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Walthers brings Alco PA & PB locomotives to its Mainline Series


HO — Spring 2016 will see the former Proto-series HO-scale Alco PA-1/PB-1 tooling released as a new Walthers Main- line offering. As part of Walthers’ “Fall- en Flags” series that includes matching streamlined passenger cars, five road names are coming for the long-nosed Alco PA: Delaware & Hudson, Erie Lackawa- nna, Missouri Pacific, Nickel Plate Road, and Rio Grande. Rio Grande modelers can enjoy an additional A-B set option that includes a matching PB-1, enabling D&RGW fans to build complete A-B-A sets of Alco PAs as they choose. The stan- dard DC/DCC-ready PA-1 will retail for


HO — Tangent Scale Models presents a new release of its popular HO-scale American Car & Foundry (ACF) 70-ton welded drop-end gondolas in seven paint schemes. Dating from the transi- tion era into modern times, this classic workhorse measures 52-feet, 6-inches in prototype form. Two Erie Lackawa- nna offerings provide modelers with a 1964 “Rail Train” release and a 1974- plus Gothic lettering version. The pop- ular jade green Penn Central scheme dates from 1971 and represents cars from PRR/PC’s G31B class. Three ver- sions for Southern Pacific include origi- nal G-70-8 black cars from 1951, G-70- 12 cars in boxcar red from 1953 and Gothic-lettered 1966 repaints. Of spe- cial interest in this release is a Spruce Green gondola lettered for Allagash Rail- way — Mike Confalone’s exquisitely de- tailed freelance model railroad. Based in Maine in the mid-1980s, the Allagash


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$149.98, and versions factory-equipped with SoundTraxx sound for DC and DCC layouts will retail for $219.98 each. A-B sets of PA-1/PB-1s in Rio Grande’s clas- sic Aspen Gold four-stripe livery will be offered at $279.98 for standard DC/ DCC-ready versions and $419.98 for A-B sets with factory-installed SoundTraxx sound. Multiple road numbers will be of- fered for each road name. The Walthers Mainline Alco PA will


feature the same high quality drive mechanism, as found in its Proto-series offerings with 14:1 gearing and dual flywheels. For easy conversion to DCC


New Tangent ACF 70-ton drop-end Gondolas


control, an 8-pin DCC plug will be pro- vided with the standard DC version. Road-specific details include dynamic brakes where appropriate, and accurate number boards. These HO Alco PAs will also provide constant and directional lighting, factory-installed handrails, and ProtoMax metal knuckle couplers. Visit Walthers online to view this newly an- nounced “Fallen Flag” series of locomo- tives and rolling stock.


Wm. K. Walthers, Inc.


5601 W. Florist Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53218; 800-487-2467 www.walthers.com


gondolas represent former Pennsylvania Railroad gons purchased by the mythi- cal road in 1970. Multiple road num- bers are offered for all schemes. This fully assembled HO-scale ACF


70-ton welded drop-end gondola in- cludes scale-sized side tie-downs, see- through tie down holes, stand-off lad- ders, wire grab irons and coupler cut levers, see-through brake platforms,


road-specific handbrakes, an improved design for better clearance of wheels underneath the deck, and Kadee scale metal knuckle couplers. The model is available now for $34.95 via select hob- by dealers or direct from tangentscale- models.com.


Tangent Scale Models


P.O. Box 6514, Asheville, NC 28816; 828-279-6106


www.tangentscalemodels.com


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