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2022 State of Model Railroading: Hobby continues to offer great value, despite concerns over pricing

By TIM BLACKWELL/Cowcatcher Magazine For the second consecutive year, the Cowcatcher has taken the pulse of model railroading, and once again readers believe the hobby is thriving. However, some subtle changes in rating the state of model railroading suggest a little more concern about its …

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Red River RPM meet kicks off return of prototype modeler gatherings in Texas and Missouri

Prototype modelers will be out in force in Texas and Missouri in June and July. Saturday’s Red River Railway Prototype Modelers Meet in Forest Hill, TX, is one of two events on tap for rail fan purists and modelers this summer. The event − which …

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Atlas acquires M.T.H. Electric Trains Premier O-scale tooling, buys River Point Station N vehicles

Atlas Model Railroad Co. announced this spring that it has acquired two product lines, including M.T.H. Electric Trains’ Premier O-Scale Locomotive and Rolling Stock lines. The company also bought N-scale vehicle tooling from River Point Station Fine Scale Models. Molds and tooling sold to Atlas …

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ScaleTrains.com expands product line, acquires HO, S tooling from M.T.H. Electric Trains

ScaleTrains.com, Inc., announced at the Virtual Railroad Hobby Show on Sunday that it acquired M.T.H. Electric Trains’ HO-scale and S-gauge tooling assets at the end of last year. The acquisition includes steam and diesel locomotives, freight cars and track in both scales. HO tooling includes …

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Train Show Update: Safety emphasized for in-person Dallas show; Amherst opts for virtual format

Two regional U.S. train shows in January are on schedule, although they’re taking different paths to reach rail enthusiasts. The 36th annual Dallas Area Train Show is going on as planned Jan. 16-17, raising the curtain at the Plano Event Center. Nearly two thousand miles …

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