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News & Products for March 26, 2009

RELATED TOPICS: HO SCALE | N SCALE | O SCALE
HO scale locomotives

Alco C-420 phase 2 diesel locomotives. Apache Ry. (two road numbers available), Erie Mining, Green Bay & Western (red, black, and white; one number), Iowa Interstate (one number), Louisville & Nashville, Monon (black and gold, two numbers), and Norfolk & Western. Three numbers unless noted. High or low nose as appropriate for road name, etched-metal and wire details, detailed cab interior with painted crew figures, and Accumate magnetic knuckle couplers. Silver series (direct current with eight-pin Digital Command Control decoder socket): $159.95 (limited edition, $169.95); Gold series (with DCC and sound), $249.95 (limited edition, $259.95). August 2009. Ready-to-run. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co.
Bachmann Trains HO scale General Electric 70-ton diesel switch locomotive
General Electric 70-ton diesel switch locomotive. Bethlehem Steel (one road number available), Louisville & Nashville (two numbers), and Southern Pacific (two numbers). Also available unlettered and painted red, green, black, or yellow and black. Digital Command Control, directional lighting, and E-Z Mate Mark II magnetic knuckle couplers. $69. Ready-to-run. Bachmann

HO scale freight cars

American Car & Foundry 5,701-cubic-foot-capacity plastics covered hopper. General Electric Rail Services (Excel Railcar Services repaint; ACFX reporting marks), Amoco Chemicals, Dupont, Fiber and Plastics Co. (AFPX reporting marks), Phillips Petroleum, Polysar, Union Tank Car, and Westlake Polymers. Two car numbers unless noted; also available undecorated. Etched-metal running boards, blackened metal wheelsets, and Accumate magnetic knuckle couplers. $32.95 (undecorated, $29.95). June 2009. Ready-to-run. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co.

Union Pacific American Car & Foundry two-bay Center Flow covered hopper. With reporting marks for Chicago & North Western ("We Will Deliver" slogan), Denver & Rio Grande Western, Missouri Pacific (one car number with "We Will Deliver" slogan, two without), and Southern Pacific. Three numbers each unless noted. Metal wheelsets and Kadee magnetic knuckle couplers. $31.95. Ready-to-run. InterMountain Railway Co.

Cylindrical covered hopper. New car numbers: Canadian Wheat Board (CPWX restencil), Farmland Co-op, and Saskatchewan Grain Car Corp. (SKNX or SKPX reporting marks); six numbers each. Etched-metal running boards, metal wheelsets, and Kadee magnetic knuckle couplers. $29.95. Ready-to-run. InterMountain Railway Co.
Walthers HO scale four-truck depressed-center flatcar
Four-truck depressed-center flatcar. Kasgro Rail Lines, P&H Mining Equipment, PTO Inc., Trailer Train, and Westinghouse Electric Corp. Modeler-applied wire handrails, RP-25 contour metal wheelsets, and Proto-Max metal magnetic knuckle couplers. Single cars, $34.98; two-pack, $69.98. Ready-to-run. Wm. K. Walthers Inc.
MTH Electric Trains HO scale Southern Pacific Daylight passenger cars
HO scale passenger cars

Southern Pacific Daylight passenger cars. Detailed and lighted interior, metal wheelsets, and magnetic knuckle couplers. Chair car: $69.95 (two car numbers available). Two-unit articulated chair car (with or without roof antenna): $134.95 (four numbers each). Eight-car set (includes baggage, articulated coffee-kitchen-diner, tavern car, parlor car, chair car, and observation): $499.95 (two differently numbered sets available). Ready-to-run. MTH Electric Trains

HO scale details and accessories

Tru-Mate die-cast metal magnetic knuckle couplers. Regular or long shank (available in two-pack only). Two pack (four pieces), $3.49. Four-pack, $5.95. 10-pack, $13.97. 20-pack, $25.49. True Line Trains

N scale locomotives

Electro-Motive Division SD35 diesel locomotive. Atlantic Coast Line, Baltimore & Ohio, Conrail, EMD Leasing, Norfolk & Western, Seaboard Coast Line, and Utah Ry. (two road numbers available). Three numbers unless noted; also available undecorated with high or low hood. Directional lighting, high or low nose as appropriate for prototype, and Accumate magnetic knuckle couplers. Direct-current model, $104.95; with Digital Command Control, $139.95. September 2009. Ready-to-run. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co.

N scale freight cars

Thrall 4,750-cubic-foot capacity covered hopper three-packs. Burlington Northern, Chicago & North Western (two differently painted sets available), and Great Lakes Carbon. Each set includes three cars with different paint schemes. Accumate knuckle couplers. $35.85 per set. August 2009. Ready-to-run. Trainman line. Atlas Model Railroad Co.

Kaolin tank car. Anglo-American Clays, Cyprus, Freeport Kaolin, Ontario Carbonate, Shipper's Car Line, and Thiele Kaolin. Accumate knuckle couplers. $17.95 (undecorated, $13.95). August 2009. Ready-to-run. Trainman line. Atlas Model Railroad Co.

86-foot auto-parts boxcars. Double-door car: Canadian National (Grand Trunk Western reporting marks), Norfolk Southern (single car only), Conrail (New York Central reporting marks), Southern Pacific (St. Louis Southwestern "Cotton Belt" reporting marks, single car only), and Southern Ry. (single car only). Four-door car: Conrail (single car only). Etched-metal details, magnetic knuckle couplers, and cushion draft gear enclosures. Single car, $24.95; two-packs, $49.90. Bluford Shops

Santa Fe Refrigerator Dept. wood reefers. Class RR21 (no slogan), RR23 ("Route of the Super Chief"), RR27 (El Capitan), RR28 (Texas Chief), and RR32 (Grand Canyon and Scout West). Six new car numbers each. Micro-Trains trucks and magnetic knuckle couplers. $21.95. Ready-to-run. InterMountain Railway Co.

American Car & Foundry 4,650-cubic-foot capacity three-bay covered hopper. New paint scheme: Cominco Fertilizers (NAHX reporting marks). Six car numbers available. Etched-metal running boards, Micro-Trains trucks, and Micro-Trains magnetic knuckle couplers. $21.95. Ready-to-run. InterMountain Railway Co.

O scale freight cars

Evans 53-foot double-plug-door boxcar. New paint schemes: Toledo, Peoria & Western; Van Brode Milling (limited edition); Vermont Ry.; and Wisconsin & Southern (Model Railroader 75th anniversary commemorative scheme, pink Fight Against Cancer scheme, or Sargento Cheese billboard). One car number each, except two for TP&W and VR; also available undecorated. Sprung die-cast metal trucks with scale profile wheels, separately applied details, and scale magnetic knuckle couplers. $69.95 (limited edition, $71.95). July 2009. Ready-to-run. Atlas O

V-deck pulpwood flatcar with load. New car numbers: Atlantic Coast Line; Louisville & Nashville; Delaware & Hudson; and Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (two car numbers each). New paint scheme: Texas & New Orleans (four numbers). Also available undecorated. Separate pulpwood load and scale magnetic knuckle couplers. $59.95. August 2009. Ready-to-run. Atlas O

Multiple-scale locomotives

Electro-Motive Division FP7 and F7B diesel locomotives. Alaska RR (Bicentennial scheme, A unit only, two road numbers), CSX (blue and gray, A and B unit, one number each), Louisville & Nashville (A unit only, four numbers), Southern Ry. (black and white; four numbers for A unit, two for B), and Southern Pacific (Black Widow scheme; four numbers for A unit, two for B). Etched-metal details, wire grab irons, and magnetic knuckle couplers (Kadee on HO scale and Micro-Trains on N). HO scale: A unit: $129.95; with sound, $199.95. B unit: $94.95; with sound, $164.95. N scale: A unit, $119.95; B unit, $84.95. Fall 2009. Ready-to-run. InterMountain Railway Co.
Manufacturers featured in this week's News & Products

Atlas Model Railroad Co.
378 Florence Ave.
Hillside, NJ 07205
908-687-0880
www.atlasrr.com

Atlas O
378 Florence Ave.
Hillside, NJ 07205
908-687-9590
www.atlaso.com

Bachmann
1400 E. Erie Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19124
215-533-1600
www.bachmanntrains.com

Bluford Shops
P.O. Box 152
Bluford, IL 62814
618-822-6833
www.bluford-shops.com

InterMountain Railway Co.
P.O. Box 839
Longmont, CO 80502
303-772-1901
intermountain-railway.com

MTH Electric Trains
7020 Columbia Gateway Dr.
Columbia, MD 21046
410-381-2580
www.mthhotrains.com

True Line Trains
140 Applewood Crescent
Concord, ON L4K 4E2
Canada
905-738-6556
www.hobbycraft.com/tlt/

Wm. K. Walthers Inc.
P.O. Box 3039
Milwaukee, WI 53201
414-527-0770
www.walthers.com

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