Bringing the Super Chief to Life in N Scale

There are several named trains throughout history which have transcended both the railfan and railroading world, making a lasting impression in popular culture. There’s the Orient Express; made famous by Agatha Christie’s mystery novel of the same name. The 20th Century Limited; remembered as an icon of the art deco era. And there’s the Super …

 

Tangent Scale Models HO General American 4180 Airslide Covered Hopper

Now in their 12th year of operation, Tangent Scale Models continues to bring quality and exceptional prototypical detail to their HO and N scale freight car lines. Their objective from the start was to create a line of rolling stock which would rival the levels of detail often reserved for locomotive models. Their latest release …

 

Create a Convincing Winter Scene in 12 Easy Steps

Modeling any season can be a fun and exciting challenge, however there’s no challenge quite like a winter snow scene. Unlike other seasons, winter is unique in the variety of ways it can be replicated. From a light frost, to a heavy, fresh snowfall, the techniques required to replicate these diverse landscapes are as different …

 

Arrowhead Models “Committee Design” Hopper

One of the newest names in model railroading, Arrowhead Models has launched dauntlessly into the high-detailed HO scale rolling stock market with the release of their stunning new Committee Design Hopper. It was only six months ago that Arrowhead models released a teaser video on Youtube in which the previously unheard of Wyoming company claimed …

 

Using the New Woodland Scenics Field System

  Thanks to Woodland Scenics, gone are the days of just using powdered turf to replicate all types of natural scenery. With the new Field System, you can effectively model fields, meadows, pastures, and more with incredible 3D realism. In this post, we’ll explore everything available in this new range of products. Static Grass Range …