August 2020 – ScaleTrains.com Inc.

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Modifying the Multi-Max™

In this week’s Time to Model Spotlight, we’re featuring several photos of the all-new Rivet Counter HO Scale Kansas City Southern Gunderson Multi-Max Autorack Car that was custom weathered by Daniel Arnold. His weathering and decaling skills really bring out the detail of this fantastic…

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Time to Model: Custom Weathered SD45s

In this week’s Time to Model Spotlight, we’re featuring several Rivet Counter HO Scale EMD SD45s that were weathered up with road grime by talented modelers who can’t get enough of these high-horsepower workhorses. Check out these amazing custom weathered models now. First up is…

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The Story of the Standard Turbine

Union Pacific Standard Turbine marked the beginning of a new era in high horsepower locomotive design. However, the origins of the Standard Turbine isn’t quite what one would expect. In the late 30s, as the transition from steam power to diesel-electric locomotives continued to progress, Union…

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