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New model trains for the week of October 10, 2019

Check out the latest HO and N scale model railroad products from Bowser Manufacturing Co., Moloco, Tangent Scale Models, and more!
HO scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division GP7 diesel locomotive. Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (black-and-gray scheme with “Everywhere West” slogan); Chicago & North Western (repaint in two road numbers and passenger service with “Route of the Streamliners” slogan); Denver & Rio Grande Western (orange-and-black scheme with Flying Grande lettering, four numbers); Maine Central (gold-and-green scheme, four numbers); Norfolk & Western (dark blue with “hamburger bun” herald, two numbers); Rock Island (Denver & Rio Grande Western patchout, two numbers); Wabash (blue with yellow stripe); and Weyerhauser (American Revolution Bicentennial scheme in one number and yellow-and-black scheme). Three numbers per scheme unless noted. Road-number-specific details, factory-installed and painted wire grab irons, and light-emitting-diode headlights. Direct-current model with 21-pin NEM connector for Digital Command Control decoder, $209.98; with dual-mode SoundTraxx Tsunami sound decoder, $299.98. September 2020. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive
Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive. BNSF Ry. (Heritage III), Canadian National (“wet noodle” herald with website), CSX (dark blue and yellow), Norfolk Southern (Thoroughbred scheme), and Union Pacific (“Building America” scheme). Four road numbers per scheme (two each in direct current and Digital Command Control [DCC]). Light-emitting-diode headlights, drill starter points for grab irons (detail kit no. 910-251 sold separately), and Proto-Max metal couplers. Direct-current model with 21-pin plug for DCC decoder, $139.98; with dual-mode ESU sound decoder, $199.98. December 2019. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale Electro-Motive Division SD9 diesel locomotive
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale Electro-Motive Division SD9 diesel locomotive
Electro-Motive Division SD9 diesel locomotive. Milwaukee Road (orange and black with “The Milwaukee Road” herald); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (Chinese Red); Elgin, Joliet & Eastern (orange); Nickel Plate Road (as-delivered black-and-yellow scheme); and Southern Pacific (“black widow” and scarlet and gray schemes). Four road numbers per scheme (two each in direct current and dual-mode ESU LokSound Select sound decoder). Railroad-specific details, light-emitting-diode headlights, and die-cast metal underframe. Direct-current model, $199.98; with dual-mode ESU LokSound Select sound decoder, $299.98. WalthersProto. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Accurail HO scale assorted freight cars
Accurail HO scale assorted freight cars
HO scale freight cars
Assorted freight cars. Illinois Central Gulf American Car & Foundry three-bay Center Flow covered hopper, $19.98. Denver & Salt Lake 36-foot double-sheathed boxcar, $18.98. Louisville & Nashville 40-foot single-sheathed boxcar, $18.98. Michigan Central 41-foot steel gondola (single car, $18.98; three-pack, $55.98). Nickel Plate Road United States Railroad Administration two-bay hopper (single car, $17.98; three-pack, $52.98). Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 70-ton offset-side three-bay hopper, $18.98. Southern Ry. 40-foot single-door boxcar, $18.98. Injection-molded plastic kits with plastic wheelsets and Accumate couplers. Accurail, 630-365-1173, www.accurail.com
Bowser Manufacturing Co. Inc. HO scale Pennsylvania RR class GLa two-bay hopper
Bowser Manufacturing Co. Inc. HO scale Pennsylvania RR class GLa two-bay hopper
Pennsylvania RR class GLa two-bay hopper. Berwind White Mining; Canadian National; Central RR of New Jersey; Interstate; Keystone Coal & Coke; Lake Shore & Michigan Southern (New York Central); Pennsylvania RR (circle and shadow keystone in six road numbers each, black body, and early scheme); Pittsburgh, McKeesport & Youghiogheny (NYC); and Rutland. Three numbers per scheme unless noted. Injection-molded plastic model with metal wheels and knuckle couplers. $28.95. Fall 2020. Bowser Manufacturing Co. Inc., 570-368-2379, www.bowser-trains.com
Moloco HO scale Fruit Growers Express 50-foot insulated boxcar
Moloco HO scale Fruit Growers Express 50-foot insulated boxcar
Fruit Growers Express 50-foot insulated boxcar. Burlington Northern (Cascade Green, two road numbers), Baltimore & Ohio (repaint AX 1-75, two numbers), Chesapeake & Ohio (builder’s scheme and delivery new 2-67, one number each), Missouri Pacific (delivery new 11-65, four numbers), New York Central (delivery new 4-67, four numbers), and Northern Pacific (delivery new 3-67, two numbers). Prototype-specific underframe details, trucks, and draft-gear types; separate, factory-applied ladders; and metal wheels. $55.99. Moloco, www.molocotrains.com
Tangent Scale Models HO scale General American 1948-design 8,000-gallon welded general service tank car
Tangent Scale Models HO scale General American 1948-design 8,000-gallon welded general service tank car
General American 1948-design 8,000-gallon welded general service tank car. GATX black lease (1948+) and Hooker Chemicals (Wilmington, Calif., 1953+). Four road numbers per scheme; also available painted black but unlettered. Separate, factory-applied tank handrail and tank strap detail; American Steel Foundries cast steel truck with spring plank, separate brake beams, and 33” metal wheelsets; and Kadee scale couplers. $44.95. Tangent Scale Models, 828-279-6106, www.tangentscalemodels.com
Tangent Scale Models HO scale Pullman-Standard PS-3 three-bay hopper
Tangent Scale Models HO scale Pullman-Standard PS-3 three-bay hopper
Pullman-Standard PS-3 three-bay hopper. Burlington Northern (7-1976 repaint, three road numbers), Great Northern (1970s BN reweigh in three numbers and 6-1965 red repaint in six numbers), Boston & Maine (5-72 repaint, three numbers), Louisville & Nashville (9-1973 SLS repaint in six numbers and original 1-1959 “Dixie Line” in 12 numbers), and Southern Ry. (original red 1-1958, six numbers). Also available undecorated with and without heap shields in kit ($34.95) and ready-to-run ($38.95) formats. Three styles of unloading door mechanisms, removable coal load, 33” CNC machine metal wheels, Barber S-2 roller-bearing trucks, and Kadee scale-head couplers. $38.95. Tangent Scale Models, 828-279-6106, www.tangentscalemodels.com
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale 72-foot center-beam flatcar
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale 72-foot center-beam flatcar
72-foot center-beam flatcar. Opera window: BC Rail (green), British Columbia Ry. (red), Canadian National (yellow), Trailer Train (yellow with TTZX reporting marks), and Union Pacific (dark red with shield herald). Truss style: Canadian Pacific (green) and Trailer Train (yellow with TTZX marks). Three road numbers per scheme. Die-cast metal underframe, 36” turned-metal wheelsets, and Proto-Max metal couplers. $29.98. April 2020. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale wrapped lumber loads
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale wrapped lumber loads
HO scale details and accessories
Wrapped lumber loads. Weyerhauser Lumber, Bennett Lumber, Irving Lumber, Nakina Lumber, Nascor, Rough & Ready Lumber, and White River Forest Products Ltd. For use on WalthersMainline 72-foot center-beam flatcar (sold separately). $11.98. March 2020. SceneMaster line. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
N scale freight cars
Johnstown America BethGon Coalporter coal gondola. BNSF Ry. (post-2005 herald with Mineral Red rotary end), Burlington Northern (black, single car and two five-packs), Commonwealth Edison, CSX (two paint schemes), Detroit Edison, General Electric Railcar Services (PNJX reporting marks), Pennsylvania Power & Light Co., Portland General Electric, Union Pacific (CMO reporting marks), and Wisconsin Electric Power Co. Fifteen numbers (three five-packs) per scheme unless noted. Single car, $28.98; five-pack, $139.98. September 2020. AthearnN. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
Eastern Seaboard Models Corp. N scale Despatch Shops Inc. class X65 boxcar
Eastern Seaboard Models Corp. N scale Despatch Shops Inc. class X65 boxcar
Despatch Shops Inc. class X65 boxcar. New paint schemes: Conrail (Tuscan Red with “can opener” herald) and Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (Freight Car Red). One number per scheme. Injection-molded plastic model with metal wheelsets and body-mounted Magne-Matic couplers. $42.95. Eastern Seaboard Models Corp., www.esmc.com
Eastern Seaboard Models Corp. N scale Pennsylvania RR class X58 boxcar
Eastern Seaboard Models Corp. N scale Pennsylvania RR class X58 boxcar
Pennsylvania RR class X58 boxcar. New paint schemes: Conrail (Lehigh Valley, Penn Central, and Pennsylvania RR/Penn Central patchout, one number each). Injection-molded plastic model with metal wheelsets and body-mounted Magne-Matic couplers. $43.95. Eastern Seaboard Models Corp., www.esmc.com
Eastern Seaboard Models Corp. N scale United States Railway Equipment class X72 boxcar
Eastern Seaboard Models Corp. N scale United States Railway Equipment class X72 boxcar
United States Railway Equipment class X72 boxcar. Penn Central (class X72 in two road numbers, class X72A in one number) and Western Pacific (two road numbers). Injection-molded plastic model with metal wheelsets and body-mounted Magne-Matic couplers. $43.45. Eastern Seaboard Models Corp., www.esmc.com
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. N scale American Bungalow
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. N scale American Bungalow
N scale structures
American Bungalow. Injection-molded plastic kit with optional roof dormers and separate one-car garage. Includes parts for open and closed porch. House measures 3-7/16” x 2” x 2”, garage measures 1-5/8” x 1” x 1”. $39.98. November 2019. Cornerstone Series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. N scale two-story frame house
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. N scale two-story frame house
Two-story frame house. Injection-molded plastic kit with separate doors, windows, and details. Includes parts for two different front walls and porches. Measures 3-3/8” x 1-1/2” x 2-3/8”. $29.98. December 2019. Cornerstone Series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
River Point Station N scale 1992 Ford F-Series Super Duty trucks
River Point Station N scale 1992 Ford F-Series Super Duty trucks
N scale details and accessories
1992 Ford F-Series Super Duty trucks. Super crew cab with single rear wheels: Black with chrome trim, black with police department graphics, white, white with sheriff graphics, and yellow; also available as undecorated kit (grill, bumpers, tires, and rims are factory painted). Regular cab with dual rear wheels: Orange, red, and white; also available as undecorated kit (grill, tires, and rims are factory painted). Injection-molded plastic models. Two-pack, $32. River Point Station, 401-467-6907, www.riverpointstation.com
River Point Station N scale 1992 Ford F-Series Super Duty pickup and service truck
River Point Station N scale 1992 Ford F-Series Super Duty pickup and service truck
1992 Ford F-Series Super Duty pickup and service truck. Union Pacific; Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Burlington Northern; Conrail; department of public works; and red with fire department graphics. Injection-molded plastic models. Service truck features modeler-installed stainless steel mirrors. Two-pack, $33. River Point Station, 401-467-6907, www.riverpointstation.com
Dwarvin Enterprises Ltd. Lamplighter 1 starter kit
Dwarvin Enterprises Ltd. Lamplighter 1 starter kit
Electronics/controls
Lamplighter 1 starter kit. Lamplighter box can hold 13 1.5mm fibers, 28 1.0mm fibers, or any mix thereof. Includes Lamplighter 1 box, power supply, and 30 feet of 1.0mm or 1.5mm high grade fiber. $85. Dwarvin Enterprises Ltd., www.dwarvin.com
Dwarvin Enterprises Ltd. HO scale carriage lamps
Dwarvin Enterprises Ltd. HO scale carriage lamps
HO scale carriage lamps. Each 3-D printed pole measures 14-1/2 scale feet tall and includes 3 feet of fiber optic. Lamp is designed to be used with Dwarvin Lamplighter 1 or 2 boxes. No wiring required. Three-pack, $22.50. Dwarvin Enterprises Ltd., www.dwarvin.com
Dwarvin Enterprises Ltd. HO scale swan neck lamp
Dwarvin Enterprises Ltd. HO scale swan neck lamp
HO scale swan neck lamp. Thin-walled metal tubing construction. Each pole measures 18 scale feet tall and includes 3 feet of fiber optic. Lamp is designed to be used with Dwarvin Lamplighter 1 or 2 boxes. No wiring required. Three-pack, $22.50. Dwarvin Enterprises Ltd., www.dwarvin.com
Dwarvin Enterprises Ltd. N scale swan neck lamp
Dwarvin Enterprises Ltd. N scale swan neck lamp
N scale swan neck lamp. Thin-walled metal tubing construction. Each pole measures 18 scale feet tall and includes 3 feet of fiber optic. Lamp is designed to be used with Dwarvin Lamplighter 1 or 2 boxes. No wiring required. Three-pack, $22.50. Dwarvin Enterprises Ltd., www.dwarvin.com
Software
TrainPlayer version 7.1. Features car swap by drag and drop, Association of American Railroads override, one-click overpass tracks, sound enhancements, and full-screen view. Other improvements include car shift, grids, train control panel, and strict h/v draw. Free upgrade for users of TrainPlayer version 7, $19 upgrade for users of TrainPlayer from any pre-6 version, and $59 for new users (add Chris Pedersen car collection for additional $20). TrainPlayer Software, 707-320-4246, www.trainplayer.com
OutdoorPhotoGraphics <i>Tehachapi: High Density Western Railroading</i>
OutdoorPhotoGraphics Tehachapi: High Density Western Railroading
Books
Tehachapi: High Density Western Railroading. By Stan Trzoniec. Three main chapters are “Out of Mojave” featuring the Union Pacific yard; “Straight up the Middle” showcasing Tehachapi Loop; and “Down to Bakersfield” highlighting Ilmon, Bena, Sand Cut, and the ride into Bakersfield. 165 pages. Full-page photographs with extended captions. For a limited time, the author will sign each book and include a copy of the Trains magazine “Hot Spots” DVD Tehachapi: BNSF and Union Pacific Perform on a Famous Western Grade. $70 plus $5 shipping. OutdoorPhotoGraphics, 562 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545; www.outdoorphotographics.com

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