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New model trains for the week of August 20, 2020

Check out the latest HO, N, and large scale model railroad products announced this week!
Bachmann Trains HO scale Pennsylvania RR class K4 4-6-2 Pacific steam locomotive
HO scale locomotives
Pennsylvania RR class K4 4-6-2 Pacific steam locomotive. Prewar with slat pilot and postwar with modern pilot. Two road numbers each. Dual-mode TCS WOWSound decoder with Keep-Alive capacitor; separate, factory-applied injectors, pump, and piping; metal uncoupling levers; operating headlight; all-metal chassis; die-cast metal trailing truck; blackened-metal side rods; painted engineer and fireman figures; and E-Z Mate Mark II couplers on front and rear. $549. December 2020. Spectrum series. Bachmann Trains, 215-533-1600, bachmanntrains.com
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale Electro-Motive Division F7A and F7B diesel locomotives
Electro-Motive Division F7A and F7B diesel locomotives. Railroad executive schemes: Chicago & North Western (Stagecoach Yellow and green), Burlington Northern (Grinstein Green and cream), CSX (gray, blue, and yellow [YN2] scheme), Kansas City Southern (Southern Belle scheme), and Norfolk Southern (Tuxedo scheme). Factory-installed handrails, RP-25 contour metal wheels, and Proto-Max metal couplers. Direct-current models with 21-pin plug for Digital Command Control decoder: A unit, $139.98; A-B set, $279.98. With dual-mode ESU sound decoder: A unit, $199.98; A-B set, $399.98. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, walthers.com
Accurail HO scale 70-ton offset-side triple hopper
HO scale freight cars
70-ton offset-side triple hopper. New paint scheme: Great Northern (black with 1967 herald and “Beet Loading Only” stencils). Injection-molded plastic kit with plastic wheelsets; separate brake appliances, slope sheets, and hopper doors; solid-bearing trucks with plastic wheelsets; steel weights; and Accumate couplers. $18.98. Accurail, 630-365-1173, accurail.com

40-foot flatcar with boat load. Chicago & North Western; Department of Defense (with U.S. Air Force Rescue, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Coast Guard, and U.S. Navy boats), Florida East Coast; New York Central; Southern Pacific (Texas & New Orleans reporting marks); Spokane, Portland & Seattle; and Texas & Pacific. Two road numbers per scheme. Separate, factory-applied brake wheel, removable boat load, and body-mounted McHenry scale couplers. $39.98. July 2021. Roundhouse line. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, athearn.com

30,000-gallon ethanol tank car. Abengoa Bioenergy (General American reporting marks), Archer Daniels Midland (modern logo), Celtran (gray), The CIT Group (CTCX reporting marks), Midwest Ethanol Transport (large herald and small herald in three single cars), and Union Tank Car Co. (white). One single car and three three-packs per scheme unless noted. Separate, factory-applied details; body-mounted McHenry double-shelf couplers; and 100-ton roller-bearing trucks with 36” machined metal wheels. Single car, $48.98; three-pack, $139.98. July 2021. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, athearn.com

FMC 50-foot combination-door boxcar. British Columbia Ry. (dark green with dogwood herald), Canadian National (brown with “wet noodle” herald); Railbox (early and late schemes in six road numbers [three single cars and one three-pack] and three factory-weathered single cars); and Minnesota, Dakota & Western (green with white pine tree herald). Three numbers per scheme unless noted. Separate, factory-applied wire grab irons and etched crossover platforms, machined metal wheels, and body-mounted McHenry scale couplers. Single car, $34.98; three-pack, $99.98. July 2021. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, athearn.com

Offset-cupola caboose. Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (silver, red, and black); Grand Trunk Western (red and black with “wet noodle” herald); Norfolk & Western (blue and yellow with “hamburger” herald); and Wabash (red, white, and silver). Blackened-metal RP-25 contour metal wheels, newly tooled window glazing, and E-Z Mate Mark II couplers. $45. September 2020. Bachmann Trains, 215-533-1600, bachmanntrains.com
Kalmbach Hobby Store HO scale Milwaukee, Racine & Troy American Car & Foundry 4,600-cubic-foot-capacity Center Flow covered hopper
Milwaukee, Racine & Troy American Car & Foundry 4,600-cubic-foot-capacity Center Flow covered hopper. Injection-molded plastic kit with one-piece body; separate underbody; outlet gates, hatch cover, brake wheel, brake cylinder, air reservoir, control valve, and car ends; roller-bearing trucks; plastic wheelsets; Accumate couplers with separate trip pins; metal weight; and screws for installing trucks and draft-gear box covers. Era: November 1978+. $27.99. Produced by Accurail exclusively for Kalmbach Hobby Store, KalmbachHobbyStore.com
Rapido Trains HO scale 3,800-cubic-foot-capacity cylindrical covered hoppers
3,800-cubic-foot-capacity cylindrical covered hopper. Alcan Chemical Products, Canadian National (CNIS reporting marks with red “wet noodle” herald and Environmental Mode schemes), Canadian Pacific (as-delivered scheme and with small Multimark, both with trough hatches), Canpotex (PETX reporting marks), Indusmin (UNPX marks), North American (NCHX marks), Potacan (trough hatches), Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (trough hatches), and Roberval & Saguenay (conditional announcement; must meet minimum order requirements). Redesigned carbody, Dofasco S-2 100-ton trucks, and metal Macdonald-Cartier couplers. $59.95 each; six-pack, $359.95. Rapido Trains, 905-474-3314, rapidotrains.com
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale Pacific Car & Foundry 57-foot mechanical refrigerator car
Pacific Car & Foundry 57-foot mechanical refrigerator car. Pacific Fruit Express, American Refrigerator Transit, Bangor & Aroostook, Great Northern/Western Fruit Express, Southern Pacific Fruit Express, and Union Pacific Fruit Express. Keystone or Hydra-Cushion underframe detail as appropriate, 9-foot Youngstown plug door with separate latch bars, Stanray peaked ribbed roof with capped exhaust stack, 70-ton roller-bearing trucks with 33” turned-metal wheelsets, and Proto-Max metal couplers. $29.98. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, walthers.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale Alco C-420 diesel locomotives
N scale locomotives
Alco C-420 diesel locomotives. New paint schemes. Phase I: Delaware & Hudson and Delaware-Lackawanna (Lehigh Valley heritage scheme), one road number each. Phase II: Delaware & Hudson (Lehigh & Hudson River patchout, one number), Long Island Rail Road (high short hood in as-delivered and retro schemes, three numbers each), and Ohio Central (one number each). New numbers. Phase I: Lehigh & Hudson River (two numbers) and Lehigh Valley (three numbers). Phase II: Lehigh & Hudson River (one number) and Monon (three numbers). Re-issue. Phase I: Delaware-Lackawanna no. 405. Undecorated models also available (phase I with low short hood, phase II with high and low short hoods). Prototype-specific details, painted safety rails, and Scale Speed motor with dual flywheels. Direct-current model, $139.95; with ESU LokSound Digital Command Control sound decoder, $249.95. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, atlasrr.com
Bachmann Trains N scale New York Central 4-6-4 Hudson steam locomotive
New York Central 4-6-4 Hudson steam locomotive. As-delivered Roman lettering and later Gothic lettering. Two road numbers per scheme. Dual-mode SoundTraxx Econami sound decoder; Boxpok-style drivers; operating headlight and tender backup light; die-cast metal chassis; separate, factory-applied details including bell, whistle, pop valves, and handrails; metal driver axle bearings; and E-Z Mate Mark II couplers. Extra front dummy coupler in down position included. $439. November 2020. Sound Value line. Bachmann Trains, 215-533-1600, bachmanntrains.com
N scale freight cars
50-foot double-door boxcar. Baltimore & Ohio (“Sentinel Service Dependability” slogan); Great Northern (Big Sky Blue); Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (red); Illinois Central (Boxcar Red with “Main Line of Mid-America” slogan); New York Central (Century Green); Soo Line (Boxcar Red with billboard lettering); and Southern Ry. (“Southern Gives a Green Light to Innovations” slogan). Three road numbers per scheme. Screw-mounted roller-bearing trucks, machined metal wheels, and McHenry couplers. $25.98. July 2021. AthearnN. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, athearn.com
Bachmann Trains N scale 40-foot hi-cube boxcar
40-foot hi-cube boxcar. HO scale sample shown. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (red with large circle-cross herald and “Super Shock Control” lettering); Burlington Northern (Cascade Green with large herald and “Burlington Northern” lettering); Denver & Rio Grande Western (brown with “flying grande” lettering and “The Action Road” slogan); and Union Pacific (Armour Yellow with silver roof and ends, Union Pacific Railroad shield herald, and “Automated Railway” slogan). Blackened-metal RP-25 contour metal wheels and E-Z Mate Mark II couplers. $40. December 2020. Bachmann Trains, 215-533-1600, bachmanntrains.com
Jacksonville Terminal Co. N scale National Steel Car nine-post well car
National Steel Car nine-post well car. TTX. Five road numbers. Die-cast metal body; etched stainless steel grab irons, stirrup steps, and see-through walkways; plastic brake system details; Micro-Trains 100-ton pin-mounted trucks with plastic wheelsets; and body-mounted Magne-Matic couplers. $44.95. Jacksonville Terminal Co., jtcmodeltrains.com
Jacksonville Terminal Co. N scale 53-foot corrugated intermodal containers with 6-42-6 sides
Jacksonville Terminal Co. N scale 53-foot corrugated intermodal containers with 6-42-6 sides
N scale details and accessories
53-foot corrugated intermodal container with 6-42-6 sides. DRT Transportation (gray), Canadian National (white, green, and black and white with red “wet noodle” herald, both with “We Deliver” slogan), Crowley (dark blue), CSX Intermodal (white), Hub Group Inc. (faded red with UPHU reporting marks), and North American Container System (white). Injection-molded plastic with inter-box connecting pins, magnetic connection system (magnets on bottom and metal plate on top), two different fronts, and five different door ends. Two-pack, $33.95. Jacksonville Terminal Co., jtcmodeltrains.com
PIKO America large scale Vintage Warbirds P-47 Thunderbolt two-bay offset-side hopper
Large scale rolling stock
Vintage Warbirds P-47 Thunderbolt two-bay offset-side hopper. Injection-molded plastic construction with plastic wheelsets and hook-and-loop couplers. $94.99. PIKO America LLC, 619-280-2800, piko-america.com
PIKO America large scale Vintage Warbirds F4U Corsair two-bay offset-side hopper
Vintage Warbirds F4U Corsair two-bay offset-side hopper. Injection-molded plastic construction with plastic wheelsets and hook-and-loop couplers. $94.99. PIKO America LLC, 619-280-2800, piko-america.com
Pre-production artwork for Bachmann Digital Command Control control box with turnout decoder
Bachmann Trains Digital Command Control control box with turnout decoder. Pre-production artwork shown.
Electronics/controls
Digital Command Control control box with turnout decoder. Pre-production artwork shown. Allows user to upgrade electrically operated analog turnouts to Digital Command Control (DCC). Once connected, decoder can be assigned an address for controlling turnout using a DCC system. Compatible with N, HO, On30, an O scales. $36. December 2020. Bachmann Trains, 215-533-1600, bachmanntrains.com
DCCconcepts 12-way pluggable terminal strip
DCCconcepts 12-way pluggable terminal strip
12-way pluggable terminal strip. Heavy-duty tag strips accept a wide range of wires. Screws are brass; pins and sockets are plated solid brass. Two-pairs, $10.79. Price may vary based on exchange rate. DCCconcepts, +44 (0)1729 821 080, dccconcepts.com
DCCconcepts Rolling Roads running stands
Rolling Roads running stands. 9mm (N scale, HOn30, Sn2, and others), 12mm (TT scale, On2, HO meter gauge, and HOn3-1/2), 16.5mm (HO scale, On30, and others), and EM/P4 (1:76 scale, 1:76.2, and others). For testing locomotives and cleaning wheelsets. Two-axle, $24.57; four-axle, $44.27; eight-axle, $78.74; and 12-axle, $98.43. Prices may vary based on exchange rate. DCCconcepts, +44 (0)1729 821 080, dccconcepts.com
G-Scale Graphics All Purpose Train Control
All Purpose Train Control. Designed for unattended train operation in public displays. Viewer can start the train with push of a button or train will start automatically at timed intervals. Once running, train can do automated station stops at random intervals via track-mounted reed switch and locomotive-mounted magnet. Running session will end with a stop at the station upon time out. Programmable user parameters allow for many different modes of operation, including manual control. $129. G-Scale Graphics, gscalegraphics.net
G-Scale Graphics No Frill Track Throttle
No Frill Track Throttle. Manual throttle with more power (up to 10 amps). Powered from an optional plug-in AC power adapter or external DC power supply to control track-powered trains. $49 (throttle only), $79 (with power adapter). G-Scale Graphics, gscalegraphics.net
Bachmann Trains N scale New York Central 4-6-4 Hudson steam locomotive
Track
N scale nickel silver E-Z Track over-under figure 8 track pack. Set includes 19 pieces of 11.25” radius curved track, one 11.25” radius curved terminal rerailer, two pieces of 10” straight track, 16-piece graduated pier set (1-7/8” vertical clearance under the tallest pier), and power wire. $99. October 2020. Bachmann Trains, 215-533-1600, bachmanntrains.com
DCCconcepts weathering pigments
Weathering supplies
Weathering pigments. Four-packs: Layout/general (Moss Verdigris Mold, Pale Gray, Sandstone, and Terra Cotta), Infrastructure (Black, Mid Gray, Red Rust, and Yellow Clay), Locomotives and freight cars (Black, Brake Dust, Rich Old Dust, and Yellow Gray), Shades of Gray (Pure White, Pale Gray, Mid Gray, and Black), and Track and environment (Black, Brake Dust, Brown Rust, and Rich Old Dust). Ultra-finely ground concentrated pigments. Can be applied dry, over a diluted clear coat, or wet. Four-packs, $11.19 each. Price may vary based on exchange rate. DCCconcepts, +44 (0)1729 821 080, dccconcepts.com
DCCconcepts baseboard alignment dowels
DCCconcepts baseboard alignment dowels
Miscellaneous
Baseboard alignment dowels. Installation kit (two pairs of hard alloy baseboard alignment dowels, pilot drill bit, and 13mm and 19mm spade bits), $15.66. Four pairs of hard alloy baseboard dowels, $15.66. Prices may vary based on exchange rate. DCCconcepts, +44 (0)1729 821 080, dccconcepts.com
Railway Prototype Cyclopedia front and back book covers
Railway Prototype Cyclopedia, Vol. 35. “Genesis of the A.A.R. standard 40-foot boxcar” by Pat Wider
Books
Railway Prototype Cyclopedia, Vol. 35. “Genesis of the A.A.R. standard 40-foot boxcar” by Pat Wider. Includes five tables, 15 historical railroad industry sidebars, 33 industry trade ads, 72 diagrams, and 428 black-and-white photographs. Softcover, 385 pages. Silverlake Images LLC and Ron’s Books, 914-967-7541, ronsbooks.com

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