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  • Athearn Trains Modeling
  • This group will be dedicated to all lines of Athearn trains. From blue boxes to Genesis. You can post any Athearn based photos on this group. You can also post any question or comment that is related to Athearn trains. If you want to become a group office...  more
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    • 92 total members
    • Last updated September 25, 2011

Athearn Trains

  • Tom Orlando
    Tom Orlando joined the group Athearn Trains
    • September 30, 2015
  • Paul (D&RGW fan) Liddiard
    Paul (D&RGW fan) Liddiard: When did Athearn release the SD40T-2? Was it 1985 or 1984?
    • March 5, 2014
  • Paul (D&RGW fan) Liddiard
    Paul (D&RGW fan) Liddiard joined the group Athearn Trains
    • March 5, 2014
  • Len Seivert
    Len Seivert joined the group Athearn Trains
    • July 10, 2013
    • Len Seivert
      Len Seivert Big Athearn fan. Love to upgrade Blue Box kits, add decoders to BB locomotives and generally collecting them (along with all the other mfgs)
  • Andrew Koetz
    Andrew Koetz joined the group Athearn Trains
    • June 22, 2013
  • Robert Schmidt
    Robert Schmidt joined the group Athearn Trains
    • June 8, 2013
  • John Reynolds
    John Reynolds: An Athearn RTR exterior post 50' Boxcar sits idle in the staging yard. I believe these were the last style 50' boxcars cars received by the NYC.
    • May 5, 2013
  • John Reynolds
    John Reynolds: A pair of Athearn Blue Box New Haven F7As are ready to rake this HW passenger train from the staging yard to the Empire City Station on my home layout. The units are the old "super powered units" with the additional weight, DC, hardwired and con...  more
    • April 6, 2013
  • Brian Otto
    Brian Otto joined the group Athearn Trains
    • April 1, 2013
  • Charles Nelson
    Charles Nelson: It wasn't easy let me tell ya. I have hours, and around $60 in this unit just getting it running and detailed.
    • March 1, 2013
    • Charles Nelson
      John Reynolds I hear you Charles. Done a couple of rescues myself. Unit came out great, hours are especially evident with the workmanship shown.
  • John Reynolds
    John Reynolds added 2 photo(s).
    • March 1, 2013
    • John Reynolds
      John Reynolds Some of my custom painted Athearn GP35s. These are straight DC Blue Box models.
      • March 1, 2013
  • Charles Nelson
    Charles Nelson added 2 photo(s).
    • February 2, 2013
    • Charles Nelson
      Charles Nelson Here is the same unit from ebay after I rebuilt it. I modeled it after a Tier 1 SD70M. It has a flair kit from DLH Locomotive Works added. I painted and decaled the unit up in my home road and will be doing some light weathering to it.
      • February 2, 2013
    • Charles Nelson
      John Reynolds Charles, that is one BEAUTIFUL looking locomotive! A great job and considering the original stae even more impressive.
  • Charles Nelson
    Charles Nelson added 2 photo(s).
    • February 2, 2013
    • Charles Nelson
      Charles Nelson I won this SD70M off of ebay in poor shape. The next 2 pictures are what it looks like now.
      • February 2, 2013
  • Stanley Adams
    Stanley Adams joined the group Athearn Trains
    • January 20, 2013
  • Conner Kramer (csxman21)
    Conner Kramer (csxman21) joined the group Athearn Trains
    • December 23, 2012