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New products from the January 2018 issue of Classic Toy Trains

Items from MTH, Menards, TM Books, and more
ADD SOME COLOR TO YOUR STREETS: MTH is offering four new O gauge PCC streetcar road names in colors sure to please. These include the nos. 30-5163-1 Philadelphia Suburban Transit red car (shown), 30-5165-1 Kansas City Public Service beige PCC, 30-5164-1 San Francisco blue-and-yellow streetcar, and 30-5166-1 Illinois Terminal green-and-white PCC. The cars cost $259.95 each. See your MTH retailer or go to for more information.
MODERN LAYOUTS AND TODAY’S TECHNIQUES: TM Books & Video continues its coverage of contemporary O gauge layouts with 21st Century Great Train Layouts 2. Four modern layouts are profiled in the 60-minute DVD. All feature scale details and authentic scenery while illustrating the varied approaches to O gauge model railroading in this century. See your hobby retailer or go to to order.
IN STORES NOW: Menards will soon be stocking an assortment of 14 new boxcar road names. Shown here are six cars from the group: Chessie System (B&O), Illinois Central, and Milwaukee Road (above) and Baltimore & Ohio, Norfolk & Western, and Santa Fe (below). The O gauge cars cost $19.99 each plus shipping. See all the road names at your local Menards store. Live too far away from Menards? Order online at
LOGOMANIA: Menards has released five famous railroad heralds for your train room. The full-color emblems are made from wood and feature (top to bottom) the nos. 279-3766 Santa Fe, 279-3763 Milwaukee Road, 279-3765 Chicago & North Western, 279-3762 New York Central, 279-3761 Pennsylvania RR, and 279-3764 Union Pacific. The heralds cost $9.99 each plus shipping. Check your local Menards or order online at and opt for free shipment to your local Menards store.
SALLY’S RIDES: Find a sweet, sweet ride at the no. 279-4032 Sally’s Restorations, the latest O gauge structure from Menards. The illuminated structure is a showroom for an auto restoration business and is sure to find favor with car and train guys. The building features die-cast metal automobiles, customers, and interior decoration. The structure costs $99.99 plus shipping. Order online at and opt for free shipment to your local Menards store


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