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  MICRO-TRAINS - N SCALE NEW RELEASES

Pennsylvania Railroad
Road Number 7942

This 70’ heavyweight baggage car is tuscan red with keystone logo and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. Built in the 1900s for Reading Railroad, this baggage car was later obtained by Pennsylvania Railroad. PRR was one of the largest Class 1 railroads until the 1968 merger with NYC to form Penn Central.

#147 00 360...$32.90



Union Pacific®
Road Numbers SP 496474/496441

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

These 3-bay covered hoppers, with elongated hatches are grey with black lettering and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in 1980 by American Car & Foundry for Southern Pacific, these 4650 cubic-foot three-bay covered hoppers soon found its way to Union Pacific’s roster to be re-painted after the 1998 merger. They retained their SP reporting mark.

#094 00 601...$30.90
#094 00 602...$30.90


New York Central
Road Number NYC 7957

This 70’ heavyweight baggage car is pullman green with gold lettering and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. Built in 1914, this baggage car continued to serve until the early 1960s before being retired. Established in 1853, New York Central operated nearly 27,000 miles of track throughout the Great Lakes region at the height of its operations.

#147 00 110...$29.95


Cosden Petroleum Co.
Road Number CPCX 29527

This 39’ single dome tank car is black with white and blue lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. This 8,000-gallon tank car was built in the mid-1930s and later specially decorated by Cosden Petroleum in a patriotic “Remember Pearl Harbor” red, white and blue paint scheme. Cosden was founded in the early 1910s by Joshua Cosden, and was acquired by Belgian-based FINA Petroleum in 1963.

#065 00 990...$29.90


Thomas Kinkade Painter of Light™ Series
Name: Christmas Lodge

SERIES CAR #9

This 60’ Excess Height Box Car is black with modified side detail featuring Thomas Kinkade’s Christmas Lodge painting from 2011. Each car in this 12-month series will feature an amazing painting by Thomas Kinkade in vibrant color!

#102 00 809...$31.95


Horvitz Brothers Wholesale
Road Number NWX 14404

FARM-TO-TABLE SERIES CAR #11

This 40’ double-sheathed wood reefer with vertical brake wheel is brown with yellow sides and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Built in the late 1920s, this car was decorated in 1934 for the Horvitz Brothers Wholesale Fruit and Produce Company of Chicago, and owned by North Western Refrigerator Line. Horvitz Brothers was a large distributor of onions and potatoes in the 1930s.

#049 00 870...$27.95


Chicago & North Western®
Road Number CNW 150099

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

This 50’ standard box car, 8’ plug door without roofwalk with short ladders is brown with white lettering and runs on Roller Bearing trucks. Belonging to series 150000-150099, this car was built in 1966 by Pullman-Standard and featured a cushioned underframe, a nailable steel floor, and plug doors. Serviced and painted in 1980, they continued in service through the early 1990s.

#181 00 100...$24.90


CSX®
Road Number CSXT 255206

This 3-bay covered hopper, with elongated hatches is tan with black lettering and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. This ex-Chesapeake & Ohio hopper was one of the last of its class built by American Car & Foundry in the 1970s and is 4600 cubic-feet in capacity. Shopped and painted in 2009 by CSX, it continues in general service.

#094 00 610...$29.80


Maine Central
Road Number MEC 8745

NEW 40’ CORED-THRU ROOFWALK

This 40’ standard box car with single door is orange with green lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Built in the late 1940s this car was serviced and repainted for Maine Central in May of 1963. Maine Central was the largest Class 1 railroad in New England by the late 1880s, and continued to serve the region as an independent road until 1981, when it was rolled into Pan Am Railways.

#020 00 117...$24.75




APC Container
Road Numbers 481713/482013

These items are not on standing order

These 48’ rib side containers are aluminum with red vertical band and large Red Eagle logo on both sides. At 48’ in length, these containers are commonly seen filling the space in the bottom position of intermodal well-cars, with equal-length or longer containers above them. Now branded American President Lines, APL operates container ships, and intermodal rail and truck services around the world.

#468 00 011...$16.95
#468 00 012...$16.95




Special Offering / Regional Railroads: Genesee & Wyoming
Road Numbers 100007/100037

LIMITED QUANTITIES!
NOW AVAILABLE!
These items are not on Standing Order

Built in 1947, this 40’ box car was placarded to be used for salt loading only, and to be returned to Watkins Glen, NY when empty. Genesee & Wyoming was founded more than 100 years ago as a short line in western New York. Today, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. is one of the largest providers of rail-freight transportation, owning more than 120 regional railroads across the world.

#073 00 201...$28.90
#073 00 202...$28.90



Special Offering / Regional Railroads: Genesee & Wyoming
Road Numbers 300007

LIMITED QUANTITIES!
NOW AVAILABLE!
These items are not on Standing Order

This 50’ box car was built in September 1975 by Berwick Forge & Fabricating. Genesee & Wyoming was founded more than 100 years ago as a short line in western New York. Today, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. is one of the largest providers of rail-freight transportation, owning more than 120 regional railroads across the world.

#025 00 176...$26.90


MICRO-TRAINS - Z SCALE NEW RELEASES

Horvitz Brothers Wholesale
Road Number NWX 14404

FARM-TO-TABLE SERIES CAR #11

This 40’ wood reefer is brown with yellow sides and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Built in the late 1920s, this car was decorated in 1934 for the Horvitz Brothers Wholesale Fruit and Produce Company of Chicago, and owned by North Western Refrigerator Line. Horvitz Brothers was a large distributor of onions and potatoes in the 1930s.

#518 00 810...$27.95



Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Road Numbers BNSF 405654/405619

These 2-bay covered hoppers are grey with black letteirng and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built for SLSF in 1966 by Pullman-Standard, these hoppers were merged into Burlington Northern, and later BNSF. They were painted into the newest BNSF “swoosh” logo in the late 2000s. BNSF was formed in 1995 following the merger of Burlington Northern and Santa Fe.

#531 00 301...$27.90
#531 00 302...$27.90



Burlington Northern
Road Numbers BN 440181/440193

These 2-bay covered hoppers are green with white lettering and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in April 1971 by Pullman-Standard, these hoppers were serviced by BN in 1981 and continued in service through the 1990s before being merged into BNSF’s fleet.

#531 00 311...$27.90
#531 00 312...$27.90


MID-MONTH RELEASES

New York Central Pacemaker Runner Pack
Road Numbers 174941, 174858, 174937, 174956

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH!
Pre-orders were taken for this in July 2019

Painted vermillion over grey, the “Pacemaker Freight Service” was a less-than-carload express service that ran from 1946 through the mid-1950s, and was conceived to help the railroad “keep pace” with competition from the expanding trucking industry. Painted vermillion over grey, these cars did not have dimensional data, as they were not intended to ever wander from NYC trackage.

#993 00 160…$109.95


New York Central Caboose
Road Number 20133

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH!
Pre-orders were taken for this in July 2019

Painted vermillion over grey, the “Pacemaker Freight Service” was a less-than-carload express service that ran from 1946 through the mid-1950s, and was conceived to help the railroad “keep pace” with competition from the expanding trucking industry. Painted vermillion over grey, this caboose was intended to accompany Pacemaker boxcars.

#100 00 440…$35.90


Swift Reefer ‘Clean’ 16-pack

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH!
Pre-orders were taken for this in July 2019

Built in the late 1920s, these wood reefers were part of an extensive fleet that served various meat packing facilities across the country. These cars were rebuilt, repainted and renumbered in the early 1950s and continued to serve through the late 1960s.

#993 01 920...$349.95


Northern Pacific 4-Pack
Road Numbers 505, 508, 514. Business Car Name: Gallatin River

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH!
Pre-orders were taken for this in July 2019

83’ Lightweight Smoothside Coach Car (3)
83’ Modernized Heavyweight Business Car (1)

#994 01 250…$124.95


NEW PRE-ORDERS





SOLAR SYSTEM SERIES

Accepting Pre-Orders through December 31st
YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS MAY 2020
Pre-production models shown. Some changes may be made before production.

Micro-Trains is excited to announce our newest series: the Solar System Series! This N scale series will feature nine remarkable 60’ boxcars featuring stunning and iconic imagery of our eight planets and sun. Included on the side of the car is a profile of each planet’s main physical characteristics along with interesting facts and a diagram showing the order and relative size of each. Each Solar System Series car will be available with or without interior LED lighting, a feature that allows you to illuminate the planet’s image by use of a telescope-shaped magnetic wand.*

* Magnetic wand included with the first car in series. it will also be available for purchase separately.

With interior light $36.95 ea.
Without interior light $27.95 ea.




DECK DETAIL!

NASA Weathered 3-pack

COMING MAY 2020
Accepting Pre-Orders through December 31st
WITH TWO PIPE LOADS
Rendering shown for representation only.
Pipe loads will come painted and unassembled

#993 02 020...$109.95


ACFX 4-Pack without reflectors
Road Numbers 27324, 27333, 27340, 27352

Accepting Pre-Orders through December 31st
COMING MAY 2020

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3-Bay Covered Hopper

#993 00 165…$114.95


ACFX 4-pack with reflectors
Road Numbers27293, 27300, 27373, 27382

Accepting Pre-Orders through December 31st
COMING MAY 2020

Rendering shown for representation only.

3-Bay Covered Hopper

#993 00 166…$114.95


MRL Weathered Tie Loader 3-pack
Road Numbers 100503, 40004, 40005



Accepting Pre-Orders through December 31st
COMING APRIL 2020
Rendering shown for representation only.
*Tie Loader is made of resin parts, 3D printed parts and etched metal for the claw. Parts come unassembled and unpainted. Window decals for the tie loader are included (not shown).

#993 02 030…$99.95