News & Products for the week of January 3, 2008
All the new product announcements received by the Model Railroader Product News desk this week
January 3, 2008
HO scale locomotives
General Electric AC4400CW diesel locomotive
General Electric AC4400CW diesel locomotive. Kansas City Southern de Mexico. Machined RP-25-profile metal wheelsets, magnetically operated knuckle couplers, and equipped with Quick Plug Digital Command Control (DCC) technology. $99.98. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains
Lotschbergbahn Class Ae6/8 electric locomotive. For Swiss mountain service. Can motor with flywheel, cast-metal frame, and directional lighting. DCC-ready. $203.42. Ready-to-run. Reynaulds Euro Imports Inc.
HO scale freight cars
Assorted freight cars. Pennsylvania RR (Circle Keystone) and Western Maryland GLa two-bay hoppers, $13.95; Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo 55-ton two-bay U Channel hopper, $12.95; and Norfolk & Western 55-ton fishbelly peaked-end hopper, $12.95. Kits include knuckle couplers and three new road numbers. Bowser
Southern Pacific A-50-16-series and St. Louis Southwestern 46300-series 40-foot autocars. For Motor Special train. Kits feature Dreadnaught ends and Youngstown doors. Sunshine Models
Southern Pacific A-50-16-series and St. Louis Southwestern 46300-series 40-foot autocars
Southern Pacific A-50-13-series double-door autocars and United States Railroad Association Cotton Belt 10'-8" Class IH automobile car rebuilds. For Motor Special train. Kits feature Murphy ends with three ribs, Youngstown doors, and installed auto racks. Sunshine Models
Southern Pacific A-50-13-series double-door autocars
Pine Bluffs Shops 33500-33849-series steel boxcars with 14-foot doors. St. Louis Southwestern. Kits feature 5/5 Dreadnaught ends, ACR sides, and Murphy paneled roofs. Closed ACR sides in the 46200 series without autoracks. For Motor Special train. Sunshine Models
Pine Bluffs Shops 33500-33849-series steel boxcars with 14-foot doors
Southern Pacific 50-foot double-door A-50-12-series autocars. For Motor Special train. Sunshine Models
Southern Pacific 50-foot double-door A-50-12-series autocars
|HO scale passenger cars|
30-seat streamlined parlor car. Based on the 1955 Milwaukee Road "Twin Cities Hiawatha." Die-cast Proto Max knuckle couplers and correct 8-foot wheelbase nystrom trucks. $44.98. Ready-to-run. Wm. K. Walthers Inc.
HO scale details and accessories
John Deere 5010 tractor
John Deere 5010 tractor. Die-cast model with rubber tires. $5.98. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains
GMDD wide cab. Injection-molded styrene kit with multi-layered photo-etch and acrylic accessories. $46.49. Railflyer Model Prototypes Inc.
Assorted locomotive details. Salem filters and air line traps, $7.49; Types E and F knuckle mid-coupler plates, $4.49; and pyle headlights, $7.49. Injection-molded styrene kits with photo-etched details. Railflyer Model Prototypes Inc.
Electro-Motive Division detail parts. Photo-etched steps, $16.49; and photo-etched pilots, $12.49. For second generation locomotives. Railflyer Model Prototypes Inc.
Assorted figure sets. Camping trip, fighting kids, going to the ball, grandparents and grandchildren, people reading, and wine growers. Hand-painted. Ready-to-use. Noch GmbH & Co.
Assorted figure sets
Bicycle stand. Kits $8.99 each. Wm. K. Walthers Inc.
Miners with masks. Six-pack $21.99. Ready-to-use. Wm. K. Walthers Inc.
Miners with masks
|Square concrete pilings with heavier caps. Span segments, caps, pilings, basswood trackbed plates, and NBW castings. Pilings available in four different lengths and in four-packs. Single-track bridges, $10 per section. Double-track bridges, $20 per section. Box Girder line. Scale Segmental Bridge Co.|
N scale locomotives
Chesapeake & Ohio Vanderbilt tender
Chesapeake & Ohio Vanderbilt tender. Great Northern. Dummy knuckle coupler and N scale National Model Railroad Association-wheel-profile. $35. Ready-to-run. Bachmann
United States Railroad Association long tender. Denver & Rio Grande Western "Flying Grande." Dummy knuckle coupler and N scale National Model Railroad Association-wheel-profile. $35. Ready-to-run. Bachmann
N scale freight cars
Assorted freight cars
Assorted freight cars. Burlington Northern 50-foot rib-side, double-door boxcar, $20.95; Conoco 50-foot autocar with double side doors and wood running board, $18.35; Denver & Rio Grande Western 50-foot flatcar with fishbelly sides, $15.30; Department of Defense heavyweight depressed-center flatcar with covered military load, $22.35; McCloud River RR 60'-8" Thrall centerbeam flatcar, $27.90; Reading 33-foot twin-bay, offset-side hopper, $17.95; and Soo Line 40-foot drop-bottom gondola, $18.45. Ready-to-run. Micro-Trains Line Co.
Large scale details and accessories
1:22.5-proportion figures. American porter with luggage, $18.99 each; and American sleeping car porter and waiter, two-pack $33.99. Wm. K. Walthers Inc.
American railway personnel. 1:22.5-proportion figures. One seated at table and one pouring coffee. Two-pack $33.99. Wm. K. Walthers Inc.
American railway personnel
Travelling women. 1:32-proportion figures. One seated at table and one standing with cane. Two-pack $30.99. Wm. K. Walthers Inc.
Z scale details and accessories
Couples with dog
Couples with dog. Three couples and one dog. $13.99 per set. Wm. K. Walthers Inc.
Protestant nuns with children. Seven-pack $13.99. Wm. K. Walthers Inc.
Protestant nuns with children
Passenger Cars, vol. 3. Documents the development of light-weight streamlined extra-fare accommodation and special purpose passenger cars in operation from the post-war era to the twilight of independent railroad passenger service. Sixty car drawings rendered in HO scale, more than 120 photos, and a complete 1972 Amtrak roster. 123 pages. $32.95. Carstens Publications Inc.
Containers A-Z. By David G. Casdorph. PDF book on CD provides an extensive photographic record of intermodal containers and documents the ISO types, characteristics, owner/operator information, and available models. Requires Adobe Reader 5.0 or later. Ninety-three pages. Series originally published in the April 2000-February 2003 issues of Model Railroading magazine. $18.95 plus $4.85 shipping and handling. Highlands Station, LLC
Northeast N-Trak covered hopper. N scale Micro-Trains club car painted Baltimore & Maryland blue and decorated for the Northeast N-Trak Model Club. $29 plus $7.50 shipping and handling per order up to six cars. Send orders to Northeast NTRAK, c/o Mark Ferracane, 51 Cordis St., Wakefield, MA 01880.
|Manufacturers featured in this week's News & Products|
Athearn Trains, 1550 Glenn Curtiss St., Carson, CA 90746; www.athearn.com
Bachmann, 1400 E. Erie Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19124; www.bachmanntrains.com
Bowser, P. O. Box 322, Montoursville, PA 17754; www.bowser-trains.com
Carstens Publications Inc., 108 Phil Hardin Rd., Newton, NJ 07860; www.carstens-publications.com
Highlands Station, LLC, 4255 S. Buckley Rd., #137, Aurora, CO 80013; www.HighlandsStationLLC.com
Micro-Trains Line Co., P.O. Box 1200, Talent, OR 97540; www.micro-trains.com
Noch GmbH & Co., Postfach 1454, D-88230, Wangen im Allgäu, www.noch.com
Railflyer Model Prototypes, Inc., 2694 Rte. 124, Kars, New Brunswick, Canada, E5T 2W6; www.railflyermodelprototypes.com
Reynaulds Euro Imports Inc., 122 N Main St., Elburn, IL 60119; www.reynaulds.com
Scale Segmental Bridge Co., P.O. Box 34433, North Kansas City, MO 64116; www.scalebridge.com
Wm. K. Walthers Inc., P.O. Box 3039, Milwaukee, WI 53201; www.walthers.com