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Magazines

The best railroading magazines; together under one roof! Whether you’re looking to stay current with the latest new products, build detailed scale models, head trackside to get close to the action, or relive the glory days of railroading, together, our lines cover the entire world of railroading, past to present.


Diesel Era
Diesel Era

Diesel Era is North America’s premier publication about diesel locomotives. Launched in 1990, Diesel Era was produced by Withers Publishing and edited by Paul Withers for more than three decades. In April 2021, White River Productions acquired the magazine, positioned it as a quarterly 64-page publication, and named Tony Cook the new managing editor.

HO Collector
HO Collector

HO Collector is the only quarterly publication dedicated to collecting and operating vintage HO scale model trains! Dig deep into the archives as we tell the stories about the trains you grew up with. You'll find classics like AHM, Athearn, Bachmann, Life-Like, Mantua, and Tyco; and also the obscure limited runs of Lionel, Pemco, Revell, Train-Miniature, and more!

Model Railroad News
Model Railroad News

Model Railroad News is the only monthly publication dedicated exclusively to the latest new product announcements for all popular model railroading scales. Each month we present the hobby industry’s most in-depth and detailed product reviews. We also regularly explore the hobby industry’s colorful past in our regular “From the Archive” feature.

Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette
Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette

Published six times a year, the Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette is the hobby's leading publication dedicated to providing accurate information for fine model building in all scales. In each issue, you'll enjoy visits to beautiful layouts, in-depth kitbashing and scratchbuilding features, new product announcements and reviews, detailed scale drawings, columnists, and more.

O Scale Trains Magazine
O Scale Trains Magazine

Published six times a year, O Scale Trains is dedicated exclusively to the world of two-rail 1:48 scale model railroading. Each issue features beautiful layout tours, new product reviews and announcements, kitbashing and construction features, columnists, and more.

Passenger Train Journal
Passenger Train Journal

Passenger Tain Journal is the only quarterly publication dedicated to passenger trains of yesterday and today! From today's Amtrak trains to the streamliners of yesterday, each issue explores the world of long-distance, commuter, rapid transit, and light rail trains from coast to coast. Don't get left at the station!

Railfan & Railroad
Railfan & Railroad

Since 1974, Railfan & Railroad takes you trackside! From main lines to short lines, passenger and freight, steam to diesel (and electric, too!), each issue puts you right in the middle of the action. In each issue you'll enjoy the latest industry news paired with our expert columnists exploring the exciting world of railroading. In-depth features with stunning color photography and detailed maps make you feel like you're there.

Railroad Model Craftsman
Railroad Model Craftsman

Since 1933, Railroad Model Craftsman brings you the best in scale model railroading every month! in each issue you'll enjoy beautiful layout tours, detailed scratchbuilding and detailing features, the latest news and in-depth product reviews, exact scale drawings, construction tips and techniques, and more. Stop dreaming and start building!

Railpace Newsmagazine
Railpace Newsmagazine

Published monthly since 1982, Railpace Newsmagazine showcases the finest railroad photography and in-depth news from across the Northeastern United States and Martime Canada submitted by our readers. Freight and passenger, commuter and transit, museums and tourist railroads, and even occasional looks back to classic railroading are part of every issue.

Railroads Illustrated
Railroads Illustrated

Published monthly until December 2014 and now offered as an annual, Railroads Illustrated features colorful photography capturing the exciting world of railroading from yesterday and today! Each issue contains extensive photo message capturing the drama of trains from classic to contemporary.

Trains & Railroads of the Past
Trains & Railroads of the Past

Explore the classic era of railroading from the 1960s through the 1990s in each quarterly issue of Trains & Railroads of the Past. Feel the difference of our glossy, opaque paper as beautiful color photos seem to jump right off the page. Enter a world of first generation diesels, mainline steam excursions, and the rise of colorful short lines. Each issue is like enjoying a slide show with your friends.