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New model trains for the week of February 9, 2017

New model railroad products from Summit USA, Tahoe Model Works, Trainworx, and more
HO scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division F45 diesel locomotive. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (“Kodachrome” scheme); Burlington Northern (Great Northern patchout); and Great Northern. Three road numbers per scheme. Road-number-specific details, Flexicoil-C truck sideframes with high brake cylinders, and 4,000-gallon fuel tank. Direct-current model with 8- and 9-pin connectors for Digital Command Control decoder, $179.98; with dual-mode SoundTraxx Tsunami 2 sound decoder, $279.98. December 2017. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
HO scale freight cars
Three-bay hopper with exterior posts. Baltimore & Ohio (black with large “B&O”), Chesapeake & Ohio (“C&O for Progress” herald), Chicago & Eastern Illinois (Missouri Pacific-style buzz saw herald), Denver & Rio Grande Western (speed lettering), Pennsylvania RR (black with keystone herald and name spelled out), and Virginian Ry. (black with billboard lettering). Nine road numbers per scheme (single car and two 2-packs). Removable coal load, separately applied brake gear, and McHenry scale couplers. Single car, $31.98; four-pack, $119.98. December 2017. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

Gunderson 60-foot boxcar. Arkansas-Oklahoma (Oxide Red in two road numbers, CSX patchout in one number), CSX, TTX/Railbox, General American (Oxide Red in two numbers, Caboose Red with “GATX” in one number), Kansas City Southern (TTX/Railbox patchout), and Union Pacific (Chicago Heights Terminal & Transfer reporting marks). Three numbers per scheme unless noted. Separately applied wire grab irons, 36” metal wheels, and body-mounted McHenry scale couplers. $39.98. December 2017. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

Fox Valley Models HO Soo Line Fond du Lac, Wis.-built 50-foot 7-post plug-door boxcar
Fox Valley Models HO Soo Line Fond du Lac, Wis.-built 50-foot 7-post plug-door boxcar
Soo Line Fond du Lac, Wis.-built 50-foot 7-post plug-door boxcar. With X-panel roof: CSX (reporting marks only), Soo Line (white with black lettering and “Colormark” stencil, white with red lettering, and Boxcar Red with dashed sill stripes), and Wisconsin Central. With diagonal-panel roof: Burlington Northern, BNSF Ry. (post-2005 herald), and Great Northern (Glacier Green). Three road numbers per scheme. Wire grab irons, metal wheels, and Kadee couplers. $30.95. Fox Valley Models, www.foxvalleymodels.com
The TrainMaster LLC QuiKit Line HO Yard Bunkhouse
The TrainMaster LLC QuiKit Line HO Yard Bunkhouse
HO scale structures
Yard Bunkhouse. Wood kit with laser-cut walls, doors, and windows; trim and porch railing; scale stripwood; and roofing material. Footprint is 2-1/2” x 5”. $25. QuicKit line. The TrainMaster LLC, www.thetrainmaster.com
Summit USA HO scale Pizza Hut
Summit USA HO scale Pizza Hut
Pizza Hut. Milled and laser-cut styrene kit with street sign, self-adhesive logo signs, and clear acrylic window glazing. Measures 9” x 6-1/8” x 2-3/4”. $89.95. Summit USA, www.summit-customcuts.com
Tahoe Model Works HO 40-ton American Railway Association 40-ton truck
Tahoe Model Works HO 40-ton American Railway Association 40-ton truck
HO scale details and accessories
40-ton American Railway Association 40-ton truck. One-piece acetal molding; separate brake shoe detail; and non-magnetic, insulated 33” semi-scale wheelsets. One pair, $8.35. Tahoe Model Works, P.O. Box 3935, Carson City, NV 89702-39395
Drop-frame trailer. Atlantic Coast Line, Chicago & Eastern Illinois, Clipper Exxpress, Illinois Central, Louisville & Nashville, New Jersey Central, Northern Pacific, Rock Island, and Tennessee Central. Three road numbers per scheme; also available painted silver but unlettered. $28.95. Fourth quarter 2017. Trainworx, 970-874-9747, www.train-worx.com
N scale locomotives
Northern Pacific class Z-8 4-6-6-4 Challenger steam locomotive. Northern Pacific (coal or oil tender, one number each) and Spokane, Portland & Seattle (oil tender, one number). Cast pilot with fold-down coupler, detailed boiler backhead with printed manual controls, and illuminated number boxes. Direct-current model, $379.98; with dual-mode ESU LokSound Select sound decoder, $479.98. December 2017. AthearnN. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
Fruit Growers Express 57-foot mechanical refrigerator car. Burlington Northern/Western Fruit Express (Oxide Red in one road number and yellow), BNSF Ry./Western Fruit Express (Oxide Red), Fruit Growers Express (“Solid Cold,” Phase I and III bodies), Tropicana (“Solid Cold” patchout with TPIX reporting marks), and Union Pacific (“Chilled Express” slogan and ARMN marks in six numbers, “Solid Cold” patchout with ARMN marks in one number). Three numbers per scheme unless noted. Prototype-specific exhaust stack and body-mounted McHenry scale couplers. Without sound, $29.98; with SoundTraxx sound unit, $59.98. December 2017. AthearnN. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
Micro-Trains Line Co. N scale assorted freight cars
Micro-Trains Line Co. N scale assorted freight cars
Assorted freight cars. Louisville & Nashville company service 50-foot double-door auto parts boxcar, $27.90. New York Central American Car & Foundry three-bay Center Flow covered hopper, $29.95. Pennsylvania RR American Car & Foundry three-bay Center Flow covered hopper, $28.95. Shell Oil Co. 39-foot single-dome tank car (two road numbers), $26.90. Models feature plastic wheelsets and Magne-Matic couplers. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com
N scale details and accessories
Drop-frame trailer. Atlantic Coast Line, Chicago & Eastern Illinois, Clipper Exxpress, Illinois Central, Louisville & Nashville, New Jersey Central, Northern Pacific, Rock Island, and Tennessee Central. Three road numbers per scheme; also available painted silver but unlettered. $18.95. Fourth quarter 2017. Trainworx, 970-874-9747, www.train-worx.com
American Z Line Electro-Motive Division GP30 diesel locomotive.
American Z Line Electro-Motive Division GP30 diesel locomotive
Z scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division GP30 diesel locomotive. New paint scheme: Chesapeake & Ohio. Three road numbers. Directional light-emitting-diode headlights, prototype-specific details, and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
American Z Line Electro-Motive Division GP38-2 diesel locomotive
American Z Line Electro-Motive Division GP38-2 diesel locomotive
Electro-Motive Division GP38-2 diesel locomotive. New paint scheme: CSX. Three road numbers. Traction tires, optional plows and pilot, and directional light-emitting-diode headlights. Designed for Digitrax and TCS drop-in Digital Command Control decoders. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
American Z Line Heavyweight observation car and Railway Post Office
American Z Line Heavyweight observation car and Railway Post Office
Z scale passenger cars
Heavyweight observation car and Railway Post Office. Observation car: Baltimore & Ohio (Magadala) and Canadian National (Fort Carlton and Fort Prince of Wales). Railway Post Office: Baltimore & Ohio (“United States Mail Railway Post Office” lettering) and Canadian National (“United States Mail Railway Post Office” and “Mail & Express” lettering). Metal wheelsets and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com

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