Daily Archives: October 8, 2010

A Blast From The Past, Part 1

Way back in 1996, MTH brought out a scale model of the EMD GP-20 diesel.  Advanced for its time, it had the original Protosound system which provided realistic sound and rudimentary engine control.  Though not a fan of diesels, I … Continue reading

Posted in Trains, Video | 2 Comments

The Commuter Engine

Back in 1999, MTH brought out a Premier line model of the Pennsylvania RR G5s Ten-Wheeler (4-6-0) steam locomotive.  When the first G5s rolled out of the Pennsy's own Juniata shops in 1923, the Pennsylvania Railroad hadn't built a 4-6-0 … Continue reading

Posted in Trains, Video | Comments Off on The Commuter Engine