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New products for February 9, 2012

Including model railroad products from Bowser, Roundhouse, Fox Valley Models, and more!

HO scale locomotives

Alco C-630 diesel locomotive. New paint schemes and road numbers: Conrail (HiAd trucks, one road number; Tri-Mount trucks, two numbers), Chesapeake & Ohio (HiAd trucks), Pennsylvania RR (Tri-Mount trucks), and Union Pacific (Tri-Mount trucks). Two road numbers each except as noted above. Can motor with flywheels, brass m.u. cables, and magnetic knuckle couplers. Direct-current model, $199.95; with SoundTraxx Digital Command Control sound decoder, $299.95. Late 2012. Ready-to-run. Bowser, 570-368-2379, www.bowser-trains.com

Pennsylvania RR class M1a and M1b 4-8-2 steam locomotives. Five-pole skew-wound motor with dual flywheels, grade- and load-sensing variable chuff intensity, and magnetic knuckle couplers. Four road numbers per class type; also available painted but unlettered (post-1946 version). Paragon2 Digital Command Control and sound, $399.99. Ready-to-run. Paragon2 series. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com

Electro-Motive Division FT diesel locomotives. New road numbers and paint scheme: Chicago, Burlington & Quincy; Rock Island; Seaboard Air Line (new paint scheme); Southern Ry.; and Western Pacific. Four road numbers each. Etched-metal fan, roof, and radiator screens and Kadee magnetic knuckle couplers. Direct-current model, $199.95; with SoundTraxx Digital Command Control sound decoder, $349.95.Ready-to-run. InterMountain Railway Co., 303-772-1901, intermountain-railway.com
Athearn Trains HO scale FMC 50-foot double-door boxcar
Athearn Trains HO scale FMC 50-foot double-door boxcars
HO scale freight cars

FMC 50-foot double-door boxcar. New paint schemes: Galveston Wharves and Lamoille Valley RR. Screw-mounted trucks, metal wheelsets and McHenry scale magnetic knuckle couplers. $21.98. Ready-to-run. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com

Santa Fe Refrigerator Dept. 40-foot reefers. Class RR-23, RR-27, and RR-32 with different slogans. Six car numbers each. Metal wheelsets and Kadee magnetic knuckle couplers. $31.95. Ready-to-run. InterMountain Railway Co., 303-772-1901, intermountain-railway.com

HO scale passenger cars
 
Arched-roof baggage, combine, and observation cars. New paint schemes: Chicago & North Western, Great Northern, Southern Pacific, and Union Pacific. Separately applied wire grab irons, prototype-specific trucks, and McHenry scale magnetic knuckle spring couplers. $44.98 each. September 2012. Ready-to-run. Roundhouse, 310-763-7140, www.roundhousetrains.com
Scale Creations HO scale Head House
Scale Creations HO scale Head House
HO scale structures

The Head House. Laser-cut basswood kit. Based on the Pennsylvania RR station in West Chester, Pa. Laser-cut shingles for front door canopy and window awnings. Footprint is 7” x 13”. Introductory price, $125 (until March 31, 2012). Scale Creations, 610-363-5403, www.scalecreations.com

N scale freight cars
 
Milwaukee Road 50-foot ribbed-side boxcars. “Route of the Hiawathas” slogan, Billboard lettering with herald, or brown with yellow band. Etched-metal running boards, metal wheelsets, and Micro-Trains magnetic knuckle couplers. $19.95. Late second quarter, 2012. Ready-to-run. Fox Valley Models, 847-768-2344, www.foxvalleymodels.com

60-foot flatcar with wood deck. New road numbers: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (Super Shock Control lettering); Burlington Northern; Burlington Northern Santa Fe; Great Northern; Trailer Train (yellow or boxcar red paint schemes); TTX; and Union Pacific. Six numbers each. Separately applied details, Micro-Trains trucks, and magnetic knuckle couplers. $21.95. August/September 2012. Ready-to-Run. InterMountain Railway Co., 303-772-1901, intermountain-railway.com

O scale freight cars
 
Pullman-Standard 50-foot PS-1 boxcar. New paint schemes: Baltimore & Ohio; Central RR of New Jersey; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy; Erie Lackawanna; Nickel Plate Road; Penn Central; and Spokane, Portland & Seattle. Two car numbers each. Etched-metal running board, separately applied details, and Kadee-compatible scale magnetic knuckle couplers. $75.95. Third quarter, 2012. Ready-to-run. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com
GreenLight LLC 1-43 proportion Jeep Wrangler Rubicon
GreenLight LLC 1:43-proportion Jeep Wrangler Rubicon
O scale details and accessories

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon. 1:43-proportion. Hard- or soft-top version with positionable hood, detailed engine, custom license plates, and rolling vinyl tires. Price to be announced. Ready-to-run. GreenLight LLC, 317-287-0600, www.greenlightcollectibles.com
American Z Lines Burlington Northern bay-window caboose
American Z Lines Burlington Northern bay-window caboose
Z scale freight cars

Burlington Northern bay-window caboose. Metal wheelsets, AutoLatch knuckle couplers, and clear window glazing. Two road numbers. $64 each. Ready-to-run. American Z Lines, 614-764-1703, www.ztrack.com
American Z Lines Kansas City Southern American Car  Foundry threebay covered hopper
American Z Lines Kansas City Southern American Car & Foundry three-bay covered hopper
Kansas City Southern American Car & Foundry three-bay covered hopper. Metal wheelsets and AutoLatch knuckle couplers. Single car, $36; four-car runner pack, $119. Ready-to-run. American Z Lines, 614-764-1703, www.ztrack.com
American Z Lines Burlington Northern Santa Fe bi-level auto rack
American Z Lines Burlington Northern Santa Fe bi-level auto rack
Burlington Northern Santa Fe bi-level auto rack. Metal wheelsets and AutoLatch knuckle couplers. Two single cars and two four-car runner packs available. Single car, $38. Four-car runner pack, $131. Ready-to-run. American Z Lines 614-764-1703, www.ztrack.com

Tools

Assorted pocket scale rules. White plastic, 2” x 7”. More than 150 rules available (imperial or metric). $4 each. Rulers-of-the-World, rulers-of-the-world.com
CR Brands Inc. Mean Green industrial strength cleaner and degreaser
CR Brands Inc. Mean Green industrial strength cleaner and degreaser
Cleaners

Mean Green industrial strength cleaner and degreaser. For stripping acrylic paint from models. Features a blend of biodegradable detergents. Doesn’t emit harmful fumes. Available in various sizes, from a 32-ounce spray bottle to 55-gallon drum. Prices to be announced. CR Brands Inc., 513-860-5039, www.meangreendegreaser.com

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