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Bergen National Laser Releases Sugar Beet Refinery

Bergen National Laser has released a series of three structures that creates a Sugar Beet Refinery. The large structure shows everything that is great about N scale, where we can create industries that approach the massive proportions of the prototype while looking like they should have multiple car loads shipped in and out on a daily basis…

Test Shots of Bluford Corn

Bluford Shops released photos of the first test shots of their new N scale corn field product. The corn will be available in both summer green and autumn harvest tan. The individual stalks are molded to an interlocking base to help build a field of any size…

Micro-Trains November 2014 Micro-News

Micro-Trains has announced the November 2014 releases. Brand new tooling this month is the dining car in their heavyweight passenger car series. The car is a PRR prototype and we are excited to see Pennsy Tuscan on the first release! Santa Fe will also be available right off the bat…

New Flatcar Announced from Wheels of Time

Wheels of Time has announced new tooling for a series of Southern Pacific welded 53’6″ flatcars in several variations including bulkheads.  The cars will also be released with era-appropriate wood loads and different deck treatments to match the prototype car series. You can view the full announcement PDF HERE. (437kb) 2014 is shaping up to …

Arnold Shares Photos of Decorated U25C Samples

Arnold released the above photo of the first decorated samples of the U25C’s.  Be sure to click on the image to bring it up full size, as you can catch more details of the brand new knuckle coupler being included on these models.  The coupler, besides having more face detail and a smaller overall profile …