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New products for May 24, 2012

Including model railroad products from Bowser, Funaro & Camerlengo, Walthers, and more!

HO scale locomotives
 

General Electric U25B diesel locomotive. New road name: Southern Pacific (road no. 3100). Upgraded handrails, separately applied details, and RP-25 contour metal wheelsets. Bowser will donate $15 from each sale to Orange Empire Ry. Museum. Direct current, $199.95. With SoundTraxx Digital Command Control sound decoder, $299.95. Late 2012. Ready-to-run. Executive Line. Bowser, 570-368-2379, www.bowser-trains.com

Electro-Motive Division SD90/43MAC diesel locomotive. New road name: Indiana Rail Road. New road numbers: Canadian Pacific and Union Pacific. Five-pole motor with dual brass flywheels, eight-pin plug for Digital Command Control decoder, and 42” blackened metal wheels. $195. Ready-to-run. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9500, www.katousa.com
Walthers HO scale Electro-Motive Division F7A diesel locomotive
Walthers HO scale Electro-Motive Division F7A diesel locomotive
Electro-Motive Division F7A diesel locomotive. New paint scheme: Dinner Belle. Five-pole skew-wound motor, factory-installed wire grab irons, and Proto-Max knuckle couplers. Direct current, $169.98. With SoundTraxx Digital Command Control sound decoder, $259.98. Ready-to-run. WalthersProto. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
ExactRail HO scale Berwick Forge  Fabricating 7327cubicfootcapacity boxcar
ExactRail HO scale Berwick Forge & Fabricating 7,327-cubic-foot-capacity boxcar
HO scale freight cars

Berwick Forge & Fabricating 7,327-cubic-foot-capacity boxcar. Rock Island, Chessie System (Baltimore & Ohio or Chesapeake & Ohio reporting marks), CSX (Family Lines System patch-out, three road numbers), Missouri Pacific (five road numbers), and Norfolk & Western. Undecorated kit also available. Six road numbers each except as noted. Injection-molded plastic body, Kadee no. 58 knuckle couplers, and 36” metal wheelsets. $30.95. Ready-to-run. Platinum series. ExactRail LLC, 866-945-1701, www.exactrail.com
Funaro  Camerlengo HO scale American Car  Foundry Type 7 8000galloncapacity tank car
Funaro & Camerlengo HO scale American Car & Foundry Type 7 8,000-gallon-capacity tank car
American Car & Foundry Type 7 8,000-gallon-capacity tank car. Texaco and Magnolia. Resin kit with high running boards, K brakes, and decals. $44.99. Funaro & Camerlengo, 570-224-4989, www.fandckits.com
Funaro  Camerlengo HO scale Reading Co 36foot class XMp doublesheathed boxcar
Funaro & Camerlengo HO scale Reading Co. 36-foot class XMp double-sheathed boxcar
Reading Co. 36-foot class XMp double-sheathed boxcar. With steel or wood door. Resin kit with one-piece body, Hutchins roof, steel frame, and decals. $44.99. Funaro & Camerlengo, 570-224-4989, www.fandckits.com

Gunderson Maxi-Stack IV three-unit articulated well car. New paint scheme: Arkansas-Oklahoma RR. New road numbers: BNSF Ry. (one number), Pacer StackTrain, and TTX (one number). Two road number per scheme except as noted. Metal frame, 33” and 38” metal wheelsets, and Kato knuckle couplers. $100-$105. Ready-to-run. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9500, www.katousa.com

70-ton quad hopper. Baltimore & Ohio, Great Northern, New York Central, Nickel Plate Road, Norfolk & Western, Pittsburgh & West Virginia, Pittsburgh & Lake Erie, and Southern Pacific. Injection-molded plastic body, metal wheelsets on metal axles, and separate brake wheel. $21.95. Ready-to-run. MTH Electric Trains, 410-381-2580, www.mthhotrains.com

Walthers HO scale Dinner Belle streamlined passenger cars
Walthers HO scale Dinner Belle streamlined passenger cars
HO scale passenger cars

Dinner Belle
streamlined passenger cars. American Car & Foundry 48-seat diner (ex-Union Pacific), ACF dome-coach (ex-UP), and Pullman-Standard 68-seat diner (ex-New York Central). Factory-installed wire grab irons, Proto-Max knuckle couplers, and RP-25 contour metal wheelsets. $74.98 (dome-coach, $84.98). Ready-to-run. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Walthers HO scale Budd 85-foot Hi-Level 68-foot step-down coach
Walthers HO scale Budd 85-foot Hi-Level 68-foot step-down coach
Budd 85-foot Hi-Level 68-foot step-down coach. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe. Factory-installed wire grab irons, tinted window glazing, and plated finish. $79.98. Ready-to-run. El Capitan series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Walthers HO scale Budd 85-foot Hi-Level 72-seat coach
Walthers HO scale Budd 85-foot Hi-Level 72-seat coach
Budd 85-foot Hi-Level 72-seat coach. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe. Factory-installed wire grab irons, tinted window glazing, and plated finish. $79.98. Ready-to-run. El Capitan series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Walthers HO scale Budd 85-foot Hi-Level step-down coach
Walthers HO scale Budd 85-foot Hi-Level step-down coach
Budd 85-foot Hi-Level step-down coach. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe. Factory-installed wire grab irons, tinted window glazing, and plated finish. Includes El Capitan tail sign. $79.98. Ready-to-run. El Capitan series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Walthers HO scale Budd 85-foot Hi-Level diner
Walthers HO scale Budd 85-foot Hi-Level diner
Budd 85-foot Hi-Level diner. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe. Factory-installed wire grab irons, tinted window glazing, and plated finish. $79.98. Ready-to-run. El Capitan series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Walthers HO scale Budd 85-foot Hi-Level Sky Lounge
Walthers HO scale Budd 85-foot Hi-Level Sky Lounge
Budd 85-foot Hi-Level “Sky Lounge.” Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe. Factory-installed wire grab irons, tinted window glazing, and plated finish. $79.98. Ready-to-run. El Capitan series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Walthers HO scale Pullman-Standard 85-foot baggage-dormitory transition car
Pullman-Standard 85-foot baggage-dormitory transition car. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe. Factory-installed wire grab irons, rooftop antenna, and plated finish. $79.98. Ready-to-run. El Capitan series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Bachmann HO scale low-relief buildings
Bachmann HO scale low-relief buildings
HO scale structures

Low-relief buildings. Industrial Supply Warehouse ($70, metal roll-up doors applied separately), United Trust Bank ($60), Windsor Hotel ($70), four-story parking garage ($115, includes photo backdrop of garage interior), Regal Cinema ($85), and hobby store ($65, includes photo interior). Cast-resin structures. Buildings range in depth from 1-1/8” to 3-7/8”. SceneScapes. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
Sidetrack Laser HO scale city fire station
Sidetrack Laser HO scale city fire station
City fire station. Laser-cut wood kit with Grandt Line windows, Life-Like generator, and rooftop details. Based on prototype in Hillsboro, Ore. $64.95. Sidetrack Laser, 503-449-5361, www.sidetracklaser.com

O scale details and accessories

Assorted construction equipment. 1:50 proportion. Volvo EC460CL excavator ($135) and Dynapac SD2500 CS paver ($118). Die-cast metal models. Produced by NZG, distributed by b2bReplicas.com, 417-206-9700, www.b2breplicas.com

Western Star Zodiac 4700-series trucks. 1:53 proportion. Material handler with load (white, $74.95) and dump truck with tarp (Viper Red or Light Blue, $69.95). Die-cast metal construction. Produced by Tonkin Replicas, distributed by b2bReplicas.com, 417-206-9700, www.b2breplicas.com
Micro-Mark tube cutting plier
Micro-Mark tube cutting plier
Tools

Tube cutting plier. V-grooved jaws hold tube, rod, and strip 3/32” to 3/8”. Narrow slot through center of the jaws guides the saw blade. Cushioned handles and spring-loaded box joint. Saw not included. $26.95. Micro-Mark, 800-225-1066, www.micromark.com
Micro-Mark mini connector kit
Micro-Mark mini connector kit
Electronics/controls

Mini connector kit. For disconnecting motors, lights, and other circuitry inside models. Two-wire miniature connector bodies measure 3/16” x 1/4” x 3/8” when joined. Kit includes 7” wire leads and heat-shrink tubing. Four amp capacity. Ten-pack, $13.60. Micro-Mark, 800-225-1066, www.micromark.com
Micro-Mark Same Stuff professional plastic welder
Micro-Mark Same Stuff professional plastic welder
Adhesives

Same Stuff professional plastic welder. Solvent-type cement for bonding styrene, acrylic, butyrate, and ABS plastic. Two fluid ounces. $5.25. Micro-Mark, 800-225-1066, www.micromark.com
Micro-Mark scenery and ballast cement
Micro-Mark scenery and ballast cement
Scenery and ballast cement. Water-based (latex) adhesive for applying scenery, ballast, and static grass. Dries clear but remains flexible. Sixteen fluid ounces, $7.95 (two or more, $6.95 each). Micro-Mark, 800-225-1066, www.micromark.com

Books

Chicago Postwar Passenger and Commuter Trains. By John Kelly. Features photographs of locomotives, passenger and commuter equipment, and stations in and around Chicago. Prefect-bound softcover book with 68 black-and-white and 75 color photos. $34.95. Iconografix, Inc., 715-381-9755, www.enthusiastbooks.com
Boston Sand  Gravel threebay hopper Accurail HO scale kit custom decorated for South Shore Model Railway Club
Boston Sand & Gravel three-bay hopper. Accurail HO scale kit custom decorated for South Shore Model Railway Club.
Club offerings

Boston Sand & Gravel three-bay hopper. Accurail HO scale kit custom decorated for South Shore Model Railway Club. Injection-molded plastic model with plastic wheelsets, Accumate couplers, and gravel load. Twenty-five car numbers. $19.95 each plus $5 shipping (add $1 for each additional car). Club Car, c/o Dave Clinton, 11 Hancock Rd., Hingham, MA 02043; www.ssmrc.org

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5 compact track plans

5 compact track plans

Pack lots of fun into a small space.

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