Trucks can always be a bit of a mystery in On30. Many ready to run models such as Bachman and San Juan Car Co. come with trucks that look and preform well and may not need anything further. Many rolling stock manufacturers provide the car body only without trucks. These trucks need to be provided by the modelers and that leaves a few questions. Read on for a review of these San Juan On30 trucks Read the rest of this entry »
New from Morgan Hill Models is an all wood and laser cut kit for the Diamond & Caldor Logging Railroad in northern California. The D&C used this custom gondola to deliver mill scrap cuts to the logging camps for fuel in cookhouses and stoves.
This is a limited run kit and is only available only for a short time.
For more info or to order a kit check out
Morgan Hill Models
If your thinking of using battery power to run your trains, The Dead Rail Society is here to help! The Website was created by founders Justin Rasas, Mike Pfulb, Dave Balser, Duncan McRee, Pete Steinmetz, Bob Treat, and Jim Noel. There are numerous articles about getting started with dead rail along with an extensive list of suppliers and resources.
Check out the site at http://www.deadrailsociety.com
Doug at Foscale Models has just anounced a new O scale kit offering to be released soon. Foscale Models has been producing some very creative kits in HO Scale for years now. Foscale Models kits are always well designed, full of great tips to produce a great finished model. As soon as any new details are available I will share them.