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An Athearn classic is back and this time with factory installed LED lights and Tsunami2 sound! Produced from May of 1950 to August of 1956 by American Locomotive Company (ALCO) and Montreal Locomotive Works (MLW) a total of 1,265 RS-3s were produced. Locomotives like the RS-3 quickly sidelined mainline and branchline steam due to the reduced maintenance cost and upkeep, with many ALCO RS-3s still working today. Shop Now

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See you at the Big E!

Two days of the largest train show in the United States.

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Speed Matching

How to configure Soundtraxx Tsunami2 equipped locomotives to work in perfect unison in a consistent manner.

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2022 NMRA National Train Show

Heading to the Gateway to the west for the National Show in 2022.

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The wait is over!

Athearn has captured all these details thorough research and precision tooling to reproduce dozens of variations. The newly tooled Genesis AC4400CW takes its reign as the new flagship model for Athearn. Shop Now
HO AC4400CW Locomotive, with DCC & Sound, QCM #28 This product is not available any longer.
HO Trinity 3-Bay Hoppers, NS # 2 (3) This product is not available any longer.
HO RTR 50' PS 5344 Box, WW #2021 This product is not available any longer.
HO RTR RS-3 w/DCC & Sound, GB&W #307 This product is not available any longer.
HO RTR Arch Roof Observation, MOW #111992 This product is not available any longer.
HO RTR 65'6" Mill Gondola, MKT #43720 This product is not available any longer.



Amherst Railroad Hobby Show

(Amherst) Occupying 350,000 square feet in four buildings, the Amherst RR Hobby Show is the largest model train show in America.

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Rocky Mountain Train Show

(RMTS) Located in Denver Colorado at the National Western Complex each spring, the Rocky Mountain Train Show has quickly become a modeler favorite.

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NMRA The Texas Express

(NMRA) Come see the Athearn team and our model trains at the annual NMRA show, located this year for the first time in Dallas / Fort Worth Texas.

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(Trainfest) America's largest operating model railroad show, located in Milwaukee Wisconsin. This event has become a tradition in the Midwest.

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