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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)
 
New Video Coming Soon!
August 26, 2014


Our blog has been a little quiet lately, but it's for good reason - we're busy working on new products! In the next twelve months, we will see the announcement and delivery of many anticipated releases, all-new cars in HO & N, and more. Stay tuned while we do the 'work' that brings these models to life.

Speaking of work, we had a recent R&D trip to Florida and Georgia. Check back soon for our latest video - a railfanning trip from popular spots around Northern Florida and Southern Georgia, including Folkston and Waycross. These videos take more more than a few hours to shoot and edit, so check back soon for the latest and more...

 
PTTX Conversion Parts!
August 15, 2014


We're pleased to announce a new product that might come in handy for those modeling pipe, and other bulk loads. Introducing our - sold separately - HO & N Scale PTTX/JTTX Conversion Parts Kit. This kit includes 12each - 'metal' risers and 'wood' cross beams.

Designed for use on your favorite flat cars, this conversion kit will complete up to one, 89' Flat Car. Designed for a bowl deck car (that is, the sides are higher than the deck), this kit will work on flush deck cars with slight modification to the risers.

This product is sold direct only in bulk packaging as a spare product.

HO Scale: PTTX Conversion Kit
N Scale: PTTX Conversion Kit

 
HO JTTX F89-J's Now Shipping
August 4, 2014


Our HO and N Scale ACF F89-J Flat Cars in the JTTX scheme and configuration have shipped. Designed to carry bulk loads or pipe, these models are available through your favorite dealer, or direct, in 12 unique road numbers. Similar to the PTTX 'Pipe Cars', these models come with deck rigging and appropriate brake rigging.

The N Scale models are SOLD OUT direct; HO models are in limited supply.

HO Scale: ACF F89-J 89' Flat Car - JTTX
N Scale: ACF F89-J 89' Flat Car - JTTX

 
ALL-NEW Announcement: N Scale GSC 60' Flat Cars
July 18, 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)
 
Care to Guess?
July 7, 2014
 
NMRA Show - See You There!
July 5, 2014


In just a few weeks, the 2014 NMRA Convention and National Train Show will take over Cleveland, Ohio. Held in conjunction with the National Model Railroad Associations annual convention, the National Train Show features manufacturers, dealers, layouts and enthusiasts from all over the world.

Drop by our booth at 330, and see the latest products, plus an all-new N Scale Freight Car announcement!

See more information on the NMRA Convention: http://2014cleveland.org/
See more information on the National Train Show: www.nationaltrainshow.org
 
N Scale Green Pipe Loads - NOW SHIPPING!
June 4, 2014


We're pleased to announce that our HO & N Scale Pipe Load production is in full swing. In fact, we're pleased to announced delivery of the N Scale Green Pipe Loads. These are the only Pipe Loads released; the N Scale Red and both HO Scale models will follow later this summer.

These stunning models feature correctly scaled pipes (two different sizes), a painted surface for the correct finish texture, injection-molded (and painted) 'wood' cradles, and scale metal banding material. The production of these has been complicated, but hey, nothing is impossible, right? Look for the additional models later this summer.

BLMA HO & N Pipe Loads: CLICK HERE
 
New HO Searchlight Signals Coming Soon!
May 27, 2014


We're pleased to announce THREE new Searchlight Signals in HO Scale! The long awaited H-2 Dwarf Signal, and two new block signals with a common configuration. The new block signals feature a 'straight ladder' (no platform), and no large US&S electrical cabinet. These signals are based on AT&SF designs, but will work for a large number of other railroads.

- HO #4002: H-2 Dwarf Signal Heads (2) CLICK HERE

- HO #4070: Searchlight Block Signal - Dual Head - Straight Ladder CLICK HERE

- HO #4071: Searchlight Block Signal - Single Head - Straight Ladder CLICK HERE

Download the Flyer and see more. (CLICK the image to download the PDF)
 
Happy Memorial Day
May 26, 2014
Today we celebrate and remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice while defending our country. It's only because of those brave individuals that we can capture photos like this, taken on the BNSF Needles Sub, at Goffs, California. 4/5/2014. Happy Memorial Day to all!

See more prototype photos on our Facebook Page

 
New Releases!
May 22, 2014
The following products are/were in stock and shipping to your favorite dealer. In some cases, we are already sold out of inventory. Remember to pre-order your favorite items to avoid any sell-outs.

HO Scale: ACF F89-J 89' Flat Car - Trailer Train Yellow



HO Scale: ACF F89-J 89' Flat Car - PTTX



N Scale: ACF F89-J 89' Flat Cars - JTTX



N Scale: Trinity 53' 3-Unit Spine Cars



N Scale: PS-4000 Covered Hopper (Run #4)



HO Scale: Portable Toilets



HO Scale: #4035 Modern Dual Head Block Signal - Left Hand



 


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