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2011 National Train Show preliminary report

The 2011 National Train Show is being held July 8-10, 2011 in Sacramento, Calif. Here are some of the items that are on display at the show. Visit our website next Thursday to see additional items unveiled at the show.
HO scale locomotives

Electro-Motive Division GP7 and GP9 diesel locomotives. New paint scheme on GP7 is Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (zebra stripes). New scheme on GP9 is New York Central (two-tone gray). Separately applied details, wire grab irons, and plastic handrails. Both road names offered with and without steam generators. Direct-current models with Quick Plug, $179.98. With SoundTraxx Digital Command Control sound, $279.98. February 2012. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com
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Bachmann HO scale Baltimore & Ohio class EM-1 2-8-8-4 steam locomotive
Baltimore & Ohio class EM-1 2-8-8-4 steam locomotive. Baltimore & Ohio (four road numbers) and painted black but unlettered with early or late sand domes. Digital Command Control motor decoder, die-cast metal trucks, and ball-and-socket driveshaft. $399. Spectrum line. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
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Bowser HO scale Alco C-636 diesel locomotive
Alco C-636 diesel locomotive. First release (summer 2012): Alco demonstrator; Burlington Northern (Spokane, Portland & Seattle patch-out); Delaware Lackawanna RR; Illinois Central; Penn Central; and Spokane, Portland & Seattle. Second release (fall 2012): Burlington Northern (Cascade Green); Cartier; Conrail (blue or Penn Central patch-out); Delta Bulk Terminal (one road number); M-K Leasing; New York, Susquehanna & Western; and 636 Leasing (one road number). New body, deck, and fuel tank; separately applied detail parts; and can motor with flywheels. Unless noted, all road names offered in multiple road numbers. Direct-current models with eight-pin plug for Digital Command Control decoder, $199.95. With SoundTraxx Digital Command Control sound, $299.95. Ready-to-run. Executive Line. Bowser, 570-368-2379, www.bowser-trains.com

Electro-Motive Division E9A diesel locomotive. Southern Pacific no. 6051. Five-pole skew-wound can motor, see-through Farr grills, and five-chime air horn. Direct-current model, $199.98. With SoundTraxx Digital Command Control sound, $299.98. $10 from each sale will be donated to the California State Railroad Museum. Ready-to-run. Proto 2000 series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com or California State Railroad Museum, www.csrmf.org/store

Electro-Motive Division GP30 diesel locomotive. New road numbers: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (freight warbonnet); Chessie System with Chesapeake & Ohio reporting marks; Milwaukee Road; and Reading. Five-pole skew-wound can motor, prototype-specific details, and Proto-Max metal knuckle couplers. Direct-current models, $199.98. With SoundTraxx Digital Command Control sound, $299.98. February 2012. Ready-to-run. Proto 2000 series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

HO scale freight cars

24-foot ore car. Bessemer & Lake Erie; Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range; Lake Superior & Ishpeming; and Milwaukee Road. Upgraded Roundhouse tooling with die-cast metal frame, RP-25 contour metal wheelsets, injection-molded plastic ore load, and McHenry knuckle couplers with springs. Single car, $18.98. Six-pack (four differently numbered sets offered), $99.98. December 2011. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com

F89F Long Runner flatcars. Two 89-foot flatcars connected via drawbar. Trailer Train and TTX (six road numbers each). Also available undecorated. Die-cast metal underframe, factory installed wire grab irons and brake piping, and body-mounted McHenry scale knuckle couplers with springs. $79.98 each. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com

American Car & Foundry 89'-4" flush-deck flatcar. Based on 1973 prototype designed to carry two trailers or combinations with containers. Price and road names to be announced. December 2012 delivery. Ready-to-run. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale FMC 5,077-cubic-foot-capacity boxcar. Pre-production models shown.
FMC 5,077-cubic-foot-capacity boxcar. Pre-production models shown. Injection-molded plastic model with separate grab irons, various door designs, peaked Stanray X-panel roof, and non-terminating ends with six corrugations. Early and late body styles. Road names and price to be announced. 2012 delivery. Ready-to-run. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Thrall 53-foot three-unit articulated well car. Preproduction sample shown
Thrall 53-foot three-unit articulated well car. Pre-production sample shown. Pacer Stack Train and TTX. Six car numbers each. Also available undecorated. Etched-metal details, prototype-specific running boards, and magnetic knuckle couplers. $109.95 (undecorated, $89.95). Late 2011. Ready-to-run. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Bachmann HO scale North American-style 380-ton Schnabel transformer car. Preproduction sample shown.
North American-style 380-ton Schnabel transformer car. Preproduction sample shown. Blue and black with gray load and black trucks, gray and black with oxide load and black trucks, or red and black with gray load and silver trucks. Molded hydraulic lines and pumps, detailed transformer load, eight span bolsters, 16 sets of 125-ton roller-bearing trucks, and RP-25 contour 36" metal wheelsets. $250. Ready-to-run. Spectrum series. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
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Bachmann HO scale American Car & Foundry 50'-6" boxcar with exterior posts
American Car & Foundry 50'-6" boxcar with exterior posts. Burlington Northern, Chattahoochee Industrial RR, McCloud River, Middletown & New Jersey, Providence & Worcester, and Railbox. Positionable doors, 100-ton roller-bearing trucks, metal wheelsets, and E-Z Mate Mark II couplers. $25. Ready-to-run. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
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Bachmann HO scale Northeastern steel caboose. Preproduction model shown.
Northeastern steel caboose. Preproduction model shown. Lehigh Valley, Maine Central, Norfolk & Western, Reading, Western Maryland, and painted red but unlettered. $27. Ready-to-run. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
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BLMA Models HO scale American Car & Foundry 89-foot F89-J flatcar
American Car & Foundry 89-foot F89-J flatcar. Ten new road numbers: TTX (yellow). Twin 45-foot trailer configuration, die-cast metal underframe, 33" metal wheelsets, and Kadee no. 156 knuckle couplers. $39.95. First quarter 2012. Ready-to-run. BLMA Models, 562-712-7085, www.blmamodels.com
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Con-Cor International HO scale Greenville 100-ton hopper
Greenville 100-ton hopper. New road names: BNSF Ry. (black and oxide red schemes) and Herzog. Metal wheelsets and cast-resin load. Ready-to-run. $21.98. Con-Cor International, 520-721-8939, www.con-cor.com
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ExactRail LLC HO scale FMC 4,000-cubic-foot-capacity gondola
FMC 4,000-cubic-foot-capacity gondola. Burlington Northern, Chicago & North Western, RTI Ry. Services (eight road numbers), Southwestern Electric Power, and Union Pacific. Undecorated kit also available. Eighteen road numbers each unless specified. Kadee no. 5 magnetic knuckle couplers, American Steel Foundries 100-ton Ride Control trucks, and 36" metal wheelsets mounted on metal axles. $22.95. Ready-to-run. ExactRail LLC, 866-945-1701, www.exactrail.com
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ExactRail LLC HO scale Greenville 60-foot double-plug-door boxcar
Greenville 60-foot double-plug-door boxcar. New paint schemes and road numbers: Conrail; CSX (with New York Central reporting marks, new paint scheme); Detroit, Toledo & Ironton; Norfolk Southern (four road numbers, new paint scheme), and Penn Central (new paint scheme). Six road numbers each unless noted. Wire grab irons and brake rods, American Steel Foundries 100-ton Ride Control trucks, Kadee no. 58 magnetic knuckle couplers, and machined metal wheels mounted on metal axles. $36.95. August 2011. Ready-to-run. ExactRail LLC, 866-945-1701, www.exactrail.com
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ExactRail LLC HO scale Greenville 65-foot mill gondola
Greenville 65-foot mill gondola. Chicago & North Western, Missouri Pacific, Southern Pacific, and Union Pacific. Six road numbers each. Wire grab irons, Kadee no. 58 magnetic knuckle couplers, and 36" metal wheelsets mounted on metal axles. $34.95. August 2011. Ready-to-run. ExactRail LLC, 866-945-1701, www.exactrail.com
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ExactRail LLC HO scale Magor 4,750-cubic-foot-capacity covered hopper
Magor 4,750-cubic-foot-capacity covered hopper. Atlantic Coast Line, Great Northern, Milwaukee Road, Pennsylvania RR, and Soo Line. Six road numbers each. Kadee no. 58 magnetic knuckle couplers, metal wheelsets mounted on metal axles, and wire grab irons and uncoupling levers. $44.95. Ready-to-run. ExactRail LLC, 866-945-1701, www.exactrail.com
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Tangent Scale Models HO scale American Car & Foundry 52'-6" welded 70-ton drop-end gondola
American Car & Foundry 52'-6" welded 70-ton drop-end gondola. New paint schemes and road numbers: Conrail (six road numbers), Penn Central (six new road numbers), Pennsylvania RR (12 road numbers), Sacramento Northern (three road numbers), Southern Pacific (black paint scheme in six road numbers, 1953 freight car red scheme in three new road numbers, and 1966 repaint in 12 road numbers), Wabash (three new road numbers), and Western Pacific (three road numbers). Wire grab irons and uncoupling levers, see-through brake platforms, and Kadee magnetic knuckle couplers. $30.95. Ready-to-run. Tangent Scale Models, 828-279-6106, www.tangentscalemodels.com
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Tangent Scale Models HO scale Bethlehem Steel quad hoppers with coal load
Bethlehem Steel quad hoppers with coal load. New paint schemes: Bessemer & Lake Erie (six road numbers), Clinchfield, Illinois Central Gulf (six road numbers), Louisville & Nashville (six road numbers), and Union Pacific (classes H-100-16 and H-100-19 painted freight car red and class H-100-18 painted black with yellow ends). Twelve road numbers each unless noted. Unnumbered cars available for all railroads except UP (decals available separately). Wire grab irons and uncoupling levers, 100-ton N-11 trucks with metal wheelsets, and detailed hopper bay outlet gates. $32.95 each. Ready-to-run. Tangent Scale Models, 828-279-6106, www.tangentscalemodels.com
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Tangent Scale Models HO scale Pullman-Standard PS-2CD 4,000-cubib-foot-capacity covered hopper
Pullman-Standard PS-2CD 4,000-cubic-foot capacity covered hopper. New paint schemes: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (1963 scheme, six road numbers), Chicago Great Western (Chicago & North Western Clinton, Iowa, repaint), Great Western Malting (two road numbers), and Rock Island (1962 scheme or blue repaint, two road numbers each). Wire grab irons and uncoupling levers, 100-ton N-11 trucks with metal wheels, and prototype-specific outlet gates. $42.95 (undecorated kit, $24.95). Ready-to-run. Tangent Scale Models, 828-279-6106, www.tangentscalemodels.com

40-foot double-sheathed refrigerator car. New paint schemes and road numbers: Northern Pacific, Pacific Fruit Express (Southern Pacific and Union Pacific heralds), Santa Fe Refrigerator Dept., and Swift. Proto-Max metal knuckle couplers and RP-25 contour metal wheels. $19.98. February 2012. Ready-to-run. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

40-foot four-bay offset-side hopper. New paint schemes: Canadian Pacific; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy; Peabody Short Line; and Pennsylvania Power & Light. Magnetic knuckle couplers and RP-25 contour metal wheelsets. $14.98. October 2011. Ready-to-run. Trainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

Itel 66-foot heavy-duty flatcar. New road numbers: CSX (one road number), TTX, and Union Pacific. Two road numbers each unless noted. Factory-installed grab irons, RP-25 contour metal wheelsets, and Proto-Max metal knuckle couplers. $34.98. September 2011. Ready-to-run. Platinum line. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

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Walthers HO scale Pullman-Standard 4,000-cubic-foot-capacity coal gondola
Pullman-Standard 4,000-cubic-foot-capacity coal gondola. Pre-production artwork shown. Road names, details, and price to be announced. Ready-to-run. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

Pullman-Standard 4,427-cubic-foot-capacity high-side covered hopper. New paint schemes: Burlington Northern (1991 scheme), Montana Rail Link (gray), General Electric Rail Services Corp. (NAHX reporting marks), and Wisconsin Central. Two road numbers each. Etched-metal running boards and crossover platforms, detailed underbody with air line and brake rigging, and Proto-Max metal knuckle couplers. $37.98. February 2012. Ready-to-run. Platinum line. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

Pullman-Standard 50-foot waffle-side boxcar. New paint schemes and road numbers: Burlington Northern, Chessie System with Chesapeake & Ohio reporting marks, Chicago & North Western, and Denver & Rio Grande Western. Two road numbers each. Prototype-specific doors, RP-25 contour metal wheelsets, and Proto-Max metal knuckle couplers. $19.98. Spring 2012. Ready-to-run. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

Thrall 53-foot gondola. New road numbers: Illinois Central Gulf, Soo Line, Southern Pacific, and Wisconsin Central with Canadian National herald and website. Two road numbers each. Factory-installed grab irons, RP-25 contour metal wheelsets, and Proto-Max metal knuckle couplers. $29.98. February 2012. Ready-to-run. Platinum line. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

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Walthers HO scale Trinity 14,000-gallon sulfur tank car. Pre-production artwork.
Trinity 14,000-gallon sulfur tank car. Pre-production artwork. Etched-metal platforms and factory-applied grab irons. Road names and price to be announced. Ready-to-run. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
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The Coach Yard HO scale Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 1938 Chicagoan/Kansas Citian
HO scale passenger cars

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 1938 Chicagoan/Kansas Citian. Budd seven-car set. Factory-assembled and decorated brass models. $4,025. The Coach Yard, www.thecoachyard.com

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 1938 El Capitan. Budd five-car set. Factory-assembled and decorated brass models. $2,875. The Coach Yard, www.thecoachyard.com
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The Coach Yard HO scale Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 1938 Golden Gate
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 1938 Golden Gate. Budd five-car set. Factory-assembled and decorated brass models. $2,875. The Coach Yard, www.thecoachyard.com
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The Coach Yard HO scale Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 1938 San Diegan
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 1938 San Diegan. Budd six-car set. Factory-assembled and decorated brass models. $3,450. The Coach Yard, www.thecoachyard.com

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Con-Cor International HO scale 65-foot heavyweight branchline-commuter-suburban passenger cars
65-foot heavyweight branchline-commuter-suburban passenger cars. New paint schemes on baggage-mail, coach, combine, and solarium: Chesapeake & Ohio (George Washington); Denver & Rio Grande Western (Aspen Gold and silver); New York, New Haven & Hartford (hunter green); Nickel Plate Road (Pullman Green); Royal American Shows; Southern Pacific (Daylight scheme); and Southern Ry. (Crescent). Wire grab irons; separately applied underbody details; RP-25 contour metal wheelsets; and illuminated, detailed interiors. Minimum radius is 18". $69.98 each (solarium, $77.98). Fall 2011. Ready-to-run. Con-Cor International, 520-721-8939, www.con-cor.com

Milwaukee Road bunk coach. Milwaukee Road (original brown roof or yellow-and-gray scheme). Based on 1935 prototype. Kadee knuckle couplers, wire grab irons, and metal wheelsets. Two road numbers per scheme. $64.95. December 2011-January 2012. Ready-to-run. Fox Valley Models, www.foxvalleymodels.com
Milwaukee Road express cars. Shown in N scale model. Milwaukee Road (original brown roof, Hiawatha, or yellow-and-gray scheme). Based on 1935 prototype. Metal wheelsets, wire grab irons, and Kadee knuckle couplers. Two road numbers each. $59.95. December 2011-January 2012. Ready-to-run. Fox Valley Models, www.foxvalleymodels.com
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Walthers HO scale Budd 85-foot Hi-Level 68-seat Step-Down coach
Budd 85-foot Hi-Level 68-seat Step-Down coach. Pre-production sample shown. Simulated stainless steel finish, tinted windows, and factory-installed grab irons. $79.98. December 2011. Ready-to-run. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe El Capitan series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
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Walthers HO scale Budd 85-foot Hi-Level 72-seat coach. Pre-production sample shown.
Budd 85-foot Hi-Level 72-seat coach. Pre-production sample shown. Simulated stainless steel finish, tinted windows, and factory-installed grab irons. $79.98. January 2012. Ready-to-run. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe El Capitan series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

Chicago & North Western City pool cars. American Car & Foundry 48-seat diner, baggage car, baggage-dormitory, and cafe-lounge. Factory-installed grab irons, RP-25 contour metal wheelsets, and Proto-Max metal knuckle couplers. $69.98. Ready-to-run. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
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Walthers HO scale Pullman-Standard 85-foot baggage-dormitory transition car. Pre-production sample shown.
Pullman-Standard 85-foot baggage-dormitory transition car. Pre-production sample shown. Simulated stainless steel finish, tinted windows, and factory-installed grab irons. $79.98. February 2012. Ready-to-run. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe El Capitan series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

Pullman-Standard 85-foot 10-roomette, 6-double-bedroom sleeper. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Chesapeake & Ohio; Denver & Rio Grande Western; New York Central; Pennsylvania RR (maroon or yellow schemes); Rock Island; Southern Pacific; and Union Pacific. Factory-installed grab irons, RP-25 contour metal wheelsets; and Proto-Max metal knuckle couplers. $64.98. Ready-to-run. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
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Con-Cor International HO scale Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee Electroliner
HO scale train sets

Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee Electroliner. Limited-edition re-run. Four-car direct-current set with eight-pin plug for Digital Command Control decoder in powered unit, $459.98. Add-on car, $149.98. Digital Command Control sound decoder, $74.98. Con-Cor International, 520-721-8939, www.con-cor.com
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Con-Cor International HO scale New York, New Haven & Hartford Comet. Preproduction model shown.
New York, New Haven & Hartford Comet. Preproduction model shown. Die-cast metal weights, RP-25 contour metal wheelsets, detailed interior in second and third cars, illuminated interior in all three cars. Minimum radius is 22". Direct-current three-car set with eight-pin plug for Digital Command Control decoder in locomotive, $459.98. Add-on car, $149.98. Sound decoder with speaker, $64.98. Con-Cor International, 520-721-8939, www.con-cor.com
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Märklin Inc. HO scale Wabash Blue Bird
Wabash Blue Bird. Alco PA-1 diesel locomotive and six streamlined passenger cars. Locomotive features mfx digital decoder, traction tires, and magnetic knuckle couplers. Cars have factory-installed interior lighting, metal frame and body, and red marker light on observation car. Limited run of 1,999 sets. $1,399.98. Second quarter 2011. Ready-to-run. Märklin Inc., 262-522-7080, www.marklin.com

New York City R17 subway car four-pack. New road numbers: MTA (New York Transit). One powered and three non-powered cars. Powered car features five-pole skew-wound motor with dual flywheels. All cars have factory-applied pantograph gates, interior lighting, and Proto-Max metal knuckle couplers. $249.98. December 2011. Ready-to-run. Proto 1000 series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

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Con-Cor International HO scale Pennsylvania RR mP54 multiple-unit passenger cars
HO scale interurban cars

Pennsylvania RR mP54 multiple-unit passenger cars. Pennsylvania RR and Long Island RR (coach, baggage-mail, or combine). Three PRR versions available: powered with pantographs and headlight at each end, non-powered with pantographs and headlights, and non-powered trailer car without pantographs but headlights at each end. Long Island version available powered or non-powered with headlights at each end. All cars feature RP-25 contour metal wheelsets; detailed, illuminated interiors; and magnetic knuckle couplers. Direct-current powered units have eight-pin plug for Digital Command Control decoder and may be run off overhead wire. Price to be announced. Late 2011 delivery. Ready-to-run. Con-Cor International, 520-721-8939, www.con-cor.com

HO scale maintenance-of-way equipment

Sperry 58-foot rail detector car. New road numbers: Sperry (1960s-early 1980s, 1980s-2003, 2003-2005, or 2008-current schemes). Improved power truck, reinforced frame, Proto-Max metal knuckle couplers. February 2012. Ready-to-run. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
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City Classics HO scale Main Street Cafe
HO scale structures

Main Street Cafe. Injection-molded plastic kit. Features individual door and window castings, separate wall coping, molded roof, window signs, and decals. $27.98. City Classics, 412-276-6006, cityclassics.fwc-host.com
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City Classics HO scale South Side Salon
South Side Salon. Injection-molded plastic kit. Features individual door and window castings, separate wall coping, molded roof, window signs, and decals. $27.98. City Classics, 412-276-6006, cityclassics.fwc-host.com
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Monroe Models HO scale Belle’s ice cream
Belle’s ice cream. Laser-cut wood kit with tab-and-slot construction, peel-and-stick windows, fiberboard parts, cast-metal details, and vintage advertising signs. Footprint is 1-1/2" x 2-1/4". Price to be announced. Monroe Models, 320-250-5610, www.monroemodels.us
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Sidetrack Laser HO scale Golden West fruit packers and cold storage
Golden West fruit packers and cold storage. Laser-cut wood kits with detail parts, Grandt Line doors and windows, and signs. Cold storage, $121.95. Fruit packers, $156.95. Both structures, $249.95. Sidetrack Laser, 503-449-5361, www.sidetracklaser.com

Skyscraper construction site. Injection-molded plastic kit with detailed plywood sidewalk canopy, foundation, decals, and three-story girder assemblies. $29.98. September 2011. Cornerstone Series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

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Woodland Scenics HO scale County courthouse
County courthouse. Injection-molded styrene kit with interlocking wall alignment system. Includes chimney, full roof detail, propane tank, signs, figures, cannon, and flagpole with flag. $46.99. July 2011. DPM Landmark Structures Select line. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
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Woodland Scenics HO scale D’s Diner
D’s Diner. Factory-assembled walls. Details include two carhops with roller skates, a convertible with driver, vintage signs, benches and picnic table, bicycles, and light poles. $44.99. July 2011. Landmark Structures Pre-Fab line. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
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Woodland Scenics HO scale Old homestead
Old homestead. Factory-assembled structure with trellis, tractor tire planter, water pump, propane tank, outhouse, and dog on the porch. $64.99. Built & Ready Landmark Structures. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com

HO scale details and accessories

Carrier reefer unit. Factory-painted and lettered. $7.45. BLMA Models, 562-712-7085, www.blmamodels.com

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BLMA Models HO scale right-hand modern cantilever signal bridge
Right-hand modern cantilever signal bridge. Factory-assembled plastic model with four operating signal heads, etched-metal handrails, and electrical box. $89.95. Fall 2011. BLMA Models, 562-712-7085, www.blmamodels.com

Milwaukee Road passenger car trucks. Black, brown, or gray. Metal wheelsets and one truck with generator. $9.95 per pair. September 2011. $7.95. Fox Valley Models, www.foxvalleymodels.com
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MNP Inc. HO scale dual motorized track cleaning car
Dual motorized track cleaning car. For Accurail 40-foot HO scale boxcars. Features two dual high-torque geared motors, two pressure-sensitive disks, eight peel-and-stick pads, two adjustable cleaning disks, and six extra cleaning pads. Price for direct-current version to be announced. Digital Command Control, $154.95 plus $12 shipping. MNP Inc., 757-596-2309, www.mnpinc.com
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Sylvan Scale Models HO scale 1933 Willys
1933 Willys coupe, four-door sedan, or panel truck. Cast-resin kits. $13.95 each. Sylvan Scale Models, 519-294-6601, www.isp.ca/Sylvan
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Sylvan Scale Models HO scale HO scale assorted grain trucks
Assorted grain trucks. 1948-1953 Chevy cab-over-engine, 1948-1953 Chevy conventional cab, and Ford cab-over-engine. Cast-resin vehicle kits. $19.95 each. Sylvan Scale Models, 519-294-6601, www.isp.ca/Sylvan
Telephone service trucks. 1941-1947 Chevy, 1948-1953 Chevy, and 1949-1953 Studebaker. Cast-resin kits with driver, ladder rack, vinyl tires, and decals. $18.95. Sylvan Scale Models, 519-294-6601, www.isp.ca/Sylvan
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Sylvan Scale Models HO or O scale DIVCO/Twin Coach delivery trucks
DIVCO/Twin Coach delivery truck. Shown with O scale model. Cast-resin kit with decals for Helms Bakeries, $18.95. Cast-resin kits. Sylvan Scale Models, 519-294-6601, www.isp.ca/Sylvan

Pacific Coast steam schooner lumber ship. Cast-resin kit with decals for S.S. Tiverton of San Francisco. $194.95. Sylvan Scale Models, 519-294-6601, www.isp.ca/Sylvan
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Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale 1962-1972 Chevrolet Corvette C3
1962-1972 Chevrolet Corvette C3. Black, metallic blue, or signal red. $19.99 each. Produced by Brekina Automodelle, distributed by Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
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1964 Dodge A100 cargo van. Produced by Brekina Automodelle, distributed by Wm. K. Walthers Inc.
1964 Dodge A100 cargo van. Denver & Rio Grande, New York Central, Pennsylvania RR, and red. $19.99 each. Produced by Brekina Automodelle, distributed by Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

Sidewalk elevator kit. Injection-molded plastic with parts for two complete models. Elevator may be built in raised or lowered positions. $14.98. Cornerstone Series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

Subway entrance kit. Injection-molded plastic with parts for two complete models. Streetside or setback location, right- or left-hand entry, traditional open entrance with non-operating lampposts, and modern-style covered glass canopy. $19.98. August 2011. Cornerstone Series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
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Bachmann N scale Alco RS-3 diesel locomotive. Preproduction sample shown.
N scale locomotives

Alco RS-3 diesel locomotive. Preproduction sample shown. Boston & Maine, Denver & Rio Grande Western, New York Central, Pennsylvania RR, Southern Ry., and Western Maryland. Dual-mode Digital Command Control decoder, die-cast metal chassis, prototype-specific details, and E-Z Mate Mark II magnetic knuckle couplers. $120. Ready-to-run. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
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Kato USA Inc. N scale Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive. Preproduction sample shown.
Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive. Preproduction sample shown. New paint scheme: Kansas City Southern (Southern Belle). New road numbers: BNSF Ry., CSX, and Union Pacific. Re-issues: Union Pacific (Denver & Rio Grande Western heritage scheme and George Bush no. 4141). Split-frame mechanism and Kato knuckle couplers. $110-$115 (George Bush engine $120-$125). Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9500, www.katousa.com

General Electric 25-ton diesel switcher and Brill railbus and trailer. Nn3. Details and price to be announced. Searails, 800-929-3361, www.searails.com
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Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale 42-foot coil steel car. Shown with O scale model.
N scale freight cars

42-foot coil steel car. Shown with O scale model. CSX, Kansas City Southern, Northwestern Oklahoma, Norfolk Southern, and SeverCorr. With fish-belly side sill. Price to be announced. 2012 delivery. Ready-to-run. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale 85-foot trash flatcar. Pre-production model shown.
85-foot trash flatcar. Pre-production model shown. Allied Waste, ECDC Environmental (three car numbers), East-Carbon-DSEX, General American, Joseph Transportation (three numbers), and USA Waste. Two car numbers each unless noted; also available undecorated. Open deck design, weighted and detailed underframe, and magnetic knuckle couplers. Single car, $24.95 (undecorated, $19.95). Combo pack (includes one flat car and four 20-foot municipal solid waste trash containers), $44.90. Late 2011. Ready-to-run. Trainman Plus series. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Bachmann N scale American Car & Foundry 50'-6" boxcar with exterior posts
American Car & Foundry 50'-6" boxcar with exterior posts. Burlington Northern, Chattahoochee Industrial RR, McCloud River, Middletown & New Jersey, Providence & Worcester, and Railbox. Positionable doors, 100-ton roller-bearing trucks, metal wheelsets, and E-Z Mate Mark II couplers. $18.95. Ready-to-run. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
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Bachmann N scale Northeastern steel caboose. Preproduction model shown.
Northeastern steel caboose. Preproduction model shown. Lehigh Valley, Maine Central, Norfolk & Western, Reading, Western Maryland, and painted red but unlettered. $18.95. Ready-to-run. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
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BLMA Models N scale American Car & Foundry 89-foot F89-J flatcar
American Car & Foundry 89-foot F89-J flatcar. Ten new road numbers: TTX (yellow). Twin 45-foot trailer configuration, die-cast metal underframe, and 33" metal wheelsets. $26.95. First quarter 2012. Ready-to-run. BLMA Models, 562-712-7085, www.blmamodels.com
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BLMA Models N scale American Car & Foundry 52-foot 70-ton gondola
American Car & Foundry 52-foot 70-ton gondola. New road names: Atlantic Coast Line (six road numbers), Conrail (GE51D), Pennsylvania RR, Southern Pacific, and Western Pacific. Five road numbers each unless noted. Body-mounted Micro-Trains knuckle couplers, 70-ton ASF solid-bearing trucks, and 33" fine-scale metal wheelsets. $22.95. August 2011. Ready-to-run. BLMA Models, 562-712-7085, www.blmamodels.com

Mine car train sets. Nn3. Three- and five-car sets. Choice of flat car, ore car, water tank car, lube and oil drums, steam engine, crane, and mill cauldron. Undecorated ready-to-run models. Price to be announced. Searails, 800-929-3361, www.searails.com

General Steel Castings 54-foot flatcar. New road numbers: Atlantic Coast Line; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy; Great Northern; and Rock Island. With or without bulkheads as appropriate and Accumate knuckle couplers. $19.98 each, two-pack $37.98. Ready-to-run. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

N scale passenger cars

Milwaukee Road bunk coach. Milwaukee Road (original brown roof or yellow-and-gray scheme) Based on 1935 prototype. Micro-Trains knuckle couplers, wire grab irons, and metal wheelsets. Two road numbers per scheme. $44.95. December 2011-January 2012. Ready-to-run. Fox Valley Models, www.foxvalleymodels.com
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Fox Valley Models N scale Milwaukee Road express cars. Shown with HO scale model.
Milwaukee Road express cars. Shown with HO scale model. Milwaukee Road (original brown roof, Hiawatha, or yellow-and-gray scheme). Based on 1935 prototype. Metal wheelsets, wire grab irons, and Micro-Trains knuckle couplers. Two road numbers each. $39.95. December 2011-January 2012. Ready-to-run. Fox Valley Models, www.foxvalleymodels.com

Southern Pacific “stream-styled” class 60-P Harriman Railway Post Office. Limited-run hybrid kit with injection-molded plastic underframe, cast-resin body, six-axle trucks, and decals. Price to be announced. Wheels of Time, 866-737-9654 (fax), www.wheelsotime.com
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Con-Cor International N scale New York, New Haven & Hartford Comet
N scale train sets

New York, New Haven & Hartford Comet. Die-cast metal weights, metal wheelsets, detailed interior in second and third cars, illuminated interior in all three cars. Minimum radius is 18". Direct-current three-car set with eight-pin plug for Digital Command Control decoder in locomotive, $459.98. Add-on car, $149.98. Sound decoder with speaker, $64.98. Con-Cor International, 520-721-8939, www.con-cor.com
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Kato USA Inc. N scale Chicago Metra commuter train equipment. Pre-production sample shown.
Chicago Metra commuter train equipment. Pre-production sample shown. Motive Power International MP36PH diesel locomotive ($110-$120), Nippon Sharyo bi-level gallery coach ($25-$30), and four-piece starter set (MP36PH diesel locomotive, two bi-level gallery coaches, and one bi-level gallery cab-coach ($180-$190). Ready-to-run. August 2011. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9500, www.katousa.com
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Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale laser-cut wood kits
N scale structures

Laser-cut wood kits. Freight station, section house, and storage unit. Price to be announced. Fall 2011. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale Middlesex Manufacturing Co.
Middlesex Manufacturing Co. Injection-molded plastic kit with loading dock, elevator tower, entry stairway, eight chimneys, loading dock, and brick panels to blank out windows. Footprint is 3" x 7-1/2". Price to be announced. Early 2012. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Sidetrack Laser N scale Milwaukee Road 1901 standard depot
Milwaukee Road 1901 standard depot. Laser-cut wood kit with cedar shake shingles, Grandt Line windows, and chimney. Footprint is 2-1/2" x 5". Sidetrack Laser, 503-449-5361, www.sidetracklaser.com
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Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale 20-foot high-cube municipal solid waste trash container four-packs
N scale details and accessories

20-foot high-cube municipal solid waste trash container four-packs. Pre-production model shown. AWIU (gray with red star), DSEU (orange), LWT (blue), and REGX (brown). Trailers have mounting pegs for 85-foot flatcar. $19.95. Late 2011. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

Carrier reefer unit. Factory-painted and lettered. Two-pack, $10.95. August 2011. BLMA Models, 562-712-7085, www.blmamodels.com

Milwaukee Road passenger car trucks. Black, brown, or gray. Metal wheelsets and one truck has a generator. $7.95 per pair. September 2011. $7.95. Fox Valley Models, www.foxvalleymodels.com

Marine terminal harbor cranes. Laser-cut acrylic kits. May be ordered as finished models with modeler-specified heralds, text, and colors. Price to be announced. Searails, 800-929-3361, www.searails.com

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Wheels of Time N scale PC-90 Piggy-Packer
PC-90 Piggy-Packer. Pre-production model shown. BNSF Ry., Burlington Northern (with or without herald), Canadian Pacific, Central of New Jersey, Chicago & North Western, CSX (with Seaboard System herald), Milwaukee Road, Missouri Pacific (buzzsaw herald), Norfolk & Western, Penn Central, Pennsylvania Truck Lines, Rock Island, Southern Pacific (sunset herald or Southern Pacific Transportation Co. lettering), St. Louis Southwestern, and Union Pacific (large or small heralds). Factory-assembled models with positionable boom and bottom pick and vinyl tires. Optional container-only spreader sold separately. Fall 2011. Price to be announced. Wheels of Time, 866-737-9654 (fax), www.wheelsotime.com
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Atlas O General Electric Dash 8-40CW diesel locomotive
O scale locomotives

General Electric Dash 8-40CW diesel locomotive. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; BNSF Ry.; CSX; and Union Pacific. Two road numbers each. Directional light-emitting diode headlights, separately applied wire grab irons, and prototype-specific cab. Minimum recommended radius is 36". Direct-current model, $269.95. With QSI Quantum Digital Command Control and sound, $429.95. Fall 2011. Ready-to-run. Trainman line. Atlas O, 908-687-0880, www.atlaso.com
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Atlas O 42-foot coil steel car. Shown with N scale model.
O scale freight cars

42-foot coil steel car. Shown with N scale model. CSX, Kansas City Southern, Northwestern Oklahoma, Norfolk Southern, and SeverCorr. With fish-belly side sill. Price to be announced. 2012 delivery. Ready-to-run. Master Line. Atlas O, 908-687-0880, www.atlaso.com
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Atlas O 62-foot bulkhead flatcar. Pre-production model shown.
62-foot bulkhead flatcar. Pre-production model shown. BNSF Ry. (two road numbers), Canadian Pacific, Illinois Central, Trailer Train (two numbers), Union Pacific. Four road number each unless noted; undecorated also available. Side stake pockets, simulated tie loops, and fish-belly center sill. Minimum recommended radius 24". 2012 delivery. Ready-to-run. Trainman line. Atlas O, 908-687-0880, www.atlaso.com
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Sidetrack Laser O scale Main Street Garage
O scale structures

Main Street Garage. Laser-cut wood kit with Berkshire Valley detail parts, corrugated metal roof, and paper signs. Footprint is 8-1/2" x 8-1/2". $89.95. Sidetrack Laser, 503-449-5361, www.sidetracklaser.com
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Aztec Manufacturing Co. O scale Devastator track cleaning car in Bachmann On2-1/2 gondola
O scale details and accessories

Devastator track cleaning car in Bachmann On2-1/2 gondola. Hard black anodized aluminum chassis with two free-rolling Cobra rollers covered with Handi Wipes, magnet, and ½-ounce fluid reservoir. Fluid is dispensed to the front roller; the rear roller runs dry. $189.95. Cratex rollers and additional Cobra rollers covered with Handi Wipes, $34.95 each. Aztec Manufacturing Co., 775-883-3327, www.aztectrains.com
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Sidetrack Laser O scale Crew truck conversion kit
Crew truck conversion kit. For Bachmann On2-1/2 rail truck. Laser-cut wood kit with Berkshire Valley detail parts, assembly jig, and signs. Rail truck and figures not included. $32.95. Sidetrack Laser, 503-449-5361, www.sidetracklaser.com
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Sylvan Scale Models O scale DIVCO/Twin Coach delivery truck. Shown with HO scale model.
DIVCO/Twin Coach delivery truck. Shown with HO scale model Cast-resin kit with decals for Helms bakeries. $42.95. Sylvan Scale Models, 519-294-6601, www.isp.ca/Sylvan

Z scale locomotives

Brass doodlebug. Price and details to be announced. Searails, 800-929-3361, www.searails.com

Z scale details and accessories

Marine terminal harbor cranes. Laser-cut acrylic kits. May be ordered as finished models with modeler-specified heralds, lettering, and colors. Price to be announced. Searails, 800-929-3361, www.searails.com

Electronics/controls
Passenger car lighting kits. Features easy-to-install printed-circuit board with factory-installed light-emitting diodes. Battery operated with magnetic on/off switch. HO scale $12.95, N scale $10.95. September 2011. Fox Valley Models, www.foxvalleymodels.com
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Microscale Industries MicroBond adhesive
Adhesives

MicroBond. Thin, medium, and thick. For bonding rubber, assorted ABS and styrene, brass, steel, resins, leather, and wood. Will also bond delrin, celcon, and other slippery plastics when used with MicroPrep, sold separately. $7.95 each. MicroBond system (one bottle each of thin, medium, and thick), $19.95. Microscale Industries, 714-593-1422, www.microscale.com

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