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  MICRO-TRAINS - N SCALE NEW RELEASES

Northern Pacific
Road Number 701

This 10-1-2 heavyweight sleeper car is two-tone green with white lettering and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. Built by the Pullman Car Company in the early 1920s for Northern Pacific as “Chief Arlee,” it was later re-painted in the classic two-tone green paint scheme developed by Raymond Loewy in the 1950s. Even though NP began to replace aging heavyweights with lightweight cars, this car continued to serve NP through the mid-1960s in a standby capacity.

#141 00 320...$34.90



Hammermill Paper Co.
Road Numbers HPAX 85014/85038

These 65’ 100-ton log cars are black with white lettering and run on 100-ton Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built by Greenville Steel Car Company in 1985, this pulpwood log car is owned and operated by Hammermill Paper Company. Used to transport rough cut logs to paper mills, it features 6 rows of fixed bunks and a 199,000 pound capacity.

#115 00 061...$24.80
#115 00 062...$24.80


Southern
Road Name George Poindexter

This 10-1-2 heavyweight sleeper car is pullman green with gold lettering and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. Re-built by Pullman in 1929 from an older 10 section, 2 drawing room sleeper, it served on passenger trains for Southern Railway through the early 1960s before being retired and scrapped.

#141 00 330...$29.95


Norfolk and Western
Road Number ETTX 800795

This 89’ tri-level closed autorack is black with white lettering, aluminum roof and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. This car was built in 1969 and rebuilt ten years later to include a new Whitehead & Kales rack. The enclosed autorack design became the universal standard for most railroads, and is commonly used to this day. The design prevented vandalism and pilferage and helped to protect vehicles from the elements.

#111 00 330...$51.90


Thomas Kinkade Painter of Light™ Series
Golden Gate Bridge

SERIES CAR #3

This 60’ Excess Height Box Car is black with modified side detail featuring Thomas Kinkade’s Golden Gate Bridge painting from 1995. Each car in this 12-month series will feature an amazing painting by Thomas Kinkade in vibrant color!

#102 00 803...$31.95


Wisconsin Canners Association
Road Number NWX 8712

FARM-TO-TABLE SERIES CAR #5

This 40’ double-sheathed wood reefer with vertical brake wheel is brown with grey sides and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Built in July 1928, this North Western Refrigerator Line owned reefer was assigned to the Wisconsin Canners Association carrying advertisements for Corn, Beets, Beans, Kraut, and “the Best Canned Peas from Wisconsin.”

#049 00 840...$27.95


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
Road Number SFRD 2103

This 51’ rivet side mechanical reefer is orange with black roof and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built by the West Wichita Shops in 1953, this car was among the first mechanical reefers to be used by Santa Fe. With a capacity of 3015 cubic feet, it featured the white “MTC” logo and advertising for the El’ Capitan streamliner.

#069 00 220...$29.90


Great Northern
Road Number X-222

This 36’ riveted steel caboose with offset cupola is blue with white lettering and runs on Bettendorf Swing Motion trucks. Built in 1953 at the St. Cloud Shops, this caboose belonged to a 28-car series. Re-painted into the “Big Sky Blue” scheme in the late 1960s, it continued to serve through the Burlington Northern merger in 1971 and was later relegated to MOW service.

#100 00 430...$31.95


Denver & Rio Grande Western®
Road Number D&RGW 67428

This 40’ hy-cube box car with single door is brown with white lettering and runs on Roller Bearing trucks. Built in 1967 by Pullman, this PS-1 boxcar belonged to a small series of four cars. Equipped with Evans DF loaders, it featured a 4,900 cubic foot capacity. It was exclusively used to transport new consumer appliances manufactured by the Whirlpool Company in Indiana.

#101 00 031...$31.90

DRGW® is a registered trademark of the Union Pacific Railroad.


COFC 53’ Containers
Road Numbers CFQU 618025 & CFQU 914514

NOW AVAILABLE!
*These items are not on Standing Orders

Road #CFQU 618025...#469 00 541...$17.95
Road #CFQU 914514...#469 00 542...$17.95


MICRO-TRAINS - Z SCALE NEW RELEASES

Wisconsin Canners Association
Road Number NWX 8712

FARM-TO-TABLE SERIES CAR #5

This 40’ wood reefer is brown with grey sides and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Built in July 1928, this North Western Refrigerator Line owned reefer was assigned to the Wisconsin Canners Association carrying advertisements for Corn, Beets, Beans, Kraut, and “the Best Canned Peas from Wisconsin.”

#518 00 750...$27.95


Rock Island®
Road Numbers RI 75010/75015

These 40’ despatch stock cars are brown with white lettering and run on Bettendorf trucks. Rock Island had over 3,000 stock cars in the early 1930s; the height of cattle transport by rail. As other shipping methods gained popularity in the 1940s and 50s, railroad stock cars were quickly sidelined. By the late 1960s, the stock car count on RI had dropped by 90%.

#520 00 251...$23.90
#520 00 252...$23.90

RI® is a registered trademark of the Union Pacific Railroad.

MID-MONTH RELEASES

Ringling Bros.® Clown Billboard Series


AVAILABLE MID-MONTH!
*Pre-orders were taken for these cars in February 2019

Series Car #3
#109 00 161...$29.95

Series Car #4
#109 00 162...$29.95




DODX Cascade Green 3-pack w/Humvees

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH!
*Pre-orders were taken for these cars in February 2019

#993 01 612...$124.95

*Humvees come unpainted and unassembled.


Northern Pacific 4-pack
Road Numbers 53030, 53125, 53255, 53264

40’ Drop Bottom Gondola w/pulpwood load

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH!
*Pre-orders were taken for these cars in February 2019

#993 00 155…$89.95


NEW PRE-ORDERS

Monster Mainline Halloween Set
3D/Resin Monsters featured: Mummy, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Werewolf, Dracula and Frankenstein’s Monster





Accepting Pre-Orders through June 30th
COMING SEPTEMBER 2019

#993 21 320...$239.95

*Renderings shown for representation only.

DODX COFC Flat Car 3-pack #1

Accepting Pre-Orders through June 30th
COMING OCTOBER 2019

Includes:

(6) 20’ Tall Containers
(4) 20’ Short Containers
(2) 20’ Generators



#993 01 900...$139.95

Loads and load pedestals will be resin and will come painted but not printed.
Decal sheet for loads will be made by Cartograf.
*Renderings shown for representation only.

DODX COFC Flat Car 3-pack #2

Accepting Pre-Orders through June 30th
COMING NOVEMBER 2019

Includes:

(4) 20’ Tall Conex Containers
(6) 20’ Potable Water Containers
(2) 20’ Tall Containers



#993 01 910...$139.95

Loads and load pedestals will be resin and will come painted but not printed.
Decal sheet for loads will be made by Cartograf.
*Renderings shown for representation only.

Canadian Pacific 4-pack
Road#123649, 123656, 123663, 123670


Accepting Pre-Orders through June 30th
COMING OCTOBER 2019

40’ Standard Box Car, Single Door, Short side ladders, tall end ladders

#993 00 158…$89.95

*Renderings shown for representation only.

Norfolk & Western 4-pack
Road #300207, 300211, 300222, 300230


Accepting Pre-Orders through June 30th
COMING NOVEMBER 2019

50’ Flat Car, with locomotive prime mover and generator load

#993 00 159…$99.95

*Renderings shown for representation only.