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1. Historic North American Locos [ 6054 ]
by: Frederick Boucher   |  Vendor: Kalmbach Publishing Co.
2. ALCo RS-36 Locomotive [ 6019 ]
by: Frederick Boucher   |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
3. EMD GP7 [ 4410 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
4. ALCo C-420 Phase 2 [ 2150 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
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by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
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by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
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GE Dash 8-40C (HO Scale)
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
GENERAL ELECTRIC'S DASH 8-40 is faithfully scaled to HO by ATLAS. This powerful locomotive is finished in the striking colors of the Kansas City Southern "Southern Belle".   >> READ MORE

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ALCo C-420 Phase 1 (N Scale)
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS' popular N C420 is in its sixth release. It is available in Silver or Gold Series versions. This review looks at the Silver Series model in Delaware & Lackawanna livery.    >> READ MORE

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ALCo C-420 Phase 2 (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS' popular HO C-420 is in its seventh release. It is available in Silver or Gold Series versions. This review looks at the Silver Series model in Delaware & Hudson livery.    >> READ MORE

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EMD GP7 (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS has released another run of their popular EMD GP7 road switchers in their CLASSIC range. This model is in their SILVER series.


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ALCo RS-36 Locomotive (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher   |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS catalogues HO RS-36 LOCOMOTIVE models in their TRAINMAN range. They are offered in Silver and Gold series.   >> READ MORE

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Historic North American Locos
by: Frederick Boucher   |  Vendor: Kalmbach Publishing Co.
HISTORIC NORTH AMERICAN LOCOMOTIVES from KALMBACH PUBLISHING is a new high-quality, large format, gallery of enhanced portraits of locomotives.   >> READ MORE

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Diesel Locomotives Guide
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Kalmbach Publishing Co.
THE GUIDE TO NORTH AMERICAN DIESEL LOCOMOTIVES is from KALMBACH PUBLISHING LTD. It presents detailed information on diesel locomotives produced in North America from the 1930s to today.   >> READ MORE

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GP40-2 (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS has been offering GP40s since 1999. This is the analog SILVER SERIES version of the GP40-2, decorated for regional railroad Paducah & Louisville.   >> READ MORE

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SD-24 (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS N SD-24 & 26 LOCOMOTIVE has been re-released with new road numbers & paint schemes! We will examine Southern Pacific 7240.   >> READ MORE

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U23B Locomotive (N Scale)
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS' U23B is back by popular demand. This N scale loco is part of their Master Line series.   >> READ MORE

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Deltic Diesel (OO Gauge)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Kitmaster
DAPOL's DELTIC diesel locomotive kit is a survivor of a range of 34 railway rolling stock models produced by ROSEBUD KITMASTER. Short-lived, but critically acclaimed, Rosebud Kitmaster kits of predominately British and European prototypes were, and still are, esteemed by countless model railroaders. This Kitmaster Deltic is an outstanding model, as were all the Kitmasters.    >> READ MORE

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RSD-4/5 (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
This RSD-4/5 is an HO locomotive from ATLAS, part of their Classic Series Silver.   >> READ MORE

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North American Steam Locos
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Kalmbach Publishing Co.
GUIDE TO NORTH AMERICAN STEAM LOCOMOTIVES, REVISED EDITION from KALMBACH PUBLISHING is a newly revamped book featuring every steam locomotive built in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada since 1900.   >> READ MORE

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N GP-30 Phase 2 Locomotive (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
This review examines the N scale GP-30 Phase 2 Locomotive Master Line locomotive by ATLAS. It is in the livery of Illinois Central Gulf.   >> READ MORE

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ALCO S-2 Locomotive (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
ATLAS has released a new batch of S-2 LOCOMOTIVES in their MASTER LINE line. This review examines their Silver Series issue of the S-2.   >> READ MORE

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HH600/660 Switcher (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
Atlas' Master Line series includes this HO ALCO HH600/HH660 switcher. Let's examine it.   >> READ MORE

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N RS-1 Locomotive (N Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
This N scale RS-1 is part of Atlas' Classic series. This model is Gulf, Mobile & Ohio No. 1123, one of 24 RS-1 locomotives acquired by GM&O between 1944 and 1949.   >> READ MORE

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ALCo RS-3, Interstate # 37 (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Athearn
Athearn has released an HO RS-3 and we take a look at it.   >> READ MORE

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EUC Box for XR Series U-Boats (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Hi-Tech Details
Hi-Tech Details makes many parts to detail particular diesel locomotives of specific railroads. This injection-molded EUC box is for "XR" GE U-boats.   >> READ MORE

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E & F Unit Frontlift Lugs (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Hi-Tech Details
Hi-Tech Details makes many parts to detail particular diesel locomotives of specific railroads. This injection-molded set of lift lugs are for Santa Fe E and F units.   >> READ MORE

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C&O 2-6-0 (HO Scale)
by: Brent Arritt  |  Vendor: Roundhouse Trains
Athearn / Roundhouse released this upgraded model a few years ago. The model represents a Baldwin product of the turn of the century built primarily for shortlines.    >> READ MORE

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Ford Draisine 1916 (1:35)
by: Alan McNeilly  |  Vendor: Resicast
Alan McNeilly takes a look at the Resicast Ford Draisine 1916 kit.   >> READ MORE

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Upgrade Set for BR52 (1:35)
by: Bill Cross  |  Vendor: LZ Models
Bill Cross reviews LZ Models' resin upgrade set for the Trumpeter BR52 locomotive.   >> READ MORE

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SD-45 Radiator Fan Shroud (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Hi-Tech Details
One of Hi-Tech Details’ many diesel details is this injection-molded set of radiator fan shroud inserts to mount Cannon & Co. fans onto the Proto 2000 SD-45 locomotive.   >> READ MORE

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G.E. C36-7 Intake Grills (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Hi-Tech Details
A Hi-Tech Details focus are detail parts for the many G.E. "U-boat" diesel variants. This injection-molded set is of dynamic intake grills for the G.E. C36-7 locomotive.   >> READ MORE

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Rear Intake Grilles for C30-7 (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Hi-Tech Details
One of Hi-Tech Details’ many diesel detail sets is this injection-molded rear intake grills for late model G.E. C 30-7 locomotives set.   >> READ MORE

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Dash 7 Thru Dash 8 Exhaust (HO Guage)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Hi-Tech Details
One of Hi-Tech Details’ many diesel details is this injection-molded exhaust stack set for G.E. Dash 7 and Dash 8 locomotives.   >> READ MORE

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U-Boat - Dash-7 Exhaust (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Hi-Tech Details
Modelers who want a particular G.E. road diesel can now convert their model with proper exhaust stacks. The parts feature excellent molding and detail.   >> READ MORE

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Waste Fluid Recovery Tank (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Hi-Tech Details
One of Hi-Tech Details’ many diesel details is this injection-molded square EMD version waste fluid containment tank.    >> READ MORE

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Octagon Antenna Dome (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Hi-Tech Details
Hi-Tech Details makes this simple set of two parts to allow you to detail modern diesels with an octagon GPS antenna dome.   >> READ MORE

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Universal Antenna Dome (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Hi-Tech Details
Hi-Tech Details makes this simple set of two parts to allow you to detail modern General Electric diesels with a universal GPS antenna dome.   >> READ MORE

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SP EMD Cab Front, Patched (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Hi-Tech Details
Hi-Tech Details produces this kit to allow you to modify Southern Pacific EMD cab units.   >> READ MORE

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EMD Front Lift Lugs (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Hi-Tech Details
This is a simple set of simple parts to allow you to detail your EMD E and F units. They are nicely molded and I think you will be happy with them.   >> READ MORE

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EMD Rear Lift Lugs (HO Scale)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Hi-Tech Details
This is a simple set of simple parts to allow you to detail your EMD E and F units. They are nicely molded and I think you will be happy with them.   >> READ MORE

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F7 A/B, KCS #1 (1:87)
by: JPTRR  |  Vendor: Athearn
Athearn Ready To Roll models are their entry-level series. I think it is a good entry-level model that runs well, has knuckle couplers installed, and excellent paint.   >> READ MORE

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Athearn Genesis FP7 & F7B (HO Scale)
by: windysean  |  Vendor: Athearn
The Genesis line is Athearn’s top tier of products. This set represents an A and B unit of a “first generation” F-series diesel made by General Motors’ Electro-Motive Division (EMD), painted “as delivered” to the Chicago, Milwaukee, & St. Paul Railroad in their earliest diesel color scheme.   >> READ MORE

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FP45 with DCC & Sound (N Scale)
by: JPTRR  |  Vendor: Athearn
Athearn continues their series of DCC and sound equipped N scale locomotives with this Santa Fe FP45. Featuring code 55 flanges, knuckle-spring couplers, and fine handrails on the front and rear decks, it offers a further step in the standard for the scale.   >> READ MORE

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2-6-0 Mogul C&O (HO Scale)
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Roundhouse Trains
Model Die Casting / Roundhouse and Athearn are now under one management. And they have produced a great early steam locomotive series.   >> READ MORE

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Genesis 4-8-2 Steam Locomotive (HO Scale)
by: JPTRR  |  Vendor: Athearn
Athearn Genesis released their highly acclaimed first steam locomotive model a decade ago, a USRA light 2-8-2. Genesis models keep improving and this Southern Pacific 4-8-2 MT-4 "Mountain" type is no exception. This model is also equipped with a SoundTraxx Tsunami Digital Sound Decoder! We''ll examine this wonderful model in detail.   >> READ MORE

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Genesis FP7 Passenger Loco (HO Scale)
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Athearn
Two years ago the model railroad community fans of the FP7 were abuzz over Athearn’s announcement of FP7s for their acclaimed Genesis series. Since then some 64 models in 7 roadnames have been released (many quickly selling out) or have been announced.    >> READ MORE

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GP40-2 (HO Scale)
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Atlas Model Railroad
This review will illustrate why that amongst model railroaders is the saying, "If you only have one sound equipped locomotive and dozens of non-sound locos, you only have one locomotive." Atlas' HO Master™ Series Gold Burlington Northern GP40-2 Phase 2 locomotive demonstrates why sound makes the model. Even without sound, the detail and performance of this model is a striking.   >> READ MORE

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GP50 Diesel Road Switcher (HO Scale)
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Athearn
Athearn's HO scale Ready To Run series GP50 is a smartly engineered and beautifully decorated model locomotive. It demonstrates smooth and quiet running.    >> READ MORE

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BR Mogul 2-6-0 (OO Gauge)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Dapol
Dapol's BR Mogul 2-6-0 steam locomotive kit is a survivor of a range of 34 railway rolling stock models produced under the brand name Rosebud Kitmaster. Short-lived, but critically acclaimed, Rosebud Kitmaster kits of predominately British and European prototypes were, and still are, esteemed by countless model railroaders. This Kitmaster BR “Mogul” Class is an outstanding model, as were all the Kitmasters.    >> READ MORE

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Evening Star Steam Locomotive (OO Gauge)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Dapol
Dapol's No. 92220 Evening Star steam locomotive kit is a survivor of a range of 34 railway models produced under the brand name Rosebud Kitmaster. Short-lived, but critically acclaimed, Rosebud Kitmaster kits of predominately British and European prototypes were, and still are, esteemed by countless model railroaders. The Kitmaster Class 92000 was, in its day, an outstanding model as were all the Kitmasters.    >> READ MORE

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Riddles Class 9F 2-10-0
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Ian Allan Publishing Ltd.
The Locomotives in Detail series are specifically published with modelers and historians in mind. All are highly regarded. This is certainly the best book you can get if you want to build a Riddles Class 9F 2-10-0 steam locomotive. It’s 96 pages include 150 black & white and color photographs, and line art to 4mm scale (OO, or 1/76 scale.)   >> READ MORE

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British 2-6-2T Steam Loco (OO Gauge)
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Dapol
Dapol's British Railways 6100 Class Prairie Tank Locomotive is a survivor of a range of 34 railway models produced under the brand name Rosebud Kitmaster, beginning in early 1959. Short-lived, but critically acclaimed, Rosebud Kitmaster kits of predominately British prototypes were, and still are, esteemed by countless model railroaders.   >> READ MORE