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New products for the week of December 12, 2013

New model railroad products from Athearn, ExactRail LLC, Bowser, and more!
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Athearn Trains HO scale Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive
HO scale locomotives

Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive. Norfolk Southern (no. 1030) and NS heritage fleet (Wabash, Central of New Jersey, Erie RR, Illinois Terminal, Lackawanna, New York Central, Penn Central, Reading Co., Savannah & Atlanta and Virginian). One road number each. Prototype-specific details, wire grab irons, and McHenry scale knuckle couplers. Direct-current model, $199.98; with SoundTraxx dual-mode sound decoder, $299.98. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com

General Electric P40DC and P42DC diesel locomotives. P40DC: Amtrak (phase 5 scheme in two road numbers). P42DC: Amtrak (phase 3 in four numbers, phase 4 Northeast Corridor scheme in two numbers or Intercity scheme in three numbers, and phase 5 in two numbers). Photo-etched metal radiator fan, detailed underframe, and McHenry scale knuckle couplers. $124.98. July 2014. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com

Southern Pacific class Mt-4 4-8-2 steam locomotive. With snowplow pilot and spoked main driver in one road number or with corrugated pilot and Boxpok main driver in two numbers. Factory-applied details, detailed cab interior, and McHenry knuckle couplers. Direct-current model, $299.98; with SoundTraxx dual-mode sound decoder, $399.98. July 2014. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com

HO scale freight cars


57-foot Fruit Growers Express mechanical refrigerator car. New paint schemes: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (FGE “Solid Cold” patchout with SFLC reporting marks); Burlington Northern (white); Fruit Growers Express; Great Northern (Tater Frater, one number); Union Pacific (FGE “Solid Cold” patchout with UPFE reporting marks); and Wisconsin Central (FGE “Solid Cold” patchout). Four numbers each unless noted. Full underframe detail, metal wheelsets, and McHenry knuckle couplers. Without sound, $49.98; with SoundTraxx dual-mode sound decoder, $79.98. July 2014. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com

Ortner five-bay rapid discharge hopper. New road names: Iowa Public Service and Swindell-Dressele Energy Supply. New road numbers: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Colorado Springs Department of Utilities; Kerr-Mcgee Chemical; and United States Steel Cumberland Mine. Single car and two five-packs; single car also available undecorated. Wire grab irons, separately applied brake wheel (high or low), and removable coal load. Single car $29.98, five-pack $134.98. July 2014. Ready-to-run. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com
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Bowser HO scale PRR Eastern Region caboose

Assorted freight car kits. Pennsylvania RR 100-ton triple hopper, PRR Eastern Region caboose (old style lettering), Norfolk Southern (pre-1982 company) 70-ton 12-panel triple hopper, Central of New Jersey and Delaware & Hudson 55-ton fish-belly hopper, and New York Central 70-ton 14-panel triple hopper. Three car numbers each. Kits include one-piece plastic-molded body, brake detail, trucks, and knuckle couplers. $14.95 each. Bowser, 570-368-2379, www.bowser-trains.com

HO scale structures            

Hayden Lithography. Laser-cut wood craftsman kit. Peel-and-stick roofing, plastic window castings, and pewter detail castings. Footprint is 5-3/4” x 8”. $139.95. BEST, 603-267-1818, www.besttrains.com

R.J. Elwell General Store and Post Office. Laser-cut wood craftsman kits. Peel-and-stick shingles, plastic window castings, and pewter detail castings. General store footprint is 5” x 6”; freight house footprint is 3” x 6-1/4”. $134.95. BEST, 603-267-1818, www.besttrains.com

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Frenchman River Model Works HO scale Wooden deck scow. Also available in O and S scales.
HO scale details and accessories

Wooden deck scow. Hull is a one-piece hollow resin casting. Detail parts include four each pewter bits and cleats. Laser-cut wood curbs for each side of deck also included. Footprint is 4-1/8” x 12-3/8”. $45. Frenchman River Model Works, 308-276-2174, www.frenchmanriver.com
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Howards Hobby HO scale yard limit signs
Yard limit signs. V shaped or oblong. $1 each or five for $3.50. Howard’s Hobby, 203-732-5346, www.howardshobby.com

N scale freight cars

General American Transportation Co. 2,600-cubic-foot-capacity Airslide covered hopper. New road names: American Maize Products Co.; Atlantic Coast Line; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy; Golden Loaf Flour; Missouri-Kansas-Texas; and Western Maryland. Three car numbers each. Etched-metal running boards, separately applied details, and McHenry knuckle couplers. $21.98. July 2014. Ready-to-run. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com

TrentonWorks 67’-11” bulkhead flatcar. TTX (Forward Thinking herald in two road numbers and black rectangle herald with five yellow reflector stripes or three white reflector stripes). Twelve road numbers each unless noted. American Steel Foundries 100-ton Ride Control trucks, 36” metal wheelsets, and body-mounted Magne-Matic knuckle couplers. $25.95. Ready-to-run. ExactRail LLC, 866-945-1701, www.exactrail.com
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Streamlined dining passenger car by Atlas O
O scale passenger cars

Streamlined dining passenger cars. Amtrak (Silver Diner or Silver Restaurant paint schemes); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (Silver Cafe); Denver & Rio Grande Western (Silver Banquet); and Western Pacific (Silver Platter). Also available unlettered. Selectable interior lighting (track or self-contained battery), sprung diaphragms, and knuckle couplers. $154.95. Ready-to-run. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com

O scale details and accessories

Wooden deck scow. Hull is a one-piece hollow resin casting. Detail parts include four each pewter bits and cleats. Laser-cut wood curbs for each side of deck also included. Footprint is 4-1/8” x 12-3/8”. $45. Frenchman River Model Works, 308-276-2174, www.frenchmanriver.com
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Great Lakes Models O scale sewer grate and inlets
Sewer grate and inlets. Brass details with factory fold lines. Includes three grates and three inlets. Based on prototype in Milwaukee, Wis. $5.13. Great Lakes Models, www.greatlakesmodels.com

S scale details and accessories


Wooden deck scow. Hull is a one-piece hollow resin casting. Detail parts include four each pewter bits and cleats. Laser-cut wood curbs for each side of deck also included. Footprint is 4-1/8” x 12-3/8”. $45. Frenchman River Model Works, 308-276-2174, www.frenchmanriver.com
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Howards Hobby S scale license plate
Assorted license plates. Connecticut (1950 to 1959), Maine (1970 to present), and New York (1959 to 1960). Each set includes enough plates for 10 vehicles. $1.50. Howard’s Hobby, 203-732-5346, www.howardshobby.com

Software

A-Track, version 4.3. Allows users to store details of locomotive fleet and stationary decoders, with all Digital Command Control configuration parameters, in a readily accessible format on a PC. New features include an expanded range of decoder manufacturers, improved tutorial, and full support for programming and controlling accessory decoders. Compatible with any Windows desktop or notebook. Free. A-Trains Systems, www.a-train-systems.co.uk
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Con-Cor International LaBelle no. 102 multi-purpose gear oil
Lubricants

LaBelle no. 102 multi-purpose gear oil. New formula with polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE). $9.29. Con-Cor International, 520-721-8939, www.con-cor.com

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