The Hotsheet is our continuing publication by ‘the Stop’ highlighting recently received products and upcoming items or events that might be of interest to our model railroader friends.
New USA made SP flatcar kits in HO scale from Owl Mountain Models…
First plastic kits featuring SP widely used F50 prototype flat cars built from 1916 to 1928 (approximately 2600 cars). Injection molded ABS with high quality trucks, wheels and couplers, brass detail parts, brake options and decals for several roads and eras.
These cars are sold out at the manufacturer and they are gearing up for a second run (those resevations have already closed). We have these kits IN STOCK, while they last…
Price $39.95 each, there are 4 different kits
In the Publications Department…
The 2018 edition of the Walthers Reference Guide…
Building a better layout starts with planning and research, and Walthers is here to help. Working directly with our suppliers, we’ve hand-picked products and supplies to help you succeed. With hundreds of pages, thousands of products and unlimited possibilities, let the 2018 Model Railroad Reference Book help you build the layout you’ve always dreamed of. It’s the one product that can make any layout better!
Built just for you, the 2018 Book includes:
New modeling articles for ideas and inspiration
All-new Magic of Model Railroading photos
Free sign sheet to help detail your layout
Still Priced at $17.98
From Kalmbach Publishing, Modeling the Transition Era, by Tony Koester…Tony Koester takes an in-depth look at the time period (and most popular modeling era) when railroads were changing from steam locomotives to diesel during the 1940s and 1950s.
Model Railroader magazine’s special edition on Great Model Railroads for 2018…
Great Model Railroads 2018 includes a variety of scales (HO, N, and O), locations, and eras – from an O scale depiction of the Colorado Midland Railway in 1897, to a captivating mountain-railroading layout in present-day Europe. Each story features a completed layout, detailed track plan, how‑to tips, and stunning photographs. Whether you’re just beginning your layout, or almost finished, you’re sure to find inspiration on every page!
It is already October, and the year seems to have just flown by. That is why it is not to early to get stocked up on your 2018 railroad calendars. We have great items from both Steamscenes and Tide Mark.