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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...

New Release: Pullman-Standard PS-3 2750 Coal Hopper

Tangent Scale Models is pleased to announce the availability today of our second run of HO scale Pullman-Standard PS-3 2750 Coal Hoppers. During the 1950s, Pullman-Standard began to develop a “standardized” line of freight car product types that were marketed in “families”. Starting with the PS-1 boxcars and PS-2 covered...

New Release: PRR-Shops X58 Box Cars

From the St. Louis Railroad Prototype Modelers Meet in Collinsville, IL: Tangent Scale Models is pleased to announce the availability today of our latest run of the legendary Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) Shops HO Scale X58 Class Box Car. Between 1964 and 1966, the Pennsylvania Railroad built a large fleet of...

New Release: Bethlehem Gon Parts, and Steel Coils (are back)!

Tangent Scale Models is proud to introduce several new items for your Friday. All are available immediately for purchase: Bethlehem HO 52’-6” 70-Ton Riveted Drop-End Gondola - Undecorated Kits! That’s right, undecorated kits are back again for our Bethlehem gondolas, after a long hiatus. We offer these great models in...

New Release: 4 New Bethlehem Gondola Paint Schemes!

Tangent Scale Models is pleased to announce 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 produced over 6,000 of these Gondolas at its Johnstown PA plant and supplied parts to other builders to build an...

New Release: N Bethlehem Steel 3600cu.ft. Quad Hopper with coal load

Asheville, North Carolina Tangent Scale Models is pleased to announce the availability today of new paint schemes for our N Scale Bethlehem Steel 3600 Cubic Foot Quad Hopper. These distinctive 100-ton quad hoppers match the Union Pacific specification and were built by Bethlehem Steel in the 1970s. Our UP replicas...