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New products from the February 2019 issue of Classic Toy Trains magazine

Three new structures and a Lionel-related CD
TALL DRINK OF WATER: Give the inhabitants of Train Town the gift of a clean, reliable water supply with Woodland Scenics’ new no. BR5866 Rustic Water Tower, the latest structure in the Built-&-Ready line. The O scale tower stands 18½ inches high, with a 7 x 7-inch footprint. The tower is fully assembled, painted, and weathered with touches of graffiti. A separate pump house is included. Up top, a red LED keeps airplanes away. The light is compatible with Woodland Scenics’ Just Plug power system. The tower and pump house costs $219.99. See your Woodland Scenics retailer or go to for more information.
PRIDE OF SHADY LANE: The no. 279-4450 Duplex house is the latest fully assembled and illuminated O gauge building from Menards. The building is mounted on a 9¾ x 14-inch landscaped base. The house features a Spanish tile roof, varied window treatments, interior illumination, six exterior lights, six O gauge figures, and Jack the German Shepherd. The accessory requires a Menards no. 279-4061 or 279-4050 4.5-volt power supply (sold separately). The Duplex costs $79.99 plus shipping, or select free shipping to your local Menards store. Order online at
TRIBUTE TO ELLISON: Brennan’s Model Railroading is accepting preorders for Hap Hazard Packing Co., the second limited-edition kit in its Frank Ellison Tribute Series of O gauge structures. This simple-to-build, laser-cut basswood model of a fruit and vegetable shipper features interior flooring, stud walls, rafters, and a staircase to the upstairs office. It has a footprint of 10 x 17 inches, including the trackside loading dock and street-side truck-unloading shed. The kit, which comes with easy-to-follow photographically illustrated instructions, will be available in January 2019. To reserve your Hap Hazard Packing Co. for $149.95, visit
MORE FROM THE LIONEL ARCHIVES: Robert Osterhoff has issued another DVD-ROM featuring Lionel paper items. This release is Lionel Postwar Dealer Promo Kits, Fifteen Complete Packets 1951-1966. The DVD contains more than 750 pages of advertising and promotional material as originally distributed to Lionel Authorized Service Station Dealers. The DVD, which can be viewed on either Windows or Mac-based computers, costs $40 plus $3.50 shipping. For more information go to To order, send payment via to, or send payment by mail to Robert Osterhoff, 1622 Garden Valley Dr., Wildwood, MO 63038.


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