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:
Railroad Model Craftsman
Attn: Harry K. Wong
San Francisco, CA 94116
July 8, 2022
Amtrak’s new ALC-42 long-distance service locomotives went into service in early 2022. Now Bachmann is offering a model of the new locomotives in HO scale.
July 7, 2022
This latest release from Rapido Trains represents their third production of HO scale F40PH locomotives. Earlier runs featured Phase I F40PHs, Canadian VIA F40PH-2Ds, and F40 “Cabbage” car conversions.
June 20, 2022
This model has been upgraded from the wheels up with a higher level of detail and a host of other improvements enough for Athearn to rechristen this unit as part of their Genesis 2.0 product line.
June 20, 2022
The New Look Bus was the face of North American public transit in the latter half of the 20th century, with almost 45,000 built between 1959 and 1986.
December 8, 2021
The latest release from Micro-Trains is a pair of ex-Reading 50-foot boxcars patched for Conrail.
September 15, 2021
WalthersProto has released a model of one of the most iconic North American diesel locomotives: The FP7.
August 23, 2021
Designed to house veterans returning from the Second World War, these 600-square-foot single-story structures were common in the 1950s and 1960s.
August 19, 2021
This version of the 40-foot PS-1 has never been produced before for HO scale in any form; never in brass, nor plastic, or even as a resin kit
June 10, 2021
All Scale Miniatures has truly filled a niche for accurate, modern, miniature details that modelers can use to enhance many scenes.
June 9, 2021
InterMountain has now released a second production of their Tier 4 Evolution locomotives reflecting the latest physical changes seen on the prototype.