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Latest Additions

Pick up notices have been received from Precision Scale for the Great Northern W-1 Electrics in HO scale. Although few in number on the prototype, these were exceptional work horses for Great Northern. This project provides for several varieties and combinations, as well as additional heater cars, including one for Western Pacific.

1/29/2017

First delivered over the summer of 2016, BPL is pleased to have available several of the Baldwin 2-6-6-2T Tank engine in O scale. These were produced by Glacier Park Models and encapsulate all of the quality and refinement you would expect. Check the listing for additional information and photos of these fine models.

1/29/2017

The first batch of boxcab electrics for Milw Road have been delivered by Precision Scale. There are a variety of models inthe project, with versions in 2, 3 and 4 unit sets, as well as a handful 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.

Update 2/9/2017:  We have received the second half of the project.  We have a number of models in stock, PSC is now sold out.

1/23/2017

What's New

Key Model Imports has sent pickup notices for SP Cab Forwards in O scale.  These engines will clearly be the most detailed models ever produced of this elegant prototype.  You can see the refinement for yourself:

With only 40 models being produced, we do not expect them to last beyond delivery.  Please contact us immediately if you would like to obtain one of these unique pieces.

Update 12/28/16:  As of this date, we are informed that there are 3 engines still available from a total production of 75 pieces.  Engines are AC-11 #4252, AC-11 #4274 and AC-12 #4294.

12/20/2016

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.

Update 12/7/2016:  Our understanding is that there will be 6 sets total prduced for this train.  At this time, there is only one set still available to reserve.

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

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...