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New model trains for the week of December 21, 2017

See the latest HO, N, and Z scale model railroading products announced this week!
Accurail HO scale assorted freight car kits
Accurail HO scale assorted freight car kits
HO scale freight cars
Assorted freight car kits. St. Louis-San Francisco (Frisco) Pullman-Standard 4,750-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay covered hopper, $19.98. Baltimore & Ohio 50-foot welded-side plug-door boxcar, $17.98. Erie 36-foot double-sheathed boxcar with wood ends and straight underframe, $17.98. Fowler 36-foot single-sheathed boxcar (undecorated, Mineral Red with data only, and Oxide with data only), $17.98 each. Missouri-Kansas-Texas 36-foot double-sheathed boxcar with metal ends and fish-belly underframe, $17.98. Northern Refrigerator Car Co. 40-foot double-sheathed refrigerator cars lettered for Ohlhausen Cheese Co., Pet Milk, and Quiroga & Co Inc. (single car, $18.98; three-pack, $55.98). Soo Line 41-foot steel gondola (single car, $17.98; three-pack, $52.98). Injection-molded plastic kits with plastic wheelsets and Accumate couplers. Accurail, 630-365-6400, www.accurail.com

30,000-gallon ethanol tank car. Archer Daniels Midland (molecule logo), GATX Rail Canada, Transport Equipment Inc. (“Eco-Energy for a Cleaner World” slogan), Trinity Industries Leasing (green and black schemes), and Union Tank Car Co. (white and black schemes). Ten road numbers per scheme (single car and three 3-packs). Printed hazmat placards, 100-ton trucks with 36” metal wheelsets, and body-mounted McHenry double-shelf couplers. Single car, $42.98; three-pack, $119.98. November 2018. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
ScaleTrains.com HO Thrall 4,727- and 5,750-cubic-foot capacity carbon black covered hoppers
ScaleTrains.com HO Thrall 4,727- and 5,750-cubic-foot capacity carbon black covered hoppers
Thrall 4,727- and 5,750-cubic-foot capacity carbon black covered hoppers. 4727 covered hopper: Engineered Carbons, Columbian Chemicals, DeGussa, and Sid Richardson Carbon Co. 5750 covered hopper: Cabot (reporting marks only and with logo), Cities Service Co., Columbian Chemicals, General American Marks Co. (GACX marks), J.M. Huber Corp., Sid Richardson Carbon Co., and Witco. Four road numbers per scheme. Prototype-specific details, Barber S-2 70-ton trucks with rotating bearing caps, and 33” metal wheels. $39.99. Rivet Counter line. ScaleTrains.com, 844-987-2467, www.scaletrains.com
N scale locomotives
Western Pacific Electro-Motive Division F7A diesel locomotives. Nos. 913 (orange and silver) and 917, 918, and 921 (green and orange stripes). Prototype-specific details, wire grab irons, and etched-metal details. Direct-current model, $139; with Digital Command Control motor decoder, $189; and with ESU Lok Sound DCC sound decoder, $244. Summer 2018. Custom Editions line. Produced by InterMountain Railway Co. exclusively for Wheels of Time, www.wheelsotime.com
N scale freight cars
F89 tri-level auto rack. Missouri Pacific (Texas & Pacific), Northern Pacific, Norfolk & Western, Seaboard Coast Line, St. Louis-San Francisco (Frisco), and Southern Pacific. Three road numbers per scheme. Die-cast metal underframe, Whitehead & Kales auto rack, and 70-ton roller-bearing trucks with 33” metal wheels. $42.98. November 2018. AthearnN. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
American Z Line Z scale Budd Rail Diesel Car
American Z Line Z scale Budd Rail Diesel Car
Z scale locomotives
Budd Rail Diesel Car. Baltimore & Ohio. Three road numbers. Directional light-emitting-diode headlights and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
American Z Line Z scale General Electric ES44AC diesel locomotive
American Z Line Z scale General Electric ES44AC diesel locomotive
General Electric ES44AC diesel locomotive. New paint scheme: Norfolk Southern (Pennsylvania RR heritage unit). One road number. Prototype-specific details, directional light-emitting-diode headlights, working ditch lights, traction tires, and can motor with dual flywheels. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
American Z Line Z scale 40-foot single-sheathed boxcar
American Z Line Z scale 40-foot single-sheathed boxcar
Z scale freight cars
40-foot single-sheathed boxcar. New paint scheme: Southern Pacific. Eleven road numbers (single car, two-pack, and four-packs). Etched-metal running boards, positionable doors, blackened metal wheels, and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
Ocala Midland RR transfer caboose
Ocala Midland RR transfer caboose
Club offerings
Ocala Midland RR transfer caboose. Bluford Shops HO scale model custom-decorated for the Ocala Model Railroaders Historic Preservation Society Inc. Wire grab irons, metal wheels, and Kadee couplers. Two road numbers. One car, $49.99; two cars, $90. Shipping $8 for one car, $10 for two cars. Money orders to Ocala Model Railroaders, P.O. Box 6235, Ocala, FL 34478-6235

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