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New model trains for the week of May 26, 2016

See the latest HO, N, and Z scale model railroading products announced this week
HO scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division F7A and F7B diesel locomotives. Burlington Northern (ex-Northern Pacific units), Canadian National (circa 1973 to late 1980s rebuilds), and Chesapeake & Ohio (1952 to 1963 “low bow wave” scheme). Two A units and two A-B sets per road name. Prototype-specific details, brass air horn, and Proto-Max couplers. Direct-current models: A unit, 179.98; A-B set, $349.98. With SoundTraxx dual-mode sound decoder: A unit, $279.98; A-B set, $549.98. December 2016. WalthersProto. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Noch GmbH & Co. KG HO assorted structures
Noch GmbH & Co. KG HO assorted structures
HO scale structures
Assorted structures. Pergola ($13.99), adventure playground ($18.99), arcade ($13.99), avalanche barriers ($14.99), bleachers ($18.99), birdhouse ($9.99), doghouse (three styles, $9.99), kennel ($13.99), playground equipment ($10.99), and soccer goals and corner flags ($11.99). Laser-cut cardstock kits. June 2016. Noch GmbH & Co. KG, www.noch.com
Woodland Scenics HO double lamp post street lights
Woodland Scenics HO double lamp post street lights
HO scale details and accessories
Double lamp post street lights. Three lights with warm white light-emitting diodes, 36” of wire, and one linker plug. For street corners, sidewalks, parks, and more. 30mA set. Poles measure .484” x 2.76”. $24.99. Just Plug Lighting System. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
Woodland Scenics HO wall-mount entry lights
Woodland Scenics HO wall-mount entry lights
Wall-mount entry lights. Two lights with warm white light-emitting diodes, 36” of wire, and one linker plug. For use on homes, business entryways, garages, and more. 30mA set. $14.99. Just Plug Lighting System. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
Micro-Trains Line Co. N assorted freight cars
Micro-Trains Line Co. N assorted freight cars
N scale freight cars
Assorted freight cars. CSX (with Chesapeake & Ohio reporting marks) 100-ton three-bay hopper with coal load, $25.30. Soo Line 61-foot bulkhead flatcar with cast-resin slab-steel load, $27.90. Two road numbers per scheme. Injection-molded plastic models with plastic wheelsets and Magne-Matic couplers. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trainsline.com
Trinity 25,500-gallon tank car. New paint schemes: AIG Rail Services (TCBX reporting marks), Archer Daniels Midland (GATX reporting marks), Deep Rock Refining Co., First Union Rail (XTRX reporting marks), Flint Hill Resources, Norfolk Southern (First Responders scheme, two road numbers), and Trinity Industries Leasing (asphalt service). New road numbers: Archer Daniels Midland (molecule logo), AGP Refined Oil, BASF (GATX reporting marks), and Cargill Vegetable Oils. Three road numbers per scheme unless noted. Prototype-specific detail fittings and components, jacket seams on body, and see-through walkway and platform grating. $32.95 (NS, $37.95). Third quarter 2016. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Micro-Trains Line Co. N scale three-compartment, two-drawing room lounge observation car
Micro-Trains Line Co. N scale three-compartment, two-drawing room lounge observation car
N scale passenger cars
Three-compartment, two-drawing room lounge observation car. New paint scheme: Canadian Pacific (Assiniboine). Injection-molded plastic model with detailed interior, removable roof, Magne-Matic couplers, and plastic wheelsets. $29.95. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trainsline.com
Kato USA N Amtrak Southwest Limited train set
Kato USA N Amtrak Southwest Limited
N scale train sets
Amtrak Southwest Limited. American Car & Foundry storage mail no. 1171 and 4- bedrooms, 4-compartment, and 2-drawing-room sleeper Regal Dome; Budd 10-roomette, six-double-bedroom sleepers Pine Leaf, Pine Dale, and Pacific Falls; and Pullman-Standard 11-double-bedroom sleeper Indian Mesa, dome lounge no. 9350, and dining car no. 8070. All cars are painted in Amtrak’s phase 2 paint scheme. Includes Unitrack display track. $230. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9500, www.katousa.com
American Z Line Electro-Motive Division SD45 diesel locomotive
American Z Line Electro-Motive Division SD45 diesel locomotive
Z scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division SD45 diesel locomotive. New paint scheme: Conrail. Four road numbers. Injection-molded plastic model with can motor, dual flywheels, traction tires, directional light-emitting-diode headlights, AutoLatch couplers, and optional pilot and plow. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
American Z Line Pullman-Standard PS2-CD 4,750-cubic-foot-capacity covered hopper
American Z Line Pullman-Standard PS2-CD 4,750-cubic-foot-capacity covered hopper
Z scale freight cars
Pullman-Standard PS2-CD 4,750-cubic-foot-capacity covered hopper. New paint schemes: Arthur, N.D., Farmers Elevator Co. (Burlington Northern patchout); Frito-Lay Inc.; Jewell, Iowa, Co-op Elevator; and Klemme, Iowa, Co-op Grain (Chicago & North Western patchout). Single cars and four-pack. Metal wheelsets and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com

Trinity 17,600-gallon corn syrup tank car. New paint scheme: General American Marks Co. (“Corn Products” lettering). Injection-molded plastic model with metal wheelsets and AutoLatch couplers. Two single cars and one four-pack. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
Electronics/controls
Sound cards. First- and second-generation Electro-Motive Division diesel locomotives with turbochargers. Includes horn, bell, and other sound effects appropriate for each style of locomotive. For N and HO scale Kato Soundbox. $29.99 each. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9574, www.katousa.com

Decals and services

White Pass & Yukon – U.S. Army wartime decals for class K-28 steam locomotives, engine nos. 250-256. Decals are white and available in HO and O scales. Cab numbers, extra numbers, and "USA" tender lettering are modeled from World War II prototype photos. Price is $6.00 per set, plus $2.00 shipping. Make checks payable to Gary Major. Company also offers WP&Y – U.S. Army conversions to existing brass K-28 models. For more information contact White Pass Models, 22902 Orting Kapowsin Hwy., Graham, WA 98338. 

Club offerings
Know They Hudsons. By Thomas R. Gerbacht. Covers the New York Central Hudson-class locomotives, including the Boston & Albany J-2s, the Dreyfuss, and Empire State streamlined locomotives, as well as tenders. Features railroad record cards and drawings. Hardcover. More than 250 pages with 200 color and black-and-white photographs. $85.45 (NYCSHS members, $69.46) plus $5.50 shipping (shipping charges higher for Canada, Mexico, and overseas). Ohio residents add 8 percent tax. Limited quantity of numbered and signed copies available, $250. New York Central Systems Historical Society, www.nycshs.net

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