the E8 in the 1950s.
December 7, 2020
Among Athearn November 2020 announcements are all three GP7s owned by Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo. This small Canadian railroad makes for an interesting road to model.