Month: November 2019

Scaletrains Rivet Counter HO Scale GE C39-8, CSX/ex-Conrail Patch – DCC Ready

Vendor: ScaleTrains
Type: GE Locomotive
Price: 169.99

    • Road numbers: 7483, 7484, 7486, and 7488

      • Era: 2001-2005
      • Ex-Conrail
      • #7483
        • “Patched” Conrail paint
        • Blanked front and rear marker lights
        • White cab roof
        • Adirondack trucks with rotating axle bearing caps and separately applied details including brake cylinders, air piping, and handbrake chain
      • #7486
        • “Patched” Conrail Quality paint
        • Operating front and rear red marker lights
        • Blue cab roof
        • GSC trucks with rotating axle bearing caps and separately applied details including brake cylinders, air piping, and handbrake chain
      • #7484
        • “YN2” repaint
        • Operating front and rear red marker lights
        • Blue cab roof
        • Retrofitted with antenna domes on stands on cab roof
        • Adirondack trucks with rotating axle bearing caps and separately applied details including brake cylinders, air piping, and handbrake chain
      • #7488.
        • “YN2” repaint
        • Operating front and rear red marker lights
        • White cab roof
        • Retrofitted with antenna domes on stands on cab roof
        • GSC trucks with rotating axle bearing caps and separately applied details including brake cylinders, air piping, and handbrake chain
      • Operating ditch lights on front pilot face – alternately flash when horn is blown, per prototype
      • Phase III carbody with brakewheel, and early radiator exhaust grills (6-panel)
      • Retrofitted “inverted-L” nose grab irons, and large vertical grab iron on right side long hood end
      • Small CR-style plow mounted on the front pilot
      • Large front anticlimber
      • Large and small Sinclair “Excalibur” cab roof antennas (Comm. and EOT)
      • Leslie RSL-3R horn mounted on offset pedestal on engine compartment
      • Etched metal see-through standard (2-vent) dynamic brake intake grilles with blower motors visible inside
      • “Bathtub” exhaust silencer
      • 24 individually applied etched metal see-through radiator intake and exhaust grilles on sides and top of radiator compartment

        Additional features:

        • Fully assembled
        • Up to six (6) road numbers, detailed per prototype and era
        • Directional LED headlights
        • Printed LED lighted number boards
        • Phase Ib, II, and III carbodies with correct panels and grilles per variant
          • Cab with rounded-corner doors, no embossed X-panels on the hood end or nose sides, stand-off radiator grills, and vertical grab iron strips on the long hood end
          • Cab with rounded-corner doors, embossed X-panels on the hood end and nose sides, stand-off radiator grills, and no vertical grab iron strips on the long hood end
          • Cab with square-corner doors, embossed X-panels on the hood end and nose sides, flush radiator grills with an additional small vertical screen, and no vertical grab iron strips on the long hood end
        • Standard (2-vent) or high-capacity (3-vent) dynamic brakes per prototype
        • Early (6-panel) or late (4-panel) radiator exhaust grilles
        • Ratchet or wheel handbrakes
        • Adirondack or GSC (or mix of both!) truck sideframes per prototype
        • GE “nub” tread plate on walkways Highly-detailed 4,400 gallon fuel tank with fuel fillers and gauges Air reservoirs with separate plumbing See-through stepwell steps See-through dynamic brake exhaust Accurately profiled frame with separately applied plumbing and cabling Detailed cab interior with separate floor, rear wall, seats, and control stand
        • Factory-applied wire grab irons, snowplow, spare knuckles, trainline hoses, 3-hose MU clusters, MU cables, uncoupling levers, windshield wipers, mirrors, air reservoirs, underframe bell, brake wheel, and more.
        • Semi-scale coupler buffer equipped with ScaleTrains.com durable metal semi-scale E Type knuckle couplers
        • All-wheel drive
        • All-wheel electrical pick-up
        • Dual flywheels
        • Motor with 5-pole skew wound armature
        • Printing and lettering legible under magnification
        • Operates on Code 70, 83, and 100 rail
        • Packaging safely stores model
        • Minimum Radius: 18”
        • Recommended Radius: 22”

        DCC & sound equipped locomotives also feature:

        • ESU-LokSound 4.0 decoder with “Full Throttle” features
        • Dual cube-type speakers
        • Accurate FDL-16 prime mover and auxiliary sounds, horn, bell, and more
        • Operates on both DC and DCC layouts
        • Operating class or marker lights, per prototype
        • Alternating ditch lights, per prototype
        • ESU-designed Power Pack for continuous operation on dirty track for up to 4 seconds

        DCC & sound ready locomotives also feature:

        • DCC ready with 21-pin connector
        • ESU-designed Power Pack for continuous operation on dirty track for up to 4 seconds
          • This feature only available when an ESU DCC decoder is installed

      Source: MaineModelworks

      Updated: November 13, 2019 — 10:12 pm

      Scaletrains Rivet Counter HO Scale GE C39-8, Pennsylvania Northeastern – DCC Ready

      Vendor: ScaleTrains
      Type: GE Locomotive
      Price: 169.99

      Road Numbers: 8211 and 8212

      • Era: 2011 to Present
      • #8211
        • ex-NS 8211, ex-CR 6017
        • NS Black Paint
        • Adirondack truck on the front, GSC truck on the rear; both with rotating axle bearing caps and separately applied details including brake cylinders, air piping, and handbrake chain
        • Nathan AirChime K5LR24 horn mounted on engine compartment
      • #8212
        • ex-NS 8212, ex-CR 6021
        • Conrail Blue Paint
        • GSC trucks with rotating axle bearing caps and separately applied details including brake cylinders, air piping, and handbrake chain
        • Leslie S-5T-R horn mounted on engine compartment
      • Last operating C39-8s in the United States
      • Operating front and rear ditch lights
      • Phase III carbody with brakewheel and late radiator exhaust grilles (4-panel) or large single panel radiator grills
      • Blanked marker lights
      • Small plow mounted on the front pilot
      • Large front anticlimber
      • Large and small Sinclair “Excalibur” cab roof antennas (Comm. and EOT)
      • “Bathtub” exhaust silencer
      • Etched metal see-through standard (2-vent) dynamic brake intake grilles with blower motors visible inside
      • 22 individually applied etched metal see-through radiator intake and exhaust grilles on sides and top of radiator compartment

      Additional features:

      • All-new model
      • Fully assembled
      • Up to six (6) road numbers, detailed per prototype and era
      • Directional LED headlights
      • Printed LED lighted number boards
      • Phase Ib, II, and III carbodies with correct panels and grilles per variant
        • Cab with rounded-corner doors, no embossed X-panels on the hood end or nose sides, stand-off radiator grills, and vertical grab iron strips on the long hood end
        • Cab with rounded-corner doors, embossed X-panels on the hood end and nose sides, stand-off radiator grills, and no vertical grab iron strips on the long hood end
        • Cab with square-corner doors, embossed X-panels on the hood end and nose sides, flush radiator grills with an additional small vertical screen, and no vertical grab iron strips on the long hood end
      • Standard (2-vent) or high-capacity (3-vent) dynamic brakes per prototype
      • Early (6-panel) or late (4-panel) radiator exhaust grilles
      • Ratchet or wheel handbrakes
      • Adirondack or GSC (or mix of both!) truck sideframes per prototype
      • GE “nub” tread plate on walkways
      • Highly-detailed 4,400 gallon fuel tank with fuel fillers and gauges
      • Air reservoirs with separate plumbing
      • See-through stepwell steps
      • See-through dynamic brake exhaust
      • Accurately profiled frame with separately applied plumbing and cabling
      • Detailed cab interior with separate floor, rear wall, seats, and control stand
      • Factory-applied wire grab irons, snowplow, spare knuckles, trainline hoses, 3-hose MU clusters, MU cables, uncoupling levers, windshield wipers, mirrors, air reservoirs, underframe bell, brake wheel, and more.
      • Semi-scale coupler buffer equipped with ScaleTrains.com durable metal semi-scale E Type knuckle couplers
      • All-wheel drive
      • All-wheel electrical pick-up
      • Dual flywheels
      • Motor with 5-pole skew wound armature
      • Printing and lettering legible under magnification
      • Operates on Code 70, 83, and 100 rail
      • Packaging safely stores model
      • Minimum Radius: 18”
      • Recommended Radius: 22”

      DCC & sound equipped locomotives also feature:

      • ESU-LokSound 4.0 decoder with “Full Throttle” features
      • Dual cube-type speakers
      • Accurate FDL-16 prime mover and auxiliary sounds, horn, bell, and more
      • Operates on both DC and DCC layouts
      • Operating class or marker lights, per prototype
      • Alternating ditch lights, per prototype
      • ESU-designed Power Pack for continuous operation on dirty track for up to 4 seconds

      DCC & sound ready locomotives also feature:

      • DCC ready with 21-pin connector
      • ESU-designed Power Pack for continuous operation on dirty track for up to 4 seconds
        • This feature only available when an ESU DCC decoder is installed

        Source: MaineModelworks

        Updated: November 13, 2019 — 10:05 pm

        Scaletrains Rivet Counter HO Scale GE C39-8, Pennsylvania Northeastern ESU Loksound DCC/Sound

        Vendor: ScaleTrains
        Type: GE Locomotive
        Price: 259.99

        Road Numbers: 8211 and 8212

        • Era: 2011 to Present
        • #8211
          • ex-NS 8211, ex-CR 6017
          • NS Black Paint
          • Adirondack truck on the front, GSC truck on the rear; both with rotating axle bearing caps and separately applied details including brake cylinders, air piping, and handbrake chain
          • Nathan AirChime K5LR24 horn mounted on engine compartment
        • #8212
          • ex-NS 8212, ex-CR 6021
          • Conrail Blue Paint
          • GSC trucks with rotating axle bearing caps and separately applied details including brake cylinders, air piping, and handbrake chain
          • Leslie S-5T-R horn mounted on engine compartment
        • Last operating C39-8s in the United States
        • Operating front and rear ditch lights
        • Phase III carbody with brakewheel and late radiator exhaust grilles (4-panel) or large single panel radiator grills
        • Blanked marker lights
        • Small plow mounted on the front pilot
        • Large front anticlimber
        • Large and small Sinclair “Excalibur” cab roof antennas (Comm. and EOT)
        • “Bathtub” exhaust silencer
        • Etched metal see-through standard (2-vent) dynamic brake intake grilles with blower motors visible inside
        • 22 individually applied etched metal see-through radiator intake and exhaust grilles on sides and top of radiator compartment

        Additional features:

        • All-new model
        • Fully assembled
        • Up to six (6) road numbers, detailed per prototype and era
        • Directional LED headlights
        • Printed LED lighted number boards
        • Phase Ib, II, and III carbodies with correct panels and grilles per variant
          • Cab with rounded-corner doors, no embossed X-panels on the hood end or nose sides, stand-off radiator grills, and vertical grab iron strips on the long hood end
          • Cab with rounded-corner doors, embossed X-panels on the hood end and nose sides, stand-off radiator grills, and no vertical grab iron strips on the long hood end
          • Cab with square-corner doors, embossed X-panels on the hood end and nose sides, flush radiator grills with an additional small vertical screen, and no vertical grab iron strips on the long hood end
        • Standard (2-vent) or high-capacity (3-vent) dynamic brakes per prototype
        • Early (6-panel) or late (4-panel) radiator exhaust grilles
        • Ratchet or wheel handbrakes
        • Adirondack or GSC (or mix of both!) truck sideframes per prototype
        • GE “nub” tread plate on walkways
        • Highly-detailed 4,400 gallon fuel tank with fuel fillers and gauges
        • Air reservoirs with separate plumbing
        • See-through stepwell steps
        • See-through dynamic brake exhaust
        • Accurately profiled frame with separately applied plumbing and cabling
        • Detailed cab interior with separate floor, rear wall, seats, and control stand
        • Factory-applied wire grab irons, snowplow, spare knuckles, trainline hoses, 3-hose MU clusters, MU cables, uncoupling levers, windshield wipers, mirrors, air reservoirs, underframe bell, brake wheel, and more.
        • Semi-scale coupler buffer equipped with ScaleTrains.com durable metal semi-scale E Type knuckle couplers
        • All-wheel drive
        • All-wheel electrical pick-up
        • Dual flywheels
        • Motor with 5-pole skew wound armature
        • Printing and lettering legible under magnification
        • Operates on Code 70, 83, and 100 rail
        • Packaging safely stores model
        • Minimum Radius: 18”
        • Recommended Radius: 22”

        DCC & sound equipped locomotives also feature:

        • ESU-LokSound 4.0 decoder with “Full Throttle” features
        • Dual cube-type speakers
        • Accurate FDL-16 prime mover and auxiliary sounds, horn, bell, and more
        • Operates on both DC and DCC layouts
        • Operating class or marker lights, per prototype
        • Alternating ditch lights, per prototype
        • ESU-designed Power Pack for continuous operation on dirty track for up to 4 seconds

        DCC & sound ready locomotives also feature:

        • DCC ready with 21-pin connector
        • ESU-designed Power Pack for continuous operation on dirty track for up to 4 seconds
          • This feature only available when an ESU DCC decoder is installed

          Source: MaineModelworks

          Updated: November 13, 2019 — 10:04 pm

          Scaletrains Rivet Counter HO Scale GE DASH 9-44CW, Union Pacific- DCC Ready

          Vendor: ScaleTrains
          Type: GE Locomotive
          Price: 174.99

          Union Pacific

          1st run road numbers (announced January 2019): 9574 (ex-SP 8110), 9594 (ex-SP 8130), 9632 (ex-SP 8168)

          • Era: Early 2000’s, Series UP 9564-9664 (ex-SP 8100-8200)
          • Standard UP paint scheme

          1st run road numbers (announced January 2019 9646 (ex-SP 8182)

          • Era: Early 2000’s, Series UP 9564-9664 (ex-SP 8100-8200)
          • “Lighting Stripe” Paint scheme with winged logo on nose

          All Union Pacific road numbers also include

          • Operating deck mounted LED ditch lights
          • Tall snowplow with open doors
          • 5-step see-through stepwells
          • Narrow profile end handrails
          • Two-piece nose top grab irons
          • GE safety cab
          • Low headlight
          • Nose door without window
          • Crossing grade camera
          • Large Sinclair “ice skate” communications antenna, small Sinclair “ice skate” End Of Train (EOT) telemetry antenna, “wedge” antenna, and GPS dome
          • Motive Equipment Inc. (MEI) ME7000 HVAC Unit
          • Early (rounded) engine cab profile
          • Lost-wax brass Nathan AirChime K3HAR2 Horn mounted on engine cab
          • Early flanged exhaust stack housing
          • Early lifting lugs on ends of radiator wings
          • High-mounted rear sandfiller
          • Separate air tanks with upper mounting brackets
          • Dual fuel fills per side
          • Spare coupler knuckle holders on rear pilot face
          • Late Hi-Ad trucks with non-cantilevered struts on all four sideframes

              Rivet Counter DASH 9-44CW Locomotives Also Feature

              • All-new model
              • *NEW* Operating front, rear, and side LED walkway lights
              • Fully-assembled
              • Up to six (6) different road numbers
              • Printed and LED lighted number boards
              • Five (5) cabs
                • “Gullwing” with three (3) side windows
                • “Gullwing” with four (4) side window
                • Standard safety cab with low headlight
                • Standard safety cab with high headlight
                • Spartan cab with high headlight (C40-9)
              • Dayton Phoenix (DPG) Model 280620 or Motive Equipment (MEI) ME7000 HVAC Units
              • Hi-Ad trucks with separately applied brake cylinders, air plumbing, and struts (per prototype)
                • Early with reinforcement bulge
                • Late with cantilever struts on right front and left rear sideframes
                • Late with non-cantilevered struts on all four sideframes
                • Late with cantilever struts on all four sideframes
              • Rotating axle bearing caps
              • Nose door with or without window
              • Four (4) step or five (5) step see-through stepwells
              • Narrow or wide profile end handrails
              • One or two-piece nose top grab iron(s)
              • Early (curved) or late (angled) engine cab profile
              • Early flanged or late non-flanged exhaust stack housing
              • Early or late lifting lugs on ends of radiator wings
              • Low or high rear sand filler
              • Separate air tanks with lower or upper mounting brackets
              • Three (3) types of fuel fills per side: single; dual; dual with rear fill blanked
              • Spare coupler knuckle holders on truck sideframes or rear pilot face
              • GE “nub” pattern walkway tread
              • Accurately profiled frame with separately applied plumbing and traction motor cabling
              • Detailed cab interior with separate floor, rear wall, seats, and desktop controls or control stand, per prototype
              • Tinted cab side windows
              • 26 individually-applied etched metal see-through radiator intake and exhaust grilles on sides and top of radiator compartment
              • “Bathtub” exhaust silencer
              • 5,000-gallon fuel tank
              • Factory-applied detail parts: wire grab irons, snowplow, spare knuckles, trainline hoses, 3-hose MU clusters, uncoupling levers, windshield wipers, mirrors, sunshades, air tanks, fuel tank mounted steel bell (unless noted), brake wheel and more
              • Semi-scale coupler buffer
              • Durable metal semi-scale Type E knuckle couplers
              • Motor with 5-pole skew wound armature
              • Dual flywheels
              • All-wheel drive
              • All-wheel electrical pick-up
              • Directional LED headlights
              • Printing and lettering legible under magnification
              • Operates on Code 70, 83, and 100 rail
              • Packaging safely stores model
              • Minimum Radius: 18”
              • Recommended Radius: 22”

              DCC & sound equipped locomotives also feature:

              • ESU-LokSound v5.0 DCC and Sound decoder with “Full Throttle”
              • Two (2) cube-type speakers
              • Accurate FDL-16 prime mover and auxiliary sounds, horn, bell, and more
              • ESU-designed PowerPack with two (2) super capacitors
              • Operates on both DC and DCC layouts*

              DCC & sound ready locomotives also feature:

              • Operate on DC layouts
              • DCC ready with 21-pin connector

              Source: MaineModelworks

              Updated: November 13, 2019 — 9:51 pm

              Scaletrains Rivet Counter HO Scale GE DASH 9-44CW, Norfolk Southern- ESU Loksound DCC/Sound

              Vendor: ScaleTrains
              Type: GE Locomotive
              Price: 174.99

              Road Number Specific ScaleTrains

              Norfolk Southern

              1st run road numbers (announced January 2019): 9692

              • Era: 2000’s, Series NS 9535-9694, built 2000-2000
                • Retrofitted with Jem Communications PTC antenna array with Sinclair antennas – painted body color
                • Dayton Phoenix (DPG) Model 280260 HVAC Unit
                • White number board housing area
                • Large font front number board numbers
                • NS style font for rear number board numbers
                • Black eyebrow grab irons
                • Late Hi-Ad trucks

              1st run road numbers (announced January 2019): 9555

              • Era: 2000’s, Series NS 9535-9694, built 2000-2000
                • Retrofitted with Jem Communications PTC antenna array with Sinclair antennas – painted body color
                • Dayton Phoenix (DPG) Model 280260 HVAC Unit
                • White number board housing area
                • White eyebrow grab irons
                • Small font front number board numbers
                • NS style font for rear number board numbers
                • Late Hi-Ad trucks with cantilever struts on right front and left rear sideframes

              1st run road numbers (announced January 2019): 9590

              • Era: 2000’s, Series NS 9535-9694, built 2000-2000
                • Retrofitted with Jem Communications PTC antenna array with Sinclair antennas – painted body color
                • Dayton Phoenix (DPG) Model 280260 HVAC Unit
                • White number board housing area
                • White eyebrow grab irons
                • Large font front number board numbers
                • NS style font for rear number board numbers
                • Late Hi-Ad trucks with cantilever struts on right front and left rear sideframes

              1st run road numbers (announced January 2019): 9598

              • Era: 2000’s, Series NS 9535-9694, built 2000-2001
                  • Retrofitted with Jem Communications PTC antenna array with Sinclair antennas – painted body color
                  • Dayton Phoenix (DPG) Model 280260 HVAC Unit
                  • Black number board housing area
                  • Black eyebrow grab irons
                  • Large font front number board numbers
                  • NS style font for rear number board numbers
                  • End of Train Device (EOTD) mounting bracket on right rear truck sideframe
                  • Late Hi-Ad trucks with cantilever struts on right front and left rear sideframes

              1st run road numbers (announced January 2019): 9679

              • Era: 2000’s, Series NS 9535-9694, built 2000-2001
                • Retrofitted with Jem Communications PTC antenna array with Sinclair antennas – unpainted (silver)
                • Dayton Phoenix (DPG) Model 280260 HVAC Unit
                • White number board housing area
                • Black eyebrow grabirons
                • Small font front number board numbers
                • Non NS style font for rear number board numbers
                • End of Train Device (EOTD) mounting bracket on right rear truck sideframe
                • Late Hi-Ad trucks with cantilever struts on right front and left rear sideframes

              1st run road numbers (announced January 2019): 9651

              • Era: 2000’s, Series NS 9535-9694, built 2000-2000
                • Large and small Sinclair Excalibur “ice skate” antennas, and small “button” antennas
                • Motive Equipmnet (MEI) ME7000 HVAC Unit
                • White number board housing area
                • White eyebrow grab irons
                • Small font front number board numbers
                • Non NS style font for rear number board numbers
                • Late Hi-Ad trucks with cantilever struts on right front and left rear sideframes

              All Norfolk Southern road numbers also include

              • Front and rear deck mounted ­­alternating LED ditch lights
              • Tall snowplow with open doors
              • 5-step see-through stepwells
              • Wide profile end handrails
              • Two-piece nose top grab iron
              • GE safety cab with high headlight
              • Nose door with window
              • Crossing grade camera
              • Late (angled) engine cab profile
              • Lost-wax brass Nathan AirChime K5LAR24 horn mounted on engine cab
              • Late non-flanged exhaust stack housing
              • Late lifting lugs on ends of radiator wings
              • Low-mounted rear sandfiller
              • Rear anticlimber
              • Separate air tanks with lower mounting brackets
              • Fuel tank mounted e-bell
              • Single fuel fills per side
              • Spare coupler knuckle holders on rear pilot face
              • Paint colors match Tru-Color: TCP-010 black and TCP-005 white

              Rivet Counter DASH 9-44CW Locomotives Also Feature

              • All-new model
              • *NEW* Operating front, rear, and side LED walkway lights
              • Fully-assembled
              • Up to six (6) different road numbers
              • Printed and LED lighted number boards
              • Five (5) cabs
                • “Gullwing” with three (3) side windows
                • “Gullwing” with four (4) side window
                • Standard safety cab with low headlight
                • Standard safety cab with high headlight
                • Spartan cab with high headlight (C40-9)
              • Dayton Phoenix (DPG) Model 280620 or Motive Equipment (MEI) ME7000 HVAC Units
              • Hi-Ad trucks with separately applied brake cylinders, air plumbing, and struts (per prototype)
                • Early with reinforcement bulge
                • Late with cantilever struts on right front and left rear sideframes
                • Late with non-cantilevered struts on all four sideframes
                • Late with cantilever struts on all four sideframes
              • Rotating axle bearing caps
              • Nose door with or without window
              • Four (4) step or five (5) step see-through stepwells
              • Narrow or wide profile end handrails
              • One or two-piece nose top grab iron(s)
              • Early (curved) or late (angled) engine cab profile
              • Early flanged or late non-flanged exhaust stack housing
              • Early or late lifting lugs on ends of radiator wings
              • Low or high rear sand filler
              • Separate air tanks with lower or upper mounting brackets
              • Three (3) types of fuel fills per side: single; dual; dual with rear fill blanked
              • Spare coupler knuckle holders on truck sideframes or rear pilot face
              • GE “nub” pattern walkway tread
              • Accurately profiled frame with separately applied plumbing and traction motor cabling
              • Detailed cab interior with separate floor, rear wall, seats, and desktop controls or control stand, per prototype
              • Tinted cab side windows
              • 26 individually-applied etched metal see-through radiator intake and exhaust grilles on sides and top of radiator compartment
              • “Bathtub” exhaust silencer
              • 5,000-gallon fuel tank
              • Factory-applied detail parts: wire grab irons, snowplow, spare knuckles, trainline hoses, 3-hose MU clusters, uncoupling levers, windshield wipers, mirrors, sunshades, air tanks, fuel tank mounted steel bell (unless noted), brake wheel and more
              • Semi-scale coupler buffer
              • Durable metal semi-scale Type E knuckle couplers
              • Motor with 5-pole skew wound armature
              • Dual flywheels
              • All-wheel drive
              • All-wheel electrical pick-up
              • Directional LED headlights
              • Printing and lettering legible under magnification
              • Operates on Code 70, 83, and 100 rail
              • Packaging safely stores model
              • Minimum Radius: 18”
              • Recommended Radius: 22”

              DCC & sound equipped locomotives also feature:

              • ESU-LokSound v5.0 DCC and Sound decoder with “Full Throttle”
              • Two (2) cube-type speakers
              • Accurate FDL-16 prime mover and auxiliary sounds, horn, bell, and more
              • ESU-designed PowerPack with two (2) super capacitors
              • Operates on both DC and DCC layouts*

              DCC & sound ready locomotives also feature:

              • Operate on DC layouts
              • DCC ready with 21-pin connector

              Source: MaineModelworks

              Updated: November 13, 2019 — 9:31 pm

              Scaletrains Rivet Counter HO Scale Pullman-Standard PS-2CD 4785cf Covered Hopper, Norfolk Southern

              Vendor: ScaleTrains
              Type: Covered Hopper
              Price: 39.99

              Norfolk Southern/NS

              • Era: Late 1990s – Present
              • Norfolk Southern (NS) class HCP33, ex-CR/PC H54 Class car repaints
              • All NS cars feature unique paint and lettering details:
                • NS 641104, 641110 – Retrofitted FRA-224 yellow conspicuity striping
                • NS 641115, 641295 – As-repainted appearance: 3-panel COTS, white reflector panels on sills
              • Short-track gravity outlets
              • Replacement long trough fiberglass loading hatches
              • Short end vertical supports with shear plates and short center sills
              • Handbrake on short end vertical support
              • Apex (slotted) running boards and coupler platforms

                Additional Features

                • All-new model
                • Four (4) different road numbers for Conrail, Penn Central, Cotton Belt, and Staley
                • Two (2) different road numbers for Cargill and Highland Feeders
                • Multiple roof hatch options, per prototype: Continuous Trough, 3-Trough, or Round Hatch – see roadname above for specific version
                • Apex (slotted), Morton (round-hole), or U.S. Gypsum (diamond-hole) walkways and coupler platforms – see roadname above for specific version
                  • Photo-etched stainless steel see-through running board with metal grab irons
                  • Photo-etched stainless steel see-through end crossover platforms
                • Multiple end brace and grab variations– see roadname above for specific version
                • Multiple “end cage” grab iron and support configurations – see roadname above for specific version Gravity or Gravity-Pneumatic outlets – see roadname above for specific version
                • End shear plates – denoted as appropriate by roadname above
                • Factory-applied ladders with metal rungs
                • Factory-applied trainline pipe
                • Brake plumbing with separate air reservoir, control valve, and retainer valve details plus separately applied wireform plumbing.
                • Handbrakes mounted to stands, end supports, and or end shear plate – see roadname above for specific version
                • Durable die-cast metal semi-scale standard Type E couplers
                • Highly-detailed Barber S-2 100-ton trucks with finely rendered raised foundry data, rotating bearing caps, side bearing detail, and truck-mounted brake beams
                • 36” machined metal wheels
                • Minimum radius: 18”
                • Recommended radius: 22”

                Source: MaineModelworks

                Updated: November 13, 2019 — 9:04 pm

                Scaletrains Rivet Counter HO Scale Gunderson 5188cf Covered Hopper, GACX

                Vendor: ScaleTrains
                Type: Covered Hopper
                Price: 39.99

                Road Number Specific ScaleTrains

                GACX

                • From series 13577-13673
                • Built 2007 in Mexico at Gunderson GIMSA
                • Version 1 carbody
                • 10 intermediate panels, all the same width
                • Roping eyes mounted on the underside of the car bolster
                • Fiberglass Roof Hatch
                • ATP 30 X 30 Gravity Outlets

                Additional Features

                • All-new model
                • Up to 21 different road numbers
                • Five different bodies
                • Two types of roof hatches
                  • Metal
                  • Fiberglass
                • Three styles of outlet gates
                  • ATP 30 X 30 Gravity Outlets – grain
                  • Miner AutoLok II Gravity Outlets – grain or plastic
                  • Miner SaniLok  Gravity/Pneumatic Outlets – grain, sugar, or plastic
                • Photo-etched stainless steel see through roofwalk with metal grab irons
                • Photo-etched stainless steel see through end platforms
                • Factory-applied ladders with metal rungs
                • Factory-applied trainline pipe
                • Finely-detailed brake linkage, triple valve, cylinder, and actuator
                • Brake wheel, stand, and chain
                • Durable die-cast metal semi-scale Type E lower shelf knuckle couplers
                • ASF Ride Control trucks with finely rendered raised foundry data, rotating bearing caps, separate brake beams, and side bearing detail
                • 36” machined metal wheels
                • Minimum radius: 18”
                • Recommended radius: 22”

                All Rivet Counter Freight Cars Feature

                • Fully assembled
                • Separately-applied metal grab irons
                • Coupler cut levers
                • Trainline hoses
                • Intricate brake plumbing
                • Printing and lettering legible even under magnification
                • Color matched to Tru-Color Paint colors whenever possible
                • Accurately profiled .110″ wide wheel tread
                • Weighted to Industry standards
                • Operates on Code 70, 83 and 100 rail
                • Packaging safely stores model

                Source: MaineModelworks

                Updated: November 13, 2019 — 8:52 pm

                Scaletrains Rivet Counter HO Scale GATC 4180 Airslide® Covered Hopper, D&RGW

                Vendor: ScaleTrains
                Type: Covered Hopper
                Price: 39.99

                All Rivet Counter Freight Cars Feature

                • Fully assembled
                • Factory-applied metal grab irons
                • Factory-applied coupler cut levers
                • Trainline hoses
                • Intricate brake plumbing
                • Semi-scale draft gear box
                • Printing and lettering legible even under magnification
                • Color matched to existing Tru-Color Paint colors whenever possible
                • Accurately profiled .110″ wheels
                • Machined metal axles
                • Weighted to Industry standards for reliable operation
                • Operates on Code 70, 83 and 100 rail
                • Packaging safely stores model

                Source: MaineModelworks

                Updated: November 13, 2019 — 8:43 pm

                Scaletrains Rivet Counter HO Scale GATC 4180 Airslide® Covered Hopper, CSX

                Vendor: ScaleTrains
                Type: Covered Hopper
                Price: 39.99

                All Rivet Counter Freight Cars Feature

                • Fully assembled
                • Factory-applied metal grab irons
                • Factory-applied coupler cut levers
                • Trainline hoses
                • Intricate brake plumbing
                • Semi-scale draft gear box
                • Printing and lettering legible even under magnification
                • Color matched to existing Tru-Color Paint colors whenever possible
                • Accurately profiled .110″ wheels
                • Machined metal axles
                • Weighted to Industry standards for reliable operation
                • Operates on Code 70, 83 and 100 rail
                • Packaging safely stores model

                Source: MaineModelworks

                Updated: November 13, 2019 — 8:38 pm

                Scaletrains Rivet Counter HO Scale Gunderson 5188cf Covered Hopper, BNSF #486315 Northern Pacific Heritage

                Vendor: ScaleTrains
                Type: Covered Hopper
                Price: 39.99

                April 2017: BNSF/Northern Pacific 486315

                • Correct carbody for C&S, CB&Q, and NP heritage logos
                • From series 485100-486999
                • Built 2007 in Mexico at Gunderson Concarril
                • Version 1 carbody
                • 10 intermediate panels, all the same width
                • Roping eyes mounted on the underside of the car bolster
                • Metal Roof Hatch
                • ATP 30 X 30 Gravity Outlets

                    Source: MaineModelworks

                    Updated: November 13, 2019 — 12:14 am

                    Scaletrains Rivet Counter HO Scale GE Tier 4 GEVo, Norfolk Southern/Horsehead/ET44AC- DCC/Sound

                    Vendor: ScaleTrains
                    Type: EMD Locomotive
                    Price: 234.99

                    All Norfolk Southern road numbers also include

                    • Unique to NS: high (cab) mounted headlight
                    • Current production engine cab (long hood) with angled exhaust compartment roofline
                    • Front deck-mounted operating alternating ditch lights
                    • Rear anticlimber with operating alternating ditch lights
                    • LSL indicator light details on cab sides (non-operating)
                    • Battery charging receptacle details on front and rear pilots
                    • ECP brake equipment box and cable details on front and rear pilot faces
                    • Sill-mounted brake stick holder detail
                    • Auxiliary safety latch details on cab sub-base compartment doors
                    • Lost wax brass cast Nathan AirChime K5HLR2 horn mounted on engine cab roof
                    • GE Hi-Ad trucks with separately applied brake cylinders, air plumbing, and rotating axle bearing caps
                    • See through round-hole stepwell steps
                    • Wide front and rear end handrail profile
                    • Dual fuel fills per side (rear fill “blanked”)

                      Source: MaineModelworks

                      Updated: November 13, 2019 — 12:11 am

                      Scaletrains Operator HO Scale EMD SD40-2, Burlington Northern #6776

                      Vendor: ScaleTrains
                      Type: EMD Locomotive
                      Price: 89.99

                      • All-new model
                      • Fully assembled
                      • Four (4) different road numbers
                      • Directional LED headlights
                      • LED lighted number boards
                      • Dimensionally accurate truck centers
                      • Front anticlimber
                      • 88″ low short hood with brakewheel
                      • Standard-range dynamic brake with batten strip
                      • See-through dynamic brake intakes with resistor grid detail
                      • Corrugated radiator intake grilles
                      • Sectioned treadplate detail on the walkways
                      • 3,000 gallon fuel tank
                      • Welded ECAFB
                      • “Tab-style” EFCO
                      • Semi-scale ScaleTrains.com Type E knuckle couplers
                      • Operates on Code 70, 83 and 100 rail
                      • Packaging safely stores model
                      • Color matched to Tru-Color Paint colors whenever possible
                      • Printing and lettering legible even under magnification
                      • Available with ESU Essential Sound Unit DCC and sound pre-installed
                        • Operates in both DC and DCC
                      • Pre-drilled for grab irons, coupler cut levers, MU cables, etc. – available in a separate upgrade kit (SXT80254)
                      • Minimum radius: 18”
                      • Recommended radius: 22”

                      Source: MaineModelworks

                      Updated: November 13, 2019 — 12:06 am

                      Roundhouse HO 50′ SS Mechanical Reefer, BNSF

                      Vendor: Athearn
                      Type: Boxcar
                      Price: 20.99

                      MODEL FEATURES:

                      • Fully-assembled and ready to run out of the box
                      • Highly-detailed, injection-molded body
                      • Painted and printed for realistic decoration
                      • Weighted for trouble free operation
                      • 33” machined metal wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
                      • Body mounted McHenry operating scale knuckle couplers
                      • Window packaging for easy viewing plus interior plastic blister safely holds the model for convenient storage
                      • Replacement parts available
                      • Minimum radius: 18”

                                    Source: MaineModelworks

                                    Updated: November 12, 2019 — 11:55 pm

                                    Athearn Genesis HO SD75I, Ontario Northland

                                    Vendor: Athearn Genesis
                                    Type: EMD Locomotive
                                    Price: 164.99

                                    ONT FEATURES:

                                    • First time ONT offered with DCC+Sound version, including underframe and pilot detail
                                    • First time offered Canadian style snow plow
                                    • First time offered Canadian style grated walkways
                                    • First time offered Rear rock plow
                                    • First time offered #2105 with blue nose stripes
                                    • Nathan 3-chime horn
                                    • Sinclair antenna
                                    • Nose door without window
                                    • Cab mirrors
                                    • Sunshades
                                    • Front & rear ditch lights
                                    • All lights illuminated with LEDs

                                    Ontario Northland received its only order of 6, numbered 2000-2006, between May and July, 1999. Built to similar specifications as the Canadian National SD75Is, these units were leased to CN for a period of time in early 2000. ONT #2105 was in a grade crossing accident with a logging truck December 2012. It was out of service for repairs about a year before it was released with a new nose job and blue safety stripes.

                                        Source: MaineModelworks

                                        Updated: November 12, 2019 — 11:31 pm

                                        Athearn Genesis HO 50′ PC&F Box/8′ & 8′ YSD Plug, Evergreen #3688

                                        Vendor: Athearn Genesis
                                        Type: Boxcar
                                        Price: 33.98

                                        FREIGHT CAR FEATURES:

                                        • New road numbers and paint schemes
                                        • Fully detailed full cushion underframe
                                        • Separately applied door closure rods, side ladders, metal grab irons and etched metal end platforms
                                        • 70-Ton roller bearing trucks with operating bearing caps
                                        • Era: early 1960s to present
                                        • Minimum radius: 18”
                                        • Recommended radius: 22”

                                        PRIMED FOR GRIME MODELS FEATURE:

                                        • Duplicated look and feel of “In Service” equipment; “Tattered and Torn” just like the real thing
                                        • Faded base colors matched to the prototype
                                        • Patches applied and shaped per road number matching each corresponding side to the prototype
                                        • Perfect starting point for adding grime and rust

                                        Source: MaineModelworks

                                        Updated: November 12, 2019 — 11:21 pm

                                        Athearn Genesis HO SD70ACe, BNSF #9340

                                        Vendor: Athearn Genesis
                                        Type: EMD Locomotive
                                        Price: 157.49

                                        • BNSF FEATURES:

                                          • Nose mounted headlight
                                          • Early cab
                                          • Front illuminated ditch lights
                                          • Late handrails
                                        • SD70ACe AND SD70M-2 SPECIFIC FEATURES:

                                          • New for the SD70ACe and SD70M-2, LED lighting
                                          • Correctly-sized operating ditch lights
                                          • Snowplow
                                          • Front and rear trainline air hose with silver tips
                                          • Multiple unit (MU) hoses with silver tips
                                          • Coupler cut bars
                                          • Train line air hoses
                                          • Flat or tapered front and rear anticlimbers
                                          • Safety tread on the walkways
                                          • Nose or cab mounted headlight
                                          • Standard or isolated cab
                                          • Windshield wipers
                                          • Tinted side windows
                                          • Mirrors
                                          • Detailed and painted cab interior with control stand, display screens, detailed crew seats and optional grade crossing camera
                                          • Airchime K5LLA horn with square or "tube" style mounting bracket
                                          • Large antenna dome
                                          • Small GPS antenna dome
                                          • Inverter box with original X-panels, X-panels with retrofitted louvers, factory louvers, late EMD large intake or retrofit large intake
                                          • See-through radiator fans
                                          • Etched dynamic brake grille and screen with appropriate grid detail underneath
                                          • Dynamic brake louver variations per prototype
                                          • Chicago Blower brand air blower visible behind the see-through grilles at the rear of the locomotive
                                          • Early or late hand brake housing and wheel
                                          • Early or Late Sander Brackets
                                          • Factory installed wire grab irons
                                          • Jacking pads per prototype
                                          • Plumbing alongside the frame appropriate to the specific railroad and purchase order
                                          • Fuel tanks with single or dual fuel fillers
                                          • HTCR or HTSC trucks per prototype
                                          • Non-sound QuickPlug™ equipped with NEM 21-pin DCC plug
                                          • McHenry scale knuckle spring couplers
                                          • Minimum radius: 18"
                                          • Recommended radius: 22"

                                                                Source: MaineModelworks

                                                                Updated: November 12, 2019 — 10:58 pm

                                                                Athearn Genesis HO TankTrain Intermediate, GATX/White #2 (2 Pack)

                                                                Vendor: Athearn Genesis
                                                                Type: Tankcar
                                                                Price: 78.74

                                                                • GATX WHITE FEATURE:

                                                                  In service in Canada/New England/New York on a variety of railroads including the Vermont Railway & others.

                                                                  GENESIS FREIGHT CAR FEATURES:

                                                                  • Fully-assembled and ready-to-run out of the box
                                                                  • Accurately painted and printed for prototypical realism
                                                                  • Highly-detailed, injection-molded body
                                                                  • Separate wireform grab irons, etched metal coupler platforms
                                                                  • Coupler lift bars, trainline hoses, brake hoses, and hardware
                                                                  • Full underframe detail: air brake reservoir, control valve, and brake cylinder with plumbing and brake rod details
                                                                  • Trucks with rotating bearing caps
                                                                  • Machined metal wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
                                                                  • Weighted for trouble free operation
                                                                  • Body-mounted, McHenry operating scale knuckle couplers
                                                                  • Multiple road numbers
                                                                  • Window packaging for easy viewing, plus interior plastic blister safely holds the model for convenient storage

                                                                  TANK TRAIN FEATURES:

                                                                  • Two GATX classes represented: 282-series and 486-series
                                                                  • Correct walkways, manways, and load/unload pluper series
                                                                  • Finely detailed walkways
                                                                  • Correct transfer plumbing per prototype series and end (A-end or B-end)
                                                                  • Full underbody plumbing and rigging
                                                                  • Detailed, soft vinyl transfer hoses that bend as the car negotiates curves
                                                                  • 100-ton roller-bearing trucks with scale 36” machined metal wheels
                                                                  • Convenient packs of 2 or 3 makes modeling prototypical sets simple
                                                                  • Minimum radius: 18”
                                                                  • Recommended radius: 22”
                                                                  • 282-series era: 1977 to present
                                                                  blank plate
                                                                • Bell relocated to frame

                                                                                        Source: MaineModelworks

                                                                                        Updated: November 12, 2019 — 10:56 pm

                                                                                        Athearn Genesis HO GP50, Dakota & Iowa Ry #2512

                                                                                        Vendor: Athearn Genesis
                                                                                        Type: EMD Locomotive
                                                                                        Price: 142.49

                                                                                        DAIR FEATURES:

                                                                                        • Ex CNW
                                                                                        • Nathan P3 air horn
                                                                                        • Firecracker antenna
                                                                                        • Small EMD style plows
                                                                                        • Pointed style anticlimber
                                                                                        • Coupler cut levers with loops
                                                                                        • Winterization hatch
                                                                                        • Illuminated forward ditchlights w/ LED

                                                                                        #2512:

                                                                                        • Ex CNW low nose mounted gong style bell

                                                                                        #2513:

                                                                                        • Removed nose bell with blank plate
                                                                                        • Bell relocated to frame

                                                                                                                Source: MaineModelworks

                                                                                                                Updated: November 12, 2019 — 10:55 pm