October 2020 – ScaleTrains.com Inc.

ScaleTrains.com Articles

Time to Model: Custom NS High Hood SD40-2s

We are proud to feature the marvelous custom modeling work of Arthur Bradley in this week’s Time to Model™ feature. In this article, you’ll learn how to take one of our Rivet Counter™ HO Scale Norfolk & Western “High Hood” SD40-2 locomotives and convert it…

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Time to Model: The Story of the G52X

Developed in the late 1980s by Bethlehem Steel Company’s (BSC, later Johnstown America, and finally FreightCar America), the Bethgon has become one of the most common cars for hauling coal. Originally called the “Coal Porter”, the name was changed to Bethgon when the family of…

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Time to Model: Quinn’s Customs

In this week’s Time to Model™ highlight, we’re taking a close look at Jason Quinn’s incredible modeling skills. Thanks to an uncle who purchased him and his brothers their first train set, Jason was introduced to the world of model railroading at the age of five….

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