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New products for the week of February 13, 2014

New model railroad products from Rapido Trains, Bluford Shops, Micro-Trains, and more!
HOscaleElectroMotiveDivisionF40PH2DdiesellocomotiveAvailablefromVIARailCanadaproducedbyRapidoTrains
HO scale Electro-Motive Division F40PH-2D diesel locomotive. Available from VIA Rail Canada, produced by Rapido Trains.
HO scale locomotives

Electro-Motive Division F40PH-2D diesel locomotive. VIA Rail Canada (1986-2000 and 1998-2012 schemes). Multiple road numbers per scheme; also available unnumbered. Five-pole skew-wound motor, prototype-specific details, and Macdonald-Cartier couplers. Direct-current model, $249.95; with dual-mode LokSound decoder, $349.95. Available from VIA Rail Canada, www.viarail.ca; produced by Rapido Trains, 905-474-3314, www.rapidotrains.com
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Bluford Shops HO scale Short-body bay-window caboose. Also available in N scale.
HO scale freight cars

Short-body bay-window caboose. New road numbers: Missouri Pacific. Two numbers. Wire grab irons and uncoupling levers, metal wheelsets, and increased weight. $49.95. Ready-to-run. Bluford Shops LLC, 618-822-6833, www.bluford-shops.com
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Bowser Manufacturing HO scale Trinity RAF 33C 3-unit and RAF 53C 5-unit articulated spine cars
Trinity RAF 33C 3-unit and RAF 53C 5-unit articulated spine cars. TTAX (two road numbers per set). Die-cast metal and plastic construction, etched-metal running boards, collapsed or raised hitches, and Kadee couplers. Three-unit car, $99.95; five-unit car, $169.95. Bowser Manufacturing, 570-368-2379, www.bowser-trains.com

American Car & Foundry class R-30-6 and Pullman R-30-4 and R-30-5 refrigerator cars. Pacific Fruit Express. With safety appliances (R-30-4 and R-30-5) or original. Resin craftsman kits with decals but no trucks or couplers. $34. Westerfield Models LLC, www.westerfieldmodels.com

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe double-deck stockcars. Classes SK-M and SK-O with K or AB brakes. Resin craftsman kits with decals but no trucks or couplers. $41. Westerfield Models LLC, www.westerfieldmodels.com

HO scale details and accessories

Covered wood barge. One-piece cast-resin hull (hollow on bottom) and cover, resin hatch covers and ladders, pewter cleats and bollards, laser-cut wood doors, and Grandt Line door and window castings. $89. Frenchman River Model Works, 308-276-2174, www.frenchmanriver.com

HO scale plans

Great Kinzua Viaduct plans. Includes 26 super B size sheets. All components drawn full scale. Painting and weathering recommendations included. $35 (free shipping). Vilas County Lumber Co., 708-301-1795, www.vclco.com

N scale freight cars

Short-body bay-window caboose. New road numbers: Missouri Pacific. Two numbers. Wire grab irons, etched-metal railings, and increased weight. $36.95. Ready-to-run. Bluford Shops LLC, 618-822-6833, www.bluford-shops.com
Assorted freight cars. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 50-foot flatcar with cast-resin covered machinery load, $17.60; Canadian National 50-foot double-plug-door boxcar with freight load, $24.40; Frank McDermott Brewing Co. 36-foot double-sheathed refrigerator car, $26.95; Imperial Premium Gasoline 39-foot single-dome tank car, $26.95; Magcobar 50-foot plug-door boxcar, $27.80; Soo Line 50-foot plug-door boxcar with exterior posts, $25.30; and Union Pacific 50-foot covered gondola, $23.60. Injection-molded plastic body, plastic wheelsets, and Magne-Matic couplers. Ready-to-run. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com

Evans Car Co. 65-foot 100-ton log car. Federal Paper or painted blue but unlettered. Die-cast metal spine; injection-molded plastic uprights, platforms, and brake details; and body-mounted Magne-Matic couplers. Four-pack, $74.95. Cast-resin pulpwood load four pack sold separately, $17.95. Ready-to-run. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com

33-foot two-bay hopper. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe. Injection-molded plastic body, removable coal load, and Magne-Matic couplers. Four-pack, $74.95. July 2014. Ready-to-run. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com

50-foot gondola. CSX. Injection-molded plastic body, plastic wheelsets, and Magne-Matic couplers. Four-pack, $79.95. Ready-to-run. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com

100-ton three-bay hopper. Chesapeake & Ohio. Injection-molded plastic body, removable coal load, and Magne-Matic couplers. Eight-pack, $145.95. Ready-to-run. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com

Z scale locomotives

Electro-Motive Division F7A and F7B diesel locomotives. New paint scheme: Kansas City Southern (red with black roof and yellow lettering). A unit, $119.95; B unit, $99.95. Ready-to-run. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com
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American Z Line Trailer Train 89-foot flatcar with M577 personnel carriers
Z scale freight cars

Trailer Train 89-foot flatcar with M577 personnel carriers. RTTX (four road numbers). Metal wheelsets and AutoLatch couplers. $85. Ready-to-run. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com

50-foot gondola. CSX. Injection-molded plastic body, plastic wheelsets, and Magne-Matic couplers. Four-pack, $79.95. Ready-to-run. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com

60-foot flatcar. Western Pacific. Three cars with wreck-recovered freight cars, one with intermodal container. Flatcar has injection-molded plastic body, plastic wheelsets, and Magne-Matic couplers. Four-pack, $74.95. July 2014. Ready-to-run. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com

Assorted freight cars. Burlington Northern 60-foot bulkhead flatcar with lumber load, $23.80, Frank McDermott Brewing Co. 36-foot double-sheathed refrigerator car (one road number), $26.95; and New York Central 51-foot plug-door mechanical refrigerator car, $28.90. Two numbers each unless noted. Injection-molded plastic body, plastic wheelsets, and Magne-Matic knuckle couplers. Ready-to-run. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com
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American Z Line Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 Big Boy no. 4014 with CA-1 double-sheathed caboose
Z scale sets

Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 Big Boy no. 4014 with CA-1 double-sheathed caboose. Factory-painted and lettered brass models. Big Boy features post-restoration oil tender. $2,079. Ready-to-run. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
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Backdrop Junction Scaled Scenes photo backdrop
Scenery

Scaled Scenes photo backdrops. Eastern Hills: Conway, Laconia (two sections), and White Mountains, N.H.; New York (single or two sections); Pennsylvania (single, two, or three sections in N; two and three sections in HO); and Vermont (two sections in HO). Urban industry: Albany, N.Y. (single or two sections in N, two sections in HO); Albuquerque, N.M. (two sections); Bend, Ore (two sections); Boston (two or three sections); Chicago; Kansas City (two sections); Londonderry, Northern Ireland; Midland, Texas (three sections); Montreal; and Northern Ireland (two sections). Western Hills: Aspen, Colo. (three sections); Kalispell, Mont. (three sections); New Mexico (single or two sections); Rifle, Colo. (three sections); Scranton, Pa. (HO only); South Dakota (three sections); Sun Valley, Idaho (two sections); and Telluride, Colo. (three sections in N, four in HO). N scale backdrops (vinyl, $40; adhesive vinyl, $50) measure 14” x 72”. HO backdrops (vinyl, $55; adhesive vinyl, $65) measure 17” x 72”. Two inches added for adjacent sections. $12 shipping. Backdrop Junction, www.backdropjunction.com

Decals

Assorted decals. Acme Foods assorted trailers; Alaska RR modern hood diesels; Archer Daniels Midland 17,600- and 25,5000-gallon Trinity tank cars; Assorted 1970s to present day boxcar door data, black or white (HO, $5; N, $6.50); California Western diesel locomotives; and St. Louis-San Francisco (Frisco) open hoppers and gondolas. N scale, $6.50; HO scale, $8 unless noted. Microscale Industries, 714-593-1422, www.microscale.com
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Toledo & Ohio Central RR (Division of New York Central System) 41-foot gondola. Accurail HO scale kit custom decorated for the Central Ohio Model Railroad Club.
Club offerings

Toledo & Ohio Central RR (Division of New York Central System) 41-foot gondola. Accurail HO scale kit custom decorated for the Central Ohio Model Railroad Club. Two road numbers. $22 each plus $6 shipping for one or two cars. Ohio residents add 7.5 percent sales tax. Check or money order to COMRC, c/o Bill Alarie, 632 D’Lyn St., Columbus, OH 43228

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