“Hot off the wire….”   Merry Christmas!!  17 December 16

“Hot off the wire….” Merry Christmas!! 17 December 16

Hello out there in Radio Land! Welcome aboard and Happy Holidayz to all!. I have just returned from Seoul for one of my annual visits to our wonderful and talented builders. My overall impression is that the Model Brass business is alive and well! We have many...
Alco’s RS Road Switchers Run 1 [HO]

Alco’s RS Road Switchers Run 1 [HO]

We have pieced together our first run of Alco’s road switchers! We’ll include RS-2s, RSC-2s, RS-3s.  RSD-4S and RSD-5s moved to run 2. The Division Point and Ajin Train Model will offer these road switchers in various roads and paint schemes. You are well...
Fairbanks-Morse C-Liner

Fairbanks-Morse C-Liner

Fairbanks-Morse (and CLC) C-Liners (Consolidation Line) In 1948 and 1949 a small group Fairbanks-Morse engineers in a leased office in Chicago churned out the design for a new cab unit diesel. The concept involved a standarized carbody with options galore based on...
East Wind Train – PRR,NH,B&M,MEC [HO]

East Wind Train – PRR,NH,B&M,MEC [HO]

PRR, NH, B&M,MEC The “EAST WIND” In 1940, the “East Wind” train began service. The “East Wind” was a fast summer-only coach train which ran through from Washington D.C. to Bangor, Maine from 1940 to the late 1950s. The train was...
SOO Line Class 0-20 Northerns [HO]

SOO Line Class 0-20 Northerns [HO]

SOO LINE (Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault St. Marie) Class O-20 4-8-4 Northern The Chicago Division of the SOO was an exception to the short train, light power operation of the SOO. The SOO main line ran 460 direct miles from the Twin Cities to Chicago, and SOO...
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