News and products for week of March 13, 2008
March 13, 2008
|HO scale locomotives|
Electro-Motive Division FP7 and F7B diesel locomotives in new roadnames. Alaska RR (black and yellow; three road numbers available for A unit, two for B) or Missouri-Kansas-Texas (red with yellow herald; four numbers for A unit, two for B). Etched metal grills, wire handrails, Kadee magnetic knuckle couplers. FP7: direct-current model, $129.95; DCC with sound, $199.95. F7B: DC unit, $94.95; DCC with sound, $164.95. Ready to run. InterMountain Railway Co.
HO scale freight cars
Assorted freight cars with new road numbers. American Car & Foundry 4,650-cubic-foot capacity grain hoppers: Six new road numbers each for Chicago North Western (yellow), Great Northern (Big Sky blue), and Great Northern (gray). Three-bay 4,750-cubic-foot capacity covered hoppers: Three new road numbers each for Illinois Grain Corp. and Transportation Corp. of America. 60-foot PS-1 boxcar: Six new road numbers each for Chesapeake & Ohio and Chicago & North Western. All have metal wheelsets, Kadee magnetic knuckle couplers. $29.95. Ready to run. InterMountain Railway Co.
Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan cylindrical covered hoppers. Gray, red with two-line name, and red with large logo (re-release with new road numbers). Etched metal running boards, metal wheelsets, Kadee magnetic knuckle couplers. Six road numbers each. $29.95. Ready to run. InterMountain Railway Co.
HO scale passenger cars
Milwaukee Road Hiawatha Railway Post Office car
Milwaukee Road Hiawatha Railway Post Office car. Metal wheelsets with factory-installed electrical pickups, modeler-applied wire grab irons, magnetic knuckle couplers. $44.98. Ready to run. Wm. K. Walthers Inc.
HO scale structures
Trenton depot kit
Trenton depot kit. Based on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy station in Trenton, Neb. Resin walls and detail parts, Grandt Line door and window castings, Jordan Miniatures baggage cart. 3-3/4" x 11-1/2" footprint. $145. Frenchman River Model Works
HO scale accessories and details
Resin baggage dock details
Resin baggage dock details. Assorted wooden crates or travel trunks (other pictured details not included). Six pieces per set. $6. Frenchman River Model Works
Ditch light castings for diesel locomotives. Electro-Motive Division (EMD) or General Motors Diesel Division (GMDD) ditch lights, pilot mounted, with etched metal brackets, eight for $9.49. EMD/GMDD ditch lights, deck mounted, with etched metal brackets, eight for $9.49. EMD/GMDD Canadian back-up lights, eight for $5.49; or GMDD lampshade ditch lights with etched metal brackets, eight for $9.49. For use with nano light-emitting diodes (LEDs). Injection-molded plastic. Railflyer Model Prototypes Inc.
License plates for HO scale vehicles. Printed on photo paper. Connecticut (1910 to present), Massachusetts (1940 to present), New York (1960 to present) or Rhode Island (1950 to present). Each set has enough plates for at least 30 vehicles. $1.50 per package (includes shipping). Howard's Hobby
N scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division FP7 and F7B diesel locomotives in new roadnames. Atlantic Coast Line (A unit only, four road numbers available), Canadian Pacific (A unit, five numbers available; B unit, four numbers), St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt) (A unit only, one number), and Milwaukee Road (yellow scheme, A or B unit, four numbers each). Etched metal grills, wire handrails, Micro-Trains magnetic knuckle couplers. A units, $119.95; B units, $84.95. Ready to run. InterMountain Railway Co.
N scale freight cars
Assorted covered hoppers. American Car & Foundry 4,650-cubic-foot capacity three-bay hopper: Six new numbers each for Great Northern, Chicago & North Western, Montana Rail Link (two bar scheme), and Union Pacific ("We will deliver" slogan). Cylindrical covered hopper: Canada (red with gold logo, 12 new numbers), Canadian Pacific (script herald, six new numbers), and CP Rail (six new numbers). All have etched metal running boards and Micro-Trains magnetic knuckle couplers. $21.95. Ready to run. InterMountain Railway Co.
Z scale locomotives
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Electro Motive Division GP9 diesel locomotive. Blue with yellow billboard lettering. Magnetic knuckle couplers. Two road numbers available. $185.95. Ready to run. Micro-Trains Line Co.
Z scale freight cars
Assorted freight cars. Delaware & Hudson 40-foot tank car: two road numbers available; $20.50. Great Northern 40-foot double-sheathed boxcar: "Sideways Rocky" herald, two road numbers; $18.90. St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt) 61-foot bulkhead flatcar: two road numbers; $17.25. All have magnetic knuckle couplers. Ready to run. Micro-Trains Line Co.
Z scale structures
Livestock pen no. 2. Laser-cut microplywood craftsman kit. $19.95. Micro-Trains Line Co.
GP40: The First 645 Geep
GP40: The First 645 Geep. By George Melvin. Compact-disc book documenting the first Electro-Motive Division diesel powered with the 645 engine. Historical background, railroad documents, and high-resolution photos. $18.95 plus shipping: $4.85 per order in U.S., $9 to Canada and Mexico, $11 overseas. Highlands Station LLC
TurboTrain: A Journey. By Jason Shron. History of the United Aircraft TurboTrain. More than 220 photographs. Softcover; 136 pages. $24.95. Rapido Trains
AC&F Builder's Photos and Lot List. Compact-disc book. Images in JPEG format of almost 2,000 builder's photos dating from 1899 through 1928 and pages listing approximately 11,000 car builder's orders from 1899 through 1958. Royalty free. $99 plus $2.50 shipping. Westerfield
ShelfTrax. Red oak shelving milled to accept HO or O scale rolling stock wheel flanges. No wall brackets needed; mounting screws and end stops included. Six feet in length; available unfinished or with natural finish. HO scale, four pack: unfinished $72, finished $96. HO scale, eight pack: unfinished $144, finished $192. O scale, four pack: unfinished $96, finished $120. Shipping $25 per pack. Matysik Displays LLC
Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton Ry
Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton Ry. 40-foot double-sheathed boxcar. Ready-to-run S-Helper Service car. American Flyer-compatible wheels and couplers; National Model Railroad Association RP-25 wheelsets included. Two road numbers available. $45 plus $5 shipping. Make checks payable to Miami Valley S Gaugers. Tom Hartrum, Spree Registrar, 6793 Evergreen Circle, Huber Heights, OH 45424; www.trainweb.org/mvsg.
|Manufacturers featured in this week's News and Products:|
Frenchman River Model Works
HC1 Box 185A
Stratton, NE 69043
Highlands Station, LLC
4255 S. Buckley Rd., #137
Aurora, CO 80013
116 Silver Hill Rd.
Ansonia, CT 06401
InterMountain Railway Co.
P.O. Box 839
Longmont, CO 80502-0839
Matysik Displays LLC
4412 Lavalle Dr.
Sheboygan, WI 53081
Micro-Trains Line Co.
P.O. Box 1200
Talent, OR 97540-1200
Railflyer Model Prototypes, Inc.
2694 Rte. 124
Kars, NB, Canada E5T 2W6
140 Applewood Crescent
Concord, ON, Canada L4K 4E2
53 River Lane
Crossville, TN 38555
Wm. K. Walthers Inc.
P.O. Box 3039
Milwaukee, WI 53201-3039