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New products from the December issue of Classic Toy Trains

A new locomotive, scenery items, and more
Bachmann 70-ton engine
SMALL BUT MIGHTY. Bachmann’s latest locomotive is a General Electric 70-ton diesel switcher. Units will negotiate O-27 curves and feature True Blast Plus 16-bit polyphonic sound including diesel engine, horn, and bell; die-cast frame and trucks; flywheel-equipped motors; O scale dimensions; electronic reverse board with directional lock-out; LED lighting; engineer figure in the cab; and flush-mounted windshield with separate wipers. Roadnames include Southern Pacific, Canadian National (red-and-black scheme), Rutland, and Tropicana. MSRP is $429.95. Visit
Atlas O gauge caboose artwork
BRINGING UP THE REAR. Atlas O has announced new paint schemes for the bay-window caboose in its Trainman line: Long Island Rail Road (yellow and blue); Chicago Great Western (maroon and yellow); Chessie System (red, white, and yellow and blue, black, and yellow safety schemes, one road number each); Erie Lackawanna (American Revolution Bicentennial scheme, one number); New York, Susquehanna & Western (yellow and black, one number); Norfolk Southern Track Inspection and Development (maroon and yellow, one number); Southern Ry. (red, yellow, and white); and Union Pacific Railroad Police (white with Southern Pacific reporting marks, one number). Two numbers per scheme unless noted; also available undecorated. Die-cast metal couplers and solid-bearing caboose trucks; see-through plastic running boards; and separate, factory-applied smoke stack, brake wheel, and brake lines. $78.95 (undecorated, $73.95). Available in second quarter 2021. Trainman line. Call 908-687-0880 or visit
Woodland Scenics scale gum trees
A SPOT FOR KOOKABURRA. New in Woodland Scenics’ Woodland Classics line are gum trees, factory assembled and painted. Trees range in height from 21/2" to 31/2". Three-pack, $12.99. Call 573-346-5555 or visit


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