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New products from the July 2020 issue of Classic Toy Trains

New O gauge structure from Menards, Xuron cutter, club car, and more!
Lionel Long Island RR scale 50-foot flatcar
The Nassau Lionel Operating Engineers is offering a Lionel Long Island RR scale 50-foot flatcar with a pair of 20-foot trailers. It’s part of the organization’s commemorative car program and recognizes the building supply businesses that helped develop Long Island housing. Production is limited to 200 cars; orders are first come, first served. Delivery is anticipated in September or October. Purchase includes enrollment as an associate member of the NLOE. Price is $108 each plus shipping. Visit or write Nassau Lionel Operating Engineers, P.O. Box 343, Levittown, NY 11756.
Melrose Park depot from Menards
The Melrose Park depot from Menards (no. 279-5551; MSRP $49.99) is a fully assembled, decorated, and illuminated structure with a footprint of 73/4" x 4". The O gauge structure has both a side plug-in and a pigtail plug that drops down from inside the building. For illumination it requires a Menards 4.5V power supply (nos. 279-4061, 279-4062, 279-4050, or 279-4035/4681). Comes prelit with 10 LEDs. Accessories include four figures, crates, benches, luggage, handcart, and Jack the German shepherd. Visit
EasyCut Pro Software
EasyCut, developer of sign-making software programs, has released EasyCut Pro 5.1.02 vinyl cutting software for Windows and macOS. Both 32-bit and 64-bit machines are supported. The new update also offers a wide range of features, making it even more efficient than before in making signs and other patterns. A demonstration version is available for download at where there is also a list of compatible cutters. The full version can be purchased there for $199.95. The update is free for licensed users of EasySignCut Pro 4.x.x.
Underground Railroad Shoppe decals for Lionel Trains
Pre-trimmed reproduction water-slide decals for Lionel O and OO, and prewar American Flyer are available at prices from $2-$30. For a complete list send a self-addressed stamped envelope to The Underground Railroad Shoppe, 1906 Wilmington Road, Newcastle, Pa. Visit; email
Xuron cutters
Xuron offers a line of precision ergonomic scissors for modelers that match specific cutting tasks: Model 441 for cutting thread; 440 for thin, soft metals; 9180 with a serrated blade for cutting slippery leather, Kevlar, and parachute cord; 9180NS with non-serrated blades for cutting light metal stock and leaving both ends flat; and the 9180ET which is specially designed for cutting thin photo-etch metals. All are good for left- or right-hand use, made from alloyed steel, and feature return springs and soft rubber hand grips. Prices from $20.25. Visit


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