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New products for the week of October 31, 2013

New model railroad products from Athearn Trains, Wm. K. Walthers Inc., DeLuxe Innovations, and more!
HO scale locomotives

Electro-Motive Division F unit diesel locomotives. New paint scheme: Seaboard Coast Line. Five-pole skew-wound motor with flywheels, road-number-specific details, and McHenry scale knuckle couplers. A unit: direct-current model, $169.98; with SoundTraxx dual-mode sound decoder, $269.98. A-A or A-B sets: DC, $299.98; with SoundTraxx dual-mode sound decoder, $479.98. March 2014. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com
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Athearn Trains HO scale Electro-Motive Division SD40-2 diesel locomotives
Electro-Motive Division SD40-2 diesel locomotive. New paint schemes: Kansas City Southern (white with 81” nose) and Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern (81” nose). New road numbers: Burlington Northern; CSX (dark blue); Missouri Pacific; Oneida & Western; and Union Pacific (“Fast 40” scheme, 116” nose). All locomotives have 88” nose unless noted. Railroad-specific details and McHenry scale knuckle couplers. $134.98. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com

General Electric ES44AC diesel locomotive. BNSF Ry. (post-2005 scheme), Canadian Pacific, and Union Pacific (“Building America” scheme). Four road numbers each. Five-pole skew-wound motor with flywheels, wire grab irons, and McHenry scale knuckle couplers. Direct-current, $199.98; with SoundTraxx dual-mode sound decoder, $299.98. March 2014. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com

Electro-Motive Division GP9M diesel locomotive. New paint schemes: Canadian National, Rail Link, Southern Pacific (speed lettering), and Wisconsin & Southern. Can motor with flywheels, working headlights, and knuckle couplers. $59.98. Ready-to-run. WalthersTrainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

HO scale freight cars

40-foot stockcar with dreadnaught ends. New paint schemes: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Great Northern (Big Sky Blue or Vermillion Red); and Milwaukee Road. Metal wheelsets and Proto-Max knuckle couplers. $24.98. February 2014. Ready-to-run. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

50-foot mechanical refrigerator car. New road numbers: Canadian National; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy; New York Central; Northern Pacific; Pacific Fruit Express (six road numbers); and Santa Fe Refrigerator Dept. (six numbers). Three numbers each unless noted. Metal wheelsets, separately applied details, and McHenry knuckle couplers. $26.98. March 2014. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com

Norfolk & Western 3-bay open hopper. Atchison, Topkea & Santa Fe; Baltimore & Ohio; Chicago & North Western; Canadian Pacific; CSX; Denver & Rio Grande Western; Great Northern; Illinois Central; New York Central; Norfolk Southern (post-1982 company); Norfolk & Western (17” and 24” lettering, three sets per scheme); Pennsylvania RR; Union Pacific; and Wabash RR. Undecorated also available. Removable coal load, separately applied details, and operating Kadee-compatible knuckle couplers. Six-pack, $159.99. February 2014. Ready-to-run. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com
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Spring Creek Model Trains HO scale Pullman-Standard 4,750-cubic-foot-capacity hoppers
Pullman-Standard 4,750-cubic-foot-capacity hopper. West Central (Burlington Northern reporting marks). Available in solid pink (four car numbers), pink with single hatch cover painted green (one number), and pink with all hatch covers painted green (one number). Custom-decorated models with metal wheelsets and knuckle couplers. $32.95. Ready-to-run. Spring Creek Model Trains, 402-365-7628, www.springcreekmodeltrains.com

Thrall 89-foot bi-level enclosed auto rack. New road numbers: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Burlington Northern; CSX; Grand Trunk Western; Milwaukee Road; Soo Line; and TFM. Two car numbers each. Factory-installed grab irons, separately applied side ladders, and Proto-Max knuckle couplers. $47.98. January 2014. Ready-to-run. WalthersProto. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

40-foot tank car. New paint schemes: Burlington Northern (fuel tender scheme), British Columbia Ry., Cook Paint & Varnish Co., and Union Pacific (Fuel Management stencil). Metal wheelsets, and knuckle couplers. $16.98. Ready-to-run. WalthersTrainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

Evans 56-foot 4,780-cubic-foot-capacity 3-bay covered hopper. New paint schemes: Archer Daniels Midland (yellow), Burlington Northern (simplified scheme), Missouri-Kansas-Texas (green with billboard lettering), and Farmers Cooperative Association, York, Neb. (blue). Etched-metal running boards, factory-installed grab irons, and Proto-Max knuckle couplers. $39.98. January 2014. Ready-to-run. WalthersProto. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

Gunderson 60-foot express boxcar. Amtrak (silver or phase 4b with or without stripes) and International Bridge & Terminal. Separately applied details, metal wheelsets, and Proto-Max knuckle couplers. $34.98. April 2014. Ready-to-run. WalthersProto. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

Union Tank Car 54-foot 23,000-gallon-capacity Funnel-Flow tank car. New road numbers: Archer Daniels Midland, Corn Products, Procor, Sunoco, Terra, and Union Tank Car. Two car numbers each. Etched-metal walkways and end platforms, metal wheels, and Proto-Max knuckle couplers. $39.98. February 2014. Ready-to-run. WalthersProto. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
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Con-Cor International HO scale Assorted 72-foot passenger cars
HO scale passenger cars

Assorted 72-foot passenger cars. New paint scheme: Amtrak (phase 4b). Baggage car, Railway Post Office, coach, Vista-Dome, dining car, sleeping car, and round-end observation car. Industry-compatible knuckle couplers. $29.98 each. Ready-to-run. Con-Cor International, 520-721-8939, www.con-cor.com

HO scale structures

Merchant’s Row IV. Injection-molded plastic kit. Three storefronts. Two cornices; separate back porch, stairways, and downspouts; and printed interior detail sheet. $39.98. January 2014. Cornerstone Series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
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Kato USA N scale Electro-Motive Division SD70ACe diesel locomotives
N scale locomotives

Electro-Motive Division SD70ACe diesel locomotive. Norfolk Southern heritage schemes: Jersey Central, Penn Central, Savannah & Atlanta, Wabash, and Reading Co. Five-pole motor with dual-brass flywheels, bolsterless non-radial HTSC truck, five-chime air horn, directional headlights, and working ditch lights. $135. Ready-to-run. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9500, www.katousa.com
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Athearn Trains N scale 30,000-gallon ethanol tank cars
N scale freight cars

30,000-gallon ethanol tank car. New road names: Archer Daniels Midland, Global Ethanol (TILX reporting marks), Minnesota Corn Processors (DMIX), Procor, Soy Power Biodiesel (GATX), and Zahori (GATX). 10 car numbers each. Separate brake rigging detail and wire-form anti-personnel rods, metal wheelets, and knuckle couplers. $24.98 each, three-pack, $74.98. Ready-to-run. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com
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Athearn Trains N scale 53-foot bulkhead flatcar
53-foot bulkhead flatcar. New road numbers: Burlington Northern; Norfolk Southern, Soo Line, TTX, and Union Pacific. Three car numbers each. Separately applied deck with bolt and board details, die-cast metal body, and detailed bulkheads. $19.98. Ready-to-run. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com
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DeLuxe Innovations N scale Great Northern deep-rib woodchip car
Deep-rib wood-chip hopper. Great Northern (Big Sky Blue). Six road numbers. Injection-molded plastic body with side-mount brake wheel and plastic wheelsets. Single car, $19.95; two-pack, $39.90; three-pack, $59.85. Ready-to-run. DeLuxe Innovations, 201-857-5880, www.deluxeinnovations.com
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DeLuxe Innovations N scale assorted containers
N scale details and accessories

40-foot corrugated intermodal container. “K” Line (five-pack, $39.95) and Atlantic Container Lines (two-pack, $18.95). Second quarter 2014. Ready-to-run. DeLuxe Innovations, 201-857-5880, www.deluxeinnovations.com

Electronics/controls

WOW101 steam locomotive sound decoder. Features same sound quality and functions as original version in smaller size. Features 9-pin JST connector on front and 7-pin JST harness on rear. Available with or without Keep Alive. Measures .22” x .66” x 1.35”. Without Keep Alive, $124.95; with $139.95. Train Control Systems, 215-453-9145, www.tcsdcc.com

Catalogs

2014 HO and N&Z Reference Book. Each book catalogs thousands of model railroading products from hundreds of manufacturers. Books also include modeling tips, Magic of Model Railroading photo contest, and 16-month wall calendar. $15.98 each. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
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High sides for Seaboard Air Line gondolas. Cast-resin HO scale parts produced by Wright Trak Models for the Atlantic Coast Line and Seaboard Air Line Historical Society.
Club offerings

High sides for Seaboard Air Line gondolas. Cast-resin HO scale parts produced by Wright Trak Models for the Atlantic Coast Line and Seaboard Air Line Historical Society. Designed for Accurail 3700-series 41-foot Association of American Railroads gondola. Includes decals, corner reinforcements, instructions, car data, and prototype photos. $19 plus $5 shipping. An undecorated Accurail car wth sides is available for $32 plus $5 shipping. Atlantic Coast Line and Seaboard Air Line Historical Society, www.aclsal.org

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