JUNE 2018: Alco’s mid-1950s RS-11 diesel locomotive is featured in our June edition. You’ll see and read about the recent S-scale American Models RS-11 release, as well as new runs from Atlas for its HO- and N-scale RS-11s. In addition, this issue of MRN provides a Prototype Profile and Model Survey for Alco’s RS-11 with many color pictures, facts, and information. All this and more in the June issue of Model Railroad News!

Where There’s Smoke… Built-Up Fire Station from Menards in HO and O

Where There’s Smoke… Built-Up Fire Station from Menards in HO and O

This new Menards Collectibles built-up fire station is available in HO and O scale, and includes figures and vehicles, as well as a number of details that add to the product’s value and enhance the building’s eye appeal.


Not Just Another F-unit: Athearn Genesis EMD FP7 in HO Scale

Not Just Another F-unit: Athearn Genesis EMD FP7 in HO Scale

Athearn’s Genesis FP7 isn’t just another F-unit model. As my closer examination of the model reveals, it’s a high-quality HO scale model characterized by accurate road-specific details with high-end decoration and the usual quality Genesis drivetrain.


Coming Soon: International Car Co. Bay Window Caboose from Bluford Shops in N Scale

Coming Soon: International Car Co. Bay Window Caboose from Bluford Shops in N Scale

Bluford Shops announces plans for a series of N scale models reproducing International Car Company’s bay window caboose prototypes. This steel body caboose first arrived on North American railroads in the early 1950s.


From the Archive: Interesting Roco N Scale Freight Cars

From the Archive: Interesting Roco N Scale Freight Cars

Roco was a prolific producer of model trains for the North American market beginning the 1960s. The original boom years for N scale of the late 1960s saw Roco at work with a number of freight cars imported into Canada and the U.S.


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