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February 12, 2021
Westside’s GS-6 4-8-4 Northern Steam Locomotive
Westside Model Company’s mid-1970s brass replica of the GS-6 Northern-type 4-8-4 steam locomotive.
January 29, 2021
Uncommon FT Diesel Locomotive
Produced for the Canadian market and not cataloged in the U.S., this Canadian National FT diesel locomotive is an uncommon Bachmann release.
December 28, 2020
American Train & Track’s Container Car
One of the more intriguing freight car releases from American Train & Track was this container car offering.
November 9, 2020
Renwal Bridge and Pier Set
Renwal’s Bridge & Trestle set is one of several offerings released by the company.
October 16, 2020
Fleischmann’s Chicago & North Western Switcher
From the 1950s and West German hobby line Fleischmann came what might be the first C&NW decorated ready-to-run diesel locomotive model in HO scale.
September 24, 2020
Gilbert’s Big Alco Diesel
In the mid-1950s, the Gilbert/American Flyer line of HO added an impressive Alco to its catalog.
July 20, 2020
HO’s Yugoslavian Connection: The Mehano Alco RS-11
This RS-11 was the last new diesel release for Varney’s line in 1968 (rebranded Life-Like in 1970), produced by Yugoslavian manufacturer Mehano.
April 13, 2020
Revell Locomotives in HO Scale
Revell’s line arrived in the mid-1950s with three HO-scale locomotives, including two diesels and a steam switcher. A fourth was later added to the line.
July 18, 2019
Con-Cor’s Burlington Northern Alco PA-1/PB-1 Diesels
After a drought of many years from Alco’s 1946 introduction of its PA-1/PB-1 diesels to the 1970s, modelers received not one, but two plastic models of this famous passenger hauler in HO scale.
April 24, 2019
TYCO’s Chessie System SD24 Diesel
TYCO’s HO-scale SD24 model came in several liveries during its run, with the Chessie System release as one of the more eye-catching offerings.