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NEW ANNOUNCEMENT: N Scale Crude Oil Tank Cars
March 18, 2015


Introducing our 10th N Scale Freight Car: The Trinity 31K Crude Oil Tank Car!

With crude oil car loadings skyrocketing due to new oil extraction methods, thousands-upon-thousands of these new cars have been built since 2012. With demand and supply at all-time highs, there is no end in sight to mile-long trains of crude oil, running all over North America.

Coming in two road names - a total of 48 unique road numbers - these all-new models will look great as they snake their way through any scenery. Designed from builder blueprints and prototype dimensions, these stunning models will feature an acute attention to detail, BLMA trucks and wheels, and brown, body-mounted knuckle couplers. Click the link below for additional information, and to order your unit train today!

DETAILS INCLUDE:
• Ready-To-Run
• Fine-Scale Detail
• Separate Brake Detail
• Accurately Painted/Printed
• Prototypical Ride Height
• BLMA 100-Ton ASF Ride Control Trucks
• BLMA 36" Metal Wheels
• Body-Mounted Brown Knuckle Couplers


N Scale: 31K CRUDE OIL TANK CAR

Download the Flyer and see more. (CLICK the image to download the PDF)
 
N 52' Gondola - PRE-ORDERS DUE
March 13, 2015


Just a quick reminder that we're closing pre-orders on SIX NEW SCHEMES on our N Scale ACF 70-Ton 52' Gondola!

First produced in 1948, for Pennsylvania Railroad as class G31, PRR purchased 11,600 welded cars of this body style in the G31/G31A/G31B/G35, serving every corner of North America in many customer applications. Besides PRR, several other railroads also purchased these gondolas from ACF, and some former PRR cars were purchased second-hand by various railroads. Most of these gondolas were phased from revenue service during the 1990's.

Don’t miss SIX new schemes on this fine-scale model! Featuring extremely accurate detail, fine brake rigging, crisp lettering, and more, these models will be available later in 2015. Pre-order today through your favorite dealer or direct - collect all 24 road numbers!

Roads Include: DL&W, Southern Pacific, Wabash, Sacramento Northern and Pennsylvania RR (two schemes!)

N Scale ACF 70-Ton 52' Gondola: CLICK HERE

 
NEW Announcement March 18!
March 2, 2015


All-new N Scale model announcement on March 18! Care to guess?

 
First Look - Bx-166 Box Cars!
February 17, 2015
We're pleased to show the first test shots for our HO & N Scale Bx-166 Box Cars. Built by ATSF, a total of 300 of these double-door box cars placed into revenue service, with many of them still holding strong today.

As you can see, we spent considerable time to ensure all components of the Bx-166 were rendered. Starting from the rail up, these cars will feature a tremendous amount of detail in both HO & N Scale.

Pre-order your models now: Click Here!

N SCALE:

HO SCALE:

Current production schedules have both the first and second runs slated for March, with delivery in April/May, 2015. Pre-order yours today!
 
NEW N Scale Gondola Paint Schemes!
January 21, 2015


We're pleased to announce SIX NEW SCHEMES on our N Scale ACF 70-Ton 52' Gondola!

First produced in 1948, for Pennsylvania Railroad as class G31, PRR purchased 11,600 welded cars of this body style in the G31/G31A/G31B/G35, serving every corner of North America in many customer applications. Besides PRR, several other railroads also purchased these gondolas from ACF, and some former PRR cars were purchased second-hand by various railroads. Most of these gondolas were phased from revenue service during the 1990's.

Don’t miss SIX new schemes on this fine-scale model! Featuring extremely accurate detail, fine brake rigging, crisp lettering, and more, these models will be available later in 2015. Pre-order today through your favorite dealer or direct - collect all 24 road numbers!

• Ready-To-Run
• Die-Cast Metal Frame
• Fine-Scale Detail
• Prototypical Ride Height
• BLMA 70-Ton ASF Ride Control Trucks
• BLMA Low Profile 33" Metal Wheels
• Body-Mounted Brown Knuckle Couplers

Roads Include: DL&W, Southern Pacific, Wabash, Sacramento Northern and Pennsylvania RR (two schemes!)

N Scale ACF 70-Ton 52' Gondola: CLICK HERE

Download the Flyer and see more. (CLICK the image to download the PDF)
 
NOW SHIPPING
January 12, 2015
We're pleased to kick-off 2015, with the release of two items:

- HO Scale Red Pipe Loads

Pre-assembled and painted, these authentic Pipe Loads will fit your 89' pipe flat cars.


HO Scale: Red Pipe Loads

* NOTE: The HO Scale Green Pipe Loads are currently on back-order. These were more popular than we expected. We hope to have a re-run by late 2015.


- N Scale 33" Metal Wheels

Put the finest N Scale wheels available under your rolling stock! These 33" metal wheels feature a front and back wheel profile, small flange, and come in packages of either 24 or 192 axles. Please note that while the 33" wheels are back-in-stock, our delivery is already 80% sold out. Please order soon if you're looking for these wheels!


N Scale: #9810 33" Metal Wheels

N Scale: #9810BULK 33" Metal Wheels

 
New Video - Tim Dickinson's Amazing BN Layout
December 2, 2014
It's been three years since we last visited Tim Dickinson's spectacular HO Scale Burlington Northern Layout. In that time, he's added more than a few new scenes, and the result is stunning.

Take a trip with EMD SDP40 #1976, complete in special Bicentennial paint, for a trip through towns and over mountains. Set in 1976, you'll see era-specific equipment, fully operating signals, train meets, and much more. Enjoy!

 
N Scale Club Cars Available
November 10, 2014


Running Since 1974!

The Orange County N-gineers go way back to the early start of N Scale and N-Track. Many years, members, and trains since, and the club is pleased to celebrate their 40th Anniversary. Available now - two unique BLMA Models N Scale Trinity 64' Modern Reefers, printed to commemorate the founding, and current years. Available as singles or a set, get these limited models and support a great group of modelers.

See more information on the Orange County N-Gineers Club Cars: http://www.ocngineers.com/

As a side note: The Orange Coutny N-gineers is where Craig, founder of BLMA, got to run his first N Scale trains, and further his interests in the hobby.

CLUBS: Looking for special run cars? BLMA is more than capable of producing your artwork and production. Please contact us with any questions.
 
BLMA Railfanning - Florida & Georgia
November 3, 2014
This past summer, we braved the Florida humidity to catch some action that's much different than what we see in our Southern California back yard. Shot during late July/early August in Northern Florida and Southern Georgia, this video features action from famous spots such as Folkston, Waycross, Crawford Junction, and more.

Sit back, relax, and enjoy!

 
NOW SHIPPING
September 25, 2014
There are more than a few new and re-stock products shipping now. Please see our latest releases below:

- HO & N Scale 200' Brass Truss Bridges

HO Scale: Brass Bridge Models
N Scale: Brass Bridge Models

- HO Scale Trinity 64' Modern Reefers

HO Scale: Union Pacific ARMN Reefers

- N Scale Trinity 64' Modern Reefers

N Scale: Union Pacific ARMN Reefers

- HO & N Scale Carrier X2 Reefer Units


HO Scale: Carrier X2 Reefer
N Scale: Carrier X2 Reefer

- HO & N Scale Flat Car Conversion Parts - PTTX & JTTX


HO Scale: Flat Car Conversion Parts
N Scale: Flat Car Conversion Parts

- HO Scale & N Scale Green Pipe Loads


HO Scale: Green Pipe Load
N Scale: Green Pipe Load

- HO Scale & N Scale RV Style Air Conditioners


HO Scale: RV Style Air Conditioners
N Scale: RV Style Air Conditioners

- HO Scale & N Scale Concrete K-Rail Barriers


HO Scale: K-Rail Barriers
N Scale: K-Rail Barriers
 
BIG BRIDGES are Back!
September 12, 2014


We're pleased to announce the Second Release of our popular 200' Brass Bridge Models in HO & N Scale!

In-stock now and read-for-your-layout, these hand-assembled models feature loads of fine-scale detail, come pre-painted, and are a massive 200 scale feet! Available now in black and silver, these beautiful models were designed to haul heavy loads. Built in 1938, the prototype is still in use today, and has seen everything from steam locomotives to double-stack traffic. Add a showpiece to your layout and enjoy these limited production models!

HO Scale: Brass Bridge Models
N Scale: Brass Bridge Models

Watch our HD video on these amazing structures!

 
ORDERS DUE: N Scale GSC 60' Flat Cars
September 10, 2014


Please get your pre-orders in for our latest N scale freight car - the GSC 60' Flat Car - due in early 2015. Pre-orders are due with your favorite dealer by September 15, in order to ensure there is adequate supply.

Built by General Steel Castings starting in 1956, this all-new N Scale flat car is packed with detail like:

• Ready-To-Run
• Die-Cast Metal Frame
• Fine-Scale Detail
• Prototypical Ride Height
• Installed Train line Air Hoses
• BLMA 70-Ton ASF Ride Control Trucks
• BLMA Low Profile 33" Metal Wheels
• Body-Mounted Brown Knuckle Couplers

This car is our first model to feature installed Train line Air Hoses. This detail raises the bar for N Scale models. Combine that with our metal wheels and trucks, and you've got one great running and looking model.

Roads Include: ATSF, BN, IC, SSW, PRR and WABASH

We are very excited about these models and look forward to their delivery in early 2015. Pre-order today through your favorite dealer or direct.

- - N Scale GSC 60' Flat Car CLICK HERE

Download the Flyer and see more. (CLICK the image to download the PDF)
 


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