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Burlington Northern Santa Fe
RD#: 203017/203024

New ASF Ride Control Trucks

These 70’ husky stack well cars are red wtih white lettering and run on ASF Ride Control trucks. Built in 1992, this 203000-203099 series well car accepted containers up to 48’ in length in its bottom well position. The Husky-Stack® well car was first introduced in 1990 at the International Intermodal Expo in Atlanta, GA.

#135 00 021...$28.90
#135 00 022...$28.90

Union Pacific®

RD#: UP 20619/20627

These 50’ airslide hoppers are aluminum with red lettering and run on 100-Ton Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in 1976 as part of series 20590-20639, these cars were specifically designed for use with fine-grained commodities, like powdered sugar, that could settle en-route making unloading difficult.

#098 00 051...$29.95
#098 00 052...$29.95

**UP® is a registered trademark of the Union Pacific Railroad.

Friendship Train Series Car #2: New York Central

RD#: NYC 161500

This 40’ standard box car with single door has red and yellow decorated sides and runs on Bettendorf trucks. The 1947 Friendship Train collected food donated by Americans in cities all across the U.S. to be shipped to the people of France and Italy who desperately needed help following the end of World War II. Ultimately, over 250 railcars of food and clothing were donated.

#020 00 007...$26.95

NASA Series Car #7

RD#: NLAX 178

This 50’ steel side, 14 panel, fixed end gondola wtih low cover is synthetic red with white lettering and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in 1966 by Ortner, this ex. Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific gondola was purchased by NASA in late 1984, and featured a removable cover. Used primarily for right-of-way maintenance, this gondola was retired in 2011 at the end of the Space Shuttle Program.

#106 00 130...$28.95

Union Pacific®

RD#: 1373

This 70’ heavyweight horse car is yellow with grey roof and red lettering and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. Built in 1927, these cars were very popular in the 1930s for transporting horses to and from horse races. Union Pacific horse cars held up to twenty-four horses in separate stalls with feed and water troughs. This horse car ended its service as an express baggage car in the late 1960s.

#149 00 060...$32.50

**UP® is a registered trademark of the Union Pacific Railroad.

New Haven with New Ballon Roof

RD#: 5575

This 70’ heavyweight baggage car is green with white lettering and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. Built in 1927, as part of series 5570-5589, this all-steel mail baggage car had floor sockets for 54 mail storage stanchions and a baggage capacity of 60,000 pounds. The New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad operated throughout New England until 1968 when it was merged with the Penn Central

#147 00 100...$29.95

Pennsylvania Railroad

RD#: 48334

This 50’ wagon top box car with double doors is iron sesqui-oxide with white herald and lettering and runs on Coil Elliptic trucks. Built in 1937, as part of series 48300-49299, the Pennsylvania Railroad’s “Round Roof” series of cars were used mainly for hauling automobiles and were designed with a new 10’ internal height clearance. To clear the low tunnel and stone bridge arches common in the east, the roofs were curved at the sides.

#079 00 010...$21.75

Norfolk Southern

RD#: NS 294298

This 2-bay covered hopper is light grey with black lettering and runs on Barber Roller Bearing Trucks. This car was one of 100 in Built in 1998 as part of series 294220 – 294319 by Thrall Car Manufacturing Company. These cars were intended for cement service on the Northeastern District.

#092 00 240...$27.40


RD#: 281197

This 48’ rib side container is aluminum with yellow logo. EMP (Equipment Management Program) is a domestic container service offered jointly by Union Pacific and Norfolk Southern. EMP is one of the largest container networks in the United State serving most major cities. CP, CN, KCS, and Iowa Interstate are all agent railroads participating in the EMP program.

#468 00 030...$16.95

Conrail 4-pack

RD#: 493033, 493071, 493182, 493197

3-Bay Ortner Hopper

#993 00 126…$109.95

**Pre-orders were taken for this in October 2016


Canadian Pacific

RD#: 1434/1914


These F7 A & B units are painted tuscan red with a grey band and nose. Built in the early 1950s, these EMD locomotives were used on Canadian Pacific passenger trains. Founded in 1881 and headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canadian Pacific owns approximately 14,000 miles of track all across Canada and into the United States.

A Unit #980 01 120...$139.95
B Unit #980 02 120...$114.95

Chicago Burlington & Quincy

RD#: 39244/39282

These 40’ standard box cars with single door and no roofwalk are red with white lettering and run on Bettendorf trucks. Built in 1953, these cars were part of 550 XM-32 boxcars overhauled by the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad in 1968 at its Havelock shops. The CB&Q had extensive trackage throughout the Midwestern United States before merging other railroads to form Burlington Northern in 1970.

#503 00 151...$25.95
#503 00 152...$25.95

Western Pacific®

RD#: 75894/76031

These 40’ despatch stock cars are brown with white lettering and run on Bettendorf trucks. Beginning in 1927, Western Pacific began to convert approximately four hundred 1916 era 40’ boxcars into single-deck stock cars. Many cars from this rebuild program continued to serve in a MOW capacity even into the 1970s.

#520 00 221...$22.90
#520 00 222...$22.90

Circus Series Car #2: Great Northern

RD#: GN 3486

This 40’ standard box car with double doors is brown with large white lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. In an effort to develop a new paint scheme, Great Northern decorated a number of box cars in different experimental paint schemes in 1956 and sent them across the GN network for feedback. Due to the bright and gaudy colors, this group of cars were dubbed the “Circus Cars”.

#501 00 230...$25.95


Conrail 4-pack w/ Railroad Tie Loads

RD#: 510545, 510592, 510614, 510780

50’ Gondola w/load

#994 00 101 (4-pk)…$99.95

**Pre-orders were taken for this in October 2016


Burlington Northern 4-pack

RD#: 1371, 555, 1230, 668

Sleeper, Dome, Coach, Baggage

#994 01 170 (4-pk)…$119.95

** Pre-Orders were taken for this in November 2016

Napa Valley Wine Train 4-pack and Single Loco

4-pack includes: Parlor Cars (Le Petit Gourmet, Merlot, Zinfandel) and Observation Car (Chardonnay)

Single Loco....#987 01 692...$119.95
Heavyweight 4-pack....#993 01 500...$119.95

**Pre-orders were taken for these items in October 2016

48’ Undec Container

**All undecorated bodystyles come unassembled.

#468 00 007...$8.75

53’ Undec Containers

#469 00 003...$8.75

#469 00 004...$8.75

#469 00 007...$8.75

*All undecorated bodystyles come unassembled.

Undecs Now Available

50’ Standard Box Car, Double Plug Doors, w/o Roofwalk
#075 00 000...$12.60

50’ Standard Box Car, Single Door, w/o Roofwalk
#077 00 000...$13.90

*All undecorated bodystyles come unassembled.


CSX® ‘Operation Lifesaver’ Caboose 2-pack

Accepting Pre-Orders through March 31st - Coming August 2017

#130 00 210…$74.95

**Renderings shown for representation only

Santa Fe Heavyweight 5-pack

Accepting Pre-Orders through March 31st - Coming September 2017

#993 01 590...$124.95

**Renderings shown for representation only

Great Northern 4-pack

Accepting Pre-Orders through March 31st - Coming September 2017
RD#: 75520, 75555, 75600, 75645

40’ Drop Bottom Gondola w/load

#993 00 131…$99.95