Micro-Trains has announced their July 2017 N scale products…
NEW THIS MONTH – NEW METAL WHEELS
All-New 33” Metal Wheels From Micro-Trains!
- Manufactured to NMRA RP25 standards
- Detailed on both sides of the wheels
- Plastic axle for scale appearance
- Wheels are chemically blackened
- Designed to fit all MTL Trucks
- Pre-assembled and easy to convert cars
- Manufactured in the USA
33” Metal Wheels (12-axle pack) #003 12 020…$11.95
33” Metal Wheels (60-axle pack) #003 12 021…$52.95
RD#: WP 60434
This 50’ standard box car with 8’ plug door, no roofwalk and short ladders is brown with white lettering and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Originally of series 8001-8040, this box car had its roofwalk removed and was renumbered into the 60401-60440 series in the late 1970s. It features the classic Feather River Route herald popular in the early 1900s.
**WP® is a registered trademark of the Union Pacific Railroad.
#181 00 020…$23.70
Norfolk & Western
This 12-1 heavyweight sleeper car is maroon with buff lettering and upper and lower stripes and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. Named “Cuttyhunk”, this Norfolk & Western heavyweight sleeper car was acquired after the dissolution of Pullman Standard, and it served on numerous east coast trains through the early 1960s before becoming a MOW car.
#142 00 180…$32.90
Denver & Rio Grande Western®
This 78’ heavyweight paired-window coach car is painted in Rio Grande gold, silver and black and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. Assigned service on the Royal Gorge train, this 1920s-built car continued in service until the early 1960s when it was retired and dismantled.
**DRGW® is a registered trademark of the Union Pacific Railroad.
#145 00 160…$34.90
Chicago & North Western®
RD#: TTGX 962759
This 89’ tri-level closed autorack is yellow with black lettering and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built by Bethlehem Steel in 1969, this 89’ enclosed autorack design became the universal standard for most railroads by the mid-1970s, as it prevented vandalism and pilferage and helped to protect vehicles from the elements, and is commonly used to this day.
**CNW® is a registered trademark of the Union Pacific Railroad.
#111 00 230…$44.95
Friendship Train Series – Car #7
This 50’ flat car with platform enclosure and covered spotlight load was part of the 1947 Friendship Train which 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.
**Vertical supports shown come painted but not assembled.
#045 00 460…$26.95
NASA Series – Car#12
This 89’ TOFC flat car is blue with white lettering and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. This flat car was created out of two wreck-damaged railcars, Southern Pacific 900317 and RTTX 159676, by the ATSF railway and was purchased by NASA in 1983. While under NASA employment, it was used to carry containerized equipment as a part of the “Langley Project,” a hypersonic wind tunnel program.
#071 00 830…$28.95
RD#: BN 321625
This 50’ rib side box car with plug door and no roofwalk is green with white lettering and aluminum roof and runs on Roller Bearing trucks. Built in St. Louis for Burlington Northern in March of 1975, it was used to carry fragile or shock-sensitive loads. These cars could be found across the BN network.
#027 00 430…$25.90
Evans DFB Loader
RD#: EELX 60003
This 50’ standard box car with plug door is blue with white lettering and runs on Barber Roller Bearingtrucks. Built in 1962, this Evans Railcar Leasing boxcar had all the high-tech bells andwhistles of theearly 1960s. It was equipped with a Hydra-Cushion underframe, Damage-Free Bulkhead loadingsystem, and heavy insulation – advertised by the “Kid Glove Treatment” logo.
#032 00 500…$26.90
Cudahy Refrigerator Line #1
This 40’ double-sheathed wood reefer with vertical brake wheel is brown with yellow sides and runs on Bettendorf trucks. The Cudahy Packing Company had over 2,000 wood reefer cars by the 1920s, and engaged in the common practice of billboard advertising for their products on the car sides. This Cudahy reefer promotes “Old Dutch Cleanser” on one side and “Puritan” brand hams, bacon and lard on the other.
#049 00 760…$28.80
Cudahy Refrigerator Line #2
This 40’ double-sheathed wood reefer with vertical brake wheel is brown with yellow sides and runs on Bettendorf trucks. The Cudahy Packing Company had over 2,000 wood reefer cars by the 1920s, and engaged in the common practice of billboard advertising for their products on the car sides. This Cudahy reefer promotes “Old Dutch Cleanser” on one side and “Sunlight” brand butter, eggs, poultry and cheese on the other.
#049 00 770…$28.80
J.B. Hunt Containers
RD#: JBHU 244096/259748
These 53’ corrugated containers with horizontal ribs on the front end are used to transport many types of commodities. These 110” tall Jindo-built units are truly ubiquitous across the United States rail network, often riding one above the other aboard “double-stack” well cars. Road number 259748 was custom painted to denote one million loads carried by J.B. Hunt in 2010.
#469 00 510…$16.95
#469 00 520…$16.95
These items are not on Standing Order
N Baltimore & Ohio®
RD#: 261688, 261706, 261711, 261720
50’ Gondola, Fishbelly Side, w/ Drop Ends with scrap metal and wheels loads
#993 00 132…$89.95
**Pre-orders were taken for this in April 2017
40’ Single Container
This 40’ rib side container was sold to NASA in the early 1980s. While under NASA employment, it was used to carry sensitive equipment as a part of the “Langley Project,” a hypersonic wind tunnel program.
461 00 090…$18.95
20’ Container 2-pack
These 20’ rib side containers were sold to NASA in the early 1980s. While under NASA employment, they were used to carry sensitive equipment as a part of the “Langley Project,” a hypersonic wind tunnel program.
#460 00 030…$34.95
CSX® Caboose 2-pack
Pre-orders were taken for this item in March 2017
#130 00 210…$74.95
CTCX 16-Unit Tank Car Set
It is common today to see miles of similarly marked tank cars snaking their way from the refineries to major distribution centers. As a safety measure, Buffer Cars, generally older covered hoppers, are placed at the head of the consist and at the rear providing crush space in case of an accident. This new 16-car set features two BNSF Airslide Hoppers converted to Buffer Cars and 14 modern CTCX tank cars giving the modeler a ready-to-run movable pipeline for their layouts.
Pre-orders were taken for this item in January 2017
#993 01 540…$479.95
New Packaged Loads
N 50’ Scrap Wheel Load 3pk
#499 43 935…$12.95
N 50’ Scrap Metal Load 3pk
#499 43 936…$12.95
These Items Are Not On Standing Orders
New Undec Container
New 53’ Corrugated Container with Horizontal ribs on front end
**All undecorated body styles come unassembled.
#469 00 500…$8.75
Ringling Bros.® Ad Car Single
Accepting Pre-Orders thru August 31st – COMING JANUARY 2018
Throughout the years Ringling Bros. used a variety of advertising, or ‘ad’ cars, that traveled with the train or in advance of the train to promote the coming show. This single car is based on a real Ringling Bros. ad car and is the third release. More ad cars will be offered in the months ahead.
*Renderings shown for representation only.
#149 00 200…..$33.95
Accepting Pre-Orders thru August 31st – COMING JANUARY 2018
N Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
RD#: 312322, 312548, 312573, 312575
3-Bay High-Side Covered Hopper
*Pre-production samples shown for representation only.
#993 00 136…$119.95
More information can be found on Micro-Trains website HERE…