The subject under review is the NJ International brass crossing gate signal.
The author offers some thoughts on the Rail Scale Models product line for S-scale modelers.
A listing of recent and new releases of narrow-gauge-related products by P-B-L, Mini-structures, Overland, Railmaster Exports, Triangle Scale Models, and various structure manufacturers. There is also a bit of history of the D&RG and RGW mixed up in this article.
A review of the softbound book which is the first American Flyer guide published by TM Books & Video, Inc.
The author reviews the new Lionel 2-8-2 locomotive. Includes many close-up photos.
The author reviews the ready-to-run cars from American Models.
The author reviews the American Models Southern Crescent Limited set, which consists of a USRA heavy Pacific 4-6-2, a baggage car, RPO, combine, coach, and observation car lettered for the Southern Railway. Includes one small photo of the engine.
The author does a product review of the AM new caboose, speculating on its prototype.
The subject of the review is the Model Memories etched-brass roof walk for 40' box and refrigerator cars. Includes one photo.
The author describes his construction of the "110 2nd Street" kit by B.T.S. Includes several photos.
After a brief comment about the company itself, the author describes what he does to the turnouts to get them operate well on his home layout. Includes close-up photos.
The author describes the kit he built.
The author describes how he built the Flagstop Station kit (#562) from the Laser-Art Structures Division of Branchline Trains. Includes several photos of the completed model.
This is a product review of this engine, listing the few problems the author found with the model.
The author reviews the building of the Grandview Storage kit #4087 by banta modelworks.
A review of the Kaw Valley Designs industrial ladder kit. Includes many construction photos as well as its installation on one of the author's buildings.
The author reviews the Lehigh Valley Models kit #LVM30.
The author reviews this Lionel locomotive, having three units to test, for scale fidelity, wheels, couplers, drawbar pull, smoke and sound, and DC and DCC operations. Includes several photos of the BNSF engine.
The author reviews the book by Brooks Stover, which covers the prototype BC&G railroad, and how he modeled it in S-scale.
A photo accompanies the product review of the Convention car, which is an S Scale America CNW welded double-plug-door insulated box car introduced in the late 1960s.
The author builds and reviews the two-stall engine house kit released by B.T.S. Includes several built photos.
Sergent Engineering has produced the S-scale coupler that has true-to-scale appearances. Includes photos and a parts diagram.
After describing the purpose and history of the Shay geared steam locomotive, the author provides an in-depth review of the locomotive.
The author describes what comes with the kit, how he installed the various parts, and things he added to complete his model. Includes construction photos.
The author reviews the Everest County Store kit by The Building & Structure Co.
The author reviews The Electric Railroad Co's Sound Converter.
The author reviews the corn load made by Lenny and Rita Leier (available via eBay).
The author reviews the Lionel 2-8-4 Berkshires.
The author reviews the KMP Models' steam-powered pile driver, and the San Juan Decals' D&RGW Cumbres section house coal shed kits.
The author builds and reviews the Rabbit Hash General Store by Mountain Precision Products.
A product review of the Overland Models 0-8-0.
This column reviews the Omnicon RDCs.
Review of the Airslide Hopper Car by River Raisin Models, the EMD late F3/early F7 A- and B-units by Omnicon Scale Models, and Pacific Fruit Express and Schlitz (URTX) Dry Transfers by Clover House.
Review of the HOMA-BED Homasote Roadbed by BO Manufacturing, and the Central of Georgia/Southern Ry. FR-3 Pulpwood Car by SouthWind Models.
Reviewed are International Car Corp. Wide-Vision Caboose, distributed by Modern Models, imported by Overland Models, and built by Ajin in Korea, and the Track and Wheel Check Gauge and the Coupler Height Gauge by the NASG.
Reviewed are Diesel Horn Sound Generator by CVP Products, and the General Motors 1950s Bus by Hoquat Hobbies (includes a photo of the model).
Reviewed are the GP9 by American Models, and the Fifty-Foot Single-Door Boxcar Kit by Pacific Rail Shops.
Reviewed are the New York Central Heavyweight Passenger Cars by South Wind Models, and the PRR M-l/M-la 4-8-2 by Omnicon Scale Models.
Reviewed is the White 3000 series COE tractor truck with trailer by S DeSigns.
The author reviews the 2-3/8"-wide, 36"-long cork roadbed material sold by Scenery Unlimited.
The author reviews the prototype for the car, and then covers his notes about constructing the kit. Includes several photos.
The author reviews the B.T.S. EBT flat car kit.
Reviewed is the Omnicon PRR M1 4-8-2. A number of issues were found with the four review samples, which Omnicon owner, Charlie Sandersfeld offered to correct, but he had become seriously ill at the time.
The shallow-depth structure was perfect for the author's new town on his layout, so he built it and provides us with his commentary and construction hints.
The author reviews the new hi-rail #4 and #6 turnouts using various cars and engines.
The author reviews the flextrack and turnouts produced by Tomalco Track now owned by Larry Morton.
The author does a full review of the containers, covering both the good and the bad. Includes a couple of photos.
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