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Latest Additions

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.



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.


Coach Yard has sent the pickup notice for the Early 2-8-8-2 steam engines in HO scale. The prototype was originally designed in 1908 by Baldwin for SP which became the MC-1 class. Difficulties with snowsheds lead to the cab forward design of the MC-2 and later classes. This project includes the MC classes (SP, OR&N, UP), AC-2/3s (SP) and Y-1 (N&W).

Models are now in stock!  Pictures are now available from several engines.


What's New

Union Terminal has announced that they have 2 new projects on the board.  From their web posting of Dec 14:

"First the DODX caboose project. These cars are seen all over the US often trailing Department of Defense special moves. We will be offering six versions and one special collector’s set of all six in a presentation box."

"Second the Southern Pacific Alco DH643. There were three of these locomotives on the SP and we will do all three in all three road numbers they carried with appropriate version detail. All factory painted and lettered. We are also working on a special collector’s set of all three and a New York Central dynamometer car. They ran this way when new on the NYC and D&H. More details to come."

We will post additional details and model specifics when they become available.


North Bank Lines has announced that the GN O-1 steam engines will be in dealers hands in the next few weeks.

Due to the difficulties with the production process on O-1 project, NBL has also announced that they will be canceling all other projects until further notice - as follows:

"At this point I am looking for some form of assurance from Boo Rim Precision that any future projects would be produced in a timely manner and that communication would be more forthcoming.  Lacking some form of satisfactory assurance I would not anticipate undertaking any further model production.

At this point please consider all pending future projects and current reservations cancelled.  If it appears practical to proceed with another project with Boo Rim Precision I will send a new project announcement to all current North Bank Line dealers.  A further announcement will also be made on the North Bank Line website in the near future."


As the third run of Alco RS engines are being delivered, Division Point will be quickly following with an additional production in its 4th group of RS-2/3/4 and RSD-5 diesels. Many of these are additional productions of previous models, but with new road numbers or slight alterations / version details.

UPDATE: They have also added a project listing to produce 6-6-200 Center Cab diesels - last produced in 2004.



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...


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


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.




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...