MICRO-TRAINS – N SCALE SEPTEMBER 2017 RELEASES

HEINZ® Series – Car #1
RD#: 374

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

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

#058 00 260…$28.95

 


Gulf Oil
RD#: 20006/20008

These 56’ general service tank cars are black with large orange herald and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in 1962, these non-insulated petroleum tank car were part of the Gulf Oil 20000-20008 series. At a 20,427 gallon capacity, this car was equipped with heater coils. Gulf Oil traces its roots to 1901 when oil was discovered in Spindletop, Texas. Within 20 years, Gulf had become one of the largest oil companies in the world.

#110 00 331…$32.90
#110 00 332…$32.90

 


Denver & Rio Grande Western®
RD#: 711

This 70’ heavyweight baggage car is painted in Rio Grande gold, silver and black and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. Re-built by Pullman in 1929 from the 900-950 series, it received many internal upgrades and new six-axle trucks. Used extensively as an end-of-train car through the 1950s, it was used temporarily as a coach during World War II, and finally retired in the early 1960s.

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

#147 00 160…$34.90

 


Friendship Train Series – Car#8: Southern Pacific
RD#: 97994

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.

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

#020 00 027…$26.95

 


Norfolk & Western
RD#: 1334

This 70’ heavyweight baggage car is maroon with buff lettering and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. Built by Bethlehem in the 1910s in order to help replace aging wooden cars, this car served until the midto- late 1960s before being retired N&W used this car in mainline passenger trains.

#147 00 180…$32.90

 


Atlantic Coast Line® With Aggregate Load
RD#: 82139

This 33’ twin bay hopper with composite sides is black with white lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. In 1943, Bethlehem Steel manufactured 700 War Emergency Composite 50-ton hoppers for the Atlantic Coast Line in the series 82000 – 82699. After the war ACL rebuilt these cars with steel sides and floors after the material became abundant.

#057 00 130…$23.90

 


Grand Trunk Western
RD#: GTW 591590

This 50’ auto box car with double side doors and end door is brown with white lettering, has the green and white maple leaf logo and runs on Bettendorf trucks. This car was used extensively throughout the Great Lakes region. GTW’s trackage through Detroit and across southern Michigan made the railroad an essential link for the automobile industry in the United States.

#078 00 160…$25.30

 


Denver & Rio Grande Western®
RD#: D&RGW 15943

This 50’ airslide hopper is orange with black lettering and runs on 100-ton Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in November of 1971, this car was designed for use with fine-grained commodities, like powdered sugar. A special epoxy lining prevented settling and packing en-route, which could make unloading difficult.

**D&RGW® is a registered trademark of the Union Pacific Railroad.

#098 00 070…$29.95

 


Baltimore & Ohio® with Coal Load
RD#: 30244

This 33’ twin bay hopper with composite sides is black with white lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. In 1944, Bethlehem Steel manufactured over 1,000 War Emergency Composite 50-ton N-37 hoppers for Baltimore & Ohio in the series 30000 – 31024. After the war B&O rebuilt these cars with steel sides and floors after the material became abundant.

#057 00 080…$23.90

 


Union Pacific® 4-pack
RD#: 508505, 508508, 508522, 508526

50’ Box car, single 10’ door

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

Pre-orders were taken for this in June 2017

#993 00 134…$89.95

 


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SW1500- Undec

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH

**All undecorated bodystyles come unassembled.

Pre-orders were taken for this in June 2017

#986 00 004…..(AAR Trucks)………. $149.95
#986 00 005…..(Flexicoil Trucks)…. $149.95

 


2017 Solar Eclipse Car
RD#: MTLX 82117

LIMITED QUANTITIES

This 50’ standard box car with plug door and no roofwalk is black with decorated sides. On August 21st, 2017, the United States was treated to a total solar eclipse that was visible from the West Coast to the East Coast. The first state to witness this amazing natural phenomenon was Micro-Trains’ home state of Oregon. Nearly 100,000 people travelled to the small town of Madras, where this series of images was taken by NASA.

These Items Are Not On Standing Orders

#038 00 550…$27.95

 


N 33’ Hopper Coal Load 3-pack

These Items Are Not On Standing Orders

#499 43 941…$13.95

 


Ringling Bros.® Ad Car Singles

NOW AVAILABLE!

Ringling Bros.® Ad Car #1
#148 00 200…$33.95

Ringling Bros.® Ad Car #2
#143 00 200…$33.95

Pre-orders were taken for these items in May 2017

 






Santa Fe Heavyweight 5-pack

NOW AVAILABLE

**Pre-orders were taken for this item in March 2017

#993 01 590…$124.95

 



Hearse Wagon 2-pack

NOW AVAILABLE

with resin caskets inside each hearse

Pre-orders were taken for this item in April 2017

#470 00 289…$39.95

 


N & Z Husky Holiday Hauler Christmas Train Sets

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH

Pre-orders were taken for this item in June 2017

#993 21 290…$239.95

#994 21 080…$239.95

 


 


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New Union Pacific® WWII Poster Series
RD#: RoadnumbeReplace

Accepting Pre-Orders thru September 30th

SERIES STARTS FEBRUARY 2018

During World War II, Union Pacific® produced a variety of moraleboosting posters that depicted the railroad’s involvement in supporting the war. Our 12-month series will feature twelve of these colorful posters on olive drab troop kitchen cars, an FT-A unit locomotive and caboose. Contact your dealer to place your order today.

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

All cars…$25.95 each

 


***Fuselages come painted. Decals provided for fuselage details

New BNSF Fuselage 2-Packs

Accepting Pre-Orders thru September 30th / COMING JANUARY 2018

#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

 




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N Archer-Daniels-Midland Tank Car 3-Pack
RD#: ADMX 29453, 49455, 29456

Accepting Pre-Orders thru Sept. 30th / COMING FEBRUARY 2018

56’ General Tank Car

#993 00 137…$99.95

 


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Accepting Pre-Orders thru Sept. 30th / COMING FEBRUARY 2018

New N Napa Valley Wine Caboose
RD#: RoadnumbeReplace

#130 00 230…$32.95

 

More information can be found on the Micro-Trains website HERE