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 2015-08-31 18:33:33.
As much as I love the big steamers like the Big Boy or Y6B, I love the vintage streamliners like the Dreyfuss Hudson or GS4 in Southern Pacific’s Daylight colors. This Pioneer Zephyr truly symbolizes the golden age of passenger train travel. (more…)
Originally posted 2015-05-18 12:44:25.
MTH keeps rolling out the HO offerings at a feverish pace. The Bi-Polar is an unusual offering of an early electric locomotives that saw service on the Milwaukee Road railroad in both freight and passenger service.
Originally posted 2015-05-03 12:08:49.
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.