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New products for the week of December 4, 2014

New model railroad products from Athearn Trains, CMW Holdings Ltd./Classic Metal Works, Walthers, and more!
HO scale locomotives

Electro-Motive Division GP9 diesel locomotive. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (black with zebra stripes); Boston & Maine; Florida East Coast; and Wabash. Four road numbers each; also available undecorated (phase II and III). Wire grab irons and lift rings, full cab interior, and road-number-specific details. Direct-current models, $189.98; with dual-mode SoundTraxx sound decoder, $289.98. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140,

HO scale freight cars

Northern Alberta Ry. Fowler stockcar. Cast-resin kits with Murphy 14- or 16-rib roofs, prototype-specific side posts, end and corner gussets, ladder grabs, half-drop grabs, side ladders, and two versions of the modified five-foot Youngstown steel doors. Kit includes decals covering all versions of the prototype car but no trucks or couplers. $40 each plus shipping. Westerfield, 303-658-9343,
Walthers HO scale 50-foot 100-ton Eastern three-bay hopper
50-foot 100-ton Eastern three-bay hopper. BNSF Ry. (post-2005 herald), Bessemer & Lake Erie (with Canadian National URL), Chesapeake & Ohio, Conrail, CSX (New York Central reporting marks), and Illinois Central. Two car numbers each. Improved grab iron depth, thinner stirrups, metal wheelsets, and Proto-Max couplers. $24.95. Ready-to-run. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770,
Walthers HO scale Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Pullman-Standard 24-duplex roomette Indian-series sleeper car
HO scale passenger cars

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Pullman-Standard 24-duplex roomette Indian-series sleeper car. For San Francisco Chief. Factory-installed grab irons, prototype-specific window tinting, and Proto-Max couplers. $79.98. Ready-to-run. WalthersProto. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770,

HO scale details and accessories

Joint bars. Cosmetic laser-cut details for code 100 rail. Eight sets available with different styles and spacing. $15.50 each. Precision Design Co., 204-324-8711,
CMW Holdings Ltd./Classic Metal Works HO scale assorted 1955 Ford Sedans
Assorted 1955 Ford sedans. Ford Fairlane town sedans (Aquatone Blue or Torch Red, both with Snowshoe White upper), Ford Customline (Buckskin Brown with Snowshoe White roof or Neptune Green with Pinetree Green roof), and Ford Mainline (Banner Blue or Seahaze Green). Clear headlights, chrome parts, and rolling vinyl tires. $17. Ready-to-run. CMW Holdings Ltd./Classic Metal Works, 419-842-8114,
CMW Holdings Ltd./Classic Metal Works HO scale assorted freight loads
Assorted freight loads. Stacked shipping cartons, stacked wooden crates, stack of 50- pound sacks, and 55-gallon drums. Designed to fit Classic Metal Works vehicles. $10 each. CMW Holdings Ltd./Classic Metal Works, 419-842-8114,

N scale locomotives

Electro-Motive Division F40PH diesel locomotive. CSX (dark blue or dark blue with boxcar herald, one road number each), Denver & Rio Grande Western Ski-Train, and Florida Tri-Rail. Two road numbers each unless noted. Decorated snow plows as appropriate, modified horn placement, and painted railings. $185. February 2015. Ready-to-run. Kobo Custom Line. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9500,

N scale freight cars

Milwaukee Road 40-foot ribbed-side boxcars. With yellow band and black ends (two car numbers available), $21.95. With roof hatches and orange doors (three car numbers), $24.95. Metal wheelsets and separately applied running boards with corner grab irons. Ready-to-run. Fox Valley Models, 847-768-2344,

N scale details and accessories

Sheet and post smooth-side 40-foot containers. Japan Line (two-pack only), “K” Line, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (two-pack only), NYK (two-pack only), OOCL, and Sea-Land. Two-pack, $19.95; five-pack, $44.95. Second quarter 2015. DeLuxe Innovations, 201-857-5880,
Electro-Motive Division GP9 diesel locomotive by American Z Line
Z scale locomotives

Electro-Motive Division GP9 diesel locomotive. New paint scheme: Milwaukee Road (with dynamic brakes or rooftop “torpedo tube” air tanks, two number each). Light-emitting diode directional lighting, prototype-specific details, and AZL AutoLatch couplers. $169. Ready-to-run. American Z Line, 614-764-1703,
33,000-gallon-capacity LPG tank car by American Z Line
Z scale freight cars

33,000-gallon-capacity LPG tank car. New paint scheme: Technical Propellants. Two car numbers available. Metal wheelsets and AutoLatch knuckle couplers. $41 each. Ready-to-run. American Z Line, 614-764-1703,
Southern Pacific class C-30-5 bay-window caboose by American Z Line
Southern Pacific class C-30-5 bay-window caboose. New paint scheme: Kansas City Southern. Two car numbers. Metal wheelsets and American Z Lines AutoLatch couplers. $64. Ready-to-run. American Z Line, 614-764-1703,


Analog sound box with Electro-Motive Division first generation diesel sounds. Box features six function buttons for controlling sounds (horns, bells, and coupler clanks). Sounds play from built-in speaker or can be routed through a stereo-out jack to external speakers or headphones. Can be powered externally or with Kato power pack. Device is a pass-through for a power pack and can control multiple locomotives (only one sound card can be used at a time). $279.99. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9500,
Micro-Mark One-To-One/Express mold rubber
Mold making supplies

Micro-Mark One-To-One/Express mold rubber. Super-fast cure, general purpose liquid mold rubber. Room Temperature Vulcanizing formula cures without heat into soft and pliable mold. Six minute pot life, 30 minute cure. Kit contains approximately 32 fluid ounces of material. $35.95. Micro-Mark, 800-225-1066,


Assorted decals. Farmers Grain Pullman-Standard 4,427-; 4,750-; and American Car & Foundry 4,650-cubic-foot-capacity hoppers. Spokane, Portland & Seattle heavyweight passenger cars (heralds and stripes). Richmond Pacific RR diesels (Electro-Motive Division GP15-1 and SW1200) and wide-cupola caboose. OOCL containers and chassis. HO scale $8, N scale $6.50. Microscale Industries, 714-593-1422,

Assorted decals. Chicago, Burlington & Quincy name trains with all car numbers in bronze gold ($16.95); Great Northern mail storage/refrigerator car set with aluminum stripes and gold, green, and white lettering ($6.95); and early Railway Express Agency express refrigerator cars with Dulux gold lettering ($3.95). Prices do not include shipping. Portland Car & Foundry, 415 S.W. Alder St., no. 321, Portland, OR 97204


Model Railroad System version 2.1.34. Includes libraries for communication with C/MRI and Lenz XPressNet networks, a user-mode driver for the Rail Driver control console, utilities for computing dropping resistors, a switch-list-based freight car forwarding system, and several updates. Free download. Deepwoods Software, 978-544-6933,

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