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Latest Additions

Pacific Coast Shays in HO have been delivered by Glacier Park Models.  These 3 cylinder engines provided decades of service, with the Klickitat unit scheduled for a restoration.  You can find a bit more history on this one of a kind engine here.

6/14/2016

American Scale Models has brought in a unique boxcar project. These cars were built with a one of kind art deco stamped end panel and utilized Creco doors. C&O purchased 100 of these, numbered 5400-5499, from General American Transportation Corp. in 1937. A number of these later ended up with B&O.

2/28/2016

Now in stock at BPL are two versions of the elegant NYC engine, Commodore Vanderbilt by Precision Scale.  This unique engine was an early part of the 1930s effort to streamline and bring more style to the world of passenger transportation.  You can find a bit more history on this one of a kind engine here.

1/25/2016

What's New

We received the following from The Coach Yard:

TCY 1395 – 1941 'City of Portland'  - a 15 car set, no power units
In 1941, The Union Pacific had reassigned the M-10004 train sets to become the City of Portland (COP). The 11 car articulated set was repainted and re-lettered for it’s new assignment. Three cars were added to the consist from the M-10002 COP and  EMD E3’s were assigned as road power.
The Coach Yard is commissioned to make a 15 car set for the “City of Portland”. We will build only to orders received by December 31, 2016.  Please let your customers know.  The MSRP is projected to be $10,500.00.

11/28/2016

We have the official pickup notice in hand from Precision Scale for boxcab electrics from Milw Road.  This project is quite extensive with multiple versions in 2, 3 and 4 units sets, as well as a variety of single units for you to assemble your specific consist.   The listings show which models are still available and we have the only remaining streamlined units for your purchase.

11/16/2016

The Coach Yard has sent out a post BrassExpo update with several pieces of news for you:

10/29/2016

Consignments

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

For big power fans, BPL has purchased a collection of late model EMD and GE power.  SD70s, AC44s and two SD80MACs are amoung the prime units available here.  As you would expect, it is a horse race for...

11/14/2015

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...