A shiny metallic silver express reefer for HO scale.

HO freight cars Amherst 2022

HO freight cars Amherst 2022: The freight cars listed here are featured at the Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show in West Springfield, Massachusetts. 


Bachmann Trains 50-foot express reefer


A shiny metallic silver express reefer for HO scale.
Pre-production sample of HO scale 50-foot express reefer from Bachmann Trains.

50-foot express reefer. Pre-production sample shown. Canadian Pacific, New York Central, Pacific Fruit Express, and Railway Express Agency. One road number per scheme. Separate, factory-applied running boards, ladders, hatches, and brake wheel; molded details; and wood panel texture. Mid-2022 delivery. Bachmann Trains, 215-533-1600, bachmanntrains.com 


Eastern Seaboard Models Magor and Pacific Car & Foundry 40-foot insulated boxcars 

Tri-colored boxcar from Eastern Seaboard Models.
Hand-painted pilot samples HO scale Magor and Pacific Car & Foundry 40-foot insulated boxcars from Eastern Seaboard Models.

Magor and Pacific Car & Foundry 40-foot XIH heated, insulated plug-door boxcars. Hand-painted pilot models shown. Boston & Maine (1950 Magor car) and New York, New Haven & Hartford (1953 Pacific Car & Foundry car). Four road numbers per road name. Both versions will be decorated in red, white, and blue “State of Maine” scheme. Injection-molded plastic body, etched-brass see-through running boards and brake platform, InterMountain Railway Co. American Steel Foundries A-3 50-ton solid-bearing trucks with low-profile metal wheelsets, body-mounted Kadee no. 148 whisker couplers, and Hi-Tech Details air hoses. Projected manufacturer’s suggested retail price, $84.50. Summer 2022. Eastern Seaboard Models Corp., esmc.com 


ExactRail 48-foot depressed center flatcar

Brightly colored 48-foot depressed-center fl
ExactRail HO scale 48-foot depressed-center flatcar.

48-foot depressed-center flatcar. TTX (black and modern logo, four road numbers each), Erie Lackawanna (black, three numbers), Norfolk Southern (black, two numbers), Norfolk & Western (black, three numbers), and Penn Central (Deepwater Green, three numbers). Undecorated kit also available. Wire grab irons, General Steel Castings-style perforated deck, American Steel Foundries 100-ton Ride Control trucks, and Kadee no. 5 couplers. ExactRail, 866-945-1701,  exactrail.com 


Rock Island Hobby U.S. Army missile launch car

Army green missile launch car
Rock Island Hobby HO scale U.S. Army missile launch car.

U.S. Army railcars. Missile launch car with missiles ($33.98), big gun car, exploding car, flatcar with tank load ($27.98), and tank buster “Q” car. $32.98 each unless noted. Cars feature plastic wheelsets and couplers. Rock Island Hobby, rockislandhobby.com 


Spring Mills Depot DODX 68-foot flatcar

6 different colored 68-foot flatcars in HO scale
Spring Mills Depot HO scale Department of Defense 68-foot heavy-duty flatcars.

Department of Defense (DODX) 68-foot heavy-duty flatcars. Buffer car, Cascade Green, nuclear cask car, Olive Drab, and Urethane Green. Road-number-specific lettering and details to match builder, period, and paint scheme. Die-cast metal underframes, wire grab irons, metal wheels, and Kadee couplers. $64.95. Spring Mills Depot, 443-744-0938, smd.cc 


Tangent Scale Models Greenville boxcar  

Dark blue and bright yellow 86-foot high-cube quad-plug-door boxcar
Tangent Scale Models HO scale Chessie System Greenville 86-foot high-cube quad-plug-door boxcar with Baltimore & Ohio reporting marks.

Greenville 86-foot high-cube quad-plug-door boxcar. Chessie System with Baltimore & Ohio reporting marks (1979+ repaint), Conrail (1976+ X60GR repaint with large herald and 1988+ X60R repaint), Grand Trunk Western (December 1969 delivery scheme, eight road numbers), Southern Ry. (1987+ NS-era BS-84 Claytor repaint), and Union Pacific with Southern Pacific reporting marks (2011+ “Building America” scheme). Four road numbers per scheme unless noted; undecorated kits also available in two versions. Body shells with overlapping side panels, end of car or center of car cushioning as appropriate, and Kadee scale couplers. $56.95. Tangent Scale Models, 828-412-3886, tangentscalemodels.com 


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