Initially I wasn’t interested in the Empire Builder edition of Walthers “Name Trains“, but the more I looked at it, the more I liked it. Problem was, it was released in 2007, a long time ago as of this post. (more…)
Originally posted 2011-07-14 15:05:51.
During the end of the steam locomotive era, a few railroads were looking for ways to extend the life of steam power with some radical new designs, and were met with varying degrees of success (or failure).
Originally posted 2013-01-13 13:31:55.
This locomotive trio is a long way from home. (more…)
I’m also a big fan of the streamlined steamers from back in the golden age of railroading. Fox Valley Models introduces the Milwaukee Road Hiawatha streamliner in both HO and N scales in honor of the Hiawatha’s 75th anniversary. (more…)
Originally posted 2010-10-20 20:47:30.
Originally introduced by Tamiya in 1977, the Tyrrell P34 Six Wheeler was an unusual vehicle to be sure, both in model form and in real life. (more…)
Originally posted 2008-07-18 10:31:07.
Broadway Limited is a relative newcomer to the field of model railroading, getting their start in 2002, but they quickly made their mark by offering high quality HO and N scale model trains. Their offerings set a new standard in technology with on-board digital sound effects that could be operated in both DC and DCC modes.
Originally posted 2010-02-08 00:15:18.
The Tamiya Sand Scorcher is one of the most sought after RC cars by collectors.
Originally posted 2007-09-30 19:24:54.
BLI releases the J3a Dreyfuss Hudson in HO scale in their brass hybrid line of locos. The model I received contains the Paragon2 sound and decoder system. My early experience with this model is that it is a smooth runner and good looking model, with some minor sound issues. (more…)
Originally posted 2010-11-22 14:52:28.
Tamiya sure chooses some unusual cars to model from time to time. (more…)
Originally posted 2008-11-17 10:21:27.
The Porsche 935 was the third RC car kit produced by Tamiya. (more…)
Originally posted 2008-06-23 10:36:38.