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News and Products for October 14, 2010

See the latest trains and other announcements from model railroading manufacturers including an HO scale Consumers Energy Schnabel car and load from Concept Models, N scale Pennsylvania RR class M1a and M1b 4-8-2 steam locomotives from Broadway Limited, O scale Desperation Pass depot and outhouse kits from Sidetrack Laser, and more
RELATED TOPICS: HO SCALE | N SCALE | O SCALE | Z SCALE
Concept Models HO scale CPOX 820 Schnabel car and load
Concept Models HO scale CPOX 820 Schnabel car and load
HO scale freight cars

Consumers Energy Schnabel car and load. Cast-resin kits. Grab irons, ladders, and related detail parts not included. Car and load sold separately. Car kit, $120. Transformer load, $24.95. Concept Models, www.con-sys.com
American Model Builders HO scale The Pickle WorksG R Dill  Sons Salting Station
American Model Builders HO scale G. R. Dill & Sons salting station
HO scale structures

G. R. Dill & Sons salting station. Laser-cut wood kit. Peel-and-stick parts, scribed platform decking, and tab-and-slot construction. Footprint is 3.75" x 16". $129.95. LaserKit series. American Model Builders Inc., 314-646-8588, www.laserkit.com

HO scale details and accessories

Locomotive window set. Replacement flush-fitting window set for Proto 2000 series General Electric U28 and U30 diesel locomotives. Laser-cut acrylic with factory-applied masking tape. $6.95 each. LaserKit series. American Model Builders Inc., 314-646-8588, www.laserkit.com
American Model Builders Inc. HO scale naval gun barrel load
American Model Builders Inc. HO scale naval gun barrel load
Naval gun barrel load. Designed to be hauled on two Pennsylvania RR class F22 flat cars. Includes gun barrel, laser-cut wood blocking and hardware, simulated canvas wraps, and signs. Barrel measures 9.75" long. $24.95. LaserKit series. American Model Builders Inc., 314-646-8588, www.laserkit.com

Vehicle license plates. Oklahoma (1960 to present), North Dakota (1950 to present), and North Carolina (1960 to present). Each set includes enough plates for at least 20 vehicles. Printed on photo paper. $1.50 per set (shipping included). Howard’s Hobby, 203-732-5346, www.howardshobby.com

N scale locomotives
 
Pennsylvania RR class M1a and M1b 4-8-2 steam locomotives. Five road numbers; also available painted but unlettered. Five-pole skew-wound motor with dual flywheels, separately applied details, and magnetic knuckle couplers. Direct-current models, $249.99. With Paragon2 Digital Command Control and sound, $349.99. Ready-to-run. Paragon2 series. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com
Sidetrack Laser O scale Desperation Pass depot and outhouse kit
Sidetrack Laser O scale Desperation Pass depot and outhouse kit
O scale structures

Desperation Pass depot and outhouse kits. Depot: laser-cut wood components, cast-metal detail parts, and Grandt Line train-order signal. Footprint is 3-1/2" x 6-3/8". $49.95. Outhouse: laser-cut wood components, styrene hinges, and corrugated metal roofing. Footprint is 1-1/2" x 1-1/2". $12.95. Sidetrack Laser, 503-449-5361, www.sidetracklaser.com

American Z Lines Southern Ry. class C-30-5 bay-window caboose
American Z Lines Southern Ry. class C-30-5 bay-window caboose
Z scale freight cars

Southern Ry. bay-window caboose. Two car numbers. Metal wheelsets and AutoLatch couplers. $64. Ready-to-run. American Z Lines, 614-764-1703, www.ztrack.com
American Z Lines Soo Line PS2-cd covered hopper
American Z Lines Soo Line PS-2CD 4,750-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay covered hopper
Soo Line PS-2CD 4,750-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay covered hopper. Metal wheelsets and AutoLatch couplers. Single car, $32; four-pack, $125. Ready-to-run. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.ztrack.com

Electronics/controls
 
RL-LED light board. ½" x 18". Contains eight super bright light-emitting diodes. Sections can be broken off for installation for use in shorter cars. Available in warm and cool white. $54.95. Dallee Electronics Inc., 717-661-7041, www.dallee.com

Decals

Assorted decals. Chesapeake & Ohio open-top coal hopper, post-1957 scheme (HO and N scale). Conoco tank cars, 1912-1929 (HO scale, $4). Union Pacific indicator numbers for steam locomotives, 1939-1959 (HO and N scale). UP turbines and freight cab unit diesels, 1950-1970 (HO scale). Unless noted, HO scale sets $6.50, N scale sets $5.25 Microscale Industries, 714-593-1422, www.microscale.com
Pictures  Words Productions How to paint a steam locomotive twoDVD set
How to paint a steam locomotive, by Pictures & Words Productions
DVDs

How to paint a steam locomotive. Step-by-step instructions for painting a Bachmann
2-8-0, a brass Mount Washington Ry. Co. Mikado, and a brass Sugar Pine Lumber Co. Shay. 160 minutes. $22 plus $4 shipping. Companion disk on weathering steam locomotives (42 minutes), $5 plus $4 shipping (free shipping if ordered with How to paint a steam locomotive). Pictures & Words Productions, 541-485-8203, www.trainvideosandparts.com
Alast HO scale Quincy Oil Co 25500gallon tank car for SSMRC
Alas HO scale Quincy Oil Co. 25,500-gallon tank car
Club offerings

Quincy Oil Co. 25,500-gallon tank car. Custom-decorated ready-to-run HO scale Atlas Model Railroad Co. car sold by South Shore Model Railway Club. Twenty-five road numbers. $27.95 plus $5 shipping for one car; add $1 shipping for each additional car. Club Car, c/o Dave Clinton, 11 Hancock Rd., Hingham, MA 02043; www.ssmrc.org

Red Caboose HO scale St LouisSan Francisco Frisco 42foot flatcar for TWMRC
Red Caboose HO scale St. Louis-San Francisco (Frisco) 42-foot flatcar
St. Louis-San Francisco (Frisco) 42-foot flatcar. Custom-decorated ready-to-run HO scale Red Caboose car sold by The Texas Western Model Railroad Club. Four car numbers available. 1950s-era yellow paint with black lettering, metal wheelsets, and Kadee no. 5 magnetic knuckle couplers. Kit, $19.95; ready-to-run, $28.95. Laser-cut wood decks (sold separately), $4.50. The Texas Western Railroad Association, Attn: Car Sales, 6807 Anglin Dr., Fort Worth, Texas 76140; www.shop.twmrc.org

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