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News and What's New to the Store

This is a list of some of the things that are new to the store and news of import.
It is updated as and IF time permits.
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Date Item Canadian
Price
July 19, 2014
Magazines The May/June 2014 issue of  Z-Track Z-Track magazine has arrived.
N  Kato Logo




We have received the new Kato VIA Locomotives and Car Sets.
  •  VIA E8 1800 VIA E8 Rd# 1800 $ 103.98.






  •  VIA E8 1802 VIA E8 Rd# 1802 $ 103.98.






  •  VIA Passenger Set  VIA Passenger car Sets







  • Six car sets $ 191.98 CDN$.
    Four Car add-on Sets - $ 136.98

Images from Kato.
July 18, 2014
Z  Microtrains Logo


MicroTrains Z-Scale products have been inventoried and the web pages have been updated.
July 17, 2014
Z  AZL Logo

AZL Z-Scale products have been inventoried and a new AZL Web Page has been created for their products.
July 15, 2014
Misc A day for updates.
N  Microtrains Logo


All MicroTrains web pages have been updated with May/June/July releases.
Digital Sprog II Programmer
The Sprog DCC Section of the Other DCC Products Web page has been updated with new products and current stock status.
July 10, 2014
Magazines The July 2014 issue of  Railroads Illustrated Railroads Illustrated magazine has arrived.
The July 2014 issue of  The Dispatchers Office The Dispatcher's Office has arrived.
N  Kato Logo




New from Kato in N-Scale  E655 Series NAGOMI Train Set KATO N Scale 10-1123 JR Electric Train Series E655 'Nagomi' 5-Car Set $ 291.50 CDN$.



 Add-on car for Nagomi E655 Add-on car for Nagomi E655 $ 65.98 CDN$.

Both items sold as a set.

Images from Kato.
July 10, 2014
Books CNRHA
The Canadian National Railway Historical Association has released
 CNRHA Vol two
Diesels Canadian National Railways Diesels Vol 2. The Road Switcher: From Steam's Final Decade to Privatization.
$ 54.95 Cdn$.
July 8, 2014
HO A few things slipped in over the last week or so that I have not had time to list.
HO  MTH Logo



We have received the new MTH  CNR Hoppers Canadian National USRA 55 Ton Twin Hopper. Singles - $ 38.99 CDN$. Six-Pack - $ 219.99 CDN$.
Image from MTH.
N  InterMountain




We have received the new InterMountain FPA7 and F7B CPR locomotives.
  •  CPR FP7A Canadian Pacific Railway Script FP7A several Road Numbers.
  •  CPR F7B Canadian Pacific Railway Script F7BA several Road Numbers.
    Images from InterMountain.
HOn3 We have purchased an HOn3 estate collection. It included:
  • several BlackStone model locomotives. All in good shape showing some wheel wear. A bit dusty.
    On the Blackstone Models Blackstone Models Web page with sale prices
  • a very few BlackStone models cars. Also on the web page.
  • HOn3 Kits and assembled models from 'The Model Railroad General Store(E&B Kits)', Rail Line - Idler Flat Cars, Grandt Line, Taurus Products, Durango Press and others.
  • and other really neat stuff that I have looked at but not priced yet.
If time ever permits they will be listed in the HOn3 section of the HO Scale web page.
July 4, 2014
HO  Atlas Logo



We have received the new Atlas release of Alco S2 Switchers;
  •  CPR S2 Canadian Pacific Railway Script $ 164.95 CDN$ three Road Numbers: 7013, 7061 and 7091
  • Also available with DCC and ESU LOK Sound for $ 285.95 CDN$












  •  GNR S2 Great Northern Railway $ 164.95 CDN$ two Road Numbers: 1 and 4.













  • Undecorated (Verticle Shutters) with DCC and ESU LOK Sound for $ 285.95 CDN$
Magazines The July/August 2014 issue of  Live Steam Live Steam & Outdoor Railroading magazine has arrived.
The August 2014 issue of  Trains Trains magazine has arrived.
The August 2014 issue of  Model Railroader Model Railroader magazine has arrived.
Magazines The July/Aug/Sept 2014 issue of  The Railroad Press The Railroad Press has arrived.
The Spring/Summer 2014 issue of  Railroad Explorer Railroad Explorer - The Eastern Rail Photo Journal has arrived.
The July 2014 issue of  Model Cars Model Cars magazine has arrived.
Magazines The July 2014 issue of  Narrow Gauge Downunder Narrow Gauge Downunder has arrived.
DCC  Sprog DCC Logo



We have restocked:
  •  Sprog III Sprog III $ 142.99 CDN$








  •  SBOOST Sboost 3 Amp Booster $ 104.99 CDN$








  •  Sprog Nano Sprog Nano $ 43.99 CDN$


  •  Speedometer Speedometer $ 82.99 CDN$
July 2, 2014
Magazines The August/September 2014 issue of  O Gauge Railroading O Gauge Railroading has arrived.
Decals  Black Cat Logo We have received a restock of BlackCat decals. Prices have increased for new stock. Old store stock remains at the older prices.
June 28, 2014
Magazines The July 2014 issue of  Model Railway News Model Railway News has arrived.
The Classi Trains Special Issue 14  Trains of the 1960s Trains of the 1960s has arrived.
Books We have received the Morning Sun Book  BN Power in color Vol 1 Burlington Northern Power in Color Volume 1: Locomotives #1 - 2999 by Stephen M. Timko $ 66.99
Books We have received the new Kalmbach Book -  Basic Scenery "Basic Scenery"
Some interesting ideas in it. As well if you are a Maine two-Foot fan many of the example pictures are from an On30 SR&RL layout.
$ 22.25
HOn30 MiniTrains HOn30
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New HOn30 from MiniTrains:
  • 1501 F&C Train set 0-4-0 with 4 passenger cars  F & C Passenger Set $ 221.98
  • 5102 Set of Four cement cars. Four Cement cars  $ 37.99
  • 5107 Set of two Mine Cars  Two Mine Cars Sold
Images from MiniTrains.
HO Bachmann
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New from Bachmann CNR GE44 Tonner Rd# 1. CNR 44-Tonner $ 109.99 Can$.
Images from Bachmann.
HO Walthers Proto 1000
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we have a restock of Watlhers Proto 1000  RDCs RDCs ; 1s, 2s and threes.
Image from Walthers.
June 27, 2014
Magazines The June 2014 issue of  WCRA News WCRA News has arrived.
The July 2014 issue of  WCRA News WCRA News has arrived.
June 26, 2014
HO Tangent
 Tangent Models Logo Tangent Models CRDX "Manitoba" Pullman-Standard PS-2CD 4750 Covered Hoppers.  CRDX Manitoba Car (and other Tangent Models) are in stock..
Image from Tangent.
June 25, 2014
HO Walthers
Arrived
Walthers Russell Snow Plows have arrived. All those who have reserved a model are being contacted. We have store stock.
All $ 77.69 CDN$
June 14, 2014
Magazines The July/August 2014 issue of  N Scale N Scale magazine has arrived. It features a Tim Horton cover with a picture of Mark Dance's layout.
The June 2014 issue of  Great Northern Goat the Great Northern Goat , the GNR Historical Society magazine has arrived.
June 7, 2014
N New from Atlas - Canadian Pacific GP38-2
Three road Numbers: 4508, 4510, 4511.
 CPR Atlas GP38-2 Canadian Pacific Rd# 4508
Image from Atlas.
$ 132.98
Magazines The July/August 2014 issue of  Steam in The Garden Steam in The Garden magazine has arrived.
The July 2014 issue of  Trains Trains magazine has arrived.
The July 2014 issue of  Model Railroading Model Railroading magazine has arrived.
Magazines The May/June 2014 issue of  Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette magazine has arrived.
The 2014-2 issue of  Passenger Train Journal Passenger Train Journal magazine has arrived.
The June 2014 issue of  Railroads Illustrated Railroads Illustrated magazine has arrived.
Magazines The July/August 2014 issue of  N Scale Railroading  N Scale Railroading magazine has arrived.
The July 2014 issue of  Classic Toy Trains Classic Toy Trains magazine has arrived.
The May/June 2014 issue of  O Scale Trains O Scale Trains magazine has arrived.
June 6, 2014
HO Rapido Trains
The first shipment of the new Light Weight Coaches have arrived.
Price is $ 84.95 per car.
Models in stock:
We brought in enough for advance orders and a few for stock.
$ 84.95
HO Athearn Trains
We have received a shipment of Athearn and Athearn genesis products including the "Tank-Train" cars. $ 84.95
June 4, 2014
Hunterline We have restocked the Hunterline stains.
Rapido We have received replacement winterization hatches from Rapido.
Calendars Steamscenes 2015 Calendars are now in the store.
Calendar information is on our Steamscenes Calendar web page.

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Magazines The May/June 2014 issue of  Model Cars Model Cars magazine has arrived.
The Spring 2014 issue of  Sandhouse  The Sandhouse magazine has arrived.
The lead article is on the Royal Hudson.
June 3, 2014
Magazines The June 2014 issue of  Branchline Branchline magazine has arrived.
The May/June 2014 issue of  Canadian Rail Canadian Rail magazine has arrived.
May 27, 2014
HO Sylvan Scale Models
We have received a stock of the new Sylvan Scale Models vehicle releases.
Included in this shipment are:
  • T-014 1946-55 Fruehauf Livestock Trailer - $19.95
  • T-015 Circa 1946 Whitehead & Kales Car Carrier Trailer - $19.95
  • SE-04 1948-53 Chevy Good Humor Ice Cream Truck - $18.95
  • 1949-50 Nash Airflyte Sedans
    • V-198 1949-50 Nash Ambassador Two Door - $ 13.95
    • V-199 1949-50 Nash Ambassador Four Door - $ 13.95
    • V-200 1949-50 Nash Statesman Two Door - $ 13.95
    • V-201 1949-50 Nash Statesman Four Door - $ 13.95
  • 1936 Chevy Trucks
    • V-193 1936 Chevy 1/2 Ton Pickup - $ 13.95
    • V-194 1936 Chevy 1 1/2 Ton Long Box Pickup - $ 15.95
    • V-195 1936 Chevy 2 Ton with Flatbed - $ 17.95
    • V-196 1936 Chevy 2 Ton with Dump Body - $ 21.95
    • V-197 1936 Chevy Highway Tractor - $ 17.95
  • 1946-47 Mercury Trucks
    • V-187 1946-47 Mercury Cab & Chassis - $ 16.95
    • V-188 1946-47 Mercury with Grain Body - $ 20.95
May 24, 2014
Magazines The June 2014 issue of  Model Railroad News Model Railroad News magazine has arrived.
May 22, 2014
HO Rapido Trains
The CNR and PGE Rapido Trains HO-Scale 52'6" Mill Gondolas have arrived.
Price is $ 44.95 per car.
Models in stock:
All open stock cars have been checked for broken ribs and fixed as necessary. Full details at: the Rapido Trains Freight Cars page GS52
$ 44.95
May 17, 2014
HO We have received the new  BLMA Trinity Reefer ANEmodels "BLMA Tropicana Trinity 64' Modern Reefer "
Magazines The March/April 2014 issue of  Ztrack Ztrack magazine has arrived.
May 13, 2014
Digital Central hobbies now stocks the  ANE Model Switch Controllers ANEmodels "SmartSwitch" Switch Machine Controls. The ANEmodels products use model aircraft Servos to throw the switch machines. A basic kit includes a board to control four servos plus cables, control switches and mounting hardware. Provision has been made on the board to add LEDs to show which route is thrown. They also have SmartFrog boards to handle power for isolated frogs and a DCC interface.

The ANEmodel SmartSwitch information is now on the ANEmodel Web page .
May 10, 2014
Books We have received the Morning Sun Book  GN Through Passenger Service Great Northern Through Passenger Service
HO Walthers
The Walthers   Cornerstone
US Post Office Cornerstone US Post Office kit has arrived.
Image from WALTHERS.
Magazines The May/June 2014 issue of  S gaugian S gaugian magazine has arrived.
The April 2014 issue of  Model Cars Model Cars magazine has arrived.
The June 2014 issue of  Trains Trains magazine has arrived.
Magazines The June 2014 issue of  Model Railroader Model Railroader magazine has arrived.
The June 2014 issue of  Garden Railways Garden Railways magazine has arrived.
The May/June 2014 issue of  Live Steam Live Steam magazine has arrived.
Magazines The Summer 2014 issue of  Classic Trains Classic Trains magazine has arrived.
The June 2014 issue of  Scale Auto Scale Auto magazine has arrived.
The April 2014 issue of  The Dispatcher's Office The Dispatcher's Office magazine has arrived.
The May 2014 issue of  Railroads Illustrated  Railroads Illustrated magazine has arrived.
May 8, 2014
HO True-Line Trains
More True-Line Trains CPR Mini Boxes are trickling in. Unfortunately they are arriving at the new higher price.
May 7, 2014
Magazines Issue 63 of  CN Lines CN Lines magazine has arrived.
The May 2014 issue of  Branchline Branchline magazine has arrived.
May 1, 2014
HO Bowser
The Bowser HO Scale GMD SD40-2 and DRS-4-4-1000 locomotive information is now on the Bowser Web page . Reservations are being accepted for these models.
Magazines The Trains  Model Railroad News Model Railroad News magazine has arrived.
The June/July 2014 issue of  O Gauge Railroading O Gauge Railroading magazine has arrived.
The May 2014 issue of  WCRA News WCRA News has arrived.
TCS DCC TCS makes adaptor harnesses to connect standard nine-pin JST decoders to the new NEM21 socket. Useful to add basic decoders to locomotive models from manufacturers who use ESU LOK Sound decoders. They come in four flavours:
  •  Short Harness # 1352 Short 1" Harness - $ 11.95.



  •  Medium Harness #1353 Medium 3.5" Harness - $ 11.95.



  •  Long Harness #1354 Long 5" Harness - $ 11.95.





  •  Bare Board Harness #1358 SKU: 1358 21-HW-5 Pack is a circuit board with a NEM21 socket with solder pads to connect wires to the NEM21 so you can solder any decoder from any manufacturer to it - $ 23.99

Images from TCS.
April 30, 2014
Shows The Trains 2014 Meet information is now on the Show Schedule page.
April 26, 2014
Magazines The Trains  Trains Big Boy Big Boy Special issue magazine has arrived.
The April 2014 issue of  Railfan & Railroad  Railfan & Railroad magazine has arrived.
April 19, 2014
HO True-Line Trains
The True-Line Trains CPR Mini Boxes have arrived. We received enough for all reservations and some for stock.
Magazines The May/Jun 2014 issue of  N Scale Railroading N Scale Railroading magazine has arrived.
The March 2014 issue of  Great Northern Goat Great Northern Goat magazine has arrived.
April 18, 2014
HO Rapido Trains
Most of our shipment of Rapido Trains F9B units have arrived. One box was not shipped. Rapido will have it on the way to us this week.
April 11 2014
Magazines The Mar/Apr 2014 issue of  Canadian Railway Modeller Canadian Railway Modeller magazine has arrived.
April 9, 2014
Magazines The First Q 2014 issue of  The Milwaukee Railroader  The Milwaukee Railroader magazine has arrived.
The May/June 2014 issue of  N Scale N Scale magazine has arrived.
The April 2014 issue of  Railroad Model Craftsman Railroad Model Craftsman magazine has arrived.
The April 2014 issue of  Railroads Illustrated Railroads Illustrated magazine has arrived.
April 8, 2014
Magazines The May 2014 issue of  Classic Toy Trains Classic Toy Trains magazine has arrived.
The May 2014 issue of  Model Railoader Model Railroader magazine has arrived.
The March/April 2014 issue of  Narrow Gauge and Shortline Gazette Narrow Gauge and Shortline Gazette magazine has arrived.
The April 2014 issue of  Narrow Gauge Downunder Narrow Gauge Downunder magazine has arrived.
Magazines The Spring/Summer 2014 issue of  Sn3 Modeler Sn3 Modeler magazine has arrived.
The May/June 2014 issue of  Steam in the Garden Steam in the Garden magazine has arrived.
The May 2014 issue of  Trains Trains magazine has arrived.
April 4, 2014
Magazines The March/April 2014 issue of  Canadian Rail Canadian Rail magazine has arrived. The feature article is on Passenger Trains on the Northern Alberta Railway. $ 9.98
April 3, 2014
SoundTraxx We have received a good restock of SoundTraxx sound products.
April 2, 2014
Magazines The April 2014 issue of  Branchline Branchline magazine has arrived.
March 27 2014
HO Rapido Trains
The first shipment of Rapido Trains HO-Scale 52'6" Mill Gondolas have arrived.
Price is $ 44.95 per car.
Models in stock:
Full details at: the Rapido Trains Freight Cars page GS52 section. Canadian National and PGE gondolas to come in the future.
$ 44.95
March 22 2014
N New from Fox Valley - Canadian National GE ES44DC w/4-Window Cab, Low Rear Light, Hi-Ad Trucks - Standard DC
Three road Numbers:
 CNR Fox Valley
ES44DC Canadian National Rd# 2295
 CNR Fox Valley
ES44DC Canadian National Rd# 2301
 CNR Fox Valley
ES44DC Canadian National Rd# 2304

Images from Walthers.
$ 146.50
Magazines The March/April 2014 issue of  Diesel Era Diesel Era magazine has arrived.
The April 2014 issue of  Model Railroad News Model Railroad News magazine has arrived.
The March 2014 issue of  Railfan & Railroad Railfan & Railroad magazine has arrived.
Magazines The Apr/May/Jun 2014 issue of  The Railroad Press The Railroad Press magazine has arrived.
The Jan/Feb 2014 issue of  Ztrack Ztrack magazine has arrived.
N The second road number of the Atlas N-Scale PGE RS-3 has arrived.
 Atlas PGE RS-3 PGE RS-3.
We have both RD# 568 and Rd# 571 for $ 134.50.
Images from Atlas.
N The Broadway Limited N-Scale ATSF Alco PA with sound has arrived.
 BLI ATSF
Alco PAB ATSF Alco PA Rd# 58A .
$ 223.98
March 22 2014
O Scale A small selection of used MTH and Lionel O-Scale equipment has arrived in the store.
 UP Bulkhead Flat Car Lionel Union Pacific Bulkhead Flat Car with pipeloads. $ 69.99
 UP Crane Tender MTH Union Pacific Crane tender $ 79.99
 UP Crane MTH Union Pacific Crane $ 109.99
 UP Husky Stack with Containers  MTH Union Pacific Husky Stack with Containers $ 89.99
March 22 2014
Magazines The Feb/March 2014 issue of  Model Cars Model Cars magazine has arrived.
HO The first run of Atlas NSC 50' Plug Door Box Cars has arrived. There three road names being releases: There are four road numbers per paint scheme and they are $ 39.99 each.
HO Atlas FMC 5077 Single Dor box cars have arrived in the Railbox scheme: There are three road numbers and they are $ 39.99 each.
March 20 2014
Magazines The April 2014 issue of  WCRA News WCRA News has arrived.
March 14, 2014
Books We have received a restock of  Rails Across The Rock Rails Across the Rock by Kenneth G. Pieroway
A Then and Now Celebration of the NEWFOUNDLAND Railway.
In both Soft Cover ( $ 22.95) and hard Cover ( $ 29.95) . A very interesting book at a very good price.
March 13, 2014
Books The 2014  Canadian Trackside Guide Canadian Trackside Guide has arrived. $ 26.95 CDN$
HO From Atlas  CPR 40' Box car, Stepped Lettering  Canadian Pacific Railway, 40' Box Car with Stepped Lettering Rd# 261414, 261462 and 266908.. $ 30.99 CDN$
March 12 2014
Magazines The March/April 2014 issue of  O Scale Trains O Scale Trains magazine has arrived.
The March/April 2014 issue of  Live Steam Live Steam magazine has arrived.
The April 2014 issue of  Garden Railways Garden Railways has arrived.
Magazines The March/April 2014 issue of  S gaugian S gaugian magazine has arrived.
The April 2014 issue of  Trains Cover Trains magazine has arrived.
The April 2014 issue of  Model Railroading Model Railoading has arrived.
March 11 2014
Hunterline We have received a restock of  Hunterline Stains Hunterline Stains .
March 8 2014
Magazines The March 2014 issue of  Railroad Model Craftsman Railroad Model Craftsman magazine has arrived. It has the second part of the article by Mark Dance on implementing operations on his Columbia & Western Ry.
The March 2014 issue of  Railroads Illustrated Railroads Illustrated magazine has arrived.
The 2014-1 issue of  Passenger train Journal Passenger Train Journal magazine has arrived.
SoundTraxx We have received a restock of Soundtraxx DCC products. Most decoders are back in stock.
March 4 2014
Magazines The March 2014 issue of  Branchline Branchline magazine has arrived.
HO From Athearn  Go Transit Bombardier Bilevel Control Cars  Go Transit Bombardier Bilevel Control Cars Rd# 204 $ 55.98 CDN$
HO From Athearn  Go Transit Bombardier Bilevel Coach Sets  Go Transit Bombardier Bilevel Three-Coach Sets Rd# 2029, 2047, 2072. $ 167.98 CDN$
HO From Athearn  HBRy SD50 Hudson Bay Railway SD50s Rd#s 5002, 5005, 5010. $ 145.59 CDN$
HO From Athearn Genesis - SDP45s. Announced July 2013.
 SP SDP45 Southern Pacific SDP45s Rd#s 3202 and 3205. DC Only
$ 212.75 CDN$
HO From Athearn Genesis - SDP45s with DCC and Tsunami Sound. Announced July 2013.
Southern Pacific - Rd# 3202,
 EL SDP45 Erie Lackawanna SDP45s Rd# 3648.







 Great Northern SDP45 Great Northern SDP45s Rd#s 329, 331 and 332.
$ 324.75 CDN$
March 1, 2014
Magazines The April 2014 issue of  Scale Auto Scale Auto magazine has arrived.
The March 2014 issue of  Model Railroad News Model Railroad News has arrived.
The Winter 2014 issue of  Railroad Explorer Railroad Explorer magazine has arrived.
The January 2014 issue of  Model Cars Model Cars magazine has arrived.
HO From the Walthers Proto Product Line Valley Series Sleeper Deluxe 85' P-S Valley Series 6-6-4 Sleeper from the Santa Fe San Francisco Chief. We now have the complete train inthe Deluxe Series cars. $ 122.99 CDN$
HO From Broadway Limited  CPR Three-Bay Hoppers  CPR Three-Bay Hoppers in a six pack. $ 178.99 CDN$
February 25, 2014
Magazines The April / May 2014 issue of  O Gauge Railroading O gauge Railroading has arrived.
Mt Albert We have received a restock of  Mt Albert Mt. Albert HO Scale lumber and HO Scale ties.
February 20, 2014
MicroScale MicroScale  Micro Sol Micro Sol and  Micro Set Micro Set are now back in stock.
Magazines The March 2014 Issue of The WCRA News WCRA News has arrived..
HO From the Walthers Proto Line Procor Tank Cars Procor 40' UTLX 16,000 Gallon tank Cats - two road numbers. $ 44.69 CDN$
HO From the Walthers Mainline Product Line 70' Cryogenic Reefers 70' Cryogenic Reefers . Various roadnames. $ 27.99 CDN$
HO From BLMA  Trinity 64' Reefers Tropicana Trinity 64' Reefers . Several road numbers. $ 38.98 CDN$
February 15, 2014
HO The HO Scale Wheels of Time Winter  Piggy Packer  Piggy Packer has arrived. Various road names. Image from Wheels of Time.. $ 87.99
HO The HO Scale Atlas  Gensets Gensets have arrived. Various road names. Image from Atlas. $ 159.99 CDN$
February 14, 2014
Magazines The Winter 2013/14 Issue of The Sandhouse The Sandhouse has arrived. The feature article is "The Travels of Klondike Mines No. 4".
February 12, 2014
Magazines The 2014 Issue of On30 Annual On30 Annual has arrived.
Magazines The March 2014 Issue of Model Railroader Model Railroader has arrived. It continues the series on their Harbour Railroad project layout.
The March 2014 Issue of  Trains Trains magazine has arrived.
The March/April 2014 Issue of  Steam in the Garden Steam in the Garden has arrived.
Magazines The March 2014 Issue of Classic Toy Trains Classic Toy Trains has arrived.
The Spring 2014 Issue of  Classic Trains Classic Trains magazine has arrived.
The Jan/Feb 2014 Issue of  Narrow Gauge and Shortline Gazette Narrow Gauge and Shortline Gazette has arrived.
February 8, 2014
HO-Scale  CPR Stepped Lettering
Box Car
Three road numbers - $ 31.25..
Also Northern Pacific ( two road numbers).

Image from Atlas.
Magazines The March/April 2014 Issue of N Scale Railroading N Scale Railroading has arrived.
The March/April 2014 Issue of  N-Scale N-Scale has arrived.
The February 2014 Issue of  Railroads Illustrated Railroads Illustrated has arrived.
Magazines The January 2014 Issue of The Dispatcher's Office The Dispatcher's Office has arrived.
The Fourth Quarter 2013 Issue of  The Milwaukee Railroader The Milwaukee Railroader has arrived.
February 4, 2014
Magazines The February 2014 Issue of  Branchline Branchline has arrived. $ 4.95
O Scale A small selection of used MTH and Atlas O-Scale equipment has arrived in the store.
 UP Snow plow  MTH Union Pacific Snow Plow $ 65.95
 UP Jordan Spreader MTH Union Pacific Jordan Spreader $ 76.95
 UP Coil Steel Car MTH Union Pacific Coil Steel Car $ 39.95
 UP Flat Car w Trailer MTH Union Pacific Flat Car with 48' Trailer $ 45.95
 UP Wide Vision Caboose MTH Union Pacific Wide Vision Caboose $ 34.95
 UP Steel Caboose MTH Union Pacific Steel Caboose $ 59.95
MTH Union Pacific Wood Caboose Rd# 3624 from Big-Boy set. $ 59.95
 UP Double Plug Door Box Car  Atlas O-Scale Union Pacific Double Plug Door Box Car $ 49.95
February 1, 2014
HO-Scale The Atlas Canadian National RS-3s are starting to arrive. We have the DC only versions (Rd# 3010 and 3003) in stock now.
 CNR RS-3 Locomotive
DC- $ 144.98
DCC and Sound - Not here yet.
Both versions will be stocked.
N The first Atals N-Scale PGE RS-3 has arrived.
 Atlas PGE RS-3 PGE RS-3.
We have RD# 568 for $ 134.50. We are expecting the second road number soon.
Images from Atlas.
Magazines The February 2014 Issue of  Model Railroad News Model Railroad News has arrived.
The February 2014 Issue of  Model Railroad News Model Railroad News has arrived.
Weather Severe Winter in parts of the USA has caused shipping delays. Three times in the last month shipments from Walthers have been delayed by snow. The Digitrax shipment we were expecting this week is stuck in Tennessee. We should see it next week.
January 31, 2014
Shows Details for the Kamloops Model Railway Days PNR 7th Division Spring meet are now on the Show Schedule web page.
January 30, 2014
Magazines Issue 12-1 of  CP Tracks CP Tracks has arrived.
HO-Scale The Rapido Trains HO Scale Passenger and freight models have been inventoried and the two web pages updated.
 Rapido Trains
Rapido Trains
HO Passenger Cars

 Rapido Trains
Freight and Misc
Rapido Trains
Freight and Misc
January 29, 2014
HO-Scale The TrueLine Trains West Coast Express MPI MPXpress Locomotives have arrived.
 West Coast Express MPXpress
Locomotive
DC- $ 199.99
DCC and Sound (ESU) - $ 329.99
Both versions are in stock.
January 28, 2014
Magazines The February 2014 Issue of  WCRA News WCRA News has arrived.
January 25, 2014
Magazines The December 2013 Issue of  Model Cars  Model Cars has arrived.
The February 2014 issue of  Railroad Model Craftsman Railroad Model Craftsman has arrived. It has an article by Mark Dance on implementing operations on his Columbia & Western Ry.
January 24, 2014
Supplies We have restocked Testors, Humbrol and Tamiya paints. We have also restocked paint brushes and super glues.
January 23, 2014
Books We have received the new book from LPD  CNR Diesel Locomotive
Diagrams 1928 to 1959 CNR Diesel Locomotive Diagrams 1928 to 1959 . It comes in two versions: Hard cover for $ 89.95 or a two volume Soft Cover Spiral bound set for $ 69.95.
January 18, 2014
Magazines The 2014  Model Railroad Planning Model Railroad Planning has arrived.
Magazines Issue 54 of  Timber Times Timber Times magazine has arrived. It has an article on local modeler Phil Holden's HO Scale Moxie Creek & Western.
The January/February 2014 issue of  O Scale Trains O Scale Trains magazine has arrived.
The February 2014 issue of  Model Railroader Model Railroader magazine has arrived.
Magazines The January/February 2014 issue of  Live Steam Live Steam & Outdoor Railroading magazine has arrived.
The January/February 2014 issue of  S Gaugian s gaugian magazine has arrived.
The February 2014 issue of  Garden Railways Garden Railways magazine has arrived.
Magazines The February 2014 issue of  Trains Trains magazine has arrived.
The January 2014 issue of  Narrow Gauge Downunder Narrow Gauge Downunder magazine has arrived.
The Nov/Dec 2013 of  Z track Z track magazine has arrived.
N Display samples of the new Kato N-Scale Auto racks have arrived. They are very nice models.
 Amtral Auto Racks Amtrak Auto Racks.  Canadian National Auto
Racks Canadian National Auto Racks.  Canadian Pacific Auto
Racks Canadian Pacific Auto Racks.
We will have store stock of these four car sets but reservations are being taken for those who want to Guarantee acquiring a set.
January 15, 2014
N ANNOUNCEMENT
Kato announced a rerun of the  VIA Rail Passenger
Train VIA Rail Smooth Side Passenger Train.
Delivery May/June 2014.
There two E-8s: Rd#s 1800 and 1802. Est MSRP $ 95.00 US$.
One six car set: RPO, Baggage, Coach, Diner, Sleeper, Observation. Est MSRP $ 175.00 US$.
One four car set: Baggage, Coach, Dome-Coach, Sleeper. Est MSRP $ 125.00 US$.

They are also doing an Illinois Central Smooth Side Passenger set with two E-8s and the ten passenger cars. Same prices as for the VIA Rail sets.

We will have store stock of the VIA Rail sets but reservations are being taken for those who want to Guarantee acquiring a set. If you want an Illinois Central set please contact us and we will get one for you.
HO-Scale ANNOUNCEMENT
Walthers has announced a NEW  Canadian
National Russel Snow Plow Canadian National Russel Snow Plow .
Delivery July 2014 with an MSRP of $ 69.98 US$. With today's (Jan 15, 2014) exchange rate that would be $ 76.50. We have a few months before the model arrives so the exchange rate could get better . . . or worse. Final price to be determined on the day we import the models.
We will have store stock but reservations are being taken for those who want to Guarantee acquiring a model.
They are also coming in: Chesapeake & Ohio, Missouri Pacific, Northern Pacific, Pennsylvania and SOO Line.
HO-Scale The Rapido HO General American 37' Meat Refrigerator Cars have arrived. As we ordered based on customer orders, we only have a few spares for store stock.
 American Stores  Dugdale  Hormel  Hygrade's  Kingan (Large Logo)  Morris Rofkin  Torbin Packing
January 14, 2014
HO-Scale After along dry spell Atlas HO Scale Code100/83 Rail Joiners and power connectors are back in stock.
O-Scale The Canadian Toy Train Association  BCOL Bulkhead Flat
Car BCOL Bulkhead Flat Car has arrived in two- rail and three-rail.
January 11 2014
N-Scale We have received N-Scale Canadian Cylindrical Covered Hoppers from InterMountain:
 Red Canada CN Red Canada CNWX
Red Canada CP Red Canada CPWX
Canadian Wheat
BoardCanadian Wheat Board
 Canadian Wheat
Board CN Canadian Wheat Board CN.
 Canadian Wheat
Board CP Canadian Wheat Board CPWX.
 CP Rail CP Rail .
N-Scale We have received N-Scale Auto Racks from InterMountain:
 CNR Auto Rack Canadian National
Burlington
Northern Burlington Northern
Union PacificUnion Pacific
 Canadian PacificCanadian Pacific.
N-Scale January 2014 MicoTrains releases are now in stock.
HO Scale We have received assembled HO Scale Red Caboose  CNR Flat Cars CN 42' Flat Cars
A Red Caboose R-T-R.  Bear Creek
VineyardBeer Creek Vineyard Association Reefer
InterMountain  TTX Flat Cars 60' TTX Flat Cars
InterMountain  CNR ES44DC CNR ES44DC locomotives with and without sound.
Digitrax The New Digitrax sound decoders: SDH166D and SDXH166D are in stock. As well the PX112-10 Power Extender has arrived.
Magazines The January 2014 issue of  Railroads Illustrated Railroads Illustrated magazine has arrived.
The January 2014 issue of  Railfan & Railroad Railfan & Railroad magazine has arrived.
The February 2014 issue of  Classic Toy Trains Classic Toy Trains magazine.
Magazines The February 2014 issue of  Scale Auto Scale Auto magazine has arrived.
The January 2014 issue of  Railroad Model Craftsman Railroad Model Craftsman magazine has arrived.
January 10 2014
N-Scale Rapido Trains has announced N-Scale GMD-1 in five paint schemes plus undecorated.
Orders by June 2014 for delivery late 2014.
Details are now on our Rapido Trains N-Scale web page.
 1600 Series
Undecorated GMD-1  Undecorated GMD-1  1600 Series
Black Red  GMD-1 NAR GMD-1  Black Red
GMD-1  Black GMD-1  Green GMD-1


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We are taking reservations for these models.
N-Scale The MicroTrains product web pages have been updated with the 2014 January releases.
HO-Scale The Athearn Web pages have been updated with most of the Nov/Dec 2013 releases. More to come as time permits.
January 7, 2014
N-Scale We have received a restock of Kaslo Shops Products.
In N-Scale we have received: NP-1, NP-2, NP-5, NK-18, NC-3, NK-8, NK-9 and NP-03.
HO-Scale We have received a restock of Kaslo Shops Products.
In HO-Scale we have received: HL-23, HL-3, HD-25, HD-26, HP-2, HD-18 and HD-22.
January 4, 2014
Magazines The November 2013 issue of  Model Cars Model Cars magazine has arrived.

We have received a restock of the December 2013 issue of  Railroad Model Craftsman Railroad Model Craftsman magazine.
Books Advance Notice. The 2014  CDN Trackside Guide Canadian Trackside Guide is due Mid March 2014. We will have a good stock but if you wish to reserve a copy pleasse contact us and we will hold a copy for you.
Testors Paint The new Testors ACRYL line of RR Color paints have arrived.
P/N Description P/N Description P/N Description
4873  Reefer White Flat Paint Reefer White Flat 4874  Aged White Flat Paint Aged White Flat 4875  Aged Concrete Flat Paint Aged Concrete Flat
4876  Concrete Concrete 4877  Earth Earth 4878  Depot Buff Depot Buff Flat
4879  Reefer Yellow Reefer Yellow Flat 4880  Caboose Red Flat Caboose Red Flat 4881  Box Car Red Flat Box Car Red Flat
4882  Oxide Red Flat Oxide Red Flat 4883  Signal Green Flat Signal Green Flat 4884  Roof Brown Flat Roof Brown Flat
4885  Railroad Tie Brown Flat Railroad Tie Brown Flat 4886  Reefer Gray Flat Reefer Grey Flat 4887  Grimy Black Flat Grimy Black Flat
4888  Engine Black Flat Engine Black Flat
Color images from Testors web site. Your computer monitor may not render them accurately.
January 3, 2014
Magazines The Nov/Dec 2013 issue of  Canadian Railway Modeller Canadian Railway Modeller magazine has arrived.

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