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Latest Additions

Arriving soon from The Coach Yard are the following two projects:

Both projects will be delivered as full sets, an add-on set, and a variety of individual cars.  The full trains will have a combination of lightweight and heavyweight cars.  The pickup notices have been received, so we hope to have these in hand in the next few weeks.

 

1/31/2018

North Bank Lines has delivered the GN O-1 steam engines,  They have been well received.  We still have in stock an auxiliary tender and a Green boiler special version.

As previously reported, NBL has canceled all of the outstanding, previously announced projects.  If you had reservations with BPL, those have been removed.  North Bank has indicated they are considering a new project of steel cabooses for BN, NP and SP&S.  we will post follow up information as it becomes available.

 

12/30/2017

Union Terminal has delivered the latest production batch of EMD E7-E9 diesel engines in HO scale. These latest groupings include engines from Southern Pacific and Burlington Northern.   Due to a late cancelation, we have several of each of these prototypes still available.

7/11/2017

What's New

Division Point has just announced that they will be picking up 3 of the projects from the Precision Scale catalog (we will help you with updated reservations once we have the new model specifications.)  From DP:

The Seaboard Airline P-1 streamlined Pacific, the Frisco 4-8-2 Mountain, and the RF&P Berkshire (which will now include the Pierre Marquette, and either the early C&O or the C&NW Berks). I had announced these Berks many years ago and never got the reservations to build them back when we had to do 200 models of each! I am the “Berkshire King” as it were, for doing 6 or so various Berks for various roads in the past. These 3 were never in the pile because they are slightly smaller than the NKP or NYC models. I have to get into my research again, but I don’t believe any of them have been done before.
The SAL P-1 was used to haul the “Orange Blossom Special” between the Left and Right coast of FL after the “E’s” were cut off. They had 2 engines streamlined for this service, and we’ll do both.
Don’t know too much about the Frisco engines, except that he had listed 7 versions…we’ll do 2 or maybe 3 including the semi streamlined version.

4/15/2018

Our friends at Precision Scale are closing out their business activities.   They have recently sold their operation, along with their parts inventory.   As a result, all outstanding future project listings have been canceled.  There is a possibility that a couple projects may be picked up by another importer.  We will hold reservations for some items and will follow up with those of you who may still have an opportunity to obtain a desired model.

We wish Mark and Beth well.  They have built a strong track record of producing fine scale models for our enjoyment and have earned some time for themselves.

4/10/2018

Division Point has finalized the Baldwin Center Cab project.  Their have been some adjustments so check out the listings to see if an engine you need it being produced.  The overall build will see about 175 models produced in total.

4/9/2018

Consignments

We have finalized a trade for a select O scale collection.  Included are some very fine recently produced models as well as some popular prototype pieces.   This includes a UP Big Boy steam engine by Key Imports and a full (engine and cars) N&W Powhatan...

7/3/2017

This small collection is for Reading and D&H fans - a few Century diesels, an SD45, and one steam engine.  ...

12/19/2015

An existing collection has become new again. This varied group of models has expanded - one users retirement is now your opportunity.  Over 20 roads are available in this excellent collection, along with some generic pieces applicable to many roads.

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12/12/2015

Blog

Here is another view of steam locomotive construction.  From the youtube website listing: Power to Order - Engineering and manufacturing steam locomotives at the Doncaster works in Britain in 1940s. With LMS 8F 2-8-0 Freight Locomotive seen and used in WW2. Foundry forging in action. It...
Inside of New York City's Grand Central Terminal is a secret basement.  While virtually unknown, it serves an important and vital function.    
Part of the fun in models is understanding the construction.  This also applies to the real world.  It is fascinating and a good lesson to see how the prototype rail industry controls and builds its environment.  Here is an example of trackwork in the urban environment of San...