FEBRUARY 2018: Penn Central became reality 50 years ago. While the railroad didn’t survive more than a few years, rail enthusiasts continue to enjoy and model this Eastern giant. Pictured are recent Penn Central diesel models in HO: Atlas’ U33B and Bowser’s Century 636. All this and more in the February issue of Model Railroad News!

Die Cast SD70ACe by 3000TOYS in HO Scale

Die Cast SD70ACe by 3000TOYS in HO Scale

Diecast Masters offers something unique for the HO market. The company recently delivered an HO-scale SD70ACe Tier 4. Of special note, this 1/87 model includes no drive mechanism, making it a static display reproduction.


Woodland Scenics Just Plug Lighting System

Woodland Scenics Just Plug Lighting System

Woodland Scenics now offers a variety street lights, wall lights, interior lighting, light hubs, power packs, and at least 16 different vehicles with lights already installed.


HO Scale Lumber Loads by Wheels of Time

HO Scale Lumber Loads by Wheels of Time

Ideal for use with the company’s HO-scale flatcars, Wheels of Time’s lumber loads come in two versions. One release provides materials for one 62-foot flatcar model with lumber stacked five sections tall.


From the Archives: A Brief History of Lionel HO

From the Archives: A Brief History of Lionel HO

Much has been written about Lionel and its place in history. The upcoming holiday season, along with Model Railroad News’ examination of the latest group of Lionel releases for the HO market, presents an excellent opportunity to take a look back. There is far too much history to cover in “From the Archive,” but here’s a brief journey through Lionel’s history with HO model trains.


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