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New model trains for the week of September 6, 2018

See the latest model railroad products from Athearn, American Z Line, Kato, and more
HO scale locomotives
Norfolk Southern SD60E diesel locomotive. Three road numbers. Cab-mounted Positive Train Control antenna array, front and rear ditch lights, and NS “horsehead” cutouts on blower duct kick plate per prototype. Direct-current model with 21-pin connector for Digital Command Control decoder, $219.98; with dual-mode SoundTraxx Tsunami 2 sound decoder, $309.98. July 2019. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
HO scale freight cars
North American Car Corp. 50-foot boxcar. Canadian Pacific (red with CPAA reporting marks only); Chicago & North Western (yellow); Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern (mineral red with reporting marks only); Johnson Wax (red, white, and blue); Pearl Brewing Co. (Country Club logo); and Quaker Oats (orange with reporting marks only). Three road numbers per scheme. Metal grab irons, etched-metal crossover platforms, and body-mounted McHenry scale couplers. $34.98. July 2019. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
Broadway Limited Imports HO scale <i>California Zephyr</i> cars
Broadway Limited Imports HO scale California Zephyr cars
HO scale passenger cars
California Zephyr cars. Chicago, Burlington & Quincy: 1-drawing-room, 3-double-bedroom Vista-Dome buffet lounge observation Silver Horizon; 10-roomette, 6-double-bedroom sleeper Silver Point; 16-section sleeper Silver Maple; 48-seat dining car Silver Diner; baggage car Silver Bear; Vista-Dome Silver Lodge; and Vista-Dome with conductor’s window Silver Rifle. Denver & Rio Grande Western: 6-bedroom, 5-compartment sleeper Silver Gulf; 10-roomette, 6-double-bedroom sleepers Silver Pass and Silver Gorge; 16-section sleeper Silver Aspen; baggage car Silver Antelope; Vista-Dome cars Silver Bronco and Silver Mustang; and Vista-Dome dormitory-buffet-lounge Silver Shop. Western Pacific: 48-seat dining car Silver Platter; 1-drawing-room, 3-double-bedroom Vista-Dome buffet-lounge-observation Silver Planet; 6-bedroom, 5-compartment sleeper Silver Crane; 10-roomette, 6-double-bedroom sleeper Silver Arroyo; Vista-Dome Silver Schooner; Vista-Dome dormitory-buffet-lounge Silver Chalet; and Vista-Dome with conductor’s window Silver Sage. Plastic construction with nickel-plated finish, detailed interior, and sprung diaphragms. $74.98 each (Vista-Dome cars, $79.98). Two 11-car sets also available, $799.99 each. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com
Broadway Limited Imports HO scale Wabash <i>Blue Bird</i> passenger cars
Broadway Limited Imports HO scale Wabash Blue Bird passenger cars
Wabash Blue Bird passenger cars. Baggage car no. 650; dining car no. 51; dome coach nos. 200, 201, and 202; and dome observation no. 1601. Detailed interiors, separately applied grab irons, and illuminated drumhead on dome observation car. $74.99 each (dome cars, $79.99). Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com
HO scale details and accessories
Ford C stake-bed truck. Builders Emporium, Fletcher’s Feed & Farm Supply, Ford Motor Co., light blue and white, maintenance-of-way (orange), red, Railway Express Agency, and Wickes Lumber. Cab interior with separate steering wheel, clear window glazing, and vinyl tires. $26.98. July 2019. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

Kato USA Inc. N scale Siemens ACS-64 electric locomotive
Kato USA Inc. N scale Siemens ACS-64 electric locomotive
N scale locomotives
Siemens ACS-64 electric locomotive. Amtrak (three road numbers). Digital Command Control motor decoder, positionable pantographs, and directional headlights. $190. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9500, www.katousa.com
American Z Line Z scale Electro-Motive Division SD75I diesel locomotive
American Z Line Z scale Electro-Motive Division SD75I diesel locomotive
Z scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division SD75I diesel locomotive. BNSF Ry. (three road numbers). Models feature new chassis and trucks; American Z Line’s standard printed-circuit board; upgraded, directional light-emitting-diode headlights; and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
American Z Line Z scale 1937 Association of American Railroads 40-foot boxcar
American Z Line Z scale 1937 Association of American Railroads 40-foot boxcar
Z scale freight cars
1937 Association of American Railroads 40-foot boxcar. New road name: New York Central. 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
<i>The Turbine Locomotive: Classic Train Stories Book 3</i>
The Turbine Locomotive: Classic Train Stories Book 3
Books
The Turbine Locomotive: Classic Train Stories Book 3. By Isaac ben Levi. Engine no. 6200 is pulled from a scrapyard in Crestline, Ohio, and begins a new life on the fictional Ozark Mountain RR. Paperback, $11.95; Kindle edition, $2.99. Available at www.amazon.com and www.greatrailroadseries.com
Cook Orchards 40-foot steel refrigerator car
Cook Orchards 40-foot steel refrigerator car
Club offerings
Cook Orchards 40-foot steel refrigerator car. Accurail HO scale kit custom-decorated for the Fox Valley Division of the National Model Railroad Association. Based on original design by the late Don Cook, Master Model Railroader. Injection-molded plastic kit with plastic wheels, separately applied brake details, and Accumate couplers. $23 plus $7.50 shipping for one car ($14 for two to six cars). Fox Valley Division Car Project, c/o C. Rita, 331 Florence Ave., Evanston, IL 60202; www.foxvalleydivision.org

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