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  MICRO-TRAINS - N SCALE NEW RELEASES

New Grape-to-Glass Series!

Gibson Wine Company
Road Number GATX 66719

SERIES CAR #1
Pre-orders were taken for this in September 2019

This 39’ single dome tank car is aluminum with multi-colored logo and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Built in the early 1920s by American Car & Foundry, it was owned by General American Tank Car Company and later leased to Gibson Wine Company. Gibson was incorporated in 1939 in Sanger, California, and continues to operate to this day.

#065 00 016...$29.95


NEW N SCALE SINGLE-WINDOW COACH -135th BODY STYLE!

New York Central
Road Number 2347

This 78’ heavyweight single-window coach is Pullman green with gold lettering and runs on 4-wheel passenger car trucks. Built in the 1920s, this single-window coach car continued to serve until the 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.

#160 00 110...$29.95


NEW N SCALE SINGLE-WINDOW COACH -135th BODY STYLE!

Pennsylvania
Road Number 1301

This 78’ heavyweight single-window coach is tuscan red with buff lettering and runs on 6-wheel passenger car trucks. Built for Norfolk & Western in the 1920s, this car was later purchased by Pennsylvania Railroad to help meet growing passenger travel demand. Renumbered 1301 by PRR, it continued in service well into the 1960s before being retired.

#160 00 360...$32.90


Thomas Kinkade Painter of Light™ Series
Road Number 5282

KINKADE SERIES CABOOSE
Pre-orders were taken for this in September 2019

This 36’ riveted steel caboose with offset cupola is gold with black band and white lettering and runs on Bettendorf Swing Motion trucks.

#100 00 450...$35.90


Norfolk Southern
Road Number 803332

This 89’ tri-level closed autorack is yellow with aluminum roof and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Owned by TTX, and lettered for Norfolk Southern service, this 89’ enclosed autorack design became the universal standard for most railroads. Commonly used to this day, the design prevented vandalism and pilferage and helped to protect vehicles from the elements.

#111 00 360...$54.90



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

Union Pacific®
Road Numbers 519086/519120

These 40’ standard box cars with double doors are aluminum with yellow sides and with UP herald and map and run on Bettendorf trucks. Built by Pullman-Standard in March 1947, this A-50-19 double-door 40’ boxcar was owned by Union Pacific and placed in Pool Service for Marion, Ohio appliance manufacturers, serviced by Erie Lackawanna.

#023 00 361...$29.95
#023 00 362...$29.95


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
Road Numbers ATSF 169627

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

This 50’ composite gondola with drop ends and fishbelly sides is freight car red with white lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Built by Pullman-Standard in 1943, this 70-ton capacity composite gondola was rebuilt in 1973. Used primarily for scrap metal loading, these cars were used through the early 1980s before being retired or placed in MOW service.

#062 00 080...$26.90


Sherwood Refining Company
Road Numbers SHPX 4553

This 3-dome tank car is aluminum with black lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. This three-dome tank car was built by AC&F in 1936 for Shippers Car Line, and lettered for use by Sherwood Refining Company. Sherwood Refining Company’s main plant was located in Warren, Pennsylvania.

#066 00 100...$29.95


Southern
Road Numbers SOU 520164

WITH CRATE LOAD

This 50’ standard box car with 10’ single door, no roofwalk and short ladders is brown with white letteirng and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Built by Pullman-Standard in 1956, this 50’ boxcar was originally owned by Central of Georgia Railway. Later merged into Southern Railway, this car was rebuilt by the Hayne shops in 1973 and placed in general service.

#180 00 110...$27.95



Nacionales de Mexico
Road Numbers 54272 / 54298

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

Built in August 1977, this DOT 111A100-class tank car was used exclusively for vegetable oil unit train service by the National Railroad of Mexico. With a 20,905-gallon capacity, it belonged to series 54200-54312.

#110 00 471...$33.90
#110 00 472...$33.90


Nacionales de Mexico
Road Numbers 80011

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

This drop-bottom gondola was built in May 1935 for the National Railroad of Mexico. Serviced in June 1975, it was used for shipping mining commodities and loose bulk aggregate.

#083 00 130...$26.90


Procor 3-pack
Road Numbers PROX 40463, 40469, 40470

NOW AVAILABLE!
Pre-orders were taken for this in September 2019
Renderings shown for representation only.

With a 263,000-pound capacity and holding over 30,000 gallons, this Procor-owned tank car is often used to carry fuel oil.  A Canadian Company, Procor was founded in 1952 and is currently the largest private rail car lessor in Canada, owning more than 21,000 freight cars.

#993 00 162…$104.95


MICRO-TRAINS - Z SCALE NEW RELEASES

Chesapeake & Ohio®
Road Numbers C&O 21290

CAMEO SERIES CAR #1

This 50’ standard box car with single door is black with yellow lettering and runs on Roller Bearing trucks. Designed for C&O’s Less-than-Carload service, this car was one of six specially painted for viewing by company stockholders in 1957, using the newly adopted Futura lettering style and featuring a yellow sill stripe to increase nighttime visibility. Ultimately, the LCL program did not have the required demand to be successful, and these cars were later painted back into standard fleet colors.

#505 00 421...$34.95



Baltimore & Ohio®
Road Numbers B&O 294201/294212

These 40’ standard box cars with double doors are brown with white lettering and run on Bettendorf trucks. Built in 1947, this double-door boxcar advertised the B&O’s Sentinel Service, a Less-than-Carload service that allowed express, siding-to-siding shipments. With a 100,000-pound capacity, this car also featured Sparton SEL loaders with 17 belts to facilitate car servicing.

#501 00 291...$26.40
#501 00 292...$26.40



Union Pacific®
Road Numbers UP 519086/519120

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

These 40’ standard box cars with double doors are aluminum with yellow sides and black lettering and run on Bettendorf trucks. Built by Pullman-Standard in March 1947, this A-50-19 double-door 40’ boxcar was owned by Union Pacific and placed in Pool Service for Marion, Ohio appliance manufacturers, serviced by Erie Lackawanna.

#501 00 301...$29.95
#501 00 302...$29.95


MID-MONTH RELEASES

Canadian National Expo 2-pack
Road Numbers CNIS 417093/417225

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH!
Pre-orders were taken for this in September 2019
Renderings shown for representation only.

With a 263,000-pound capacity and holding over 30,000 gallons, this Procor-owned tank car is often used to carry fuel oil.  A Canadian Company, Procor was founded in 1952 and is currently the largest private rail car lessor in Canada, owning more than 21,000 freight cars.

#993 01 960...$69.95



OTDX 2-pack
Road Numbers OTDX 1115/1116

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH!
Pre-orders were taken for this in October 2019
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Modified in Elizabethport N.J. for use by O-T-D Corporation transporting polyethylene resins in large bladders, these 140,000-pound capacity composite gondolas carried a large placard on the side advertising the product and company name.

#993 01 970…$59.95



Amtrak® Weathered MOW 4-pack
Road Numbers 13263, 13274, 11508, 11524

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH!
Pre-orders were taken for this in November 2019
Includes aggregate and railroad tie loads.
Renderings shown for representation only.

Used to maintain Amtrak’s right of way, these cars are painted bright orange denoting Maintenance of Way service, and often carries ballasts used during track upgrades and maintenance or railroad ties replaced during track upgrades and maintenance.

#993 02 010...$114.95


Two Cracking Tower Weathered Flat Car 2-Packs

Union Pacific®/Southern Pacific® 2-Pack
#993 05 640...$59.95

Chesapeake & Ohio® 2-Pack
#993 05 650...$59.95

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH!
Cracking towers are resin and will come unpainted and unassembled. Supports will be resin cradles on laser-board platforms.
Renderings shown for representation only.

Cracking towers are at the core of the petrolium industry. Crude oil is heated in these vertical vessels and separated into multiple products, from heavy gas to LPG. They come in all shapes and sizes and are generally transported by rail because of their size. Our two flat car 2-packs feature two different 80’ cracking towers.


NEW PRE-ORDERS

Cascade Green DODX 3-pack with Military Vehicles

Accepting Pre-Orders through February 29th
COMING MAY 2020

Rendering shown for representation only.
All military vehicles come unassembled and unpainted.

Military Vehicles Include:
(3) Humvee® vehicles (plastic injection kits)
(2) M1 Abrams Tanks (plastic injection kits)
(2) Armored Personnel Carriers (resin kits)

#993 01 613...$134.95

©2020 AM General LLC. Humvee®, the Humvee® design and the Humvee® trade dress are trademarks of AM General LLC and are used under license. All Rights Reserved.

CWE Union Pacific® Log Car 5-pack

Accepting Pre-Orders through February 29th
COMING JULY 2020

Rendering shown for representation only.
All loads are resin

Includes 4 log loads and 1 steam donkey

#993 02 070...$119.95


Pennsylvania Railroad Runner Pack
Road Numbers 374256, 374779, 374801, 374876

Accepting Pre-Orders through February 29th
COMING JULY 2020

Rendering shown for representation only.
All loads are resin

50’ Gondola, Fishbelly Side, Drop Ends with Spool Loads

#993 00 168…$94.95


Possible Releases for June and July 2020

TARGET RELEASE JUNE/JULY 2020
Be sure to get your pre-order in so these great cars don’t get cancelled!
Attention: these cars are not on Standing Orders! Standing orders will not apply to Z Scale products after May 2020.


Chicago & Northwestern®
#510 00 471...Rd#162065...$24.90
#510 00 472...Rd#162414...$24.90

Norfolk & Western
#510 00 481...Rd#57571...$27.60
#510 00 482...Rd#57870...$27.60

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
#511 00 271...Rd#521583...$29.90
#511 00 272...Rd#521585...$29.90

New York Central
#511 00 281...Rd#48260...$25.80
#511 00 282...Rd#48264...$25.80

Denver & Rio Grande Western®
#511 00 291...Rd#50638...$29.90
#511 00 292...Rd#50641...$29.90