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  MICRO-TRAINS - N SCALE NEW RELEASES

Northern Pacific
Road Number 1447

This 70’ heavyweight mail baggage car is two-tone green with white lettering and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. In the early 1950s, Northern Pacific’s North Coast Limited was painted in the classic two-tone green paint scheme developed by Raymond Loewy. These cars continued to serve NP through the mid-1960s.

#148 00 320...$34.90


Southern
Road Number 277

This 70’ heavyweight mail baggage car is pullman green with gold lettering and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. Built in the 1920s, it served on passenger trains for Southern Railway through the early 1960s before being retired and scrapped.

#148 00 330...$29.95


British Columbia Rail
Road Number BCOL 4049

This 40’ standard box car with single door, full ladders and no roofwalk is green with white lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Built in 1947, this British Columbia Railway car was serviced and repainted several times. The last paint scheme it received was in the 1970s and featured this all-green scheme with the dogwood herald, and it retained its friction bearing trucks.

#073 00 510...$24.80



Union Pacific®
Road Number UP 81676/81700

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

These 3-bay high-side covered hoppers are grey with black lettering and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built by Pullman Standard and rebuilt in the early 1990s, this car featured self-cleaning and gravity unloading. Belonging to series 80950-81950, these cars were 4,427 cubic feet in capacity.

#096 00 191...$29.80
#096 00 192...$29.80


Thomas Kinkade Painter of Light™ Series
Twilight Cottage

SERIES CAR #4

This 60’ Excess Height Box Car is black with modified side detail featuring Thomas Kinkade’s Twilight Cottage painting from 1997. Each car in this 12-month series will feature an amazing painting by Thomas Kinkade in vibrant color!

#102 00 804...$31.95


Mrs. Tucker’s Shortening
Road Number NADX 2649

FARM-TO-TABLE SERIES CAR #6

This 36’ wood sheathed ice reefer with truss rods is brown with yellow sides and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Built in the 1920s, this car was owned by North American Dispatch and was decorated to advertise “Mrs. Tucker’s Shortening.” North American Dispatch was founded in the early 1900s and was headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, primarily leasing tank cars and refrigerator cars.

#058 00 470...$27.95


Baltimore & Ohio®
Road Number KTTX 907185

This 89’ tri-level open autorack is grey with white lettering and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. It was built in 1967 and painted in Baltimore & Ohio colors and displayed the “Capitol Dome” herald on a rack-mounted placard. The flat car was owned by Trailer Train and the rack owned by B&O, this dual ownership arrangement for auto-racks is still commonplace today.

#112 00 090...$34.95


Baltimore & Ohio®
Road Number B&O IB-12

WITH ICE BREAKERS!
*3D printed Ice Breakers come painted but require trimming from 3D supports.
*This item is not on Standing Order

This 33’ twin bay hopper with offset sides is yellow with black lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Built as an N-41 hopper in the early 1950s, it was converted into an icebreaker/clearance device car in the mid-1960s. This helped prevent impact damage to automobiles being transported in open autoracks. It featured large vertical frames to clear icicles from the inside of tunnels and low bridges.

#055 00 550...$31.95



CSX®
Road Number CSXT 291824/291840

These 43’ rapid discharge hoppers are grey with yellow lettering and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built by the Ortner Freight Car Company (now Trinity Industries) in the late 1990s, these CSX Rapid Discharge hoppers have a 286,000-pound capacity. The Rapid Discharge design self-clears the load within 30 seconds and is often used to carry heavy aggregate, iron ore, and limestone in unit trains.

#125 00 101...$28.50
#125 00 102...$28.50



Pulpwood Load 2-pack

NOW AVAILABLE!
*Loads fit 65’ 100-Ton Log Car (not included)
*This item is not on Standing Order

#499 45 905…$14.95





GATX 3-pack
Road Numbers 723552, 723576, 723592

56’ General Service Tank Car

NOW AVAILABLE!
*Pre-orders were taken for this in January 2019

#993 00 154…$99.95



737 Fuselage Pack
Road Numbers 723552, 723576, 723592

Pack Includes:
(1) Painted Fuselage
(1) Decal Sheet
(1) Ice Breaker
(2) Supports

NOW AVAILABLE!
*Decals were produced by Cartograf and were included in TTX Fuselage packs #1, #2 and #3

737 Fuselage Pack...#499 45 906...$29.95
Decal Sheet only...#499 45 904.....$5.95


MICRO-TRAINS - Z SCALE NEW RELEASES

Mrs. Tucker’s Shortening
Road Number NADX 2649

FARM-TO-TABLE SERIES CAR #6

This 40’ wood reefer is brown with yellow sides and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Built in the 1920s, this car was owned by North American Dispatch and was decorated to advertise “Mrs. Tucker’s Shortening.” North American Dispatch was founded in the early 1900s and was headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and leased tank cars and refrigerator cars.

#518 00 760...$27.95



Norfolk & Western
Road Numbers NW 44505/44568

These 40’ standard box cars with single door are black with white lettering and run on Bettendorf trucks. Built in 1952 and last serviced in 1972, they received the all-black N&W “new image” paint scheme along with an ACI and stencil box. Continuing to run on friction bearing trucks, they had a capacity of 3903 cubic feet.

#500 00 066...$25.70
#500 00 067...$25.70



Cotton Belt®
Road Numbers SSW 77196/77199

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

These 2-bay covered hoppers are grey with black lettering and run on Roller Bearing Trucks. Built in 1957 as part of series 77100-77199, their 2003 cubit foot capacity has a load limit of 169,000 pounds.

#531 00 291...$26.95
#531 00 292...$26.95


MID-MONTH RELEASES

Ringling Bros.® Clown Billboard Series


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

Series Car #5
#139 00 261...$29.95

Series Car #6
#139 00 262...$29.95





DODX Olive Drab 3-pack w/ NEW Humvees

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH!
*Humvees come unpainted and unassembled.
*Rendering shown for representation only
*Pre-orders were taken for this in February 2019

#993 01 810...$124.95




Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Road Numbers 6821/7888

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH!
*Pre-orders were taken for these in June 2017
*Rendering shown for representation only.

These EMD SD40-2 locomotives are black with orange band and run on 6-wheel trucks. Built in the 1970s for Burlington Northern, this SD40-2 was eventually re-painted into the BNSF paint scheme after the merger with Santa Fe. The EMD SD40-2 is a 3,000 horsepower, turbocharged locomotive with electronic control systems built from 1972 to 1989 with nearly 4,000 units produced.

#970 01 291...$225.95
#970 01 292...$225.95


NEW PRE-ORDERS

New York Central 4-pack
Road Numbers 174942, 174858, 174937, 174956
40’ Standard Box Car, Single Door

Accepting Pre-Orders thru July 31st
COMING DECEMBER 2019
*Rendering shown for representation only.

#993 00 160…$109.95


New York Central
Road Number 20133
36’ Riveted Steel Caboose, Offset Cupola

Accepting Pre-Orders thru July 31st
COMING DECEMBER 2019
*Rendering shown for representation only.

#100 00 440…$35.90


Swift Reefer 16-Packs

Accepting Pre-Orders thru August 31st

Swift and Company, founded in 1855, has always been known for their distinctive fleet of red ice refrigerator cars seen traversing North America since the early 1950’s. Many of the wood sheathed reefers in their fleet were built during the late 1920’s and over time underwent several paint schemes and mechanical modifications that lasted well into the mid-1960’s. Micro-Trains’ latest multi-car release represents the 6100-6599 series of 36’ Reefers with the vertical brake staff. These 16-car packs will be available ‘Weathered’ and ‘Unweathered’, each with unique road numbers that make creating a realistic fleet of Swift reefers possible. Contact your dealer to reserve yours today!

COMING DECEMBER 2019

Swift ‘Clean’ 16-car Set
#993 01 920...$349.95

COMING JANUARY 2020

Swift ‘Weathered’ 16-car Set
#993 01 925...$399.95

*Rendering shown for representation only.





Gingerbread Sugar Belt Christmas Set

Accepting Pre-Orders thru July 31st
COMING DECEMBER 2019
*Rendering shown for representation only.

#993 21 330...$229.95


Northern Pacific 4-pack
83’ Lightweight Smoothside Coach Car (3)
83’ Modernized Heavyweight Business Car (1)
Coach Road Numbers: 505, 508, 514. Business Car Name: Gallatin River

COMING DECEMBER 2019
*Rendering shown for representation only.

#994 01 250…$124.95