Diecast Masters' 1:87 scale model bring big-replica details to a smaller scale that's popular with HO model railroaders as well as construction equipment collectors. A must have for your modern era layout!
Visit the ICG's Sparta District with it manifest freights, coal trains, and a local all sharing 149 miles of single track main traversing a territory rife with sags and hogbacks - part of which was known as Badlands. It's the story of "old head" railroading, the comic book plant, a big hill (in both directions), coal mines, and much more - all in Southern Illinois.
This volume highlights GE six-axle locomotives inherited from predecessor roads (e.g., Chesapeake & Ohio, Seaboard Coast Line, Louisville & Nashville). Pack with unusual equipment, it features four- and six-axle road slugs built by CSX from older power remains, various rebuilds of older power (e.g., GP40-3 and SD40-3), plus road slugs running deep in the wild coal fields of West Virginia.