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New model trains for the week of May 17, 2018

See the latest HO, N, O, and Z scale model railroading products announced this week!
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Broadway Limited Imports HO scale Chesapeake & Ohio class J3a 4-8-4 Greenbrier steam locomotive
HO scale locomotives
Chesapeake & Ohio class J3a 4-8-4 Greenbrier steam locomotive. “The Greenbrier Presidential Express” (one road number), in-service version (with smoke deflectors in one number, without in four numbers), and excursion service (Chesapeake & Ohio, Chessie System Railroads, and Family Lines Rail System lettering on tender, one number each). Brass body with die-cast metal chassis, synchronized smoke unit, and dual-mode Paragon3 sound decoder with Rolling Thunder. $699.99. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com
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Broadway Limited Imports HO scale United States Railroad Administration light and heavy 2-8-2 Mikado steam locomotive
United States Railroad Administration light and heavy 2-8-2 Mikado steam locomotives. Heavy: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Louisville & Nashville; Milwaukee Road; Missouri Pacific; Nickel Plate Road; Southern Ry.; Western Pacific; and Wheeling & Lake Erie. Light: Alton, Canadian National, Maine Central, New York Central, Pennsylvania RR, Rock Island, and Seaboard Air Line. Two road numbers per scheme. Plastic and die-cast metal construction, factory-installed crew figures, and dual-mode Paragon3 sound decoder with Rolling Thunder. $369.99. June 2018. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com
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Accurail HO scale assorted freight cars
HO scale freight cars
Assorted freight cars. Honeymead, Portland Gin Co., and Terra Chemicals Pullman-Standard 4,750-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay covered hoppers (single car, $19.98; three-pack, $58.98). Bangor & Aroostook 36-foot Fowler single-sheathed boxcar, $17.98. Norfolk & Western 36-foot double-sheathed boxcar with steel ends and straight underframe, $17.98. Toledo & Ohio Central 41-foot steel gondola (single car, $17.98; three-pack, $52.98). The Rath Packing Co. 40-foot plug-door steel refrigerator car, $18.98. Injection-molded plastic kits with plastic wheelsets and Accumate couplers. Accurail, 630-365-6400, www.accurail.com
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Athearn HO scale 40-foot boxcar with Superior doors
40-foot boxcar with Superior doors. Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (Colorado & Southern reporting marks); Chicago & North Western (Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern reporting marks); Monon (“The Hoosier Line” slogan); Reading Co. (“DF” stencil on door); Southern Pacific (Texas & New Orleans reporting marks); Toledo, Peoria & Western (“The Progressive Way” slogan); and Western Maryland (speed lettering). Three road numbers per scheme. Separately applied running board and brake wheel, Bettendorf trucks, and 33” metal wheels. $27.98. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
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Athearn HO scale 40-foot boxcar with Youngstown doors
40-foot boxcar with Youngstown doors. Northern Pacific (“Main Street of the Northwest” slogan); Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (five different slogans, two road numbers each); Baltimore & Ohio (Sentinel Fast Freight Service scheme); Lehigh & New England (black); Lehigh Valley (brown with black diamond herald); Michigan Central (with New York Central System herald); Seaboard Air Line (“Route of The Robert E. Lee” slogan); Soo Line (billboard lettering); Southern Pacific (Overnights scheme); Union Pacific (“Serves All the West” slogan); Wabash (“Serving the heart of America” slogan); and West India Fruit & Steamship Co. Three numbers per scheme unless noted. Separately applied running board, 33” metal wheelsets, and body-mounted McHenry scale couplers. $27.98. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
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Athearn HO scale 40-foot single-sheathed boxcar
40-foot single-sheathed boxcar. Northern Pacific, Baltimore & Ohio, Central RR of New Jersey, Missouri-Kansas-Texas, Milwaukee Road, Pennsylvania RR, St. Louis-San Francisco (Frisco), and Southern Pacific (maintenance-of-way gray). Three road numbers per scheme. Separately applied brake wheel, 50-ton Bettendorf trucks with 33” metal wheels, and body-mounted McHenry scale couplers. $24.98. Roundhouse line. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
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Athearn HO scale 40-foot steel ice bunker refrigerator car
40-foot steel ice bunker refrigerator car. Burlington Northern/Western Fruit Express, Great Northern/Western Fruit Express, Burlington Refrigerator Express (“Way of the Zephyrs” slogan), Fruit Growers Express, Merchants Despatch Transportation, Pacific Fruit Express (green and with Union Pacific “Overland” herald), Rock Island, and Soo Line (white with blue door and billboard lettering). Three road numbers per scheme. Injection-molded plastic body, 33” metal wheels, and body-mounted McHenry couplers. $24.98. Roundhouse line. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
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Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Thrall 2,743-cubic-foot capacity gondola
Thrall 2,743-cubic-foot capacity gondola. New paint scheme: CIT Group (black with CEFX reporting marks, Canadian Pacific patchout). New road numbers: BNSF Ry. (black); Chicago Freight Car (black); Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern (blue); Norfolk Southern (black); and Union Pacific (Oxide Red). Three road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Etched-metal crossover platforms and end reinforcement plate, metal grab irons, and Accumate couplers. $36.95 (undecorated, $32.95). Fourth quarter 2018. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
RS Laser Kits N scale Small ice house
RS Laser Kits HO scale small ice house
HO scale structures
Small ice house. Laser-cut wood kit. Based on Delaware, Lackawanna & Western prototype in Northumberland, Pa. Footprint is 2-3/8” x 4-1/4”. $24.99. RS Laser Kits, 503-371-4290, www.rslaserkits.com
RS Laser Kits N scale Storage/handcar shed
RS Laser Kits HO scale storage/handcar shed
Storage/handcar shed. Kit can be built with wood or corrugated metal siding. Includes laser cut doors and Tichy Train Group windows. Footprint is 2-3/4” x 5-5/8”. Based on prototype located in Illinois Central’s Levee Yard in New Orleans. $34.99. RS Laser Kits, 503-371-4290, www.rslaserkits.com
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Bowser Manufacturing Co. HO scale RoadRailer 53-foot trailer
HO scale details and accessories
RoadRailer 53-foot trailer. Duraplate (three trailer numbers each): Alliance Shippers Inc. and BNSF Ry. (Ice Cold Express logo, with and without icicles along roofline). Platewall (six numbers each unless noted): Schneider, Swift, Triple Crown (ex-Canadian National in three numbers, medium lettering with Norfolk Southern herald, ex-Amtrak with side door, and large and medium lettering with Conrail and Norfolk Southern heralds). Painted and lettered mudflaps. $25.95. CouplerMate (with deck details and steps installed), $17.95. Winter 2018. Bowser Manufacturing Co. Inc., 800-327-5126, www.bowser-trains.com
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Broadway Limited Imports N scale General Electric AC6000CW diesel locomotive
N scale locomotives
General Electric AC6000CW diesel locomotive. BHP Iron Ore (blue-and-white and “bubbles” schemes), CSX (blue, gray, and yellow and dark-blue-and-yellow schemes), General Electric (green and red-and-gray schemes, one number each), Southern Pacific, and Union Pacific. Two numbers each unless noted. Plastic and die-cast metal construction, Magne-Matic no. 1015 couplers, and dual-mode Paragon3 sound decoder with Rolling Thunder. $259.99. June 2018. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale Pullman-Standard PS-2 two-bay covered hopper
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale Pullman-Standard PS-2 two-bay covered hopper
N scale freight cars
Pullman-Standard PS-2 two-bay covered hopper. New paint schemes: Chessie System (yellow-and-blue with Baltimore & Ohio reporting marks), CSX (tan), and Southern Pacific (gray with yellow lettering). New road numbers: Burlington Northern (gray-and- black), Central RR of New Jersey (gray-and-black), Missouri Pacific (gray-and-black with “buzzsaw” herald), Rock Island (blue and white), and Soo Line (Oxide Red and white). Three road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Accumate couplers and 50-ton solid-bearing or 70-ton roller-bearing trucks as appropriate. $23.95 (undecorated, $18.95). Fourth quarter 2018. Trainman line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

Bethlehem 100-ton quad hoppers. Alaska RR (aluminum), CSX (Louisville & Nashville patchout), Denver & Rio Grande Western (“The Action Road” slogan), Missouri Pacific (“buzzsaw” and “screaming eagle” heralds, six numbers each), and Illinois Central Gulf. Twelve road numbers per scheme unless noted. Micro-Trains trucks, low-profile wheels, and separate brake wheel and brake appliances. $28.95. Spring 2019. Trainworx, 970-874-9747, www.train-worx.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale 60-foot heavyweight passenger cars
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale 60-foot heavyweight passenger cars
N scale passenger cars
60-foot heavyweight passenger cars. Baggage, coach (four road numbers each), combine (one number each), observation (one number each), and Railway Post Office. New paint schemes: Boston & Maine (maroon-and-black), Denver & Rio Grande Western (orange- and-silver), Grand Trunk Western (green, black, and gold), Milwaukee Road (orange, red, and black), and New York Central (green). Two numbers per scheme unless noted; all body styles available painted green-and-black but unlettered. Fourth quarter 2018. Single car, $37.95; five-pack (car styles and quantities vary by roadname), $179.95. Trainman line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
RS Laser Kits N scale Small ice house
RS Laser Kits N scale small ice house
N scale structures
Small ice house. Laser-cut wood kit. Based on Delaware, Lackawanna & Western prototype in Northumberland, Pa. Footprint is 1-3/8” x 2-3/8”. $19.99. RS Laser Kits, 503-371-4290, www.rslaserkits.com
RS Laser Kits N scale Storage/handcar shed
RS Laser Kits N scale storage/handcar shed
Storage/handcar shed. Kit can be built with wood or corrugated metal siding. Includes laser cut doors and Tichy Train Group windows. Footprint is 1-5/8” x 3”. Based on prototype located in Illinois Central’s Levee Yard in New Orleans. $24.99. RS Laser Kits, 503-371-4290, www.rslaserkits.com
O scale structures
Assorted structures. Wheeler’s Auto Dealers and steel water tank. Injection-molded plastic kits. Wheeler’s Auto Dealers measures 10-1/16” x 8-15/16” x 6-1/2”. Steel water tank base footprint is 5-1/2” square, water column footprint is 1-5/8” x 3-1/4”. $39.95 each. Fourth quarter 2018. Hillside Structure Series. Atlas O, 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

O scale details and accessories
Operating crossing gates. Red-and-black or red-and-white arms, red light-emitting-diode warning light on gate, and base. Will operated on AC or DC (8-12V). Gates operated by supplied switch. Two-pack, $59.95. Fourth quarter 2018. Atlas O, 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
American Z Line Z scale General Electric ES44AC diesel locomotive
American Z Line Z scale General Electric ES44AC diesel locomotive
Z scale locomotives
General Electric ES44AC diesel locomotive. New paint scheme: Norfolk Southern (Interstate heritage unit). One road number. Prototype-specific details, directional light-emitting-diode headlights, 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: Canadian Pacific. Eleven road numbers (single car, two-pack, and two four-packs). Etched-metal running boards, positionable doors, blackened metal wheels, and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
Model Rectifier Corp. Four-function non-sound decoder with light effects
Model Rectifier Corp. Four-function non-sound decoder with light effects
Electronics/controls
Four-function non-sound decoder with light effects. For HO scale. Features adjustable back-electromotive-force control, eight- and nine-pin connectors, and two- and four-digit addressing. 1 amp continuous power, 1.5 amp stall. $29.98. Model Rectifier Corp., 732-225-6360, www.modelrectifier.com

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