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Craftsman Dispatcher's Report

Welcome to the Railroad Model Craftsman Dispatcher's Report! Here you'll find announcements of all new model railroading products direct from the manufacturers. Please use the contact information supplied to learn more about these great new products.

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Large Scale

Concept Models :: Large Scale :: Locomotives

WIDE LOAD CARRIERS FOR LONG LOADS - HO SCALE

MSRP: $14.00-34.99

Concept Models has released a set of high, wide load carrier components in HO scale. The units are made available in several options including load with pricing of $14.99 up to $34.99 depending on configuration including a provision for depressed flat car mounting on a wide variety of depressed flat cars that the company also has for sale on their web site. An optional black Buckeye truck frame set of four is also available for $19.99. Instructions are all photo illustrated. The company markets a variety of models available at web address http://www.con-sys.com

Concept Models :: 8331 SHEEP RANCH RD , MOUNTAIN RANCH , CA 95246
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HO Scale

Amarillo Railroad Museum, Inc. :: HO Scale :: Freight Cars

Forth Worth and Denver PS2CD 4250 cu. ft. covered hopper

MSRP: $41.00

The Amarillo Railroad Museum is up and running again and releasing what they believe to be their best custom car to date. Working with Tangent Scale Models, they are offering a Pullman-Standard PS-2CD 4750 cu. ft. covered hopper in Burlington Northern Cascade Green and White with Ft. Worth and Denver reporting marks. These cars were in the FtW&D series 459550-459649. They offer six road numbers: 459552, 459573, 459580, 459596, 459612, and 459635. Build, reweigh and COTS dates are all 1-80. The cars sell for $41.00 each. Shipping costs are based on actual weight and address. They ship worldwide. This is a limited run of less than 100 cars per number. You can order your cars by visiting their website, www.amarillorailmuseum.com, calling them at (806) 376-6548 6-9PM CT, or dropping them a letter at The Amarillo Railroad Museum, Inc., P.O. Box 30015, Amarillo, TX 79120. PayPal (preferred), MC, Visa and Disc, checks and money orders. Checks must clear before shipment. Texas residents must add 8.25% sales tax. Orders are packed on Thursday nights and shipped Friday morning.

Amarillo Railroad Museum, Inc. :: P. O. Box 31105 , Amarillo , TX 79120
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Concept Models :: HO Scale :: Freight Cars

GEX 711 OPEN FRAME FLAT CAR - HO SCALE KIT

MSRP: $29.99

Concept Models has released the GEX 711 open frame flat car kit. The car is designed to haul large oversize cylindrical objects for the power industry. The truck bolsters can be repositioned for various load lengths which is faithfully reproduced in this model kit. The HO scale kit retails for $29.99. A load is not supplied but instructions for developing loads are provided. Concept Models specializes in unique models consisting of resin castings. Hand grabs, ladders, and related metal detailing are not provided to avoid dependence on suppliers. Focus is on providing the basis for the modeler to exercise his skill in taking the model to the detail level desired. Instructions are all photo illustrated by an experienced technical writer. The company currently markets a variety of kits all based on resin molding technology. All items are available at web address http://www.con-sys.com

:: 8331 SHEEP RANCH RD , MOUNTAIN RANCH , CA 95246
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Concept Models :: HO Scale :: Freight Cars

GPUX 100 SCHNABEL CAR KIT

MSRP: $99.99 (Catalog No. GPUX_100_KIT)

GPUX 100 SCHNABEL CAR KIT - HO SCALE. Concept Models has released their model of the GPUX 100 Schnabel car kit. The kit includes the load as well as decals. The car is unique in that it is designed to carry one type of load only. Loaded, the car scales out at approximately 104 feet; empty 76 feet. The load provided represents the specific load for this car. The complete kit is one of lowest priced schnabel cars on the market that includes the load. The complete kit is priced at $99.99. The model consist of resin castings and assembly hardware. Hand grabs, ladders, and related metal detailing are not provided to avoid dependence on suppliers. Focus is on providing the basis for the modeler to exercise his skill in taking the model to the detail level desired. Instructions are all photo illustrated by an experienced technical writer. The company currently markets a variety of models available at web address http://www.con-sys.com

Concept Models :: 8331 SHEEP RANCH RD , MOUNTAIN RANCH , CA 95246
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ITLA Scale Models (Imagine That! Laser Art Products) :: HO Scale :: Structures

Grimsby Station

MSRP: $189.00 (Catalog No. ITLA HO118)

ITLA Scale Models has introduced their HO scale Grimsby Station laser cut wood craftsman kit. Double "witches hat" roofed towers, "eyebrow" attic windows on the freight shed section, detailed wood planked platform make this station stand out. The model's footprint is 6" X 17". Modular wall components are designed to tab fit into the platform base, and laser cut rafters support roof panels with etched shingle detail. The kit includes full colour instructions with build photo CD, platform benches and wood pallets. Train order signal included. Customers can have their own customized station name signboards included at no extra cost. The kit is available from the website for $189 CDN plus S&H.

ITLA Scale Models (Imagine That! Laser Art Products) :: 61 Village Gate Drive , Dorchester , ON N0L1G3
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Blackstone Models :: HO Scale :: Freight Cars

HOn3 D&RGW 30' Refrigerator Cars

MSRP: $55.95 (Catalog No. B340801 to B340808)

Blackstone Models is accepting advance reservations for its first release of HOn3 Denver & Rio Grande Western (D&RGW) 30' Refrigerator Cars. Blackstone Models will release the models in eight road numbers in late 2015. These ready-to-run models will be available with freshly shopped American Refrigerator Transit (ART) Yellow sides, and red roof and ends. They will be available in three D&RGW liveries including Flying Grande, Moffat Tunnel, and Royal Gorge Route. As with all Blackstone Models rolling stock, these reefers will be equipped with Kadee No. 714 couplers and free-rolling trucks. This release is based on the prototypes after they were rebuilt by the (D&RGW) in 1926, which included new Murphy roofs. The cars were originally built by American Car & Foundry in 1908 and numbered 32 to 81. Known as the "short" reefers, these 20-ton cars traversed the Colorado narrow gauge through the late 1950s. The estimated MSRP is $55.95. Authorized Blackstone Models hobby retailers are now taking advance reservations. Photo courtesy Colorado Railroad Museum.

Blackstone Models :: 210 Rock Point Dr. , Durango , CO 81301
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Concept Models :: HO Scale :: Freight Cars

KRL 163201 MONSTER DEPRESSED FLAT CAR KIT

MSRP: $49.99 (Catalog No. KRL 163201)

Concept Models has released an HO scale resin kit of the Kasgro KRL 163201 depressed flat car kit. The kit consists of resin castings, detailed instructions, and decals. Modeled after a specific prototype designed for large high profiles loads, the model can add new options during operating sessions. Due to the length of the kit, broad curves are desirable. The model may be purchased directly via the company’s web site http://www.con-sys.com. The kit is priced at $49.99. An optional transformer load is available. The model consist of resin castings and assembly hardware. Hand grabs and related metal detailing are not provided to avoid dependence on suppliers. Focus is on providing the basis for the modeler to exercise his skill in taking the model to the detail level desired. Instructions are all photo illustrated by an experienced technical writer. The company currently markets a variety of models available at web address http://www.con-sys.com.

:: 8331 SHEEP RANCH RD , MOUNTAIN RANCH , CA 95246
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Concept Models :: HO Scale :: Freight Cars

KWUX 10 Mammoth Depressed Flat Kit

MSRP: $89.99 (Catalog No. KWUX_10_KIT)

Concept Models has released the HO scale kit for modeling the KWUX 10 mammoth depressed flat car which is surely to be a show stopper at any public club event. The prototype dimensions are listed below. The kit is priced at $89.99. Cars of this nature are often used to carry large transformer loads. Their size alone requires special handling over the road and on the model railroad. The model consist of resin castings and assembly hardware. Hand grabs, ladders, and related metal detailing are not provided. This kit provides the basis for the modeler to exercise his skill in taking the model to the detail level desired. Instructions are all photo illustrated by an experienced technical writer.

Concept Models :: 8331 SHEEP RANCH RD , MOUNTAIN RANCH , CA 95246
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East Coast Railroads :: HO Scale :: Freight Cars

Norfolk Southern 40' Double Door Box Car kit

MSRP: $18.95 each

The original Norfolk Southern 40' Double Door Box Car kit - HO scale (White Lettering Paint Scheme) Road Number: 26000 and 26023. These box cars also have the correct stencil lettering like the original box cars. These models are Made Exclusive for East Coast Railroads.

East Coast Railroads :: 3404 Marietta Court , Raleigh , NC 27612
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East Coast Railroads :: HO Scale :: Freight Cars

Norfolk Southern Gray 2-Bay Hopper

MSRP: $18.95 each

The original Norfolk Southern Gray 2-Bay Hopper. NS Road Number: 8500, 8501, 8518, 8526, 8531, 8534 - Norfolk Southern (gray) 55 Ton Fishbelly Hopper Car kit - HO scale (6 different road numbers) Made Exclusive for East Coast Railroads. Only a limited number will be available of all 6 road numbers.

East Coast Railroads :: 3404 Marietta Court , Raleigh , NC 27612
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East Coast Railroads :: HO Scale :: Freight Cars

Norfolk Southern Gray 2-Bay Hopper, Set-1

MSRP: $52.95 (Catalog No. NS Set-1)

The original Norfolk Southern Gray 2-Bay Hopper. NS Set-1 Road Number: 8500, 8501, 8518 - Norfolk Southern (gray) 55 Ton Fishbelly Hopper Car kit - HO scale (6 different road numbers) Made Exclusive for East Coast Railroads. Only a limited number will be available of all 6 road numbers.

East Coast Railroads :: 3404 Marirtta Court , Raleigh , NC 27612
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East Coast Railroads :: HO Scale :: Freight Cars

Norfolk Southern Gray 2-Bay Hopper, Set-2

MSRP: $52.95 (Catalog No. NS Set-2)

The original Norfolk Southern Gray 2-Bay Hopper. NS Set-1 Road Number: 8526, 8531, 8534 - Norfolk Southern (gray) 55 Ton Fishbelly Hopper Car kit - HO scale (6 different road numbers) Made Exclusive for East Coast Railroads. Only a limited number will be available of all 6 road numbers.

East Coast Railroads :: 3404 Marirtta Court , Raleigh , NC 27612
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Prototype Model Industries :: HO Scale :: Locomotives

S-13 shell kits

MSRP: $69.95Cdn

HO Scale S-13 shell kits. Covers CNR and BCR versions. Shell will fit on a modified Bachmann S-4 or later production Athearn SW1000/1500 drives. Easy assembly, etched metal parts, pre-printed windows,see through screens, front radiator fan,handrails and full instructions. Available at Hobby retailers only.

Prototype Model Industries :: 535 Waterloo St , Mount Forest , ON n0g2l3
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Other

Model Tech Studios LLC :: Other :: Structures

Structure Wall Exhaust Fan

Animated, Operating Detailing Series, Structure Wall Exhaust fan (pictured) also available Rotating Roof Vent, style #1 Just like the real thing, this operational building wall fan actually spins to add that extra touch of animation to your building's....can be adjusted to spin slow or faster by the voltage you choose to operate it at....very unique animated detailing ! Operating fan available in HO, S and O scale. The Rotating Roof Vent now available in N, HO, S and O Scale Please see our webstore for more pictures and details.

Model Tech Studios LLC :: PO Box 1497 , North Hampton , NH 03862

 


All Scales

Model Tree Store :: All Scales :: Scenery

Model tree armatures

MSRP: $17 (Catalog No. SBT)

Sagebrush tree armatures that are great for any model train layout or diorama. Select the size and style you desire. Real sagebrush tree armatures.

Model Tree Store :: 3296 E. Appaloosa Way , Eagle Mountain , UT 84005
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SoundTraxx :: All Scales :: Digital Command Control (DCC)

Tsunami SoundCar Digital Sound Decoder

MSRP: $42.50 individual / 112.95 3-pack (Catalog No. 829100 / 829110)

SoundTraxx is now shipping its Tsunami SoundCar Digital Sound Decoder, the only 16-bit DCC decoder that replicates rolling stock sounds for N through G scales. The SoundCar includes a variety of railcar-specific recordings, such as the clickety-clack, flange squeal, generator, brake cylinders, coupling and uncoupling, emergency brake valve, and glad hand release, as well as a selection of user-adjustable horns, bells and whistles for cab cars and cabooses. Additionally, the SoundCar has four Hyperlight™-equipped outputs for interior and exterior lights. The SoundCar includes automated sound sequences and auto-adjusting features for prototypical operation, such a brake application sequence. In addition to adding a new roster of sound effects to model trains, the SoundCar introduces an innovative approach to consisting cars. When activated, the Intelligent Consist™ mode enables trains to be added and removed from a consist by simply waving a magnet over the car. Just like a brakeman with a brake club, this action is synced with the sound effect of the car’s hand brakes being tied or untied. To hear the SoundCar in action, visit http://www.youtube.com/user/SoundTraxxVideos.

SoundTraxx :: 210 Rock Point Dr. , Durango , CO 81301
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Other Railroading Products

Canadian National Railways Historical Association :: Other Railroading Products :: Books

Canadian National Railways Diesel Locomotives, Volume Two

MSRP: $54.95

The CNRHA, in co-operation with the Canada Science and Technology Museum,is pleased to announce the release of this much-anticipated book. Building on coverage of CN's pioneering diesel locomotive developments in Volume One winner of the 2012 Canadian Railroad Historical Association Book Award this new book combines archival research within CN headquarters files and interviews with key participants to present the previously untold story of Canadian National's road switcher fleet. Authors Glenn Courtney, Ken Goslett and Kevin J. Holland provide an engaging narrative covering all road switcher models acquired from the fleet's origins in the early 1950s until CN's privatization in 1995, as well as remanufacturing and rebuilding programs, leased and second-hand locomotives, Newfoundland's unique narrow-gauge roster and more. Previously unpublished details of demonstrator evaluations, purchasing decisions, and the origins and development of CN's Positive Traction Control technology and the iconic Comfort Cab and "Draper Taper" cowl body underscore this book's definitive treatment of the subject. Hardcover, 192 pages. 11" x 8.5" horizontal format.

Canadian National Railways Historical Association :: 252 Sandpiper Circle NW , Calgary , AB T3K 3T9
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