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New model railroad produts for the week of November 28, 2019

See new model trains in HO, N, and large scales
Athearn Trains HO scale SD40-2 diesel locomotives
Athearn Trains HO scale EMD SD40-2 diesel locomotives
HO scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division SD40-2 diesel locomotive. Norfolk Southern (Maersk Sealand, Operation Lifesaver, and horsehead silhouette, one road number each), Rock Island (red and yellow with italic lettering, four numbers), and Union Pacific (Desert Victory, one number). Vinyl m.u. hoses, bi-directional light-emitting-diode headlights, and see-through cab windows. Direct-current model with 21-pin NEM Digital Command Control decoder plug, $139.98; with dual-mode Econami sound decoder, $199.98. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, athearn.com
Athearn Trains HO scale EMD GP9 diesel locomotives
Athearn HO scale EMD GP9 diesel locomotives
Electro-Motive Division GP9 and GP9B diesel locomotives. Canadian National (green and yellow scheme), Seaboard Air Line (green, yellow, and orange scheme), Southern Pacific (“black widow” scheme), and Union Pacific (“Serves All the West” and “Road of the Streamliners” slogans on cab). GP9B: UP. Four road numbers per scheme. Number-specific details, light-emitting-diode headlights, and vinyl m.u. hoses. Direct-current model with 21-pin connector for Digital Command Control decoder, $199.98; with dual-mode SoundTraxx Tsunami 2 sound decoder, $289.98. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, athearn.com
HO scale freight cars
24-foot ore car with load. Burlington Northern; Bessemer & Lake Erie; Canadian National; Chicago & North Western; Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range; Great Northern (Glacier Green in seven numbers, red and mineral red in six numbers each); Lake Superior & Ishpeming; Long Island Rail Road; and Union Pacific. Nineteen road numbers (four four-packs and three single cars) per scheme unless noted. Injection-molded plastic car with removable load, RP-25 contour nickel silver wheels, and separate brake wheel. Single car, $27.98; four-pack, $104.98. October 2020. Roundhouse line. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, athearn.com

F89-F bi- and tri-level auto racks. Bi-level racks ($54.98): Baltimore & Ohio; Gulf, Mobile & Ohio; and Western Pacific. Tri-level racks ($56.98): Denver & Rio Grande Western, St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt), Union Pacific, and Wabash. Three road numbers per scheme. Die-cast metal underframe, modeler-installed end bridge plates (included in box), and 70-ton roller-bearing trucks with rotating bearing caps. October 2020. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, athearn.com

FMC 50-foot boxcar with Superior plug door. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (circle-cross and quality heralds); Atlantic & Western (Oxide Red patchout); Canadian National (“wet noodle” herald); Chattahoochee Industrial RR (gray); Kansas City Southern (Boxcar Red); Laurinburg & Southern RR (green patchout); Stone Container Corporation (green); and Wisconsin Central (maroon). Three road numbers per paint scheme. Newly tooled roller-bearing trucks, scale profile brake wheel, and body-mounted McHenry couplers. $33.98. October 2020. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, athearn.com
Con-Cor HO scale 2019 Christmas Car
Con-Cor HO scale Christmas car
Con-Cor 2019 Christmas car. Injection-molded plastic 60-foot boxcar decorated in “Winter Wonderland” theme. $35.98. Con-Cor, 520-721-8939, con-cor.com
Menards Bachmann HO scale Great Lakes Flyer train set
Menards/Bachmann HO scale Great Lakes Flyer train set
HO scale train sets
Great Lakes Flyer. Includes Soo Line Electro-Motive Division F7A diesel locomotive, Burlington Northern 41-foot gondola, Chicago & Illinois Midland 40-foot boxcar, Soo Line offset-cupola caboose, 36” circle of snap-fit E-Z Track, and power pack. $99.99. Produced by Bachmann, available exclusively from Menards, menards.com/trains
Menards Bachmann HO scale Rocket Freight train set
Menards/Bachmann HO scale Rocket Freight train set
Rocket Freight. Includes BNSF Ry. Electro-Motive Division GP40 diesel locomotive, Canadian Pacific 50-foot plug-door boxcar, Union Pacific 41-foot gondola, Texaco single-dome tank car, BNSF Ry. offset-cupola caboose, 38” x 47” oval of snap-fit E-Z Track, 24 railroad and street signs, 12 telephone poles, 12 figures, and power pack. $149.99. Produced by Bachmann, available exclusively from Menards, menards.com/trains
ITLA Models HO scale industrial wall system
ITLA Scale Models HO scale industrial wall system
HO scale structures
Industrial wall system. Industrial wall modules ($17.99 each): four-panel brick, two each brick and window panels, three window panels and roll-up door, four and eight window panels, fire exit door wall panels (fire escape not included), and filler panel set. Loading dock interior and personnel entry doorway, $17.99 each. Laser-cut and etched industrial wall modules feature fine-scale window frames, positionable sashes, broken pane fillers, and separate components for no-mask painting. Modular wall kits are configurable and stackable. ITLA Scale Models, itlascalemodels.com
Athearn HO scale Wabash National 53-foot plate trailer
Athearn HO scale Wabash National 53-foot plate trailers
HO scale details and accessories
Wabash National 53-foot plate trailer. Burlington Motor Carriers, Dart, Heartland Express, Schneider National, XTRA Lease, and owner/operator (two numbers). Three numbers per scheme unless noted. Positionable rear bogie, vinyl tires, and printed mudflaps. $29.98. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, athearn.com
Athearn N scale Thrall high-side gondola
Athearn N scale Thrall high-side gondolas
N scale freight cars
Thrall high-side gondola. Wisconsin Electric (yellow and black); Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (black with yellow circle-cross herald); Commonwealth Edison (billboard lettering in one number, red and black with reporting marks only in two 3-packs, and black and white with reporting marks in one 3-pack); Herzog (gray and yellow); Midwest Car (black with red end); and RJ Corman (red with billboard lettering). Ten numbers per scheme (single car and three 3-packs per scheme unless noted). Separately applied brake wheel, machined metal wheels, and screw-mounted trucks. Single car, $24.98; three-pack, $69.98. AthearnN. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, athearn.com
Con-Cor N scale 2019 Christmas car
Con-Cor N scale Christmas car
Con-Cor 2019 Christmas car. Injection-molded plastic 85-foot boxcar decorated in “Winter Wonderland” theme. $35.98. Con-Cor, 520-721-8939, con-cor.com
LGB large scale 2019 Christmas caboose
LGB large scale Christmas caboose
Large scale freight cars
Christmas caboose. Plastic wheelsets; separate, factory-applied grab irons, markers, and brake wheels; and hook-and-loop couplers. $129.99. LGB, 573-365-9521, lgb.com
Large scale passenger cars
LGB 2019 Christmas car. Model features positionable doors, metal wheelsets, and hook-and-loop couplers. $169.99. LGB, 573-365-9521, lgb.com
ATSF Livestock operations book
ATSF Live Stock Operations book
Club offerings
Live Stock Operations. By J. Stephen Sandifer. Covers the history, equipment, and facilities of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe’s livestock operations. Features information on the rules and regulations governing the traffic, rodeo, and circus trains and Railway Express shipping. Includes appendix, roster, and modelers notes. Softcover, 8-1/2 x 11 format book. 256 pages with more than 300 black-and-white photos and diagrams and more than 140 color photos. $65. Santa Fe Ry. Historical & Modeling Society, sfrhms.org

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