RMC Product Reviews

Reviews of great new products for the scale model railroader, presented by the staff Railroad Model Craftsman staff and updated monthly. To have your products considered for review, please send samples to:

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Scenic Details from All Scale Miniatures

June 10, 2021

Scenic Details from All Scale Miniatures

All Scale Miniatures has truly filled a niche for accurate, modern, miniature details that modelers can use to enhance many scenes.

InterMountain Railway General Electric Tier 4 GEVO ET44AC and ET44C4

June 9, 2021

InterMountain Railway General Electric Tier 4 GEVO ET44AC and ET44C4

InterMountain has now released a second production of their Tier 4 Evolution locomotives reflecting the latest physical changes seen on the prototype. 

Rapido Trains Amtrak Horizon Passenger Cars

May 10, 2021

Rapido Trains Amtrak Horizon Passenger Cars

Rapido Trains has recently released premium-quality super detailed ready-to-run replicas of Amtrak’s Horizon cars for HO scale.

Yarmouth Model Works Rio Grande PSC Steel Boxcar Kits

May 5, 2021

Yarmouth Model Works Rio Grande PSC Steel Boxcar Kits

Yarmouth Model Works has pulled together an impressive multimedia model kit depicting a 40-foot steel boxcar painted for the Rio Grande. 

Kato’s New York Central 1948 20th Century Limited

February 11, 2021

Kato’s New York Central 1948 20th Century Limited

Kato USA recently released the 1948-1954 edition of New York Central’s 20th Century Limited Streamliner for N scale with all-new tooling for the passenger cars.

PREVIEW: Rapido’s HO Scale Denver & Rio Grande Ski Train

November 18, 2020

PREVIEW: Rapido’s HO Scale Denver & Rio Grande Ski Train

Rapido Trains is now offering Rio Grande’s iconic Ski Train in HO scale.

PREVIEW: Tangent Scale Models’ HO Scale PS3526/3600/4000 Coal Hoppers

November 3, 2020

PREVIEW: Tangent Scale Models’ HO Scale PS3526/3600/4000 Coal Hoppers

Tangent Scale Models has released an all-new family of Pullman-Standard 100-ton 3-bay coal hoppers suitable for modelers from the 1970s to the current day.

Bar Mills’ Babcock Boiler Works Kit in HO Scale

September 21, 2020

Bar Mills’ Babcock Boiler Works Kit in HO Scale

This fun-to-build kit is a great starting point for anyone looking to hone their skills as a craftsman and take their modeling to the next level.

Jacksonville Terminal Company Intermodal Well Cars in N Scale

September 21, 2020

Jacksonville Terminal Company Intermodal Well Cars in N Scale

Jacksonville Terminal Company has released their first piece of N scale rolling stock, a single-well standalone double-stack intermodal well car.

Atlas Purchases True Line Trains Molds

August 24, 2020

Atlas Purchases True Line Trains Molds

Atlas said it will be selling models of its acquisitions, including HO scale C-Liners and RS-18s.