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May 25, 2022 - M.T.H. Electric Trains will be releasing the Premier O Scale 2-10-4 steam locomotive in two select liveries beginning this Fall. Each of these prototypical schemes will be outfitted with Proto-Sound 3.0 with the Pennsylvania version sporting, for the first time, a quillable steaming whistle. Each livery is available in two cab numbers in very limited quantities. The locomotives should begin shipping to M.T.H. Authorized Retailers in October 2022.

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These items are available to order from your local M.T.H. Authorized Retailer.

ABOUT THE 2-10-4 STEAM LOCOMOTIVE

The J1 was the Pennsy's War Baby, conceived and born to move freight for World War II. Like most American railroads, the Pennsylvania found itself short of motive power when traffic ramped up for the war. The Pennsy would have preferred to design its own modern steam loco, but the War Production Board declared otherwise. Only existing, proven designs would be authorized for wartime construction. In retrospect, that was probably a good thing, because none of the Pennsy's postwar steam designs came close to the success of the J1.

For its war baby, the Pennsylvania chose a design created twelve years earlier by Lima for the Chesapeake & Ohio. The C&O T1 2-10-4 possessed the key attribute of a modern "super-power" locomotive: power at speed. Home-built in the Juniata shops from 1942 to 1944, the Pennsy's 125 copies, designated classes J1 and J1a, were quickly recognized by Pennsy faithful as among of the best steamers produced in the modern era. They were at home anywhere west of Altoona, pounding up heavy grades or flying along level stretches. Being based on another road's design, they possessed two distinctively un-Pennsy features - a booster engine and a radial-stay rather than Belpaire firebox. However, their builders managed to give the J's a look all their own, with a substantial Pennsy cast pilot, streamlined cab windows, and a single massive dome that served as both sandbox and steam dome. Viewed from trackside at speed, the J's were the epitome of high, wide, and handsome.

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These items are available to order from your local M.T.H. Authorized Retailer.


Hurry Before They're Gone, Just Five Or Fewer Of These O Gauge Items Remain In Stock

May 25, 2022 - Each week, M.T.H. releases product lists spotlighting quantities of Five Or Fewer Premier and RailKing items that are remaining in our onhand inventory. In many cases, these items will NOT be re-run in the future and these lists could be your last chance for ordering them before they're GONE FOR GOOD. Don't miss out on these items! Click on the appropriate product line link below and then any item number in the corresponding list to purchase that item from the M.T.H. Online Store or order directly from your local M.T.H. Authorized Retailer.

Premier O Scale 2-Rail

Premier O Scale 3-Rail

RailKing O Gauge

M.T.H. Electric Trains will be releasing the Premier O Scale 3GS21B Genset Diesel Locomotive in four select liveries in 2022. Each of these unique schemes will be available in limited production quantities and will begin shipping to M.T.H. Authorized Retailers in October 2022.

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These items are available to order from your local M.T.H. Authorized Retailer.


M.T.H. Electric Trains will be releasing the Premier O Scale 60’ Flat Car w/Pipe Loads in both single car and 4-car configurations in a total of four select liveries beginning this Winter. Each of these unique schemes will be available in ten total car numbers in very limited quantities. The cars should begin shipping to M.T.H. Authorized Retailers in December 2022.

Check out each of these offerings HERE.

These items are available to order from your local M.T.H. Authorized Retailer.

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