MICRO-TRAINS – N SCALE DECEMBER 2017 NEW RELEASES

Denver & Rio Grande Western
RD#: 985

This 28-1 heavyweight parlor car is painted in Rio Grande gold, silver and black and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. This car was used on trains in the heart of the Rockies, such as the famous “Ski Train” in Denver. D&RGW was formed in 1870 and operated the highest mainline railroad in the United States through the Colorado Rockies at an altitude of 10,240 feet.

#143 00 160…$34.90

 


Reading
RD#: RDG 19807

This 50’ standard box car with 10’ single door, no roofwalk and short ladders is green with large yellow band and runs on Roller Bearing Trucks. One of three similar cars known to have been painted in this patriotic scheme by Reading, these cars had DF-2 loaders and were part of a 100-car build order.

#180 00 060…$27.60

 


Norfolk & Western
RD#: ‘Roanoke’ 300

This heavyweight business car with balloon roof is maroon with buff lettering and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. Built in 1917 by Pullman as N&W 300, this car continued to serve in its as-built layout until 1955 when it was modernized. When transferred through the Norfolk Southern merger, this car was renumbered to NS 5 for a brief period and then sold to a private party in the late 1980s.

#144 00 730…$32.90

 



Burlington Northern Santa Fe with Coal Load
RD#: 615546/615587

These 100-Ton 3-bay open hoppers with rib sides are brown with white lettering and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built by Frisco from a Bethlehem Steel kit in1978, these cars were transferred to Burlington Northern shortly after. After the merger they were renumbered into series 615521-615998. In total, BNSF inherited nearly 9,000 open hoppers during the mid-1990s.

#108 00 371…$25.30
#108 00 372…$25.30

 


Friendship Train Series – Car #11: Louisville & Nashville
RD#: 16576

This 40’ standard box car with single door has decorated sides with colorful banners and flags and runs on Bettendorf trucks. The 1947 Friendship Train collected food donated by Americans in cities all across the U.S. to be shipped to the people of France and Italy who desperately needed help following the end of World War II. Ultimately, over 250 railcars of food and clothing were donated.

#020 00 057…$26.95

 


HEINZ Series Car #4
RD#: HJH Co. 496

This 36’ wood sheathed ice reefer with truss rods is brown with decorated sides and runs on Arch Bar trucks. The H.J. Heinz Company was founded in 1869 by Henry John Heinz, first manufacturing horseradish. By the early 1900s, Heinz was manufacturing over 60 food products and relied heavily on their fleet of over 700 colorful billboard boxcars to distribute their products across the country.

#058 00 290…$28.95

**The Heinz trademarks are owned by H.J. Heinz US Brands LLC and Kraft Heinz Canada ULC and are used under license.

 


Southern Pacific with Wood Load
RD#: SP 232648

This 50’ standard box car with 8’ double sliding door no roofwalk and short ladders is brown with white lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Built in 1957 for Southern Pacific with a Youngstown and plug door, the car was rebuilt in the early 1970s with two Youngstown doors and a 4,982 cu. ft. capacity.

#182 00 030…$28.80

 

 


Baltimore & Ohio
RD#: B&O 602904

This 3-bay high-side covered hopper is grey with black lettering and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in 1970 by Pullman Standard, this 4427 cu. ft. capacity covered hopper used large shock absorbers to help dampen harmonic roll, reducing derailment risks.

#096 00 160…$25.95

 


Cotton Belt with Man On Haybale Load
RD#: SSW 10074

This 50’ standard box car with 8’ double sliding doors, no roofwalk and short ladders is brown with white lettering and runs on Roller Bearing Trucks. Built in the late 1950s for Cotton Belt with a Youngstown and plug door, the car was rebuilt in the early 1970s with two Youngstown doors and a 4,900 cu. ft. capacity.

#182 00 040…$28.80

 


 

Swift
RD#: SWRU 950446/949588

These 53’ corrugated containers with vertical ribs on front end are white with blue lettering. These containers are commonly seen filling the space in the top position of intermodal well-cars, with equallength or longer containers above them. Swift Transportation began in 1966 in Los Angeles and has since grown to a $4 billion a year company.

#469 00 111…$16.95
#469 00 112…$16.95

These Items Are Not On Standing Orders

 


Box Car Wood Load 3pk

#499 43 956…$12.95

 


Undecorated 50’ Boxcar

These Items Are Not On Standing Orders

*All undecorated bodystyles come unassembled.

#025 00 000…$13.20

 





Pennsylvania 4-Pack with Loads
RD#: 480071, 480072, 480075, 480078

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH

50’ Flat Car, Fishbelly Side, w/ Side Mount Brake Wheel

#993 00 135…$79.95

**Pre-orders were taken for this in July 2017

 






B&O Coach Passenger Car 4-pack
RD#: RoadnumbeReplace

NOW AVAILABLE!

#993 01 600…$149.95

**Pre-orders were taken for this in August 2017

 


 N COMING SOON & PRE-ORDERS

BNSF Fuselage 2-packs

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH!
  • Fuselage decal application ‘How To’ video will be available at micro-trains.com on Dec. 16th.
  • Fuselages come painted. Decals provided for fuselage details (includes one extra set of decals)

#993 01 561………..2pk #1 (#800113,#800048)…………………$84.95
#993 01 562………..2pk #2 (#800122,#800056)…………………$84.95
#993 01 563………..2pk #3 (#800125,#800062)…………………$84.95

**Pre-orders were taken for this in September 2017

 


Southern Pacific Woodchip 8-pack
RD#: 352120, 352125, 352133, 352138, 352139, 352141, 352146, 352152

** SET INCLUDES 8 CARS WITH 8 DIFFERENT ROAD NUMBERS
ACCEPTING PRE-ORDERS THRU DECEMBER 31ST – COMING APRIL 2018

40’ Drop Bottom Gondola w/ Woodchip Extension

#993 00 815…$179.95

 


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Pacific Fruit Express 16-Car Reefer Set

** SET INCLUDES 16 CARS WITH 16 DIFFERENT ROAD NUMBERS
ACCEPTING PRE-ORDERS THRU JANUARY 31ST – COMING MAY 2018

A common sight during the early 20th century were long colorful trains full of refrigerated produce moving eastward from the rich fields of the West Coast. Pacific Fruit Express had over 2,000 of these wood-sided reefers with Union Pacific and Southern Pacific heralds, that could successfully deliver fresh perishables long distances using a series of icing stations along the route. Our set will come in one box with your choice of either pristine unweathered reefers or lightly weathered. Contact your dealer to reserve yours today!

Available Weathered and Unweathered!

#993 01 710. Unweathered Set…$349.95
#993 01 715. Weathered Set…….$399.95

 



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Union Pacific Wind Turbine Generator 4-pack

ACCEPTING PRE-ORDERS THRU DECEMBER 31ST – COMING FEBRUARY 2018

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#993 01 700…$129.95

 



N D&RGW Runner Pack
RD#: 46404, 46409, 46446, 46490

ACCEPTING PRE-ORDERS THRU DECEMBER 31ST – COMING MAY 2018

40’ Drop Bottom Gondola w/load

#993 00 140…$89.95