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Trainfest 2013 show report

Trainfest is being held November 8-10, 2013, at the Wisconsin Exposition Center at State Fair Park in West Allis, Wis., a suburb of Milwaukee. The three-day show features vendors and manufacturers, model railroad layouts, railroad historical societies, and clinics.
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Athearn Trains HO scale Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotives
HO scale locomotives

Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive. Electro-Motive Diesel demonstrator (yellow in one number or blue), Norfolk Southern, and Union Pacific. Four road numbers per scheme unless noted. Modernized version with road-number-specific details, wire grab irons, and McHenry scale knuckle couplers. Direct-current model, $199.98; with SoundTraxx dual-mode sound decoder, $299.98. Release date to be announced. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com

Electro-Motive Diesel SD70M-2 diesel locomotive. New paint scheme: Canadian National. Four road numbers. Marker lights, upper headlight blanking plate, nose headlight, and rock plow. Direct-current model, $199.98; with SoundTraxx dual-mode sound decoder, $299.98. Release date to be announced. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com
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Athearn Trains HO scale Electro-Motive Division GP39X and GP49 diesel locomotives
Electro-Motive Division GP39X and GP49 diesel locomotives. GP39X decorated for Southern Ry. GP49 lettered for Norfolk Southern. Six road numbers per model. GP39X features late turbo exhaust silencers with exhaust port to front. GP49 has late squared exhaust silencer. Both feature railroad-specific details. Direct-current model, $169.98; with SoundTraxx dual-mode sound decoder, $269.98. Release date to be announced. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com

Southern Pacific class Mt-4 4-8-2 steam locomotive with Skyline casing. Southern Pacific. Three road numbers. See-through running boards, spoked or Boxpok main drivers, corrugated or snowplow pilot, detailed backhead, and separately applied details. Direct-current model, $299.98; with SoundTraxx dual-mode sound decoder, $399.98. Class 120-C-6 tender (Southern Pacific, Southern Pacific Lines, or painted black but unlettered) available separately, $89.98. Release date to be announced. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com

Alco C-420 diesel locomotive. New paint schemes. Low nose: Delaware & Hudson, Delaware Lackawanna (one number), and Lehigh Valley. High nose: D&H (three numbers), Long Island (four numbers), National Ry. of Mexico, and Roberval & Saguenay (three numbers). Limited edition (one number each): Buffalo Southern and Vermont Northern. Two road numbers each unless noted. Undecorated models also available. Based on Phase I prototype with redesigned AAR type B truck sideframes, separately applied detail parts, and five-pole skew-wound motor with dual flywheels. Direct-current model with 8-pin plug for Digital Command Control decoder, $169.95 (undecorated, $159.95); with dual-mode QSI Titan sound decoder, $259.95 (undecorated, $249.95). Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Atlas Model Railroad Co. Alco RS-3 diesel locomotive
Alco RS-3, RSD-4, and RSD-5 diesel locomotives. New paint schemes. RS-3: Gulf, Mobile & Ohio; Lamoille Valley; Long Island Rail Road; Penn Central; and Spokane, Portland & Seattle. RSD-4 and RSD-5: National Ry. of Mexico and Southern Pacific (gray and red). New road numbers. RS-3: Canadian National. RSD-4 and RSD-5: Southern Pacific (black and orange). Two road numbers each. Five-pole skew-wound motor with dual flywheels, metal grab irons, and improved tooling. Direct-current model, $129.95; with ESU LokSound Digital Command Control sound decoder, $239.95. Ready-to-run. Classic series. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Alco S-2 diesel locomotive
Alco S-2 diesel locomotive. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (blue and yellow); Boston & Maine (black, red, and white in two numbers); Canadian Pacific (script lettering); Erie Lackawanna (gray, maroon, and yellow); Great Northern (Empire Builder scheme in two numbers); Pennsylvania RR; and Susquehanna (silver and maroon in two numbers). Also available undecorated with horizontal or vertical shutters. Upgraded tooling, five-pole skew-wound motor with dual flywheels, and directional light-emitting diode headlights. Direct-current model, $149.95; with ESU LokSound Digital Command Control sound decoder, $259.95. Ready-to-run. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Bachmann HO scale Electro-Motive Division SD70ACe diesel locomotive
Electro-Motive Division SD70ACe diesel locomotive. Norfolk Southern heritage schemes: Erie, Jersey Central Lines, New York Central, Virginian, and Wabash. SoundTraxx Sound Value diesel sound package with prototypical prime mover, 3 air horns, and bell. $275. Sound Value line. Ready-to-run. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
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Bachmann HO scale General Electric ES44AC diesel locomotive
General Electric ES44AC diesel locomotive. Norfolk Southern heritage schemes: Central of Georgia, Lehigh Valley, Nickel Plate Road, Pennsylvania RR, and Southern Ry. SoundTraxx Sound Value diesel sound package with prototypical prime mover, 3 air horns, and bell. $275. Sound Value line. Ready-to-run. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
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Bachmann HO scale GG-1 electric locomotive
GG-1 electric locomotive. Pennsylvania RR (Brunswick Green with single stripe or five stripes, Tuscan Red with five stripes, or silver with red stripe Congressional scheme) and Penn Central. Die-cast metal frame, 12-wheel drive, operating pantographs, and E-Z Mate Mark II knuckle couplers. Direct-current model with eight-pin socket for Digital Command Control decoder, $199; with Sound Value SoundTraxx sound package (electric motor, blower, horn, and bell), $279. Ready-to-run. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
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Kato USA Inc. HO scale General Electric P42 diesel locomotive
General Electric P42 diesel locomotive. Amtrak 40th anniversary schemes (phase 1 or 2). Dual truck motors, directional headlights and taillights (front and rear), and Kato knuckle couplers. Direct-current, $198; ESU LokSound Digital Command Control sound decoder, $318; or SoundTraxx DCC sound decoder, $328. Ready-to-run. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9500, www.katousa.com
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MTH Electric Trains HO scale Chesapeake & Ohio 2-6-6-6 Allegheny steam locomotive
Chesapeake & Ohio 2-6-6-6 Allegheny steam locomotive. Die-cast metal boiler and tender house, five-pole flywheel-equipped motor, synchronized puffing smoke, sprung drivers, two Kadee knuckle couplers, remote-controlled Proto-Coupler, and interchangeable RP-25 contour drivers with traction tires. Proto-Sound 3.0 and Proto-Sound 3E+ versions will be offered. Price to be announced. Second quarter 2014. MTH Electric Trains, 410-381-2580, www.mthhotrains.com
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MTH Electric Trains HO scale Electro-Motive Division GP38-2 diesel locomotive. Pre-production sample shown.
Electro-Motive Division GP38-2 diesel locomotive. Pre-production sample shown. Five-pole skew-wound motor with flywheel, prototype-specific fuel tank size, light-emitting diode headlights, and Kadee knuckle couplers. Road names and pricing to be announced. Direct-current models and models with Proto-Sound 3.0 will be offered. Third quarter 2014. Ready-2-Rail line. MTH Electric Trains, 410-381-2580, www.mthhotrains.com
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Accurail HO scale 40-foot steel boxcar
HO scale freight cars

40-foot steel boxcars. Chicago & North Western (with Minneapolis & St. Louis) Association of American Railroads, Lake Superior & Ishpeming PS-1, and Soo Line PS-1. Injection-molded plastic kits with plastic wheelsets and Accumate knuckle couplers. 1-2 cars, $16 each; 3-6 cars, $15 each; 7 or more $14 each. Available on first-come, first-served basis at show. Any remaining stock will be available the week after Trainfest at manufacturer’s website. Accurail, 630-365-6400, www.accurail.com
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Accurail HO scale private owner 50-foot double-plug-door boxcars with Wisconsin & Southern reporting marks
Private owner 50-foot double-plug-door boxcars with Wisconsin & Southern reporting marks. Evans Products Co., Arthur A. Pozzi Co., and Willamette Industries. Injection-molded plastic kits with plastic wheelsets and Accumate knuckle couplers. 1-2 cars, $16 each; 3-6 cars, $15 each; 7 or more $14 each. Available on first-come, first-served basis at show. Any remaining stock will be available the week after Trainfest at manufacturer’s website. Accurail, 630-365-6400, www.accurail.com

Pullman-Standard 4,750-cubic-foot-capacity covered hopper. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Burlington Northern; BNSF Ry.; Chicago & North Western; CP Rail; CSX; Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern; Denver & Rio Grande Western; Farmers Co-op; Illinois Central; Lehigh Valley; Milwaukee Road; Montana Rail Link; Northern Pacific; Rock Island; Soo Line; Southern Ry.; Union Pacific; and Wisconsin & Southern. Also available painted white, light gray, or mineral red with data only and undecorated. Injection-molded plastic model. Price and additional features to be announced. Accurail, 630-365-6400, www.accurail.com
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Accurail HO scale Wisconsin-themed 40-foot double-sheathed billboard refrigerator cars
Wisconsin-themed 40-foot double-sheathed billboard refrigerator cars. Northern Refrigerator Car Co. (Green Bay Route and Larsen’s Veg-All) and Union Refrigerator Transit Co. (Canned Peas from Wisconsin). Injection-molded plastic kits with plastic wheelsets and Accumate knuckle couplers. 1-2 cars, $16 each; 3-6 cars, $15 each; 7 or more $14 each. Available on first-come, first-served basis at show. Any remaining stock will be available the week after Trainfest at manufacturer’s website. Accurail, 630-365-6400, www.accurail.com
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Bachmann HO scale 50’-6” drop-end gondola with load. Pre-production sample shown.
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Con-Cor International HO scale 2013 Christmas 50-foot double-plug-door boxcar
2013 Christmas 50-foot double-plug-door boxcar. Vixen (fourth car in reindeer series). $23.98. Ready-to-run. Con-Cor International, 888-255-7826, www.con-cor.com
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ExactRail LLC HO scale Thrall 54-foot Norfolk Southern “Protector” coil car
Thrall 54-foot Norfolk Southern “Protector” coil car. Norfolk Southern in 12 road numbers. Wire uncoupling levers, grab irons, and air lines; photo-etched running boards; and Kadee no. 156 knuckle couplers. Price to be announced. December 2014. Platinum Series. Ready-to-run. ExactRail LLC, 866-945-1701, www.exactrail.com
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Moon Dog Railcars LLC HO scale 60-foot flatcar with finger rack and rebar load
60-foot flatcar with finger rack and rebar load. Atlas Trainman model with simulated plate steel deck, laser-cut finger rack, and 1” scale rebar. $89. Ready-to-run. Moon Dog Railcars LLC, www.moondograilcars.com


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Moon Dog Railcars LLC HO scale 89-foot flatcar with flexible pipe steel reel
89-foot flatcar with flexible pipe steel reel. Walthers model with six laser-cut reels and new deck. $109. Ready-to-run. Moon Dog Railcars LLC, www.moondograilcars.com
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Moon Dog Railcars LLC HO scale 89-foot flatcar with pickup truck frame carriers and toolbox
89-foot flatcar with pickup truck frame carriers and toolbox. Walthers model with 3-D printed parts. $79. Ready-to-run. Moon Dog Railcars LLC, www.moondograilcars.com

Union Pacific 60-foot flatcar with crosstie load. Tangent Scale Models car with laser-cut rack and ties. Car offered with new or used ties. $89. Ready-to-run. Moon Dog Railcars LLC, www.moondograilcars.com
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MTH Electric Trains HO scale 70-ton center-discharge ore car. Pre-production model shown.
70-ton center-discharge ore car. Pre-production model shown. Offered with and without side extensions. Trucks with springs, metal grab irons and ladders, and Kadee knuckle couplers. Road names and pricing to be announced. Third quarter 2014. Ready-to-run. MTH Electric Trains, 410-381-2580, www.mthhotrains.com

North American Car Corp. Pressure Differential 3,000-cubic-foot-capacity covered hopper. Injection-molded plastic model with prototype-specific details, wire grab irons, metal wheelsets, etched-metal running boards, and Kadee knuckle couplers. Twenty-two paint schemes (1 to 9 road numbers per scheme). $54.95. December 2013/January 2014. Ready-to-run. Spring Mills Depot, 443-744-0938, www.smd.cc
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Bachmann HO scale 72-foot heavyweight coach
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Roco and Fleischmann HO scale Beilhack Swiss Xrotm snow thrower. Prototype photo shown.
HO scale maintenance of way

Beilhack Swiss Xrotm snow thrower. Prototype photo shown. Digitally controlled sound-equipped model with five motors, operating rotor subassembly, light-emitting diode headlights, and positionable parts. All functions may be controlled with the Roco/Fleischmann Z21 digital controller. AC and DC versions available. $583 each. Roco and Fleischmann, 610-308-7965, www.roco.cc and www.fleischmann.de
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Osborn Model Kits HO scale gazebo
HO scale structures

Gazebo. Laser-cut wood kit. $9.99. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com
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Osborn Model Kits HO scale phone booth
Phone booth. Laser-cut wood kits. Four-pack, $8.50. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com
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Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale Merchant’s Row IV
Merchant’s Row IV. Injection-molded plastic kit of three storefronts. Incudes 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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Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale Single-track pony truss bridge
Single-track pony truss bridge. Laser-cut architectural-grade board kit with raised rivet detail, gussets and cross braces, and glue. Based on Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe prototype. Footprint is 2-1/8” x 3” x 15”. $59.98. Cornerstone Series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
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Woodland Scenics HO scale Ethyl’s Gas & Service
Ethyl’s Gas & Service. Open-beam overhang, gravity-style gas pumps with globes, decals, signs, and assorted details. $99.99. Built & Ready Landmark Structures. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
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Woodland Scenics HO scale windmill kit
Windmill kits. Broken version features busted blades, weathered wood tower, two oval stock tanks, hand pump, and trough. Working version has wood tower with ladder, round stock tank, and a hay rack. Two-pack, $29.99. Landmark Structures. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com

HO scale details and accessories


Assorted lights. Clock light, ball light, park light, street light, highway light (two versions), and curved light. Brass construction with light-emitting diode, quick-fit base, and resistors. $28.95-$29.95. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Con-Cor International HO scale 53-foot intermodal containers
53-foot intermodal containers. Axsun, Bison Transport, Canadian National (gray “We Deliver” scheme) Canadian Tire, CSX Intermodal (dark blue scheme), and J.B. Hunt Intermodal. Four container numbers per scheme (two differently numbered two-packs). Undecorated two-pack also available. $27.98 (undecorated, $24.98). Con-Cor International, 888-255-7826, www.con-cor.com

Crosstie load. Laser-cut wood ties for ExactRail center-beam bulkhead flatcar. Ties available with simulated creosote treatment or untreated. $30. Moon Dog Railcars LLC, www.moondograilcars.com
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Osborn Model Kits HO scale baggage cart
Baggage cart. Laser-cut wood kit. Two-pack, $9.99. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com
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Osborn Model Kits HO scale general purpose switch stands
General purpose switch stands. Non-operating laser-cut wood kit. $9.99. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com
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Wheels of Time HO scale PC-90 Piggy-Packer
PC-90 Piggy-Packer. Second run: Burlington Northern, Central RR Co. of New Jersey, Chicago & North Western, CP Rail (Action Red), CSX, FWD Wagner, Norfolk & Western, Pennsylvania Truck Lines, Raygo Wagner demonstrator (red), St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt), and Western Pacific. $78.99. June 2014. Wheels of Time, 866-737-9654 (fax), www.wheelsotime.com

N scale locomotives


Alco S-2 diesel locomotive. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (blue and yellow); Boston & Maine (black, red, and white in two numbers); Canadian Pacific; Erie Lackawanna (gray, maroon, and yellow); Great Northern (Empire Builder scheme in two numbers); Pennsylvania RR; and Southern Ry. (green, yellow, and black in two numbers). Also available undecorated with horizontal or vertical shutters. Die-cast metal hood and chassis, prototype-specific radiator shutters, and directional light-emitting diode headlights. Direct-current model, $119.95; with ESU LokSound Digital Command Control sound decoder, $239.95. Ready-to-run. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Bachmann N scale Electro-Motive Division F7B diesel locomotive
Electro-Motive Division F7A and F7B diesel locomotives. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (passenger scheme); Baltimore & Ohio (blue, gray, and black); Erie Lackawanna (maroon and gray); Great Northern (Omaha Orange and Pullman Green); and Norfolk Southern (black and gray). Digital Command Control decoder for speed, direction, and lighting; new drivetrain; light-emitting-diode headlights; die-cast metal chassis; all-wheel pickup; and E-Z Mate Mark II couplers. $115 each. Ready-to-run. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
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Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale Pullman-Standard 2,750- and 2,960-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay hopper. Pre-production model shown.
N scale freight cars

Pullman-Standard 2,750- and 2,960-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay hoppers. Pre-production model shown. Die-cast metal hoppers and center sill, solid- or roller-bearing trucks as appropriate, and optional heap shields. Road names, price, and release date to be announced. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Con-Cor International N scale 2013 Christmas 50-foot double-plug-door boxcar
2013 Christmas 50-foot double-plug-door boxcar. Vixen (fourth car in reindeer series). $23.98. Ready-to-run. Con-Cor International, 888-255-7826, www.con-cor.com
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Osborn Model Kits N scale gazebo
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Osborn Model Kits N scale phone booth
Phone booth. Laser-cut wood kit. Four pack, $6.50. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com
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Woodland Scenics N scale Ethyl’s Gas & Service
Assorted structures. Ethyl’s Gas & Service ($69.99), old windmill ($15.99), and new windmill ($15.99). Factory-painted and weathered structures with assorted detail parts. Built & Ready Landmark Structures. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
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Woodland Scenics N scale J.W. Cobbler
J.W. Cobbler. Injection-molded plastic structure kit includes factory-finished edges, positive-alignment system, window treatments, signs, and detail parts. $39.99. Built & Ready Landmark Structures. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com

N scale details and accessories

Assorted lights. Clock light, ball light, park light (two versions available), street light, highway light, and curved light (two versions). Brass construction with light-emitting diode, quick-fit base, and resistors. $29.95-$30.95 each. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Con-Cor International N scale 53-foot intermodal containers. HO scale containers shown.
53-foot intermodal containers. HO scale containers shown. Axsun, Bison Transport, Canadian National (gray “We Deliver” scheme) Canadian Tire, CSX Intermodal (dark blue scheme), and J.B. Hunt Intermodal. Four container numbers per scheme (two differently numbered two-packs). Undecorated two-pack also available. $18.98 (undecorated, $16.98). Con-Cor International, 888-255-7826, www.con-cor.com
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Osborn Model Kits N scale baggage cart
Baggage cart. Laser-cut wood kit. Two-pack, $9.99. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com
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Osborn Model Kits N scale general purpose switch stands
General purpose switch stands. Non-operating laser-cut wood kit. $6.99. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com
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Wheels of Time N scale motor coach
Motor coach. Niagara Frontier Transit System, The Yonkers Transit Corp., Public Service Coordinate Transport of New Jersey (two bus numbers), Boston MTA, Houston Transit Co., Rose City Transit (Portland, Ore.), Chicago Motor Coach Co., Cleveland Transit System, Kansas City Public Service, Montreal Transportation Commission (pre-1963 lettering style), Long Beach Motor Bus Co., San Francisco Municipal Ry., Greyhound (Richmond Greyhound Lines), Union School District (one number), and railroad maintenance-of-way (one number). Four numbers each unless noted. Changeable route destination sign, detailed interior, and rolling vinyl tires. $25.95. Spring 2014. Wheels of Time, 650-965-1990, www.wheelsotime.com
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Atlas O Electro-Motive Division F3A and F3B diesel locomotives
O scale locomotives

Electro-Motive Division F3A and F3B diesel locomotives. New paint schemes: Chicago, Burlington & Quincy; Chicago & North Western; Great Northern (A unit only); Jersey Central Lines; Missouri-Kansas-Texas; and Union Pacific. Two road numbers each on A and B units. Prototype-specific details; die-cast metal chassis, fuel tank, and trucks; and metal grab irons. With QSI Titan Digital Command Control sound decoder, $499.95; unpowered units (B unit only in UP paint), $219.95. Ready-to-run. Master Line. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com
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Bachmann O scale Whitcomb 50-ton center-cab diesel. On30 (On2-1/2).
Whitcomb 50-ton center-cab diesel. On30 (On2-1/2). Midwest Quarry and painted but unlettered (orange and cream, yellow with black stripes, or red and yellow). Digital Command Control motor decoder. $425. SoundTraxx 16-bit sound decoder sold separately, $125. Ready-to-run. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com

O scale freight cars

Trinity 25,500-gallon tank car. Archer Daniels Midland (molecule logo), Cargill Vegetable Oils, General American Marks (BASF or Rexene Corp.), PLM International Inc., and Trinity Industries Leasing (IBPX reporting marks). Also available undecorated. Four car numbers each. Metal-end sills, lower safety rails, and safety rail supports; prototype-specific details; and knuckle couplers. $99.95. First quarter 2014. Ready-to-run. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com

O scale passenger cars

California Zephyr 6-double-bedroom, 5-compartment streamlined sleeper. Amtrak (Silver Dove or Silver Thrush); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (Silver Quail); Denver & Rio Grande Western (Silver Gull); and Western Pacific (Silver Crane). Also available unlettered. Selectable interior lighting (track or battery), sprung diaphragms, and knuckle couplers. Price to be announced. Ready-to-run. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com

California Zephyr streamlined dome buffet-lounge-observation car. Amtrak (Silver Horizon or Silver Solarium); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (Silver Penthouse); Denver & Rio Grande Western (Silver Sky); and Western Pacific (Silver Crescent). Also available unlettered. Selectable interior lighting (track or battery), sprung diaphragms, and knuckle couplers. Price to be announced. Ready-to-run. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com
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Atlas O California Zephyr streamlined 16-section sleeping car
California Zephyr streamlined 16-section sleeping cars. Amtrak (Silver Larch or Silver Cedar); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (Silver Maple); Denver & Rio Grande Western (Silver Aspen); and Western Pacific (Silver Palm). Also available unlettered. Selectable interior lighting (track or battery), sprung diaphragms, and knuckle couplers. $154.95. Ready-to-run. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com
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Atlas O California Zephyr streamlined dining car
California Zephyr streamlined dining cars. Amtrak (Silver Diner or Silver Restaurant); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (Silver Cafe); Denver & Rio Grande Western (Silver Banquet); and Western Pacific (Silver Platter). Also available unlettered. Selectable interior lighting (track or battery), sprung diaphragms, and knuckle couplers. $154.95. Ready-to-run. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com
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Woodland Scenics O scale Davenport Department Store
O scale structures

Assorted structures. Davenport Department Store ($159.99), Ethyl’s Gas & Service ($159.99), and Morrison Door Factory ($169.99). Factory-painted and weathered structures with assorted detail parts and lighting. Built & Ready Landmark Structures. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
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River Raisin Models S scale Chesapeake & Ohio class F-19 4-6-2 heavy Pacific
RJ Foster
S scale locomotives

Chesapeake & Ohio class F-19 4-6-2 heavy Pacific. Chesapeake & Ohio in five road numbers, painted black but unlettered, and undecorated. Offered with 16VC Vanderbuilt or RA-18 rectangular tender (except C&O nos. 492 and 493, which are offered with a 16VC tender only). Brass models produced by Boo Rim Precision. Factory-painted and lettered, $2,099; unpainted models, $2,049. Ready-to-run. River Raisin Models, 248-366-9621, www.riverraisinmodels.com
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River Raisin Models S scale Southern Pacific class S-12 steam locomotive
Doug Richter
Southern Pacific class S-12 and S-14 0-6-0 steam locomotives. Class S-12: no. 1269 with class 70-C-10 tender and black boiler, no. 1270 with class 52-C-1 tender and green boiler, and no. 1278 with class 70-C-9 tender and blue/green boiler. Class S-14: no. 1286 with class 52-C-1 tender and black boiler and no. 1294 with class 70-C-10 tender and black boiler. Each road number is offered with Southern Pacific Lines and Southern Pacific lettering. Also available painted black but unlettered. Brass models produced by Boo Rim Precision. Factory-painted and lettered brass models, $1,399 each ($1,474 with green or blue/green boiler); unpainted models $1,349. Spring 2014. Ready-to-run. River Raisin Models, 248-366-9621, www.riverraisinmodels.com
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River Raisin Models S scale Southern Pacific class M-6 2-6-0 Mogul
Lewis Harris
Southern Pacific class M-6 2-6-0 Mogul. No. 1731 with class 90-C-2 tender (post-1946 paint scheme), no. 1744 with class 90-C-2 tender (post-1946 scheme) or class 100-C-6 tender (pre- and post-1946 schemes), and no. 1768 with class 70-C-9 tender (pre-1946 scheme) or class 100-C-6 (post-1946 scheme). Brass models produced by Boo Rim Precision. Factory-painted and lettered (with or without road numbers), painted black but unlettered, or painted black with United States Railway Administration coal tender, $1,499; unpainted models, $1,449. Spring 2014. Ready-to-run. River Raisin Models, 248-366-9621, www.riverraisinmodels.com
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Micro-Trains Line Co. N scale Pacific Fruit Express class R-70-10 51-foot riveted-side mechanical refrigerator car

Z scale freight cars

Pacific Fruit Express class R-70-10 51-foot riveted-side mechanical refrigerator car. Northern Pacific ($22.30) and Canadian National ($27.95). Two road numbers per scheme. Molded running boards, vent detail, and truck-mounted Magne-Matic knuckle couplers. December 2013. Ready-to-run. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com


Pacific Fruit Express class R-70-10 51-foot mechanical refrigerator car with exterior posts. Molded running boards, vent detail, and truck-mounted Magne-Matic knuckle couplers. Road names and price to be announced in Jan. 2014. Ready-to-run. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com
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Accu-Lites Inc. breakout board for Digitrax PM42 quad power manager and auto reverser
Electronics/controls

Breakout board for Digitrax PM42 quad power manager and auto reverser. Accepts up to 2 inputs and 4 distinct outputs. Each output has a set of jumpers that allow user to set section to reversing. $35. Accu-Lites Inc., 847-224-7914, www.acculites.com
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Accu-Lites Inc. multiple-zone breakout board for Digitrax BDL168 LocoNet occupancy detector
Multiple-zone breakout board for Digitrax BDL168 LocoNet occupancy detector. Features 4 separate inputs, each tied to a specific zone. Each zone has 4 individual detection section. Eliminates need to solder connections to the card’s edge or card-edge adapter. $35. Accu-Lites Inc., 847-224-7914, www.acculites.com
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Accu-Lites Inc. single-zone breakout board for Digitrax BDL168 LocoNet occupancy detector
Single-zone breakout board for Digitrax BDL168 LocoNet occupancy detector. All 4 detection zones (and all 16 sections) are connected to a single booster, command station, or Digital Command Control circuit. Eliminates need to solder connections to the card’s edge or card-edge adapter. $30. Accu-Lites Inc., 847-224-7914, www.acculites.com
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Accu-Lites Inc. breakout board for Digitrax SE8C signal decoder
Breakout board for Digitrax SE8C signal decoder. Brings out connections available on the SE8C’s edge connector, including 8 slow-motion switch machine drivers, 8 push-button inputs, and 8 sensor connections. $38. Accu-Lites Inc., 847-224-7914, www.acculites.com

LokSound Select and V4.0 sound decoders. Alco 539T six-cylinder prime mover for Atlas RS-1 and S-2 and General Electric 8-cylinder FDL (for InterMountain U18B), 16-cylinder FDL (for Bowser U25B), and 16-cylinder 7FDL (for Kato AC4400CW). New recordings with 16 different horns, two bells, and two brake squeals in each file. LokSound Select decoder (HO or N), $99.99; V4.0 decoders (HO or N), $139.99. Sounds are available as free downloads from manufacturer’s website. ESU LLC, 570-649-5048, www.loksound.com
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Model Rectifier Corp. Prodigy Elite Digital Command Control system
Prodigy Elite Digital Command Control system. More than 10 amps, all the features of the Prodigy Advance2, backlit liquid-crystal display (LCD) fast clock, cooling fan, and metal cabinet console with LCD power meter. Operates up to 99 handheld throttles at one time. $549.98. Model Rectifier Corp., 732-225-2100, www.modelrectifier.com
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Model Rectifier Corp. Prodigy Explorer Digital Command Control system
Prodigy Explorer Digital Command Control system. 1.6 amp beginner DCC system with optional four-digit addressing. Controls up to four locomotives. Can be upgraded with Prodigy Advance2 handheld throttle. $134.98. Model Rectifier Corp., 732-225-2100, www.modelrectifier.com
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Prodigy Express2 Digital Command Control system. 1.6 amps, decoder read back, advance consisting, recall and stack features, programming on main or programming track. Can address up to 9,999 locomotives. Compatible with accessories for Prodigy Express2, Advance2, and Wireless. $224.98. Model Rectifier Corp., 732-225-2100, www.modelrectifier.com
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Model Rectifier Corp. Tech 7 power pack
Tech 7 power packs. Tech 7 ampac 700, $85.98; Tech 7 ampac 760 with momentum and braking, $99.98; and Tech 7 ampac 780 with dual-power control, $99.98. All power packs have 20VA DC of controlled power, AC terminals for accessories, Accutec technology that monitors demand and delivers increased power, and resin housing. Model Rectifier Corp., 732-225-2100, www.modelrectifier.com
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Model Rectifier Corp. Throttlepack AC100 alternating-current power pack
Throttlepack AC100 alternating-current power pack. 100 watts. Slow-speed control; buttons for horn, whistle, and bell; and direction switch. Compatible with all AC powered trains. $179.98. Model Rectifier Corp., 732-225-2100, www.modelrectifier.com
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Model Rectifier Corp. Throttlepack 9900 direct-current power pack
Throttlepack 9900 direct-current power pack. 80 watts. Features mode switch to boost voltage; braking, direction, and momentum switches; and HO or G scale selection switch. Optional walk-around controller available separately. $224.98. Model Rectifier Corp., 732-225-2100, www.modelrectifier.com
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Model Rectifier Corp. Throttlepack 9950 direct-current power pack
Throttlepack 9950 direct-current power pack. 125 watts of controlled power; mode switch to boost voltage; backlit liquid-crystal display screen that shows voltage and amps; momentum, brake, and direction buttons; and speed control dial. Optional walk-around controller available separately. $279.98. Model Rectifier Corp., 732-225-2100, www.modelrectifier.com

10 Amp, 18VAC transformer. Factory wired. For use with NCE PH-10, PH-10r, and PB-110 command stations. Replaces P1018. For use in United States and Canada only. $169.95. NCE, 585-265-0231, www.ncedcc.com

Booster. DB5 provides 5 full amps of additional power to an NCE SB5 Smart Booster or other 5 amp Digital Command Control system to run trains and accessories. Includes power supply. $179.95. NCE, 585-265-0231, www.ncedcc.com

DCC Twin. Allows users to operate two trains at once. Features expansion port to add extra walkaround throttles, computer control, and automation devices. Includes power supply. $159.95. NCE, 585-265-0231, www.ncedcc.com

Handheld throttles. Cab06 (intermediate cab with encoder speed control; recalls; F0-F28; and select locomotive, accessory, and macro options), $99.95; Cab06r (wireless intermediate cab with encoder speed control and internal antenna), $189.95; Cab06p (intermediate cab with potentiometer speed control), $99.95; and Cab06pr (wireless intermediate cab with potentiometer speed control and internal antenna), $189.95. All throttles feature light-emitting-diode display. NCE, 585-265-0231, www.ncedcc.com

Low-voltage modular light-emitting diode layout lighting. Re-creates dawn, full daylight, and night. Up to four preset scenes. Timing can be adjusted (up to 20 minutes) with Digital Command Control or NCE products. Each set contains enough parts to illuminate 6 feet of layout. Starter set (nine light-emitting diode printed-circuit boards, connector and patch cables, power supply, and control panel), $199.95; extension set (nine LED PC boards, connector and patch cables, and power supply), $149.95. NCE, 585-265-0231, www.ncedcc.com

Smart Booster. Provides 5 full amps of power to an SB5 Smart Booster or other 5 amp Digital Command Control system to run trains and accessories. Includes power supply. $219.95. NCE, 585-265-0231, www.ncedcc.com

Upgraded UTP-Cat5 panel. Two additional RJ12 sockets and light-emitting diode power indicator. Can be used as standard UTP-Cat5 panel, regular UTP panel, or 5-way splitter. $24.95. Will ship as soon as current UTP-Cat5 panels are sold out. NCE, 585-265-0231, www.ncedcc.com

EZLS lighting strip modules. For flicker-free, constant intensity track powered lighting of passenger cars and cabooses in various scales. Modules now available for Atlas, Athearn, Fox Valley Models, and InterMountain cabooses and Micro-Trains heavyweight passenger cars. Modules can also be used to illuminate exterior lights, including tail signs, marker lights, and taillights. Prices determined by selection of features specified. Richmond Controls, 281-342-4895, www.richmondcontrols.com
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Roco and Fleischmann SmartRail
SmartRail. Exclusive sets feature Roco (steam or electric) or Fleischmann (steam only) locomotive, digital display base with rails and rollers, protective glass case, and storage case. Allows users to activate all of the model’s functions, such as steam, flickering firebox, and pantograph. $1,950. Roco and Fleischmann, 610-308-7965, www.smartrail.eu
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Roco and Fleischmann Z21 digital control system starter set
Z21 digital control system starter set. Manufacturer-neutral digital control system. Features control center, network router, and associated cables. Designed for Android and Apple systems (tablet PC and Smartphone). Compatible with digital AC and DC locomotives. Assorted cab interiors are available for download. $499. Roco and Fleischmann, 610-308-7965, www.z21.eu
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SoundTraxx TSU-GN1000 digital sound decoder
TSU-GN1000 digital sound decoder. For Athearn Genesis HO scale ES44AC diesel locomotive. Sounds include engine startup and shutdown, eight throttle notch settings, and 16 air horn options. Features Hyperdrive motor control, Hyperlight lighting effects, and hardware to accommodate 1.5-volt bulbs. $99.95. SoundTraxx, 970-259-0690, www.soundtraxx.com
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SoundTraxx TSU-KT1000 digital sound decoder
TSU-KT1000 digital sound decoder. For Kato HO scale General Electric P42 diesel locomotive. Sounds include engine startup, shutdown, and eight throttle notch settings for GE FDL-16 modern diesel engine. Includes board-mounted light-emitting diodes placed to fit the model’s light piping. Features Hyperdrive motor control, Hyperlight lighting effects, and two extra 3.3-volt regulated outputs. $119. SoundTraxx, 970-259-0690, www.soundtraxx.com
Scenery

Cornfield. Injection-molded plastic N scale kit with more than 1,000 cornstalks. Summer green and autumn tan. Price and release date to be announced. Bluford Shops LLC, 618-822-6833, www.bluford-shops.com
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Flexible timber cribbing walls
Flexible timber cribbing walls. Hand-cast in flexible vinyl with peel-and-stick backing and base wash of color. Can be cut with no. 11 blade or scissors and painted with acrylics. Small (N and HO scales), medium (HO), and large (HO and O). 4” x 12” sheet, $12.99. Chooch Enterprises, 425-273-4794, www.choochenterprises.com
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True Scene Modeling FusionFiber
FusionFiber. Scenery base material now available by the case. Enough material to cover up to 300 square feet. 12 pounds (six 2-pound bags), $200. True Scene Modeling, 716-523-7305, www.truescene.com
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Woodland Scenics Shaper Sheet
Shaper Sheet. Self-supporting terrain building material. Fiber mesh accepts pigments, landscape materials, and plaster castings. Will bond with plaster and plaster cloth to create hard terrain shell. 9” roll, $15.99; 18” roll, $29.99. Shaper Sheet Plaster (1/2-gallon carton), $11.99. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
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Woodland Scenics Ready Rocks
Ready Rocks. Factory-cast, painted, and weathered rock outcroppings. Shelf (six pieces, 7” to 7-1/2”), $19.99; rock face (four pieces, 7” to 7-1/4”), $19.99; creek bed (31 pieces, 1-3/8” to 4”), $15.99; faceted (eight pieces, 3-1/2” to 7-1/2”), $19.99; outcroppings (13 pieces, 1” to 3-1/2”), $15.99; surface (18 pieces, 1-1/2” to 3-1/2”), $15.99; boulder (22 pieces, 1-1/4” to 1-1/2”), $15.99. Shelf and rock face are designed to nest side-by-side to create a solid. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com

Paint

Model Master acrylic paint. Aged Concrete, Aged White, Boxcar Red, Caboose Red, Concrete, Depot Buff, Earth, Engine Black, Grimy Black, Oxide Red, Railroad Tie Brown, Reefer Gray, Reefer White, Reefer Yellow, Roof Brown, and Signal Green. ½-ounce bottle, $3.69. The Testor Corp., 800-837-8677, www.testors.com

DVDs

Easy Model Scenery Track 2. Updated version with more tips for making easy model scenery. Pre-orders taken at show ($10). Regular price $15 plus $2 shipping. True Scene Modeling, 716-523-7305, www.truescene.com

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