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New model trains for the week of April 20, 2017

See the latest HO and N scale model railroading products announced this week!
Athearn Trains HO scale Electro-Motive Division SD40-2 diesel locomotive
Athearn Trains HO scale Electro-Motive Division SD40-2 diesel locomotive
HO scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division SD40-2 diesel locomotive. Burlington Northern (American Revolution Bicentennial paint scheme in one road number and Cascade Green with white nose stripes), Chicago & North Western (Falcon Service and as-delivered schemes, two numbers each), Norfolk & Western (high short hood), Missouri-Kansas-Texas, and Southern Ry. (high short hood). Four numbers per scheme unless noted. Prototype-specific details, all-wheel electrical pickup, and see-through dynamic brake and radiator fans. Direct-current model with eight- and nine-pin plugs for Digital Command Control decoder, $134.98; with RTR Sound, $184.98. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 888-959-2307, www.athearn.com
Electro-Motive Division SD60 diesel locomotive. Canadian National, Chicago & North Western, CSX (blue, yellow, and gray), Norfolk Southern, Soo Line (red and white), and Union Pacific. Four road numbers per scheme (two each in direct current and Digital Command Control). New drive with newly tooled power trucks and sideframes, updated shell with molded drill starter points, and open grating on steps. Direct-current model with 9-pin plug for Digital Command Control decoder, $129.98; with SoundTraxx Digital Command Control and sound, $199.98. July 2017. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
HO scale freight cars
Assorted freight cars. Canadian Pacific and New York, New Haven & Hartford 36-foot double-sheathed boxcars, $17.98 each. Central Vermont panel-side twin hopper, $16.98. Great Northern Pullman-Standard 40-foot PS-1 boxcar, $17.98. Illinois Terminal American Car & Foundry 4,600-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay Center Flow covered hopper, $18.98. Morrell 40-foot plug-door steel refrigerator car, $18.98. Norfolk Southern Pullman-Standard 4,750-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay covered hopper, $19.98. Pennsylvania RR 50-foot riveted-side double-door boxcar, $17.98. Reading Co. United States Railroad Administration twin hoppers (single car, $16.98; three-pack, $49.98). Southern Ry. 50-foot welded-side plug-door boxcar, $17.98. Injection-molded plastic kits with plastic wheelsets and Accumate couplers. Accurail, 630-365-6400, www.accurail.com

Association of American Railroads 1944 40-foot boxcar. Ann Arbor (flag scheme); Missouri Pacific (“Route of the Eagles” slogan); New York, New Haven & Hartford (black with orange door); Northern Pacific (Boxcar Red with large “NP” and “Northern Pacific Railway” herald); Southern Pacific (“Overnights” lettering); and Spokane, Portland & Seattle (boxcar red with large “SP&S” lettering). Two road numbers per scheme. Murphy panel roof, 4-4 improved Dreadnaught ends, and Proto-Max couplers. $27.98. July 2017. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

Pacific Car & Foundry 50-foot insulated boxcar. Bangor & Aroostook (“State of Maine” scheme), Erie Lackawanna (“Cushioned Car” lettering), Great Northern (Glacier Green with “Cushioned Ride” lettering), Penn Central (“Cushioned Underframe” lettering), Southern Ry. (“Insulated Super Cushion Service” lettering), Southern Pacific (“Hydra-Cushion” lettering), and Union Pacific (“Ship and Travel the Automated Rail Way” slogan). Two road numbers per scheme. As-built version with high-ladders and see-through running boards, diagonal panel roof, and 70-ton roller-bearing trucks. $27.98. July 2017. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Micro-Trains Line Co. N scale assorted freight cars
Micro-Trains Line Co. N scale assorted freight cars
N scale freight cars
Assorted freight cars. Western Pacific 31-foot bay-window caboose, $36.95. Florida East Coast 50-foot plug-door boxcar, $26.80. Injection-molded plastic models with plastic wheelsets and Magne-Matic couplers. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com
Micro-Trains Line Co. N scale 70-foot heavyweight horse car
Micro-Trains Line Co. N scale 70-foot heavyweight horse car
N scale passenger cars
70-foot heavyweight horse car. New paint schemes: New York, New Haven & Hartford and New York Central (two-tone gray). Injection-molded plastic model with clear window glazing, plastic wheelsets, and body-mounted Magne-Matic couplers. $29.95. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com
Cutting Edge Scale Models N scale searchlight signals
Cutting Edge Scale Models N scale searchlight signals
N scale details and accessories
Searchlight signals. Scale-sized searchlight head and etched ladders. Available in many configurations as a kit, including dwarf signal heads. RGB light-emitting diode can be controlled with Cutting Edge Scale Models searchlight decoder. Single head, $8.99; dual-head (tall and standard), $9.99 each; triple head, $11.99; dwarf signal heads (two pack), $8.99; and searchlight signal heads (two pack), $8.99. Cutting Edge Scale Models, www.cescalemodels.com
The N Scale Architect N scale McCormick-Deering International Harvester heavy-duty farm wagon
The N Scale Architect N McCormick-Deering International Harvester heavy-duty farm wagon
McCormick-Deering International Harvester heavy-duty farm wagon. Photo-etched brass kit. Includes riveted iron strapping on wagon body, undercarriage axle linkages, and brake rigging. Kit can be assembled with glue (no soldering required). $16.95. The N Scale Architect, 607-746-8416, www.thenarch.com
The N Scale Architect N scale indmill water pump
The N Scale Architect windmill water pump
Windmill water pump. Brass kit includes well sleeve and piping. Kit can be assembled with glue (no soldering required). Measures 3” x ¼” x ¼” at base (3/4” x 1-1/4” at top). $22.95. The N Scale Architect, 607-746-8416, www.thenarch.com
Cutting Edge Scale Models Digital Command Control signal decoder
Cutting Edge Scale Models Digital Command Control signal decoder
Electronics/controls
Digital Command Control signal decoder. Controls RGB, discrete aspect, PRR, and other signal configurations. Common anode and common cathode selectable on nine separate outputs. Fade simulation and searchlight vane movement sequences. Powered and controlled from Digital Command Control bus. $11.99. Cutting Edge Scale Models, www.cescalemodels.com
Deluxe Materials Ltd. Aqua Magic
Deluxe Materials Ltd. Aqua Magic
Scenery
Aqua Magic. One-part low-odor, light-safe solution for modeling water effects. Dries clear with reflective finish. Pour in thin layers up to 1/8”. Touch dry in 24 to 36 hours. Textures can be added to surface. 4.2 ounces, $12.78; 8.5 ounces, $21.10 (prices may vary depending on exchange rate). Deluxe Materials Ltd., www.deluxematerials.com
Kalmbach Books Collectible Lionel Classics
Kalmbach Books Collectible Lionel Classics
Books
Collectible Lionel Classics. By Roger Carp. Provides detailed information on 100 popular postwar Lionel locomotives (steam, diesel, and electric), motorized units, rolling stock, and accessories. Includes a detailed description of each collectible, including its history, common variations, and buying advice. Color photo and sidebar highlighting additional product features. Soft cover, 128 pages. $25.99. Kalmbach Books, 800-533-6644, www.kalmbachhobbystore.com

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