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Summer 2021 Expansion of the Unique & Useful Parts Line

Scale: HO Scale New Release: Summer 2021 Expansion of the Unique & Useful Parts Line Availability: Available for purchase & shipping right now! Date: June 26, 2021 Asheville, North Carolina: Hot on the heels of our all new PS-1 Combination Door and PS-1 9 Ft. Door boxcar replicas, Tangent Scale...

New Model! Pullman-Standard 40’ PS-1 Combination Door Boxcars

Tangent’s April 2021 release kicks off with our first ALL-NEW HO freight car system for 2021: HO Scale Pullman-Standard 40’ PS-1 Combination Door Boxcars! No pre-orders are required – these cars are available right now! This is the second Pullman-Standard boxcar system – after our PS-1 Mini Hy-Cube - in...

New Release: Pullman-Standard PS-2CD 4750 Covered Hoppers – Take 2

The Pullman-Standard PS-2CD 4750 covered hopper was the largest production covered hopper design in history, and is therefore statistically important to virtually any modeler from the 1970s to the present. Tangent Scale Models continues the evolution of our “phased approach” PS4750 models, not “one-size fits all” models. This release reintroduces...

New Release: Pullman-Standard PS-2CD 4750 Covered Hoppers

The Pullman-Standard PS-2CD 4750 covered hopper was the largest production covered hopper design in history, and is therefore statistically important to virtually any modeler from the 1970s to the present. Tangent Scale Models continues the evolution of our “phased approach” PS4750 models, not “one-size fits all” models. This release reintroduces...

New Release: Bethlehem HO 52’-6” 70-Ton Riveted Drop-End Gondola

Tangent Scale Models announces the availability today of our latest run of Bethlehem 52’6” 70-Ton Gondolas in HO scale. Produced from 1937 until 1957, Bethlehem Steel Company released over 6,000 of these Gondolas at its Johnstown PA plant and supplied parts to other car manufacturers to build an additional 3,000+...

New Release: GATC 8,000 Gallon 1917-Design Radial Course Tank Car

Tangent Scale Models is proud to introduce our next production of General American 8,000 Gallon 1917-Design Radial Course Tank Cars. By the end of World War I, U.S. production of oil and oil-related products was sharply increasing thanks to the combination of war-related demands as well as demands from home....

New Release: GATC 10,000 Gallon 1917-Design Radial Course Tank Car

Tangent Scale Models is proud to introduce our next production of General American 10,000 Gallon 1917-Design Radial Course Tank Cars. As a reminder, this is the first plastic radial course tank offered in HO plastic! (Radial course means the tank’s steel panels overlap each other, looking like “stairsteps”). By the...

New Release: B&O International I-18 Bay Window Cabooses

In 2007, Tangent Scale Models started the trend of offering unparalleled railroad freight car replicas in HO scale, the likes of which had never been seen in the market. These highly-detailed replicas have consistently raised the bar for HO scale models with several hallmarks, including precision tooling, hyper-accurate stenciling, true...

New Release: GATC 8,000 Gallon 1917-Design Radial Course Tank Car

Tangent Scale Models is proud to introduce our next production of General American 8,000 Gallon 1917-Design Radial Course Tank Cars. As a reminder, this is the first plastic radial course tank offered in HO plastic! (Radial course means the tank’s steel panels overlap each other, looking like “stairsteps”). By the...

New Release: PS4750s in 5 Paint Schemes!

Welcome Spring! It’s time for more Covered Hoppers! Tangent Scale Models announces the availability today of new paint schemes for our industry-leading HO Scale PS4750 Covered Hopper models. The Pullman-Standard PS-2CD 4750 covered hopper was the largest production covered hopper design in history, and is therefore statistically important to virtually...

New Release: HO GATC 4180 Airslide Covered Hopper

Tangent Scale Models is pleased to announce the availability today of new paint schemes for our HO Scale General American 4180 “Airslide” covered hopper. First released by Tangent in 2015, our GATC 4180 Airslide covered hopper continues our industry-leading focus on beautiful detailing, consistent colors and stenciling, excellent operating abilities,...

New Model: ICC B&O I-18 Steel Bay Window Caboose

In 2007, Tangent Scale Models started the trend of offering unparalleled railroad freight car replicas in HO scale, the likes of which had never been seen in the market before. These highly-detailed replicas have consistently raised the bar for HO scale models with several hallmarks, including precision tooling, hyper-accurate stenciling,...

New Models: 100-Ton Barber S-2 Truck System, A First for the Industry!

Tangent Scale Models is pleased to announce our newest innovation, our 100-Ton Barber S-2 truck system, which is a first for the industry! Why? Our truck product is a multiple part, multiple option system. Each truck has 4 components: sideframe, wheelsets, roller bearing caps, and brake beams. Below are the...

New Release: Pullman-Standard PS-2CD 4750 Covered Hoppers

Asheville, North Carolina: Just in time for the end of year holidays, Tangent Scale Models is pleased to announce the availability today of new paint schemes for our HO Scale PS4750 Covered Hopper models. The Pullman-Standard PS-2CD 4750 covered hopper was the largest production covered hopper design in history, and...