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New products for the week of November 27, 2014

 

New model railroad products from Alkem Scale Models, Bar Mills Scale Model Works, Atlas O, and more!
HO scale locomotives

General Electric ES44AC diesel locomotive. BNSF Ry. (Heritage III), Canadian Pacific, and Union Pacific (”Building America” paint scheme). Four road numbers per road name; all body styles offered undecorated. Five-pole skew-wound motor with flywheels, prototype-specific details, and wire grab irons. Direct-current model, $199.98; with dual-mode SoundTraxx sound decoder, $299.98. July 2015. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com

Electro-Motive Division GP38-2 diesel locomotive. New paint schemes: Algoma Central, CSX (dark blue with boxcar herald), Indiana Rail Road, Family Lines (Atlanta & West Point, Clinchfield, or Georgia RR reporting marks; one road number each), and Soo Line (red lettering). New road numbers: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe. Two road numbers each unless noted; also available undecorated. Five-pole skew-wound motor with dual flywheels, separately applied handrails and end railings, and Accumate couplers. Direct-current model, $139.95; with dual-mode QSI Quantum sound decoder, $239.95. Second quarter 2015. Ready-to-run. Trainman series. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

HO scale freight cars

Assorted freight car kits. Chicago & North Western partially enclosed 89-foot bi-level auto rack, $23.98. Denver & Rio Grande Western Pullman-Standard 4,750-cubic-foot-capacity covered hopper, $18.98. Erie RR 41-foot steel gondola (single car, $16.98; three-pack, $49.98). Chicago & Eastern Illinois 40-foot six-panel single-sheathed boxcar, $16.98. Burlington Northern 70-ton offset triple hopper, $16.98. Pacific Fruit Express 40-foot steel refrigerator car with Union Pacific and Southern Pacific heralds (single car, $17.98; three-pack, $52.98). Montana Rail link 50-foot boxcar with exterior posts, $16.98. Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac 40-foot outside-braced wood boxcar with wood doors and steel ends, $16.98. Models feature plastic wheelsets, separate brake details, and Accumate couplers. Accurail, 630-365-6400, www.accurail.com
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Alkem Scale Models HO scale DODX 41000-series 100-ton flatcar kit
DODX 41000-series 100-ton flatcar kit. For transporting one M1 Abrams tank, two Bradley fighting vehicles, or other combination of lighter vehicles. Laser-cut acrylic core; 3-D printed brake detail; photo-etched military-style tie-down chains, shackles, and rings; and decals. Trucks, couplers, and vehicle loads not included. Single car, $39.99; three-pack, $99.99. Separate tie-down chains, $12.99. Separate decals, $5.99. Alkem Scale Models, www.alkemscalemodels.com

Berwick 60-foot hi-cube boxcar. Milwaukee Road, Missouri Pacific, Norfolk Southern (small herald in one road number, large herald in two numbers), Norfolk & Western (two car numbers), Southern Ry., and Union Pacific (ex-Missouri Pacific). Three numbers per scheme unless noted. Etched-metal details, separately applied details, and McHenry couplers. $38.98. July 2015. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com

Bay-window caboose. Delaware & Hudson (three paint schemes, one number per scheme), Florida East Coast, Louisville & Nashville, Missouri Pacific, Southern Ry. (two paint schemes), and St. Louis Southwestern. Three car numbers per scheme unless noted. Separately applied running boards, brake wheel, brake stand, and smoke jack; metal wheelsets; and window glazing. $26.98. July 2015. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com

Extended-cupola caboose. New paint schemes: Atlanta & St. Andrews Bay (one road number), BNSF Ry. (shoving platform, one number), British Columbia Ry., Chessie System (Safety no. 6 or Handle with Care schemes, one number each), Chicago & Illinois Midland, CSX (Chicago Terminal or Safety Caboose 20th Anniversary, one number each), New England Central (one number), and Seaboard Coast Line (Family Lines scheme). Two car numbers each unless noted; also available undecorated. Triple valve and air reservoir detail, roller-bearing trucks, and Accumate couplers. $39.95 (undecorated, $24.95). Second quarter 2015. Ready-to-run. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

40-foot postwar boxcar with eight-foot door. New paint schemes: Bangor & Aroostook, Canadian National, Clinchfield, Lackawanna, Pittsburgh & West Virginia, and Southern Ry. Two car numbers each; also available undecorated. Four different end styles, two different roofs, Superior or Youngstown doors, and separately applied details. $29.95 (undecorated, $24.95). Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

40-foot single-sheathed boxcar with flat roof, Dreadnaught ends, and wood running boards. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Denver & Rio Grande Western; Great Northern; Rock Island; Southern Pacific; and Wabash. One road number per scheme. Proto-Max couplers and 33” metal wheelsets. $24.98. Ready-to-run. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

50-foot insulated boxcar. Baltimore & Ohio (Fruit Growers Express), Chicago & North Western (Norfolk & Western patchout), CSX (FGE “Solid Gold” patchout), and Rock Island. Metal wheelsets and Proto-Max couplers. $24.98. Ready-to-run. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

American Car & Foundry Type-21 10,000-gallon-capacity tank car. American Gas, Cities Service, General American, Mobil Oil, and Union Tank Car Co. Two road numbers per scheme. Factory-installed grab irons, metal wheelsets, and Proto-Max couplers. $39.98. Ready-to-run. WalthersProto. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

Chesapeake & Ohio 25-foot wood caboose. Red with full name, red with For Progress herald, and yellow with For Progress herald (with or without red stripe). One road number per scheme. Factory-installed grab irons, flush-fit windows, and Proto-Max couplers. $39.98. Ready-to-run. WalthersProto. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
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Bar Mills Scale Model Works HO scale Cundy Village
HO scale structures

Cundy Village. Features 10 craftsman-style structure kits and various details. Occupies a space of no less than two square feet. $400 plus $15 shipping. Limited edition (100 to 125 kits will be produced). Bar Mills Scale Model Works, 207-929-3400, www.barmillsmodels.com

Assorted structures. Midtown Hardware ($29.98) and Paul’s Pizzeria ($24.98). Factory-assembled injection-molded plastic models with clear window glazing and signs. WalthersTrainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

HO scale details and accessories

Kalmar container crane. Injection-molded plastic kit with add-on spreader bar for container loading and decals. $24.98. Cornerstone Series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

Train shed with clear roof. Injection-molded plastic kit. Serves up to six tracks. Can be expanded with additional kits. $99.98. Cornerstone Series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

N scale locomotives

Alco RS-3 and RSD-5 diesel locomotives. New paint schemes. RS-3: Canadian National; Gulf, Mobile & Ohio; Lamoille Valley; Long Island Rail Road; Louisville & Nashville (ex-Rutland); Rutland; and Susquehanna. RSD-5: Southern Pacific. Two road numbers each; also available undecorated (both body styles). Scale Speed motor, blackened metal wheels, and Accumate couplers. $119.95. Third quarter 2015. Ready-to-run. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

N scale freight cars

Extended-cupola caboose. New paint schemes: Atlanta & St. Andrews Bay (one road number), BNSF Ry. (shoving platform, one number), British Columbia Ry., Chessie System (Safety no. 6 or Handle with Care schemes, one number each), Chicago & Illinois Midland, CSX (Chicago Terminal or Safety Caboose 20th Anniversary, one number each), New England Central (one number), and Seaboard Coast Line (Family Lines scheme). Two car numbers each unless noted; also available undecorated. Triple valve and air reservoir detail, roller-bearing trucks, and Accumate couplers. $28.95 (undecorated, $15.95). Second quarter 2015. Ready-to-run. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

Pullman-Standard 40-foot PS-1 boxcar with 6-foot door. Akron, Canton & Youngstown; Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (Chief or Grand Canyon slogans); Canadian Pacific; Chicago & North Western; Delaware & Hudson; Leigh New England; and Louisville & Nashville. Two car numbers each; also available undecorated. Etched-metal running boards, separately applied ladders, and Accumate couplers. $27.95 (undecorated, $21.95). Second quarter 2015. Ready-to-run. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

O scale freight cars

Pullman-Standard 4,750-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay covered hopper. Chicago & North Western (yellow), Illinois Central (Canadian National reporting marks), Rock Island (gray), and Union Pacific. Two car numbers each; also available undecorated. Separately applied details, metal wheelsets, and Kadee-compatible knuckle couplers. $61.95. Third quarter 2015. Ready-to-run. Trainman series. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com
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K.I.S.S. Method Inc. Super-V MAXI cradle
Tools

Super-V MAXI cradle. Three inches high for holding larger cars and locomotives. Measures 6” x 12”. $14.95 plus $2 shipping. K.I.S.S. Method Inc., 801-260-1269, www.kissmethodinc.com
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Xuron Corp. TK3500 home electronics tool kit
TK3500 home electronics tool kit. Includes Model 170-IIAS micro-shear flush cutter, Model 450AS tweezer-nose plier, and Model 501AS adjustable wire stripper (for 10-26AWG stranded or solid wire). Tools feature static-safe hand grips. Tri-fold canvas pouch included. $59.95. Xuron Corp., 207-283-1401, www.xuron.com
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Wilmington Railroad Museum 35th anniversary boxcar. Bowser HO scale 50-foot round-roof boxcar custom decorated for the Wilmington Railroad Museum.
Club offerings

Wilmington Railroad Museum 35th anniversary boxcar. Bowser HO scale 50-foot round-roof boxcar custom decorated for the Wilmington Railroad Museum. Kit, $20; assembled, $25. Shipping $4.50. North Carolina residents add 7 percent tax. Send checks to Wilmington Railroad Museum, 505 Nutt St., Wilmington, NC 28401; www.wrrm.org

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