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New model trains for the week of June 29, 2017

Check out the latest model railroad products from Accurail, Athearn, Walthers, and more
HO scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division SD70M-2 diesel locomotive. Providence & Worcester and Vermont Ry. (both Florida East Coast patchouts). Two road numbers per scheme. Prototype-specific details, wire grab irons, and McHenry scale couplers. Direct-current model with 8- and 9-pin plugs for Digital Command Control decoder, $209.98; with dual-mode SoundTraxx Tsunami 2 sound decoder, $309.98. May 2018. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

Electro-Motive Division GP38-2 diesel locomotive. Burlington Northern (St. Louis-San Francisco patchout), Illinois Central (black, three road numbers), Norfolk Southern (high short hood), Penn Central, Rock Island (blue), St. Louis-San Francisco (Frisco), and Southern Pacific (speed lettering). Four numbers per scheme unless noted. Prototype-specific details, cab interior, and wire grab irons. Direct-current model with 8- and 9-pin plugs for Digital Command Control decoder, $179.98; with dual-mode SoundTraxx Tsunami 2 sound decoder, $279.98. May 2018. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
Accurail HO scale assorted freight car kits
Accurail HO scale assorted freight car kits
HO scale freight cars
Assorted freight car kits. Northern Pacific 40-foot combination-door boxcar (single car, $17.98; two-pack, $34.98). Great Northern 40-foot double-door boxcar, $17.98. Klemme (Iowa) Co-Op, Lincoln Grain Inc., and Percival (Iowa) Grain Pullman-Standard 4,750-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay covered hopper (single car, $19.98; three-pack, $58.98). Missouri-Kansas-Texas and Boston & Albany 36-foot double-sheathed boxcars, $17.98 each. Missouri Pacific American Car & Foundry 4,600-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay Center Flow covered hopper, $18.98. Norfolk Southern (pre-1982 company) offset-side two-bay hopper, $17.98. Pacific Great Eastern 50-foot plug-door boxcar with exterior posts, $17.98. Southern Pacific (Texas & New Orleans reporting marks) 40-foot single-sheathed boxcar, $17.98. Toledo, Peoria & Western United States Railroad Administration two-bay hopper, $16.98. Injection-molded plastic kits with plastic wheelsets and Accumate couplers. Accurail, 630-365-6400, www.accurail.com
Evans 50-foot double-plug-door boxcar. BNSF Ry. (SFLC reporting marks), Evans Railcar Leasing, Hartford & Slocomb, Multnomah Plywood, Southern Pacific (“Hydra-Cushion” slogan), Wickes Agriculture, and Wisconsin & Southern (Sargento; Sargento patchout; “A Day America Will Never Forget,” “God Bless America,” and “We Support Our Troops!” slogans; and United States Air Force, one road number each). Three numbers per scheme unless noted. Separate end ladders and brake wheel, RP-25 contour metal wheels, and body-mounted McHenry scale couplers. $28.98. June 2018. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

Gunderson 53-foot rebuilt all-purpose well car. Canadian Pacific (two road numbers) and TTX (red TTX herald and red TTX with Railbox “Next Load, Any Road” heralds). Four numbers per scheme unless noted. Die-cast metal body, factory-installed wire grab irons, and Proto-Max couplers. $39.98. October 2017. WalthersProto. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
HO scale structures
Two-story house with garage. Injection-molded plastic kit with two front wall and porch options. Garage can be built with single or double doors. House measures 5” x 2-1/2” x 4-1/16”. Garage measures 3-1/8” x 3-1/8” x 2”. $39.98. August 2017. Cornerstone Series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

Two-car garage. Injection-molded plastic kit. Can be built with one large or two small overhead doors. Separate entry door and windows. Measures 3-1/8” x 3-1/8” x 2”. $19.98. September 2017. Cornerstone Series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Frenchman River Model Works HO scale lobster traps
Frenchman River Model Works HO scale lobster traps
HO scale details and accessories
Lobster traps. Unpainted resin castings. Eight-pack, $7 plus $3 shipping. Frenchman River Model Works, 701-256-2129, www.frenchmanriver.com

 

Trailmobile 40-foot 1970s-style Dry Van. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Boston & Maine; Chicago & North Western (“Falcon Service” slogan), Conrail (“Trailvan” lettering), Crab Orchard & Egyptian (“Pig Hogger”), and Illinois Central (“Piggyback”). Injection-molded plastic model with raised and lowered landing gear, four latch bars for piggyback service, and scale rivet detail. Two-pack, $29.98. August 2017. SceneMaster line. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com 

ScaleTrains.com N scale General Electric Tier 4 GEVo diesel locomotive
ScaleTrains.com N scale General Electric Tier 4 GEVo diesel locomotive (pre-production sample)
Photo and scene by Ken J. Johnson
N scale locomotives
General Electric Tier 4 GEVo diesel locomotive. Pre-production sample. BNSF Ry., Canadian National, CSX, General Electric demonstrator, Norfolk Southern, and Union Pacific. Six road numbers per scheme. Roadnumber- specific details, directional light-emitting-diode headlights, and five-pole skew-wound motor with dual flywheels. Direct-current model ESU Next18 connector, $124.99; with ESU LokSound Next18 Select Micro Digital Command Control and sound decoder, $204.99. Rivet Counter line. Winter 2017/2018. ScaleTrains.com Inc., 844-987-2467, www.scaletrains.com
Kato USA N scale Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Electro-Motive Division E5 diesel locomotive
Kato USA N scale Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Electro-Motive Division E5 diesel locomotive
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Electro-Motive Division E5 diesel locomotive. Nos. 9910A (Silver Speed), 9911A (Silver Pilot, Illinois Railway Museum version), and 9912A (1960s version). Factory-installed Digital Command Control motor decoder, golden white light-emitting-diode headlights, illuminated number boxes, five-pole motor, and all-wheel electrical pickup. $150. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9500, www.katousa.com
Kato USA N scale Electro-Motive Division FP7 and F7B diesel locomotives
Kato USA N scale Electro-Motive Division FP7 and F7B diesel locomotives
Electro-Motive Division FP7 and F7B diesel locomotives. Milwaukee Road. Factory-installed Digital Command Control motor decoder, newly tooled FP7 mechanism, and winterization hatch on F7B. FP7, $150; FP7 and F7B set, $270. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9500, www.katousa.com
N scale freight cars
Johnstown America BethGon Coalporter. BNSF Ry. (circle-cross herald), Conrail, CSX, First Union Rail, Norfolk Southern, and Union Pacific. Eleven road numbers per name (single car and two five-packs). Metal grab irons, 36” metal wheels, and McHenry scale couplers. Single car, $24.98; five-pack, $118.98. June 2018. AthearnN. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

O scale details and accessories

Assorted lights. Lighted clock, $35.95. Park light (lantern and globe, $33.95 each; modern, $21.95; modern single arch, $29.95; modern single arch – version 2, $21.95; traditional single arch, $36.95; and traditional double arch, $53.95). Lit building accents (wall clock, $18.95; wall light, $14.95; wall light – version 2, $15.95; neon quality wall light, $22.95; hanging light, $12.95; and hanging light – version 2, $12.95). Street/parking lot light (centered extension, $44.95; single extension, $44.95; double extension, $69.95; single, $29.95; and double, $46.95). Street light (dome, $50.95; modern circular, $42.95; and upright angle, $21.95). Light-emitting-diode light source, brass construction, and quick-fit base. Third quarter 2017. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com

Lobster traps. Unpainted resin castings. Eight-pack, $12 plus $3 shipping. Frenchman River Model Works, 701-256-2129, www.frenchmanriver.com

S scale details and accessories
Lobster traps. Unpainted resin castings. Eight-pack, $9 plus $3 shipping. Frenchman River Model Works, 701-256-2129, www.frenchmanriver.com
Z scale locomotives
Budd Rail Diesel Car. Canadian National. Two road numbers. Directional light-emitting-diode headlights and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
Z scale freight cars
Trinity 17,600-gallon tank car. Omya. 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
Z scale passenger cars
Denver & Rio Grande Western heavyweight passenger cars. 12-section, 1-drawing-room sleeper (Beech Park, Bryn Mawr College, and Elm Grove); 10-section, 1-drawing room, 2-compartment sleeper (Gunsight Lake, Harrison Lake, Lake Ernest, and Lake Traverse); 28-seat, 1-drawing-room parlor car (Clairton and Harrington); 36-seat diner (Castle Peak, Pikes Peak, and Twin Peak); baggage car no. 743; observation car (Granite Canyon and Ruby Canyon); paired-window coach; and United States Mail Railway Post Office (nos. 624 and 626). All cars have metal wheelsets and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
Electronics/controls
Sound upgrade retrofit kits for assorted Bowser and Stewart diesel locomotives. With 8-pin socket: Alco C-628 and C-630; Baldwin VO-1000, VO-660, S-8, S-12, and DS4-4-1000; Electro-Motive Division F3, F7, and F9; Montreal Locomotive Works C-630M. With 21-pin socket: Alco C-430, C-628, and C-636; Electro-Motive Division F units, SD40-2, and SD40-2F; small Baldwins; and Baldwin AS-16, AS-616, and RS-12. Includes ESU LokSound sound decoder with 8- or 21-pin socket, speaker with enclosure and wire harness, and instructions. $110. Bowser Manufacturing Co. Inc., 800-327-5126, www.bowser-trains.com
Chooch Enterprises blasted rock walls
Chooch Enterprises blasted rock walls
Scenery
Blasted rock walls. Blasted rock, blasted limestone, and blasted sandstone. Factory-weathered flexible vinyl sheets. Can be cut with scissors or razor knife. Attach with hot glue or Chooch peel-and-stick adhesive (sold separately). Sheets measure approximately 3-3/4” x 11-1/2”. $12.99. Chooch Enterprises, 425-273-4794, www.choochenterprises.com
ICG Decals assorted HO scale boxcar decals
Decals
Assorted HO scale boxcar decals. Burlington Northern Pullman-Standard 50-foot boxcar with exterior posts (1972+ and 1990+ repaints) and Milwaukee Road Pacific Car & Foundry 50-foot boxcar with exterior posts (1973+). Each set completes one car. $7 each. ICG Decals, home.mindspring.com/~paducah/

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