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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...

New Release: Nine New Pullman-Standard PS-2CD 4427 High Side Covered Hopper Schemes

Asheville, North Carolina: Tangent Scale Models is pleased to announce the availability today of our second release of the Pullman-Standard PS-2CD 4427 High Side Covered Hopper! This is the latest Pullman-Standard covered hopper product in our line of “family-appearance” cars that introduce market-leading design and tooling practices, geared toward consumers...

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 Release: GSC 60’ Flatcar in 8 schemes!

Tangent Scale Models is pleased to announce the availability today of our latest run of General Steel Castings (GSC) 60’0” Flatcars in HO scale. A car of tremendous versatility, these cars served nationwide in service on many railroads starting in 1964, and thanks to the sturdy cast steel frame construction...

New Model: HO Scale Pullman-Standard 4427 High Side Released at Trainfest!

Live from Trainfest in Milwaukee, WI: Tangent Scale Models is pleased to announce the availability today of our next ALL-NEW car, the HO Scale Pullman-Standard PS-2CD 4427 High Side Covered Hopper! No pre-orders are required – these cars are available right now! This is the next Pullman-Standard covered hopper product...

Hitting the Chicagoland RPM Meet!

Tangent Scale Models will be a vendor at the Chicagoland RPM meet, held in Lisle IL this weekend! We will be in attendance on Friday/Saturday October 19/20. This is a great meet where you can attend great clinics about prototypes and model building! You can also visit with several model...

Our Bags Are Packed… We’re Going to Kansas City!

Well, our bags are packed and we're ready to go.  We are headed to the National Train Show which is one of the largest train show events of the year! Held in conjunction with the NMRA National Convention, this is a great show where you can meet many of the...

New Release: Tangent Scale Models GATC 4180 Airslide Covered Hopper

Live from St. Louis RPM in Collinsville IL: 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...

New Release: Tangent Scale Models GSI 60′ Flatcar With Bulkheads

Tangent Scale Models is pleased to announce the immediate availability of our latest run of General Steel Industries (GSI) 60’0” Flatcars with Bulkheads in HO scale. A car of tremendous versatility, these cars served nationwide in service on many railroads starting in 1964, and thanks to the sturdy cast steel...

New Release: Tangent Scale Models GATC 4180 Airslide Covered Hopper

Live from the Western Prototype Modelers Meet in San Bernadino CA! Tangent Scale Models is pleased to announce 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 long-standing focus on beautiful detailing,...

Tangent at the Western Prototype Modelers Meet!

Tangent Scale Models will be attending the Western Prototype Modelers meet at the San Bernardino Station in San Bernardino CA on Saturday, April 28, 2018. This is a great event where you can show off your models, talk with some manufacturers and retailers. and just have a great time! Also,...