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New model railroading products for the week of March 30, 2017

New model railroad products in Z, N, HO, and O scales from American Z Line, Athearn Trains, Atlas Model Railroad Co., Atlas O, Menards, RSLaserKits
HO scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division SDP40F diesel locomotive. Amtrak (as delivered) and Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (SDF40-2). Four road numbers per scheme. Prototype-specific details, illuminated number boxes, and factory-installed wire grab irons and lift rings. Direct-current model with 21-pin connector, $209.98; with dual-mode Tsunami 2 sound decoder, $309.98. Genesis series. Athearn, 800-338-4639,
HO scale freight cars
American Car & Foundry 3,560-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay Center Flow covered hopper. New paint schemes: Canpotex, Delaware & Hudson, Illinois Central, Norfolk Southern, and Southern Ry. New road numbers: CSX and Potash Corp. Two road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Five roof hatches, V-frame ends, and metal wheels. $28.95 (undecorated, $22.95). Third quarter 2017. Trainman line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880,
Menards HO scale Red Owl grocery store
Menards HO scale Red Owl grocery store
HO scale structures
Red Owl grocery store. Factory-painted and assembled model. More than 25 light-emitting diodes, three rotating roof vents, and eight figures. Based on prototype in Eau Claire, Wis. Lighting requires 4.5V AC to DC power adapter (sold separately). Measures 4-3/4” x 9-5/8” x 3-3/8”. $69.99 plus shipping (free shipping to your local Menards store). Menards,
N scale freight cars
Offset-cupola caboose. New paint schemes: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (“Watch Out for Axy-Dent” slogan); Canadian Pacific (brown with script lettering); Great Northern (Big Sky Blue); Indiana Harbor Belt (Jade Green and white); Missouri-Kansas-Texas (red and white); and New York Central (red, gray, and black). Two road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. $22.95 (undecorated, $15.95). Third quarter 2017. Trainman line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880,
N scale structures
Log saloon/store. Laser-cut wood kit. Footprint is 1-1/4” x 2-3/8”. $24.99. RSLaserKits,
N scale details and accessories
BLMA trucks. 70-ton solid-bearing trucks, 70-ton roller-bearing trucks, and 100-ton roller-bearing trucks. All feature metal wheelsets. Two-pack, $7.95. Third quarter 2017. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880,

Horse-drawn delivery wagon. Two laser board (polyester-coated paper product) and micro-plywood kits. $12.60. RSLaserKits,
O scale freight cars
General American 53’-6” double-sheathed express refrigerator car. New paint schemes: Canadian National, Great Northern, Northern Pacific, and Pacific Fruit Express. New road numbers: Denver & Rio Grande Western and Railway Express Agency. Four road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Sprung, die-cast metal General Steel Castings Commonwealth express car trucks; metal ladders, stirrup steps, and grab irons; and positionable doors and roof hatches. $89.95. Third quarter 2017. Atlas O, 908-687-9590,
Z scale locomotives
Budd Rail Diesel Car. Trinity Ry. Express. Two numbers. Directional light-emitting-diode headlights and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703,

Z scale freight cars
Department of Defense 89-foot flatcar. Two road numbers. Six trailer hitches (three each raised and lowered), two M2A2 tank loads by Andrew Hart of Z-Panzer, metal wheels, and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703,

Trinity 17,600-gallon molten sulphur tank car. Procor. Injection-molded plastic model with metal wheelsets and AutoLatch couplers. Two single cars and one four-pack. American Z Line, 614-764-1703,

Z scale passenger cars
Union Pacific heavyweight passenger cars. Baggage/Railway Express Agency (nos. 3051, 3069, and 3075); paired-window coach; observation car (no. 1569); Pullman observation car (Golden Springs); United States Mail Railway Post Office (nos. 2065, 2069, and 2070); 10-section, 1-drawing room, 2-compartment sleeper (Lake Caillou, Lake Clark, Lake James, and Lake Hazen); 12-section, 1-drawing-room sleeper (Hutchinson, Lombard, and Pelham); 28-seat, 1-drawing-room parlor car (nos. 1524, 1525, and 1527); and 36-seat diner (nos. 316 and 323). All cars painted Armour Yellow and Harbor Mist Gray. American Z Line, 614-764-1703,

Track eraser. For cleaning dust and dirt off track. $4.95. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880,

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