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New model trains for the week of February 14, 2019

Check out the latest model railroad products from Athearn, Atlas, Bachmann, and more!
HO scale locomotives
General Electric AC4400CW diesel locomotive. BNSF Ry. (Heritage II scheme, repair patch in one road number and faded paint in two numbers), Canadian Pacific (white lettering with gold herald on long hood, three numbers), CSX (Chessie System, Louisville & Nashville, and Seaboard Coast Line heritage units, one number each), Norfolk Southern (black-and-white thoroughbred scheme in two numbers, black-and-red and black-and-blue mane schemes in one number each), Union Pacific (“Building America” scheme with American flag in three numbers, “gray ghost” scheme in one number). Light-emitting-diode headlights, die-cast metal frame, and five-pole skew-wound motor with flywheels and dual-link drive train. Direct-current model with 21-pin plug for Digital Command Control decoder, $139.98. January 2020. Roundhouse line. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
HO scale freight cars
American Car & Foundry 5,250-cubic-foot-capacity Center Flow covered hopper. New tooling. Four body styles, four roof styles, and six hatch styles. Road names, features, price, and release date to be announced. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

Greenbrier Companies 89-foot Multi-Max auto rack. New tooling. Four body types. Road names, features, price, and release date to be announced. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.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. Bachmann, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
HO scale details and accessories
Intercity bus. Capitol Bus Co., department of corrections (simulated bars printed on side windows with red and blue forward lights), Glacier National Park, Pioneer Tours, recreational vehicle conversion (simulated curtains printed on insides of windows and plated-over side door window), Rock Island, painted black and white but unlettered, Unified School District, and Union Pacific. Detailed interior, vinyl tires, and windshield wipers. $27.98. January 2020. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale Thrall 2,743-cubic-foot capacity gondola
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale Thrall 2,743-cubic-foot capacity gondola
N scale freight cars
Thrall 2,743-cubic-foot capacity gondola. New road numbers: Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern (blue); BNSF Ry. (black); Chicago Freight Car (black); Norfolk Southern (black); and Union Pacific (Oxide Red). New paint scheme: CIT Group (black with CEFX reporting marks, Canadian Pacific patchout). Three numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Separate ladders and Accumate couplers. $23.95. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
O scale freight cars
Trinity 5,161-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay covered hopper. Prototype scheme: Chicago Freight Car. Fictional schemes: Alaska RR, Conrail, and Southern Pacific (speed lettering). Four road numbers per scheme. Metal stirrup steps and grab irons, etched-metal running boards and crossover platforms, and die-cast metal trucks and couplers. $104.95. Third quarter 2019. Master Line. Atlas O, 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

American Z Line Electro-Motive Division E8A diesel locomotive
American Z Line Electro-Motive Division E8A diesel locomotive
Z scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division E8A diesel locomotive. Union Pacific. Two road numbers. Prototype-specific details, can motor with dual flywheels, extra front truck with coupler, and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
American Z Line Electro-Motive Division SD70M diesel locomotive
American Z Line Electro-Motive Division SD70M diesel locomotive
Electro-Motive Division SD70M diesel locomotive. Norfolk Southern. Three road numbers. American Z Line standard printed-circuit board, upgraded directional light-emitting diodes, and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
American Z Line 1937 Association of American Railroads 40-foot boxcar
American Z Line 1937 Association of American Railroads 40-foot boxcar
Z scale freight cars
1937 Association of American Railroads 40-foot boxcar. New paint scheme: Northern Pacific. 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
DVDs
Building an HO Layout. For beginner and intermediate modelers. Topics covered include track planning; building benchwork; applying ground cover; making and installing different types of trees; adding roadbed, track, and ballast; wiring; building a trestle bridge; and building a waterfall and small lake. 70 minutes. $14.99. TM Books & Video, 219-879-2822, www.tmbv.com

The Great Train Story. A visit to the HO scale model railroad at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry. 45 minutes. $9.99. TM Books & Video, 219-879-2822, www.tmbv.com

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