Product Reviews

Berkshire Valley Models 22′ Hopper Kit in On30/On3

Berkshire Valley Models 22′ Hopper Kit in On30/On3

Not based on any specific prototype, the new 22′ hopper car kit from Berkshire Valley Models is a joy to build and easy to expand into a fleet for your narrow gauge empire.

Leadville Designs Rio Grande Bunk Car in On3

Leadville Designs Rio Grande Bunk Car in On3

This new On3 kit from Leadville Designs features clear instructions and well-defined parts to build an accurate model of a Rio Grande Bunk Car.

O Scale McGuirl Transfer Depot from Motrack Models

O Scale McGuirl Transfer Depot from Motrack Models

Overall, the McGuirl Transfer Depot from Motrack Models is a good, fun kit to build that is very flexible as to its use and placement.

O Scale Old Weathered Barn from Woodland Scenics

O Scale Old Weathered Barn from Woodland Scenics

If you have a farm scene in mind for your model railroad, the Woodland Scenics Old Weathered Barn will fit any time frame from the late 1800s to present day.

Review: Double “T” Tilt-up Building by Pecos River Brass

Review: Double “T” Tilt-up Building by Pecos River Brass

Easy to build, this modern tilt-up structure will stand out on your railroad if you model the late 1960s up to the present day.

Book Review: Forgotten Railroads Through Westchester County

Book Review: Forgotten Railroads Through Westchester County

Forgotten Railways Through Westchester County covers many traction topics including New Haven’s pioneering main line electrification, its subsidiary New York, Westchester & Boston; and the electrified New York Central Getty Square Branch to Yonkers.

Book Review: Scranton Railroads by David Crosby

Book Review: Scranton Railroads by David Crosby

Scranton Railroads could be twice the price, and it would still be a remarkable value for modelers interested in the how’s and why’s of heavy-duty railroading in an industrialized, urban environment in Pennsylvania’s Anthracite coal fields.