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2019 Railroad Hobby Show

The 2019 Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show was held Jan. 26 and 27 at The Eastern States Exposition Fairgrounds in West Springfield, Mass. The two-day show, now in its 51st year, features model railroad manufacturers, railroad historical societies, vendors, and clinics.
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
HO scale locomotives
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. 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, two painted crew figures, and dual-mode Paragon3 sound decoder with Rolling Thunder. $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, 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. Includes engineer and fireman crew figures. $819.99. Märklin Inc., 573-365-9522, www.marklin.com
Rapido Trains HO scale Canadian National class H-6-d and H-6-g 4-6-0 steam locomotives
Rapido Trains HO scale Canadian National class H-6-d and H-6-g 4-6-0 steam locomotives
Canadian National class H-6-d and H-6-g 4-6-0 steam locomotives. Early (tilted herald) and late (horizontal herald) paint schemes; also available painted black but unlettered. Road-number-specific details; die-cast metal weight centered above drivers; blackened metal wheels and driving rods; working headlight, marker lights, and classification lights (not all lighting effects available on direct-current model); and flickering firebox light. Direct-current model, $499.95; with dual-mode sound decoder, $599.95. Separate H-6-style tender painted black but unlettered, $109.95. 2020 delivery. Icons of Canadian Steam series. Rapido Trains, 905-474-3314, www.rapidotrains.com
Rapido Trains HO scale Canadian Pacific D10-class 4-6-0 steam locomotive
Rapido Trains HO Canadian Pacific D10-class 4-6-0 steam locomotive
Canadian Pacific D10-class 4-6-0 steam locomotive. Canadian Pacific (freight scheme in nine road numbers, passenger scheme in one number), Dominion Atlantic (two numbers), and Quebec Central (one number); also available painted but unlettered with low or high headlight. Road-number-specific details; die-cast metal weight centered above drivers; blackened metal wheels and driving rods; working headlight, marker lights, and classification lights (not all lighting effects available on direct-current model); and flickering firebox light. Direct-current model, $499.95; with dual-mode sound decoder, $599.95. Separate D10-style tender painted black but unlettered, $109.95. 2020 delivery. Icons of Canadian Steam series. Rapido Trains, 905-474-3314, www.rapidotrains.com
Rapido Trains HO scale Electro-Motive Division SW1200 diesel locomotives
Rapido Trains HO scale Electro-Motive Division SW1200 diesel locomotives
Electro-Motive Division SW1200 diesel locomotive. Baltimore & Ohio; Burlington Northern; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy; Chicago & North Western; Conrail; Denver & Rio Grande Western; Grand Trunk Western (delivery, orange-and-black, and red-and-blue schemes); Great Northern (Empire Builder scheme); Milwaukee Road (“Milwaukee Road” lettering on hood in one number, without hood lettering in two numbers); Missouri Pacific; New York, New Haven & Hartford; Northern Pacific; Penn Central (without “Penn Central” lettering on hood in two numbers, with in one number); Pennsylvania RR; Rock Island (red scheme in on road number, maroon with block lettering in two numbers); Soo Line; and Southern Pacific. Three road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated in three styles. Prototype-specific details; die-cast metal frame, chassis, and gearboxes; and detailed cab interior. Direct-current model, $225; with dual-mode sound decoder, $335. Late 2019. Rapido Trains, 905-474-3314, www.rapidotrains.com
ScaleTrains.com Inc. HO scale General Electric Dash 9-44CW diesel locomotive. Pre-production sample shown.
ScaleTrains.com Inc. HO scale General Electric Dash 9-44CW diesel locomotive. Pre-production sample shown.
Scene and photo by Ken J. Johnson
General Electric Dash 9-44CW diesel locomotive. Pre-production sample shown. BNSF Ry. (Heritage I), Chicago & North Western, Norfolk Southern (thoroughbred scheme), and Union Pacific. Light-emitting-diode headlights and ditch lights; see-through steps; and factory-drilled holes for grab irons, uncoupling levers, m.u. cables, and trainline air hoses (detail kit sold separately). Direct-current model with 21-pin connector for Digital Command Control (DCC) decoder, $99.99; with ESU LokSound Essential DCC sound decoder, $149.99. Summer 2019. Operator series. ScaleTrains.com Inc., 844-987-2467, www.scaletrains.com
ScaleTrains.com HO scale General Electric Dash 9-44CW diesel locomotive. Pre-production sample shown.
ScaleTrains.com HO scale General Electric Dash 9-44CW diesel locomotive. Pre-production sample shown.
Scene and photo by Ken J. Johnson
General Electric Dash 9-44CW diesel locomotive. Pre-production sample shown.Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; BNSF Ry. (Heritage II); Norfolk Southern (thoroughbred scheme); and Union Pacific (including “lightning stripe” scheme). Five cab variations, pilot- or deck-mounted ditch lights as appropriate, and four Hi-Ad truck variations with rotating bearing caps. Direct-current model with 21-pin connector for Digital Command Control (DCC) decoder, $174.99; with ESU LokSound v5.0 DCC sound decoder and two cube-type speakers, $264.99. Summer 2019. Rivet Counter series. ScaleTrains.com Inc., 844-987-2467, www.scaletrains.com
Electro-Motive Division GP7 diesel locomotive. Belt Ry. of Chicago (1950s to 1970s scheme); Chessie System (Chesapeake & Ohio reporting marks); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (black-and-gray scheme); Erie Lackawanna (gray, maroon, and yellow scheme); Great Northern (Empire Builder scheme); and Reading Co. (yellow-and-green scheme). Four road numbers per scheme (two each in direct current and Digital Command Control). Improved hood contours, factory-installed and painted wire grab irons and lift rings, and warm white light-emitting-diode headlights. Direct-current model, $199.98; with dual-mode ESU LokSound Select sound decoder, $299.98. June 2019. WalthersProto. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive. Union Pacific (George Bush 41 Presidential Library and Museum). One road number. 2018 paint and lettering scheme with factory-installed and painted grab irons and light-emitting-diode headlights and ditch lights. Direct-current model, $149.98; with ESU sound decoder, $209.98. December 2019. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe class BX-166 double-door boxcar
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe class BX-166 double-door boxcar
HO scale freight cars
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe class BX-166 double-door boxcar. Late “Q” herald in two road numbers, Berwind “C” and “J” repaints in six numbers each, 24” circle-cross herald in 12 numbers, early “Q” herald in two numbers, and reporting marks only in two numbers. Also available undecorated. Injection-molded plastic model with wire grab irons and uncoupling levers, etched-metal brakewheel platform, and 36” metal wheels. $49.95. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Trinity 3,230-cubic-foot-capcity pressure differential covered hopper
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Trinity 3,230-cubic-foot-capcity pressure differential covered hopper
Trinity 3,230-cubic-foot-capcity pressure differential covered hopper. Roanoke Cement, Chicago Freight Car, CIT Group, General Electric Rail Services, TXI (Greenbrier Leasing Corp. reporting marks), and Trinity Industries Leasing. Six road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Injection-molded plastic model with factory-applied wire grab irons and uncoupling levers, etched-metal running boards, and metal wheels. $59.95 (undecorated, $49.95). Third quarter 2019. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Arrowhead Models HO scale Committee design three-bay hopper
Arrowhead Models HO scale Committee design three-bay hopper
Committee design three-bay hopper. Denver & Rio Grande Western (as-delivered scheme, 24 road numbers), Pennsylvania RR (as-delivered scheme, 48 numbers), and Southern Ry. (1979 repaint scheme with Claytor lettering, 12 numbers); also available as undecorated kit in three versions. Injection-molded plastic model with prototype-specific detail; etched-metal brake platform; and removable coal load. $48.95 (undecorated kit, $48.50). Arrowhead Models, www.arrowheadmodels.com
Pennsylvania RR class K11 stockcar. With and without silver roof and doors. Three road numbers per scheme. Injection-molded plastic model with separate factory-applied details and metal wheels. $28.95. Summer 2019. Bowser Manufacturing Co. Inc., www.bowser-trains.com
Pennsylvania RR X31a and X31f boxcars. X-31a double-door car: Detroit, Toledo & Ironton; Northern Pacific; Pennsylvania RR (with and without “Automobiles” stencil and “Buy War Bonds” above circle keystone herald or shadow keystone herald), and Seaboard Air Line (Orange Blossom Special slogan). X-31a single-door car: Pennsylvania RR (circle keystone herald or plain keystone herald and stores stencil). X-31f: Pennsylvania RR (circle or shadow keystone herald) Seaboard Air Line (Silver Meteor slogan). Three road numbers per scheme. Injection-molded plastic model with separate factory-applied details and metal wheels. $28.95. Summer 2019. Bowser Manufacturing Co. Inc., www.bowser-trains.com
City Classics 30th anniversary boxcar. Accurail HO scale kit. Details and price to be announced. City Classics, www.cityclassics.biz
ExactRail HO scale General Steel Industries 53’-6” bulkhead flatcar
ExactRail HO scale General Steel Industries 53’-6” bulkhead flatcar
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
General Service beet, drop-bottom, and wood-chip gondolas. New road numbers. Beet gondola: Southern Pacific (composite or steel sides, 12 numbers each). Drop-bottom gondola: Denver & Rio Grande Western, Great Northern, Northern Pacific, Southern Pacific (two paint schemes), and Union Pacific. Wood-chip gondola: Spokane, Portland & Seattle and Western Pacific. Six numbers per scheme unless noted. Injection-molded plastic model with 33” metal wheelsets. $39.95. InterMountain Railway Co., 800-472-2530, www.intermountain-railway.com
Kadee Quality Products Co. HO scale Pullman-Standard boxcars
Kadee Quality Products Co. HO scale Pullman-Standard boxcars
Pullman-Standard boxcars. Canadian National 50-foot PS-1 boxcar and New York, New Haven & Hartford 40-foot PS-1 boxcar. Injection-molded plastic models with separate factory-applied ladders and grab irons, two-piece self-centering trucks, and positionable doors. $39.95 each. Kadee Quality Products Co., 541-826-3883, www.kadee.com
Pennsylvania RR class X37 40-foot steel boxcar. Cast-resin kit with one-piece body and circle keystone decals. $49.99. Funaro & Camerlengo, 570-224-4989, www.fandckits.com
Pennsylvania RR class X37A steel automobile boxcar. Cast-resin kit with one-piece body and circle keystone decals. $49.99. Funaro & Camerlengo, 570-224-4989, www.fandckits.com
Märklin Inc. HO scale Pennsylvania RR class N5c cabin car
Märklin Inc. HO scale Pennsylvania RR class N5c cabin car
Pennsylvania RR class N5c cab 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
 Tangent Scale Models HO scale Bethlehem 52’-6” 70-ton gondola
Tangent Scale Models HO scale Bethlehem 52’-6” 70-ton gondola
Bethlehem 52’-6” 70-ton gondola. Lehigh Valley (1970 green in three road numbers and 1942 Oxide Red), Baltimore & Ohio (original O-59A, September 1941), Reading (original 1941 and 1956 GHH repaint schemes). Three numbers per scheme unless noted. Prototype-specific details, factory-installed and painted wire grab irons, and Kadee scale couplers. $38.95. Tangent Scale Models, 828-279-6106, www.tangentscalemodels.com
Tangent Scale Models HO scale General American 4,180-cubic-foot-capacity Airslide covered hopper
Tangent Scale Models HO scale General American 4,180-cubic-foot-capacity Airslide covered hopper
General American 4,180-cubic-foot-capacity Airslide covered hopper. New paint schemes: Grand Trunk Western (1978 scheme, three road numbers), Boston & Maine (Prince Spaghetti scheme in road number, gray 1980 paintout in three numbers), and Western Maryland (original 1971 scheme, two numbers). Injection-molded plastic model with factory-installed and painted wire grab irons, CNC-machined 36” metal wheelsets, and Kadee scale couplers. $44.95. Tangent Scale Models, 828-279-6106, www.tangentscalemodels.com
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale International Car Co. wide-cupola caboose
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale International Car Co. wide-cupola caboose
International Car Co. wide-cupola caboose. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Burlington Northern; Chessie System (Chesapeake & Ohio reporting marks); Conrail; CP Rail; Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range; and Soo Line. One road number per scheme; also available undecorated. Molded drill starter points for grab irons (sold separately), X-panel roof without running boards, and Barber Swingmaster roller-bearing trucks. $34.98. June 2019. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale Pacific Car & Foundry 50-foot insulated boxcar
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale Pacific Car & Foundry 50-foot insulated boxcar
Pacific Car & Foundry 50-foot insulated boxcar. American Refrigerator Transit, Burlington Northern, Chessie System (Chesapeake & Ohio reporting marks), Fruit Growers Express, Milwaukee Road, and New York Central. Three road numbers per scheme. Hydra-Cushion cylinder detail and extended draft gear, riveted sides, and 70-ton roller-bearing trucks. $27.98. February 2019. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale Trinity 3,281-cubic-foot-capacity two-bay covered hopper
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale Trinity 3,281-cubic-foot-capacity two-bay covered hopper
Trinity 3,281-cubic-foot-capacity two-bay covered hopper. Blue Circle Cement, CIT Group, Chicago Freight Car Leasing, CSX Transportation, Halliburton (pink breast cancer awareness scheme), Norfolk Southern, NorRail Ciment Quebec, and Union Pacific (Chicago, Minneapolis, St. Paul & Omaha reporting marks). Three road numbers per scheme. Separate factory-applied brake gear, running board, discharge gates, inlet hatches, and end ladder cages; 36” turned-metal wheelsets; and Proto-Max couplers. $29.98. August 2019. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale Trinity 30,145-gallon modified 55-foot tank car
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale Trinity 30,145-gallon modified 55-foot tank car
Trinity 30,145-gallon modified 55-foot tank car. GATX Rail Canada (flammable liquid service), General American (crude oil service), High Energy Sierra (denatured ethanol service), Trinity Industries Leasing (white and black schemes with TILX reporting marks for crude oil service, black scheme with TIMX marks for methanol service). Three road numbers per scheme. Photo-etched metal end shields, factory-installed and painted wire grab irons, and Proto-Max couplers. $44.95. August 2019. WalthersProto. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
HO scale passenger equipment
Heavyweight steel combines. New York Central (with and without air conditioning) and Boston & Maine (without air conditioning). All kits feature resin sides made from 3-D printed masters. Kits do not include trucks and couplers. $59.95 each. The Bethlehem Car Works Inc., 215-721-3006, www.bethlehemcarworks.com
Rutland 75-foot heavyweight steel coaches (nos. 717-727). Kit no. 1221 features resin sides with split letterboard and body-mounted generator. Kit no. 1232 has same features as above but with truck-mounted generator. Wheels and couplers not included. Sides are made from 3-D printed masters. $39.95 each. The Bethlehem Car Works Inc., 215-721-3006, www.bethlehemcarworks.com
Baltimore & Ohio 1940 National Limited rebuilt heavyweight eight-car set. Baggage dorm lounge; modified 54-seat chair car; 10-section, 1-drawing-room, 2-compartment sleeper; 8-section, 4-double-bedroom sleeper; 40-seat diner; 8-section buffet lounge; 12-section, 1-drawing-room sleeper; and drawing room-compartment, buffet sun room lounge. Two car names or numbers per car type. Four-car add-on set and individual cars available separately. Factory-painted and lettered brass models with interiors. Price to be announced. The Coach Yard, www.thecoachyard.com
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. Additional cars available separately. Factory-painted and lettered brass models with interiors. Price to be announced. The Coach Yard, www.thecoachyard.com
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale Union Pacific Heritage Fleet cars
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale Union Pacific Heritage Fleet cars
Union Pacific Heritage Fleet cars. 48-seat diner UPP no. 302 (Overland), $84.98; baggage car UPP no. 5769 (American flag scheme with full-color Presidential Seal decal), $89.98; dome diner UPP no. 8008 (City of Portland), $94.98; and dome lounges UPP no. 9009 (City of San Francisco), UPP no. 9004 (Harriman), and UPP no. 9005 (Walter Dean), $94.98 each. All models based on 85-foot American Car & Foundry prototypes. Factory-installed grab irons and tinted window glazing as appropriate. October 2019. WalthersProto. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Imperial Hobby Productions HO scale Philadelphia 8000-series Peter Witt trolley
Imperial Hobby Productions HO scale Philadelphia 8000-series Peter Witt trolley
HO scale transit
Philadelphia 8000-series Peter Witt trolley. Cast-resin shell. Designed for use with Imperial Hobby Productions 3-D printed frame (Sold separately. Frame accepts the Bachmann Peter Witt motor and trucks). $34.95. Imperial Hobby Productions, 610-352-0982, ihphobby.tripod.com
Imperial Hobby Productions HO scale Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Hyundai/Rotem-built Silverliner V m.u. commuter car. Sample shell from production tooling shown.
Imperial Hobby Productions HO scale Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Hyundai/Rotem-built Silverliner V m.u. commuter car. Sample shell from production tooling shown.
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Hyundai/Rotem-built Silverliner V m.u. commuter car. Sample shell from production tooling shown. Powered, injection-molded plastic model. Factory finished and ready to run. Single unit and married-pair configurations will be offered. Pricing and release date to be announced. Imperial Hobby Productions, 610-352-0982, ihphobby.tripod.com
Island Modelworks LLC HO scale Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm cab car and coach
Island Modelworks LLC HO scale Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm cab car and coach
Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm cab car and coach. Unfinished resin kits with one-piece body, detailed chassis, trucks, and windows. Based on prototypes operated by Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and Connecticut Department of Transportation. $64.99 each. Island Modelworks LLC, www.islandmodelworks.com
Island Modelworks LLC HO scale Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority ABB N5 car
Island Modelworks LLC HO scale Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority ABB N5 car
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority ABB N5 car. Unfinished resin kit features one-piece body, detailed chassis, prototype-specific trucks, and windows. $64.99. Island Modelworks LLC, www.islandmodelworks.com
Bachmann HO scale The Transcontinental train set
Bachmann HO scale The Transcontinental train set
The Transcontinental. Set includes two Digital Command Control sound-equipped 4-4-0 American steam locomotives (Central Pacific no. 60 and Union Pacific no. 119), Central Pacific old-time coach, Union Pacific old-time combine, E-Z Command Control Center with wall pack and plug-in wiring, 38” x 56” oval of nickel silver E-Z track (12 pieces of curved track, four pieces of straight track, one terminal rerailer, one left-hand manual turnout, under-track magnet with brakeman figure, and one Hayes bumper. $549. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
Bar Mills HO scale Jaggerz Welding
Bar Mills HO scale Jaggerz Welding
HO scale structures
Jaggerz Welding. Mixed-media kit with resin, cardstock, and basswood construction. Diorama measures 8” x 12”. Available direct from manufacturer only. $114.95 plus shipping. Bar Mills, 207-929-3400, www.barmillsmodels.com
Bar Mills HO scale Seckler’s Cold Storage
Bar Mills HO scale Seckler’s Cold Storage
Seckler’s Cold Storage. Detailed background structure. Measures 17” long by 3” to 4” deep. Available direct from manufacturer only. $139.95 plus shipping. Bar Mills, 207-929-3400, www.barmillsmodels.com
Octagon filling station. Kit features cast-resin parts, full interior, pewter detail castings, and signs for several gas stations. Based on prototype in Plainville, Mass. Measures 3-1/2” x 6”. Bollinger Edgerly Scale Trains, 603-267-1818, www.besttrains.com
The Barber Shoppe. Laser-cut wood kit, cast foundation and basement by New England Brownstone, peel-and-stick roofing, and detail castings. Based on prototype in Whitman, Mass. Measures 2” x 2-3/4”. Bollinger Edgerly Scale Trains, 603-267-1818, www.besttrains.com
City Classics HO scale Company house
City Classics HO scale Company house
Company house. Limited-run injection-molded plastic kit molded in turquoise. Includes Tichy Train Group porch railing. Measures 2-1/4” x 5” x 3-3/4”. Price to be announced. City Classics, www.cityclassics.biz
Custom Model Railroads HO scale Hotel Belvedere
Custom Model Railroads HO scale Hotel Belvedere
Hotel Belvedere. Laser-cut acrylic kit with tab-and-slot construction, detailed instructions, and photos. Measures 11” x 6-1/2” x 25”. $409. Custom Model Railroads, 410-889-0010, www.cmrtrain.com
Fos Scale Models HO scale Jensen Tower
Fos Scale Models HO scale Jensen Tower
Jensen Tower. Kit features Hydrocal brick walls, one-piece roof, laser-cut clapboard walls, and metal detail parts. Measures 4” x 7-3/4”. $98.95. Fos Scale Models, 860-389-5659,
www.fosscalemodels.com
ITLA Scale Models Inc. HO scale Albany Manufacturing Co.
ITLA Scale Models Inc. HO scale Albany Manufacturing Co.
Albany Manufacturing Co. 3-D laser-etched and laser-cut wood kit with tab-and-slot construction, modular design, hand railings, ladders, platform, rooftop vents, and weathered masonry. Configurable in two footprints (3” x 3” x 4” or 12” x .5” x 4” background flat). $69.99. ITLA Scale Models Inc., www.itlascalemodels.com
ITLA Scale Models Inc. HO scale Modular industrial wall system
ITLA Scale Models Inc. HO scale Modular industrial wall system
Modular industrial wall system. Features interchangeable components within each section, fine-scale window frames with positionable center sash, factory-cut glazing, and pilasters. Each wall panel measures 3” x 9”. $15 per section. ITLA Scale Models Inc., www.itlascalemodels.com
East Side Fuel Depot. Laser-cut dock decks, workbench, tank ends, and supports; 1,000- and 1,500-gallon tanks; more than 25 cast-metal details; and plastic-and-metal jib crane. Two-level docks can be arranged in multiple configurations. Measures 3-1/2” x 5-3/4”. $34.95. JL Innovative Design, 320-746-2358, www.jlinnovative.com
Jaxson Tire Co. Laser-cut basswood walls and shingles, more than 40 cast-metal details, injection-molded plastic windows and doors, and more than 75 color vintage tire and auto repair signs. Measures 5” x 5-3/4”. $39.95. JL Innovative Design, 320-746-2358, www.jlinnovative.com
Center Ctr building. Four-story cast-resin kit with separate, self-locating windows and doors cast in color, tab-and-slot locators and machined 45-degree angle wall corners, roof with cast-in hatches, and clear window glazing. Back and side walls cast in common brick color. Only front wall requires painting. Footprint is 3-1/4” x 5” x 7”. $59.95. Lunde Studios, 479-253-5088, www.lundestudios.com
Micro-Mark HO scale Old Hook Eye’s bait shop
Micro-Mark HO scale Old Hook Eye’s bait shop
Old Hook Eye’s bait shop. Laser-cut basswood kit with tab-and-slot construction, dock, and clear window glazing. $29.95. Scientific Models line. Micro-Mark, www.micromark.com
Micro-Mark HO scale Reynolds Rigging Shop
Micro-Mark HO scale Reynolds Rigging Shop
Reynolds Rigging Shop. Laser-cut basswood kit with tab-and-slot construction, roofing material, and clear window glazing. $29.95. Scientific Models line. Micro-Mark, www.micromark.com
TrainMasterHOUticaFeed
TrainMaster LLC HO scale Utica Feed & Milling (Pre-production sample shown)
Utica Feed & Milling. Elevator features laser-cut walls, windows, and doors; micro-plywood core with tab-and-slot construction; and clapboard and corrugated siding. Includes two loading docks, in-ground scale, and grain doors for unloading. Storage shed has laser-cut board-and-batten siding and doors. Includes assortment of detail parts, including color signs, 3-D printed cyclone dust collector, and grain loading chute. Elevator measures 3-7/8” x 9-3/4”, storage shed measures 2-3/4” x 3”. Price to be announced. Pre-production sample shown. The TrainMaster LLC, 740-405-4722, www.thetrainmaster.com
Athearn HO scale 40-foot low-cube intermodal container
Athearn HO scale 40-foot low-cube intermodal container
HO scale details and accessories
40-foot low-cube intermodal container. Pre-production sample shown. China Shipping, CMA CGM, Maersk, Matson, OOCL, and Xines. One three-pack per paint scheme. Injection-molded plastic construction. Three-pack, $32.98. December 2019. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
Chooch Enterprises Inc. HO scale Concrete sidewalk system
Chooch Enterprises Inc. HO scale Concrete sidewalk system
Concrete sidewalk system. Flexible vinyl sheets. Drive-up automobile curbs in two styles, multiple water drains, and sidewalk elevator detail. Can be cut with scissors or hobby knife. Includes Chooch peel-and-stick adhesive. Sidewalks only or sidewalks and details. Small for N scale, medium for HO, and large for O scale. $12.99 each. Chooch Enterprises Inc., 425-273-4794, www.choochenterprises.com
Window Dressings. New sets. Details, release date, and price to be announced. City Classics, www.cityclassics.biz
ITLA Scale Models Inc. HO scale Auto frame load kit
ITLA Scale Models Inc. HO scale Auto frame load kit
Auto frame load kit. For American Car & Foundry 89’-4” flatcar (sold separately). Kit includes five pairs of auto frame stacks with load cradles, simulated tie downs, brake wheel stand, and manufacturer-specific deck overlay (Accurail, Atlas, or Wm. K. Walthers Inc.) Full load, $79.99; empty cradles and deck, $29.99. ITLA Scale Models Inc., www.itlascalemodels.com
Nick & Nora Designs HO scale assorted detail parts
Nick & Nora Designs HO scale assorted detail parts
Assorted detail parts. Laser-cut Adirondack chairs, weathervanes (five styles), television antennas, manhole covers, and sewer grates. $3.50 per package. Nick & Nora Designs, 302-229-6010, www.nickandnoradesigns.com
River Point Station HO scale 2008 Ford F-Series Super Duty pickup trucks
River Point Station HO scale 2008 Ford F-Series Super Duty pickup trucks
2008 Ford F-Series Super Duty pickup trucks. New single rear wheel service body truck and re-run of Super Cab configuration. Available in multiple stock colors and decorated for various commercial, municipal, and emergency versions. Hi-rail versions lettered for BNSF Ry., CSX, Norfolk Southern, and Union Pacific. Accessory kits for customizing (sold separately) also available. $28. River Point Station, 401-467-6907, www.riverpointstation.com
Sea Port Model Works HO scale 48-foot coastal freighter/fishing vessel
Sea Port Model Works HO scale 48-foot coastal freighter/fishing vessel
48-foot coastal freighter/fishing vessel. Resin waterline kit with hollow hull, etched-brass railings, resin pilot house, and pewter and resin fittings and castings. 6-5/8” long x 2-3/16” wide. $69.95. Sea Port Model Works, 603-926-8518, www.seaportmodelworks.com
Sea Port Model Works HO scale 51-foot Western rig dragger
Sea Port Model Works HO scale 51-foot Western rig dragger
51-foot Western rig dragger. Resin waterline kit. 7-1/4” long. $99.95. Sea Port Model Works, 603-926-8518, www.seaportmodelworks.com
Sea Port Model Works HO scale drums
Sea Port Model Works HO scale drums
Drums. Resin castings. 3/8” high, 7/32” diameter. Six-pack, $4.95. Sea Port Model Works, 603-926-8518, www.seaportmodelworks.com
Sea Port Models Works HO scale passageway doors and frames
Sea Port Models Works HO scale passageway doors and frames
Passageway doors and frames. Laser-cut wood. 5/16” x 23/32”. Four-pack, $4.95. Sea Port Model Works, 603-926-8518, www.seaportmodelworks.com
Sea Port Model Works HO scale portholes
Sea Port Model Works HO scale portholes
Portholes. Laser-cut wood. 7/32” diameter. Fourteen-pack, $4.95. Sea Port Model Works, 603-926-8518, www.seaportmodelworks.com
Sea Port Model Works HO scale tires
Sea Port Model Works HO scale tires
Tires. Resin castings. 3/8” diameter. Eight-pack, $4.95. Sea Port Model Works, 603-926-8518, www.seaportmodelworks.com
Sea Port Model Works HO scale utility boat with four oars
Sea Port Model Works HO scale utility boat with four oars
Utility boat with four oars. Full-hull resin casting. 2-3/4” long. $7.50. Sea Port Model Works, 603-926-8518, www.seaportmodelworks.com
Sylvan Scale Models HO scale 1956 Chevy 150 sedan
Sylvan Scale Models HO scale 1956 Chevy 150 sedan
1956 Chevy 150 sedan. Two- and four-door versions. Cast-resin kit. $13.95 each. Sylvan Scale Models, 519-294-6601, www.sylvanscalemodels.com
Sylvan Scale Models HO scale 1956 Chevy 210 four-door station wagon
Sylvan Scale Models HO scale 1956 Chevy 210 four-door station wagon
1956 Chevy 210 four-door station wagon. Cast-resin kit. $13.95. Sylvan Scale Models, 519-294-6601, www.sylvanscalemodels.com
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Sylvan Scale Models HO scale 1956 Chevy 210 sedan
1956 Chevy 210 sedan. Two- and four-door versions. Cast-resin kit. $13.95 each. Sylvan Scale Models, 519-294-6601, www.sylvanscalemodels.com
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Sylvan Scale Models HO scale 1956 Chevy Bel Air sedan
1956 Chevy Bel Air sedan. Two- and four-door versions. Cast-resin kit. $13.95 each. Sylvan Scale Models, 519-294-6601, www.sylvanscalemodels.com
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Sylvan Scale Models HO scale 1956 Chevy Bel Air sport sedan (four-door hardtop)
1956 Chevy Bel Air sport sedan (four-door hardtop). Cast-resin kit. $13.95. Sylvan Scale Models, 519-294-6601, www.sylvanscalemodels.com
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Sylvan Scale Models HO scale 1956-1966 Mack B-81 tandem-axle dump truck
1956-1966 Mack B-81 tandem-axle dump truck. Cast-resin kit. $23.95. Sylvan Scale Models, 519-294-6601, www.sylvanscalemodels.com
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1956-1966 Mack B-81 tractor
1956-1966 Mack B-81 tractor. Single- ($17.95) and tandem-axle ($19.95) versions. Cast-resin kit. Sylvan Scale Models, 519-294-6601, www.sylvanscalemodels.com
Sylvan Scale Models HO scale MV White Swan
Sylvan Scale Models HO scale MV White Swan
MV White Swan. Water-line model with decals. Includes parts to build a complete boat. Measures 11” long when completed. $89.95. Sylvan Scale Models, 519-294-6601, www.sylvanscalemodels.com
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale caboose detail kit
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale caboose detail kit
Caboose detail kit. For WalthersMainline bay-window and wide-cupola cabooses. Factory-formed stainless steel wire with four curved side grab irons, four large L-shaped inside end handrails, eight straight 18” body end grab irons, four straight 18” sill grab irons, four small L-shared cupola roof grab irons, and four cupola roof corner eyebolts. $9.98. June 2019. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale Siemens ALP-45DP locomotive
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale Siemens ALP-45DP locomotive
N scale locomotives
Siemens ALP-45DP locomotive. NJ Transit, Bombardier demonstrator (one road number), Montreal Metropolitan Transport Agency. Four road numbers per scheme unless noted. Illuminated directional light-emitting-diode headlights, ditch lights, and red marker lights; positionable non-functioning pantograph, and five-pole skew-wound motor with dual flywheels. Direct-current model, $149.95; with ESU LokSound Digital Command Control sound decoder, $259.95. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
ScaleTrains.com HO scale General Electric Dash 9-44CW diesel locomotive
ScaleTrains.com HO scale General Electric Dash 9-44CW diesel locomotive
General Electric Dash 9-44CW diesel locomotive. BNSF Ry. (Heritage I), Chicago & North Western, Norfolk Southern (thoroughbred scheme), and Union Pacific. Light-emitting-diode headlights and ditch lights; factory-applied air tanks, exhaust stack, air horn, brake wheel, snowplow, and sunshades; and modeler-applied uncoupling levers, m.u. cables, and trainline air horses. Direct-current model with Next18 connector, $99.99; with ESU Next18 Micro (motor only) Digital Command Control decoder, $134.99. Summer 2019. Operator series. ScaleTrains.com Inc., 844-987-2467, www.scaletrains.com
ScaleTrains.com N scale General Electric Dash 9-44CW diesel locomotive
ScaleTrains.com N scale General Electric Dash 9-44CW diesel locomotive
General Electric Dash 9-44CW diesel locomotive. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; BNSF Ry. (Heritage II); Norfolk Southern (thoroughbred scheme); and Union Pacific (including “lightning stripe” scheme). Five cab variations, five-pole skew-wound motor with dual flywheels, and body-mounted semi-scale Type E couplers. Direct-current model with Next18 connector, $139.99; with ESU Next18 Micro (motor only) Digital Command Contol (DCC) decoder, $174.99; and ESU LokSound Next18 Select Micro DCC sound decoder and cube-type speaker, $234.99. Summer 2019. Rivet Counter series. ScaleTrains.com Inc., 844-987-2467, www.scaletrains.com
N scale freight cars
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe class BX-166 double-door boxcar. Late “Q” herald in two road numbers, Berwind “C” and “J” repaints in six numbers each, 24” circle-cross herald in 12 numbers, early “Q” herald in two numbers, and reporting marks only in two numbers. Also available undecorated. Injection-molded plastic model with wire grab irons and uncoupling levers, etched-metal brakewheel platform, and 36” metal wheels. $34.95. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale General American 4,180-cubic-foot-capacity Airslide covered hopper
General American 4,180-cubic-foot-capacity Airslide covered hopper. St. Louis-San Francisco (Frisco, gray and black); Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (gray and black); Rock Island (gray and black); Southern Ry. (gray and black); and Westvaco (black and blue). Four road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Injection-molded plastic body with high-mounted brake wheel and etched-metal running boards. Based on 1965-1966 body style. $36.95. Third quarter 2019. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale General Steel Industries 48-foot bulkhead flatcar
General Steel Industries 48-foot bulkhead flatcar. Burlington Northern, Northern Pacific, Soo Line, St. Louis-San Francisco (Frisco), and Union Pacific. Four road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Die-cast metal body, detailed deck and bulkhead lattices, and separate factory-applied brake wheel. $32.95. Third quarter 2019. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale Pullman-Standard 4,427-cubic-foot-capacity low-side covered hopper
Pullman-Standard 4,427-cubic-foot-capacity low-side covered hopper. Chessie System (Western Maryland reporting marks); Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (circle-cross herald and “Quality” logo); Canadian National (Wisconsin Central reporting marks); Illinois Central Gulf (orange); and Union Pacific (gray). Three road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Injection-molded plastic body, knuckle couplers, and detailed brake wheel and air reservoir. $32.95. Third quarter 2019. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Penn Central class X72 U.S. Railway Equipment 50-foot boxcar. Penn Central and Western Pacific. Injection-molded plastic body and underframe, etched-brass crossover platforms, American Steel Foundries 70-ton Ride-Control roller-bearing trucks, low-profile metal wheelsets, and Keystone cushioned underframe. June 2019. Eastern Seaboard Models, www.esmc.com
Pullman-Standard coal gondola. Burlington Northern (four six-packs), Cajun Electric (three six-packs), and Fayette Power Project (three six-packs with single rotary end and single car [one road number] with double rotary ends). Cars in six-pack feature static couplers; single cars feature Magne-Matic couplers. All models equipped with metal wheelsets. Single car, $27.95; six-pack, $159.95. February 2019. Fox Valley Models, www.foxvalleymodels.com
Micro-Trans Line Co. N scale Department of Defense 68-foot flatcar
Micro-Trans 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
Gunderson 5,188-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay covered hopper. New road names: CSX, General American Marks Co., Greenbrier, and Iowa Interstate. New paint schemes: BNSF Ry. heritage (Chicago, Burlington & Quincy; Colorado & Southern; and St. Louis-San Francisco) and Kansas City Southern (gray and gray with red herald). New road numbers: BNSF Ry., Kansas City Southern (Southern Belle scheme), and Union Pacific. Re-issues: BNSF Ry. heritage (Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Burlington Northern; and Northern Pacific). Prototype-specific details, photo-etched stainless steel see-through running boards, and metal wheels. $31.99. Summer 2019. Rivet Counter series. ScaleTrains.com Inc., 844-987-2467, www.scaletrains.com
N scale passenger cars
Montreal Metropolitan Transport Agency modern multi-level commuter cars. Cab car (four road numbers), $69.95. Trailers (16 road numbers), $54.95. All models feature light-emitting-diode (LED) illuminated interior with seat detail; separately applied lift lugs, end barriers, and vinyl diaphragms; and free-rolling metal wheels. Cab car has illuminated, directional LED headlights and ditch lights and red marker lights. First quarter 2019. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale NJ Transit multi-level cab car, trailer coach, and trailer coach with toilet
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale NJ Transit multi-level cab car, trailer coach, and trailer coach with toilet
NJ Transit multi-level cab car, trailer coach, and trailer coach with toilet. Multi-level cab car in four road numbers, multi-level trailer with toilet in four numbers, and multi-level trailer without toilet in 16 numbers (12 in standard scheme, four with safety slogans). All models feature light-emitting-diode (LED) illuminated interior with seat detail; separately applied lift lugs, end barriers, and vinyl diaphragms; and free-rolling metal wheels. Cab car has illuminated, directional LED headlights and ditch lights and red marker lights. Multi-level cab car, $69.95; multi-level trailer with toilet, $54.95; and multi-level trailer without toilet, $54.95 ($59.95 with safety slogan). Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Kato USA N scale Amtrak Viewliner II baggage car
Kato USA N scale Amtrak Viewliner II baggage car
Amtrak Viewliner II baggage car. Phase 3 heritage scheme. Two road numbers. Injection-molded plastic with metal wheels, Kato knuckle couplers, and window glazing. $35. June 2019. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9500, www.katousa.com
RailSmith Models N scale Missouri-Kansas-Texas Texas Special Pullman-Standard 10-roomette, 6-double-bedroom fluted-side lightweight sleeper
RailSmith Models N scale Missouri-Kansas-Texas Texas Special Pullman-Standard 10-roomette, 6-double-bedroom fluted-side lightweight sleeper
Missouri-Kansas-Texas Texas Special Pullman-Standard 10-roomette, 6-double-bedroom fluted-side lightweight sleepers. David Crockett, William B. Travis, and James Bowie. Window trim, metal wheels, and Accumate couplers. $43 each; three-car set, $119. March 2019. RailSmith Models, www.railsmith.net
RailSmith Models N scale Atlantic Coast Line Pullman-Standard 10-roomette, 6-double-bedroom fluted-side lightweight sleeper
RailSmith Models N scale Atlantic Coast Line Pullman-Standard 10-roomette, 6-double-bedroom fluted-side lightweight sleeper
Atlantic Coast Line Pullman-Standard 10-roomette, 6-double-bedroom fluted-side lightweight sleepers. Glynn County and Polk County. Window trim, metal wheels, and Accumate couplers. $42 each. March 2019. RailSmith Models, www.railsmith.net
N scale transit
Bombardier Transportation Comet II cab car and coach. Unfinished resin kits with one-piece body and chassis. $29.99. Island Modelworks LLC, www.islandmodelworks.com

N scale train sets
Montreal Metropolitan Transport Agency modern multi-level commuter sets. Three-car set (cab car and two coaches), $179.85. Bombardier ALP-45DP locomotive, cab car, and coach, $274.85. First quarter 2019. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Custom Model Railroads HO scale Hotel Belvedere
Custom Model Railroads N scale Hotel Belvedere
N scale structures
Hotel Belvedere. Laser-cut acrylic kit with tab-and-slot construction, detailed instructions, and photos. Measures 7” x 4” x 15”. $256. Custom Model Railroads, 410-889-0010, www.cmrtrain.com
ITLA Scale Models N scale Cosmopolitan Motors shallow-relief structure
ITLA Scale Models N scale Cosmopolitan Motors shallow-relief structure
Cosmopolitan Motors shallow-relief structure. Laser-cut wood kit. Features window system with factory-cut window glazing, multiple rooftop and wall details, and railcar and truck access to three dock doors. Rear wall panel is blank. Measures 12” x 1-3/4” x 4-1/2”. $79.99. ITLA Scale Models, www.itlascalemodels.com
Blair Trust. Five-story cast-resin corner building kit. Separate, self-locating windows and doors, side and rear walls cast in common brick color, roof with cast-in hatches and one chimney, and clear window glazing. Corners feature tab-and-slot locators and machined 45-degree angles. Measures 1.7” x 2.5” x 5.1”. $59.95. Lunde Studios, 479-253-5088, www.lundestudios.com
Park Place. Six-story cast-resin mid-block building. Separate, self-locating windows and doors, side and rear walls cast in common brick color, roof with cast-in hatches and one chimney, and clear window glazing. Corners feature tab-and-slot locators and machined 45-degree angles. Measures 1.7” x 2.8” x 6.1”. $54.95. Lunde Studios, 479-253-5088, www.lundestudios.com
Nick and Nora Designs N scale assorted structures
Nick and Nora Designs N scale assorted structures
Assorted structures. Art Huck’s Garage, $20. Crown Motel, $90. Frank’s Fishing Shack, $19.50. Henlopen Landing, $65. Sycamore Springs Hotel, $45. Laser-cut kits with full-color signs and detailed instructions. Nick & Nora Designs, 302-229-6010, www.nickandnoradesigns.com
The N Scale Architect Lines West station
The N Scale Architect Lines West station. Prototype photo shown.
Historic American Buildings Survey photo
Lines West station. Prototype photo shown. Kit will feature laser-engraved limestone stonework, self-adhesive brick and limestone accents, single-piece asphalt shingles, and a micro-plywood support structure. Based on standard design used by the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis; Lake Erie & Western; New York Central, and Nickel Plate Road at locations in Indiana, Michigan, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Price to be announced. March 2019. The N Scale Architect, www.thenarch.com
Wm. K. Walthers N scale Merchant’s Row III
Wm. K. Walthers N scale Merchant’s Row III
Merchant’s Row III. Injection-molded plastic kit with three businesses in one compact structure. Two front cornices, separate back stairway and downspouts, and color decal signs. Measures 6-5/8” x 4” x 2-3/4”. $39.98. February 2019. Cornerstone Series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Athearn N scale 40-foot low-cube intermodal container
Athearn N scale 40-foot low-cube intermodal container. Pre-production sample (shown with 45-foot intermodal container, background).
N scale details and accessories
40-foot low-cube intermodal container. Pre-production sample (shown with 45-foot intermodal container, background). China Shipping, CMA CGM, Maersk, Matson, OOCL, and Xines. One three-pack per paint scheme. Injection-molded plastic construction. Three-pack, $29.98. December 2019. AthearnN. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
Athearn N scale 40-foot low-cube intermodal container
Athearn N scale 40-foot intermodal container. Pre-production sample (shown with 40-foot low-cube intermodal container, foreground).
45-foot intermodal container. Pre-production sample (shown with 40-foot low-cube intermodal container, foreground). American President Lines, CMA CGM, Evergreen, Hanjin, Hapag Lloyd, Hyundi, K-Line, Maersk, Mitsui Overseas Line, NYK, OOCL, and Sealand. One three-pack per scheme. Injection-molded plastic construction. Three-pack, $31.98. January 2020. AthearnN. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
33” fine scale metal wheelsets. Chemically blackened, insulated, and non-magnetic. Will operate on code 40 rail without hitting spikes. Axle length .540”. Release date and price to be announced. Eastern Seaboard Models, www.esmc.com
American Steel Foundries 70-ton Ride-Control roller-bearing trucks. Weathered black trucks with 33” fine scale metal wheelsets. One pair. Release date and price to be announced. Eastern Seaboard Models, www.esmc.com
Jacksonville Terminal Co. N scale Access entry unit
Jacksonville Terminal Co. N scale access entry unit. Pre-production sample shown.
Access entry unit. Pre-production sample shown. Four variations with road-name-specific painting. Price and release date to be announced. Jacksonville Terminal Co., 904-253-3430, www.jtcmodeltrains.com
Jacksonville Terminal Co. N scale 20-foot tank container. Pre-production sample shown.
Jacksonville Terminal Co. N scale 20-foot tank container. Pre-production sample shown.
20-foot tank container. Pre-production sample shown. Four different walkways, accessory/utility boxes, and etched-metal ladder. Paint schemes, price, and release date to be announced. Jacksonville Terminal Co., 904-253-3430, www.jtcmodeltrains.com
Jacksonville Terminal Co. N scale 40-foot intermodal container chassis. Pre-production sample shown.
Jacksonville Terminal Co. N scale 40-foot intermodal container chassis. Pre-production sample shown.
40-foot intermodal container chassis. Pre-production sample shown. Features Inter Box Connector pin holes and metal plates for magnetic connection system. Paint schemes, price, and release date to be announced. Jacksonville Terminal Co., 904-253-3430, www.jtcmodeltrains.com
Jacksonville Terminal Co. N scale 48-foot intermodal containers with 3-42-3 sides.
Jacksonville Terminal Co. N scale 48-foot intermodal containers with 3-42-3 sides. Pre-production samples shown.
48-foot intermodal containers with 3-42-3 sides. Pre-production samples shown. APL2 version decorated for APL (vertical and horizontal logos), CSXU (faded APL patchout), Oceanex, Pacer Stacktrain, NACS/Genstar/Flexi-Van Lease. Door ends feature access notches, handles, raised panels, and Inter Box Connectors (IBC) at 48-foot corners. PCR version (schemes to be announced) has same features but no IBC castings at 48-foot corners. Both versions feature magnetic connection system. Two-pack, $33.95. April 2019. Jacksonville Terminal Co., 904-253-3430, www.jtcmodeltrains.com
Atlas O Electro-Motive Division F3A and F3B diesel locomotives
Atlas O Electro-Motive Division F3A and F3B diesel locomotives
O scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division F3A and F3B diesel locomotives. Phase I: Denver & Rio Grande Western, Kansas City Southern, and Monon. Phase II (early): Baltimore & Ohio; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy; Grand Trunk Western; Seaboard Air Line; and Western Pacific. All body styles also available undecorated. Metal grab irons, die-cast metal chassis and trucks, and prototype-specific details. Sound-equipped models, $519.95; unpowered B unit (B&O, KCS, and Monon), $229.95. Master Line. Atlas O, 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Island Modelworks LLC O scale Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Budd M3 railcar
Island Modelworks LLC O scale Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Budd M3 railcar
O scale transit
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Budd M3 railcar. Unfinished resin kit represents single-car version and features one-piece body, detailed chassis, trucks, and windows. $149.99. Island Modelworks LLC, www.islandmodelworks.com
Banta Modelworks Sonny's Used Cars
Banta Modelworks O scale Sonny's Used Cars
O scale structures
Sonny’s Used Cars. Laser-cut medium-density fiberboard core, laser-cut wood siding, signs, and clear window glazing. Measures 3-1/2” x 3-3/4”. Vehicles note included. $46. Banta Modelworks, 802-258-3869, www.bantamodelworks.com
Banta Modelworks O scale Warehouse no. 1.
Banta Modelworks O scale Warehouse no. 1
Warehouse no. 1. Laser-cut wood kit. Measures 6-1/4” x 8-1/2”. $70. Banta Modelworks, 802-258-3869, www.bantamodelworks.com
Bar Mills O scale T.J. Reilly’s
Bar Mills O scale T.J. Reilly’s
T.J. Reilly’s. Laser-cut wood kit with detail castings and sidewalk structure base. Based on a structure on George Sellios’ HO scale Franklin & South Manchester layout. Available direct from manufacturer only. $235 plus shipping. Bar Mills, 207-929-3400, www.barmillsmodels.com
Bar Mills O scale Tory Hill Lumber Co.
Bar Mills O scale Tory Hill Lumber Co.
Tory Hill Lumber Co. Includes yard office, lumber shed, and resin detail castings. Diorama measures 15” x 20”. March 2019. Special-order kit available direct from manufacturer only. $275 plus shipping. Bar Mills, 207-929-3400, www.barmillsmodels.com
Nick & Nora Designs O scale assorted structure kits
Nick & Nora Designs O scale assorted structure kits
Assorted structure kits. AJ’s Subs and Steaks, $90. Annie’s Lunch Counter, $75. Art Huck’s Garage, $50. Baker’s Row, $135. County Line Liquors, $75. Crab Shack, $85. Frank’s Fishing Shack (board-on-board construction), $45. Haunted house, $205. Henlopen Landing (board-on-board construction), $165. Sycamore Springs Hotel, $125. Laser-cut kits unless noted. Kits feature either laser-cut doors and windows or Tichy Train Group parts, full-color signs, and detailed instructions. Nick & Nora Designs, 302-229-6010, www.nickandnoradesigns.com
Atlas O 1973 Ford F-100
Atlas O 1973 Ford F-100
O scale details and accessories
1973 Ford F-100. Candy Apple Red, Wind Blue, Winter Green, Mallard Green and Wimbledon White, and Sequoia Brown and Wimbledon White. Chrome plated grill and bumpers, plastic headlight and taillight lenses, and interior with separate steering wheel. Price to be announced. Atlas O, 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Atlas O 40- and 45-foot intermodal containers
Atlas O 40- and 45-foot intermodal containers
40- and 45-foot intermodal containers. 40-foot container ($24.95; undecorated, $17.95; eight-pack [two from each scheme], $199.60): Hapag-Lloyd, Mediterranean, Ocean Network Express (pink), and UASC. 45-foot container ($29.95; undecorated, $19.95; eight-pack [two from each scheme], $239.60): Cronos, Evergreen, Lykes, and Maersk. Injection-molded plastic with positionable doors. Atlas O, 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Assorted detail parts. Milling machine (includes 29 metal castings), $30. Machinery motor (simulates approximately 2hp motor, 5/16” diameter), $4.50. Motor conversion kit (includes electric motor, pulleys, and brackets), $14. Crow River Products, 401-723-0065, www.crowriverproducts.com
Assorted detail parts. Ice machine, produce bins, produce crate, refrigerator, and vending machine. $5.50 each. Nick & Nora Designs, 302-229-6010, www.nickandnoradesigns.com
Banta Modelworks S scale Duncans Boots
Banta Modelworks S scale Duncans Boots
S scale structures
Duncans Boots. Laser-cut wood kit with signs and clear window glazing. Measures 3” x 5”. $65. Banta Modelworks, 802-258-3869, www.bantamodelworks.com
PIKO American large scale General Electric 25-ton diesel switcher track cleaning machine
PIKO American large scale General Electric 25-ton diesel switcher track cleaning machine
Large scale locomotives
General Electric 25-ton diesel switcher track cleaning machine. Clean Machine features spring-loaded cleaning pads. Uses six rechargeable AAA batteries (batteries and charger not included). Includes reversing switch, allowing two locomotives to run back-to-back. $229.99. PIKO America, 619-280-2800, www.piko-america.com
Banta Modelworks large scale Ophir, Colo., depot
Banta Modelworks large scale Ophir, Colo., depot
Large scale structures
Ophir, Colo., depot. Laser-cut basswood siding, 3-D printed chimney, 1/8” medium-density fiberboard (MDF) core, 1/16” MDF trim, and roofing material. Measures 19” x 39-1/2” x 17-3/4”. $650 (shipping included). Banta Modelworks, 802-258-3869, www.bantamodelworks.com
Banta Modelworks large scale Ophir, Colo., depot outhouse
Banta Modelworks large scale Ophir, Colo., depot outhouse
Ophir, Colo., depot outhouse. Laser-cut wood kit. Measures 5-1/2” x 9”. $86. Banta Modelworks, 802-258-3869, www.bantamodelworks.com
Electronics/controls
Model Railroad System version 2.1.43. Contains libraries for communicating with various model railroad control systems, including C/MRI, XpressNet, OpenLCB/LCC, Azatrax, and CTI. Also includes a program for time table management and generation, a freight car forwarding program using switch lists, and a program for generating Centralized Traffic Control panels. Additional features include a user-mode driver for the Rail Driver control console, a library to parse XTrkCAD layout files, and utilities for computing dropping resistors. Open source, runs under Linux, MS-Windows, and MacOSX. Binaries have been built for 32 and 64 bit Intel and 32 bit Arm Linux, 32 bit MS-Windows, and 32/64 bit MacOSX. Source and binary files are available as a free download. Deepwoods Software, 978-544-6933, www.deepsoft.com

Railroad-shaped USB drives. 4-6-2 Pacific with tender ($10) and silver bullet train ($8). Each drive has 8GB capacity and is pre-loaded with version 2.1.43 of the Model Railroad System and the latest snapshot of the RRCircuits GitHub tree. Deepwoods Software, 978-544-6933, www.deepsoft.com

Zephyr Express starter set. DCS52 command station, throttle, and booster; PS314 power supply; LT1 LocoNet cable and decoder test kit; system reference manual; and decoder manual. DCS52 features color 2.4” liquid crystal display screen; large, backlit keypad; speed-control knob and direction switch with brake; and integrated USB computer interface. Two- and four-digit addressing. $235. Digitrax, www.digitrax.com
East Coast Circuits crossing signal circuit
East Coast Circuits crossing signal circuit
Crossing signal circuit. Circuit is capable of handling up to 16 light-emitting diodes (LEDs). Dual-track, bi-directional operation, automatic light sensor adjustment, and built-in trigger output for use with East Coast Circuits’ Traffic Light Preemption System or any third party 3-5V DC device. Suitable for most, if not all, indoor scales. Works with most LED crossing signals. $20. East Coast Circuits, 201-506-1448, www.eastcoastcircuits.com
ESU LLC LokSound 5 decoder family
ESU LLC LokSound 5 decoder family
LokSound 5 decoder family. Features three brake functions, two-stage load simulation, Full Throttle, 32-bit microcontroller, advanced back-electromotive-force control, and 128 Mbit flash memory chip. Supports up to 10 simultaneous sound channels and 32 function buttons. Can control servos and Serial User Standard Interface modules. Blank decoders offered in 17 versions. Prices range from $109.99 to $249.99. ESU LLC, 570-980-1980, www.esu.eu/en/start/
Evan Designs light-emitting diode dimmer and remote
Evan Designs light-emitting diode dimmer and remote
Light-emitting diode dimmer and remote. Features four dimmer settings. Remembers the last brightness setting when turned back on. 12V DC/AC version, $11; with two receivers for controlling two separate lighting groups from one controller, $17. Evan Designs, 303-410-1118, www.modeltrainsoftware.com
Ring Engineering HC-2B-SUN handheld controller
Ring Engineering HC-2B-SUN handheld controller
Ring Engineering HC-2B-SUN handheld controller. Designed for outdoor viewing. Full-color touch screen, large icons, and up to eight hours run time. Includes USB charger. $329.99. Produced by Ring Engineering, available from Remote Control Systems of New England, 603-321-1347, www.rcsofne.com
Ring Engineering RailPro LM-3S-G large scale locomotive module with sound
Ring Engineering RailPro LM-3S-G large scale locomotive module with sound
Ring Engineering RailPro LM-3S-G large scale locomotive module with sound. Allows locomotive to be set up and controlled (speed, direction, up to six light outputs, and sounds) with a Ring Engineering RailPro Controller, sold separately. Features built-in direct radio (RF transceiver) and Rail Sonic HD Sound System. 6 amp continuous output, 8 amp stall current. 2.4GHz radio frequency, 13 watt audio amp at 4 ohms. Track or battery input power. Digital Command Control compatible. Measures 3.35” x 1.32” x .57”. $179.99. Produced by Ring Engineering, available from Remote Control Systems of New England, 603-321-1347, www.rcsofne.com
Signalogic Systems Inc. CR-2 crossing controller
Signalogic Systems Inc. CR-2 crossing controller
CR-2 crossing controller. Features crossing gate and simulated incandescent flashing light control. Expandable to up to eight mainline tracks with the MT-2 ($30) expansion module. Bell sound can be added with plug-on BL-2 module ($30). Multiple detection input types are possible. $75. Signalogic Systems Inc., 587-520-5390, www.signalogicsystems.com
Signalogic Systems Inc. DCCBD Digital Command Control current detector
Signalogic Systems Inc. DCCBD Digital Command Control current detector
DCCBD Digital Command Control current detector. Provides integrated current sense coil and connections that allow daisy chaining of module. Detection module offers open-collector outputs that are compatible with many other manufacturer’s systems. Board provide “loss of shunt” timer to bridge gaps in detection. $15. Signalogic Systems Inc., 587-520-5390, www.signalogicsystems.com
Signalogic Systems Inc. Digital Bungalow Module signal controller
Signalogic Systems Inc. Digital Bungalow Module signal controller
Digital Bungalow Module signal controller. Supports prototypical railroad signaling schemes, including Automatic Block Signals, Absolute Permissive Signals, Centralized Traffic Control, and stand-alone interlocking. No computer required for system to operate. Designed to support modular and fixed layouts. Various input/output modules provide support for driving signals, reading block statuses, and interfacing to switch machine controllers. Price to be announced. Signalogic Systems Inc., 587-520-5390, www.signalogicsystems.com
Signalogic Systems Inc. IR4 infrared train detection board
Signalogic Systems Inc. IR4 infrared train detection board
IR4 infrared train detection board. Supports up to four infrared sensors (IRSB, $10). Detection module offers open-collector outputs that are compatible with many other manufacturer’s systems. Board provide “loss of shunt” timer to bridge gaps in detection. $12. Signalogic Systems Inc., 587-520-5390, www.signalogicsystems.com
MP5SC switch control. Supports operation of MTB MP-5 switch machine. Allows a three-wire motor connection to operate the switch machine. Features three-state reporting of switch points, and standardized control interface compatible with Digital Bungalow Module signaling system. Modules can be combined to control crossovers through one control interface, even if each switch is a different machine type. $15. Signalogic Systems Inc., 587-520-5390, www.signalogicsystems.com

PCD4 photocell detector board. Supports up to four photocell detection loops. Detection module offers open-collector outputs that are compatible with many other manufacturer’s systems. Board provide “loss of shunt” timer to bridge gaps in detection. $15. Signalogic Systems Inc., 587-520-5390, www.signalogicsystems.com
Signalogic Systems Inc. TCSC switch control
Signalogic Systems Inc. TCSC switch control
TCSC switch control. Throws twin-coil switch machines, such as Atlas and Peco. Has ability to read current position of switch machine, even when lined by hand. Features three-state reporting of switch points, and standardized control interface compatible with Digital Bungalow Module signaling system. Modules can be combined to control crossovers through one control interface, even if each switch is a different machine type. $19. Signalogic Systems Inc., 587-520-5390, www.signalogicsystems.com
Signalogic Systems Inc. TSMSC switch control
Signalogic Systems Inc. TSMSC switch control
TSMSC switch control. Tortoise by Circuitron switch machine plugs directly onto Tortoise controller. Provides exposure to a Tortoise contact for frog power switching. Controller determines switch position at power up and retains position. Features three-state reporting of switch points, and standardized control interface compatible with Digital Bungalow Module signaling system. Modules can be combined to control crossovers through one control interface, even if each switch is a different machine type. $15. Signalogic Systems Inc., 587-520-5390, www.signalogicsystems.com
SoundTraxx Tsunami2 EMD-2 digital sound decoders
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 Diesel-2, $132.95; TSU-2200 Diesel-2, $124.95; TSU-21PNEM Diesel-2, $109.95; TSU-PNP Diesel-2, $110.95; and TSU-4400 Diesel-2, $188.95. 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 Steam-2, $132.95; TSU-2200 Steam-2, $124.95; TSU-21PNEM Steam-2, $109.95; and TSU-4400 Steam-2, $188.95. SoundTraxx, 970-259-0690, www.soundtraxx.com
KA1 and KA2 Keep-Alive modules. Sized for N scale locomotives but will keep HO scale locomotives rolling. Modules retain more than 30 percent of their capacity, providing uninterrupted power to motor, lights, and sounds on locomotives when track power is compromised. $26.95 each. Train Control Systems, 215-453-9145, www.tcsdcc.com

Prime Mover sound sets. Six new diesel engine sounds for WOWSound library. Additional features and price to be announced. Train Control Systems, 215-453-9145, www.tcsdcc.com

Universal handheld WiFi throttle. Primary throttle for Train Control Systems’ upcoming WiFi Command System. Will work with Digital Command Control (DCC) systems from many manufacturers, JMRI, and the WiThrottle protocol. Ergonomic design, easy-to-read menus, and new throttle features. Price and release date to be announced. Train Control Systems, 215-453-9145, www.tcsdcc.com

TrainTraxx railcar tracking system. Replicates real world train operations and inventory management. Integrates Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology with cloud-based services. Traxx ID beta kit, $179.99; Traxx ID starter kit, $296.99; and Traxx ID deluxe starter kit, $495.99. TrainTraxx, 210-474-6554, www.traintraxx.com
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. direct current train control
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. direct current train control
Direct current train control. Delivers up to 24VA of direct-current track and accessory power. Light-emitting diode power and short circuit indicator, direction control switch, 300-degree speed control throttle, and automatic circuit protector. $59.98. June 2019. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Scenery
Railroad Graphics Vol. 7. Includes 540 new backdrop production kits, 245 new background building prints, 150 more new street and waterway backdrop extensions, structure interiors and enhancements, and thousands of new signs. New feature is 10 3-D building background flats in each of three scales, nine different container load kits in each of five scales, and four sheets of graffiti. Show special price, $24.99 (regular retail price, $29.99). LARC Products, www.larcproducts.com

Animated billboard. Sunbeam bread. Small sign measures 2.15” x 2.2” (for N and HO scales), $32.95. Large sign with supports measures 4-1/2” x 6-1/4” (for HO and O scales), $49.95. Miller Engineering, www.microstru.com

Bridge warning signs. Four different styles, eight signs. Molded in yellow styrene with black printing. N and HO scales, $4.95 each; S and O scales, $6 each. Tichy Train Group, www.tichytraingroup.com

Firehouse and low vehicle warning signs. Six low vehicle may drag, four firehouse, and two truck crossing signs. Molded in yellow styrene with black printing. N and HO scales, $4.95 each; S and O scales, $6 each. Tichy Train Group, www.tichytraingroup.com

Woodland Scenics accent shakers
Woodland Scenics accent shakers
Accent shakers. For applying plant hues and flowers, sold separately. Shakers are easy to fill. Cap has multiple opening sizes. Two-pack, $4.99. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
Woodland Scenics assorted scenery adhesives
Woodland Scenics assorted scenery adhesives
Assorted scenery adhesives. Spray-Tac (spray adhesive for adhering flowers and plant hues), $7.99. Static-Tac (for adhering static grass and briar patch), $9.99. Tuft-Tac (thick, high-tack adhesive for creating tufts of static grass or field grass), $8.99. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
Woodland Scenics briar patch
Woodland Scenics briar patch
Briar patch. $7.99. Dry brown and medium green. For modeling brambles, thickets, and shrubbery. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
Woodland Scenics Model-Vac
Woodland Scenics Model-Vac
Model-Vac. For picking up loose landscape material without damaging glued items. Includes Vac-Handle, Vac-Tube, and Vac-Funnel. Batteries not included. $24.99. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
Woodland Scenics plant hues
Woodland Scenics plant hues
Plant hues. For simulating the appearance of seed heads and creating subtle, variegated appearance for fields and meadows. Four-pack contains golden, wheat, shadow green, and red switch. $4.99. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
Woodland Scenics static grass
Woodland Scenics static grass
Static grass. Dark green, grass straw, light green, and medium green. Each color offered in 2mm, 4mm, 7mm, and 12mm. $4.99 each. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
Woodland Scenics Static King
Woodland Scenics Static King
Static King. For applying static grass. Features clear hopper, built-in bleed-off function, and indicator light. Includes divided, large, and small sieves; hopper divider; ground wire with alligator clip; thatch comb; anchor; screw; and screwdriver. Can be powered with battery (not included) or Field System power supply (sold separately, price to be announced). $99.99. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale codes 83 and 100 flextrack
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale codes 83 and 100 flextrack
Track
HO scale codes 83 and 100 flextrack. With thin-profile dark brown plastic ties with wood-grain detail. 36” sections. Five-pack, $49.98 each. April 2019. Code 100 to code 83 transition track, $11.98. October 2019. Newly tooled track with molded spike and tie-plate detail, spike mounting holes next to the rail, molded starter points on the bottom for fasteners. WalthersTrack. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale code 83 turnouts
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale code 83 turnouts
HO scale code 83 turnouts. Nos. 4, 5, and 6 (left and right versions of each). Digital Command Control-friendly turnouts feature snap-action points, solid rail points for improved conductivity, isolated frog with built-in jumper for powering as desired, current jumpers entering and leaving the frog, and insulated tie bar. $29.98 each. October 2019. WalthersTrack. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
HO scale track accessories. Insulated rail joiner 24-pack, $4.98. Rail joiner 48-pack, $4.98. Spacer tie 48-pack (for equalizing spacing for joining tracks and turnouts), $9.98. Terminal rail joiner with factory-installed 22AWG feeder wire, $4.98. All accessories compatible with codes 83 and 100 track. October 2019. WalthersTrack. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Hot Wire Foam Factory bow cutter extension arms
Hot Wire Foam Factory bow cutter extension arms
Tools
Bow cutter extension arms. Adds extra depth to compound 4-foot bow cutter. Available in 24-inch, 36-inch, and 48-inch lengths. Sold in pairs. Prices start at $39.95. Hot Wire Foam Factory, 866-735-9255, www.hwff.com
Hot Wire Foam Factory deluxe variable heat pro power station
Hot Wire Foam Factory deluxe variable heat pro power station
Deluxe variable heat pro power station. New adjustable-temperature station allows user to set the optimal cutting speed for all Hot Wire Foam Factory craft and pro tools. Can also make tools cut 20 percent faster. Compatible with pro 2-foot bow cutter right into it. Price to be announced. Hot Wire Foam Factory, 866-735-9255, www.hwff.com
Hot Wire Foam Factory Exterior Foam Coat
Hot Wire Foam Factory Exterior Foam Coat
Exterior Foam Coat. New, improved formula with an extended working time of 1-1/2 to 3 hours. Can be troweled on smooth, brushed on to make a rough finish, or applied with a hopper gun. Has a rough stone feel when dry. Product can’t be sanded. Available in 3-pound jars and 25- and 50-pound boxes. Prices start at $9.95. Hot Wire Foam Factory, 866-735-9255. www.hwff.com
Hot Wire Foam Factory industrial hot knife straight blade cutting guide
Hot Wire Foam Factory industrial hot knife straight blade cutting guide
Industrial hot knife straight blade cutting guide. For making consistent straight or angle cuts. Holds 4- or 6-inch straight blades. Use with included metal guide or pin a straightedge or any other template to the foam and run the edge of the sled along it. $39.95. Hot Wire Foam Factory, 866-735-9255. www.hwff.com
Hot Wire Foam Factory ultra-high heat 4-foot bow cutter power supply
Hot Wire Foam Factory ultra-high heat 4-foot bow cutter power supply
Ultra-high heat 4-foot bow cutter power supply. Single-heat heavy duty power supply for the 4-foot bow cutter. Gets 1-1/2 times hotter in 4-foot mode than the compound bow multi-heat power supply. For use with the 4-foot bow cutter only. $74.95. Hot Wire Foam Factory, 866-735-9255. www.hwff.com
MRRNP0519_05
Bowser foam locomotive cradle, available from Kalmbach Hobby Store
Foam locomotive cradle. For holding locomotives and freight cars without damaging paint or details. Includes compartment for holding tools, screws, and parts. $14.99. Made by Bowser, available from Kalmbach Hobby Store, www.KalmbachHobbyStore.com
MRRNP0519_06
Euro Tool pin vise with 12 drill bits, available from Kalmbach Hobby Store
Pin vise with 12 drill bits. Drill features aluminum and black oxide tool steel construction, 3/8”-diameter barrel with pocket clip to prevent rolling. Bits store in knurled handle. Chuck accepts no. 52 through no. 80 bits. $16.99. Made by Euro Tool, available from Kalmbach Hobby Store, www.KalmbachHobbyStore.com
MRRNP0519_07
Alpha Precision Abrasives microbrush assortment pack, available from Kalmbach Hobby Store
Microbrush assortment pack. Bendable neck with non-absorbent, non-linting fibers. For applying paint, lubricants, and other materials. Forty-pack includes 10 each super fine, fine, regular, and brush. $7.99. Made by Alpha Precision Abrasives, available from Kalmbach Hobby Store, www.KalmbachHobbyStore.com
MRRNP0519_08
Excel Hobby Blades Corp. self-healing cutting mat, available from Kalmbach Hobby Store
Self-healing cutting mat. Double-faced mat features 1” grid pattern and angle guides for 10, 15, 20, 30, 40, 45, 50, 60, 70, 75, 80, and 90 degrees. Measures 8-1/2” x 12”. $10.99. Made by Excel Hobby Blades Corp., available from Kalmbach Hobby Store, www.KalmbachHobbyStore.com
MRRNP0519_09
Excel Hobby Blades Corp. sharp point tweezers, available from Kalmbach Hobby Store
Sharp point tweezers. Measures 4.75”. Polished silver finish. $5. Made by Excel Hobby Blades Corp., available from Kalmbach Hobby Store, www.KalmbachHobbyStore.com
MRRNP0519_04
Commonwealth Edison HO scale coal gondola decal sets
Decals
Commonwealth Edison HO scale coal gondola decal sets. As-delivered (1964+, $9) and black-and-white repaint (1969+, $10). Each screen-printed waterslide decal set letters three cars and includes an assortment of extra reweighs and other data. Illinois Central Gulf Decals, home.mindspring.com/~paducah/
MRRNP0519_10
Detailing and Upgrading Steam Locomotives
Books
Detailing and Upgrading Steam Locomotives. Collection of previously published Model Railroader articles covers an overview of steam locomotive types, history, and how they work; upgrading and repowering older plastic and brass models; and adding Digital Command Control and sound, weathering, and modifying details to reflect various prototypes. Softcover, 96 pages. $21.99. Kalmbach Hobby Store, www.KalmbachHobbyStore.com
MRRNP0519_11
Produce Traffic & Trains
Produce Traffic & Trains. By Jeff Wilson. Covers the development of refrigerator cars, car fleets, and produce terminals; harvesting, loading, shipping, and delivering of fresh produce and frozen products; and running express trains, making ice an icing stations, and carrying out perishable operations. Softcover, 112 pages. $21.99. Kalmbach Hobby Store, www.KalmbachHobbyStore.com
MRRNP0519_14
Railroading & The Automobile Industry
Railroading & The Automobile Industry. By Jeff Wilson. Includes information on rail and auto traffic history, open and enclosed auto racks, auto parts boxcars, assembly plants, and automobile train switching. Softcover, 96 pages. $21.99. Kalmbach Hobby Store, www.KalmbachHobbyStore.com
MRRNP0519_12
Steam & Diesel Locomotive Servicing Terminals
Steam & Diesel Locomotive Servicing Terminals. By Tony Koester. Includes an overview of locomotive maintenance; model railroad track plans and modeling examples; and prototype photos of servicing terminals, roundhouses, turntables, sand houses and towers. Softcover, 96 pages. $21.99. Kalmbach Hobby Store, www.KalmbachHobbyStore.com
MRRNP0519_13
Wiring Projects for Your Model Railroad
Wiring Projects for Your Model Railroad. By Larry Puckett. Features 16 projects, including lighting structure interiors, signs, and scenes; installing working crossing gates and flashers; adding interlocking signals and wiring; and controlling turntables and building control panels. Softcover, 96 pages. $21.99. Kalmbach Hobby Store, www.KalmbachHobbyStore.com
OutdoorPhotoGraphics <i>Mountain Railroading: Featuring the Berkshire and Mojave Subdivisions</i>
Mountain Railroading: Featuring the Berkshire and Mojave Subdivisions
Mountain Railroading: Featuring the Berkshire and Mojave Subdivisions. By Stan Trzoniec. Covers the everyday challenges of railroads and the east and west coast of the United States, including the Boston & Albany, Union Pacific, and BNSF Ry. More than 268 photos with extended captions and never before published black-and-white photos of the Boston & Albany by the late Robert K. LaPorte. Hardcover, 165 pages. $65 plus $5 shipping (autographed if desired). American Railscape Series. OutdoorPhotoGraphics, www.outdoorphotographics.com
MRRNP0519_100
The Shelf Layouts Co. Model Railroading as Art
Model Railroading as Art. By Lance Mindheim. Explores scene composition, color treatment theory, weathering, backdrops, layout room preparation, photography, and more. Softcover, 142 pages. $29.95. The Shelf Layouts Co., 301-404-8164, www.shelflayouts.com
Catalogs
Deluxe Materials 2019 product catalog. Twenty-four page catalog features 92 products (including 10 new items). Includes advice on product selection and application and use techniques for adhesives, accessories, scenery, and finishing products. Free download. Deluxe Materials Ltd., www.deluxematerialsus.com
DVDs
The Art of Model Railroading video series. Vol. 1: Howard Zane’s Piermont Division (two hours run time). Vol. 2: Tony Koester’s Nickel Plate Road (mid-2019). Programs show the model railroad in operation, panoramic views, interviews, and specialty segments. DVD and Blu-ray disc two-pack, $39.95. Nace’s Videography, 800-285-8685, www.nacesvideograpy.com

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