I have a fair amount of experience weathering military models like the Tamiya RC Tanks, but this was my first crack at weathering an HO locomotive. (more…)
Originally posted 2010-03-30 00:15:13.
MTH is sure cranking out some nice looking HO stuff these days. This Southern Pacific AC-6 was released in the Fall of 2010 and has been added to my fleet of big steamers.
Originally posted 2011-01-07 15:07:36.
As HO model trains go, this thing is HUGE! (more…)
Originally posted 2011-12-15 14:10:14.
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 2011-02-05 21:57:13.
Ever seen a U-boat become a locomotive?
Originally posted 2012-01-28 12:47:59.
Looking like a car almost as much as it looked like a train, the Aerotrain was an attempt to woo travelers back to the railroads. (more…)
Originally posted 2010-01-27 00:10:39.
When originally released (2009?), I was late to the pre-order party and only managed to track down a DC version of this HO scale track inspection vehicle. The DCC versions were sold out long ago. So, I had to resort to converting this DC model to DCC. (more…)
Originally posted 2011-01-02 00:35:43.
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 2010-12-29 13:28:32.
Broadway Limited Imports introduces the Baldwin Centipede in HO scale and I eagerly took delivery of an A1/A2 unit set decked out in the Pennsylvania Railroad freight paint scheme. (more…)
Originally posted 2010-08-19 13:59:46.
Continuing its line of “Named Trains”, Walthers releases the PRR EMD E8A and E7B’s, thereby completing the release of the entire PRR Broadway Limited consist.
Originally posted 2011-12-26 12:20:46.