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Hiwassee River Rail Private Excursion Details

Important details for train riders
  • Shane Wilson
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Help Wanted: Brand Marketer

Brand Marketer Position at ScaleTrains.com

We are seeking a highly qualified person to lead our marketing efforts. This full-time position is based in the beautiful mountains of southeast Tennessee and encompasses all aspects of marketing including campaigns (e-mail newsletters, website graphics, printed materials, press releases, etc.), website content, advertising, trade shows, social media, and much more. We offer a robust benefits package including insurances and a retirement plan.

A person with the following skills will enjoy working with us.

  • Self-starter who is motivated to perform at their best
  • Enjoys writing and is accomplished at copywriting
  • Exceptional written and oral communication
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office especially Word
  • Creative graphic design skills
  • Experienced with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and Acrobat software
  • Proficient with Mac OS
  • Enjoys performing in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
  • Balances multiple tasks and is flexible when changes happen at the last minute
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Prefers to work as a team player with an outstanding group of people
  • Comfortable with being in front of people as well as a video camera

Additional requirements
  • Available to travel several weekends annually
  • Knowledge of trains and model railroading is a plus but not required

Please e-mail your cover letter, resume’ to Careers@ScaleTrains.com.
  • Shane Wilson
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Rivet Counter HO Locomotives Now with ESU 5.0 DCC & Sound Decoders

Rivet Counter HO locomotives Now Feature ESU-LokSound v5.0 DCC & Sound Decoders
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MRN Sept 2018 N Scale Tier 4 GEVos Review

  • Ian Pugliese
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Milwaukee Road SD40-2 Revisions

 

Due to feedback from numerous Milwaukee Road modelers, as well as to improve accuracy and detail, we have made changes to the paint and details on the units in this second production run of Milwaukee Road SD40-2s, which include “Locotrol” units, and Bicentennial-painted MILW #156.  Below is a list of all of the features of the final production models; we encourage you to review these revisions and revised artwork to help ensure that any specific road numbers pre-ordered fit your modeling era.  Please contact us if you have any other questions.

Detail changes/additions noted with an asterisk - *

Milwaukee Road #17 (item #s SXT30974-SXT30975)

  • Era represented by configuration: 1979+
  • Notched pilot faces with reinforced lifting eyes, and loop-style uncoupling levers
  • *Blanking plate added at former location of cab roof electronic bell
  • Locotrol antenna conduits and whip antenna bases added to cab roof
  • Prime PM-8901 rotary beacon on cab roof
  • Icicle breaker chain troughs
  • *Whip antenna base added to early-style fan grill on last radiator fan (new grill etching with spiral ring, and center disk)
  • Hood-mounted traditional bell installed behind cab, fireman’s side

 

Milwaukee Road #19 (item #s SXT30976-SXT30977)

  • Era represented by configuration: 1975-1978
  • *Non-notched pilot faces with angled lifting slots, and straight uncoupling levers
  • *Prime 2-chime electronic bell added to cab roof
  • *Locotrol antenna conduits and whip antenna bases added to cab roof
  • Prime PM-8901 rotary beacon on cab roof
  • Icicle breaker chain troughs
  • *Whip antenna base added to early-style fan grill on last radiator fan (new grill etching with spiral ring, and center disk)

 

Milwaukee Road #19 (item #s SXT30976-SXT30977)

  • Era represented by configuration: 1975-1978
  • *Non-notched pilot faces with angled lifting slots, and straight uncoupling levers
  • *Prime 2-chime electronic bell added to cab roof
  • *Locotrol antenna conduits and whip antenna bases added to cab roof
  • Prime PM-8901 rotary beacon on cab roof
  • Icicle breaker chain troughs
  • *Whip antenna base added to early-style fan grill on last radiator fan (new grill etching with spiral ring, and center disk)

 

Milwaukee Road #30 (item #s SXT30980-SXT30981)

  • Era represented by configuration: 1975-1978
  • *Non-notched pilot faces with angled lifting slots, and straight uncoupling levers
  • *Prime 2-chime electronic bell added to cab roof
  • Prime PM-8901 rotary beacon on cab roof

 

Milwaukee Road #156 “Bicentennial” (item #s SXT30982-SXT30983)

  • Era represented by configuration: 1976+
  • Non-notched pilot faces with angled lifting slots, and straight uncoupling levers
  • *Prime PM-8901 rotary beacon added to cab roof
  • *Battery box and sub-base lettering revised to shorter and more condensed “Version 2” style, after MILW #156 had its Bicentennial paint renewed in 1976; this version never offered before on a mass-produced model or decal set
  • *White eliminated from uncoupling levers
  • *Green and yellow MU hose color coding stripes deleted from pilot faces
  • Blue on carbody will be improved

 

  • Ian Pugliese
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Choo-Choo City Rails and Private Train Excursion with ScaleTrains.com

Special event announcement and private train excursion.

  • Shane Wilson