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2018 National Train Show report, part 1

The 2018 National Train Show was held Aug. 10-12, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo. Here are some of the items that were on display at the show. You'll find additional model railroading products in part 2 of our report. You can also watch video highlights of the show.
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Athearn Trains HO scale Norfolk Southern SD60E diesel locomotive. Pre-production sample shown.
HO scale locomotives
Norfolk Southern SD60E diesel locomotive. Pre-production sample shown. New paint scheme: “Honoring Our Veterans.” One road number. Cab-mounted Positive Train Control antenna array; 3,900-gallon fuel tank; and NS-designed snow plow. Direct-current mode with 21-pin connector for Digital Command Control decoder, $249.98; with dual-mode SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound decoder, $339.98. May 2019. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
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Athearn Trains HO scale Norfolk Southern SD60E diesel locomotive. Pre-production sample shown.
Norfolk Southern SD60E diesel locomotive. Four road numbers, including “Honoring First Responders.” Detailed cab interior, standard cab roof or Positive Train Control antenna array as appropriate, and railroad-specific long-hood detail. Direct-current model, $219.98; with SoundTraxx Digital Command Control sound decoder, $309.98. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
Athearn Trains HO scale Union Pacific Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive
Athearn Trains HO scale Union Pacific Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive
Union Pacific Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive. “Spirit of the Union Pacific” (second run). One road number. Removable roof secured with magnets featuring Positive Train Control antenna array, light-emitting-diode headlights and ditch lights; and late handrails. Direct-current model with NEM 21-pin plug for Digital Command Control decoder, $249.98; with dual-mode SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound decoder, $339.98. December 2018. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Alco HH600 and HH660 diesel locomotives
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Alco HH600 and HH660 diesel locomotives
Alco HH600 and HH660 diesel locomotives. New paint schemes. HH600: Central RR of New Jersey. HH660: Green Bay & Western (1945 repaint, one road number); Milwaukee Road (1959 re-number); New York, New Haven & Hartford (black and red-orange scheme); Penn Central (New Haven patchout, one number); and Northern Pacific. Two numbers per scheme unless noted; also available undecorated. Factory-installed grab irons and lift rings, directional golden-white light-emitting-diode headlights, and five-pole skew-wound motor. Direct-current model with eight-pin socket for Digital Command Control decoder, $159.95; with ESU LokSound Select dual-mode decoder, $269.95. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Electro-Motive Division GP40-2 diesel locomotive
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Electro-Motive Division GP40-2 diesel locomotive
Electro-Motive Division GP40-2 diesel locomotive. New paint schemes: Alaska RR (two road numbers), Canadian Pacific, CSX (dark blue and yellow with “boxcar” herald), Guilford Rail System (Boston & Maine reporting marks), Seaboard System (two numbers), and Union Pacific. Three numbers per scheme unless noted; also available undecorated (with curved air conditioner and Southern Pacific version). Die-cast metal underframe, detailed cab interior with painted crew figures, and Accumate couplers. Direct-current model, $159.95; with dual-mode ESU LokSound Select sound decoder, $269.95. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Electro-Motive Division MP15DC diesel locomotive
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Electro-Motive Division MP15DC diesel locomotive
Electro-Motive Division MP15DC diesel locomotive. New paint schemes: CITX, GMTX (GATX Locomotive Group), Kansas City Southern (two road numbers), Morristown & Erie, Reading & Northern, and Union Pacific. New numbers: Conrail. Three numbers per scheme unless noted; undecorated models (three versions) also available. Prototype-specific details, painted crew figures, and Accumate couplers. Direct-current model with eight-pin plug for Digital Command Control decoder, $169.95; with ESU LokSound Select dual-mode sound decoder, $279.95. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Bachmann Trains HO scale 2-8-0 Consolidation steam locomotive
Bachmann HO scale 2-8-0 Consolidation steam locomotive
2-8-0 Consolidation steam locomotive. Pennsylvania RR; Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; New York Central; Southern Ry.; and Union Pacific. Dual-mode Sound Value SoundTraxx sound decoder, die-cast metal chassis, crew figures, and E-Z Mate Mark II couplers. $349. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
Bachmann HO scale Pennsylvania RR class K4 streamlined 4-6-2 Pacific steam locomotive
Bachmann HO scale Pennsylvania RR class K4 streamlined 4-6-2 Pacific steam locomotive
Pennsylvania RR class K4 streamlined 4-6-2 Pacific steam locomotive. Four road numbers. TCS WOWSound dual-mode sound decoder with Audio Assist, Keep-Alive capacitor for uninterrupted operation, all-metal chassis, blackened metal wheels and side rods, die-cast metal trailing truck, separately applied parts (injectors, pump, and piping), and E-Z Mate mark II couplers. $469. November 2018. Spectrum line. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
Broadway Limited Imports HO scale Pennsylvania RR class P5a boxcab electric locomotive
Broadway Limited Imports HO scale Pennsylvania RR class P5a boxcab electric locomotive
Pennsylvania RR class P5a boxcab electric locomotive. 1930s passenger type with brown roof and Gold Leaf Roman lettering (three road numbers), freight type with brown roof and Buff Yellow Roman lettering (two numbers), freight type with Buff Yellow Futura lettering (two numbers), and freight type with Buff Yellow Roman lettering (three numbers in two lettering styles). All models are painted Dark Green Locomotive Enamel. Die-cast metal construction with motorized dual pantographs and dual-mode Paragon3 sound decoder with Rolling Thunder. Release date to be announced. $399.99. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com
Märklin Inc. HO scale Union Pacific 4-6-6-4 Challenger steam locomotive
Märklin Inc. HO scale Union Pacific 4-6-6-4 Challenger steam locomotive
Union Pacific 4-6-6-4 Challenger steam locomotive. One road number. Mfx+ digital decoder with sound functions, six powered axles, traction tires, and articulated frame for negotiating sharp curves. Headlight, backup light, and number boxes illuminated with warm white light-emitting diodes. Two smoke generators (sold separately) can be installed in the locomotive. Includes engineer and fireman crew figures. $819.99. Märklin Inc., 573-365-9522, www.marklin.com
ScaleTrains.com HO scale Electro-Motive Division SD40T-2 diesel locomotive
ScaleTrains.com HO scale Electro-Motive Division SD40T-2 diesel locomotive. Pre-production sample shown.
Electro-Motive Division SD40T-2 diesel locomotive. Pre-production model shown. Southern Pacific and Denver & Rio Grande Western. Detailed, see-through radiator intake compartment with front and rear bulkheads, floor treadplate, and fan motor detail. Low-profile rear gear tower and driveshaft, all-wheel drive and electrical pickup, and era-specific details. Direct-current model with 21-pin connector for Digital Command Control decoder, $169.99; with ESU LokSound sound decoder featuring Full Throttle, two sugar cube-style speakers, and two PowerPak super capacitors, $259.99. Spring 2019. ScaleTrains.com Inc., 844-987-2467, www.scaletrains.com
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive
Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive. BNSF Ry., Kansas City Southern de Mexico, Norfolk Southern (New York Central, Penn Central, and Wabash heritage units), and Union Pacific. Constant, directional light-emitting-diode headlights and molded drill starter points for grab irons (no. 910-251 diesel detail kit sold separately). Direct-current model with 21-pin plug for Digital Command Control decoder, $139.98; with dual-mode ESU sound decoder, $199.98. February 2019. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale Electro-Motive Division Phase II GP9 with low short hood
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale Electro-Motive Division Phase II GP9 with low short hood. Pre-production model shown.
Electro-Motive Division Phase II GP9 with low short hood. Pre-production model shown. Burlington Northern, Canadian Pacific, Chicago & North Western, Milwaukee Road, Norfolk Southern, and Wisconsin & Southern. Four road numbers per scheme (two each in direct current and Digital Command Control); also available undecorated. All-new tooling, prototype-specific details, molded drill-starter points for grab irons (no. 910-258 diesel detail kit sold separately), and ratchet style handbrake. Direct-current model with 21-pin plug for Digital Command Control decoder, $139.99; with dual-mode ESU sound decoder, $199.99. May 2019. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Bachmann HO scale cable car with grip man
Bachmann HO scale cable car with grip man
HO scale traction
Cable car with grip man. Christmas, green and gray, maroon and tan, and yellow and red. Improved drive train. $109. November 2018. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale NE-6 caboose
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale NE-6 caboose
HO scale freight cars
NE-6 caboose. New paint schemes: Chicago, West Pullman & Southern (one road number) and Seaboard Coast Lines/Family Lines (ex-Clinchfield). New numbers: Conrail; Monongahela; New York, New Haven & Hartford; Norfolk & Western; and Penn Central. Two numbers per scheme unless noted; also available undecorated (New York, New Haven & Hartford and Nickel Plate Road versions). Brake line detail, solid- or roller-bearing trucks as appropriate, and Accumate couplers. $45.95 (undecorated, $35.95). Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Thrall 53-foot articulated well car. New paint schemes: BNSF Ry. (SFLC reporting marks), Providence & Worcester (WRWK marks), and TTX (Pacer Stacktrain patchout). New road numbers: TTX (six numbers). Two numbers per scheme unless noted; also available undecorated. Etched-metal details, floor pin holes for Atlas and other brands of containers, and prototype-specific walkways. $119.95 (undecorated, $99.95). Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Bachmann HO scale 40-foot double-sheathed refrigerator car with track cleaning pad
Bachmann HO scale 40-foot double-sheathed refrigerator car with track cleaning pad
40-foot double-sheathed refrigerator car with track cleaning pad. Agar Packing Co., Evansville Packing Co., and Ramapo Valley. Includes removable dry pad. Replacement pads are available. $52. December 2018. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
Bachmann HO scale Four-bay cylindrical covered hopper with flashing end-of-train device
Bachmann HO scale Four-bay cylindrical covered hopper with flashing end-of-train device
Four-bay cylindrical covered hopper with flashing end-of-train device. Government of Canada (red), Canadian National (oxide red), Canadian Pacific (black with script lettering), and Saskatchewan (brown and orange). Includes track-powered (direct current and Digital Command Control) flashing end-of-train device, metal wheels, and E-Z Mate Mark II couplers. $49. December 2018. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
Bachmann HO Scale test car
Bachmann HO Scale test car
Scale test car. Burlington Northern, Baltimore & Ohio, Canadian National, Union Pacific, and painted black but unlettered (with customizable detail parts). Die-cast metal body. $39. November 2018. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
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Bowser Trains HO scale 70-ton two-bay covered hopper
70-ton two-bay covered hopper. Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (brown with black roof); Cedar Heights Clay (red, white, and blue); Central Soya (red, white, and blue herald); Delaware & Hudson (gray); Detroit, Toledo & Ironton (yellow); Erie Lackawanna (gray); Grand Trunk Western (“dry sand only” stencil); Great Northern (gray with black 1967 Rocky herald); Halliburton Services (gray and red); International Minerals & Chemical Corp. (gray); Mathieson (gray with green lettering); Shippers Car Division (brown); Southern Ry. (gray with green lettering); Union Carbide/Linde (gray and green); U.S. Phosphoric Products (gray with red and black lettering); and Western Pacesetters/XTRA (gray with multi-color herald). Three road numbers per scheme. Factory-assembled plastic model with separate brake appliances, plastic truck sideframes, and metal wheels. $25.95. February 2019. Bowser Manufacturing Co. Inc., 800-327-5126, www.bowser-trains.com
ExactRail HO scale General Steel Industries 53'-6" bulkhead flatcar. Pre-prodcution sample shown.
ExactRail HO scale General Steel Industries 53’-6” bulkhead flatcar. Pre-production sample shown.
General Steel Industries 53’-6” bulkhead flatcar. Pre-production sample shown. 42-foot truck centers and end-of-car cushioning: Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (nine road numbers); Burlington Northern (18 road numbers); and Rock Island (six road numbers). 43’-3” truck centers without end-of-car cushioning: Chicago Great Western. All cars feature Kadee no. 158 whisker couplers, CNC-machined 33” metal wheels, laser-cut decks and bulkhead ends, and American Steel Foundries 70-ton Ride-Control trucks. Price and release date to be announced. ExactRail, 866-945-1701, www.exactrail.com
ExactRail HO scale Gunderson 7,466-cubic-foot-capacity wood-chip gondola
ExactRail HO scale Gunderson 7,466-cubic-foot-capacity wood-chip gondola
Gunderson 7,466-cubic-foot-capacity wood-chip gondola. Southern Pacific (shop date 11-76). Twelve new road numbers. Kadee no. 58 couplers, CNC machined 36” metal wheels, and American Steel Foundries 100-ton Ride-Control trucks. $44.99. ExactRail, 866-945-1701, www.exactrail.com
Märklin Inc. HO scale Pennsylvania RR class N5c cab car
Märklin Inc. HO scale Pennsylvania RR class N5c cabin car
Pennsylvania RR class N5c cabin car. One road number. Injection-molded plastic body; metal floor; separately applied running boards, brake system, and grab irons. NEM couplers can be replaced with other brands. $59.99. Märklin Inc., 573-365-9522, www.marklin.com
Märklin Inc. HO scale Union Pacific class CA-4 caboose
Märklin Inc. HO scale Union Pacific class CA-4 caboose
Union Pacific class CA-4 caboose. “Make Courtesy Contagious” slogan. One road number. Injection-molded plastic body; metal frame and floor; separately applied running boards, ladders, and grab irons; and clear window glazing. NEM couplers can be replaced with other brands. $59.99. Märklin Inc., 573-365-9522, www.marklin.com
MTH Electric Trains HO scale Offset-cupola caboose
MTH Electric Trains HO scale Offset-cupola caboose
Offset-cupola caboose. Union Pacific (“Spirit of the Union Pacific”), General Electric (GEVO demonstrator scheme), and Norfolk Southern (“Honoring Our First Responders” and “Honoring Our Veterans” schemes). Injection-molded plastic body, metal wheels, and Kadee couplers. $26.95. Winter 2018. MTH Electric Trains, 410-381-2580, www.mthhotrains.com
Tangent Scale Models HO scale Bethlehem Steel 3,600-cubic-foot-capacity quad hopper with coal load
Tangent Scale Models HO scale Bethlehem Steel 3,600-cubic-foot-capacity quad hopper with coal load
Bethlehem Steel 3,600-cubic-foot-capacity quad hopper with coal load. New paint schemes: Union Pacific (1986 H-100-16 red repaint, 1989 H-100-16 red repaint, 1982 H-100-19 red repaint, 1997 H-100-19 black repaint V3 [two road numbers], 1997 H-100-19 black repaint V4 (simplified 1997+ repaint with a shield herald in black and yellow), 2005+ H-100-16 red repaint with conspicuity stripes, 2005+ H-100-18 black repaint with conspicuity stripes, 2005+ H-100-18 black repaint with conspicuity stripes version 2, and 2005+ H-100-19 back repaint with conspicuity stripes). One number each unless noted. New numbers: Union Pacific (original H-100-16 and original H-100-17). Twelve numbers each. Re-run: Union Pacific H-100-18 with double rotary ends. Two numbers. Also available ready-to-run painted black but unlettered. Wire grab irons and uncoupling levers, interior bracing, and 36” CNC machined metal wheelsets. $38.95. Tangent Scale Models, 828-279-6106, www.tangentscalemodels.com
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale 60-foot high-cube Plate F boxcar
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale 60-foot high-cube Plate F boxcar. Pre-production sample shown.
60-foot high-cube Plate F boxcar. Pre-production sample shown. Canadian National, Canadian Pacific, Coe Rail Inc., CSX, Kansas City Southern, Norfolk Southern, TTX/TBOX (brown patchout and yellow schemes), and Union Pacific. Separately applied latch bars, 100-ton roller-bearing trucks with 36” turned-metal wheelsets, and Proto-Max couplers. $29.98. March 2019. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale Thrall rebuilt 40-foot well car
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale Thrall rebuilt 40-foot well car
Thrall rebuilt 40-foot well car. Single car: TTX (large red logo with “Forward Thinking” slogan, small red and Railbox logos, and large black-and-white logo). Five-unit car: American President Lines, BNSF Ry., TTX (large black-and-white logo, large red logo, and small red logo). Heavy die-cast metal frame, separate deck-mounted details, 70-ton roller-bearing trucks, 33” turned-metal wheelsets, and Proto-Max couplers. Single car, $29.98; five-unit car, $139.98. November 2019. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
HO scale passenger cars
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 80th anniversary heavyweight eight-car trains. Aristocrat: baggage express car; baggage smoker; chair car; Dulux coach; 36-seat diner; 10-section, 1-drawing-room, 1-compartment sleeper Blue Bird Lake; 14-section sleeper New Colorado; and 12-parlor-buffet lounge solarium Burlington Light. New Blackhawk: baggage express car; baggage smoker; chair car; 36-seat diner; 10-section, 1-drawing-room, 1-compartment sleeper Bass Lake; 14 section sleeper New Nicollet; 2-single-bedroom, 2-double-bedroom, 2-compartment, 1-drawing room lounge Manikaha Club; and 8-section restaurant lounge Minneapolis Club. Ak-Sar-Ben: baggage express car; baggage smoker; Dulux chair car; 36-seat diner; 10-section, 1-drawing-room, 1-compartment sleeper Carter Lake; 14-section sleeper New Omaha; 2-single-bedroom, 2-double-bedroom, 2-compartment, 1-drawing room lounge Happy Hollow Club; and buffet lounge-solarium observation Omaha Club. Factory-painted and lettered brass models with interiors. Price to be announced. The Coach Yard, www.thecoachyard.com

Missouri Pacific River Eagle. 1940 six car set: Electro-Motive Corp. E3A diesel locomotive and American Car & Foundry (ACF) lightweight cars: baggage, baggage mail, 76-seat coach, 56-seat chair, dining-bar lounge, and 1-drawing-room, 25-seat parlor observation. 1950 six-car set (de-skirted ACF lightweight cars): baggage, baggage mail, 76-seat chair, 56-seat chair, dining-bar lounge, and 1-drawing-room, 25-seat parlor observation. Electro-Motive Corp. E3A, ACF lightweight cars, and Pullman lightweight dome coach also available as separate sale items. Factory-painted and lettered brass models with interiors. Price to be announced. The Coach Yard, www.thecoachyard.com

Southern Pacific Starlight. Nine-car set includes Pullman-Standard 70-foot heavyweight baggage (dark olive); rebuilt 70-foot heavyweight semi-streamlined baggage car (two-tone gray); Pullman-Standard (PS) lightweight 56-seat coffee-shop (Daylight scheme); PS lightweight tavern lounge (Daylight scheme); PS lightweight chair car (yellow-gray); PS lightweight articulated chair cars (Daylight scheme); PS heavyweight 12-section, 1-drawing-room sleeper Inyo (dark olive); PS l2 duplex single-room, 5-double-bedroom lightweight sleeper (yellow-gray), and PS heavyweight 8-section, 5-bedroom heavyweight sleeper Clover Home (two-tone gray). Additional cars sold separately. Factory-painted and lettered brass models with interiors. Price to be announced. The Coach Yard, www.thecoachyard.com

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Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale 70-foot heavyweight Railway Post Office-baggage car. Pre-production sample shown.
70-foot heavyweight Railway Post Office-baggage car. Pre-production sample shown. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Denver & Rio Grande Western; Great Northern; Illinois Central; Milwaukee Road; New York Central; Soo Line; Southern Pacific; and Union Pacific. Also available painted Pullman Green but unlettered. Round or Clerestory roof as appropriate; separate brake gear, steam traps, and generator; turned metal wheelsets; trucks with built-in electrical contacts; and separate catcher arms. $84.98. November 2018. WalthersProto. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Bachmann HO scale Battery-operated train sets
Bachmann HO scale Battery-operated train sets
HO scale train sets
Battery-operated train sets. Rail Champ and Rail Express. Features Electro-Motive Division F7A diesel locomotive with light-emitting-diode headlight; horn, bell, and diesel engine sounds; three-position switch with on with sound, on without sound, and off; gondola, boxcar, and offset-cupola caboose with hook-and-loop couplers; and 64” x 46” oval of track. Will also operate on most brands of HO scale track. Requires two AA 1.5V batteries. $49. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
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Alexander Scale Models HO scale Bridge Street Tower
HO scale structures
Bridge Street Tower. Craftsman kit with laser-cut wood and photo-etched brass parts and nickel silver rail. Based on prototype in Grand Rapids, Mich. Base is 7/8” square. 5-5/8” tall. $74.95. Alexander Scale Models, 269-944-5129, www.alexanderscalemodels.com
Alexander Scale Models HO scale Coaling station
Alexander Scale Models HO scale Coaling station
Coaling station. Laser-cut wood parts and metal castings. Measures 7” x 3” x 8-1/2”. $52.50. Alexander Scale Models, 269-944-5129, www.alexanderscalemodels.com
Alexander Scale Models HO scale Country schoolhouse
Alexander Scale Models HO scale Country schoolhouse
Country schoolhouse. Laser-cut parts, new design on stone foundation and belfry, metal chimney, and meter box. Measures 7” x 4-3/16” x 4-1/4”. $28.95. Alexander Scale Models, 269-944-5129, www.alexanderscalemodels.com
Alexander Scale Models HO scale Railroad car wash
Alexander Scale Models HO scale Railroad car wash
Railroad car wash. White-metal kit. Two-brush kit, $23.25; four-brush kit, $25.25; and six-brush kit, $29.25. Stewart Products line. Alexander Scale Models, 269-944-5129, www.alexanderscalemodels.com
Altoona Model Works HO scale Union Pacific Omaha, Neb., repair shops
Altoona Model Works HO scale Union Pacific Omaha, Neb., repair shops
Union Pacific Omaha, Neb., repair shops. Cast-urethane main walls, laser-cut plastic trusses, wood and plastic windows and doors, and base with slots for rails and pits. Base measures 17” x 27-1/2” (custom lengths available by special order). Base price, $450. Upgrades (interior lighting, photo-etched brass service platform, exterior side wall ladder, and clear roof sections) available for an additional charge. Altoona Model Works, 814-793-7016, www.altoonamodelworks.com
Dimensional Modeling Concepts HO scale Barbed wire fencing kit
Dimensional Modeling Concepts HO scale Barbed wire fencing kit
Barbed wire fencing kit. Includes 125 yards of four-strand fencing material, two four-strand spacers, approximately 300 weathered wooden posts, approximately 1,500 green metal posts (made of ABS plastic), and a dispenser kit. $100. Separate sale items: Wood posts, 300-pack, $5. Metal posts (made of ABS plastic), 500-pack, $3. Dimensional Modeling Concepts, www.dmcrrproducts.com
Dimensional Modeling Concepts HO scale cattle guards
Dimensional Modeling Concepts HO scale cattle guards
Cattle guards. 15 scale feet, $8.99. 9 scale feet, $7.99, and scale 4’-6” scale, $5.99. 10 scale feet cattle gate three-packs also available, $2.50. All items are 3-D printed in gray or black ABS plastic (sample shown painted and weathered). Dimensional Modeling Concepts, www.dmcrrproducts.com
Dimensional Modeling Concepts HO scale early and late 1970s Drott-Case intermodal lift crane kits
Dimensional Modeling Concepts HO scale early and late 1970s Drott-Case intermodal lift crane kits
Early and late 1970s Drott-Case intermodal lift crane kits. Each kit contains more than 320 3-D printed parts in gray ABS plastic. Includes 28-page instruction booklet and decals. Kits, $179.99 each; assembled and painted with owner’s choice of railroad logo, $649.99. Dimensional Modeling Concepts, www.dmcrrproducts.com
Dimensional Modeling Concepts HO scale electrical control equipment
Dimensional Modeling Concepts HO scale electrical control equipment
Electrical control equipment. Electrical disconnects, 20-pack, $5.99. Single-door wall-mount control cabinet (scale 36” x 72”), two-pack, $4. Two-door floor-mount control cabinet (scale 72” x 72”), $3.50. All items are 3-D printed in gray ABS plastic. Dimensional Modeling Concepts, www.dmcrrproducts.com
Dimensional Modeling Concepts HO scale industrial HVAC units
Dimensional Modeling Concepts HO scale industrial HVAC units
Industrial HVAC units. Large HVAC air handler (4.125” x 2.25” x 2”), $24.99; medium-long HVAC air handler (4.5” x 1.5” x 1.5”), $22.99; and roof-mounted large HVAC unit (5” x 2.5” x 1.5”), $24.99. All kits are 3-D printed in gray ABS plastic and come with choice of end panel (closed end, 48” diameter round duct discharge ports, or 3 x 5-foot rectangular discharge ports). Dimensional Modeling Concepts, www.dmcrrproducts.com
Dimensional Modeling Concepts HO scale Snyder Industries boom cabinets for diesel servicing
Dimensional Modeling Concepts HO scale Snyder Industries boom cabinets for diesel servicing
Snyder Industries boom cabinets for diesel servicing. 60” x 45” boom ($9.99), 78” x 60” boom ($9.99), 78” x 45” ($9.99), 30” x 45” boom ($9.49), 10” x 45” boom with small arm box ($8.99), and 10” x45” boom with large arm box. All kits are 3D printed in gray ABS plastic (shown assembled and painted). Dimensional Modeling Concepts, www.dmcrrproducts.com
Monroe Models HO scale Union Transfer Co.
Monroe Models HO scale Union Transfer Co.
Union Transfer Co. Laser-cut wood low-relief kit with cast-metal details. Includes signs and number decals for doors. Footprint is 8-1/2” x 2-1/2”. $27.95. Monroe Models, 320-250-5610, www.monroemodels.us
Monroe Models HO scale yard office caboose
Monroe Models HO scale yard office caboose
Yard office caboose. Laser-cut wood caboose with white-metal castings and peel-and-stick doors, windows, and trim. Footprint is 4” x 1-1/2”. $37.95. Monroe Models, 320-250-5610, www.monroemodels.us
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale coal trestle
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale coal trestle
Coal trestle. Injection-molded plastic kit with molded berm. Trestle features supports, abutment, railing and walkway, and bulkheads to build optional below-track storage bins. Measures 24-1/2” x 4-3/8” x 1-3/4”. $29.98. September 2019. Cornerstone Series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale cross-dock truck facility
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale cross-dock truck facility
Cross-dock truck facility. Injection-molded plastic kit with street side front office, separate gas and electric meters, and truck dock doors with weather bellows. Measures 15-3/16” x 19-3/16” x 3”. $49.98. August 2018. Cornerstone Series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale modern shopping center II
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale modern shopping center II
Modern shopping center II. Injection-molded plastic kit with large glass windows, entry doors, molded cut lines for kitbashing, and colorful signs. Measures 10-1/2” x 4-15/16” x 3-1/2”. $39.98. October 2018. Cornerstone Series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale traveling crane with brick street kit
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale traveling crane with brick street kit
Traveling crane with brick street kit. Traveling non-working crane with positionable cab, boom, and hook. Includes parts to build three complete straight brick sections with craneways. Center paving section accepts code 83 rail (sold separately). Crane measures 4” x 4” x 9-1/8”. Each brick street section measures 12-5/8” x 5-1/2”. Traveling crane with brick street, $59.98; brick craneway base and street kit (three-pack), $19.98. September 2018. Cornerstone Series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Evan Designs O scale Gooseneck lamp
Evan Designs HO scale Gooseneck lamp
HO scale details and accessories
Gooseneck lamp. Factory-assembled and lit with warm white nano light-emitting diode. Includes resistor and bridge rectifier. Ready to connect to 7-19V AC, DC, or Digital Command Control. $7. Evan Designs, 888-764-2610, www.modeltrainsoftware.com

Basswood shake shingles. 1/32” thick. 4” x 12” sheet (covers approximately 32 square inches). Two-pack, $25. Hunterline, 866-934-4174, www.hunterline.com
Sylvan Scale Models HO scale 1941-1946 Fruehauf 32-foot furniture vans with curb-side door
Sylvan Scale Models HO scale 1941-1946 Fruehauf 32-foot furniture vans with curb-side door
1941-1946 Fruehauf 32-foot furniture vans with curb-side door. Allied Van Lines, Bekins Van Lines, and Mayflower Transit Co. Cast-resin kits with decals for trailer and tractor. $20.95. Sylvan Scale Models, 519-294-6601, www.sylvanscalemodels.com
Sylvan Scale Models HO scale 1947-1955 Fruehauf 32-foot furniture vans with curb- and street-side doors
Sylvan Scale Models HO scale 1947-1955 Fruehauf 32-foot furniture vans with curb- and street-side doors
1947-1955 Fruehauf 32-foot furniture vans with curb- and street-side doors. Mayflower Transit Co., Allied Van Lines, and Bekins Van Lines. Cast-resin kits with decals for trailer and tractor. $20.95. Sylvan Scale Models, 519-294-6601, www.sylvanscalemodels.com
Sylvan Scale Models HO scale 1952 Ford trucks
Sylvan Scale Models HO scale 1952 Ford trucks
1952 Ford trucks. Dump truck ($20.95), “Big Job” highway tractor ($18.95), grain truck ($20.95), long wheelbase cab and chassis ($18.95), and stake body ($20.95). Cast-resin kits. Sylvan Scale Models, 519-294-6601, www.sylvanscalemodels.com
Sylvan Scale Models HO scale International tandem highway tractors
Sylvan Scale Models HO scale International tandem highway tractors
International tandem highway tractors. DC-400 and DC-405. Cast-resin kits. $20.95. Sylvan Scale Models, 519-294-6601, www.sylvanscalemodels.com

20-foot smooth-side intermodal container. APL, Blue Compass, Canadian National, CP Ships, Manchester Lines, Mitsui, NYK, REA (right side and end doors), and Y.S. Line; also available undecorated. Newly tooled injection-molded container with standard end door and right side door versions. Features rivet, door latch, and hinge details. Based on prototype used during the 1960s and 1970s. $9.98. January 2019. SceneMaster line. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

20-foot smooth-side intermodal container. APL, Blue Compass, Canadian National, CP Ships, Manchester Lines, Mitsui, NYK, REA (right side and end doors), and Y.S. Line; also available undecorated. Newly tooled injection-molded container with standard end door and right side door versions. Features rivet, door latch, and hinge details. Based on prototype used during the 1960s and 1970s. $9.98. January 2019. SceneMaster line. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
N scale locomotives
Baldwin VO-1000 diesel locomotive. New paint schemes: Elgin, Joliet & Eastern (green and orange); Louisville & Nashville (blue and yellow); Rock Island (black, red, and silver); Southern Pacific (black and orange); Western Maryland (black and yellow with speed lettering); and Western Ry. of Alabama (black, white, and red). New road numbers: Pennsylvania RR (Brunswick Green and gold). Two numbers per scheme; also available undecorated (with and without step guards). Directional lighting, blackened metal wheels, and Accumate couplers. Direct-current model, $119.95; with NCE motor decoder, $154.95. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale Electro-Motive Division GP39-2 diesel locomotive
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale Electro-Motive Division GP39-2 diesel locomotive
Electro-Motive Division GP39-2 diesel locomotive. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (blue- and-yellow warbonnet and “Kodachrome” schemes); CSX (gray, blue, and yellow); Delaware & Hudson (blue, gray, and yellow and Guilford schemes); and Reading Co. Two road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Golden-white light-emitting-diode headlights, blackened metal wheels, and Accumate couplers. Direct-current model with factory-installed speaker, $139.95; with ESU LokSound sound decoder with Full Throttle, $249.95. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Bachmann N scale 4-8-2 Light Mountain steam locomotive
Bachmann N scale 4-8-2 Light Mountain steam locomotive
4-8-2 Light Mountain steam locomotive. Southern Ry.; Louisville & Nashville; Missouri Pacific; and Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis. Dual-mode SoundTraxx Econami sound decoder, separate detail parts (bell, whistle, pop valves, and handrails), die-cast metal chassis, and traction tires. $349. November 2018. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
Broadway Limited Imports N scale Electro-Motive Division E6, E7, and E8 diesel locomotives
Broadway Limited Imports N scale Electro-Motive Division E6, E7, and E8 diesel locomotives
Electro-Motive Division E6, E7, and E8 diesel locomotives. E6: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (A-B set and individual A and B units); Baltimore & Ohio (A-B set and individual A and B units); Chicago & North Western (A unit, two road numbers); Seaboard Air Line (A and B units); Union Pacific/Chicago & North Western City of San Francisco (A-B set and B unit). E7: Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (A unit, two numbers); Maine Central (A unit, two numbers); Pennsylvania RR (A-B set and individual A and B units); Seaboard Air Line (A-B set and A unit); Southern Pacific Golden State (A-B set and B unit). E8: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (A-B set and individual A and B units). Undecorated A and B units available for all body styles. Dual-mode Paragon3 sound decoder with Rolling Thunder, golden-white light-emitting-diode headlights, plastic body shell, and die-cast metal chassis. A-B sets (powered A unit, unpowered B unit), $299.99; single A and B units, $239.99 each. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com

Electro-Motive Division SD40-2 diesel locomotive. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (blue-and-yellow warbonnet); Burlington Northern (as-delivered scheme); Chessie System (Baltimore & Ohio reporting marks); Canadian National (Illinois Central reporting marks); Conrail (as-delivered scheme); CSX (dark blue and yellow); Norfolk Southern (horsehead silhouette); and Union Pacific (Armour Yellow and Harbor Mist Gray). Two road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Dual-mode Paragon3 sound decoder featuring Rolling Thunder, injection-molded plastic body, and die-cast metal chassis. $249.99. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com


Union Pacific “The Spirit of the Union Pacific” Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive. One road number. Bolsterless non-radial HTSC trucks, five-chime air horn, and five-pole motor with dual brass flywheels. Direct-current model, $138. With Train Control Systems Digital Command Control (DCC) motor-only decoder, $188. With ESU LokSound DCC sound decoder, $330. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9574, www.katousa.com

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Broadway Limited Imports N scale Electro-Motive Division SD40-2 diesel locomotive. Pre-production sample shown.
Electro-Motive Division SD40-2 diesel locomotive. Pre-production sample shown. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (blue-and-yellow warbonnet); Burlington Northern (as-delivered scheme); Chessie System (Baltimore & Ohio reporting marks); Canadian National (Illinois Central reporting marks); Conrail (as-delivered scheme); CSX (dark blue and yellow); Norfolk Southern (horsehead silhouette); and Union Pacific (Armour Yellow and Harbor Mist Gray). Two road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Dual-mode Paragon3 sound decoder featuring Rolling Thunder, injection-molded plastic body, and die-cast metal chassis. $249.99. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com
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Kato USA N scale Union Pacific “The Spirit of the Union Pacific” Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive. Pre-production sample shown.
Union Pacific “The Spirit of the Union Pacific” Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive. Pre-production sample shown. One road number. Bolsterless non-radial HTSC trucks, five-chime air horn, and five-pole motor with dual brass flywheels. Direct-current model, $138. With Train Control Systems Digital Command Control (DCC) motor-only decoder, $188. With ESU LokSound DCC sound decoder, $330. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9574, www.katousa.com
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Kato USA N scale 2017 Operation North Pole Christmas train. Pre-production sample shown.
N scale train sets
2017 Operation North Pole Christmas train. Pre-production sample shown. Includes Chicago Metra Electro-Motive Division F40PH diesel locomotive with Operation North Pole wrapping, four gallery bi-level coaches (Rosemont, Allstate Arena, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, and Lifesource), and gallery bi-level cab coach (Chicago Dogs). Includes bookcase-style packaging with specially designed slipcover. $260. A portion of the sales of the sets will be donated to Operation North Pole to subsidize wrapping of future Operation North Pole trains. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9500, www.katousa.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale NE-6 caboose
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale NE-6 caboose
N scale freight cars
NE-6 caboose. New paint schemes: Chicago, West Pullman & Southern (one road number) and Seaboard Coast Lines/Family Lines (ex-Clinchfield). New numbers: Conrail; Monongahela; New York, New Haven & Hartford; Norfolk & Western; and Penn Central. Two numbers per scheme unless noted; also available undecorated (New York, New Haven & Hartford and Nickel Plate Road versions). Railroad-specific details, brake line detail, and Accumate couplers. $32.95 (undecorated, $24.95). Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Bachmann N scale old-time gondola
Bachmann N scale old-time gondola
Old-time gondola. Baltimore & Ohio, U.S. Military RR, Virginia & Truckee, and Western & Atlantic. Body-mounted E-Z Mate Mark II couplers. $29. October 2018. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
Bachmann N scale old-time water tank car
Bachmann N scale old-time water tank car
Old-time water tank car. Central Pacific, Union Pacific, U.S. Military RR, and Western & Atlantic. Body-mounted E-Z Mate Mark II couplers. $32. October 2018. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
Micro-Trains Line Co. N scale Department of Defense 68-foot flatcar
Micro-Trains Line Co. N scale Department of Defense 68-foot flatcar
Department of Defense 68-foot flatcar. U.S. Navy five-pack with submarine ballistic missile bodies (each car includes a two-piece cast-resin load), $199.95. Cascade Green, Olive Drab, or Urethane Green with six-wheel Buckeye roller-bearing trucks and six M1 Abrams tank kits, three-pack $124.95; red with three M1 Abrams tank kits and four-wheel roller-bearing trucks, three-pack $109.95. Flatcars feature mounting points for containers, all-new underframe, and body-mounted Magne-Matic couplers. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com
Tangent Scale Models N scale Bethlehem 3,6000-cubic-foot-capacity quad hopper with coal load
Tangent Scale Models N scale Bethlehem 3,6000-cubic-foot-capacity quad hopper with coal load
Bethlehem 3,600-cubic-foot-capacity quad hopper with coal load. Union Pacific (Original H-100-16 [12 road numbers], original H-100-17 [12 numbers], original H-100-18 with double rotary ends [two numbers], 1986 H-100-16 red repaint, 1989 H-100-16 red repaint, 1982 H-100-19 red repaint, 1997 H-100-19 black repaint V3 [two numbers], 1997 H-100-19 black repaint V4 (simplified 1997+ repaint with shield herald in black and yellow), 2005+ H-100-16 red repaint with conspicuity stripes, 2005+ H-100-18 black repaint with conspicuity stripes, 2005+ H-100-18 black repaint with conspicuity stripes, and 2005+ H-100-19 black repaint with conspicuity stripes). One number each unless noted; also available ready-to-run painted black but unlettered. $32.95. Body-mounted draft-gear boxes with Micro-Trains compatible couplers, 100-ton trucks with 36” metal wheelsets, and interior bracing. Tangent Scale Models, 828-279-6106, www.tangentscalemodels.com
RailSmith Models N scale lightweight passenger cars
RailSmith Models N scale lightweight passenger cars
N scale passenger cars
Lightweight passenger cars. Pullman-Standard 14-roomette, 4-bedroom sleeper: Missouri-Kansas-Texas Texas Special (James Bowie, William B. Travis, and David Crockett. $43 each; three-pack, $119). Pullman-Standard 10-roomette, 6-double-bedroom sleeper: Atlantic Coast Line (Glynn County and Polk County, $42 each), Northern Pacific (nos. 364 and 365, $39.90 each), and Union Pacific (Pacific Coast, $39.90). Pullman-Standard 64-seat coach: Great Northern (nos. 1110 and 1209, $39.90 each). Ex-Wm. K. Walthers Inc. tooling. Cars feature metal wheels, clear window glazing, and Accumate couplers. RailSmith Models, www.railsmith.net
Alexander Scale Models HO scale Railroad car wash
Alexander Scale Models railroad car wash
N scale structures
Railroad car wash. HO scale model shown. White-metal kit. Two-brush kit, $10.70; four-brush kit, $12.70; and six-brush kit, $15.70. Stewart Products line. Alexander Scale Models, 269-944-5129, www.alexanderscalemodels.com
N scale details and accessories
Birch shake shingles. 1/64” thick. 4” x 12” sheet (covers approximately 11-1/2 square inches). $30. Hunterline, 866-934-4174, www.hunterline.com
Jacksonville Terminal Co. N scale 20-foot standard height intermodal container
Jacksonville Terminal Co. N scale 20-foot standard height intermodal container
20-foot standard height intermodal container. American Red Cross ($31.65), APL, General Electric Clinic in a Can, Safmarine, and Tiphook. Injection-molded plastic, eight different door variations, Inter-Box Connecting pins, and magnetic connecting system (one bottom magnet and metal top plate). Two-pack, $29.65 unless noted. Jacksonville Terminal Co., 904-253-3430, www.jtcmodeltrains.com
Jacksonville Terminal Co. N scale 40-foot high-cube intermodal container
Jacksonville Terminal Co. N scale 40-foot high-cube intermodal container
40-foot high-cube intermodal container. American Red Cross ($31.95), APL, Beacon Leasing, CMA CGM, CP Ships, GCL, Interasia, and Liski. Injection-molded plastic with seven different door variations, magnetic connecting system (three magnets in bottom and metal top plate), and Inter-Box Connecting pins. Two-pack, $29.95 unless noted. Jacksonville Terminal Co., 904-253-3430, www.jtcmodeltrains.com
S scale details and accessories
Basswood shake shingles. 1/32” thick. 4” x 12” sheet (covers approximately 29 square inches). Two-pack, $25. Hunterline, 866-934-4174, www.hunterline.com
Atlas O 40-foot double-sheathed refrigerator car
Atlas O 40-foot double-sheathed refrigerator car
O scale freight cars
40-foot double-sheathed refrigerator car. New paint schemes: American Refrigerated Transit; Jelke Good Luck Products; New York, New Haven & Hartford; Soo Line; and Standard Fruit & Steamship Co. (“Yes Bananas” slogan). New road numbers: North Western Refrigerator Line Co. Two road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Injection-molded plastic body; separately applied ladders, grab irons, and stirrup steps; and sprung, die-cast metal 40-ton trucks. $92.95. Atlas O, 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Bachmann On30 double-sheathed refrigerator car
Bachmann ON30 double-sheathed refrigerator car
On30 double-sheathed refrigerator car. Data only (green with black roof and ends, orange with black roof and ends, white with black roof and ends, and yellow with brown roof and ends). $75. November 2018. Spectrum series. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
Evan Designs O scale Gooseneck lamp
Evan Designs O scale Gooseneck lamp
O scale details and accessories
Gooseneck lamp. Factory-assembled and lit with warm white nano light-emitting diode. Includes resistor and bridge rectifier. Ready to connect to 7-19V AC, DC, or Digital Command Control. $7. Evan Designs, 888-764-2610, www.modeltrainsoftware.com

Basswood shake shingles. 1/32” thick. 4” x 12” sheet (covers approximately 29 square inches). Two-pack, $25. Hunterline, 866-934-4174, www.hunterline.com
MTH Electric Trains S scale 40-foot steel rebuilt boxcar
MTH Electric Trains S scale 40-foot steel rebuilt boxcar
S scale freight cars
40-foot steel rebuilt boxcar. Norfolk Southern (“Honoring Our First Responders” and “Honoring Our Veterans”. Injection-molded plastic body, positionable doors, and wire grab irons. Model features hi-rail wheels, American Flyer-compatible couplers, and mounting pads for scale couplers. Scale wheels and Kadee-compatible couplers sold separately $59.95. MTH Electric Trains, 410-381-2580, www.mthtrains.com
American Z Line General Electric P42 diesel locomotive
American Z Line General Electric P42 diesel locomotive
Z scale locomotives
General Electric P42 diesel locomotive. Amtrak (phase 3 40th anniversary scheme). One road number. Traction tires and directional light-emitting-diode headlights. Designed for Digitrax and TCS drop-in Digital Command Control decoders. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
Bowser HO scale 70-ton two-bay covered hopper
Bowser Z scale 70-ton two-bay covered hopper
Z scale freight cars
1937 Association of American Railroads 40-foot boxcar. New road name: Louisville & Nashville (“Dixie Line” slogan). Seven road numbers (single car, two-pack, and four-pack). Murphy raised-panel roof, prototype-specific doors, metal wheels, AutoLatch couplers, and 4-5 Dreadnaught ends. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
Bachmann 4-6-0 steam locomotive
Bachmann 4-6-0 steam locomotive
Large scale locomotives
4-6-0 steam locomotive. Denver & Rio Grande Western (Flying Grande lettering and bumblebee scheme), Pennsylvania RR (green), Christmas, and painted black but unlettered. Metal gears; non-proprietary plug-and-play circuit board for choice of direct current, National Model Railroad Association/NEM Digital Command Control, and/or remote control operation; operating headlight and smoke unit, metal siderods, separate piping, and metal handrails. Plug-and-play sound module available separately. Price to be announced. Spring 2019. Big Haulers line. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
Pritchard Patent Product Co. Ltd. HO scale code 70 track
Pritchard Patent Product Co. Ltd. HO scale code 70 track
Track
HO scale code 70 track. Flextrack (36” lengths) and no. 6 turnouts (left and right). Track and turnouts feature nickel-silver rail and injection-molded plastic wood ties. Turnouts have solid machined point blades, over-center spring, and Unifrog (Stock rails are wired to closure rails at factory, which in turn are connected to the corresponding frog rail. Turnout, except for tip of frog, is completely live with no extra wiring required). Prices to be announced. Pritchard Patent Product Co. Ltd. (Peco), +44 0 1297 21542, www.peco-uk.com
Chooch Enterprises Timber deck planking
Chooch Enterprises Timber deck planking
Scenery
Timber deck planking. Flexible vinyl sheets. Factory-weathered wood color. Includes peel-and-stick adhesive sheet. Decking can be cut with scissors or no. 11 blade. Sheets measure approximately 3-3/4” x 11.75”. Three sizes: .080” x 2” planks (small) for HO and N scales, .100” x 3” planks (medium) for HO scale, and .160” x 3” planks (large) for HO and O scales. Two-pack, $19.99. Chooch Enterprises Inc., 425-273-4794, www.choochenterprises.com
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Pritchard Patent Product Co. Ltd. static grass applicators
Static grass applicators. Peco Scene Pro Grass Precision Applicator and Peco Scene Static Grass Pro Grass Applicator. Precision Applicator ideal for applying static grass in and around buildings and other tight spaces. Pro Grass Applicator convenient to use over large expanses of terrain. Features choice of grid heads to allow different lengths of fiber to pass through. Both include a selection of static grass and adhesive. Prices to be announced. Pritchard Patent Product Co. Ltd. (Peco), +44 0 1297 21542, www.peco-uk.com

Static grass fibers. 0.5mm: snow. 1mm: Autumn, dead grass, patchy grass, spring, summer, and winter. 2mm: Scorched grass, snow, spring alpine, and summer flowers. 4mm (20g bag): Summer alpine. 30g bags unless noted. Prices to be announced. Pritchard Patent Product Co. Ltd. (Peco), +44 0 1297 21542, www.peco-uk.com


Static grass tufts. 4mm: spring. 6mm: Autumn, patchy, spring, and wild meadow. 10mm: Autumn, patchy, spring, and wild meadow. 100 tufts per pack. Prices to be announced. Pritchard Patent Product Co. Ltd. (Peco), +44 0 1297 21542, www.peco-uk.com

Woodland ground cover. Features small real wood shavings in random sizes to simulate dead and broken branches and bracken. 50g bag. Price to be announced. Pritchard Patent Product Co. Ltd. (Peco), +44 0 1297 21542, www.peco-uk.com

Static grass fibers. 0.5mm: snow. 1mm: Autumn, dead grass, patchy grass, spring, summer, and winter. 2mm: Scorched grass, snow, spring alpine, and summer flowers. 4mm (20g bag): Summer alpine. 30g bags unless noted. Prices to be announced. Pritchard Patent Product Co. Ltd. (Peco), +44 0 1297 21542, www.peco-uk.com

Static grass tufts. 4mm: spring. 6mm: Autumn, patchy, spring, and wild meadow. 10mm: Autumn, patchy, spring, and wild meadow. 100 tufts per pack. Prices to be announced. Pritchard Patent Product Co. Ltd. (Peco), +44 0 1297 21542, www.peco-uk.com

Woodland ground cover. Features small real wood shavings in random sizes to simulate dead and broken branches and bracken. 50g bag. Price to be announced. Pritchard Patent Product Co. Ltd. (Peco), +44 0 1297 21542, www.peco-uk.com

Woodland Scenics Field System
Woodland Scenics Field System
Field System. Product line includes static grass (four lengths and four colors), Static King static grass applicator, field grass (tall grasses and weeds), briar patch (brambles and thickets), plant hues (for adding highlights and shadows), flowers (for extra color and interest), and three new scenery adhesives. Specific details, prices, and release dates to be announced. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
Bachmann 16V DC multi-accessory power supply
Bachmann 16V DC multi-accessory power supply
Electronics/controls
16V DC multi-accessory power supply. Several accessories can be attached to each side of power supply for up to 1 Amp total load. Six 16V DC accessory attachments. For use with all scale accessories. $59. October 2018. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
Broadway Limited Imports Rolling Thunder receiver with subwoofer
Broadway Limited Imports Rolling Thunder receiver with subwoofer
Rolling Thunder receiver with subwoofer. For N scale. Features Rolling Thunder receiver (compatible with Rolling Thunder-equipped Paragon3 locomotives) and two transmission frequencies (29 channels per frequency). Locomotive sounds play through subwoofer. Compatible with direct current and Digital Command Control. $199.99. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com
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SoundTraxx Tsunami2 EMD-2 digital sound decoders
SoundTraxx Tsunami2 EMD-2 digital sound decoders. Includes eight new diesel engine sounds (567 12 cylinder no transition, 567C 16 cylinder non-turbo, 645E 12 cylinder non-turbo, 645E 12 cylinder turbo, 645F 16 cylinder turbo, 645E 20 cylinder turbo, 710G 12 cylinder, and 710G 16 cylinder). Decoders include more than 50 sound effects, including engine startup, 14 bells, and more than 40 air horns. Also contains Reactive Diesel Dynamic Digital Exhaust. TSU-1100, $129.95; TSU-2200, $124.95; TSU-21PNEM, $109.95; TSU-PNP, $109.95; and TSU-4400, $179.95. SoundTraxx, 970-259-0690, www.soundtraxx.com
SoundTraxx Tsunami2 steam-2 digital sound decoders
SoundTraxx Tsunami2 steam-2 digital sound decoders
SoundTraxx Tsunami2 steam-2 digital sound decoders. Expanded sound library with 28 new whistles, 12 bells, 10 air pumps, 8 dynamos, 10 exhaust chuffs, snifter valve, injectors, Johnson Bar, power reverse, firebox blower, side rod clank, and brake squeal. TSU-1100, $129.95; TSU-2200, $124.95; TSU-21PNEM, $109.95; and TSU-4400, $179.95. SoundTraxx, 970-259-0690, www.soundtraxx.com
Sprog DCC Pi-SPROG full package
Sprog DCC Pi-SPROG full package
Pi-SPROG full package. Complete Digital Command Control system built on a Raspberry Pi computer. Package includes the Pi-SPROG One DCC interface with an integrated 2.5-amp DCC output, Raspberry Pi 3B+, 5V and 14V power supplies, and pre-configured SD card with the current Raspbian Stretch system, JMRI DecoderPro and PanelPro, and preset Wi-Fi network. Supports up to 10 WiThrottle devices such as Android and iPhone. $170 (discount prices for show sales). Sprog DCC, sprog.us.com
Traxx ID beta kit. Provides real-time tracking of 25 railcars at 3 industries or sidings. Combine with Traxx Operations (sold separately) and Traxx Inventory (free) software. Includes Raspberry Pi+ case (used as access point), Raspberry Pi power supply, Ethernet cable, 20 NFC tags, five 25mm tags, three MFRC522 RFID read/writer, three 8266 WiFi modules, three 12VDC to 5VDC converters, three seven-pin to 4+3 pin wire harness, one MRFC522 installation template, installation instructions, and bag of screws and spacers. $179.99. TrainTraxx, 210-474-6554, www.traintraxx.com

Traxx ID deluxe starter kit. Provides real-time tracking of 100 railcars at 12 industries or sidings. Combine with Traxx Operations (sold separately) and Traxx Inventory (free) software. Includes Raspberry Pi+ case (used as access point), Raspberry Pi power supply, Ethernet cable, 90 NFC tags, 10 25mm tags, 12 MFRC522 RFID read/writer, 12 8266 WiFi modules, 12 12VDC to 5VDC converters, 12 seven-pin to 4+3 pin wire harness, one MRFC522 installation template, installation instructions, and bag of screws and spacers. $489.99. TrainTraxx, 210-474-6554, www.traintraxx.com

TraxxID starter kit. Provides real-time tracking of 50 railcars at six industries or sidings. Combine with Traxx Operations (sold separately) and Traxx Inventory (free) software. Includes Raspberry Pi+ case (used as access point), Raspberry Pi power supply, Ethernet cable, 45 NFC tags, five 25mm tags, six MFRC522 RFID read/writer, six 8266 WiFi modules, six 12VDC to 5VDC converters, six seven-pin to 4+3 pin wire harness, one MRFC522 installation template, installation instructions, and bag of screws and spacers. $279.99. TrainTraxx, 210-474-6554, www.traintraxx.com
Wm. K. Walthers Horizontal-mount switch machine
Wm. K. Walthers Horizontal-mount switch machine
Horizontal-mount switch machine. Fully assembled servo-based unit with approximately one second throw speed. Integrated Digital Command Control decoder; two built-in 5A switches to power frogs, signals, and more; self-locking mechanism for reliable positioning (servo turns off when motion is complete); adjustable throw and tension from 1/32” to ½”; outputs for single and bi-color light-emitting diodes; and connecting cable. 1-5/8” tall. $24.98. October 2018. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

Stall motor switch machine controller. Fully assembled servo-based unit. Upgrades for existing turnout control systems. Works with most popular brands of stall motor switch machines. Plug-and-play wiring for easy installation of accessory controllers and indicators. Stall motor driver, $17.98; edge connector for Tortoise by Circuitron switch machine, two-pack, $7.98. November 2018. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
WiFi Model Railroad LocoFi
WiFi Model Railroad LocoFi
LocoFi. WiFi-enabled sound decoder for HO scale diesel locomotives. Combine with LocoFi smartphone controller app to get multi-user, multi-train wireless control of direct current (DC) locomotives. National Model Railroad Association-recommended color-coded wire connections. Decoders feature dual microcontrollers with pluggable microSD card that can be loaded with custom non-proprietary sounds. Compatible with 9-24V DC or Digital Command Control. Printed-circuit board measures 3.44” x .67”, speaker measures 1.02” x .59” x .28”. $140 (quantity discounts available). WiFi Model Railroad LLC, www.wifimodelrailroad.com
Xuron Corp. TK3200 Pro-Modelers tool kit
Xuron Corp. TK3200 Pro-Modelers tool kit
Tools
TK3200 Pro-Modelers tool kit. Model 2175ET sprue cutter, model 9180ET scissors for cutting photo-etched parts, and model 450 TweezerNose pliers. High-carbon steel construction with non-glare finish, Light-Touch return springs, and Xuro-Rubber soft cushioned rubber grips. $69. Xuron Corp., 207-283-1401, www.xuron.com
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Illinois Central 50-foot boxcar decals by Dan Kohlberg
Decals
Illinois Central 50-foot boxcar decals. Single-door boxcars (1957+), single-door boxcars with cushioned underframe (1963+), and double-door boxcars (1961+). Brown cars with “Mainline of Mid-America” slogan. Each set contains enough lettering for two cars and an assortment of extra reweighs and other data. Screen-printed HO scale waterslide decals. $10 each. Dan Kohlberg, home.mindspring.com/~paducah
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Hunterline Weathering Mix
Weathering supplies
Weathering Mix. New colors: Burnt sienna, burnt umber, raw sienna, raw umber, and yellow ochre. Alcohol-based washes. Eight-ounce bottle, $9. Hunterline, 866-934-4174, www.hunterline.com

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