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Latest Additions

Art Deco Boxcars

02/28/2016

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.

 

NYC Commodore Vanderbilt

01/25/2016

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.

 

Orange Blossom / Treasure Island 2015-Dec

12/22/2015

This holiday season brings two additional heavyweight trains from The Coach Yard:

SALOBSDH.jpgFor eastern fans, the Orange Blossom Special, operated by Seaboard Airline, is available. (Most cars are now sold out 1/26/2016)

SPTISDH.jpgFor those interested in the western part of the US, the Treasure Island, a joint C&NW, SP, UP train is at hand.

 

AT&SF 1946 Grand Canyon

09/12/2015

The beauty of the heavyweight era is well represented in the 1946 Grand Canyon train, recently delivered by The Coach Yard.  This Santa Fe train set can be yours, along with a variety of individual cars in the project.

 

F-M C Liners from DP - 2nd Run

07/06/2015

With the soft economy and the warmth of summer, new project delivery has been slow.   One project that did get delivered is a follow on to work done last year.  Division Point has provided the second batch of C Liner diesel sets.  This grouping of Fairbanks-Morse engines include units for CN, CP, LIRR, NH and NYC.

 

Frisco Streamlined Hudsons

03/25/2015

The second project soon to arrive from Precision Scale is a set of 4-6-4 steam engines for Frisco.  To keep up with the marketing of the era, Frisco applied additional skirting and color to these engines.  This 'stream-syling' was a method of bringing attention back to the railroad and increase market opportunities.  NOTE: Most of the versions are listed as sold out, but there still may be an opportunity to pick up a standby request.

 

Milw Road G-6

03/25/2015

Precision Scale has 2 projects that will be delivered in the next few weeks.  The first is class G-6ps 4-6-0 steam engines for Milw Road.  These models will have the same streamlined styling that came to define Milwaukee Road passenger service in the mid 1900s.  These engines are especially important for those modeling the secondary passenger trains, such as the Hiawatha-North Woods Service / North Woods Hiawatha,

 

GN / SP&S Early Cabooses

01/01/2015

Filling in the rosters for our early era northwest modelers, North Bank Lines has delivered early truss rod wood cabooses for GN and SP&S.  There are 25 foot and 33 foot versions and are available in both mineral brown and bright red paint schemes.

 

AT&SF / SP Business cars

11/22/2014

Now available from The Coach Yard are a series of heavyweight based business cars.  The first group is a secondary run of Santa Fe cars, these are follow up to a first phase delivered last year.  The second group contains cars for Southern Pacific.  The SP cars cover several different operating eras, from the 1950s to the 1980s.

 

C&O / VGN Allegheny Steam

11/17/2014

We now have in hand 2-6-6-6 Allegheny steam engines for C&O and VGN.  These state of the art pieces from Precision Scale continue the work of Boo-Rim in producing new works of art.  The latest drive train machining and Swiss motor design provide a solid machine to carry an extensive array of refinements:

  • Lights for: marker lamps, number boards, cab interior, headlight, backup, coal bunker, water deck, ditch lights
  • Extensive details including complete cab interior, cab curtains and full brake rigging
  • Working details: sliding roof hatch, turret cover, tender water hatches, stoker door, cab windows
  • Display switch - will turn the motor off, so you can display the engine on track, apply power to show the lights, but hav the engine remain stationary