This weekend, the NMRA Convention will be held in Salt Lake City … besides the great exhibit of the Transcontinental 150th Anniversary – the Convention will no doubt feature lots of new and exciting Railroad and Modeling products. We will have a representative there to capture all the highlights. Stay turned to this HotSheet in […]


What a great way to celebrate the 4th of July – WEEKEND – with a visit to your favorite Model Train Store we call …”THE STOP” Athearn has announced a special run for the Union Pacific #4014, excursion “Big-Boy”. In all her glory doing the “Great Race to Promontory” , the locomotive preformed as she […]

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This Thursday marks our Nation’s 243rd birthday … Happy Birthday good “Ole USA” ! I know most of you are getting the backyard furniture out of the garage and cleaning the barbeque grill for the ever-traditional hot dogs and hamburgers with red-white-blue cupcakes …  some of you might even be smoking a brisket or two. […]

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