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2014 National Train Show final report

The 2014 National Train Show was held in Cleveland July 18-20. Below are items that weren’t featured in our preliminary show report. We’ve added new photos to our earlier coverage. Click here to read the preliminary show report.

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Athearn Trains HO scale Electro-Motive Division SD40 diesel locomotive
HO scale locomotives

Electro-Motive Division SD40 diesel locomotive. BNSF Ry. (Heritage I); Chessie System (Western Maryland reporting marks); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (Colorado & Southern reporting marks); Duluth, Winnipeg & Pacific; Norfolk & Western (NW herald or name spelled out, two numbers per scheme); and Union Pacific (“We can handle it” slogan on cab). Four road numbers per scheme unless noted. All new tooling, road-number-specific details, and see-through fans. Direct-current model, $134.98; with dual-mode SoundTraxx decoder, $184.98. March 2015. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com
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Bowser HO scale General Motors Diesel SD40-2 diesel locomotive. Pre-production model shown.
General Motors Diesel SD40-2 diesel locomotive. Pre-production model shown. BC Rail (red, white, and blue “hockey stick” scheme); British Columbia Ry. (two-tone green); CP Rail (as-delivered scheme, large Multimark with 8” stripes in two numbers, small Multimark in two road numbers, no Multimark with or without number on rear of long hood in two numbers each, and dual-flag scheme in two numbers); Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern (one number); Iowa, Chicago & Eastern (two numbers); and Ontario Northland (as-delivered scheme or yellow with chevrons). Three numbers per scheme unless noted. Prototype-specific details, operating class lights as appropriate, and illuminated number boxes. Direct-current model with 21-pin plug for Digital Command Control decoder, $199.95; with ESU LokSound dual-mode decoder, $299.95. Spring 2015. Ready-to-run. Executive Line. Bowser, 570-368-2379, www.bowser-trains.com
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Funaro & Camerlengo HO scale Reading Co. class XARa and XAd steel automobile boxcar
HO scale freight cars

Reading Co. class XARa and XAd steel automobile boxcar. Resin kit with one-piece body and decals (Roman or speed lettering) but no trucks or couplers. $44.99. Funaro & Camerlengo, 570-224-4989, www.fandckits.com
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Funaro & Camerlengo Pennsylvania RR class K8 stockcar
Pennsylvania RR class K8 stockcar. Single- or double-deck version (both offered with K or AB brakes). Resin kit with one-piece body and circle keystone decals but no trucks or couplers. $49.99. Funaro & Camerlengo, 570-224-4989, www.fandckits.com

Pennsylvania RR 1953-built class X29D boxcar. Resin kit with one-piece body, 8-scale-foot doors, pin taper ends, and circle keystone decals but no trucks or couplers. $44.99. Funaro & Camerlengo, 570-224-4989, www.fandckits.com
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Moloco HO scale Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe class BX-94 and BX-97 50-foot insulated boxcars
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe class BX-94 and BX-97 50-foot insulated boxcars. Prototype-specific ends and underframe, 10-scale-foot Youngstown doors with separate door rods and tracks, and diagonal exterior posts on either side of the doors. Price to be announced. Third quarter 2014. Ready-to-run. Moloco, 416-818-7154, www.molocotrains.com

Pullman-Standard PS-3 three-bay hopper. Clinchfield, Great Northern, Louisville & Nashville, and Utah Ry. Six road numbers per scheme. With or without heap shields as appropriate, Enterprise or Wine doors, and Miner or Universal brake wheel. $35. Fourth quarter 2014. Ready-to-run. Moloco, 416-818-7154, www.molocotrains.com
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North American Railcar Corp. National Steel Car potash service 4,275-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay covered hopper. Pre-production models shown.

National Steel Car potash service 4,275-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay covered hopper. Pre-production models shown. Canpotex (CEFX, CGLX, CITX, or PTEX reporting marks with yellow visibility stripes; PTEX also offered with red and white reflective tape, 24 road numbers per scheme) and Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (light or dark pink salmon, 12 numbers each). Model details and price to be announced. North American Railcar Corp., 866-840-7777, www.pwrs.ca
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Hornby America HO scale 60-foot heavyweight passenger cars
HO scale passenger cars

60-foot heavyweight passenger cars. New road names: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (Pullman Green with Dulux gold lettering); New York Central (Pullman Green with white lettering); Southern Pacific (two-tone gray); and Union Pacific (two-tone gray). Also available painted Pullman Green with black roof but unlettered. Coach, baggage, combine, and Railway Post Office. $42.99 each. Ready-to-run. Rivarossi line. Hornby America, 877-358-6405, www.hornby-usa.com
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City Classics HO scale Triangular corner drug store. Pre-production model shown.
HO scale structures

Triangular corner drug store. Pre-production model shown. Injection-molded plastic kit with separate hanging signs and roof details. Price to be announced. City Classics, 412 276-6006, www.cityclassics.biz
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JL Innovative Design HO scale Graham’s Motorcycle Emporium
Graham’s Motorcycle Emporium. Laser-cut wood kit with three motorcycles, more than 20 detail castings, and signs. Figures and other vehicles not included. $49.95. JL Innovative Design, 320-746-2358, www.jlinnovative.com
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Osborn Model Kits HO scale gazebo. Also available in N scale.
Gazebo. Laser-cut wood kit. $9.99. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com
HO scale details and accessories

53-foot riveted-side hi-cube intermodal containers. FedEx Multimodal, Ferromex, Pacer, Sears (single two-pack), and undecorated. Two-packs (two per scheme unless noted), $29.98 each; undecorated, $24.98. Con-Cor International, 520-721-8939, www.con-cor.com

53-foot riveted-side hi-cube intermodal containers with climate control units. Armour Transportation, Canadian National, Clarke Transportation, and Kleysen Trucking. Two-packs (two per scheme), $35.98 each. Late summer/early fall 2014. Con-Cor International, 520-721-8939, www.con-cor.com
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Motrak Models assorted loads
Assorted loads. New profile: coal for Walthers’ Trinity RD4 and Johnstown America BethGon Coalporter (two-packs, $7.50 each). New loads: scrap metal for Rapido 53-foot gondola ($8.50) and coal for InterMountain Association of American Railroads two-bay hopper (two-pack, $6.50). Motrak Models, 813-476-4784, www.motrakmodels.net
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Osborn Model Kits HO scale baggage cart. Also available in N scale.
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 billboards. Also available in N scale.
Billboards. Scale 4 x 8 feet. Includes four billboards and 12 assorted signs. $5.25. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com

Flag poles and flags. Kit contains three poles and three scale 48 x 96 inch American or Canadian flags. $4.99 each. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com
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Osborn Model Kits HO scale telephone booth. Also available in N scale.
Telephone booth. Laser-cut wood core with printed exterior. Four-pack, $8.75. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com
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Osborn Model Kits HO scale tie bundles. Also available in N scale.
Tie bundles. Laser-cut wood. Enough parts to make six bundles of 24 ties. $8.25. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com
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Osborn Model Kits HO scale bumping posts. Also available in N scale.
Bumping posts. Laser-cut wood kit. Four-pack, $5.25. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com
Unlimited Hydroplane Miss Supertest with tilt trailer. Laser-cut wood kit with peel-and-stick decals. $24.99. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com
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Osborn Model Kits HO scale windsock. Also available in N scale.
Windsock. 36 x 144 scale inches. $4.99. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com
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Rindt’s Relics N scale Chicago & North Western/CStPM&O standard no. 1 section house kit

N scale structures

Chicago & North Western/CStPM&O standard no. 1 section house kit. $29.95. Rindt’s Relics, www.rindtsrelics.com

Gazebo. Laser-cut wood kit. $7.75. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com
N scale details and accessories

Assorted intermodal containers. 40-foot containers: Linea Mexicana and Maersk Sealand. Two-pack, $18.98. 53-foot riveted-side hi-cube containers: FedEx Multimodal, Ferromex, Pacer, Sears (single two-pack), and undecorated. Two-packs (two per scheme unless noted), $19.98 each; undecorated, $16.98. Con-Cor International, 520-721-8939, www.con-cor.com

53-foot riveted-side hi-cube intermodal containers with climate control units. Armour Transportation, Canadian National, Clarke Transportation, and Kleysen Trucking. Two-packs (two per scheme), $25.98 each. Late summer/early fall 2014. Con-Cor International, 520-721-8939, www.con-cor.com

Baggage cart. Laser-cut wood kit. Two-pack, $7.75. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com

Billboards. Scale 4 x 8 feet. Includes four billboards and 12 assorted signs. $3.75. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com

Bumping posts. Laser-cut wood kit. Four-pack, $3.75. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com

Flag poles and flags. Kit contains three poles and three scale 48 x 96 inch American or Canadian flags. $3.99 each. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com

Telephone booth. Laser-cut wood core with printed exterior. Four-pack, $6.75. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com

Tie bundles. Laser-cut wood. Enough parts to make six bundles of 24 ties. $5.75. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com

Windsock. 36 x 144 scale inches. $3.99. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com
Z scale locomotives

Electro-Motive Division F3A and F3B diesel locomotives. Pre-production models shown. Injection-molded plastic shell, die-cast metal chassis, and AutoLatch couplers. Road names and price to be announced. Ready-to-run. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
Z scale freight cars

Corn syrup tank car. Pre-production model shown. Injection-molded plastic model with metal wheelsets and AutoLatch couplers. Road names and price to be announced. Ready-to-run. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
42-foot coil steel car. Pre-production model shown. Injection-molded plastic model with metal wheelsets, magnetic hood, and AutoLatch couplers. Road names and price to be announced. Ready-to-run. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com

Electronics/controls

Basic structure lighting kit no. MLK-002. Includes two ML-CL current limiters, one 5RFWW 5mm warm white flood light-emitting diodes (LEDs), two ML-3RFWW 3mm warm white flood LEDs, and three ML-3RSWW 3mm warm white spot LEDs. Wire not included. Will work on any DC power source (90V DC maximum). $9.95. Microlumina, www.microlumina.com
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NCE Corp. Button Board
Button Board. For adding up to 16 push buttons to Switch8 Mk2. Accommodates normally open (NO) push buttons or toggle switches. $29.95. NCE Corp., 585-265-0230, www.ncedcc.com
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NCE Corp. D13NHJ decoder

D13NHJ decoder. Direct plug into Athearn and other locomotives equipped with nine-pin Digital Command Control decoder plug. Features No-Halt Insurance technology, Silent Running torque-compensated motor drive, 15 lighting effects, and full support for light-emitting diode lighting. 1.3 Amp continuous motor rating; 2 Amp peak (stall). $46.95. NCE Corp., 585-265-0230, www.ncedcc.com
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NCE Corp. Switch 8 Mk2
Switch 8 Mk2. For use with stall motor machines only. Control for eight Tortoise by Circuitron switch machines. Remembers position of switch during power outages. Supports full range of Digital Command Control accessory decoders (1-2044). Button board for local push button control available separately. $69.95. NCE Corp., 585-265-0230, www.ncedcc.com
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AMEC “T” Cup recessed toggle switch mounts
“T” Cup recessed toggle switch mounts. Injection-molded plastic. Allows toggle switches or push buttons to be recessed into fascia or control panels. Single ($3.95), double ($4.75), and triple ($4.95) switch configurations available. Mounts using a standard 1-1/2” hole saw. AMEC, 513-831-4691, www.togglecup.com

Decals

Assorted decals for HO scale General American Dry-Flo covered hoppers. General American lease cars (gray scheme, 1958+), Illinois Central (as-delivered gray, 1960+), Illinois Central Gulf (gray repaint, 1974+, $7), and Quaker Oats (gray, 1962+). $6 each unless noted. Daniel Kohlberg, paducah.home.mindspring.com
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Fast Tracks Freight Crate rolling stock storage box

Train storage

FreightCrates rolling stock transport boxes. Laser-cut hardboard kits with locking lid and factory-cut bubble wrap cradles. Stackable and compact. For HO scale equipment up to 40, 65, and 90 feet. All versions offered with standard or extra deep pockets. Each crate will store eight cars. Visit website for pricing information. Fast Tracks, 888-252-3895, www.fast-tracks.net


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