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2015 National Train Show report part 1

The 2015 National Train Show was held August 28-30 in Portland, Ore. Here are some of the items that were on display at the show. You’ll also find additional model railroading products in part 2 of the 2015 National Train Show report. You can also watch video highlights of the show!
Athearn HO scale Electro-Motive Division GP39-2 diesel locomotive
Athearn HO scale Electro-Motive Division GP39-2 diesel locomotive
HO scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division GP39-2 diesel locomotive. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Burlington Northern; Delaware & Hudson; Portland & Western; Reading Co.; and Willamette & Pacific. Detailed cab interior, railroad-specific long hood, and prototype-specific details. Direct-current model, $169.98; with dual-mode SoundTraxx sound decoder, $269.98. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 800-535-5551, www.athearn.com
Athearn HO scale Electro-Motive Division SD40 diesel locomotive
Athearn HO scale Electro-Motive Division SD40 diesel locomotive
Electro-Motive Division SD40 diesel locomotive. Central Oregon & Pacific. Smoke deflectors, late dynamic brake blister, and high mount ditch lights. Direct-current model, $134.98; with dual-mode RTR Sound by SoundTraxx, $184.98. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 800-535-5551, www.athearn.com
Electro-Motive Division SD45-2 diesel locomotive. Arizona & California; Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Conrail; Maine Central; Montana Rail Link; and Trona. Railroad-specific details. Direct-current model, $189.98; with SoundTraxx dual-mode sound decoder, $289.98. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 800-535-5551, www.athearn.com
Atlas HO scale Alco S-2 diesel locomotive
Atlas HO scale Alco S-2 diesel locomotive
Alco S-2 diesel locomotive. New paint schemes: Alaska RR (two road numbers), Canadian National (two numbers), Central Vermont (one number), Denver & Rio Grande Western, Grand Trunk Western (one number), Lehigh Valley, Milwaukee Road, Seaboard Coast Line (two numbers), and Union Pacific. Five-pole skew-wound motor with dual flywheels, directional light-emitting diode headlights, and die-cast metal chassis. Direct-current model, $154.95; with dual-mode ESU LokSound sound decoder, $264.95. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Atlas HO scale Electro-Motive Division GP38-2 diesel locomotive
Atlas HO scale Electro-Motive Division GP38-2 diesel locomotive
Electro-Motive Division GP38-2 diesel locomotive. New paint schemes: Algoma Central, CSX (dark blue with boxcar herald), Indiana Rail Road, Family Lines (Atlanta & West Point, Clinchfield, or Georgia RR reporting marks; one road number each), and Soo Line (red lettering). New road numbers: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe. Two road numbers each unless noted; also available undecorated. Five-pole skew-wound motor with dual flywheels, separately applied handrails and end railings, and Accumate couplers. Direct-current model, $139.95; with dual-mode QSI Quantum sound decoder, $239.95. Trainman series. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Atlas HO scale Electro-Motive Division GP39-2 Phase 1 diesel locomotive
Atlas HO scale Electro-Motive Division GP39-2 Phase 2 diesel locomotive
Electro-Motive Division GP39-2 Phase 2 diesel locomotive. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (“Kodachrome” scheme); BNSF Ry. (Heritage III scheme); Copper Basin Ry. (two road numbers); Twin Cities & Western (two numbers); and Union Pacific. Three road numbers each unless noted; also available undecorated. Five-pole skew-wound motor with flywheels, separately applied details, and Accumate couplers. Direct-current model, $139.95; Digital Command Control with QSI Quantum sound decoder, $239.95. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Atlas HO scale Electro-Motive Division GP40-2W diesel locomotive
Atlas HO scale Electro-Motive Division GP40-2W diesel locomotive
Electro-Motive Division GP40-2W diesel locomotive. New paint schemes: Aberdeen, Carolina & Western; Canadian National (with zebra stripes or North America map); Central Michigan (one road number); Huron & Eastern (one number); Pan Am Rys. (two numbers); and GO Transit (early version without ditch lights). Three numbers each unless noted. Five-pole skew-wound motor with dual flywheels, directional lighting, and Accumate knuckle couplers. Direct-current model, $159.95; with sound decoder, $269.95. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Atlas HO scale Fairbanks-Morse H16-44 diesel locomotive
Atlas HO scale Fairbanks-Morse H16-44 diesel locomotive
Fairbanks-Morse H16-44 diesel locomotive. New road numbers. Early body: New York, New Haven & Hartford. Late body: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe. New paint schemes. Early body: New York Central and Southern Ry. Late body: Chihuahua al Pacifico, Erie Lackawanna (Delaware, Lackawanna & Western transition in two road numbers), and Missouri-Kansas-Texas (late repaint). Three road numbers each unless noted. Five-pole skew-wound motor with dual flywheels, separately applied details, and Accumate couplers. Direct-current model, $159.95; with Digital Command Control sound decoder, $269.95. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Bachman HO scale Baldwin 4-6-0 Ten Wheeler steam locomotive
Bachmann HO scale Baldwin 4-6-0 Ten Wheeler steam locomotive
Baldwin 4-6-0 Ten Wheeler steam locomotive with 52” drivers. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Chesapeake & Ohio; Pennsylvania RR; Southern Ry.; and Union Pacific. One number per scheme. Die-cast metal chassis, E-Z Mate Mark II couplers, and Sound Value SoundTraxx steam sound package (chuff, short and long whistles, bell, air pump, steam release, and blower). $399. December 2015. Bachmann Trains, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
Bachmann HO scale Baldwin 4-6-0 Ten Wheeler steam locomotive
Bachmann HO scale Baldwin 4-6-0 Ten Wheeler steam locomotive
Baldwin 4-6-0 Ten Wheeler steam locomotive with 52” drivers. Baltimore & Ohio, Canadian Pacific, Maryland & Pennsylvania, New York Central, and Texas & Pacific. One number per scheme. Die-cast metal chassis, E-Z Mate Mark II couplers, and eight-pin socket for Digital Command Control decoder. $299. December 2015. Bachmann Trains, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
General Motors Diesel Division SD40-2F diesel locomotive
General Motors Diesel Division SD40-2F diesel locomotive

prototype photo by John Wrinch
General Motors Diesel Division SD40-2F diesel locomotive. CP Rail (with and without port hole window on nose door and dots on sill in three road numbers each, with port hole window on cab door and dashed sill stripes in two numbers, and dual-flag scheme in two numbers). Can motor with flywheels, separately applied detail parts, and nickel-silver RP-25 contour wheels. Direct-current model with 21-pin plug for Digital Command Control decoder, $219.95; with dual-mode ESU LokSound Select decoder, $319.95. Late 2016. Executive Line. Bowser, 570-368-2379, www.bowser-trains.com
Bowser HO scale Montreal Locomotive Works M636 diesel locomotive
Bowser HO scale Montreal Locomotive Works M636 diesel locomotive
Montreal Locomotive Works M636 diesel locomotive. Canadian National (as-delivered scheme and sergeant stripes, three numbers per scheme), CP Rail (5” nose stripes without water expansion tank, air-start and non-air-start versions, two numbers each; 5” nose stripes with water expansion tank: air-start version in three numbers and non-air-start in two numbers; 8” nose stripes with water expansion tank: non-air-start version in two numbers, air-start version in three numbers, air-start version with white sill stripe in two numbers, air-start version with modified air intake in two numbers, and air-start version with no Multimark and modified air intake in two numbers), Cartier (black-and-orange and yellow-and-green schemes in two numbers each), Pacific Ry. (two numbers), Delaware-Lackawanna (CP patchout and gray, white and black scheme, one number each), Minnesota Commercial (one number), Western New York & Pennsylvania (Cartier patchout, two numbers). Can motor with flywheels, separately applied detail parts, and nickel-silver RP-25 contour wheels. Direct-current model with 21-pin plug for Digital Command Control decoder, $209.95; with dual-mode ESU LokSound Select decoder, $309.95. August 2016. Executive Line. Bowser, 570-368-2379, www.bowser-trains.com
Electro-Motive Division GP20 diesel locomotive. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (yellow bonnet); Burlington Northern; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy; Conrail; EMD demonstrator (one road number); New York Central; Southern Pacific; and Union Pacific. Two numbers per scheme unless noted; also available undecorated. Plastic body with die-cast metal chassis, dual-mode Paragon3 sound decoder with Rolling Thunder, and painted crew figures. $329.99. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com

Electro-Motive Division SD45 diesel locomotive. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (yellow bonnet); Burlington Northern; EMD demonstrator (one road number); Norfolk & Western (high short hood); Pennsylvania RR; Southern Ry. (high short hood); Southern Pacific; and Union Pacific. Two numbers per scheme unless noted; also available undecorated. Plastic body with die-cast metal chassis, dual-mode Paragon3 sound decoder with Rolling Thunder, and painted crew figures. $329.99. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com

Milwaukee Road class S-3 4-8-4 steam locomotive. Six road numbers; also available painted black but unlettered. Locomotive features die-cast metal chassis and body; tender has plastic body and die-cast metal chassis. Dual-mode Paragon3 sound decoder with Rolling Thunder, smoke unit, painted crew figures, and traction tires. $599.99. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com

New York Central 4-6-4 Hudson steam locomotive. Commodore Vanderbilt no. 5344 with disk drivers; also available painted black but unlettered. Locomotive features die-cast metal chassis and body; tender has plastic body and die-cast metal chassis. Dual-mode Paragon3 sound decoder with Rolling Thunder, smoke unit, painted crew figures, and traction tires. $499.99. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com

Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 Big Boy steam locomotive. Handrail aftercooler and 25-C-100 coal tender, Wilson aftercooler and 25-C-400 coal tender, Denver museum version with Wilson aftercooler and 25-C-400 coal tender (one road number), and no. 4014 restoration project excursion version with Wilson aftercooler and 25-C-100 oil tender (one number). Two numbers each unless noted; also available painted black but unlettered (except Denver museum version and no. 4014). Plastic and die-cast metal construction, dual-mode Paragon3 sound decoder with Rolling Thunder, and factory-installed crew figures. $749.99. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com
Train Control Systems HO scale General Electric U25C diesel locomotive
Korea Brass HO scale General Electric U25C diesel locomotive
General Electric U25C diesel locomotive. Conrail; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy; and Pennsylvania RR (three road numbers). Two numbers per scheme unless noted. Injection-molded plastic shell, die-cast metal chassis, five-pole skew-wound can motor with dual brass flywheels, and RP-25 contour wheels. Direct-current model, $199.95; with Train Control Systems WOWDiesel sound decoder, $299.95. Produced by Korea Brass, available from Train Control Systems, 215-453-9145, www.tcsdcc.com
MTH HO scale Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range 2-8-8-4 Yellowstone steam locomotive
MTH HO scale Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range 2-8-8-4 Yellowstone steam locomotive
Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range 2-8-8-4 Yellowstone steam locomotive. Class M3 with Elesco feedwater heater and class M4 with Worthington feedwater heater. Two road numbers per body style. Die-cast metal construction with constant voltage light-emitting diode lighting, 28 Digital Command Control features (more if operated with Digital Command System), and five-pole skew-wound motor. Available with DCS/DCC-compatible Proto-Sound 3.0 sound and Proto-Sound 3E+ for Märklin 3-rail HO scale. Prices start at $599.95. December 2015. MTH Electric Trains, 410-381-2580, www.mthhotrains.com
MTH HO scale Electro-Motive Division GP38-2 diesel locomotive
MTH HO scale Electro-Motive Division GP38-2 diesel locomotive

Electro-Motive Division GP38-2 diesel locomotive. Canadian National, Chessie System (with Baltimore & Ohio reporting marks), Conrail, Long Island Rail Road, and Southern Pacific. Two road numbers per scheme. Prototype-specific fuel tank and body style, five-pole skew-wound motor, and Kadee couplers. Direct-current models starting at $129.95; with Digital Command System/Digital Command Control-compatible Proto-Sound 3.0 starting at $199.95. December 2015. Ready-2-Rail line. MTH Electric Trains, 410-381-2580, www.mthhotrains.com

Rapido HO Alco/Montreal Locomotive Works FA-2 and FPA-2 diesel locomotives
Rapido Trains HO scale Alco/Montreal Locomotive Works FA-2 and FPA-2 diesel locomotives
Alco/Montreal Locomotive Works FA-2 and FPA-2 diesel locomotives. FA-2: Baltimore & Ohio (three road numbers), Canadian National (as-delivered scheme with original and new nose heralds, two numbers each), Canadian Pacific (block and script lettering, three numbers each), Erie Lackawanna (three numbers), Lehigh Valley (two numbers), New York Central (four numbers), and Pennsylvania RR (five numbers). FPA-2: B&O (three numbers), CP (block and script lettering, two numbers each), Great Northern (three numbers), and LV (two numbers). Each road name offered unnumbered with decals; both body styles also available undecorated. Prototype-specific details, etched-metal grills, detailed cab interior, factory-installed grab irons and handrails, and Macdonald-Cartier couplers. Direct-current model, $225; with dual-mode sound decoder, $325. Summer 2016. Rapido Trains, 905-474-3314, www.rapidotrains.com
Walthers HO scale Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive
Walthers HO scale Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive
Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive. Pre-production samples shown. BNSF Ry., Canadian National, Florida East Coast, Union Pacific (standard scheme and Chicago & North Western, Denver & Rio Grande Western, and Southern Pacific heritage units). Prototype-specific headlight location, working front ditch lights, drill-starter points for grab irons (sold separately), and Proto-Max couplers. Direct-current model, $129.98; with dual-mode SoundTraxx sound decoder, $199.98. March 2016. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Athearn HO Bethlehem Steel F89FH flat car with Whitehead & Kales bi-level auto rack
Athearn HO scale Bethlehem Steel F89FH flat car with Whitehead & Kales bi-level auto rack
HO scale freight cars
Bethlehem Steel F89FH flat car with Whitehead & Kales bi-level auto rack. New paint schemes: Louisville & Nashville, Northern Pacific, Rock Island, Seaboard Air Line, Southern Ry. (partially enclosed), and Southern Pacific. Prototype-specific logo panel size and placement, detailed upper deck including crown and deck tread, die-cast metal underframe, and 70-ton roller bearing trucks with rotating bearing caps. $49.98. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 800-535-5551, www.athearn.com
Atlas HO scale 50-foot plug-door boxcar
Atlas HO scale 50-foot plug-door boxcar
50-foot plug-door boxcar. New paint schemes: Burlington Northern; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy; Denver & Rio Grande Western (original and late schemes); Kansas, Oklahoma & Gulf; and Pennsylvania RR. Three road numbers per scheme. Late improved Dreadnaught ends, overhanging diagonal panel roof with or without running boards as appropriate, and separately applied details. $31.95. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Atlas HO scale aluminum coal gondola
Atlas HO scale aluminum coal gondola
Aluminum coal gondola. New paint schemes: BNSF Ry. (circle-cross herald with mineral red rotary ends), CIT Group, Conrail, Great Northern (fictional paint scheme), and Norfolk Southern (yellow rotary ends and thoroughbred scheme). Four road numbers per scheme. Removable coal load, weighted underframe, and metal wheelsets. $26.95. Third quarter 2015. Trainman series. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Atlas HO scale American Car & Foundry 23,500-gallon tank car
Atlas HO scale American Car & Foundry 23,500-gallon tank car
American Car & Foundry 23,500-gallon tank car. New paint schemes: Archer Daniels Midland (molecule logo), Dana Railcare, Dow Chemical, Southern Pacific, and Union Carbide. Three road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Separately molded brake line plumbing, 100-ton roller-bearing trucks, and Accumate couplers. $36.95 (undecorated, $31.95). Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Association of American Railroads 50-foot double-door boxcar. New paint schemes: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Maine Central; Monon; New York Central; St. Louis-San Francisco (Frisco); and Southern Pacific. Two road numbers per scheme. Prototype-specific doors, ends, and roof; metal wheelsets; and Accumate couplers. $35.95. Third quarter 2015. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

Pullman-Standard PS-2 two-bay covered hopper. New paint schemes: Ann Arbor; American Potash & Chemical (two road numbers); BNSF Ry.; Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range (two numbers); Great Northern; Illinois Central Gulf; Pittsburgh & West Virginia; and Rutland. Three numbers per scheme unless noted. Detailed brake gear, 50-ton solid-bearing or 70-ton roller-bearing trucks, and Accumate couplers. $23.95. Third quarter 2015. Trainman series. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Atlas HO scale Trinity 17,600-gallon corn syrup tank car
Atlas HO scale Trinity 17,600-gallon corn syrup tank car
Trinity 17,600-gallon corn syrup tank car. New paint schemes: Archer Daniels Midland Corn Sweeteners, Cargill, Dow Chemical, Occidental Chemical, Rampart Range, Southern Pacific, and Univar Canada Ltd. Three road numbers per scheme. Separately applied brake rigging, 100-ton roller-bearing trucks, and Accumate couplers. $41.95. Third quarter 2015. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Atlas HO scale United States Railroad Administration steel rebuilt boxcar
Atlas HO scale United States Railroad Administration steel rebuilt boxcar
United States Railroad Administration steel rebuilt boxcar. New paint schemes: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (Super Chief and El Capitan advertising slogans); Delaware, Lackawanna & Western; Muncie & Western; Southern Pacific; and Western Pacific. Two road numbers per scheme. Prototype-specific details, positionable doors, and Accumate couplers. $38.95. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Blackstone Models HO scale Denver & Rio Grande Western 30-foot refrigerator cars
Blackstone Models Denver & Rio Grande Western 30-foot refrigerator cars
Denver & Rio Grande Western 30-foot refrigerator cars. Pre-production samples shown. HOn3. Flying Grande lettering in four road numbers and Moffatt Tunnel and Royal Gorge heralds in two numbers each. Archbar trucks, Kadee no. 714 couplers, and built-in speaker housing and openings in underbody for Tsunami SoundCar digital sound decoder (sold separately). $55.95. Fall 2015. Blackstone Models, 970-259-0690, www.blackstonemodels.com
BLMA HO scale TrinityRail 5,660-cubic-foot-capacity Pressure Differential covered hopper
BLMA HO scale TrinityRail 5,660-cubic-foot-capacity Pressure Differential covered hopper

TrinityRail 5,660-cubic-foot-capacity Pressure Differential covered hopper. Pre-production sample shown. CIT Group, ConAgra Mills, North Dakota Mill, and Trinity Industries Leasing. Six numbers per scheme. Body-mounted couplers, separately applied wire uncoupling levers, and 36” metal wheelsets. $49.95. Second quarter 2016. BLMA Models, 562-712-7085, www.blmamodels.com

American Car & Foundry Type 27 6,000-gallon tank car. Canadian Industries, Columbia Southern, Hooker Chemicals, Penn Salt, Pittsburgh Plate Glass, Virginia Chemicals, variety set A (Brown Co., Shippers Car Line, Ethyl Corp., and Stauffer Chemical), and variety set B (Wyandotte Chemical Corp., Electro Bleaching Gas Co., Niagara Alkali, and Niagara Smelting). Also available painted light gray but unlettered. Plastic body with die-cast metal chassis; separately applied handrails, ladders, and brake wheel; and underbody details. Four-pack, $129.99. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com


High-capacity cryogenic tank car. AirCo, Air Products, Big Three Industries, Canadian Liquid Air Co., Linde, Liquid Air Corp., and NCG. Three road numbers per scheme; also available painted gray but unlettered (single car only). Plastic body with die-cast metal chassis; separately applied handrails, ladders, and brake wheel; and detailed underbody. Single car, $39.99; two-pack, $79.99. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com
Kadee HO scale American Car & Foundry 11,000-gallon insulated tank car
Kadee HO scale American Car & Foundry 11,000-gallon insulated tank car
American Car & Foundry 11,000-gallon insulated tank car. Tidewater Association Oil Co. One road number. Scale AB brake system, defect card holders with separate placard stickers, Apex see-through running boards, and Kadee no. 158 whisker couplers. $44.95. Kadee Quality Products Co., 541-826-3883, www.kadee.com
Cannon & Co. HO scale Laser-cut styrene freight car kit bundles
Cannon & Co. laser-cut styrene freight car kit bundles
Laser-cut styrene freight car kit bundles. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe class BX-145 American Car & Foundry (ACF) Precision Design boxcar with six- and 10-foot plug doors; Great Northern (GN) 137000-series Berwick Forge & Fabricating plate C boxcar with 10-foot plug door and exterior posts; GN 138000-series Pacific Car & Foundry (PC&F) 50-foot plate C boxcar with 10-foot V-bar door and exterior posts; GN 37500-series PC&F 50-foot boxcar with six-foot Youngstown sliding door and eight-foot plug door; GN/Burlington Northern plate C boxcar with six- and eight-foot plug doors and exterior posts; Milwaukee Road PC&F 50-foot boxcar with eight-foot panels, 10-foot Youngstown door, and exterior posts; Northern Pacific (NP) 5300-series 50-foot waffle-side boxcar with six-foot Youngstown sliding door, eight-foot plug door, and exterior posts; NP 3882- and 5000-series boxcar with six-foot Youngstown sliding door, eight-foot plug door, and exterior posts; Southern Pacific (SP)/St. Louis Southwestern (SSW) class B-70-14 and B-70-26 ACF 50-foot double-door boxcar; SP/SSW class B-70-16 American Car & Foundry 50-foot combination door boxcar; and SP class B-100-7 50-foot RBL boxcar with 10-foot plug door. Bundles include laser-cut styrene sides with roofs, ends, ladders, underframe, and draft-gear boxes but no trucks, couplers, and decals. Limited quantities available. Prices to be announced. Cannon & Co., www.cannonandco.net
Moloco HO scale General American 50-foot insulated plug-door boxcar
Moloco HO scale General American 50-foot insulated plug-door boxcar
General American 50-foot insulated plug-door boxcar. New York Central (four road numbers), American Refrigerator Transit Co. (with Missouri Pacific and Wabash heralds, MODX and WADX reporting marks), Chicago & North Western (four numbers), and Nickel Plate Road (four numbers). Three numbers per scheme unless noted. Sill 1, 10’-6” offset door with narrow door rods, steel wire corner stirrups, Kadee running boards and couplers, and Moloco rubber air hoses. $49.99. Moloco, www.molocotrains.com
Rapido HO scale Western Steel Foundries Northern Pacific 10000-series 40-foot double-sheathed boxcar
Rapido Trains HO scale Western Steel Foundries Northern Pacific 10000-series 40-foot double-sheathed boxcar
Western Steel Foundries Northern Pacific 10,000-series 40-foot double-sheathed boxcar. Early and company service schemes in four road numbers each, 36” Monad and “Main Street of the Northwest” slogan in 12 numbers each. Detailed underframe with riveted center sill, AB or K brakes as appropriate, and wire grab irons. Rapido Trains Inc., 905-474-3314, www.rapidotrains.com
Tangent Scale Models HO General American three-compartment 6,000-gallon tank car
Tangent Scale Models HO General American three-compartment 6,000-gallon tank car
General American three-compartment 6,000-gallon tank car. General American Transportation (black lease 1941+ and black lease 1948+ schemes), Walter C. Haffner Co., Mid-Continent Petroleum Co., Protex Industries Inc. (two road numbers), and Standard Tank Car Co. Three numbers per scheme unless noted; also available painted black but unlettered and as undecorated kit. Riveted body and underframe, separately applied tank handrail and tank strap detail, and Kadee scale couplers. $44.95. Tangent Scale Models, 828-279-6106, www.tangentscalemodels.com
Tangent Scale Models HO Pullman-Standard PS-3 hopper
Tangent Scale Models HO Pullman-Standard PS-3 hopper
Pullman-Standard PS-3 hopper. Clinchfield, Great Northern, Louisville & Nashville, Rock Island, and Utah Ry. Twelve road numbers per scheme plus unnumbered (decals available separately). Ready-to-run models painted primer gray and kits (with and without heap shields) also available. Prototype-specific door mechanisms, metal wheelsets, and Kadee scale couplers. $34.95. Tangent Scale Models, 828-279-6106, www.tangentscalemodels.com
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Gunderson rebuilt all-purpose 40-foot well car
Prototype photo courtesy Darin Umlauft
Gunderson rebuilt all-purpose 40-foot well car. Northwestern Oklahoma RR and TTX (plain and Forward Thinking herald); also available undecorated. Die-cast metal construction, etched-metal see-through running boards, and factory-installed grab irons. Carries 20- to 40-foot intermodal containers in well. $39.98. December 2015. WalthersProto. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Walthers HO scale 89-foot channel side flatcar
Walthers HO scale 89-foot channel side flatcar
89-foot channel-side flatcar. Pre-production sample shown. Trailer Train (brown and yellow 40-foot trailer service and Twin 45) and PTTX (pipe loading with plain deck). Two numbers per scheme; undecorated kit also available. Die-cast metal underframe, swinging coupler pocket for 18” radius curves, 33” metal wheelsets, and Proto-Max couplers. $27.98. January 2016. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Wheels of Time HO scale Gunderson 62-foot, 70-ton flatcar
Wheels of Time HO scale Gunderson 62-foot, 70-ton flatcar
Gunderson 62-foot, 70-ton flatcar. Pre-production sample shown. Southern Pacific (bulkhead and standard-deck cars in original paint with Automatic Car Identification label in 12 road numbers each) and SP maintenance-of-way (patched out Golden West Service bulkhead car in three numbers). Also available painted brown but unlettered. Uncoupling levers, stand-off grab irons and ladder, brake hoses, and metal wheelsets. Price to be announced. Wheels of Time, www.wheelsotime.com
HO scale passenger cars
Pennsylvania RR class P70 passenger cars. Tuscan Red with gold or buff stripes. Available with and without air conditioner. Also offered painted Tuscan Red (with and without air conditioner) but unlettered as single cars only. Injection-molded plastic model with detailed, illuminated interior; separately applied detail parts; and sprung diaphragms. Single car (two per scheme and detail combination), $89.99; four-pack (one per scheme and detail combination), $349.99. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com
Walthers HO Budd 85-foot passenger cars
Walthers HO Budd 85-foot passenger cars
Budd 85-foot passenger cars. Large-window coach (November 2015): Alaska RR (ARR), Canadian National (CN), and Southern Ry. (SOU). Ten roomette, six-double-double-bedroom sleeper (November 2015): CN and SOU. Baggage-lounge (December 2015): CN and SOU. New body styles (all January 2016 delivery). Small-window coach: ARR; Amtrak (AMTK); Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF); Southern Pacific (SP); Union Pacific (UP); VIA Rail Canada (VIA); and painted silver but unlettered. Baggage-Railway Post Office: ARR; AMTK; ATSF; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CBQ); Canadian Pacific (CP); CN; New York Central (NYC); Pennsylvania RR (PRR); SOU; SP; VIA; and painted silver but unlettered. Observation car: AMTK, ATSF, CBQ, CN, CP, NYC, PRR, SOU, SP, UP, VIA, and painted silver but unlettered. $34.98. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Pennsylvania RR class P70fBR coach. P70 (as-built 80-seat coach), P70R (ice air conditioning), and P70fBR (clerestory and round roof). Factory-installed and painted grab irons, PRR 2D-P5 roller-bearing trucks, and car number decals. Standard, $69.98; with factory-installed light-emitting diode interior lighting, $79.98. Summer 2016. WalthersProto. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Bar Mills HO 4th Street Bail Bonds & Mission Kitchen
Bar Mills HO scale 4th Street Bail Bonds & Mission Kitchen
HO scale structures
4th Street Bail Bonds & Mission Kitchen. Wood craftsman kit with rooftop billboards and steel security grates. $89.95. Mid-September 2015. Bar Mills Scale Model Works, 207-929-3400, www.barmillsmodels.com
Monroe Models HO J. Burke filling station
Monroe Models HO J. Burke filling station
J. Burke filling station. Laser-cut wood kit with die-cast metal accessories for the gas pumps, signs, and more; billboard and fence material with vintage advertising signs; sidewalk and driveway material; and etched slate shingles. Structure measures 6” x 7-1/2”. $54.95. Monroe Models, 320-250-5610, www.monroemodels.us
Peco HO scale assorted modular buildings and details
Peco HO scale assorted modular buildings and details
Assorted modular buildings and details. Industrial/retail unit base (low-relief structure measures 336 x 84mm, stand-alone structure measures 168 x 168mm), industrial/retail unit extension (for making base structure deeper or higher), low-relief supermarket, low-relief retail store, low-relief warehouse dock with four doors, roller shutter doors, and extra windows and doors. Injection-molded plastic structures with blind cuts on inside walls that allow modeler to determine door, window, and shutter door locations; brick finish on lower wall; and cladding on upper wall. Price and availability to be announced. Fall 2015. Wills Modern line. Pritchard Patent Product Co. Ltd. (Peco), +44 0 1297 21542, www.peco-uk.com
Walthers HO scale single-track through girder bridge kits
Walthers HO scale single-track through girder bridge kits
Single-track through girder bridge kits. Injection-molded plastic. Can be built with open or ballasted deck. Use with Walthers code 83 bridge track (sold separately). 30-foot bridge, $17.98; 50-foot, $19.98; 70-foot, $24.98; and 90-foot, $29.98. October 2015. Cornerstone Series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

Single-track through girder bridge accessories. Concrete abutment and pier, $19.98 each. Molded cut lines for height adjustment. Adaptable to other bridges. October 2015. Cornerstone Series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Woodland Scenics HO Betty's Burning Building
Woodland Scenics HO scale Betty's Burning Building
Betty’s Burning Building. Factory painted and weathered building with flickering lighting effect to create the illusion of an actively burning building; printed interior; and bicycle, Dumpster, window treatments, and wrought iron fire escape. Includes exterior yellow light-emitting diode light compatible with Just Plug Lighting System. $89.99. Built & Ready Landmark Structures. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
Woodland Scenics HO scale depot
Woodland Scenics HO scale The Depot
The Depot. Factory-assembled and painted injection-molded plastic structure with warm white light-emitting diode interior light compatible with Just Plug Lighting System, detail parts, and ticket clerk figure. $99.99. Built-&-Ready Landmark Structures. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
Woodland Scenics HO Dugan’s Paint Store
Woodland Scenics HO scale Dugan’s Paint Store
Dugan’s Paint Store. Factory-painted and weathered structure with rooftop ductwork, awnings, and fire escape. Includes one factory-installed warm white interior light-emitting diode with plug (compatible with Just Plug Lighting System). $69.99. Built-&-Ready Landmark Structures. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
Woodland Scenics N Buzz's Sawmill
Woodland Scenics HO scale Buzz's Sawmill

Buzz’s Sawmill. Injection-molded plastic kit with rafter and roof detail, tool shed, potbelly stove, sawdust conveyor, overhead crane, sawdust and wood piles, and figure. $59.99. Landmark Structures. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com

Woodland Scenics N Corner Porch House
Woodland Scenics HO scale Corner Porch House
Corner Porch House. Injection-molded plastic kit with cedar shake roof, corner wraparound porch, rocking chair, table, gutters, rail barrel, exterior cellar door, and window treatments. Features positive-alignment system and finished edges. $59.99. Landmark Structures. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
Atlas HO scale 1973 Ford F-100 pickup
Atlas HO scale 1973 Ford F-100 pickup

HO scale details and accessories

1973 Ford F-100 pickup. Pre-production sample shown. Five factory colors. Release date and additional information to be announced. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

Assorted detail parts. Antenna set for Pennsylvania RR Baldwin AS-16 diesel locomotive, $19.95; antenna set for road switchers, $9.95; General Electric U25B diesel locomotive exhaust stack (two-pack), $12; Graham White electric bell with mounting bracket, $6.50; Leslie air horns: RS3L, RS3R3, S3LR1, and S3LR3, $4.50 each; Nathan air horns: K3LA, K3LAR3, K24, K12, K13, K14, K3LAR1, K5R25, K5LA, K5LA with shields, K5LLA, K5LLAR24, P0345R1, P3U, and P3UR3, $4.50 each; and square and oval diesel locomotive exhaust stacks (plastic, two-packs), $2.75 each. Brass castings unless noted. Cal Scale, 570-368-2379, www.bowser-trains.com


Assorted detail parts. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Union Switch & Signal R-2 style signal with wire pull base (factory-assembled with light-emitting diodes), $50.95. ATSF US&S R-2 style signal with relay case (factory-assembled with LEDs), $51.95. Electro-Motive Division SD40-2 detail set for InterMountain and Athearn models (set 381 covers most railroads; set 382 covers Burlington Northern, BNSF Ry., and other roads), $19.95 each. Frog eye marker for Southern Pacific bay-window caboose (two-pack), $3.95. Switch stand style three with etched targets (two sets), $3.50. US&S tri-color ground dwarf signal with base (factory assembled with LEDs), $24.95. White bronze no. 6 switch frogs with detail parts for code 70 and 83 rail, $11.95 each. White bronze no. 6 switch frog with points and detail parts for code 55 rail, $15.75. September 2015. Details West, 909-593-4700, www.detailswest.com
Monroe Models HO railroad tie plate pile
Monroe Models HO railroad tie plate pile
Railroad tie plate pile. Four tie-plate piles with spike buckets. Painted resin castings. $10.99. Monroe Models, 320-520-5610, www.monroemodels.us
Monroe Models HO weathered railroad tie stacks
Monroe Models HO weathered railroad tie stacks
Weathered railroad tie stacks. Four piles. Can also be combined to make one 40-foot gondola load. Painted resin castings. $10.99. Monroe Models, 320-520-5610, www.monroemodels.us
Woodland Scenics HO scale firefighters
Woodland Scenics HO scale firefighters
Firefighters. Six hand-painted figures, fire hydrant, and hoses. $18.99. Scenic Accents. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
Woodland Scenics HO Pumper truck
Woodland Scenics HO scale Pumper truck
Pumper truck. Patterned chrome running boards and back platform, three removable hoses, three ladders, siren, spotlights, valves, handrails, and other details. $44.99. AutoScenes. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
N scale locomotives
4-4-0 steam locomotive. New paint schemes: Baltimore & Ohio; Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul; Detroit & Lima Northern; and United States Military. Also available painted black and gold but unlettered. Operating headlight, separately applied bell and handrails, and Accumate couplers. $119.95. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Atlas N scale Alco RS-3 and RSD-5 diesel locomotives
Atlas N scale Alco RS-3 diesel locomotive
Alco RS-3 and RSD-5 diesel locomotives. New paint schemes. RS-3: Canadian National; Gulf, Mobile & Ohio; Lamoille Valley; Long Island Rail Road; Louisville & Nashville (ex-Rutland); Rutland; and Susquehanna. RSD-5: Southern Pacific. Two road numbers each; also available undecorated (both body styles). Scale Speed motor, blackened metal wheels, and Accumate couplers. $119.95. Third quarter 2015. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

Electro-Motive Division SD50, SD60, and SD60M diesel locomotives. New paint schemes. SD50: CSX (dark blue and yellow with boxcar herald), Utah Ry. (two road numbers), and Norfolk & Western. SD60: Canadian National, Electro-Motive Division leasing, GATX Locomotive Group (two numbers), and Soo Line (two numbers). SD60M: BNSF Ry. (Heritage III), Canadian Pacific (four numbers), and CSX. Three numbers each unless noted. Directional lighting, separate snow plow and winterization hatch, and Accumate couplers. Direct-current models, $129.95; with NCE motor decoder, $169.95. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
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Atlas N scale Electro-Motive Division GP38-2 diesel locomotive
Electro-Motive Division GP38-2 diesel locomotive. New paint schemes: Conrail (“Quality” scheme), Massachusetts Central (two road numbers), Missouri Pacific, National Ry. of Mexico (high short hood), Norfolk Southern (high short hood), Ontario Northland, Seaboard System, Southern Ry. (high short hood), and Union Pacific. Three numbers per scheme unless noted. Golden-white light-emitting-diode headlights, blackened metal wheels, and separately applied uncoupling levers. Direct-current model, $119.95; with NCE motor decoder, $154.95. Third quarter 2015. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Atlas N two-truck Shay geared steam locomotive
Atlas N scale two-truck Shay geared steam locomotive
Two-truck Shay geared steam locomotive. New paint schemes: Argentine Central, East Side Logging, New York & Pennsylvania Co. Inc., and Pickering Lumber Corp. Re-issues: Crown Willamette Paper Co. and Sugar Pine Lumber Co. Die-cast metal frame and boiler, detailed drive shaft, and all-wheel drive and pick-up. $199.95. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Bachmann N Pennsylvania RR class K4s 4-6-2 Pacific steam locomotive
Bachmann N Pennsylvania RR class K4s 4-6-2 Pacific steam locomotive
Pennsylvania RR class K4s 4-6-2 Pacific steam locomotive. Pre-war version painted Brunswick Green, post-war version with modern pilot in two road numbers, and pre-war version with slat pilot. One number each unless noted. Die-cast metal chassis, prototype-specific details, and Sound Value SoundTraxx steam package (chuff, short and long whistles, bell, air pump, steam release, and blower. $399. Bachmann Trains, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
Arnold N Electro-Motive Division SW1 diesel locomotive
Arnold N scale Electro-Motive Division SW1 diesel locomotives
Electro-Motive Division SW1 diesel locomotive. Amtrak (black with arched and rectangular front cab windows, one road number each), Boston & Maine (black-and-red and McGinnis Blue schemes, one number each), Burlington Northern, Chicago & North Western (reporting marks and ball-and-bar herald on cab side, one number each), and Penn Central (small PC herald and large PC herald with “Penn Central” on hood, one number each). Two road numbers per scheme unless noted. Five-pole can motor with flywheels, six-pin NEM socket for Digital Command Control decoder, and die-cast metal chassis. $129.99. Arnold line. Hornby Hobbies, 877-358-6405, www.hornbyamerica.com
Rapido N General Motors Diesel Division 1400-series GMD-1 diesel locomotive
Rapido Trains N scale General Motors Diesel Division 1400-series GMD-1 diesel locomotive
General Motors Diesel Division 1400-series GMD-1 diesel locomotive. Canadian National (eight road numbers plus unnumbered with decals). Undecorated 1600-series GMD-1 also available. Five-pole skew-wound motor, die-cast metal chassis, and body-mounted Magne-Matic couplers. Direct-current model, $159; with dual-mode sound decoder, $259. Early 2016. Produced in association with MLW. Rapido Trains Inc., 905-474-3314, www.rapidotrains.com
Atlas N 42-foot coil steel car
Atlas N scale 42-foot coil steel car
N scale freight cars
42-foot coil steel car. New fictional paint schemes: AK Steel, Armco Steel, CSI, Nucor, Republic Steel, Union RR, and U.S. Steel Geneva Works. Two road numbers per scheme. Removable hood, interior floor detail, and see-through running boards. $35.95. Third quarter 2015. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

50-foot double-door boxcar. New paint schemes: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Maine Central; Monon; New York Central; Southern Pacific; and St. Louis-San Francisco (Frisco). Two road numbers per scheme. Accumate couplers. $19.95. Third quarter 2015. Trainman series. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Atlas N 50-foot riveted-side boxcar
Atlas N scale 50-foot riveted-side boxcar
50-foot riveted-side boxcar. New paint schemes: Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (Chinese Red); Delaware & Hudson (yellow and blue); Green Bay Western (yellow); New York Central (Jade Green); Soo Line (brown); and Southern Pacific (brown with “DF” lettering). Two road numbers per scheme. Improved Dreadnaught ends, scale 9-foot Youngstown doors, and 50-ton solid-bearing trucks. $21.95. Fourth quarter 2015. Trainman series. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

American Car & Foundry 23,500-gallon tank car. New paint schemes: Archer Daniels Midland (molecule logo), Dana Railcare, Dow Chemical, Southern Pacific, and Union Carbide. Three road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Separately molded brake line plumbing, 100-ton roller-bearing trucks, and Accumate couplers. $27.95 (undecorated, $22.95). Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

Chesapeake & Ohio-style center-cupola caboose. New paint schemes: Algoma Central, Black River & Western (one road number), Delaware Lackawanna (one number), Family Lines (with Seaboard Coast Line reporting marks), Jersey Central Lines, Lehigh Valley, Norfolk Southern (pre-1982 company), Reading & Northern (one number), Southern Ry., Union Pacific (maintenance-of-way green), and Union RR. Two numbers per scheme unless noted. $21.95. First quarter 2016. Trainman series. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880,
www.atlasrr.com
Atlas N Pullman-Standard PS-2 two-bay covered hopper
Atlas N Pullman-Standard PS-2 two-bay covered hopper
Pullman-Standard PS-2 two-bay covered hopper. New paint schemes: Ann Arbor; American Potash & Chemical (two road numbers); BNSF Ry.; Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range (two numbers); Great Northern; Illinois Central Gulf; Pittsburgh & West Virginia; and Rutland. Three numbers per scheme unless noted. Detailed brake gear, 50-ton solid-bearing or 70-ton roller-bearing trucks, and Accumate couplers. $17.95. Third quarter 2015. Trainman series. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

National Steel Car 50-foot plug-door boxcar. British Columbia Ry., Canadian National, and Grand Trunk Western. Four road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Nine or 10 corrugation ends, nine or 10-foot plug doors, and 70- or 100-ton trucks. $22.95 (undecorated, $18.95). Third quarter 2015. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

United States Railroad Administration steel rebuilt boxcar. New paint schemes: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (Super Chief or El Capitan advertising slogans); Delaware, Lackawanna & Western; Muncie & Western; Southern Pacific; and Western Pacific. Two road numbers per scheme. Prototype-specific details, positionable doors, and Accumate couplers. $23.95. Third quarter 2015. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
BLMA Models N scale TrinityRail 5,660-cubic-foot-capacity Pressure Differential covered hopper
BLMA N scale TrinityRail 5,660-cubic-foot-capacity Pressure Differential covered hopper
TrinityRail 5,660-cubic-foot-capacity Pressure Differential covered hopper. Pre-production sample shown. CIT Group, ConAgra Mills, North Dakota Mill, and Trinity Industries Leasing. Six numbers per scheme. Body-mounted couplers, separately applied wire uncoupling levers, and 36” metal wheelsets. $29.95. Second quarter 2016. BLMA Models, 562-712-7085, www.blmamodels.com
BLMA Models N scale TrinityRail 31,000-gallon crude oil tank car
BLMA N scale TrinityRail 31,000-gallon crude oil tank car
TrinityRail 31,000-gallon crude oil tank car. Pre-production sample shown. PBF Holding Co. LLC (DPRX reporting marks, black) and Trinity Industries Leasing (white). Twenty-four numbers per scheme. End shields, 100-ton trucks with 36” metal wheelsets, and body-mounted couplers. $26.95. Late 2015. BLMA Models, 562-712-7085, www.blmamodels.com

New York Central 40-foot boxcar. Boston & Albany (corrugated ends and pre-1955 Roman lettering, four-pack only), NYC (corrugated and Dreadnaught ends with pre-1955 Roman lettering and post-1955 extended Gothic lettering); Peoria & Eastern (corrugated ends and pre-1955 Roman lettering, four-pack only). Plastic construction with detailed underbody and brake system, separate grab irons, and Magne-Matic no. 1015 or compatible couplers. Single car, $29.99; four-pack, $99.99. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com

Pennsylvania RR class K7 stockcar. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Canadian Pacific (cattle sounds only); Chicago & North Western (cattle sounds only); Dubuque Packing Co. (cattle and hog sounds only); Elmo’s Glue Factory (mule sounds only); Milwaukee Road; Pennsylvania RR; Southern Pacific (cattle sounds only); Union Pacific; and Union Stock Yards (cattle and hog sounds only). Cars offered with cattle, hog, and mule sounds unless noted. Single car, $69.99; four-pack (except Elmo’s Glue Factory) without sound, $99.99. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com
Bachmann N 72-foot heavyweight coach with illuminated interior
Bachmann N scale 72-foot heavyweight coach with illuminated interior
N scale passenger cars
72-foot heavyweight coach with illuminated interior. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Baltimore & Ohio; New York Central; Pennsylvania RR; and Union Pacific. One number per scheme. $79. October 2015. Bachmann Trains, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
Micro-Trains N scale 70-foot heavyweight baggage car
Micro-Trains N scale 70-foot heavyweight baggage car
70-foot heavyweight baggage car. New paint scheme: Great Northern (Fire Prevention Instruction Car). Plastic wheelsets, Magne-Matic couplers, and clear window glazing. $32.90. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com
Micro-Trains N 70-foot heavyweight mail baggage cars
Micro-Trains N scale 70-foot heavyweight mail baggage cars
70-foot heavyweight mail baggage cars. Canadian National ($34.98) and Chicago, Burlington & Quincy ($29.95). Injection-molded plastic model with six-wheel passenger trucks, body-mounted Magne-Matic couplers, and clear window glazing. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com
Rapido Trains N scale National Steel Car lightweight baggage car
Rapido Trains N scale National Steel Car lightweight baggage car
National Steel Car lightweight baggage car. Pre-production sample shown. Amtrak (phase 3); Baltimore & Ohio; Canadian National (1954 scheme with and without horse doors); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (shadow lines); Central of Georgia; Erie; Great Northern (Empire Builder scheme with horse doors); Milwaukee Road (1950s scheme); Northern Pacific (Loewy scheme); New York Central (two-tone gray with horse doors); Ontario Northland (green with horse doors); Penn Central (gray with horse doors); Southern Pacific (gray); and VIA Rail Canada (with and without horse doors). Four road numbers per scheme plus unnumbered; undecorated models also available. Detailed underframe, separate diaphragm support rods, flush-mounted windows, and prototype-specific trucks. $54.95. Rapido Trains Inc., 905-474-3314, www.rapidotrains.com

1937 St. Louis Car Southern Pacific class 80-BH-1 80-foot heavyweight baggage-horse car. Dark olive, Lark Dark Gray, and two-tone gray; also available painted dark olive but unlettered. Multiple road numbers per scheme. Detailed underbody and 36” metal wheelsets. Price to be announced. Wheels of Time, www.wheelsotime.com
Woodland Scenics N Davenport Department Store
Woodland Scenics N scale Davenport Department Store

N scale structures

Davenport Department Store. Injection-molded plastic kit with alignment pins and factory-finished edges. Main walls and roof are factory assembled. Includes mannequins, roof details, wrought-iron balconies and fire escape, signs, awnings, light fixtures, dry transfers, window treatments, and more. $49.99. Landmark Structures. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com

Woodland Scenics HO scale depot
Woodland Scenics N scale The Depot
The Depot. Factory-assembled and painted injection-molded plastic structure with warm white light-emitting diode interior light compatible with Just Plug Lighting System, detail parts, and ticket clerk figure. $64.99. Built-&-Ready Landmark Structures. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
Woodland Scenics HO Dugan’s Paint Store
Woodland Scenics N scale Dugan’s Paint Store
Dugan’s Paint Store. Factory-painted and weathered structure with rooftop ductwork, awnings, and fire escape. Includes one factory-installed warm white interior light-emitting diode with plug (compatible with Just Plug Lighting System). $64.99. Built-&-Ready Landmark Structures. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
Windmills. Injection-molded plastic kits feature alignment pins, factory-finished edges, and dry transfers. Broken windmill with busted blades, weathered wood tower, two oblong stock tanks, hand pump, and trough. Windmill in good repair with wood tower, ladder, round stock tank, hayrack, and hay materials. $19.99. Landmark Structures. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
N scale details and accessories
Ford C fire truck. Various red-and-white combinations and Safety Green. Model features detailed ladder and etched-metal parts. $27.98. N-scale series. Athearn Trains, 800-535-5551, www.athearn.com

Peterbilt 379 tractor with Merrit Gold Line 50-foot cattle trailer. Tractors available painted black and silver, burgundy and silver, green and silver, red and black, silver and burgundy, and white and blue. Trailers feature simulated red and white reflective striping. $38.95. Fourth quarter 2015. Trainworx, 970-874-9747, www.train-worx.com

Wheels of Time N scale Allis-Chalmers HD-21 crawler tractor
Wheels of Time N scale Allis-Chalmers HD-21 crawler tractor
Allis-Chalmers HD-21 crawler tractor. Pre-production sample shown. Unpainted one-piece urethane resin casting. Single model (direct sales only), $11.99; two-pack, $21.99; and three-pack, $29.99. September 2015. Wheels of Time, www.wheelsotime.com
O scale locomotives
Alco RS-3 diesel locomotive. British Columbia Ry.; Central of New Jersey; Erie RR; Lehigh & Hudson River; Lehigh Valley; New York, New Haven & Hartford; and Peabody Coal Co. (one road number). Two road numbers each unless noted. Separately applied wire grab irons, lighted number boards, and scale magnetic knuckle couplers. $249.95. Trainman series. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com

General Electric Dash 8-40C and Dash 8-40CW diesel locomotive. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; BNSF Ry. (Heritage III); CSX (gray, blue, and yellow); and Union Pacific. Two road numbers each. Directional light-emitting diode lighting, separately applied details, and couplers. Direct-current model, $269.95; with Digital Command Control and QSI Quantum sound system, $429.95. Trainman series. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com

General Electric U23B diesel locomotive. New paint schemes: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Chesapeake & Ohio; Chessie System (C&O reporting marks); Penn Central; Reading & Northern; and Western Pacific. Two road numbers each. Separately applied grab irons, directional lighting, and knuckle couplers. Direct-current, $249.95. Trainman series. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com
Atlas O 55-ton fish-belly hopper with flat ends
Atlas O 55-ton fish-belly hopper
O scale freight cars
55-ton fish-belly hopper with flat ends. New road numbers: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Delaware & Hudson; Norfolk & Western; Reading Co.; and Western Maryland. Four road numbers per scheme. Die-cast metal construction; separately applied grab irons, ladders, and brake lines; and removable coal load. $79.95. Third quarter 2015. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com
Atlas O American Car & Foundry 70-ton covered hopper
Atlas O American Car & Foundry 70-ton covered hopper
American Car & Foundry 70-ton covered hopper. New paint schemes: Atlantic Coast Line, Chessie System (with Western Maryland reporting marks, two road numbers), International Minerals & Chemicals (two numbers), Monon, and Soo Line. Four numbers per scheme unless noted. Metal grab irons and stirrup steps, operating hatch locking mechanism, and prototype-specific side panels. $84.95. Third quarter 2015. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com
Atlas O Bay-window caboose
Atlas O bay-window caboose
Bay-window caboose. New paint schemes: Baltimore & Ohio, Chessie System (green/white or red/white depending on road number), Long Island Rail Road, Nickel Plate Road, and Union Pacific. Two numbers per scheme. Separately applied details, lighted interior, and body-mounted scale couplers. $64.95. Trainman series. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com
Atlas O Gunderson Maxi-IV articulated well car
Atlas O Gunderson Maxi-IV articulated well car
Gunderson Maxi-IV articulated well car. BNSF Ry. (circle-cross herald), Florida East Coast, Pacer Stacktrain (Brandon RR LLC reporting marks), and TTX Co. Die-cast metal construction with etched-metal platforms and separate brake detail. Price and release date to be announced. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com
Atlas O Trinity 17,600-gallon corn syrup tank cars
Atlas O Trinity 17,600-gallon corn syrup tank car

Trinity 17,600-gallon corn syrup tank cars. New paint schemes: Archer Daniels Midland Corn Sweeteners, Cargill, Dow Chemical, Occidental Chemical, and Southern Pacific. Four road numbers per scheme. Separately applied brake rigging, 100-ton roller-bearing trucks with rotating bearing caps, and jacket seam detail. $86.95. Third quarter 2015. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com

 

 

United States Railroad Administration rebuilt boxcar. New road numbers: Burlington Northern, Chesapeake & Ohio, and Pennsylvania RR. New paint schemes: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (four-pack) and Lackawanna. Injection-molded plastic body, die-cast metal trucks, and prototype-specific ends. Single car, $77.95; four-pack, $311.80. Third quarter 2015. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com
Atlas O 60-foot four-axle heavyweight observation car
Atlas O 60-foot four-axle heavyweight observation car
O scale passenger cars
60-foot four-axle heavyweight observation car. Pre-production sample shown. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Chesapeake & Ohio; Chicago & North Western; Denver & Rio Grande Western; Long Island Rail Road; New Jersey Department of Transportation; and New York, New Haven & Hartford. Based on Jersey Central Lines prototype. Separately applied grab irons; sprung, die-cast metal trucks; and detailed interior. $114.95. Fourth quarter 2015. Trainman series. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com
Atlas O California Zephyr baggage car
Atlas O California Zephyr baggage car
California Zephyr baggage car. Pre-production sample shown. Amtrak (two road numbers); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (Silver Coyote); Denver & Rio Grande Western (Silver Antelope); and Western Pacific (Silver Beaver). Sprung diaphragms, detailed underbody, and sprung die-cast metal trucks. $164.95. Third quarter 2015. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com
Atlas O California Zephyr dome car with conductor’s window
Atlas O California Zephyr dome car with conductor’s window
California Zephyr dome car with conductor’s window. Pre-production sample shown. Alaska RR (one road number); Amtrak (Silver Ranch and Silver Rifle); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (Silver Rifle); Denver & Rio Grande Western (Silver Colt); and Western Pacific (Silver Sage). Also available painted silver but unlettered. Track or self-contained battery power for interior lighting; detailed underbody; and sprung, die-cast metal trucks. $164.95. Third quarter 2016. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com
Woodland Scenics O scale Depot
Woodland Scenics O scale The Depot
O scale structures
The Depot. Factory-assembled and painted injection-molded plastic structure with three light-emitting diode lights (interior and exterior) compatible with Just Plug Lighting System, detail parts, and ticket clerk figure. $169.99. Built-&-Ready Landmark Structures. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
Woodland Scenics HO Dugan’s Paint Store
Woodland Scenics O scale Dugan’s Paint Store
Dugan’s Paint Store. Factory-painted and weathered structure with rooftop ductwork, awnings, and fire escape. Includes two factory-installed warm white interior light-emitting diodes with plug (compatible with Just Plug Lighting System). $129.99. Built-&-Ready Landmark Structures. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
MTH S scale 53’-6” flatcar with 40-foot trailer
MTH S scale 53’-6” flatcar with 40-foot trailer
S scale freight cars
53’-6” flatcar with 40-foot trailer. Baltimore & Ohio, Great Northern, Illinois Central, New York Central, Pacific Fruit Express, Pennsylvania RR, Seaboard Air Line, and Western Maryland. Two road numbers per scheme. $69.95. December 2015. MTH Electric Trains, 410-381-2580, www.mthsgaugetrains.com

MTH S scale Pullman-Standard PS-2 two-bay covered hopper
MTH S scale Pullman-Standard PS-2 two-bay covered hopper
Pullman-Standard PS-2 two-bay covered hopper. Baltimore & Ohio; Boston & Maine; Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range; New York, New Haven & Hartford; Norfolk & Western; Pennsylvania RR; Union Pacific; and Western Maryland. Two road numbers per scheme. $59.95. MTH Electric Trains, 410-381-2580, www.mthsgaugetrains.com
American Z Line Electro-Motive Division E8A and E8B diesel locomotives
American Z Line Electro-Motive Division E8A and E8B diesel locomotives
Z scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division E8A and E8B diesel locomotives. New paint scheme: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe. Two A units and two A-B sets. Prototype-specific details, can motor with dual flywheels, and extra front truck with coupler on A unit. A unit, $176; A-B set, $297. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
American Z Line Johnstown America BethGon Coalporters
American Z Line Johnstown America BethGon Coalporters
Z scale freight cars
Johnstown America BethGon Coalporters. New paint scheme: Portland Gas & Electric. Eight road numbers (two four-packs). Coal load, AutoLatch couplers, and blackened metal wheelsets. Four-pack, $129. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
Bridgewerks Magnum 1000DL controller for large scale layouts
Bridgewerks Magnum 1000DL controller for large scale layouts
Electronics/controls
Magnum 1000DL controller for large scale layouts. Fifteen amps with integrated, full-function wireless remote control. Single-track power pack features T-bar throttle control that is operated via the wireless control. Dual light-emitting diode power meters show voltage and current. Detachable power cord and gold plated track power connector make it easy to move controller indoors when not in use. $792. Bridgewerks, 800-908-9997, www.bridgewerks.com
Bridgewerks Magnum 4000 quad track controller for large scale layouts
Bridgewerks Magnum 4000 quad track controller for large scale layouts
Magnum 4000 quad track controller for large scale layouts. Suitable for clubs and large layouts. Forty amps of total power shared between four independent controls. Each control has analog voltage and current meters, adjustable momentum, reversible direction, T-bar throttle control, and a speed governor. Optional accessories include dual lamps and independent wireless control for each track. $2,200. Bridgewerks, 800-908-9997, www.bridgewerks.com
Bridgewerks Magnum SR series controller for large scale layouts
Bridgewerks Magnum SR series controller for large scale layouts
Magnum SR series controller for large scale layouts. Provides pure DC power from a linear regulator. Light-emitting diode meters display the voltage and current (amps) being supplied to the track. Variable momentum and maximum speed limiter make the control of a garden railroad easier for young modelers. Can be equipped with an optional wireless throttle. Available in 5, 10, and 15 amp versions. Prices range from $395 (5A) to $499 (15A). Bridgewerks, 800-908-9997, www.bridgewerks.com
Bridgewerks Magnum SR series controller for large scale layouts
Bridgewerks Magnum SR series controller for large scale layouts
MS-Dual controller for large scale layouts. For smaller large scale layouts and other scales. Basic dual-track power controller with 10 amps shared between two tracks. Each track has adjustable momentum, direction, and throttle. Resettable circuit breaker protects power controller in case of short circuit. Gold-plated power connectors allow connection to the track. $499. Bridgewerks, 800-908-9997, www.bridgewerks.com
ESU Cell phone-type speaker set
ESU Cell phone-type speaker set
Cell phone-type speaker set. 11mm x 15mm speaker with chamber kit. Multiple chamber configurations. Works well in N and HO scales. Eight ohm, .5W works with ESU and other brands of sound decoders. $11.49. ESU LLC, 570-980-1980, www.esu.eu/en/start/

Downloadable diesel locomotive sound files. Alco 251 12 cylinder (for RS-11 and others) and Dual 539T (DL-109); Baldwin Dual 606 (center cabs); Electro-Motive Division Dual 567 12 cylinder (E units), Dual 645 16 cylinder turbo (DD40AX), 567 16 cylinder turbo (GP30 and others), and 645 16 cylinder non turbo (GP38 and others); and General Electric Dual FDL 16 (U50). Free. ESU LLC, 570-980-1980, www.esu.eu/en/start/
ESU Mobile Control II
ESU Mobile Control II
ESU Mobile Control II. Full Android device with knob and external physical buttons designed for running trains. Works with ESU ECos and has open platform for future app design for other systems (i.e. JMRI). Offered with and without mini access point. Includes lanyard and battery charger. $319.90. Early fall 2015. ESU LLC, 570-980-1980, www.esu.eu/en/start/
ESU LokSound L O scale sound decoder
ESU LokSound L O scale sound decoder
LokSound L O scale sound decoder. Features 3 amps continuous (up to 4 amps for short time) overload protection, 11 function outputs, two servo outputs, two sensor inputs (commonly used for steam chuff or other features), two single-channel speaker outputs, and pads for external volume potentiometer. Measures 1” x 2”.Works with all LokSound Select and V4.0 sound files currently available. LokSound L select version, $149.99; LokSound L V4.0, $199.99. ESU LLC, 570-980-1980, www.esu.eu/en/start/

Sound cards for Sound Box. Electro-Motive Division third generation diesel locomotives (appropriate for SD90-43MAC and SD70ACe), General Electric third generation diesel locomotives (appropriate for P42 and C44-9W), Union Pacific light steam (appropriate for light to medium steam locomotives like the heavy Mikado), and Union Pacific FEF-3 and Southern Pacific GS-4 heavy steam locomotives. For HO and N scales. $29.99 each. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9500, www.katousa.com
Ngineering Little Sounds
Ngineering Little Sounds
Little Sounds. Pre-recorded ambient sound effects. Up to five minutes of 16-bit digital sound. Module (1.38” x .06”) with volume control and speaker. 7-20V DC input. More than 40 sound effects available; more coming soon. $19.25 to $19.75 each depending on speaker size. Ngineering, www.ngineering.com
Ngineering Little Bigger Sounds
Ngineering Little Bigger Sounds
Little Bigger Sounds. Pre-recorded ambient sound effects. Up to five minutes of 16-bit digital sound. Module and 1.5 watt audio amplifier with volume control. 7-20V DC input. More than 40 sound effects available; more coming soon. $30.45 to $36.95 depending on speaker size. Ngineering, www.ngineering.com
SoundTraxx Eco-100 micro 1-amp digital sound decoder
SoundTraxx Eco-100 micro 1-amp digital sound decoder
Eco-100 micro 1-amp digital sound decoder. Universal-style format for small models with minimal space. Incudes optional capacitor or can be wired to a CurrentKeeper to maintain performance during brief power interruptions. Four function outputs, 1A maximum motor stall current, and 10V to 22V Digital Command Control track voltage. Measures 27mm x 10.5mm x 5mm. Steam, diesel, and electric, $79.95 each. Econami line. SoundTraxx, 970-259-0690, www.soundtraxx.com
Eco-21P 1-amp digital sound decoder. Plugs into models with 21-pin connector. Six function outputs, 1A maximum motor stall current, and 10V to 22V Digital Command Control track voltage. Measures 30.5mm x 15.5 mm x 6.5mm. Steam, diesel, and electric, $79.95 each. Econami line. SoundTraxx, 970-259-0690, www.soundtraxx.com

Eco-400 4-amp digital sound decoder. Universal-style decoder for a variety of scales. Includes a connector to add a CurrentKeeper to maintain performance during brief power interruptions. Six function outputs, 4A maximum motor stall current, and 10V to 26V Digital Command Control track voltage. Measures 69mm x 30.5mm x 14mm. Steam, diesel, and electric, $149.95 each. Econami line. SoundTraxx, 970-259-0690, www.soundtraxx.com
Train Control Systems IB-MB1 motherboard
Train Control Systems IB-MB1 motherboard
IB-MB1 motherboard. For InterMountain HO scale Electro-Motive Division SD40-2, Bowser Alco C-636, and other diesel locomotives. Direct plug JST connectors for InterMountain and Bowser diesel locomotives with factory JST connectors. Features onboard KA2 Keep-Alive device. Requires a 21-pin decoder to function. $49.95. Train Control Systems, 215-453-9145, www.tcsdcc.com
Train Control Systems IB-MB2 motherboard
Train Control Systems IB-MB2 motherboard
IB-MB2 motherboard. For InterMountain HO scale ES44, Bowser Baldwin S-12, and other diesel locomotives. Direct plug JST connectors for InterMountain and Bowser diesel locomotives with factory JST connectors. Features onboard KA2 Keep-Alive device. Requires a 21-pin decoder to function. $49.95. Train Control Systems, 215-453-9145, www.tcsdcc.com
Train Control Systems RTR-MB1 motherboard
Train Control Systems RTR-MB1 motherboard
RTR-MB1 motherboard. Fits most Athearn Ready-to-Roll diesel locomotives. Built-in motor clip for clip-in installation, onboard resistors for light-emitting diodes and 1.5V bulbs, and onboard KA2 Keep-Alive device. Requires a 21-pin decoder to function. $49.95. Train Control Systems, 215-453-9145, www.tcsdcc.com
WOW121-Diesel sound decoder. Four lighting functions, direct plug 21-pin connector, auto-adjusting back-electromotive-force control, and eight diesel engine sounds (Electro-Motive Division 567 turbo and non-turbo, EMD 645 turbo, EMD 710 turbo, General Electric FDL16, GE 2x 7FDL16, and Alco 251). Compatible with all TCS motherboards. Pair with a motherboard for Keep-Alive performance. $99.95. Train Control Systems, 215-453-9145, www.tcsdcc.com
Zimo MX10/MX32 Digital Command Control starter system
Zimo MX10 command station
Zimo MX32 radio cab
Zimo MX32 radio cab
Zimo MX10/MX32 Digital Command Control starter system. Includes MX10 command station, MX32 radio cab, 240W power supply, USB stick (for command station and cab updates), and two CAN bus cables. System is also offered with a 600W power supply. MX10 command station also contains a decoder update/sound upload module. $1,980 (price may vary depending on exchange rate). Produced by Zimo, available from Zimo Agency of North America, 250-765-7017, www.mrsonline.net
Xuron TK2200 model railroader’s tool kit
Xuron TK2200 model railroader’s tool kit
Tools
TK2200 model railroader’s tool kit. Model 410T sprue cutter, Model 2175B track cutter, Model 450S TweezerNose pliers with serrated jaws, and canvas carrying case. Tools manufactured from high-carbon steel and feature slip-resistant soft cushioned rubber grips, Light-Touch return springs, and non-glare black finish. Cutters have bypass blades that produce flush cut with less squeezing effort. $59.50. Xuron Corp., 207-283-1401, www.xuron.com
Atlas HO scale code 83 curved turnout
Atlas HO scale code 83 curved turnout
Track
HO scale code 83 curved turnout. Left- and right-hand versions. Brown plastic ties, nickel silver rail, die-cast metal points, and isolated die-cast metal frog with power contact. Features 30” outer radius and 22” inner radius. $24.95 each. Custom Line Mark IV series. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Fast Tracks Trifecta three- and four-point track gauges
Fast Tracks Trifecta three- and four-point track gauges
Trifecta three- and four-point track gauges. Available in all popular scales and rail gauges (more than 50 variations total, including a four-point gauge for HO/HOn3 dual gauge). Non-conductive, transparent, and heat resistant. Gauges feature a rounded slot that minimizes contact with rail head and allows gauge to be easily moved. On curved track, this feature keeps gauge from binding onto the rail. Fast Tracks, 888-252-3895, www.handlaidtrack.com
Peco HO scale no. 6 double slip switch
Peco HO scale no. 6 double slip switch
HO scale no. 6 double slip switch. Code 83 nickel silver rail, plastic ties with wood grain detail, and Unifrog (Like an Insulfrog out of the package. Frog points are metal instead of plastic and can be powered with a PL-13 or PL-15 accessory switch for continuous power). Late summer 2015. Price to be announced. Pritchard Patent Product Co. Ltd. (Peco), +44 0 1297 21542, www.peco-uk.com
Chooch Enterprises flexible textured coal sheets
Chooch Enterprises flexible textured coal sheets
Loads
Flexible textured coal sheets. For making coal loads. Small, medium, and large coal. Vinyl sheets measure 3-3/4” x 12”. Requires styrene insert, steel shapes (for making mounds of coal), and low-temperature hot glue. One sheet, $12.99; two sheets, $19.99. Chooch Enterprises Inc., 425-273-4794, www.choochenterprises.com
Chooch Enterprises retaining wall with concrete cribbing
Chooch Enterprises retaining wall with concrete cribbing
Scenery
Retaining wall with concrete cribbing. Factory-weathered flexible vinyl sheet. Can be cut with scissors. Easy to curve and form. Small (N and HO scales), medium (HO scale), and large (HO and O scales). Peel-and-stick sheet measures 3-3/4” x 12”. $12.99. Chooch Enterprises Inc., 425-273-4794, www.choochenterprises.com

Railroad Graphics five-volume set. More than 500 landscape backdrops; 750 background buildings; thousands of advertising posters from various eras; 65 sheets of brick, block, stone, and worn wood; 32 sheets of various roofing materials; and curtains, wallpaper, area rugs, stained glass windows, and borders for interior and window detailing. Backdrops are re-sizeable for any scale and can be printed from any standard color printer and home computer. Backdrops range in size from 16 inches to 22 feet wide. Five-volume set: show price, $49.99 (retail, $59.99). Volume 5: show price, $19.99 (retail, $26.99). LARC Products, www.larcproducts.com
Assorted HO scale decals from Daniel Kohlberg
Assorted HO scale decals from Daniel Kohlberg
Decals
Assorted HO scale decals. Illinois Central (IC) 40-foot PS-1 Hy-Cube boxcar (orange, 1967+), $6. IC 50-foot PS-1 combination-door boxcar (orange, 1967+), $7. IC 50-foot PS-1 boxcar with 10-foot door (orange, 1968+), $7. Illinois Central Gulf 52-foot gondola (black, 1981+), $6. Silkscreened water-slide decals. Each set completes one car. Daniel Kohlberg, home.mindspring.com/~paducah
Grex Airbrush fan cap attachments
Grex Airbrush fan cap attachments
Airbrush supplies
Fan cap attachments. Turns airbrush into mini spray gun, allowing for more efficient, quicker, and even coverage of larger areas. Three nozzle sizes: .3mm, .5mm, and .7mm For current Tritium Series pistol-style airbrushes and Genesis Series XGi and XSi airbrushes (all sold separately). Prices to be announced. Grex Airbrush, 323-318-2828, www.grexairbrush.com
Dave Clune’s Cascade County Narrow Gauge
Dave Clune’s On3 Cascade County Narrow Gauge
DVDs
Dave Clune’s On3 Cascade County Narrow Gauge. Chapters include an interview with Dave in which he discusses his layout, a tour of the railroad with Dave at the throttle of a local freight, and an operating session from start to finish. 85 minutes. $20 plus $5 (domestic) or $10 (foreign) shipping. Jeff Johnston, Pictures & Words Productions, 541-914-1152, www.trainvideosandparts.com

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