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Trainfest 2014 show report

Trainfest is being held November 7-9, 2014, 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 Division FP45 diesel locomotive
HO scale locomotives

Electro-Motive Division F45 and FP45 diesel locomotives. F45: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (pinstripe scheme); BNSF Ry. (ex-Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe yellow bonnet), Burlington Northern, and Montana Rail Link. FP45: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (Super Fleet warbonnet) and Milwaukee Road. Railroad-specific details and detailed cab interior. Direct-current model, $169.98; with dual-mode SoundTraxx sound decoder, $269.98. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com
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Athearn Trains HO scale Electro-Motive Division SDP45 diesel locomotive
Electro-Motive Division SDP45 diesel locomotive. Burlington Northern, Conrail, Erie Lackawanna (American Revolution Bicentennial scheme), Southern Pacific, and VMV. Detailed cab interior, angled or standard steam generator sections as appropriate, and railroad-specific cab detail. Direct-current model, $189.98; with dual-mode SoundTraxx sound decoder, $289.98. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com
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Athearn Trains HO scale General Electric AMD103/P42 diesel locomotive

General Electric AMD103/P42 diesel locomotive. Amtrak (phase 3, 4 Northeast Corridor, and 5 schemes). “Bolted on” nose, revised windshield, nose headlight, and additional roof detail. $124.98. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com

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Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Alco RS-1 diesel locomotive
Alco RS-1 diesel locomotive. New paint schemes: Milwaukee Road; National Ry. of Mexico; New York, New Haven & Hartford; New York Central; Soo Line; Spokane International; and Tidewater Southern. Two road numbers per scheme. Retooled die-cast metal chassis; separately applied wire grab irons, uncoupling levers, and lift rings; and Accumate couplers. Direct-current model, $149.95; with LokSound Select dual-mode sound decoder, $259.95. Ready-to-run. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale RS-36 diesel locomotive
Alco RS-32 and RS-36 diesel locomotives. New paint schemes. RS-32: Conrail and Genesee & Wyoming (limited edition, one road number). RS-36: Apache Ry., Delaware & Hudson, Lehigh Valley, and Louisville & Nashville. New road numbers. RS-32: Southern Pacific. Two numbers per scheme unless noted. Eight-pin plug for Digital Command Control decoder, die-cast metal underframe, and separately applied hand rails and end railings. $129.95 (limited edition, $139.95). Trainman series. Ready-to-run. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale General Electric Dash 8-40C diesel locomotive
General Electric Dash 8-40C and Dash 8-40CW diesel locomotives. New road numbers. Dash 8-40CW: BNSF Ry. (Heritage II) and Union Pacific. New road numbers. Dash 8-40C: Canadian National (red, white, and black or 15th anniversary, two road numbers per scheme) and Ferrocariles Nacionales de Mexico. Dash 8-40CW (two road numbers each): Conrail (Quality scheme), CSX (Conrail Quality patch out or limited edition George H.W. Bush campaign diesel in one number), and Norfolk Southern (Conrail Quality patch out). Three numbers per scheme unless noted; also available undecorated. Direct-current models with eight-pin plug for Digital Command Control decoder, $159.95 (limited edition, $169.95); with dual-mode QSI Titan sound decoder, $259.95 (limited edition, $269.95). Ready-to-run. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Blackstone Models HOn3 scale Denver & Rio Grande Western class C-19 2-8-0 steam locomotive no. 345
Denver & Rio Grande Western class C-19 2-8-0 steam locomotive no. 345. HOn3. “Bumblebee” movie paint scheme. Road pilot, fluted boxes, box headlight, flared-side tender, wood-panel cab sides, two 11” single-stage compressors, and diamond stack. With dual-mode SoundTraxx sound decoder, $499.95. Ready-to-run. Blackstone Models, 970-259-0690, www.blackstonemodels.com

General Electric U25C diesel locomotive. New paint schemes: Louisville & Nashville (two road numbers) and Penn Central (three numbers). Die-cast metal chassis, 5-pole can motor with flywheels, and RP-25 wheels. Direct-current model, $219.99; with dual-mode LokSound Select decoder, $299.99. Fourth quarter 2015. Rivarossi line. Hornby Hobbies, 877-358-6405, www.hornbyamerica.com

General Electric U28C diesel locomotive. Burlington Northern (three road numbers); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy; and Northern Pacific. Two numbers per scheme unless noted. Die-cast metal chassis, 5-pole can motor with flywheels, and RP-25 wheels. Based on Phase I prototype. Direct-current model, $219.99; with dual-mode LokSound Select decoder, $299.99. Fourth quarter 2015. Rivarossi line. Hornby Hobbies, 877-358-6405, www.hornbyamerica.com
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Accurail HO scale 40-foot double-sheathed refrigerator cars
HO scale freight cars

40-foot double-sheathed refrigerator cars. Northern Refrigerator Car Co. (Peacock Cheese Co., Sheboygan, Wis.; Davis Cheese, Plymouth, Wis.; and Rockfield (Wis.) Canning Co.). Injection-molded plastic kits with plastic wheelsets and Accumate knuckle couplers. 1-2 cars, $17 each; 3-5 cars, $16 each; 6 or more, $15 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 American Car & Foundry 4,600-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay Center Flow covered hopper kit
American Car & Foundry 4,600-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay Center Flow covered hopper. Soo Line. Three road numbers. Injection-molded plastic kits with plastic wheelsets and Accumate knuckle couplers. 1-2 cars, $17 each; 3-5 cars, $16 each; 6 or more, $15 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 Pullman-Standard 40-foot PS-1 boxcar kit
Pullman-Standard 40-foot PS-1 boxcar. Green Bay & Western. Three road numbers. Injection-molded plastic kits with plastic wheelsets and Accumate knuckle couplers. 1-2 cars, $17 each; 3-5 cars, $16 each; 6 or more, $15 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 Pullman-Standard 4,750-cubic-foot-capacity covered hopper kit
Pullman-Standard 4,750-cubic-foot-capacity covered hopper. Wisconsin & Southern. Three road numbers. Injection-molded plastic kits with plastic wheelsets and Accumate knuckle couplers. 1-2 cars, $17 each; 3-5 cars, $16 each; 6 or more, $15 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

40-foot double-sheathed refrigerator car. New paint schemes: American Refrigerator Transit, Canadian National, Karlsbrau Beer, Ladoga Canning Co., Lehigh Valley, Santa Fe Refrigerator Dept., and Schmidt’s. Two road numbers per paint scheme; also available undecorated. Separate door bars, grab irons, ladders, and uncoupling levers; two roof hatch styles; and Accumate couplers. $33.95 (undecorated, $27.95). Ready-to-run. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
40-foot plug-door boxcar. New road numbers: Fruit Growers Express (RBNX reporting marks). New paint schemes: FGE (Atlantic Coast Line marks), Great Northern (RBWX marks, late), Green Bay & Western, Mountain Pine Lumber, and Penn Central. Three road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Prototype-specific trucks, metal wheelsets, and Accumate couplers. $23.95 (undecorated, $18.95). Ready-to-run. Trainman line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale American Car & Foundry 70-ton Hart ballast car
American Car & Foundry 70-ton Hart ballast car. New paint schemes: Canadian National, Canadian Pacific, Milwaukee Road, Rock Island, Southern Ry., and Union Pacific. New road numbers: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe. Two road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Die-cast metal chassis, 70-ton solid-bearing trucks, and separately applied details. $29.95 (undecorated, $23.95); three-pack, $89.95. Ready-to-run. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale American Car & Foundry 4,650-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay Center Flow covered hopper
American Car & Foundry 4,650-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay Center Flow covered hopper. New paint schemes. Post-1971 prototype: Interstate Commodities (ex-Golden West Service), Solvay (original or Transitech repaint, two road numbers per scheme), and Union Pacific (Building America scheme or with Western Pacific reporting marks). Pre-1971 prototype: Canadian National and Great Northern (gray). Four numbers per scheme unless noted; both versions also available undecorated. Etched-metal running boards, detailed brake gear, and 100-ton trucks with metal wheelsets. $37.95 (undecorated, $31.95). Ready-to-run. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

National Steel Car 50-foot plug-door boxcars. New road numbers. 5,277-cubic-foot capacity boxcar: British Columbia Ry. and Canadian National. 5,182-cubic-foot-capacity boxcar: Grand Trunk Western. Two numbers per scheme; also available undecorated (5,111-, 5,182-, and 5,277-cubic-foot-capacity models). Prototype-specific ends, doors, and side sills; 70- or 100-ton trucks; and metal wheelsets. $36.95 (undecorated, $31.95). Ready-to-run. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Blackstone Models HOn3 Denver & Rio Grande Western 800-series drop-bottom gondola
Denver & Rio Grande Western 800-series drop-bottom gondola. HOn3. Moffat Tunnel herald, Flying Grande lettering (four road numbers), or Royal Gorge Route herald. One number each unless noted. Die-cast metal and injection-molded plastic construction, metal wheelsets, and Kadee no. 714 knuckle couplers. $59.95. Ready-to-run. Blackstone Models, 970-259-0690, www.blackstonemodels.com
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Blackstone Models HOn3 Denver & Rio Grande Western 6000-series flatcar
Denver & Rio Grande Western 6000-series flatcar. HOn3. Five car numbers available; also available painted but unlettered. Die-cast metal and injection-molded plastic construction, metal wheelsets, and Kadee no. 714 knuckle couplers. $49.95. Ready-to-run. Blackstone Models, 970-259-0690, www.blackstonemodels.com
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ExactRail HO scale Magor 4,948-cubic-foot-capacity “Big John” covered hopper
Magor 4,948-cubic-foot-capacity “Big John” covered hopper. Southern Ry. (nine paint schemes, three road numbers per scheme) and Seaboard Air Line (as-delivered scheme, six numbers). Wire uncoupling levers, grab irons, brake rods, and lever hangers; Kadee no. 58 scale couplers; and 100-ton American Steel Foundries Ride Control trucks. $49.95. Ready-to-run. ExactRail, 801-342-5436, www.exactrail.com
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Funaro & Camerlengo Baltimore & Ohio class N12G twin hopper kit

Baltimore & Ohio class N12G twin hopper. Resin kit with one-piece body and decals. Offered with K or AB brakes. $44.99. Funaro & Camerlengo, 570-224-4989, www.fandckits.com
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Funaro & Camerlengo HO scale Kansas City Southern all-welded hopper-gondola kit
Kansas City Southern all-welded hopper-gondola. Re-tooled resin kit with one-piece body and decals. $49.99. Funaro & Camerlengo, 570-224-4989, www.fandckits.com
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Funaro & Camerlengo HO scale Norfolk & Western auxiliary water tender kit
Norfolk & Western auxiliary water tender. Resin kit with one-piece body and decals. $49.99. Funaro & Camerlengo, 570-224-4989, www.fandckits.com
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Funaro & Camerlengo HO scale Pennsylvania RR 1953-built class X29D boxcar kit
Pennsylvania RR 1953-built class X29D boxcar. Resin kit with one-piece body, 8-foot doors, rolling pin tapered ends, and circle keystone decals. $44.99. Funaro & Camerlengo, 570-224-4989, www.fandckits.com
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Funaro & Camerlengo HO scale Pennsylvania RR class K8 stockcar kit
Pennsylvania RR class K8 stockcar. Resin kit with one-piece body and circle keystone decals. Single- and double-deck versions available (both with K or AB brakes). $49.99. Funaro & Camerlengo, 570-224-4989, www.fandckits.com
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Funaro & Camerlengo HO scale Reading Co. class XARA and XAD steel automobile boxcar kit

Reading Co. class XARA and XAD steel automobile boxcar. Resin kit with one-piece body and Reading or speed lettering decals. $44.99. Funaro & Camerlengo, 570-224-4989, www.fandckits.com
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Funaro & Camerlengo HO scale Southern Ry. 36-foot double-sheathed boxcar kit
Southern Ry. 36-foot double-sheathed boxcar. Resin kit with one-piece body, late Hutchins ends, and decals. $44.99. Funaro & Camerlengo, 570-224-4989, www.fandckits.com

40-foot refrigerator car. American Maid Beer, Black Forest Brewery, One Sound State Beer, Land of Lakes Beer, Straight Eight Beer, and Cook’s “500” Beer. Six-pack, $94.98. Ready-to-run. Model Power line. Model Rectifier Corp., 732-225-2100, www.modelrectifier.com
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Tangent Scale Models HO scale General American 8,000-gallon acid tank car
General American 8,000-gallon acid tank car. General American (black lease scheme, 1952+; Stauffer Chemical Co.; The Dow Chemical Co.; and white lease scheme, 1971+). Four road numbers per scheme. Ready-to-run models painted black but unlettered (1949 to 1951 and 1951 to 1960) and kits also available. See-through running board and dome platform, separately applied tank handrail and strap detail, and AB brake detail and train line air hose. $44.95. Ready-to-run. Tangent Scale Models, 828-279-6106, www.tangentscalemodels.com

Russell snow plow. New paint schemes: Burlington Northern, Canadian Pacific, Chicago & North Western (Chicago Great Western reporting marks), Conrail, Milwaukee Road, and Pan Am Railways. One road number per scheme. Railroad-specific details, custom front truck for tight-radius curves, hinged wing blades, and factory-installed grab irons. $69.98. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

HO scale passenger cars

Single- and paired-window heavyweight coaches. New paint schemes: Single-window coach: Delaware & Hudson (two-tone gray); New York Central; New York, New Haven & Hartford (Hunter Green and light gray); Southern Ry. (dark green and gold); and Spokane, Portland & Seattle (dark green and gold). Paired-window coach: Canadian National (black, gray, and red), Chesapeake & Ohio (blue, gray, and yellow), and Milwaukee Road (orange and maroon). Three road numbers per road name; also available undecorated. Detailed interior, scale sprung diaphragms, and separately applied underbody detail. $64.95 (undecorated, $54.95). Ready-to-run. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

 

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Märklin Inc. HO scale Digital Santa Fe Super Chief train set

HO scale train sets

Digital Santa Fe Super Chief train set. Set includes Electro-Motive Division F7A, two EMD F7B diesel locomotives, and six streamlined passenger cars. F7A features new tooling, detailed cab interior, light-emitting diode (LED) class lights, illuminated number boxes, and working Mars light. Passenger cars feature current-conducting couplers, factory-installed LED lighting (powered by locomotive), separately applied metal radio antenna on Vista-Dome car, and marker lights on observation car. Limited run of 1,500 sets. $1,899.98. Märklin Inc., www.marklin.com
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Broadway Limited Imports railroad water tank. Pre-production sample shown.

HO scale structures

Railroad water tank. Pre-production sample shown. Features motorized spout and sound effects, including squeaks, clangs, and water rushing into tender. Production models will be painted and weathered to look like aged wood. Can be wired to DC accessory terminals on power pack or paired with an Aux-Box-type Digital Command Control controller. Price and release date to be announced. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com
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The Fyfe Building by Custom Model Railroads
The Fyfe Building. Laser-cut acrylic kit with tab-and-slot construction and 3-D printed detail parts. Footprint is 6” x 11-1/4”. $285. Add-on kit available separately. Custom Model Railroads, 410-889-0010, www.cmrtrain.com
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The Severn by Custom Model Railroads
The Severn. Laser-cut acrylic kit with cast detail parts, sidewalks, and window shades. Based on Baltimore high-rise apartment building built in the 1890s. Footprint is 4” x 11-1/4”. $250. Custom Model Railroads, 410-889-0010, www.cmrtrain.com
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Laser Modeling 3 HO scale Elba Coal & Heating Oil kit

Elba Coal & Heating Oil. Kit features cast-resin coal tower, office and warehouse, electrical house, and heating oil tanks. Also includes Scale Structures Ltd., B.E.S.T., and 3-D printed castings; Northeastern Scale Lumber; Tichy Train Group parts; light-emitting diode lighting; signs; and step-by-step instructions. Footprint is 12” x 12”. Limited run of 100 kits. $268 plus shipping. Laser Modeling 3, 585-243-3480, www.lasermodeling3.com

Assorted structure kits. Station (three versions), switch tower, and water tower. Embossed 3-D exteriors with simulated wood or brick, windows, and interior details. No glue or paint required. $8.98 each. Produced by Clever Paper, distributed by Model Rectifier Corp., 732-225-2100, www.modelrectifier.com
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J. Frank’s Grocery by Woodland Scenics
J. Frank’s Grocery. Includes loading dock with dolly, large display windows, awnings, kiddie ride, and printed interior and window treatments. $79.99. Built & Ready Landmark Structures series. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
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Sully’s Tavern by Woodland Scenics
Sully’s Tavern. Weathered brick exterior, signs, details, and printed interior and window treatments. $64.99. Built & Ready Landmark Structures series. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
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Slim the Cowboy by Great Lakes Models
HO scale details and accessories

Slim the Cowboy. Factory-painted etched-brass detail. Modeled from Woodcraft’s plans. $4.90. Great Lakes Models, www.greatlakesmodels.com
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Model Tech Studios HO scale lightning rods and finials

Lightning rods and finials. Variety pack with 12 styles. $8.99. Model Tech Studios, www.modeltechstudios.com
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Model Tech Studios HO scale 1920s to 1950s trackside mail crane
1920s to 1950s trackside mail crane. Factory-finished model. $17.99. Model Tech Studios, www.modeltechstudios.com
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Moon Dog Rail Cars HO scale auto rack vandal protection kit

Auto rack vandal protection kit. Etched stainless steel details for InterMountain auto rack. $12. Moon Dog Rail Cars, www.moondograilcars.com
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Motrak Models HO scale coal load
Coal load. Hydrocal base with real coal glued on top. For Walthers 40-foot 50-ton drop-bottom gondola. Two-pack, $6.50. Motrak Models, 813-476-4784, stores.ebay.com/Motrak-Models
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Motrak Models HO scale coal loads
Coal load. Hydrocal base with shiny black imitation coal glued on top. For InterMountain offset two-bay hoppers. Two pack. Price to be announced. Motrak Models, 813-476-4784, stores.ebay.com/Motrak-Models
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Motrak Models HO scale scrap metal load

Scrap metal load. Hydrocal base with painted real metal shavings glued on top. For ExactRail FMC 4,000-cubic-foot-capacity coal gondola. $8.50. Motrak Models, 813-476-4784, stores.ebay.com/Motrak-Models
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Motrak Models HO scale scrap metal load
Scrap metal load. Hydrocal base with real metal shaving glued on top. For MTH 53-foot gondola. Price to be announced. Motrak Models, 813-476-4784, stores.ebay.com/Motrak-Models
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Palace Car Co. HO scale sofa berths
Sofa berths. Used in pre-World War II Pullman rebuilt sleepers and lightweight streamline sleepers. Injection-molded plastic. 12-pack, $13.75. Palace Car Co., www.palacecarco.com
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Palace Car Co. HO scale Pullman lower-section berths

Pullman lower-section berths. Single seat (approximately 7/16” wide). Injection-molded plastic. 32-pack, $10.50. Palace Car Co., www.palacecarco.com
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Palace Car Co. HO scale Roomette berths

Roomette berths. Used in pre-World War II Pullman rebuilt sleepers and lightweight streamline sleepers. Injection-molded plastic. 24-pack, $16.75. Palace Car Co., www.palacecarco.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. 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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Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale General Electric U23B diesel locomotive

General Electric U23B diesel locomotive. New paint schemes: Family Lines (Seaboard reporting marks) and Penn Eastern. New road numbers: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Chessie System; Delaware & Hudson; Lehigh Valley; and Western Pacific. Three numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Five-pole skew-wound motor with dual flywheels, separate uncoupling levers, and Accumate couplers. Direct-current model, $119.95; with NCE motor decoder, $154.95. Ready-to-run. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale Electro-Motive Division GP35 diesel locomotive
Electro-Motive Division GP35 diesel locomotive. New paint schemes: Atlantic Coast Line, Canadian Pacific, RaiLink Canada, Reading Co. (one road number), and Western Maryland. New numbers: Conrail, Great Northern (Omaha Orange and Pullman Green), and Union Pacific. Two numbers per scheme unless noted; also available undecorated (phase Ia or Ib). Slow speed motor with dual brass flywheels, golden white light-emitting diodes, and Accumate couplers. Direct-current model, $119.95; with Digital Command Control motor decoder, $154.95. Ready-to-run. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Broadway Limited Imports N scale Baldwin Centipede diesel locomotive. Pre-production sample shown.
Baldwin Centipede diesel locomotive. Pre-production sample shown. Single A unit: National Ry. of Mexico, Pennsylvania RR (A1 with train-phone antenna, A2 without; both painted Brunswick Green five-stripe passenger scheme), and Seaboard Air Line. Two road numbers per scheme. A-A sets: PRR (Brunswick Green five-stripe passenger scheme or single-stripe freight scheme, three sets per scheme) and Union Pacific (Armour Yellow and Harbor Mist Gray, fictional scheme). Plastic and die-cast metal construction, Paragon2 dual-mode sound decoder, and all-wheel drive and electrical pickup. A unit, $249.99; A-A set, $489.99. Paragon2 series. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com

Electro-Motive Division GP38-2 diesel locomotive. BNSF Ry. (post-2005 scheme), Canadian National (wet noodle with www.cn.ca), Conrail (Quality scheme), CSX (dark blue), Soo Line (red lettering), and Union Pacific (lighting bolt scheme); also available undecorated. Clip-fit printed-circuit board, Digital Command Control decoder-ready mechanism with insulated motor, heavy die-cast metal split frame, five-pole motor with flywheels, directional light-emitting diode headlights, and Magne-Matic couplers. $99.98. December 2014. Ready-to-run. WalthersN. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

N scale freight cars

Fruit Growers Express 57-foot 100-ton mechanical refrigerator car. BNSF Ry., Burlington Northern, Fruit Growers Express (as-delivered or Solid Cold schemes) and Union Pacific. Detailed underframe, body-mounted couplers, and prototype-specific body and cushioning styles. Car requires 11” minimum radius. Available with and without sound. Price to be announced. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com
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Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale 40-foot double-sheathed refrigerator car

40-foot double-sheathed refrigerator car. New paint schemes: Brinks & Sons, Genesee Brewing Co., Goetz Country Club Special, Marshall Canning Co., Pacific Great Eastern, and Wisconsin Canners Association. Two car numbers each; also available undecorated. Positionable roof hatches, handle and latch detail, and Accumate couplers. $26.95 (undecorated, $15.95). Ready-to-run. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale 40-foot plug-door boxcar

40-foot plug-door boxcar. New paint schemes: Merchants Despatch (PVYX reporting marks), Mountain Pine Lumber Co., North American Car Co. (“Dri-Protecto Car” lettering), Penn Central, Pennsylvania RR, and Transport Leasing Co. Two car numbers each; also available undecorated. Roller- or solid-bearing trucks as appropriate and Accumate couplers. $17.95 (undecorated, $13.95). Ready-to-run. Trainman series. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

50-foot boxcar. New paint schemes: Baltimore & Ohio, Bangor & Aroostook, Delaware & Hudson, Illinois Central Gulf, Norfolk & Western, and Reading Co. Two road numbers per scheme. Diagonal panel roof, 9-foot Youngstown doors, and 50-ton solid-bearing trucks. $18.95 (BAR, $19.95). Ready-to-run. Trainman series. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale American Car & Foundry 70-ton Hart ballast car

American Car & Foundry 70-ton Hart ballast car. New paint schemes: Canadian National, Canadian Pacific, Milwaukee Road, Rock Island, Southern Ry., and Union Pacific. New road numbers: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe. Two road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Die-cast metal chassis, 70-ton solid-bearing trucks, and Accumate offset shank couplers. $24.95 (undecorated, $19.95); three-pack, $74.95. Ready-to-run. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale Chesapeake & Ohio-style center-cupola caboose
Chesapeake & Ohio-style center-cupola caboose. New paint schemes: Baltimore & Ohio (one road number), Conrail (maintenance-of-way paint scheme), Erie Lackawanna, Lehigh & New England, Missouri Pacific, Monon, Norfolk & Western, Pacific Ry., and Soo Line. Two car numbers each unless noted; also available undecorated. Weighted and detailed underframe, window glazing, and Accumate couplers. $21.95 (undecorated, $15.95). Ready-to-run. Trainman series. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale Pullman-Standard 2,750-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay hopper
Pullman-Standard 2,750-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay hopper. Boston & Maine; Clinchfield; Detroit, Toledo & Ironton; and Great Northern. Four road numbers. Prototype-specific trucks, die-cast metal hopper and center sill, and Accumate knuckle couplers. $21.95 (undecorated, $17.95). Ready-to-run. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

Pullman-Standard PS-2 two-bay covered hopper. New paint schemes: Chicago & North Western, Chicago Great Western, Monon RR, Norfolk & Western, Southern Ry., Southern Pacific, and Stauffer Chemical. Two road numbers each; also available undecorated. Prototype-specific trucks, detailed brake gear, and Accumate couplers. $15.95 (undecorated, $12.95). Ready-to-run. Trainman series. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

N scale passenger cars

Erie class C-18 Standard Steel Car Co. 70-foot heavyweight baggage express car. Injection-molded plastic model with prototype-specific underframe and roof details, six-wheel Commonwealth Equalizer passenger trucks, 36” wheelsets, and body-mounted Magne-Matic couplers. Road names and price to be announced. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com

N scale structures

The Fyfe Building. Laser-cut acrylic kit with tab-and-slot construction and 3-D printed detail parts. Footprint is 3-1/4” x 6-1/4”. $170. Custom Model Railroads, 410-889-0010, www.cmrtrain.com

The Severn. Laser-cut acrylic kit with cast detail parts, sidewalks, and window shades. Based on Baltimore high-rise apartment building built in the 1890s. Footprint is 2-1/4” x 6-1/4”. $150. Custom Model Railroads, 410-889-0010, www.cmrtrain.com
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Lunde Studios N scale Ashbury Hotel
Ashbury Hotel. Cast-resin kit with tab-and-slot construction, molded roof details, separate windows and doors, steps, building sign, and clear window glazing. Structure measures 4-1/4” x 6-3/4” x 7-1/2” tall. $84.95. Lunde Studios, 479-253-5088, www.lundestudios.com

Hole-In-One Donut shop. Injection-molded plastic kit with rooftop donut, three walk-up and large front windows, and decal signs. $24.98. December 2014. Cornerstone Series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

Diamond Coal Corp. Injection-molded plastic kit with conveyor and supports for above- or below-ground operations, separate slack bin, walkways and stairs, and printed signs. Serves two loading tracks. $49.98. Cornerstone Series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

J. Frank’s Grocery. Includes loading dock with dolly, large display windows, awnings, kiddie ride, and printed interior and window treatments. $59.99. Built & Ready Landmark Structures series. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com

Sully’s Tavern. Weathered brick exterior, signs, details, and printed interior and window treatments. $54.99. Built & Ready Landmark Structures series. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
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MinuteMan Scale Models N scale laser-cut peel-and-stick roofing material
N scale details and accessories

Laser-cut peel-and-stick roofing material. Wood shake shingles, light gray slate shingles, black rolled roofing, light gray diamond shingles, light gray fish-scale shingles, and light gray three-tab asphalt shingles. Each set contains two 6 x 6-inch sheets (approximately 36 square inches). $9.95 each. MinuteMan Scale Models, 978-302-4524, www.minutemanscalemodels.com

O scale freight cars

36-foot double-sheathed refrigerator car. New paint schemes: C.F. Vissman & Co., Frigicar, Klinck Packing Co., Michigan Alkali Co., Norfolk Poultry Co., and Schott Brewing Co. Two road numbers per scheme. Plastic body with die-cast metal chassis, 40-ton Bettendorf-style sprung die-cast metal trucks, and 33” metal wheelsets. $76.95. Ready-to-run. Atlas O, 908-687-0880, www.atlaso.com
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Bay-window caboose by Atlas O
Bay-window caboose. New paint schemes: Nickel Plate Road, Baltimore & Ohio, Chessie System (with Baltimore & Ohio reporting marks, red or green safety scheme), Long Island Rail Road, and Union Pacific. Separately applied see-through running board, die-cast metal couplers, and interior lighting with on/off control switch on chassis. $64.95. Trainman line. Ready-to-run. Atlas O, 908-687-0880, www.atlaso.com
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American Car & Foundry 8,000-gallon Type 27 tank car by Atlas O
American Car & Foundry 8,000-gallon Type 27 tank car. New paint schemes: California Dispatch Line, Crystal Car Line, General Electric Rail Services Corporation (NATX reporting marks), Philadelphia Quartz, St. Louis-San Francisco (Frisco), and Union Starch. Four road numbers per paint scheme; also available undecorated. Die-cast metal chassis; metal grab irons, handrails, and stirrup steps; and body-mounted couplers. $74.95. Ready-to-run. Atlas O, 908-687-0880, www.atlaso.com
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Association of American Railroads 70-ton three-bay hopper by Atlas O
Association of American Railroads 70-ton three-bay hopper. New paint schemes: Central of Georgia, Chessie System (with Chesapeake & Ohio or Western Maryland reporting marks), Minneapolis & St. Louis, and Reading & Northern. Flat or arched ends as appropriate, sprung die-cast metal trucks, and removable coal load. $55.95. Ready-to-run. Trainman series. Atlas O, 908-687-0880, www.atlaso.com

O scale passenger cars

California Zephyr baggage car. Amtrak (nos. 1002 and 1004); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (Silver Coyote); Denver & Rio Grande Western (Silver Antelope); and Western Pacific (Silver Beaver). Light-emitting diode interior lighting (track or battery powered); detailed underbody; and sprung, die-cast metal trucks. Price to be announced. 2015 release. Ready-to-run. Atlas O, 908-687-0880, www.atlaso.com

California Zephyr
dorm-buffet-lounge dome car. Amtrak (Silver Club and Silver Lounge); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (Silver Lounge); Denver & Rio Grande Western (Silver Shop); and Western Pacific (Silver Hostel). Detailed interior; light-emitting diode interior lighting (track or battery powered); detailed underbody; and sprung, die-cast metal trucks. Price to be announced. 2015 release. Ready-to-run. Atlas O, 908-687-0880, www.atlaso.com

California Zephyr streamlined 6-double-bedroom, 5-compartment sleeper. Amtrak (Silver Dove and Silver Thrush); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (Silver Quail); Denver & Rio Grande Western (Silver Gull); and Western Pacific (Silver Crane). Detailed interior; light-emitting diode interior lighting (track or battery powered); detailed underbody; and sprung, die-cast metal trucks. $164.95. Ready-to-run. Atlas O, 908-687-0880, www.atlaso.com

California Zephyr streamlined dome observation car. Amtrak (Silver Horizon and Silver Solarium); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (Silver Penthouse); Denver & Rio Grande Western (Silver Sky); and Western Pacific (Silver Crescent). Detailed interior; light-emitting diode interior lighting (track or battery powered); detailed underbody; and sprung, die-cast metal trucks. $184.95. Ready-to-run. Atlas O, 908-687-0880, www.atlaso.com
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Clever Models O scale Hotel Columbia
O scale structures

Hotel Columbia. Downloadable structure kit designed to be printed on cardstock. Price and additional details to be announced. Includes instructions for printing structure in S, HO, and N. Clever Models, www.clevermodels.net
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Clever Models O scale Union Hotel
Union Hotel. Downloadable structure kit designed to be printed on cardstock. Red brick, yellow clapboard, or green clapboard. Includes instructions for printing structure in S, HO, and N. Based on the original by Harry Brunk. $9.95 each (all three versions, $14.95). Clever Models, www.clevermodels.net

J. Frank’s Grocery. Factory assembled and weathered structure with loading dock and dolly, large display windows, awnings, kiddie ride, light-emitting diode interior and exterior lighting, printed interior, and window treatments. $149.99. Built & Ready Landmark Structures. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com

Sully’s Tavern. Factory assembled and weathered structure with light-emitting diode interior lighting, printed interior, window treatments, and signs. $139.99. Built & Ready Landmark Structures. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com

O scale details and accessories

Lightning rods and finials. Variety pack with 12 styles. $11.99. Model Tech Studios, www.modeltechstudios.com

1920s to 1950s trackside mail crane. Factory-finished model. $18.99. Model Tech Studios, www.modeltechstudios.com

S scale details and accessories

Lightning rods and finials. Variety pack with 12 styles. $8.99. Model Tech Studios, www.modeltechstudios.com

1920s to 1950s trackside mail crane. Factory-finished model. $17.99. Model Tech Studios, www.modeltechstudios.com
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Piko America LLC large scale Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe flatcar
Large scale freight cars

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe flatcar. Injection-molded plastic model with separate stakes and plastic wheelsets. $52.99. Ready-to-run. Piko America LLC, 877-678-4449, www.piko-america.com
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Piko America LLC large scale Pennsylvania RR tank car
Pennsylvania RR tank car. Injection-molded plastic model with separately applied ladders, handrails, and brake wheel; plastic wheelsets; and underbody brake detail. $52.99. Ready-to-run. Piko America LLC, 877-678-4449, www.piko-america.com

Electronics/controls

Snaps. Wiring connector for the Tortoise by Circuitron switch motor. Includes connector, eight-position wiring block, and Stay Put shims. $6.99. Accu-Lites Inc., 847-224-7914, www.acculites.com

SmartSwitch sets. Stand-alone system (Compatible with DC or Digital Command Control. Includes SmartSwitch control board, servo programming board, four servo motors, four toggle switches, four servo mounting brackets, and four wire linkages), $87.95; with SmartFrog (DC or DCC compatible. For wiring frog on Peco Electrofrog and Unifrog turnouts), $119.95; with stationary decoder (dual-mode control), $101.95; with SmartFrog and stationary decoder (dual-mode control), $149.95; and jumbo set (DC, DCC, and large scale), $149.95. SmartSwitch allows users to power turnouts, signal arms, crossing gates, and other accessories in all scales. Control board operates up to four servo motors. ANE Model, www.anemodel.com 

Digital decoder-equipped passenger car lighting sets. Bright and warm white. Perforated lighting strips compatible with N and HO scale passenger cars. Features capacitance for flicker-free operation and adjustable brightness. Includes Digital Command Control-compatible decoder. Price to be announced. Early 2015. ESU LLC, 570-649-5048, www.esu.eu/en/start/

Downloadable sound files. Alco DL109 diesel locomotive, Alco 251 6- and 12-cylinder diesel engines, Electro-Motive Division DDA40X diesel locomotive, Fairbanks-Morse H12-44 diesel locomotive, General Electric U50 diesel locomotive, GE early and late 16-cylinder diesel engines, and Milwaukee Road class A Hiawatha 4-4-2 steam locomotive. Free. ESU LLC, 570-649-5048, www.esu.eu/en/start/

Mobile Control II. Android-based WiFi throttle. Works with ESU ECoS Command Station. Features open-platform design so users can download any app from the Google Play store, including Engine Driver and others. Includes knob and four programmable buttons. Early 2015. $319.90. ESU LLC, 570-649-5048, www.esu.eu/en/start/

NonSound LokPilot Standard decoders. Eight- and 21-pin versions. 21MTC is compatible with current locomotives from Atlas, Bowser, Fox Valley Models, Hornby Hobbies, InterMountain, and Rapido utilizing the 21MTC plug. Decoders feature 6 outputs. $25.99. ESU LLC, 570-649-5048, www.esu.eu/en/start/
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Model Rectifier Corp. Decoder Dr. programmer and analyzer
Decoder Dr. programmer and analyzer. Allows users to plug in decoder before installation and check functions. Can also program and test decoders using a section of track or by plugging a decoder into socket on Decoder Dr. $95.98. Model Rectifier Corp., 732-225-2100, www.modelrectifier.com

Universal sound decoders. Diesel sound decoder with Electro-Motive Division 567 diesel engine, bell, and horn or steam sound decoder with whistle and bell. $42.98 each. Model Rectifier Corp., 732-225-2100, www.modelrectifier.com

Ecto siren. Factory-assembled compact circuit with speaker. Siren digitally recorded from original Ghostbusters movie. Requires 9V battery. Price to be announced. Evan Designs, 888-764-2610, www.modeltrainsoftware.com

Fire truck siren. Factory-assembled compact circuit with speaker. Siren and air horn sounds recorded from Federal Q prototype. Requires 9V battery. Price to be announced. Evan Designs, 888-764-2610, www.modeltrainsoftware.com

Mega chip light-emitting diode. Cool or warm white. For structure or passenger car lighting, floodlights, or other applications where bright, diffused light is required. 7-19V AC, DC, or Digital Command Control. Price to be announced. Evan Designs, 888-764-2610, www.modeltrainsoftware.com
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JAM Solutions Inc. dual-control power switch hardware mechanization

Dual-control power switch hardware mechanization. Lets users simulate the action of manually operating a dispatcher-controlled power switch in Centralized Traffic Control territory. For Bruce Chubb’s Computer/Model Railroad Interface (C/MRI) system. $19.95. JAM Solutions Inc.
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Kadee Quality Products Co. RC Servo Controller

RC Servo Controller. Adds servo control to Digital Command Control, AirWire, Bluetooth, or other locomotive control decoders with auxiliary/function output. Allows control of Kadee RC remote couplers (factory programmed), turnouts, crossing gates, semaphores, and more. $49.99. Kadee Quality Products Co., 541-826-3883, www.kadee.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. 1.3A continuous motor rating; 2A peak (stall). $46.95. NCE Corp., 585-265-0230, www.ncedcc.com
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NCE Corp. D13NHP four-function decoder

D13NHP four-function decoder. Direct plug into locomotives equipped with eight-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. 1.3A continuous motor rating; 2A peak (stall). Not for use with more than 15V track voltage. $49.95. NCE Corp., 585-265-0230, www.ncedcc.com
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NCE Corp. D13DRJ dead rail wireless decoder

D13DRJ dead rail wireless decoder. Built-in radio receiver compatible with S-Cab by Stanton Wireless, Tam Valley, and other transmitters. Equipped with nine-pin Digital Command Control decoder plug. Torque compensation for smooth low-speed performance. Magnetic on switch; function five (F5) or a switch connected to terminals A and B turns decoder off. 1.3A continuous motor rating; 2A peak (stall). Requires 7 to 18V battery or direct-current power to operate. Measures 1.30” x .640” x .285”. $49.95. NCE Corp., 585-265-0230, www.ncedcc.com
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NCE Corp. PH5 5-amp command station

PH5 5-amp command station. Includes booster, ProCab throttle, power supplies, and more. Features USB computer interface. Supports up to 63 throttles. Additional boosters can be added to system. $769.95. PH5r (with radio-equipped command station and ProCabr radio-equipped throttle) will also be offered. January 2015. NCE Corp., 585-265-0230, www.ncedcc.com
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NCE Corp. QSnap-Mark 2 accessory decoder
QSnap-Mark 2 accessory decoder. Operates up to four twin-coil switch machines, such as Atlas Snap Switches. Supports full range of Digital Command Control accessory addresses. Runs from track power or external 9 to 15V direct-current power supply. $69.96. NCE Corp., 585-265-0230, www.ncedcc.com
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NCE Corp. Switch 8-Mark 2 accessory decoder

Switch 8-Mark 2 accessory decoder. Controls up to eight Tortoise by Circuitron-type switch motors. Power to decoder can be from track bus or separate DC power supply. Light-emitting diode display lets user know what step and value is being entered during programming. $69.95. NCE Corp., 585-265-0230, www.ncedcc.com
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NCE Corp. Switch It-Mark 2 accessory decoder

Switch It-Mark 2 accessory decoder. Controls up to two Tortoise by Circuitron-type switch motors. Decoder remembers position of the switch during power outages. Supports full range of Digital Command Control accessory addresses. $29.95. NCE Corp., 585-265-0230, www.ncedcc.com
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SoundTraxx Tsunami SoundCar digital sound decoder
Tsunami SoundCar digital sound decoder. For N through G scale rolling stock. Sixteen-bit Digital Command Control sound decoder with a variety of sounds, including flange squeal, generator, coupling and uncoupling, and glad hand release. Includes four Hyperlight-equipped outputs for interior and exterior lights. Decoder measures 8.5mm x 14mm x 47mm. $42.50 each; three-pack, $112.95. SoundTraxx, 970-259-0690, www.soundtraxx.com

AZL4 decoder. Full-featured four-function decoder for American Z Lines modern diesel chassis (SD70, SD70M, SD75M, GP9, GP38-2, and others). Built-in forward and reverse light-emitting diodes and auto adjusting back-electromotive-force control. Decoder measures 1.3” x .26” x .1”. $42.75. Train Control Systems, 215-453-9145, www.tcsdcc.com

MT1500 decoder. Full-featured two-function decoder for Micro-Trains Line Co. N scale Electro-Motive Division SW1500 diesel locomotive. Built-in forward light-emitting diode and auto adjusting back-electromotive-force control. Decoder measures .51” x .39” x .1”. $42.75. Train Control Systems, 215-453-9145, www.tcsdcc.com
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Woodland Scenics Just Plug lighting system
Just Plug lighting system. Lights & Hub set (includes two warm white light-emitting diode stick-on lights and places to add two Just Plug LEDs), $19.99; Light Hub (add up to four Just Plug LEDs to a project), $16.99; Expansion Hub (includes four extension cables for connecting Light Hubs), $15.99; auxiliary switch (for turning lights on and off), $9.99; power supply (powers up to 50 lights), $19.99; connecting cables (for connecting multiple hubs), $5.99; and extension cables (extends the length of any Just Plug cable), $5.99. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com

Assorted light-emitting diodes for Just Plug lighting system. Nano LEDs (simulates an individual bulb): Blue, cool white, flashing red, flashing yellow, green, orange, red, and warm white, yellow. Stick-On LEDs (for lighting an entire building): Blue, cool white, green, orange, red, warm white, and yellow. Adhesive-backed LEDs. $9.99. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com

Just Plug lighting system accessories. Light diffusing window film (blocks outside view through windows of an empty building), $16.99; light block kit (ribbon putty for blocking light leaks at base of building or corner joints), $16.99; and tidy wire kit (adhesive-backed mounts for securing cables and wires), $6.99. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
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Bluford Shops cornfields
Scenery

Cornfields. Injection-molded plastic (summer green or autumn harvest). Strips attach to each other with pins and sockets. N scale (covers 4” x 5-1/2”), $24.95. HO scale (23.7 square inches, $19.95; 66.4 square inches, $45.85). N scale fields available in January-February 2015, HO scale fields due out in second quarter 2015. Bluford Shops, 618-822-6833, www.bluford-shops.com
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Chooch Enterprises Flexible vinyl detail sheets. Pre-production samples shown.
Flexible vinyl detail sheets. Pre-production samples shown. Cast concrete walls, blasted rock walls, timber walls, and brick walls. Can be cut with scissors. Use as wall detail, tunnel liners, or general scenery. Small (N and HO), medium (HO), and large (HO and O). 3-3/4” x 12” sheets with peel-and-stick backing. $12.99. First quarter 2015. Chooch Enterprises, www.choochenterprises.com
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Osborn Model Kits crossing signals
Crossing signals. Non-functioning laser-cut wood details. One set per pack. Available in HO and N scales. Prices to be announced. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com
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Utility Poles by Osborn Model Kits
Utility poles. Laser-cut wood kit. Includes two transformers. HO and N scales. Prices to be announced. Osborn Model Kits, 705-790-0600, www.osbornmodelkits.com
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Maintenance tool kit by Aero-Car Hobby Lubricants
Tools

Maintenance tool kit. Includes lube applicator, extra small lube applicator, dirt dagger, dirt and lint grabber, and brush applicator. $2. Aero-Car Hobby Lubricants, 708-246-9027, www.achlubes.com
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Anest Iwata-Medea Inc. Iwata airbrush cleaning kit

Paint and airbrush supplies

Iwata airbrush cleaning kit. Includes three extra small cleaning brushes, 50 pipe cleaners, 12 Artool Studio wipes, 1-ounce bottle Medea airbrush cleaner, Medea Super Lube, Iwata nozzle wrench, Iwata light-emitting diode magnifier, case with latch and hang loop, and instructions. Price to be announced. Anest Iwata-Medea Inc., 503-253-7308, www.iwata-medea.com
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Motrak Models Scalecoat II paint

Scalecoat II paint. Aged Concrete, Aluminum, Burnt Orange, Oxide Red, Roof Brown, Rust, White, and eight other colors. Organic solvent-based paint dries to flat finish. $8. Motrak Models, 813-476-4784, stores.ebay.com/Motrak-Models
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The Testor Corp. Model Master acrylic 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
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Kam Konnect Corner benchwork modules

Benchwork

Corner benchwork modules. Cabinet grade hardwoods and plywood, Dow ½” extruded-foam insulation board, wood alignment dowels, and rotating cams. For use with Kam Konnect benchwork. 24”, $179; 30”, $189; 36”, $199; and 42”, $209. Kam Konnect, 832-707-9499, www.kamkonnect.com
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Kam Konnect Dual-Level and Sweeps benchwork modules

Dual-Level and Sweeps benchwork modules. Cabinet grade hardwoods and plywood, Dow ½” extruded-foam insulation board, wood alignment dowels, and rotating cams. For use with Kam Konnect benchwork. Track alignment tools, module end pieces to connect to non-Kam Konnect tables, dress end caps, and road cases also available. Contact manufacturer for pricing. Kam Konnect, 832-707-9499, www.kamkonnect.com
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Kam Konnect T-handle

T-handle. Tool for turning cams in Kam Konnect benchwork. $9.95. Kam Konnect, 832-707-9499, www.kamkonnect.com
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Moon Dog Rail Cars coal gondola burn decals

Decals

Coal gondola burn decals. Two sets available. Set 001 features burn marks for assorted hoppers, including quad hoppers by ExactRail and Tangent Scale Models. Set 002 includes decals for BLMA’s Norfolk Southern Top Gon coal gondolas. $8 each. Model shown weathered by Russ Goodwin/Moon Dog Rail Cars. Moon Dog Rail Cars, www.moondograilcars.com
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Moon Dog Rail Cars locomotive burn decals
Locomotive burn decals. Price and additional details to be announced. Moon Dog Rail Cars, www.moondograilcars.com
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Moon Dog Rail Cars First Union Rail (NDYX reporting marks) Johnstown America AutoFlood II coal hoppers

First Union Rail (NDYX reporting marks) Johnstown America AutoFlood II coal hoppers. Red or oxide panels with side and end reporting marks, road numbers, and grind marks. $14 each. Moon Dog Rail Cars, www.moondograilcars.com
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Custom installation of marker lights from Richmond Controls
Services

Custom installation of marker lights. For N scale passenger cars and cabooses. Markers have three light-emitting diodes. Light-emitting diodes are wired to EZ-Lite Lighting System module. Contact manufacturer for pricing. Richmond Controls, 281-342-4895, www.richmondcontrols.com
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MinuteMan Scale Models peel-and-stick steel weights

Miscellaneous

Peel-and-stick steel weights. Features thin adhesive-backed foam tape on one side. Weights measure ½” x ¾” x 1/8”. Thirty six ¼-ounce weights, $10.95. MinuteMan Scale Models, 978-302-4524, www.minutemanscalemodels.com

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