Thursday, May 19, 2005

Atlas HO Scale New Items

Atlas has announced that they are doing a run of 2-Bay Offset Side Hoppers w/ Flat Ends. These hoppers are modeled after the open hoppers of the 1930's and 1940's used to transport coal. The NEW Road Numbers will be on models of Northern Pacific, Boston & Maine,& Chesapeake & Ohio. The NEW Road Names are: Canadian Pacific, Chicago & Eastern Illinois, Delaware & Hudson, Jersey Central, L&N, New York Central, & Pittsburg & Shawmut. They are also doing several three packs. They are: Chessie System (B&O), Monon (three schemes), Reading (Roman lettering and Speed lettering), & Santa Fe. The estimated delivery for these cars is August 2005. The MSRP is $12.95 for the single and $41.95 for the three pack.

Atlas has also announced Decorated Code 100 Plate Girder Bridges. These will be based on a common prototype and decorated for Erie (black/white), New York Central (silver/black), Rio Grande (silver/black), and Santa Fe(black/white). The MSRP for these bridges is $ 9.95 and delivery is expected August 2005.

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