Wheels of Time Blog

Speaking of lumber loads . . .

Our HO scale Lumber Loads are almost here!  Our lumber loads is onboard the APL FULLERTON which is currently docked at Long Beach. It should be at the Port of Oakland 7/23 (and then a few weeks to clear customs and the freight forwarder). Here is a graphical location of the ship. Click on below image to enlarge. Enjoy!


A realistic looking flatcar!

At the recent Spring Creek Model Train show, a Wheels of Time HO scale CP flatcar was one of the door prizes for a very happy hobbyist. Later he weathered the car and added realistic loads. Enjoy his work.


Have a super 4th of July!

To all my readers and wonderful customers - hope you will have a super 4th of July!


Announcing Pacific Car & Foundry Ex Post RBL & XLI in N!

Wheels of Time is happy to announce a brand new tool -  Pacific Car & Foundry 50-ft* Exterior Post Insulated Boxcar in N-scale! These 50-ft Exterior Post Insulated boxcars have never been made before. Featured highly detailed car body including Landis or Keystone Plug Doors as on the real thing, Keystone cushioning details for boxcars so equipped, proper ride height, body-mounted couplers, smooth rolling metal wheels. These cars carry what you find in your non-refrigerated section of your grocery story. Pre-orders are due on August 9, 2017. See PDF brochure; see PNG brochure page 1, page 2, and web site for more details!

*Nominally 50-ft. It's 50'-6" to 50'-7" in inside carbody dimension.



Wood grain

We added wood grain to our HO scale lumber load and color to the plastic.  All you need to do is some weathering. We are currently in production. Check it out.