The Milwaukee Road is right up there as one of my favorite railroads in terms of equipment used, and the F-7 is one of my favorites of the faves.
Originally posted 2015-10-06 20:13:02.
Jet powered trains. In the 1950s, it seemed that everything would eventually be either atomic powered or jet powered. Maybe even rocket powered. General Electric was looking for a way to use it’s jet engine technology in a locomotive. The end result was the Union Pacific 4500hp “Baby” Turbine locomotive. (more…)
Originally posted 2015-01-15 05:44:24.
Bachmann released the B&O EM-1 in 2-8-8-2 as their largest HO steam offering to date.
Originally posted 2015-04-09 11:01:32.
Walthers Santa Fe “Super Chief” and “El Capitan” named trains are pulled by the “Warbonnet” clad F3 and F7 locomotives. (more…)
Originally posted 2014-09-04 23:32:30.
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 2015-07-14 15:45:48.
Originally posted 2015-04-06 10:32:50.