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New & Noteworthy..........................2-4 Bachmann Trains......................................5 Morning Sun Books..................................6 Arcadia Books............................................7

Trains Books & Videos..........................................8 Early Steam / Wild West...........................9 Steam Locomotives...............................10 Diesel Locomotives................................11 Freight...............................................12-13

Industry REA / Railyard...........................................14 Logging / Mining.....................................15 Agriculture.........................................16 -17 Great Lakes / Shipwrecks.......................18 Lighthouses / Liners...............................19 Circus / Amusement Parks....................20 Civil War....................................................21 Military....................................................22 Campbell Films.......................................23

Dear Fellow Railfan,

This May marks 150 years since history was made in Salt Lake City, Utah, when the famous Golden Spike united a nation. Connecting the Central Pacific and Union Pacific railroads, the Transcontinental Railroad was born, and changed not only the landscape of rail, but the very face of the country. Celebrate this momentous event in rail history with some of our fabulous new items, including beautiful work by acclaimed artist Gil Bennet, a wonderful book detailing the lead up to the Golden Spike ceremony, and a transcontinental train set!

You can also find more items celebrating other famous anniversaries (including Woodstock, the mood landing, D-Day, and more!) on pages 51 and 52, new HO vehicle kits on page 35, and many new books and videos on pages 28 and 29. So, flip through and choose your favorites! Then call us toll free at 800-989-1945, mail in the order form provided, or place your order online at MilitaryIssue.com. Thanks for shopping with us! – Greg Herrick On the Cover: LIMITED EDITION

Railroads Urban Rails / Passenger Cars.........24-25 Stock & Bond Certificates....................26 Railway Art Metal Signs........................27 Railroad Books / DVDs.....................28-29

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Metal Sign – Also available as a metal sign.

Modeling

Includes mounting holes for easy display. 18"x 12". #406834 $29.95

Structures.................................................30 Expansion / Accessories.........................31 Green Frog Sale DVDs..............32-33 HO Scale Vehicles.............................34-35

Vehicles New & Noteworthy...........................36 Books.......................................................37 Early Transportation........................38-41 Muscle Cars........................................42-43 Vintage Car Kits.......................................44 Diorama Figures......................................45 Route 66 / National Parks......................46 Trucks / Motorcycles........................47-48 Boats / Ships.............................................49

Just 4 Fun Patriotic / Currency.................................50 Space / D-Day..........................................51 Nostalgic Gifts...................................52-54 Arcadia Books..........................................55 Pin-Ups....................................................56 Nostalgic Signs........................................57 Nostalgic Kits / Pirate's Cove.................58 Figures & Models....................................59 Railroad/Pin-Up Signs...........................60 Railroad Gifts...........................................61 Hollywood Movies.................................62 New & Noteworthy.....................63-64

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Gil Bennet. Four years after the Civil War, the United States is joined from coast to coast by a transcontinental railroad, as financier and former California Governor Leland Stanford drives a single golden spike into the final tie with a silver hammer. The rail lines from east and west were joined, and a single word signals to the rest of the country the momentous occasion: “DONE!” This beautiful giclee commemorates this historic event with artwork by Gil Bennet. 24"x 16".

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East meets West! History was made 150 years ago when the Transcontinental Railroad was completed. Now you can celebrate this significant moment with this limited edition, HO scale, readyto-run set! Includes a DCC & sound-equipped 4-4-0 American (Central Pacific #60 “Jupiter” and Union Pacific #119), a wood tender and coal tender, operating headlights, an old-time coach (Central Pacific) and old-time combine (Union Pacific), and more! #406638 Reg: $549 $

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About Our Models... Unless otherwise noted, all of the HO scale locomotive models in this catalog feature a finely molded body, glazed windows, a powerful motor, a die cast chassis, RP25 metal wheels, magnetically operated knuckle couplers, and arrive ready to run. Typically, most N scale rolling stock models come with plastic wheels. A final reminder: products in this catalog are not toys; they are intended for modelers and railfans ages 14 and above. If, in the catalog, you see one of these badges, it means that the loco next to it has built-in DCC or DCC & sound! Unless otherwise noted, if a product is “DCC-equipped,” it works on standard DC or DCC systems.

Bachmann

DCC – Equipped for speed, direction, and lighting. DCC Sound Value – Equipped for speed, direction, lighting, and 6 standard sounds. DCC & Sound – (Bachmann Spectrum) – Equipped for speed, direction, lighting, and sounds, including engine startup and shutdown, bell, air horn, coupler crash, dynamic brakes and brake squeal, radiator fans, and more.

Athearn Genesis DCC – Equipped for speed, direction, and lighting. DCC & Sound – Equipped for speed, direction, lighting, and 19 sounds such as horn, bell, coupler crash, dynamic brakes and brake squeal, and air release.

Broadway Limited Paragon2 DCC & Sound – Equipped for speed, direction, and lighting, and features built-in controllable sounds such as engine chuff, whistles, bell, reverse mechanism shift and creak, passenger station, freight yard, lumber yard, farm, maintenance yard, and others; recordable DCC operation for automated playback; and synchronized puffing smoke (steam locomotives).

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DCC & Sound – Equipped for speed, direction, lighting, and sounds, including horn, bell, coupler crash, dynamic brakes and brake squeal, air release, and many others.


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America’s Transcontinental Railroad – as celebrated with this selection of exciting commemorative merchandise – with east and west meeting one another in Utah to hammer the ceremonial Golden Spike into the ground.

T-Shirt – This 100% cotton t-shirt, in a handsome natural color, features a vignette image of the historic meetup!

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Golden Spike – Pay tribute to the Transcontinental Railroad with this reproduction of the spike that connected America by rail! Features the date and location. #406865

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A Steam Driven Man, Chad O’Connor – A true innovator and diehard railfan, Chad O’Connor has built or reconstructed everything from steam boats to automobiles – including fully operational reproductions of the Jupiter and #119 that connected the Transcontinental Railroad. This engaging program includes two films: A Steam Driven Man and Locomotives of the Golden Spike, each one capturing O’Connor’s brilliance as he transforms old locomotives into the functional tributes still in service at the Golden Spike National Historic Site. 1 hr. 4 min. #406864 Reg: $29.95 $

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Union Pacific: America’s Premier Railroad for Over 150 Years

Kelly. Founded in 1862, the Union Pacific Railroad originally carried passengers and freight until 1971 when it became a freight-only carrier operating 8,600 locomotives over 32,000 routemiles in 23 states west of Chicago and New Orleans. Enjoy this expansive archive of material concentrating on six decades of rail history and the many important roles UP played in the building of America. 126 pages, 8½"x 11", softcover. #406833 $36.95

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Kaplan. Among New York City’s most grandiose landmarks during the first half of the 20th century, Pennsylvania Station opened its doors in 1910. This illustrated title, featuring a number of vintage photographs, examines the elegance and pride of the facility – which, with the rise of automotive and air travel, was tragically destroyed in 1963. 176 pages, 64 B&W photos, 6"x 9", softcover. #406866 $21.95

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6,000-Gallon Tank Car Sets

United New Jersey Railroad and Canal Company Bond

Succeeded by Amtrak and Conrail after more than 140 years in service, the United New Jersey Railroad and Canal Company was one of America’s first ten railroad companies! This $1,000 bond certificate from the nowdefunct railroad features a handsome vignette of an early steam engine. 11"x 8". #406431 $19.95 D

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Built from the 1920s through the ’40s, the Type 27 tank car was among the most common of its era. These HO scale sets include four 6,000-gallon versions of the Type 27 featuring vintage paint schemes, a detailed underbody, and separately applied handrails, ladders, brake wheels, and roof walkways. 5" long each. A: Penn Salt – Two yellow/blue, two bronze. #406487 B: Hooker Chemicals – Orange. #406491 C: Variety Pack #1 – Ethyl, Penn Salt, Olin Mathieson, and Stauffer Chemicals. #406488 D: Variety Pack #2 – Columbia Southern, Solvay, Ethyl, and Wyandotte. #406489

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Great World Train Journeys

Ride the rails around the world and experience exotic, adventurous destinations in luxury and style. This 2-DVD set is a collection of world-class international train excursions. You’ll journey along with such famous lines as the Northern Bell, The Al Andalus Express, the South Orient Express, the Royal Scotsman, and many more! Over 6 hours. #406843 $24.95

These Hi-Rail trucks are perfect for trackside, railroad yard, and street scenes in your 1950s and 1960s HO scale layout. These classic, die cast replicas of 1954 Ford Hi-Rail maintenance trucks feature applied Hi-Rail railroad wheels, interior seats, window glazing, accurate markings, authentic decoration, and more! 1" long. $19.95 each

A: Erie Lackawanna #406442 B: Rio Grande/Denver & Rio Grande Western #406443 C: Southern #406444

These cylindrical covered hoppers are based on boxcars used to haul grain, potash, and other materials since the 1970s. These HO scale replicas come equipped with a track powered flashing red LED light (also known as a Flashing Rear End Device or FRED). Features also include a detailed injectionmolded body with realistic decoration, metal wheels and magnetic knuckle couplers. 10" long.

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Railroad Line Metal Signs

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These handsome signs, featuring logos of famous railroad lines, are laser cut and made of high quality metal. Sure to dress up any favorite space, mounting holes are included $ for easy display. 19.95 each

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This impressive replica is patterned after an MV White Swan, built in 1922 and wrecked in 1956. Typical of the small Great Lakes Wooden ships from the 1880s to 1940s, this HO scale plastic kit includes a fully detailed wheelhouse interior, one piece castings, bollards, etched brass stanchions, and more! Assembly required. 11" long.

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4-Bay Cylindrical Grain Hoppers

Reg: $49.95 A: Canada Grain B: Saskatchewan C: Canada Pacific

1954 Ford Hi-Rail Railroad Trucks

The 4-8-4 wheel configuration is commonly referred to as a “Northern” because they were first used on the Northern Pacific Railroad in the 1920s. These HO scale replicas of the powerful steam locomotives are equipped with ESU sound for dual mode DCC and DC, realistic working LED headlights, all-wheel drive and electrical pick-up, and more! 22" radius or larger curves recommended. HO SCALE 18" long.

Great Lakes FreighterMV White Swan Kit

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SD40-2 Diesel Locomotives With these easy to use and affordable A locomotives, you can digitally control speed, lighting, and direction. These HO B scale replicas of SD40-2 Diesels are compatible with all NMRA-compliant DCC systems. C Features include dual-mode digital command control decoder, authentic markings, glazed windows, and more! 9½" long. $139 each

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A: BNSF Heritage III B: CSX C: Florida East Coast

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Bachmann Train Sets This colorfully diverse collection of HO, N, and O scale train sets are available at a fraction of their original cost with savings of up to $120! Each one features a locomotive with a working headlight, a selection of realistic rolling stock, a section of track, a power pack and speed controller, and illustrated instructions.

On30 SCALE

White Pass & Yukon Train Set

Born out of the Klondike Gold Rush of the 19th Century, 56"x 38" the White Pass and Yukon Line has ably handled freight and passenger traffic for more than 100 years. This ready-to-run, On30 Oval scale replica of the White Pass & Yukon comes complete with a 2-6-0 locomotive with operating headlight, lighted combine, coach, observation cars, 56"x 38" oval of snap-fit nickel silver, magnetically operated couplers on all cars, power pack and speed controller, and illustrated instruction manual. #406831 $399

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Working Smoke!

Overland Limited

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Nearly 6 Feet Long!

65"x 38"

The biggest and the best! From the powerful locomotive through the impressive consist of nine cars, this Oval HO scale set has it all! You get a Union Pacific Overland 4-8-4 steam locomotive (with a smoke unit), a “centipede-style” oil tender, a grain car, a three-dome tank car, a flatcar with logs, a center flow hopper, an open quad hopper, two plug door boxcars, a wood stock car, a wide vision caboose, and a 65"x 38" oval of track. 70½" long. #R09197 Reg: $399 $

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Harvest Express

Bursting with grain, the HO SCALE colorful $ Harvest Express cruises through the golden wheat fields of central Canada! This HO scale set – pulled by an EMD GP40 diesel engine – comes with three Canadian four-bay cylindrical grain hoppers (with eye-catching designs and realistic walkways and platforms), and a 47"x 38" oval of track. 30" long. #401420 Reg: $249 $

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Coastliner Displaying a classic CSX paint scheme, the units of this HO scale set HO SCALE make up the Coastliner – a train keeping America running by transporting freight from southern shores to northern ports along the Eastern Seaboard. It comes with an EMD GP40 diesel engine, two flat cars (with container loads), a wide-vision caboose, and a 36" circle of track. 28" long.

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This N scale set requires very little space yet provides hours of fun! It features an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 0-6-0 steam locomotive with a powerful motor and an operating headlight, a tender with a simulated coal load, a boxcar, a quad hopper $ and a Santa Fe wide-vision caboose. It also includes a 24" circle of nickel silver E-Z track. 17" long. #R95068 Reg: $209

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Run a Santa Fe freight train in N scale! This complete set includes a GP40 diesel N SCALE locomotive (with a Santa Fe “Warbonnet” paint scheme), a steel reefer, a three-dome tank car, a Santa Fe wide-vision caboose, and a 24" circle of track. 14" long. #R91990 Reg: $179 $

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Railroads MorningUntitled Sun Books

Drawing from a number of credible railroad sources, each volume – featuring all-color images and rarely seen motives – covers various eras such as late-steam and electric. These exclusive titles, mainly by the acclaimed In Color series, follow the noteworthy operations with awe-inspiring scenery along the way!

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Pennsylvania Railroad – Best of Bill Volkmer

Volkmer & Yanosey. During his career with the Pennsylvania Railroad, Bill Volkmer captured shots of magnificent motive power. A mixture of imagery and anecdotes, each volume contains a collection of stops during the steam and transition eras. 96 pages. NEW! Volume 4 – Indiana, Cresson, New York, Michigan, Washington DC, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania. #406625 Volume 1 – Chicago, New York City, Gallitzin, Erie, Philadelphia, Canton, NY&LB, Harrisburg. #405550 Volume 2 – Conemaug, Enola, Ohio, New Jersey, Englewood, Pittsburgh, Thorndale, Buffalo, Northumberland. #406075 Volume 3 – Altoona. #406479

Freight Car Color Portfolio Yanosey. Featuring a selection of neverbefore-published images, these profiles capture a selection of freight cars from 1960 through 1980. 96 pages.

Book #1: ACL - GN #402698 Book #2: GNW - PC #404591 Book #3: P&E - YW #404446 Book #4: ACFX - CSXT #404913 NEW! Book #5: CSXT - NS #406626

Lehigh Valley Best of Bob Wilt

Wilt. Travel back to the late 1960s and early 1970s for a look at LV’s exciting units and their takeover of CNJ operations. 96 pages. Volume 1 – 1960s. #402704 Volume 2 – 1970 - 1972. #402696 Volume 3 – 1973 - 1974. #404442

Union Pacific:

Best of Dave McKay

Timko. This illustrated reference guide – bursting with color photographs – features an assortment of images capturing the iconic company’s locomotives, passenger and freight trains, trackside equipment, and structures. 96 pages. #404445

Jersey Central Lines Official Photography

Rosenbaum and Gallo. This edition chronicles the “Big Little Railroad” from the 1920s through the 1950s. 128 pages. #402712

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Atlantic Coast Line in Color

McClure III. This book details the motive power of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad's famed purple and silver locomotives right up until its merger with the Seaboard Air Line. #R11371

The Long Island Rail Road in Color

Erdman. These heavily illustrated volumes examine the trains and operations of the Long Island Rail Road – “The Route of the Dashing Commuter” – from its 1949 bankruptcy through its 1966 purchase by the MTA and beyond. Volume 1: 1949-1966 – View the displacement of steam by Fairbanks-Morse C-liners and Alco RS-3s in the 1950s and the introduction of Alco Century 420s in the mid-1960s. #R05471 Volume 2: 1966-1990 – View the LIRR after its 1966 takeover to see changes brought about by the new management, including the replacement of its entire electric passenger fleet. #R01048

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The RF&P–CSX Merger in Color

Reisweber. This book covers the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad in its last twenty years of “independence” beginning at the startup of Amtrak in 1971 and continuing until the present day. #404737

Southern Pacific Facilities in Color

Take a tour of the Southern Pacific’s stations, towers, bridges, yards, shops and other facilities across the Western United States! Volume 1 – Morris. California, Oregon, Nevada, and Utah.

#R77798 Volume 2 – Bray. New Orleans to Los Angeles. #402313

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Images of Rail: Iconic American Railroads From sea to shining sea, the rails of this great country connect us. These beautiful Images of Rail books from Arcadia Publishing document important and noteworthy railroads, trolleys, streetcars and more from all around the United States. 128 pages, approximately 200 B&W photographs, 6½"x 9¼", softcover.

Steam to Diesel in New Jersey Caldes. This book presents an array of late steam and early diesel power that served New Jersey’s railroads from the mid1940s to the late ‘50s. With nearly two hundred images, enjoy this showcase of the departing and emerging diesels of New Jersey railroad history.

Railroading in Conneaut

Borsvold. This volume offers a look at Conneaut, Ohio, an industrial giant that developed during the "Golden Age of Railroading." The town itself is beautifully captured in images of lighthouses, buildings, festivals, and people.

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South Dakota Railroads

Railroads of Cape Cod and the Islands

Eldredge. This pictorial history richly illustrates the heritage of freight and passenger rail transportation on Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket.

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Long Island Rail Road Stations

Wiese and Hayes. Drawing on archival photographs and historical documents, the authors take you on a tour of the depots, trains, and wrecks that defined South Dakota railroading in the early part of the 20th century. #R01362

Waterbury Trolleys

Morrison & Pakaluk. Enjoy a historic look at the Long Island Railroad stations in New York that served both patron and railroad alike throughout the 19th and 20th centuries.

#R01340

Connecticut Motor Coach Museum. This pictorial traces the growth and expansion of the once-thriving streetcar system that connected communities throughout Connecticut's Naugatuck Valley. #R01383

Toledo Railroads

The Long Island Rail Road 1925-1975 – Keller & Lynch.

The Long Island Rail Road is as important today as it was when first chartered in 1834. This behind-the-scenes look at the iconic freight and passenger activities showcases one-ofa-kind LIRR's locomotives and more! #R01369

Hise & Pulhuj. Toledo, Ohio, was a busy rail center, providing an important link between Chicago and Cleveland and between Detroit and Cincinnati. This pictorial explores the railroads and equipment that are a part of Toledo’s heritage. #R01384

New Haven Streetcars

The Ann Arbor Railroad

Baehr, Boucher, Koella, & Schreiber. Drawing from vintage photos from the Shore Line Trolley museum and private collections, this book offers a look at New Haven's streetcar era from 1860 to 1948.

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Philadelphia Trolleys

Meyers. This book examines all of the major trolley lines in Philadelphia from the past and present, including many of the lines that ran to amusement parks and surrounding suburbs. #R01349

Burkhardt. Follow the storied history of the Ann Arbor Railroad along its congested lines between the industrial port city of Toledo, Ohio, and the shores of Lake Michigan at Frankfort and Elberta, Michigan. #R01386

Boston and Maine Trains and Services

Heald. This pictorial presents the Boston & Maine's role in helping to spur the development and growth of the industry throughout New England. #R01387

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Sacramento Northern Railway

Trimble. Travel across Northern California with its orchards, farmland, swamps, and cities for a look at one of the state's most beloved inter-urban systems, the Sacramento Northern. #R01422

Manhattan's Lost Streetcars

Meyers. By the first quarter of the 20th century, Manhattan had well over 400 miles of streetcar trackage. This book chronicles Manhattan's oncegreat streetcar network from its inception in 1890 to its demise in 1935. #R01396

Alameda by Rail

Ute, Singer. Across the bay from San Francisco, Alameda evolved into a hometown of fine Victorian and Craftsman architecture. This pictorial examines the rail operations of Alameda in beautiful detail.

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Florida Railroads in the 1920s

Turner. Through crisp, archival images and detailed captions, this pictorial follows both Florida booms, showcasing some of the proudest moments for the ACL, SAL and FEC. #R01426

Greater Erie Trolleys

Springirth. This lavishly illustrated book showcases the vital role that trolley cars played in the urban expansion of Erie, Pennsylvania, and the nearby communities of Meadville, Pennsylvania; Conneaut, Ohio; and Buffalo, New York.

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Detroit's Street Railways

Schramm. Detroit's Street Railways tells the story of public transportation in the Motor City. Detroit has a rich public streetcar transportation history that dates back to 1863, and this pictorial presents the evolution of that system as well as its sad demise in 1956. #R01425

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Books & Videos

Historic North American Locomotives An Illustrated Journey

Boyd. Follow the evolution of North American locomotives from the 1800s to today in this beautifully illustrated title. With over 100 trains rarely pictured together, it features unique images and landscape-formatted pages, as well as a satisfying mixture of both old-time and modern-era motives. 232 pages, 200 color photos, 11"x 8½", hardcover. #405910 $44.95

The Golden Age of Trains This acclaimed series offers a variety of exciting programs beginning in the 1930s through the transition years of the 1950s and ’60s. Each volume contains six short vintage films. B&W and color.

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Volume 1: The Colorado Railroad Museum,

three Colorado narrow gauge railroads, and a ride on Amtrak’s California Zephyr. #RV6670

Volume 5: Norfolk Southern’s busy Georgia Division and 1960s rail action around Detroit. #RV6674 Volume 6: A 1980s look at Chicago rail action and footage of the Detroit, Toledo & Ironton. #RV6675 Volume 7: Union Pacific’s western coal trains and 1960s St. Louis area rail action. #RV6676 Volume 8: A ride aboard Amtrak’s Empire Builder and Canadian steam in the 1950s. #RV6677 Volume 9: 1950s and ‘60s Pennsylvania Railroad footage and a 1980s look at rail activity around “The Steel City”– Pittsburgh. #RV6678 Volume 10: A 1960s narrow gauge passenger train run and vintage footage of the colorful Illinois Central Railroad. #RV6679 Volume 11: The railroads’ role in NASA space programs and the East Broad Top Railroad. #RV6680 Volume 12: Norfolk Southern’s restoration of N&W 2-6-6-4 #1218 and classic footage of the Santa Fe. #RV6681 Volume 13: Rock Island footage around Chicago during the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s and a bevy of restored narrow gauge steamers. #RV6682

Vol. 2 – Includes films released by

Southern Pacific, Seaboard Air Line, New York Central, Rock Island, and Santa Fe. 2 hrs. 15 min. #402288

Vol. 3 – See a Norfolk & Western

film on how coal powered America and witness a young engineer earn his stripes on the Milwaukee Road. 2 hrs. 37 min. #402289

Vol. 4 – Enjoy footage along the

Santa Fe in the early 1940s, and see how freight trains are assembled, inspected, and scheduled. 2 hrs. 5 min. #402744

Vol. 5 – This volume explains how locomotives were essential to our economy’s growth. 2 hours. #402745

Complete Set on 5 DVDs

Vol. 6 – Take a look at the 1940s

All 26 episodes – a $259 value – at 85% savings!

through the 50s and how they were the most prosperous decades for railroad travel. 2 hrs. 17 min. #403483

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Derailments, Crashes, and Wrecks

Vol. 7 – Learn why these diesel-powered

Disasters on the High Iron

passenger locomotives were the way to go! 1 hr. 55 min. #403484

Viewer discretion advised! Inherently dangerous, with cars and engines that could burst into flames – and even explode – or derail and cause major damage to anything in their path, railroads and trains are not to be taken lightly. Documenting many of the worst rail disasters from 1934 to 2011, this program is an eye opener to the risks of traveling by $ train. 1 hr. 21 min. #RV7631 Reg: $24.95

Vol. 8 – Explore the modern age of

streamliners and the solution to the increasing number of automobiles. 1 hr. 45 min. #405276

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The Wreck of the Old 97

Vol. 10 – The railway system peaked during the

1940s and ‘50s, including the demand for faster and inexpensive transportation. 1 hr. 38 min. #405278

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Each episode of All Aboard, a series that aired on PBS, showcases a unique element of railroading. You get two exciting episodes on each volume, or you can buy the complete set for maximum savings! $ 52 minutes each. Reg: $19.95 each

between Alamosa and Chama and memorable 1950s steam such as the Shay and the Big Boy. #RV6673

tions and luxuries of trains from the 1930s through the 1950s. 1 hr. 56 min. #RV9730

Vol. 11 – Experience the vast expansion of railroads in the West and the B&O’s 8,000-mile celebration. 2 hrs. 17 min. #405279

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Volume 2: Florida East Coast trains, shops and yards, and steam excursion trains. #RV6671 Volume 3: A railroad history of Atlanta and privately owned passenger cars. #RV6672 Volume 4: D&RGW’s narrow gauge operations

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Vol. 9 – Steam locomotives transported goods and services at a low cost, and the job of railroad men was dangerous at times. 1 hr. 50 min.

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Aaron. With Fast Mail train #97 an hour behind schedule, locomotive engineer Steve Broady, according to legend, swore to “put her in Spence on time” or “put her in Hell.” Based on firsthand accounts, this volume examines the events of September 27, 1903, at Danville, Virginia, leading up to Old 97 plummeting into a 45-foot ravine. 160 pages, 45+ B&W photographs, 6"x 9", softcover. #R03829 $21.95

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Early Steam / Wild West

Trains

The DeWitt Clinton Train Set

This HO scale replica of America’s third steam-operated train, The DeWitt Clinton, produced in 1831, includes an 0-4-0 locomotive with an engineer figure, a prototypical tender and three detailed coaches, a 47"x 38" oval HO SCALE of E-Z Track, a power pack/speed controller, and a lifetime limited warranty. Minor assembly $ required. #R09380 Reg: $195

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Stephenson’s Rocket Locomotive

Currently on display at the Science Museum in London, England, Robert Stephenson’s Rocket locomotive – an early steam locomotive with a 0-2-2 wheel arrangement – was created for, and won, the Rainhill Trials for “best design to power the railway” in 1829. Handcrafted of fine woods with a wrought iron frame, this hand painted display model features a detachable carriage with barrel, a tall smokestack chimney, and rolling spoke wheels. 18" long. #406227 $149.95

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One of the first steam A: Union Pacific #119 #R85280 locomotives used on B: NEW! Central Pacific “Jupiter” #406228 American railroads, the 4-4-0 includes famous trains such as Union Pacific’s "The General" and the Central Pacific “Jupiter.” Each HO scale model is DCC-ready and features a powerful motor, side-rod castings, gold-tone simulated brass, see-through cab windows, an accompanying rear tender with a simulated wood load, and authentic markings. 18" minimum radius is recommended. 7¼" long. Reg: $239 $

4-4-0 Locomotive Silhouette Metal Sign

199

• Wild West • Vintage Wanted Metal Sign

Resembling a vintage flyer announcing the $10,000 reward for Butch Cassidy’s “Wild Bunch” Gang, which robbed the Union Pacific Express, this aluminum sign has a distressed look and includes Made in mounting holes. 12"x 18".

the USA.

#R62059

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

29.95

$

A pair of Hollywood legends, Paul Newman and Robert Redford, star in this historical biopic on the outlaws Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Much to the dismay of the offbeat duo, the West is becoming increasingly civilized and regulated – and when they undertake one too many train heists, they’re forced to flee the law and head to Bolivia! 1 hr. 50 min. #404278 $14.95

Finished in an eye-catching faux copper, this 4-4-0 locomotive sign makes a unique railfan wall decoration with its custom laser cutout design! Constructed of 18-gauge steel, it includes mounting holes for easy hanging. 14½" diameter. #405468 $29.95

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Colt M1873 Quick Draw Revolver

Draw! This highly detailed cap gun is one of the most popular pistols we offer and commemorates the exciting Wild West. Travel back in time with this Colt M1873, featuring realistic working action, hammer, trigger, revolving cylinder, nickel-finish, and ivory fingergrooved grips. 4¾" barrel, 10½" length.

#M651811

79.95

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Tan Leather Western Holster

This deluxe Western-style fast-draw holster is crafted of thick, tooled, choice Medium: 36-40 Waist leather and is fully lined with Large: 40-44 Waist .38 caliber cartridge loops. #105140 $99.95 X-Large: 44-48 Waist

Ghost Towns of the Wild West

The romanticized Gold Rush era of the mid-19th century, while offering the promise of western riches, also left many ghost towns in its wake. This eight-part series explores these left-behind regions – including those in California, Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, and the Dakotas – and features recognizable characters such as Bill Cody, Wild Bill Hickok, Wyatt Earp, and Doc Holliday. 1 hr. 42 min. #102844 $19.95

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Trains

Steam Locomotives Steam Trains

Smoke Over Steamtown

This 8-DVD collection is filled with spectacular footage of steamers! You’ll marvel at the largest, fastest steam locomotives from around the globe; ride railroads in some of the most exotic locations on earth, including Jordan, Turkey, India, and Paraguay; and learn exciting facts about the history of steam engines! 9 hrs. 30 min.

SAVE

Livesey. More than simply an examination of classic hardware, this pictorial reference guide brings the steam era alive through vivid personal stories! Hear gripping tales recounted by veteran railroaders – including how it felt to be in sole command of the handbrake on a descending 400-passenger train – that bring character and personality to the billowing smoke and flashing steel rods. 144 pages, 131 color and B&W images, 12"x 9", hardcover. #401697 $34.95

50%

#RV5231 Reg: $29.95

Over 9 Hours on 8 DVDs!

HO SCALE

USRA 0-6-0 Steam Locomotives

A

14.95

$

Designed after a 0-6-0 steam locomotive from the United States Railroad Administration just after World War I, each HO scale model features a finely molded body with simulated rivets, a powerful motor, a working headlight and an operating smoke unit, a slope tender (CNJ has a Vanderbilt tender) with a realistic $ coal load, and authentic markings. 8¾" long. $

Reg: 139

SAVE $30

B

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A: New Jersey Central #401353

109 each

B: Union Pacific #401354

C: Smokey Mountain Express #404637

D: SOO Line #405029

2-8-2 Light Mikado Steam Locomotives

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B B C

HO SCALE

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4-6-2 Pacific C Steam Locomotives

Resulting from the need for more power and speed, the 4-6-2 steam locomotive delivered stability at a faster pace as well as dynamite pulling power and a larger firebox. This HO scale unit – complete with Paragon3 Sound & Operation – features a die cast chassis with ABS body, traction tires, authentic livery, a realistic underframe and tender, and operation in both DC and DCC environments. 12" long. Reg: $399 $ each

A: AT&SF #405920

10

B: Great Northern #405921

349

C: Erie #405922

A: NYC/IHB B: Western Pacific C: Pennsylvania D: Union Pacific

#406827 #406830 #406828 #406829

HO SCALE

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Nicknamed “Mikado” after being delivered to Japan Railways in 1893, these HO scale models of the 2-8-2 steam locomotives come equipped with an air pump, steam release and blower, as well as authentic markings and paint scheme. 12" long.

329 each

Reg: $379 $


Diesel Locomotives

Trains

GE Chronicles

Volkmer. From veteran rail author Bill Volkmer, this photographic book shows us a behind-the-scenes look at being an employee for General Electric's Erie Works. Learn how the locomotive production went as they constructed many railroad U-boats. In addition, you'll find an array of images taken from inside the manufacturing plant and on the road. 128 pages, color photos, 8½"x 11", hardcover. #404450 $59.95

A

SAVE Trainz: A New Era

70%

ES44AC HO SCALE Diesel Locomotives

Built to meet the EPA’s 2005 emissions standards, the GE ES44AC diesel locomotive is still used today throughout the U.S. for a number of hauling tasks. Equipped with Paragon3 Rolling Thunder with authentic sounds, these HO scale models offer both DC and DCC ready outputs, an installed engineer and firemen figures, variable load-based smoke output, and authentic livery and schemes. $ 10" long. 349 each

B

C

A: Union Pacific #405866 B: Ferromex #405867 C: Canadian Pacific #405868 D: Canadian National #405869

D HO SCALE

SD40-2 Diesel Locomotives

A

The bestselling model in EMD history, the SD40-2 was manufactured continuously from 1972-1989 – and these HO scale models, equipped with DCC, are striking reproductions of the legendary engine featuring an operating headlight, dual flywheels, realistic exterior handrails and walkways, a well-equipped interior, and blackened metal wheels. 9½" long.

14.95

#R02474 Reg: $49.95 $

The TrainMaster Locomotive Simulator

This computer simulation replicates actual train handling and locoDVD-ROM motive response on real North American rail lines. 3D out-of-thecab graphics and realistic sounds provide the sense of operating a train, and with 22 trains and six routes to choose from, there’s always a new challenge. Windows 98-XP & Windows 2000, and requires a Pentium 400MHz or faster. #R06690 $19.95

RailDriver Cab Control Unit

B

C

D

94.95 each

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A: Union Pacific B: CSX

This state-of-the-art software allows you to drive passenger and freight trains, create CD-ROM your own 3D layouts, and download thousands of routes and locomotives. This 2015 edition is the most realistic and visually stunning train simulator to-date! You get a collection of routes, locomotives, and rolling stock, driving tutorials, realtime physics feedback and editing tools, and more. Requires 4 GB RAM, NVIDIA GT 430 or better video card, drive. Windows XP or higher, and a DVD drive

#406374 #406372

C: Kansas City Southern D: Norfolk Southern

#406373 #406375

Designed for use with Trainz Simulator and The Train Master Locomotive Simulator, this 1/3 scale replica of a modern diesel locomotive control console puts realistic levers, switches, and buttons at your fingertips as you navigate your train across the screen. For Windows 98 – Windows 7. #R06032 $229

Diesel Locomotive Camp Shirt

This comfortable and stylish camp shirt is made of a fine 55% cotton/ 45% rayon blend and includes a hand-matched pocket, coconut buttons, and a camp-style collar. Black. #R11283 M, L, XL: $47.95

2XL: $49.95

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Trains 40' AAR 1937 Boxcars

HO Scale Freight Cars 40' Gondolas

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Extend your HO scale train collection with these 40' gondola replicas, featuring blackened metal wheels, body mounted couplers, nonmagnetic axles, and more! 6" long.

A

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Expertly designed with precision engineerHO SCALE ing, you’ll love these true to life replicas of standard ARR boxcars that were used from the 1930s all the way to the 1980s. Made of quality materials and easy to use, these HO scale models include 5-5 dreadnaught ends, wood running boards, correct 33" turned-metal wheelsets, and more! 6" long. $

20%

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40' ThreeDome Tank Cars D

HO SCALE

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50' SingleDoor Boxcars

These HO scale models feature a finely molded body with a sliding door on each side; stirrup steps, ladders, and a roof walk; an authentic paint scheme with razor-sharp lettering; and more. 6¾" long.

B

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Our HO scale 40' threedome tank HO SCALE cars feature blackened wheels and brass axles, with needle-point bearings, for an even more detailed look! Constructed with added weight and body-mounted E-Z Mate couplers, they will provide the best in optimum tracking. 5½" long. $29.95 each

B

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A: Pennsylvania #402855 B: Protex Industries #402856 C: Shell #402853 D: Cook Paint & Varnish #R04859 E: Transcontinental Oil #R04856

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Evans Double Plug 8' Door Boxcars A

D

Reg: $36.95 $

27.45 each

A: Atlantic Coast Line #R74076 B: Union Pacific #R74077 C: Western Maryland #R74078 D: Pennsylvania #R74079 E: Central of Georgia #R00852 F: Santa Fe #R00855

B

Reg: $27.95 $ each A: NEW! Burlington Northern #406821 B: NEW! Pennsylvania #406819 C: New Haven #R90848 D: Southern #R09246

29.95 each

A: Florida East Coast #406815 B: DL&W #406816 C: Pittsburgh & Lake Erie #406817 D: Southern Pacific #406818

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HO SCALE

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These HO scale reproductions of B double 8' plug door boxcars are weighted and ready for operation. Features include realistic decoration, metal wheels, separately applied end ladders and C brake wheels, and $ more! 10½" long. 29.95 each

A: Multinomah Plywood Corp #406808 B: Dual Air Pack #406806 C: Wickes Agriculture #406807 D: H&S #406808

D

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HO Scale Freight Cars

Trains

A

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HO SCALE

50' PC&F Insulated Boxcars

29.95 each

A: Elgin, Joliet & Eastern B: New Haven C: Baltimore & Ohio D: Union Pacific E: Penn Central

#406810 #406811 #406812 #406813 #406814

NE Steel Cabooses

Nice additions to your mid-centuryera layout, these HO scale models – replicas of NE steel cabooses in service with five classic companies – feature eye-catching paint schemes, see-through cabin windows, and detailed handrails and ladders. 5" long.

33.65 each

Reg: $44.95 $

A: Lehigh Valley B: Western Maryland

#402835 #402836

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33.95 each

Reg: $39.95 $ A: Baltimore & Ohio B: Burlington Northern C: Canadian National D: Union Pacific A: Milwaukee Road B: Chessie System C: New York Central D: Penn Central

#406823 #406824 #406825 #406826

40' AAR Boxcars

$

C

Used to calibrate railroad track scales, test cars had actual weights on them to ensure accuracy of axle load limits and to determine how much to bill customers for cargo. These HO scale, die cast models feature authentic markings, realistic detail, and more.

Based on Class RBL prototypes with insulation and load restraints – a shipper's favorite C for transporting food, beverages and finished wood – these HO scale replicas of 50' PC&F boxcars feature high ladders and seeD through running boards, Youngstown plug doors, detailed brake gears, riveted sides, late improved dreadnought ends, and $ more! 7" long. 29.95 each

Accurately based off the American A Association of Railroads (AAR) standard design from 1944, these boxcars HO SCALE were typically used for various loading roles until the 1980s. Expand your HO scale set with these die cast models, featuring 4-4 dreadnought ends, a Murphy panel roof, a see-through Apex running board, Youngstown doors, and AAR (Tab) side sills. 5½" long.

HO SCALE

Test Weight Cars

B

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15%

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250-Ton SAVE Steam 25% Cranes & Boom Tenders A replica of a type of railroad crane in use since the 1940s, these HO scale models feature a rotating cab and an elevating boom, a tender with sideboards and a crew “ doghouse,” and authentic markings. 18" long.

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Reg: $72.95 $

54.65 each

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HO SCALE

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#405900 #405901 #405902 #405903

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A: Chesapeake & Ohio #R91976 B: Pennsylvania #R99111

C: Reading #R99396 D: Santa Fe #R09247

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#402837 #402838 #402839

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Industry

REA / Railyard 1942 Ford Railway Express Truck Kit

Vintage Railway Express Agency Metal Sign

Made of aluminum with mounting holes. 12"x 12". #R60415 $19.95

Made in the USA.

1/48 SCALE

50' Steel Reefer

REA Express Step Vans

Make sure your deliveries are on time with our delivery vans! These 1/48 scale models are the perfect addition to your layout to keep things moving and fresh. Each van features realistic B logos, see-through windows, side mirrors, and detailed paint. 5½" long.

A: Wrigleys Gum #404593 B: Benjamin Moore Paints #404594

Set up in 1917 as America entered World War I, the Railway Express Agency was a governmentsponsored parcel delivery service utilizing the expansive national railway system to ensure HO SCALE the safe transportation of goods during wartime. Miraculously, it remained operational until 1975 when it was permanently shut down. This HO scale kit of a Ford delivery truck features a clear windshield, realistic side and rear doors, colorful decals, and treaded tires. Assembly required. 2½" long. #401753 $22.95

“REA Express” markings adorn the side of this HO scale model replicating a 50' refrigerated reefer HO SCALE which also comes with a finely cast body, an authentic color scheme, a realistic side door, roof-walk and ladders, a realistic underframe, and added weight for smooth operation. 7" long. #401326 $26.95

A

C

27.95 each

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C: REA Express Silver Bullet

#404595

Smooth Ride Pin-up Metal Sign

Made in the USA.

Promising “precision mounting,” this lovely attendant knows how to grind your wheels for a smooth ride. This 24gauge steel sign resembles the look and feel of aged metal and paint, measures 12"x 18", and includes mounting holes. #R69096 $19.95

Grand Avenue Yard Office Kit

Resembling a typical support building found in yards throughout North America, this HO scale, laser-cut wood kit features glazed windows; cast resin parts, including tie stacks, a wood crate, trash barrel, and smokejack, full-color signs, and more. Designed for easy, taband-slot assembly, it measures 2" tall with a 3½"x 2½" footprint. #R66328 $19.95

Motorized Turntables

Designed for easy installation on new or existing layouts, these premiumquality, HO scale turntables feature a built-in decoder with a programmable address for easy programming and operation directly from most DCC throttles; a control box to operate it on DC-powered layouts; programmable indexing for up to 60 different positions; a motorized gear drive; a sturdy, one-piece, pre-weathered plastic pit; a detailed, $ plastic arch bridge; a mounting template; and instructions. 349 each 90' Turntable – Pit diameter is 13¾". #R00586 130' Turntable – Pit diameter is 19". #R00587

HO SCALE

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Railroad Workers Each set includes six plastic figures that are finely detailed and painted by hand.

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A: Engineers B: Train Mechanics C: Track Workers D: Rail Workers

HO Scale – ¾" tall

#R88281 $19.95 #R88290 $19.95 #R88284 $19.95 #R88286 $19.95

N Scale – ½" tall

#R88282 #R88291 #R88285 #R88287

17.95 $ 17.95 $ 17.95 $ 17.95 $

O Scale – 1½" tall

#R88283 #R88292 #R88289 #R88288

27.95 $ 26.95 $ 27.95 $ 29.95 $

D

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Includes a hand cart!


Mining 40' Quad Hoppers Sporting distinctive company paint schemes, these HO scale models replicating 40' quad hoppers feature a finely molded body with simulated rivets, a detailed coal load, and added weight for optimum tracking. 5¾" long. $ $

Reg: 29.95

A: Rock Island B: Norfolk & Western (#12986)

C: Pennsylvania D: Baltimore & Ohio

HO SCALE

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SAVE

20% 23.95 each

B

#R04864

C

#402865 #402863 #402864

D

Steel

The Story of Pittsburgh’s Iron & Steel Industry 1852-1902

These coal mine tokens were issued as an advance on wages for workers. Most tokens show the name of the mine on it, as well as the town it was issued. This 10piece set includes genuine tokens from West Virginia (and possibly nearby states), ranging in value from one cent to a dollar. Very good to uncirculated condition.

#404974

49.95

$

Ideal for nostalgic railfans, this vintage-style aluminum sign depicts a hotter-than-coal pin-up riding the Pennsy in a steamy pose. Made in the USA, it includes mounting holes. 12"x 18". #405547 $29.95 HO SCALE

B

A

Ore Cars

SAVE 20%

These HO scale replicas of open-top ore cars feature realistic side ladders and a detailed underframe. 4" long.

From Mine to Mill, the Metal that Made America

Stoddard. Available only in small qualities until the mid-1800s, steel thereafter helped mold a young nation through its versatility, used to construct a myriad of influential structures including railroads, ships, skyscrapers, and bridges. This unique book explores the metal’s importance in America, as readers get inside the hemisphere’s largest blast furnace and read interviews with men who toiled next to blazing liquid steel. 304 pages, 122 color and B&W photos, 7½"x 9¼", hardcover. #402072 $34.95

These highly collectible and beautifully detailed stock certificates are a wonderful addition to any rail enthusiast’s collection. These less-than100-shares stock certificates feature vignettes of men mining and working in a steel processing plant, and include printed signatures of the company’s officers. 8½"x 12".

North Butte Mining Co. #406883 $14.95 United States Steel Corporation Stock Certificate #406044

19.95

$

Antique Mining Equipment and Collectibles D

23.95 each #402879 #402880 #402881 #402882 #402883

Steel

C

Reg: $29.95 $

A: Union Pacific B: Canadian Pacific C: Norfolk & Western D: Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range E: Pennsylvania

Perelman. A fascinating story of both tremendous wealth and crippling labor relations, the Gilded Age steel industry in Pittsburgh featured more than a few titans – including Andrew Carnegie and Ben Franklin Jones. This enthralling book examines how the trade’s strong-willed leaders both plotted against one another and joined forces to crush their pro-union, immigrant workforce. 192 pages, 20 B&W photos, 6"x 9", softcover. #402276 $21.95

Stock and Bond Certificates

Made in the USA.

“Hot as Coal” Pin-Up Metal Sign

The Pride of Jesse Hallam

Brilliant country-western musician Johnny Cash delivers a poignant and realistic portrayal of a hard-working rural miner trying his best to provide for his children against overwhelming odds in a harsh urban landscape. Prolific actor Eli Wallach shines in this compelling 1981 TV movie as the gruff boss who gives Hallam the break he needs. 1 hr. 37 min. #406771 $12.95

10-Piece Coal Mine Token Set

Coin set may vary from image shown.

Industry

E

Pearson, Bommarito. Mining’s dramatic and dangerous nature is reflected in the hundreds of specialized tools and artifacts shown in over 450 color photographs and discussed in this fascinating new book. An elevated appreciation is gained here of the men and women who spent part of their lives in mining with this equipment. Today, historians and collectors pay respect to those people as they preserve and interpret the equipment that remains. 160 pages, 8½"x 11", softcover. #406805 $29.95

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Industry

Agriculture

HO SCALE

Tillman Farm House Kit

An appropriate fit in any rural layout, this HO scale kit – a replica of the old Tillman farm house – features detailed front and rear porches, colorful printed window treatments, a front entryway with awning, and a realistic roof, chimney, and gutter system. Minimal assembly required. 5" tall with a 4¾"x 4¼" footprint.

#400451

Vintage Tractors

Collect your favorite vintage and modern farm tractors with our diverse selection, including industry leaders Farmall and John Deere! Complete with authentic badging, each 1/16 scale, die cast model offers real-working steering, authentic engine details, and treaded tires.

1/16 SCALE

34.95

$

Farmall H

Old Weathered Barn

7" long.

HO SCALE

#403564

A replica of an oldtime gambrel barn that has seen better days, this realistically weathered, HO scale, plastic model features a simulated fieldstone foundation, paned windows and traditional barn doors, a hayloft door with a pulley and a rope, and a shake shingle roof with a vintage weathervane atop a slatted cupola. You even get the attached grain silo and implement shed! 6" tall with a 7¾"x 6" footprint. #R88355 $94.95

1950s Farm Accessories

Farmall 706 8½" long.

#406772

HO SCALE

Farmall 806

A

Give your rural scene 1950s style with our layout-ready and realistic, HO scale farm accessories! They each feature accurate details, a retro design, and a long-lasting construction.

10" long.

159

$

#406773

B

Oliver 1850 Perkins 11" long.

17.95 each

$

A: 2-Pack Tractors Red #405177 B: 2-Pack Tractors Green #405682 C: Planter & Plow Set #405179

109

$

#406776

C

John Deere Early-Style B 11" long.

Ford Farm Toys

Reed. Here it is, everything you always wanted to know about Ford farm toys! This colorful book contains detailed information on Ford toys from the early 1900s through the present day, manufactured by companies in the United States as well as abroad. With over 300 beautiful color photographs, this book is sure to delight any fan of Ford and the wonderful farm toys they have created for years. 144 pages, 8½"x 11", softcover. #406744 $29.95

59.95

$

#406778

John Deere 420 11" long.

#406777

59.95

$

Ford 8 Tractor

Add some flair to your agricultural layout with this realistic farm accessory! This 1/16 scale, die cast replica of a classic Ford 8 tractor features working rubber ties, plastic rims, steerable front wheels, and a standard hole-style hitch. 7" long. #406775 $39.95

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69.95

$

John Deere 80

8½" long. 1/16 SCALE

#406779

79.95

$

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99.95

$


Agriculture 40' Stock Car A

Dairy Cows

Enhance your farm layout with these HO scale, plastic sets of six finely molded and hand painted cows. $11.95 each

A: Holstein (Black & White) #R95497 B: Guernsey (Brown & White) #R95498

B

HO SCALE

Transport your livestock to market in these HO scale stock cars! They feature a finely molded body with ventilation slats and meticulous rivet details, authentic company markings, stirrup steps, ladders, a roof walk, and opening doors. 5½" long.

A

B

Vintage Dairy Farming Film Collection

C

This collection of vintage films examines how dairy farms operated before they enjoyed today’s high degree of automation. You get White Ammunition (1942), which documents how milk is made and packaged; Triple Goodness (1948), which chronicles dairy production from cow to supermarket; This is the Dairy Industry (1957), which details how milk is manufactured into a variety of products; and Uncle Jim’s Dairy Farm (1963), which shows the daily chores on a dairy farm. 1 hr. 22 min. #RV9248 $14.95

29.95 each

$

A: Southern Pacific #401331 B: Santa Fe #401330 C: Baltimore & Ohio #401332 D: Chicago, Burlington & Quincy #401333

Industry

D

“Elsie the Cow” Metal Sign

You’ll love this charming, high quality metal sign! Featuring Elsie the cow of Borden’s ice cream fame, she is sure to enhance any favorite space. Includes mounting holes for easy display. 14" diameter.

O SCALE

1979 Kenworth W900 with Potbelly Livestock Trailer

This O scale-compatible, (1/43) metal and plastic model includes a detailed interior and glazed windows, plenty of simulated chrome, a potbelly livestock trailer, free-rolling wheels with realistically treaded tires, and authentic badging. 14" long. #R96701 $24.95 HO SCALE

Stockyard Kit

This detailed, HO scale plastic kit features a modular design so you can build everything from a small town loading pen to a big city stockyard. Includes parts for two 9"x 7" pens with loading chutes, opening gates, a lean-to for sheltering or feeding, and more. Assembly required.

#R81028

HO SCALE

Cylindrical Grain Hoppers

A

Replicas of smooth-side cylindrical grain hoppers, these HO scale models feature a finely molded body (with a roof walk, hatches, ladders, and stirrup steps), a four-bay underframe with detailed outlet gates, added weight for smooth operation, and authentic paint schemes. 7½" long. $29.95 each

A: Santa Fe B: Great Northern C: Canadian National

#R96436 #R93547 #R94237

31.95

$

#406780

29.95

$

Made in the USA.

Divco Milk Trucks with Milkman Figure

HO SCALE

These HO scale, die cast models of 1939 Divco milk trucks feature a detailed interior with glazed windows, free-rolling wheels with real rubber tires, and a hand painted milkman. 2" long.

19.95 each

$

A: Florence Bros. Dairy Products #R74510 B: Parmelee Bros. Dairy, CT #R74511

Prairie Co-Op Kit

B

C

Resembling a small-town terminal elevator operation introduced in the early 20th century, this HO scale plastic kit of the “Prairie Co-Op” consists of an elevator, an unloading shed, and an office building. You get finely textured surfaces with simulated concrete and cement block siding, glazed windows, a truck door HO SCALE on the office, loading sprouts, and more. Elevator and unloading shed measure 12" tall with a 5¼"x 7¼" footprint, office measures 2¼" tall with a 4½"x 3½" footprint; assembly required. #R11076 $39.95

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Industry

Great Lakes / Shipwrecks

Great Lakes Ships in Action

This program presents footage of nearly 100 Great Lakes vessels – including several that are no longer in service – set to classical music! You’ll view everything from tugs to 1,000-footers, including the U.S. Coast Guard ice breaker Mackinaw (WAGB-83), Kinsman Enterprise, Mesabi Miner, Willowglen, Edward L. Ryerson, Labradoc, and Arthur M. Anderson. 50 minutes. #RV3176 $19.95

Know Your Ships

Field Guide to Boats and Boatwatching Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway – 2019

Marine Publishing. The 60th edition of this annual volume offers the lowdown on nearly 1,000 U.S., Canadian and international-flag vessels that sail the inland seas, including owner and port of registry, vital statistics, and former names. Also includes plenty of photographs of vessels present and past, and seven pages of colorful stack markings and flags of Great Lakes and Seaway fleets. 200 pages, 5½"x 8", softcover. #406782 $18.95

World War II & the Great Lakes

Oleszewski. While it is not well known or publicized, the Great Lakes region played a major role as the United States was embroiled in World War II. Enjoy this series of stories, historical photographs, and maps that will give the reader an accurate glimpse into the efforts of everyday working people who did their part to save the world during the dark days between 1939 and 1945. 288 pages, 6"x 9", softcover. #406781 $17.95

Great Lakes Steam Tugboat Kit

Plunge into the mystery of the most famous shipwreck on the Great Lakes! From exclusive construction footage of the Fitz to interviews with every major expedition to visit the wreck site, this program introduces new footage of the investigations from the newest technology used to search the wreck and probe the icy depths to unlock the mystery of what happened to the 29 men. 1 hour. #RV5911 $19.95

The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald 40th Anniversary Edition

Stonehouse. In the early evening of November 10, 1975, the SS Edmund Fitzgerald disappeared during a fierce gale on Lake Superior, taking with her the captain and crew of 28 men. This updated and reformatted book examines the final voyage and sinking of the legendary ship, the frantic search for her, and the subsequent Coast Guard investigation. 288 pages, photographs and illustrations, 5½"x 8½", softcover. #R02441 $17.95 This beautiful wooden Edmund Fitzgerald replica of the doomed bulk freighter Edmund Wooden Kit Fitzgerald is made of high-quality, laser-cut basswood and includes detailed photos of the actual ship. Assembly required. 12" long. #406783 $21.95

Deep Six HO SCALE

Steam tugs such as this were seen all over the Great Lakes from 1900 until their conversion to diesel power during the 1950s. This HO scale waterline kit features a finely molded hull, pilothouse and stack; includes all accessory parts; and measures 11" long. Assembly required. #R98613 $69.95

Steamers of the Great Lakes

The Great Lakes have seen their share of mesmerizingly impressive ships and devastating wrecks. Six films are featured on this captivating program which examines some of the lakes’ great ore carriers, most incredible steamers, and infamous Rouse Simmons crash in Chicago over the 1912 Christmas season. 1 hr. 36 min. #402146 $19.95

Long Ships of the Great Lakes

This video collection features rare footage of Great Lakes ships in the late 1950s and 1960s. You’ll board the Edmund Fitzgerald, see the Arthur M. Anderson maneuver locks and dams, learn about the strategic military importance of the Great Lakes, and more. 1 hr. 16 min. #RV5938 $19.95

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The Edmund Fitzgerald Investigations

Titanics of the Great Lakes

This thrilling film explores the six largest shipwrecks on North America’s Great Lakes. You’ll learn about the SS James Carruthers, which was lost on Lake Huron during the Storm of 1913; the William Moreland, which was torn in two off the Keweenaw Peninsula in Lake Superior; and others, including the Edmund Fitzgerald. 1 hour. #RV5912 $19.95

Cutter Rescues

Break ice on the most powerful cutters on the water and meet the crews that keep the lakes safe today as you learn about the incredible “career highlights” of four Great Lakes Coast Guard cutters, from the first official icebreaker Escanaba to the brand new Mackinaw. You’ll see rare film footage of the Escanaba, Hollyhock, Sundew, and Mackinaw and also go aboard three of the four ships – and dive into the Atlantic Ocean to see the final resting place of the Hollyhock! Hear eyewitnesses to rescues from the Henry Cort, Cedarville, Dorchester, Nordmeer, and Carl D. Bradley. 1 hour. #RV5914 $19.95

Bronze Porthole Clock

This bronzed ship porthole clock is a classy and quality accent piece to add to any nautical-themed room. This charming decor is both functional and stylish with its bronzed frame. In addition, this chrome porthole clock opens just as if it were on a ship of the time. Batteries not included. 17" diameter. #406784 $99.95

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Lighthouses / Liners SAVE

Lighthouse Models

Serving as a perfect complement to any A room’s beach décor theme, these beautiful lighthouse models are ideal for shellcollectors or beach-lovers alike. Handcrafted by master artisans, these replicas also display the actual lighthouse $ location on their base. 14.95 each A: Oak Island Lighthouse – 7" tall.

#406786 B: Ponce De Leon – 7" tall. #406787

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C: Cape May – 6" tall. #406788

A stylish addition to your HO scale waterfront, this Rocky Point lighthouse kit features a tower and keeper’s quarters, a flashing LED tower light, realistic wall and trim detailing, and authentic “glass” accents. Minimal assembly required. Measures 8" tall with an 8"x 8¾" footprint.

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Lighthouse Volumes

Although their original purpose as navigational aids has diminished, American lighthouses remain popular tourist destinations and fascinating monuments to the maritime technology of yesteryear. These pictorial guides, organized by coastal states and featuring an assortment of more than 200 images, offer lighthouse enthusiasts from east to west a detailed analysis of the nation’s most exciting attractions. 8½"x 11". Maine to Florida – Biggy. 144 pages, 201 color photos, hardcover. #400319 $34.95 Of the Pacific – Gibbs. 256 pages, 399 color photos, softcover. #400320 $29.95

Lighthouse

A decrepit lighthouse is manned solely by former sailors Hank Armitage and Sam Wells. Hank, crippled during the war, resents his young partner's visits to the shore. When they meet a down-on-her-luck blonde, the three of them form a love triangle that could destroy them all. A melodrama with film noir touches, Lighthouse is one of the lost masterpieces of cult director Frank Wisbar. 1 hour, B&W. #406785 $9.95

Offshore Outposts

Industry

RMS Queen Mary Lighted Display Model

1/408 SCALE

One of the most popular transatlantic liners in history, the RMS Queen Mary was christened in September of 1934, and, for 15 years, was the fastest transatlantic ship in the world. These 1/408 scale wooden models – available with our without interior LED lighting – feature accurately sized and positioned portholes, open promenade decks visible through windows, rigging and stay-lines, a well-equipped deck (with cleats, vent shafts, lattice grates, miniature benches, and more), metal-wire ladders, staircases, and handrails, and finely crafted smokestacks. 30" long. $ $

#401479 Reg: 499

399

Queen Mary Evening Departure Metal Sign

Made in the USA.

Kevin Walsh. Featuring the historic transatlantic steamer RMS Queen Mary during an evening departure, this 24-gauge steel sign is made in the USA, has smooth rolled edges, and includes mounting holes. 12"x 16". #R68671 $19.95

Images of America

RMS Queen Mary

Cooper. Launched in an era when speed and grandeur went hand in hand, the RMS Queen Mary is the last survivor of the golden age of ocean liners. This photohistory examines the famous vessel from its 1936 maiden voyage through its service in World War II, its final voyage to Long Beach in 1967, and its current role as a floating hotel and tourist attraction. 128 pages, 191 B&W photographs, 6½"x 9¼", softcover. #R37001 $21.95

Post-War Canadian Pacific Liners

Empresses of the Atlantic

Dubbed “the loneliest job on Earth,” the Great Lakes lighthouse keepers that were located far from shore on isolated islands or built upon man-made pedestals were routinely battered by hurricane-strength storms, yet they still kept the giant beacons burning to guide ships through the perilous passages. This program examines many of those fascinating offshore lighthouses, their keepers, and the famous shipwrecks and foggy close calls that occurred on the dangerous reefs. 1 hour. #RV5913 $19.95

Miller. Canadian Pacific was one of the great Atlantic liner companies, sailing out of Liverpool on the St. Lawrence route to Montreal and Quebec. With crisp white hulls and their distinctive funnels, they were considered the “Empresses of the Atlantic.” This beautiful book explores with stunning photographs and detailed accounts the history of these famous ships and the golden age of transatlantic travel. 128 pages, 9½"x 6½", softcover. #406789 $32.95

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Industry

Circus / Amusement Parks

Circus Advertising Metal Signs A

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Come one, come all to the greatest show on earth! Celebrate the circus heritage with C our colorful metal signs! Made of durable aluminum, each one displays purposely aged metal and paint. $ Includes mounting holes. 29.95 each

A: P.T. & J.A. – 12"x 18". B: Tiger & Horse – 12"x 18". C: Lion – 18"x 12".

#405967 #405966 #405965

Circus Train Adventure!

Hop aboard the mile-long Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus train for an incredible journey across America! Witness a variety of diesel locomotives, refurbished coaches from the inside and out, an elephant water stop, and famous locations such as Horseshoe Curve and the Feather River Canyon. 1 hr. 50 min. #RV9147 $29.95

Lost Circuses of Ohio

Hinds. The nineteenth century was the golden age of the circus in Ohio. Before the Ringling brothers became synonymous with the American circus, Cincinnati’s John Robinson and the Sells brothers of Columbus wowed audiences with daring equestrian feats and aerial exploits. Detailed accounts and stunning color inserts bring this fascinating piece of Ohio history back into the spotlight. 176 pages, 6"x 9", softcover.

#406754

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Circus Train Units

A variety of wildly colorful HO scale units are featured in this assortment of quality models, together making up a nearly complete Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus train! In addition to their eye-catching branding, they also feature a realistic interior or load, separately applied detail parts, and – in the case of the F7A engine and coach – operating lighting.

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A: F7A Locomotive – 7" long. #401120 Reg: $115 $ B: Baggage Car – 5" long. #402610 Reg: $34.95 $ C: Stock Car w/Animated Horse – 5½" long. D: Gondola – 5½" long. E: Flat Car (Yellow) – 8" long.

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#405667 Reg: $39.95 $ #404252 Reg: $34.95 $ #405329 Reg: $44.95 $

Images of America Theme Parks

As American as baseball and fresh apple pie, theme parks hold a special place in the hearts of many. Invoking nostalgia and happy memories, enjoy these beautiful pictorial histories from Arcadia Publishing that detail some of the most well-known parks from around the country. 128 pages, approximately 200 B&W photographs, $ 6½"x 9¼", softcover. 22.95 each Libertyland – Stevenson. Nestled in the heart of Memphis, Tennessee, the Libertyland theme park debuted on America's bicentennial: July 4, 1976. The quaint park celebrated the country’s history, heritage, and culture. This book examines the rise and local significance of this special place until its unfortunate demise in late 2005. #406755 Six Flags Great America – Wilson. Marriott's Six Flags Great America first opened in Gurnee, Illinois, on May 29, 1976, and since then has entertained more than 100 million guests. Located midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, read all about this cultural icon that has delighted families for over four decades.

#406756 Magic Mountain – McLaughlin. Deep in the foothills of Golden, Colorado, construction started on Magic Mountain just two years after Disneyland's opening season. Through never-before-seen photographs, Magic Mountain tells the exciting story of the first attempt in America to spread the Disneyland model. #406757

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay – McMorrow-Hernandez. When Busch Gardens Tampa Bay opened

in 1959, the Tampa, Florida, park became an immediate hit with locals and tourists alike. Over the decades, Busch Gardens has grown to become an internationally acclaimed and accredited zoological facility and world-renowned theme park. #406758

American Carnival

Skernick. Come celebrate the community, connection, and quirkiness of the American carnival. Stunning photographs capture the magic of the rides and games − and the carnies and clowns who make the carnival their home. 96 beautiful panoramic images allow you to see the fair as if you were standing there yourself. 128 pages, 9"x 6", hardcover. #406753 $16.95

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Civil War Civil War: America Divided

Civil War Chess Set with Glass Board Consisting of full-color resin Union and Confederate chess pieces, this set includes Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis as opposing kings. You even get a 17"x 17" glass board! Figures measure up to 3" tall. #M519114 $99.95

The General

Glass Chess Board Included!

50

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Train Set

Take home your own “General” with this complete HO scale train set featuring a 4-4-0 with an operating headlight, a tender with a simulated load, a box car, a gondola, a combine, two office buildings, a 56"x 38" oval of E-Z track, a speed controller, and an instruction manual. 24½" long.

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The General

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“Guffaw-inducing gags and pratfalls.” – Entertainment Weekly. Based on a true Civil War incident, this comedy classic stars Buster Keaton as a southern railroad engineer whose beloved train (with fiancée Helen Mack on board) is hijacked by Union forces. His rescue of both leads to a classic locomotive chase and some hilarious stunts. One of the finest railroad movies ever made, this 1927 silent film is accompanied by a musical $ score. B&W, 1 hr. 18 min. $

#RV6072 Reg: 24.95

Civil War General Bobbleheads A

B

These hand-painted bobble-heads are crafted of high-quality resin, measure 8½" tall, and arrive in colorful collector’s $ boxes. 24.95 each

A: Ulysses S. Grant #M601928

LIMITED EDITION

Featuring historical photographs and masterfully crafted battlefield reenactments, this 3-DVD, 10-part series examines the American Civil War – which, pitting brother against brother, was the bloodiest war in American history – from the events that led to the firing on Fort Sumter through the Confederate surrender at the Appomattox Court House. Bonus features include a Civil War photo slide show. 7 hrs. 36 min. #MV50856 $9.95

SAVE OVER

HO SCALE

On April 12, 1862, Union scout James J. Andrews led a military raid in Northern Georgia to hijack a Confederate 4-4-0 locomotive – “The General” – and take it northward toward Chattanooga, Tennessee, damaging vital railways along the way. The South responded by sending numerous locomotives after them on an incredible 87-mile chase.

60%

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9.95

Civil War RR Story

“The General”

Learn the story behind the Union Army’s attempt to steal the Confederacy’s General steam locomotive in 1862! Enjoy a pair of documentary-style films, a silent movie starring Buster Keaton, a makingof featurette, and more! 1 hr. 54 min. #RV9820 $19.95

The Confederate

Set in Georgia during 1864, this action-packed screenplay follows a desperate woman’s escape from an arranged marriage. After Willa Randall (Parker Stevenson) disguises herself as a young man and joins the Confederate troops, she soon realizes being a soldier requires certain skills. Faced with the dangers of war, Willa learns to fight for her life on the battlefield. 1 hr. 45 min. #106601 $16.95

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1864 $30 Confederate Bond

Civil War Generals $ 2 Bills

Pay tribute to the great leaders of the B Civil War with these unique, colorized $ 2 bills featuring a portrait of six Union or Confederate generals. Genuine legal tender, they arrive displayed in a handsome blue folder with a certificate of authenticity. A: Union #105340

Industry

16.95 each

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B: Confederate #105339

Issued in 1864, this authentic $30 Confederate bond Genuine Artifact! coupon – which originally came as a sheet of 60, sold for $1,000, and was Sheet not included. returned within six months for $1,800 – features the signature of the Register of the Treasury, Robert Tyler (son of President John Tyler). This certificate miraculously survived the end of the war, as most of its kind were destroyed after the fall of the South. 3"x 1½". #101352 $14.95

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Industry F2A Locomotive & Rolling Stock

Military Bobbleheads

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These hand-painted bobbleheads are crafted of high-quality resin, measure 8½" tall, and arrive in colorful collector’s boxes.

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A: Winston Churchill #101910 B: George Patton #101911 C: Dwight Eisenhower #101913 D: Franklin D. Roosevelt #M601941

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Private SNAFU

Rare & Racy WWII Cartoons

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Created by Warner Brothers' "Termite Terrace" animation department during WWII as an instructional series for incoming U.S. Army draftees, Private Snafu − a clueless G.I. who gave soldiers examples of what not to do − played by Mel Blanc "The Man of a Thousand Voices" was not intended for general audiences, hence the foul language and provocative females. Included are 16 hilarious, and surprisingly racy, shorts! B&W. 1 hr. 10 min. #106195 $12.95

HO SCALE Send troops to war in the battle-ready F2A diesel locomotive, and don’t forget to add our U.S. Army rolling stock for additional backup! Complete with all-wheel drive and a working headlight, these HO scale tough train and stock car models feature authentic paint schemes and markings, and realistic accessories including weaponry, equipment, freight, and cranes.

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The Best of the Andrews Sisters

A: F2A Diesel Locomotive – 7" long. B: 40' Gondola – 5½" long. C: Army Q Car (With Hidden Gun) – 7" long. D: 40' Tank Car – 5½" long. E: U.S. Army 50' Flat With Patton Tank – 7" long. F: Harriman Coach Car – 9¼" long. G: Harriman Hospital Car – 9¼" long. H: Cannon Railcar – 7" long. I: 51' Flat w/ 20' Containers J: Caboose (With Crane) – 5" long. K: U.S. Army 40' Depressed Flat With Patton Tank – 5½" long. L: Exploding Boxcar – 5" long.

#R97656 $59.95 #404302 $19.95 #R95013 $27.95 #R95012 $17.95 #R10816 $21.95 #R99970 $29.95 #R99455 $29.95 #R98787 $25.95 #402352 $19.95 #402351 $18.95 #405183 #404311

“Kilroy Was Here” Metal Sign

26.95 $ 29.95

$

Kilroy was... everywhere! And now he can be in your home and office, too. 24-gauge steel. Includes mounting holes. 14"x 8". #66410 $17.95

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Golden Memories

Patty, LaVerne, and Maxine were the most popular singing trio of the 1930s and ’40s, noted for their devotion to entertaining the troops. Featuring 20 of their greatest songs, this CD includes hits such as Rum and Coca Cola; Beer Barrel Polka; Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy; Tico, Tico; Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar; and more! 56 minutes. #10133 $14.95

Marlene Dietrich Collection

Performed by Marlene Dietrich − a top Allied troop entertainer − "Lili Marleen" is a beautiful German love song made popular during World War II. The lyrics shared a common interest between both conflicts, some even had their own version. Dietrich agreed to assist U.S. troops as the only performer who was made aware that her recordings would be for Office of Strategic Services (OSS) use. Includes 51 tracks on 2 CDs.

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#107213

12.95

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Campbell Films

Industry

Nostalgia awaits with this stunning DVD collection presented by Campbell Films. Including never before seen clips and footage, journey to World War I and II and discover the important cruisers, submarines, bombers, prop planes, and more that helped make victory possible. B&W and color. Great American Big Bombers − This DVD Troop Ships, Cargo Ships, Merchant is loaded with archival footage of American Marines − This DVD includes six programs bombers including the B-29 Superfortress, that portray life aboard Allied troop and carB-36 Peacemaker, − the largest bomber go ships in WWII. You’ll tour ships; learn how ever built − the all-jet B-60 variant; B-47 to handle cargo, including live ammunition; Stratojet, YB-49 Flying Wing, B-52 see the training of Merchant Marines; and Stratofortress, and the B-58 Hustler. take a tour of the Jeremiah O’Brien. 1 hr. 10 min. #V5100 $19.95 1 hr. 22 min. #MV52619 $19.95

USAF Century Series Jets: F-100, F-101, F-104, F-105, F-106

USN Destroyers: 2-DVD Set − This

2-DVD set includes ten films on U.S. Navy destroyers in action before, during, and after WWII. You’ll join destroyer crews searching for submarines, shooting down drones, firing depth charges; learn how to restore a destroyer; see life aboard subchasers; and more! 1 hr. 8 min. #MV52631 $21.95

Includes seven films on the seven Century Series jets – an elite group of U.S. fighterbombers and interceptors that were the first to exceed the speed of sound in level flight, to carry nuclear weapons under the sole control of the pilot, and more. 1 hr. 23 min. #V5086 $19.95

U.S. Navy Early Cruisers − Covers the early 1900s to the post-WWII era. See U.S. Navy cruisers, from the USS Maine to the nuclearpowered missile cruisers of the post-WWII era. Watch the ships in action, tour their interiors, see what life was like aboard them, and more. 2 hours.

USAF MATS Prop Planes − Some of the

U.S. Navy Newer Cruisers − After World

USAF C-141 Starlifter − Built as a

#MV52655

19.95

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War II, when it became clear that guided missiles were the future, a new breed of destroyer − some even powered by nuclear energy − was created. Here, you'll see those post-WWII cruisers in action as you enjoy six films on their history. 1 hr. 50 min.

#MV52654

19.95

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U.S. Navy CVE Escort Carriers & CVL Light Carriers − This multi-chapter program includes a training film on F4F Wildcats and TBF Avengers, an examination of the Battle at Leyte Gulf, a look at the USS Guadalcanal’s capture of Nazi submarine U-505, and a pair of U.S. Navy recruiting films. 1 hr. 49 min. #V5113 $19.95

USN Fleet Submarine − This collection

includes eight films on U.S. Navy submarines of World War II! You'll see the Salmon and Sargo classes; plenty of Gato-class action and midget subs, diving gear, and other new tools of underwater warfare; over 20 minutes of newsreel footage; and more. Color and B&W, 2 hrs. 58 min. #MV52623 $21.95

USS Nautilus (SS-571) – The USS Nautilus

and other nuclear submarines are followed in this program which takes viewers beneath the north polar ice cap and back in time for a brief history lesson on the origin of American subs. 1 hr. 35 min.

#MV52649

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country's earliest Military Air Transport Services (MATS) aircraft are showcased in this gripping, multi-chapter program! Learn about legendary planes from the C-26 and C-97 to the Boxcar and Globemaster. Viewers will also enjoy rare vintage newsreels! 1 hr. 36 min. #703186 $19.95 replacement for the piston-engined airlifters of the 1950s, the C-141 Starlifter is thoroughly detailed here – including a look at its prototype, flight-testing, and navigator variants. 1 hr. 30 min.

#V5180

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World War I: America Goes Over − You'll learn about WWI Signal Corps aviators and the impact they and their aircraft had on battle; see a USAAF film which explores the early history of aviation from the late 19th century to the end of WWI; and view rare images of Americans going overseas to fight in the “war to end all wars.” B&W, 1 hr. 22 min. #MV52636 $19.95 Waves, Wacs, Nurses of WWII − Showing

you a wide range of roles filled, and duties performed by women in WWII, this DVD includes five historic films: The Navy Nurse; The Army Nurse; U.S. Army Nurse Boot Camp, Women in WWII Newsreels; USCG SPARs, and, as a bonus, the classic cartoon, Nurse Betty Boop. 1 hr. 12 min. #MV52616 $19.95

U.S. Army Bridges and River Crossings

This collection is loaded with informative features about U.S. Army makeshift water crossings, a 1971 program that shows how to build long-lasting trestle bridges, and Bridge Newsreels, with even more rare footage. B&W, 1 hr. 53 min. #MV52912 $19.95

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Railroads

Urban Rails

TROLLEYS OF THE U.S.

Classic, decades-old photography make up these profiles on trolley car networks throughout the United States! These rare images capture long-gone traction operations in a number of cities including Pittsburg, the Twin Cities, San Francisco, and more. $ 128 pages, 200+ color photos, 8½"x 11", hardcover. 59.95 each

Western States Trolleys in Color – Ridolph. Enjoy this in depth look at the trolleys of the Western states! This beautiful pictorial history details trolleys in such well-known cities as Denver, Salt LakeCity, Portland, Phoenix, just to name a few. #404342

Pittsburgh Trolleys in Color Vol. 2: The West End and the South Side – Ridolph. This

wonderfully illustrated volume features vintage color photographs and fascinating narrative that examines trolley and streetcar operations in Pittsburgh in the South Hills and West End districts during the last half of the 20th century. #R11380

Pittsburgh Trolleys in Color Vol. 1 – Ridolph. This lavishly illustrated book includes stunning color photographs and in-depth accounts about the history of trolleys and streetcars in Pittsburgh. You'll view PCC and Peter Witt streetcars, Brill trolleys, famous routes, stations and infrastructure, and much more. #R77777 Twin Cities Trolleys in Color – Isaacs. From the late 1800s through 1954, Minneapolis and St. Paul residents rode the clanging yellow streetcars of the Twin City Rapid Transit Company. This reference guide, drawing from the Streetcar Museum's collection, is the first all-color book to examine these trolleys in Minnesota. #402308 California Trolleys in Color Vol. 1: San Diego and Los Angeles – Copeland. This color pictorial examines the later years of the San Diego Electric Railway, Los Angeles Railway, Los Angeles Transit Lines, Southern California Rapid Transit District and Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority. #R05132 California Trolleys in Color Vol. 2: San Francisco – Jewell.. This colorful pictorial history examines the 100-year history of the San Francisco Municipal Railway, which, often referred to as "the Muni," was the first municipally-owned transit system in the United States. #R77783

PCC Streetcars

HO SCALE

One of the most iconic streetcar designs ever produced, the PCC was conceived in the 1930s with many remaining serviceable today – both domestically and internationally. Representing a host of U.S. cities, these DCC & Sound-equipped PCC units feature simulated sparking at its pole end, an illuminated interior, and distinct audio (including stop requests and opening doors). $ 6½" long. Reg: $225 each

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A: San Diego #402595 B: Pacific Electric #402596 C: Philadelphia Transit Company #402597

Tracks of the New York City Subway 2019 Edition

Dougherty. Explore the innermost workings of the world's largest subway only found in the 2019 edition on New York City's bustling underground mass transit system, containing the latest capital improvements, signal changes and track renewals. From the Second Avenue Subway to the new 34th St. Master Tower, find black-and-white track maps with every station, track and all yard leads (including their respective track numbers). Also, included are details on abandoned tracks and stations, radio frequencies, and much more! 153 pages, B&W maps, 11"x 8½", spiral-bound. #406005 $41.95

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New York Subway Metal Sign

Made in the USA.

Traction Action / Trolley Treasures Combo Traction Action – Enjoy a

A replica of a New York City subway map with complete Made in station the USA. and line details, this 24-gauge steel sign is hand distressed to create the look and feel of aged metal and paint. 12"x 18"; includes mounting holes. $

#R66415

19.95

big dose of colorful traction action shot in a variety of exciting locations during the 1930s, ‘40s, and ‘50s. Your tour whisks you to dozens of cities across North America where you’ll see systems, including the Reading Street Railway, North Shore Line, Illinois Terminal, Iowa Terminal, and more. Color and B&W, 1 hour. Trolley Treasures – This incredible trolley tour showcases many of the most famous and historic trolley systems in the U.S. You’ll see Baltimore’s trolley system just before its abandonment; the trolleys of New Orleans, the oldest operating system in the U.S.; and PCC operations in San Francisco during the 1960s! 1 hour. $

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#RV5660

29.95


Passenger Cars

Railroads

72' Heavyweight Observation Cars

A Combine

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19th Century Passenger Cars

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Ensure your layout’s passengers and precious luggage get where they’re going! Featuring colorful paint schemes and company markings, these HO scale models – replicas of mid-19th century coach, combine, and baggage cars – also feature a round-ended clerestory roof (with see-through windows), and realistic platforms and handrails. 5" long. Reg: $36.95 $ each

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Get your passengers where they’re going in style with these HO scale models – replicas of 72' heavyweight observation cars that feature a fully-lit interior with nonflickering LED lights! They also come with flush-mounted windows, an outfitted interior, and a realistic platform and stairs. 10" long. $109 each

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Passenger Warning Signs

Made in the USA.

Though they may seem a bit D ridiculous today, these rules were enforced during the golden era of trains due to their busy passenger service. Featuring a durable metal construction, each metal sign includes mounting holes for hanging. A: Cursing – 18"x 12. #R77147 $29.95

B: Attention Do Not Flush – 14" diameter. #R66414 $19.95 C: Pickpockets and Fancy Women – 12"x 12". #R69374 $24.95 D: Snoring – 12"x 12". #R69376 $24.95

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85' Heavyweight Cars

A combine car in North American parlance, most often referred to simply as a combine, is a type of railroad car which combines sections for both passengers and freight. These HO scale, die cast replicas of regional combine cars feature an LED non-flickering lighted interior, flush mounted, see through windows, a detailed under-carriage, and more! Performs best on a 22"radius or greater.

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Stock & Bond Certificates

These highly collectible and beautifully detailed stocks and bond certificates are a wonderful addition to any rail enthusiast’s collection. Displaying historic railroad events, these memorable keepsakes showcase a classic vignette of allegoric figures and old-time trains.

Pennsylvania Railroad

Western Pacific Less than 100 shares. 12"x 8¼".

#405542

$ 1,000 bond. 9½"x 13".

11.95

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Erie

Missouri, Kansas and Texas

100 shares stock. 12"x 8".

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Reading Company

$ 1,000 bond. 10"x 15". #405896 $14.95

New York Central and Hudson River 10,000 bond. 11"x 8".

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Jamestown, Franklin & Clearfield

Nodaway Valley Less than 100 shares. 12"x 8".

$ 1,000 bond. 10"x 15". #405982 $12.95

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Rail Art Metal Signs $ Gil Bennett

95 Each

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F D

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These stunning signs are sure to be a conversation piece wherever they are displayed. Featuring beautiful imagery by artist Gil Bennet, these high quality metal signs include mounting holes for easy display.

A: The Dominion – 15"x 12". #406632 B: Milwaukee Pause – 18"x 12". #406629 C: The Fast Ford – 15"x 12". #406630

D: Frozen Centuries – 18"x 12". #406631 E: Almost to the Summit – 15"x 12". #406627 F: Climbing the Horse Pass – 15"x 12". #406628

Mark Karvon H

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Enjoy these wonderful, high-quality metal signs featuring delightful artwork by Mark Kavon. With images presented in stunning detail, these signs come with mounting holes to ensure easy hanging. 15"x 12".

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G: Big Boy #405347 H: Southern PS4 #405351 I: NEW! Super Chief #406635

J: NEW! N&W Class A #406634 K: NEW! Lehigh Valley K5B #406636 L: NEW! Golden Age of Railroads #406633

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Railroads

Railroad Books The Route of the Chiefs

DC by Metro

Stout. Learn how the Santa Fe rose to become the foremost passenger railway during the streamliner era in this photographic history! From the California Limited of 1892 to the 1926 Chief, there was no other route that offered such first-class service. Also included are remaining Chiefs, a variety of motive power, and more. 256 pages, color photos, 12"x 9", hardcover. #404431 $79.95

Southland

Southern California Railroading in the Golden Age of Kodachrome

Glattenberg, Mills & Gildersleeve. Follow first-generation diesels from original to modern-day paint schemes, along with passenger trains, existing depots and more, in this pictorial history covering Southland beginning in the 1950s. Containing detailed maps, colorful shots and narrative captions, this title by award-winning photojournalist Ted Benson pays tribute to the golden age of Kodachrome! 256 pages, color photos, 12"x 9", hardcover. #405538 $79.95

Railroading & the Automobile Industry

Wilson. Learn about how the automobile industry and trains have worked together with this book from Jeff Wilson. Featuring beautiful color photographs, this title gives you information about rail and auto traffic history, open and enclosed auto racks, auto parts boxcars and how they carried thousands of auto parts, and more! 96 pages, 8"x 11", softcover. #406792 $21.95

Locomotives of the Eastern United States

Esposito. The eastern United States offers some of the best scenery in the country, and some of the most demanding for the railways. Focusing primarily on the Norfolk Southern railway, photographer Christopher Esposito looks at these great modern machines as they navigate through some of the most iconic locations on the railways of the eastern United States. 96 pages, 6½"x 9½", softcover. #406793 $24.95

Norfolk Southern Locomotive Directory 2018-2019

Withers. Since 1998, Withers Publishing has been producing the most comprehensive directory of Norfolk Southern’s varied locomotive fleet. In this edition, you’ll enjoy a unit-byunit listing of the carrier’s 3,988 units, along with more than 150 stunning color photographs. 200 pages, 6"x 9", softcover. #406794 $34.95

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A History & Guide

Goldchain. This ultimate guide to the most notable historic sites in and around Washington is perfect for transit-oriented tourists and residents alike. Featuring close to 100 beautiful color photographs, author Michelle Goldchain is your guide to the capital’s famous sites and best hidden attractions. 388 pages, 6"x 9", softcover. #406795 $24.95

Sante Fe 1880

Chronicles from the Year of the Railroad

Steele. The sleepy frontier capital of Santa Fe transformed abruptly in 1880. The freshly laid tracks of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway provided easy access to the Wild West and changed the city almost overnight. Learn about the daily lives and surprising adventures of its local inhabitants, including the Sisters of Charity, Buffalo Soldiers pursuing an Apache chief across the desert, and Billy the Kid’s escape from prison. 160 pages, 6"x 9", softcover. #406796 $21.95

Southern Pacific Western Division

Jennison. Southern Pacific Western Division is an all-color pictorial covering the operations of the Southern Pacific Railroad in northern and central California. Seven chapters present stunning color photography of the diverse geography of this part of the Golden State, from redwood forests, to open farmland, to busy urban centers, and more. 256 pages, 14"x 11", hardcover.

#406797

79.95

$

The Southern Railway

Flanary, Lindsey, Oroszi. There was a time, particularly during the 1970s, when virtually every railroad enthusiast was, in some manner, a Southern Railway fan. The combined efforts of 75 photographers plus input from leading historians of the railroad equals a division-bydivision visual tour of the worka-day Southern. This 256-page volume, with 380 outstanding color images, and 12 detailed maps, is the most comprehensive visual history of the modern Southern ever published. 256 pages, 14"x 10", hardcover. #406798 $79.95

Rockie Mountain Train Robberies

Jameson. One of the most colorful parts of American history is the time of train robberies and the daring outlaws who undertook them in the period from just after the Civil War to 1924. For the creative outlaw, trains became an obvious target for robbery. Enjoy these numerous tales that took place during train robberies involving heroic express car messengers, conductors, engineers, brakemen, and even passengers. 232 pages, 6"x 9", softcover. #406799 $16.95

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Railroad DVDs In search of Steam

On the Mainline in 2017 – Volume 1

Filmed entirely in HD along the beautiful Pacific Northwest, this video showcases four of the most iconic locomotives in the U.S., and features lots of high-speed running and great stack talk. This program has minimal narration (with the option to turn it on or off ) and no distracting music. 1 hr. 24 min. #405495 $19.95

Steam at the South Rim

The Grand Canyon Railway

This program takes a look at both operable steam locomotives on the Grand Canyon Railway: 2-8-0 #29 and 2-8-2 #4960. While #4960 has been the face of the railroad for two decades, #29 was returned to service in 2016 after being on display for the previous eight years. Filmed entirely in HD, this video features 40 mph running, 3% grades, and the varied scenery of northern Arizona. 1 hr. 15 min. #406288 $19.95

Along the Bridge Lines to Maybrook

Railroads

Railfanning with the Bednars Volumes 9 & 10

Railfanning with the Bednars follows the crosscountry adventures of the Bednar boys Dave, Big Mike, and his pop Joe Bednar. Journey with them as they chase, encounter, and explore big rail from across the United States. $29.95 each

Volume 9 – Dive into the Conrail transition starting in 1980 through 1982 with the Bednar boys. This volume extends the time period following Volume 8 with increased main line action in the Lehigh Valley and western Pennsylvania areas. 1 hr. 12 min. #402930 Volume 10 – Travel with the Bednar gang as they

head west to Colorado and points in between looking for work on the western railroads for employment opportunities for Mike. 1 hr. 14 min.

Vintage Rio Grande Triple

This program takes viewers to the Northeast to witness bridge routes over the Lehigh & New England and Lehigh & Hudson River Railroads from the late 1940s through the 1970s. Although steam operations are the primary focus, the maiden run of the Alco FA diesels from Pen Argyl to Maybrook are also featured! Color and B&W. 1 hr. 5 min. #401453 $29.95

You’ll love these features from the 1940s, '50s and '60s, all color, showing scenes of the Rio Grande that have long since disappeared. This triple feature of select films, including The Royal Gorge, Trouble at Troublesome, and Railroading with the Rio Grande, will make a wonderful addition to your film collection. 1 hr. 2 min. #406803 $19.95

Tehachapi Cab Ride

Union Pacific Trilogy

Climb aboard a GE Dash 8-40CW diesel locomotive (on the point of a BNSF Z-train powered by eight locomotives) for a thrilling ride over Tehachapi Pass from Bakersfield to Barstow, California. You’ll race along at 70 miles per hour as you lead the “hot” priority train, experience all the excitement of famous Tehachapi Loop, learn about the line as a conductor provides information to a trainee, and more. 2 hrs. 17 min. #RV5243 $19.95

Short Lines & Branch Lines Volumes 1, 2, & 3

Travel along with these mainline railroads as they import and export products as well as link industries, communities, and rural areas together from around the country. $29.95 each

Volume 1: Lehigh River Valley – Explore the short lines and branch lines of the Lehigh river Valley, including the Northampton and Bath, Ironton, Chesnut Ridge, and the important roles that they play. B&W and color, 59 minutes. #RV2522 NEW! Volume 2: Hudson River Valley 1975-1976

In this volume, tour Penn Central’s Catskill Mountain branch, Wallkill Valley branch, and Upper Harlem line, followed by the New York Susquehanna and Western and the Erie-Lackawanna Northern branch. 1 hr. 19 mins. #406801

NEW! Volume 3: Lehigh Valley to Wyoming Valley – Revisit the industrial lines in the Lehigh River

Valley and then work your way West to the coal regions in the Wyoming Valley. 1 hr. 4 min. #406802

#406800

Culled from the vaults of the Union Pacific Historical Society, this DVD includes three exclusive programs – originally produced by the company during the 1960s and 1980s – never before seen by the general public! They include Rivers of Steel, used for display at the 1984 World’s Fair in New Orleans; Eighty Four Forty Four, a 1981 film tracking the #8444, one of the finest locomotives ever run on the UP rails; and Meet Uncle Pete, a fascinating snapshot of the company during the 1960s. 1 hr. 5 min. #400690 $29.95

Classic Midwest Rails Volume 1

The first edition in a series of programs dedicated to rail action in the Midwest, this 1980captured footage tours main lines from Indiana to Nebraska. Witness Burlington Northern Es on commuter service, chase CNW Falcon trains, and watch Union Pacific DD40x units at Bailey Yard, all the while evading nearby tornadoes! 59 minutes. #401454 $29.95

Tower 55

Known as the “Mixmaster” by locals, Tower 55, located in Ft. Worth, Texas, utilized state-ofthe-art railroading technology to control train movements up until its closing in 1995. Featuring plenty of tower and trackside footage, this program examines that busy location, where, with an average of over 100 movments every day, 55 stood as the busiest tower in the western United States. Color, 48 minutes. #RV9590 $29.95

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Modeling

Structures

Whistlestop Diner Kit

Make sure the hungry passengers in your layout have a place to stop and eat! This HO scale kit – a replica of the “Whistlestop Diner” – features sturdy basswood construction, colorful side graphics, clear “glass” windows, and a fully equipped interior with a countertop and stools. Minimal assembly required. 1½" tall with a 3¾"x 1" footprint. #401165 $39.95

Donnie's Drive-In Kit

Typical of the car-centric diners with rollerskating carhops that flourished in the 1950s and ’60s, this detailed, easy-to-build HO scale plastic kit features an interesting octagonal design and is molded in four colors so it needs no paint. The large glazed windows reveal a complete interior with tables, stools, and a counter. 5" tall with a 7"x 6" footprint; assembly required. #R77639 $39.95

HO SCALE

Made in the USA.

A

HO SCALE

Storm Lake Mobil Station Kit

Made in the USA.

A replica of a Mobilgas station located in Storm Lake, Iowa, this HO scale kit features laser-cut basswood walls; an enclosed garage; plastic windows and doors; cast metal detail parts, including realistic “electric” pumps and a Mobilgas shield sign on a tall pole; a fence-base billboard and complete signage. Assembly required. 8¼"x 8¼" footprint. #R86068 $44.95

SAVE

HO SCALE

25%

Made in the USA.

Carhop Metal Signs

A: Order Up! #404824 B: “Now That’s a $5 Shake!” #R69071

HO SCALE

Ashmore Hotel Kit

Make the massive, 11-story Ashmore Hotel the centerpiece of your downtown district! This HO scale, plastic kit comes with three separate street-level facades (early 1900s, 1950s and modern) and features a detailed faux granite façade with ornate trim, glazed windows, and even a revolving lobby door. Multiple kits can be easily combined for a taller, wider or longer structure. 14" tall with an 8½"x 4½" footprint; assembly required.

#R86405

64.95

$

29.95

#400452 Reg: $39.95 $ Ring the bell, service is about to begin! This HO scale kit replicates an ornate brick church and features authentic arched windows, two styles of “stained glass” window treatments, two styles of front door, a detailed belfry with steeple, a diamondshingle roof, a standard entrance or optional ramp, and a front signboard with printed paper signs. Minimal assembly required. 10¾" tall with an 8"x 4½" footprint.

#402807

Street Girl Pin-Up Metal Sign

Sneak a peek into “Red Light Row.” Featuring a blonde seductress wearing a red hot dress, this keyhole-shaped, 24-gauge steel sign resembles the look of aged metal and paint. Made in 14"x 25"; includes mounting the USA. holes. #M601683 $34.95

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Benson’s Five & Dime Kit

An appropriate fit in nearly any trackside neighborhood, this HO scale kit is a replica of an old-timey “Five & Dime” and features finely molded walls and trim in realistic colors, LED interior lighting, a wooden side-mounted staircase, and full color drapes. Minimal assembly required. 5" tall with a 4¼"x 5½" footprint.

B

Visit the drive-in and see the cutest carhops in town with our vintage-style metal signs. Handmade in the USA from heavy-gauge steel and powdercoated for a long-lasting finish, these signs measure 14" diameter $ and include mounting holes. 24.95 each

HO SCALE

Brick Church Kit HO SCALE

49.95

$

Street Girls Bringing Sailors Sign

Made in the USA.

Reminding us of what was a very different era, this replica vintage sign is made of 24-gauge steel and resembles the look and feel of aged metal and paint, measures 14"x 8", and includes mounting holes. Guaranteed to bring a chuckle every time you walk past. #M600326 $16.95

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Expansion / Accessories Railpower 1370 Power Pack

HO SCALE

Compatible with both HO and N scale models, this power pack features 300-degree extended range speed control – three times that of average power packs! – a main line direction switch for easy reversal, AC terminals for accessories, an LED light, and an 80" cord. #402227 $69.95

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Modeling

Track and Power Pack Set

$

This HO scale set includes an oval of Bachmann E-Z Track with gray roadbed and nickel silver rails, a wire hook-up track, and the Railpower 1370 power pack. 63"x 45" oval $ (22" radius). #R99968 Reg: $192.95

E-Z Track Crossing Gate

Create an even more realistic railroad layout with this HO scale crossing gate, featuring an automatic lowering capability as the train passes by! Compatible with steel alloy or nickel silver E-Z Track. #405079 $49.95

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E-Z Command DCC Controller System

SAVE UP TO

75

$

Take ultimate control of your DCC layout with this premium E-Z command controller system! Able to power multiple locomotives of all scales (5-Amp Power Boost required for O and large-scale operation), it features plug-and-play compatibility, easy digital control (of speed, direction, lighting, and sound), on-track programming, 28-speed step control, and a 1-amp power supply. #402721 $199

Track Pack

This 43-piece track pack includes everything you need to build the HO scale, 8'x 4' layout featured in the instructional DVD hosted by actor and model railroad enthusiast Michael Gross. You get 37 pieces of easy-to-assemble E-Z Track, including straight pieces, a terminal/ rerailer, 18" radius curves, two left and two right remote switches, and a terminal wire. #R90858 Reg: $299 $

DCC Guide: Second Edition

Fiehmann. This comprehensive volume will help you get the most out of your Digital Command Control (DCC) system! Diagrams and photographs show you how DCC works, from wiring and installation to decoder settings, throttle units, super capacitors and improved LEDs for lighting, and much more. You even get advanced instructions on decoder programming and how to control trains with computers, tablets, and other devices. 88 pages, 250 color photos, 8¼"x 10¾", softcover. #R02416 $19.95

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Steel Track Pack #405076 Reg: 219 $

HO SCALE

179

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E-Z Track Sections

Expand your HO scale layout with these sets of four E-Z Track sections! Made of steel alloy or nickel silver rail mounted on realistic roadbed, they snap together in seconds!

9" Straight − Steel alloy rails. #R95182 $14.95 22" Radius Curve − Each measures 8½" long. Steel alloy rails. #R95183 $16.95

Train Storage Cases

Featuring a foam interior, these HO / N SCALE cardboard train storage cases safely and conveniently hold your valuable HO or N scale locomotives and cars. 28"x 12½"x 2½".

9" Straight − Nickel silver rails.

#R99386 $17.95 22" Radius Curve − Each measures 8½" long. Nickel silver rails. #R99978 $22.95

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44.95 each

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A: HO Scale

Holds 20 locomotives and cars. #R66710

E-Z Track Hayes Bumpers

B: N Scale

HO SCALE

Holds 36 locomotives and cars. #R66711

Ensure the ends of your track spurs are finished correctly by adding these E-Z track Hayes HO scale $ bumpers! 19.95 each A

A: Nickel Silver #405081

B: Steel #405082

E-Z Track Rail Joiners – Compatible

with the HO scale E-Z Track system. Includes 36 joiners. #405080 $12.95

B

Models not included.

Display Cases B

These HO scale, vacuform plastic cases include track.

14": #R09232 18": #R09231 22": #R09230

24.95 26.95 $ 27.95 $ $

HO SCALE

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Railroads

DVDs on this Page:

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Untitled

Reg: $39.95

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95 Each

The Way West Odyssey

Head west on a 2-disc rail adventure that showcases the essence of contemporary railroading. You’ll travel from California to Illinois where pig trains sprawl across the Midwest, helpers shove trains through the Rockies and long tunnels and bridges connect main lines in the Northwest. 2 hours. #RV6912

Chicago Odyssey Volumes 1 & 2

Watch nearly five hours of Chicago rail action only found on this two-disc DVD set! From the 1950s to ‘60s, famous photographer Emery Gulash captured 15 railroads on bright, full-color 16mm film. Explore the beginnings of diesel and the growing popularity of freight and passenger on the first volume. The second portion covers vital stages of Amtrak’s birth and transition, along with more outstanding commuter action! 4½+ hours. #405464

South Shore Line Montana Rail Link

A host of diverse locations are showcased on this 2-DVD set, an action-packed exploration of the Montana Rail Link! Begin at Laurel Yard, the mechanical heart of the company, then travel to Missoula to see the “Gas Local” transporting fuel from Thompson Falls and witness trains emerging from the 1883-built Mullan Tunnel. 2 hr. 57 min. #403525

The Milwaukee Road

This 2-DVD set takes you to the Pacific Northwest in the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s for a special look at Milwaukee Road operations. Climb aboard an SD40, witness a 15-car derailment that threatens a million-dollar shipment of fresh crab, and watch Little Joes, steeple cabs, and diesels. B&W and color. 2 hrs. 50 min. #RV3390

Santa Fe Odyssey

While covering various western railroad action over his storied career, Emery Gulash captured enough ancillary footage of Santa Fe trains to complete this two-DVD set! Both passenger and freight trains are featured, with a thrilling chronology of various paint schemes throughout the era (including the celebrated “Warbonnet” design). 3 hrs. 58 min. #401835

Union Pacific Odyssey Volumes 1 & 2

Filled with fast-moving scenes, this 2-DVD set captures true giants of steam in action! Enjoy views of the UP Challenger and Northern as they doublehead through Sacramento-area mountain scenery and hop aboard the #1218 Suwanee Steam Special, the most powerful operating steamer in the world. 3 hrs. 15 min.

#405463

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This 2-DVD collection takes a look at the Chicago, South Shore & South Bend railroad in the 1970s, following busy South Shore passenger operations, and both Little Joes and ex-Chessie GP7s hustle freight trains. Color and B&W. 4 hrs. 11 min. #RV3382

Rock Island

Explore the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad’s final decades of operation, a period leading to bankruptcy and abandonment. This 2-DVD set examines the two remaining intercity passenger trains, the Peoria and the Quad Cities Rockets, and Chicago’s LaSalle Street Station. 4 hrs. 23 min. #RV3384

CN North America

Collected onto four DVDs, this series showcases CN’s contemporary operations throughout Southern Ontario and the Great Lakes region. Tour both Canadian and American rail hot spots, including the Holly Subdivision, Michigan Central Depot, and the world Famous CN Tower. 5 hrs. 6 min. #RV7804

Penn Central

This 4-DVD collection – which includes all six volumes of Penn Central Heritage Series: From the Camera of Emery Gulash – examines Penn Central operations from the company’s 1968 formation through its 1976 absorption (along with six other northeastern railroads) into Conrail. You’ll view a variety of diesel motive power, including predecessor New York Central and Pennsylvania Railroad locomotives; visit famous locations throughout the system; and more. 8 hours.

#RV7705 Reg: $49.95

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HUGE DVD SALE! Special Multi-Disc DVD Sets Trains Around New York and New Jersey Collection

This 8-DVD collection includes eight fascinating programs that examine railroading in New York and New Jersey. You get Classic Steam of the ’20s Through the ’40s, New Jersey Transit Push-Pull, Rails: Buffalo, New York Railroading in 1998, Rails: New York Metro, Conrail’s Southern Tier, The Susquehanna Along the Southern Tier, and CSX Vol. 14: Selkirk (Albany), New York. 8 hrs. 20 min. #RV7704 Reg: $59.95 $

23.95

60 %

The Louisville & Indiana Railroad

Purchased from Conrail in early 1994, the Louisville & Indiana Railroad began operations a few short months later along a 106-mile stretch of track between Louisville and Indianapolis. You’ll catch a variety of motive power in this 2-DVD set showcasing the LIRC hard at work for its major customers, including Carter Lumber, Consolidated Grain and Barge Company, Genpak Plastics, Voss Industries, and many other industrial leaders. $ 2 hrs. 37 min. #RV2529 Reg: $29.95

14.95

Muncie Indiana

Top Frog Series Volume 1-8

Railroad Hot Spot

The Best of Green Frog Collection

In response to an overwhelming demand from railfans, Green Frog has released this best-of collection: 8 DVDs featuring fan-favorite train footage dating back to the 1950s! Viewers will be treated to programs on the Rio Grande narrow gauge, iconic mid-century passenger trains, famous vintage and modern steam, early generation diesels, CB&Q operations, and the best of the enduring B&O! 7 hrs. 30 min.

35.95

#402441 Reg: $59.95 $

Vintage Steam Spectacular

This 4-DVD collection includes 8 great programs on classic American steam locomotives! You get Classic Steam of the ’20s Through the ’40s, Twilight of Steam, Steam on the Northern Pacific, Suwanee Steam Special: The 1218 in Florida, No. 4501: Three Decades of Excursions, and The Golden Twilight of Postwar Steam Parts 1-3. Color and B&W, 7 hrs. 51 min.

24.95

#RV7390 Reg: 59.95 $ $

Offering both heavy CSX and Norfolk-Southern traffic, this program covers the fascinating motive action of Muncie, Indiana! Railfans can rejoice over a variety of freight, featuring ethanol, grain, and stack, along with special appearances by CN, CP, and Kansas City Southern. Additional aerial and ground footage was incorporated for spectacular viewpoints. $ 1 hr. 11 min. #405600 Reg: $29.95

14.95

The Boston & Maine

Journey back to the 1950s to view steam locomotive action on the Boston and Maine, including rush-hour steam traffic highballing out of North Station, P4 4-6-2 Pacific #3713 leaving Boston on the memorable “Farewell to Steam” excursion, and more. Color and B&W, 45 minutes.

#RV7328 Reg: $24.95

12.45

$

The Atlanta Railroads

Their History and Their Story

Riding the Rails with Amtrak

This 5-DVD collection shows the legendary Amtrak passenger service running across the country! You’ll ride the Amtrak rails from Chicago to California; from New Haven, Connecticut, to Springfield, Massachusetts; from New Haven to New York; on the California coast; and through many more of America’s most rail-friendly cities featured in these 7 programs. 7 hrs. 30 min.

#RV7757 Reg: $59.95

S AV E U P T O

29.95

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Learn the proud railroading history of Atlanta, the railroad capital of the South. You’ll trace its beginning as a terminus for the stateowned Western & Atlantic, watch its development alongside Class I roads, and view the city’s modern rail operations that handle up to 200 trains per day. 1 hour.

12.45

#RV6617 Reg: $24.95 $

CSX Toledo Sub. Special

Norfolk Southern

A Tour of the Thoroughbred

Eight programs make up this incredible 5-DVD collection, a tribute to the Norfolk Southern! While much of the action is captured between Illinois and Ohio – including the busy Toledo-Elkhart corridor and the mainline pass through northwestern Indiana – it also includes a saunter down south to the “rathole” line through Kentucky and Tennessee. 13 hours.

#402321 Reg: $59.95

29.95

$

Hop aboard this thrilling excursion of CSX’s Toledo Subdivisions in Ohio and ride the rails between Hamilton & Vandalia (Part 1), Tipp City to Wapakoneta (Part 2), and Cridersville to Lelpsic (Part 3), on this collectible 3-DVD set! View single-track action in the Southwest such as automotive, commodity, and manifest trains, along with historic locations, a temporary shoo-fly operation, and so much more. $ 3 hrs. 55 min. $

#405850 Reg: 49.95

24.95

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Modeling

HO Scale Vehicles

1960 Ford Box Trucks

Law Enforcement Cars

A Ford’s 1960 Box Trucks were used to transport goods for decades. Move your layout goods in style with these HO scale models, featuring replicas of the classic Ford moving truck with an attached storage box! They also have multicolor designs, authentic branding, see- HO SCALE through windows, and free$ rolling wheels. 2" long. 19.95 each

Our highly detailed law enforcement cars offer HO scale neighborhoods a sense of comfort as they patrol your streets! Each die cast model features vintage badging, interior seats, and window glazing. $ 1½"-2" long. 17.95 each

A: General Electric #404572 B: Firestone #404646

A: 1950 Dodge County Sheriff #405829 B: 1950 Dodge Police #405830 C: 1967 Ford State Police #405827

B

1960 Ford Flatbed Truck

HO SCALE

GMC 6x6 Tankers

Ideal for construction businesses, this HO scale Ford flatbed truck – featuring vintage Georgia Pacific logos – is built to haul building materials around your layout. This die cast model features chrome-plated parts, optional dual mirrors, clear headlights, and rolling tires. 2" long. #405575 $19.95 Don’t forget to add realistic lumber loads to your HO scale flatbed! (Set of 2) #405576 $9.95

B

A

A: Texaco #405835 B: Gulf Oil #405836

AeroVan Trailers B HO SCALE

Deliver colorful additions to your diesel-era HO scale layout with our classic Ford bottle trucks! Each die cast model features an original logo and scheme, free-rolling wheels, and etched details. 3" long. $19.95 each

B: Dad’s Root Beer #405912

Coke Vending Machines

A

21.95 each

HO SCALE

B

B: 1960s #405611

B

Complete with original factory paint schemes, A these AeroVan trailers are great for steam- and dieselera layouts! Each HO SCALE HO scale die cast model features chromeplated wheels, pad-printed B graphics, and real rubber tires. 4½" long. $

A

Enjoy an ice cold Coke at the convenience of these nostalgic 1950’s and 1960’s HO scale vending machines! Set of 4. $12.95 per set

A: Santa Fe #405831 B: Overland Freight #405832 C: Old German Beer #405833 D: Coca-Cola #405834

C

D

HO SCALE

IH R-190 Tractor with 32' Flatbed Trailer Set

HO SCALE

A

1990s Step Van/Delivery Trucks

A trio of colorful delivery trucks make up this collection of HO scale, die cast models: replicas of step vans from the 1990s featuring bright brand graphics, free-rolling wheels, and a well-appointed $ interior. 2½" long. 12.95 each

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HO SCALE

C

Complete with an authentic 1940s design, these HO scale versions of the GMC 6x6 tanker – also known as “Jimmy” – create a realistic post-WWII look! Each die cast model offers a vintage scheme with $ see-through windows, and free-rolling wheels. 3" long. 12.95 each

A

A: 1950s #405610

B

HO SCALE

1954 Ford Bottle Delivery Trucks

A: Coca-Cola #405911

A

B

C

A: Hostess #406362 B: AC Delco #406363 C: Fire Department #406364

These IH A: Elkins Logging Co. R-190 tractors #405837 with flatbed B: Brier & Smith Building #405838 trailers give any HO scale layout a retro commercial trucking appearance! Each die cast model $ includes free-rolling wheels, and glazed windows. 4½" long. 32.95 each

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Modeling

HO Scale Vehicle Kits HO SCALE

A

A

HO SCALE

B

B

Wooden Aircraft Kits

Get ready for take-off with these fun, flying replicas! These HO scale, wooden kits of well-known planes are a great addition to any collection. Incredible features include vinyl decals, authentic markings, highly detailed interiors and exteriors, and more! $ Assembly required. 24.95 each A: DHC-2 Beaver – 4" wingspan. #406687 B: Cessna 172 – 5" wingspan. #406688 C: Piper J-3 Cub – 5" wingspan. #406689 A

C

Decals Only

Vintage Tractor Kits

D

D: L4 Grasshopper Decal Set for J-3 Cub #406690 $7.95 B

HO SCALE

Wooden Boat Kits

C

Whether you are an experienced collector or a novice, you’ll be ready for open water with these high-quality kits! Replicating sturdy boats, canoes, and even a dock, these HO scale, functional wooden models are made of laser cut mahogany and plywood and feature authentic markings, detailed interior and exteriors, and more! Assembly required. A: Triple Cockpit Cruiser – 3" long. #406691 $19.95 B: Wooden Dock – 2½" long. #406693 $9.95 C: Canoe – 2½" long. #406692 $19.95

Known for their sleek and innovative design, the two-door and four-door sedans of the 1920s were the talk of the town in their day. These HO scale plastic kits resemble models from both 1927 and ’28, and include features like working rubber tires, authentic markings, detailed interiors and exteriors, and more! Assembly required. 1" long. $15.95 each

A: 1927 Hudson 2-Door Sedan #406694 B: 1928 Hudson 4-Door Sedan #406695

DC-405

DC-400

A

B

Widely known by truckers as the “Donald Duck” (long hood) and “Daisy Duck” (short hood) due to their hood design, these HO scale resin kits resemble International DC tractors from 1961 to 1972! Each one features a one-piece body and chassis, rubber tires, and etched details. $ Assembly required. 24.95 each

A: “Donald Duck” #405761 A

A

B: “Daisy Duck” #405762

HO SCALE

B

A

Old Fashioned Gasoline Truck Kits

HO SCALE

B

Fill ‘er up! Remember a simpler time with these HO scale plastic kits of classic gasoline trucks. Enjoy fun features like real rubber tires, accurate markings, highly detailed interior and exteriors, and more! Customize with your choice of paint color. Assembly $ required. 1" long. 24.95 each

A: 1956-66 White 4000 #406696 B: 1938-39 Ford COE #406697

D

A: 1940-58 White Super Power Box Sleeper Tractor #406698 B: 1954-59 GMC Cannonball Single Axle Tractor #406699 C: 1954-57 H-63 Mack Tractor #406700 D: 1958-62 GMC 860 Tractor #406701

1961-72 International DC Tractor Kits

HO SCALE

1920s Hudson Sedan Kits

C

Ready to get to work, you’ll love these HO scale plastic kits of vintage tractors. Replicas of different varieties bring you such fun features as detailed markings, free rolling tires, accurate tire treads, and more! Customize with your choice of paint color. Assembly $ required. 1" long. 24.95 each

B

C

Classic “Pumper” Kits

Ready to take on any emergency, expand your collection with these HO scale plastic kits of classic firetrucks. You’ll love the great features like their one-piece body and chassis components, rubber tires, etched mirrors and wipers, and more! Customize with your choice of paint color. Assembly required. 1" long.

A: 1947-1954 American LaFrance 700 Pumper #406702 $32.95 B: 1946-51 Seagrave Sedan Cab Pumper #406703 $34.95 C: 1950-53 GMC-LaFrance Pumper #406704 $32.95

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New & Noteworthy 1983 “A-Team” GMC Vandura

Ford Bronco

Pay tribute to an ’80s television mainstay with this 1/18 scale, die cast model – a conversation-starting reproduction of the 1/18 SCALE 1983 GMC van used by the A-Team! It comes with its signature black design and red stripe, a grille guard, top sirens, opening doors, a sliding side door (revealing seats and equipment), a rear spoiler, free-rolling rubber tires, and commemorative packaging. 11" long. #406709 $99.95

A History of Ford's Legendary 4x4

Zuercher. In the decades following World War II, Americans were increasingly interested in larger and more rugged vehicles which allowed the freedom to explore the expansive country – and Ford answered the call in 1966 with the impressive Bronco. This photo-history of the vehicle, returning to the Ford lineup in 2020, tracks it from the 1960s to its late-70s second generation and subsequent designs through the 1990s. 192 pages, 8½"x 11", hardcover.

A-Team Complete Collection #406705

42.95

$

Car Advertisement Jigsaw Puzzles

An entire weekend won’t be enough time to enjoy this 25-DVD set: the complete series, all five seasons, of the TV smash-hit The A-Team. Follow along with the fugitive quartet – including Face, Murdock, Hannibal, and B.A. – as they escape the law while also solving crimes in their legendary black van! Includes all 98 episodes as well as special-feature content. 78 hrs. 45 min. #406710 $89.95

John Deere 730 Tractor with Barge Wagon

Tend to your farm in style with this recognizably green die cast 1/16 SCALE model: a 1/16 scale reproduction of both a John Deere 730 tractor as well as an accompanying barge wagon. It comes with treaded rubber tires, a steerable wheel, an opening tailgate, a detailed engine, and signature branding. 11" long. #406711 $99.95

Cadillac #406706 These collage-style jigsaw puzzles are celebrations of Cadillacs and Ford Mustangs featuring dozens of classic advertisements throughout the years. 1,000 pieces. $ 26¾"x 19¼". 17.95 each

1948 Chevy Texaco Delivery Truck

Ford Mustang #406707

Draped in eye-catching red and white Texaco graphics, this 1/18 scale, die cast model replicates a 1948 Chevrolet delivery truck. In addition to its nostalgic postwar design, it also features an opening hood (revealing a detailed V6 engine), opening side and rear doors, a wellappointed interior (including a realistic cargo area), and free-rolling rubber tires. 10" long.

1955 Chevy Bel Air Kit

1/16 SCALE

One of the premier luxury cars of the 1950s, the Chevrolet Bel Air was manufactured in the U.S. from 1950-1975. This 1/16 scale plastic kit – a replica of a '55 Bel Air convertible – features realistic badging, an opening hood (revealing vinyl wiring and hoses), opening doors, and parts to build either a standard and custom version. Assembly required. Skill level 3. 12" long. #406714 $44.95

1960 Ford Thunderbird Kit

1/18 SCALE

#406708

A

1/32 SCALE

Seeing eleven model generations over its fifty-year lifespan, the Ford Thunderbird was first introduced in 1955. This 1/32 scale plastic kit of a 1960 Thunderbird hardtop features a signature four-headlight design, free-rolling wheels, opening doors, a well-equipped interior, and chrome accents. Assembly required. Skill level 2. 5½" long. #406640 1/25 SCALE

B

21.95

$

GMC Astro 95 Semi-Tractor Kit

Haul your material across the country with this GMC Astro 95 semi-tractor! Scaled at 1/25 and featuring quality plastic components, this kit also comes with ten free-rolling wheels, opening doors, a realistic interior (including a CB radio with dual antennas), and a “drag foiler” air foil. Assembly required. 250+ pieces. Skill level 3. 12" long. #406715 $49.95

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89.95

$

Gas Station Metal Signs

A selection of vintage vehicles sits alongside the Texaco and Standard Oil fuel stations on these fun, nostalgic aluminum signs. Includes $ mounting holes. 18"x 12". 29.95 each

A: Texaco Gas Station B: Standard Motor Oil

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#406712 #406713


Books The Cars of Harley Earl

Temple. An underappreciated titan of aviation design, Harley Earl worked for GM from the 1920s through the 1960s – conceiving some of the company’s most recognizable cars. Travel back in time for a peek at Earl’s handiwork, particularly evident in the ’50s when the postwar jet age gave rise to a totally redesigned automobile industry. 192 pages, B&W and color photos, 8½"x 11", hardcover. #406716 $42.95

Crosley and Crosley Motors

Corvair by Chevrolet

Experimental & Production Cars 1957-1969

Ludvigsen. Filled with photographs supplied from the author’s personal library, this photo history celebrates the Corvair, one of Chevrolet’s most controversial cars. You’ll enjoy seeing the evolution of production models through the years, comparing various prototypes and concept cars, learning about various technical details regarding the Corvair’s engine, and more. 125 pages, B&W photos, 10"x 8¼", softcover. #R10582 $39.95

A Collection of My Favorite Racing Photos

Banks. Lavishly illustrated, this book examines the history of America’s first compact car, the Crosley, from its humble beginning as a mere sketch on the back of a napkin in 1937 to its life beyond production and its cult status in the 21st century. You’ll also learn of Crosley Motors’ other automotive innovations, including disc brakes, the first Sport Utility Vehicle, a do-it all farm vehicle, and much more! 128 pages, 170 B&W and color photos, 8½"x 11", softcover. #R10689 $39.95

Evans & Shelby. Bursting with hundreds of never-before-published images, this pictorial profile – a tandem project between racing legends Art Evans and Carroll Shelby – showcases the pair’s favorite vintage photos! Gearheads will love exploring the heyday of Evans and Shelby races of the 1950s as well as an intimate look at the machines they so loved. 252 pages, 200+ B&W and color photos, 9"x 9", hardcover. #406718 $36.95

Drag Racing’s Quarter-Mile Warriors

Serro Scotty Travel Trailers

Hecht. This nostalgic title offers insight on the Scotty Trailers of the 1960s and ’70s: handcrafted vehicles whose careful construction ensured that no two were exactly alike! Learn all about the original 16-footers as well as the more popular 18foot HiLanders – all of them conveniently lightweight, delightfully retro, and simple to restore. 128 pages, B&W and color photos, 8½"x 11", softcover. #406717 $34.95

Collecting Muscle Car Model Kits

Then & Now

Boyce. A must-have for fans of early-era drag racing, this illustrated volume – bursting with more than 500 exciting photos – examines the golden years of the sport from the late 1950s through the early 1970s, and compares the careers of racing legends from Dick Landy to Grumpy Jenkins. 192 pages, 514 B&W and color photos, 8½"x 11", softcover. #K110122 $34.95

American Funeral Vehicles 1883-2003

Boyd. Model kits were a huge hit back in the 1960s with children building everything from airplanes to space ships! The most popular choice was muscle cars and they still are today among adults who remember their dream automobiles. This book details an entire era featuring original kits, as well as older and new reproductions. 176 pages, 8½"x 11", softcover. #404924 $29.95

Fageol & Twin Coach Buses 1922-1956 Photo Archive

Luke. The first company to build a bus from the ground up, Fageol was an industry leader in the 1920s – transforming, after selling out in 1927, into the recognizable Twin Coach. Examine the iconic business with this lavishly illustrated title which includes period photos and informative captions on the team that began the city bus industry with their famous Model 40 Twin Coach. 128 pages, 8½"x 10", softcover. #406719 $29.95

Traveling with Greyhound

Carroll Shelby

An Illustrated History of America's First Compact Car and the Company that Built It

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McCall. This volume explores the evolution of hearses and funeral cars used in American funeral services since 1883. You’ll examine a wide variety of vehicles, from the early horse-drawn carriages of the late 19th-century; to the gaudy, limousine-styled Funeral Coaches of the mid-20th century; and the sleek, low-profile hearses of today. 160 pages, 300+ B&W photos, 8½"x 11", softcover. #R10708 $39.95

On the Road For 100 Years

Gabrick. This volume examines the storied history of the Greyhound company. You’ll learn how, for 100 years, Greyhound has brought Americans together, from 1914 when fares were 25 cents roundtrip in a large Hupmobile between Alice and Hibbing, Minnesota, to the national expansion decades later as the Scenicruiser crossed the countryside, and the modern buses of today. 128 pages, 8½"x 11", softcover. #R10749 $36.95

The American Taxi

A Century of Service

Monier. This heavily illustrated book examines the more than 100-year history of the American taxi, covering famous marques such as Yellow, Checker, Packard, Ford, and Studebaker as well as forgotten makes including Oakland, Huppmobile, and Stearns-Knight. You’ll even view unusual lights, meters, taxi memorabilia, and more. 144 pages, color and B&W photos, 8¼"x 10¾", softcover. #R05638 $34.95

All-American Truck Stops

Kundlemeyer & Henderson. Head out on the open road and visit the country’s most famous truck stops with this gripping photohistory! Featuring both vintage photographs and advertising materials, this book takes readers on a journey from coast to coast on a visual tour throughout time of truckers’ mostvisited destinations. 160 pages, B&W and color photos, 8½"x 11", softcover. #406720 $36.95

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Vehicles

1930s

Classic Cars of the 1930s

As the wage gap widened, so did the luxury automobile’s affordability of the 1930s – and, since the Great Depression was in its climactic stages, society could truly show off its wealth. This four-part film takes us back to the classic era of unique innovations and odd marketing campaigns that did or didn’t appeal to consumers. B&W. 1 hr. 2 min. #405360 $9.95

1936 MercedesBenz 500K

1931 Peerless Master 8 Sedan

Unable to survive the Great Depression, the 1931 model was one of Peerless Motor Cars last productions, since they opened their doors in 1900. Housing an intricate Continental Straight 8 engine under its hood, this 1/18 scale, die cast replica reflects a detailed interior behind opening “suicide” doors, dual spare tires, and steerable front wheels. 11" long. #405768 $89.95

Ford Model A

1/18 SCALE

The 1930s Fords

A: Pennzoil #406741 B: STP #406742

1939 Chevrolet Panel Truck

LIMITED EDITION

Norman Rockwell Edition B

C

This 2-DVD collection features rare films, short clips and commercials that examine the fabulous Fords of the 1930s! You get The New Ford V8s, which introduces the new motors with Henry Ford and tours the production facilities; Rhapsody in Steel, which shows the Ford assembly line; Forward with Ford, which looks at the 1935 Ford V8s; Honeymoon V8, a travelogue through America in Ford V8 automobiles; The Ford Year, an interview with Ford about plans for 1935; and more. B&W, 2 hrs. 39 min. #RV2259 $19.95

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1/24 SCALE

Recalling days of old, these 1/24 scale, die cast models of classic 1939 panel trucks are sure to A delight any hardcore Chevrolet collector! Featuring designs by Pennzoil and STP, you’ll love their working tires, authentic markings, chrome accessories, and more! 8½" long. $ 29.95 each B A

A: NEW! Pickup 10½" long. #406734 B: NEW! Coupe – 9" long. #406735 C: Roadster – 9" long. #404712

The Mercedes-Benz 500K Special Roadster, of which only 29 were built, epitomized 1930s German automobile engineering. A replica of one of those 500Ks often seen in Nazi newsreel footage (Adolf Hitler owned a black one), this 1/18 scale, metal and plastic model features a fully outfitted interior with gauges, simulated leather seats, and a windshield; opening hood, door, and rumble seat parts; a 6-cylinder engine; simulated lights, spare tires, and other fine detail parts; and free-rolling wire wheels – including steerable front wheels – with whitewall tires. 11½" long. #M900812 $49.95

1939 Chevrolet Panel Trucks

1/18 SCALE

The Ford Model A (also colloquially called the A-Model Ford or the A) was the second successful vehicle for the  Ford Motor Company, after its predecessor, the Model T. These 1/18 scale, die cast replicas of the Model A Pickup, Coupe, and Roadster are beautiful additions to anyone’s classic car collection. Features include real rubber tires, steerable wheels, opening hood, doors and rear gate, a detailed $ exterior, and more! 99.95 each

1/18 SCALE

Based on the Ridgewood Dental Clinic illustration by 1/24 SCALE famed artist Norman Rockwell, this 1/24 scale, die cast model of a 1939 Chevy panel truck pays tribute to his iconic artwork as a limited edition collectible! It features an officially licensed logo and scheme, as well as real rubber tires, chromeplated accents, and a detailed interior. 5¼" long. #405777 $34.95

Saturday Evening Post Jigsaw Puzzle

The Saturday Evening Post’s most famous and prolific illustrator Norman Rockwell is regarded by many as the greatest artist in American history! Complete with a collage of his popular work, this 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle reflects Rockwell’s use of color and detail. 26¾"x 19¼".

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#405778

15.95

$


1940s “Classic Cars” Metal Sign

Ford Station Wagons 1929-1991 – Photo History

This jam-packed garage, its walls adorned with all kinds of automotive tributes, also houses four beautiful classic cars – “oldies but goodies!” Made of heavy-gauge steel, this sign includes mounting holes. 16"x 12". #400515 $19.95

Made in the USA.

SAVE

Vintage Vixen Figure Set

50%

Give your vintage, 1/18 scale cars a few admirers! Hand painted for a realistic touch, each set includes four resin figures ready to pose next to any die cast classic vehicle. 4" tall.

#K660003 Reg: $29.95

McLaughlin. Covering everything from the Model T to the Pinto Cruising Wagon, this is your guide to Ford station wagons, which were originally used to carry rail passenger and their luggage to and from the station. You'll view rare archival images, along with information on available options, production figures, and more. 120 pages, 130 B&W photos, 7¼"x 9", softcover. #R05374 $24.95

1/18 SCALE

SAVE

Shore Leave

14.95

$

1948 Tucker Pin-Up Metal Sign

December may be icy cold, but these two bodies are red hot! Made in the USA, this 24-gauge steel sign has smooth rolled edges, includes mounting holes, and measures 12"x 16". #R68691 $19.95

Made in the USA.

Vehicles

1/18 SCALE

375

$

Stan LIMITED EDITION Stokes. The beachparked Woodie, classic Harley Davidson, and iconic Hotel Del Coronado accent the fun of this sunny day as three sailors enjoy a rare afternoon off in beautiful San Diego. This print arrives signed and numbered by the artist! 45"x 30".

600

#400952 Reg: $975 $

“Woodie World“ Metal Sign

1948 Tucker Torpedo

In 1948, the Tucker Sedan – better known as the Tucker Torpedo – was an advanced automobile, conceived by Preston Tucker. Only 51 cars were manufactured before the company folded on March 3, 1949. This 1/18 scale, die cast model features a fully equipped interior, opening "suicide" doors, and glazed windows. Also, includes a removable display base. 10" long. #R97168 $59.95

Classic Cars from the 1940s

A These 1/24 scale, die cast replicas of some of the biggest brands of the 1940s, including a Chevy Aerosedan, Mercury Coupe, and Ford Sedan, will make a handsome addi1/24 SCALE tion to any collection. Enjoy fun features like detailed engines, B workable steering, opening doors, hood and trunk, accurate interiors, and more!

A: 1948 Chevrolet Aerosedan Fleetline 8" long. #400475 $24.95 B: NEW! 1949 Mercury Coupe 8½" long.

#406739 19.95 C: NEW! 1940 Ford Sedan Delivery – 7¾" long. #406740 $19.95 $

C

A must-own for fans of classic Woodie station wagons, this steel sign features a surf boardequipped car enjoying the sunset. Includes mounting holes. 12"x 16".

#400431

Made in the USA.

19.95

$

1948 Ford Woody

This 1/18 scale, die cast model features real wood paneling, a hood that opens, a fully-equipped interior with opening front doors, realworking steering, a top-mounted surfboard, treaded whitewall tires, “groovy” stickers on the rear windows, and authentic Ford badging. You even get a commemorative medallion! 11" long. #R98619 $109

1/18 SCALE

Made in the USA.

B

Surfboard Pin-Up Metal Signs

With their alluring looks, these pin-ups were too tempting to escape the bite of a ravenous A shark! Complete with a unique surfboard cutout design, these heavy-gauge metal signs feature an eye-catching image baked into a powder coating for a long-lasting $ finish. Includes mounting holes. 27.95 each A: 6"x 24". #405099 B: NEW! 8"x 30". #406744

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1950s

Fords in the Fifties and Sixties

Classic Cars from the 1950s

Parris. Striking original photography, coupled with archival specifications and details, helps tell the story of the Ford Motor Company and the many storied vehicles they produced during the 1950s and ’60s. Revisit one of the most romanticized eras in automotive history from the signature chrome and fins of the 1950s to the legendary performance of cars of the 1960s. 192 pages, color photos, 8½"x 11", $ softcover. 24.95 each

Fifties #401960

You’ll get flashbacks to a simpler time with these beautiful models of classic cars from the 1950s! These highly detailed, die cast replicas include features like detailed interiors and engine compartments, movable steering wheels, rubber tires, opening hoods, and more!

Sixties #401961

1950 Ford Convertible

A replica of a Ford "soft top," this finely detailed, 1/18 scale, die cast metal model features a hood that opens to reveal a realistic engine, a fully outfitted interior with a glazed windshield and opening doors, glazed headlight lenses and plenty of simulated chrome,an opening trunk with a 1/18 SCALE tilting "Continental" tire, free-rolling wheels with treaded rubber tires, authentic badging, and more. Measures 11½" long and includes a removable display base. #R88165 $39.95

A: 1953 Buick Skylark

C

1/24 SCALE

1/24 scale, 8¼" long.

C: 1958 Chevy Impala – 1/24 scale, 8" long.

24.95 24.95

#404718

$

#405782

$

1958 Chevrolet Bel Air Impala

The 1958 Chevrolet Bel Air was redesigned from the previous year. Overall, it became a larger, more luxurious vehicle, dropped lower to the ground and widened for a strong horizontal stance. This 1/18 scale, die cast 1/18 SCALE replica of the beautiful Chevy Bel Air comes with amazing features like real rubber tires, steerable wheels, opening hood, doors, and trunk, detailed engine compartment, and more! 11¾" long.

#406723

“Yellow Rose Auto Repair” Metal Sign

89.95

$

Made in the USA.

The sweeping curves of this 1957 Corvette are no match for the curves of the car’s attractive tire changer! This nostalgic 24-gauge steel sign resembles the look of aged metal and paint, has rounded corners and includes mounting holes. 18"x 12". #R69040 $24.95

#K710060 #404217

Motorama

1957 Chevrolet Corvette

GM’s Legendary Show & Concept Cars

40

1/24 SCALE

#405935 $49.95 B: 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad

Add some classic '50s style A to your showcase with these 1/25 scale plastic kits presenting quality reproductions of a 1957 Ford Del Rio Ranch Wagon and Custom! Features include working steering wheels and disc brakes, free-rolling tires, a full-color decal sheet, chrome-plated parts, a glazed windshield, a well-equipped interior, vintage-style packaging, B and more! Assembly required. $ 8" long. 29.95 each

Temple. Considered the most effective method of marketing during the infancy of television, the GM Motorama was a car show – operating from 1950-1961 – in which the newest, most exciting vehicles were showcased to dealers and consumers alike. Capture thrilling nostalgia of the booming post-war automotive industry with this photographic volume featuring hundreds of new images. 208 pages, 370 color and B&W photos, 8½"x 11", hardcover.

B

1/18 scale, 10" long.

1950s Ford Kits

A: 1957 Ford Custom B: 1957 Ford Del Rio Ranch Wagon

1/18 SCALE

A

#K110128

39.95

$

Chevrolet’s muscular 1957 Corvette was as beautiful as it was fast. This 1/24 scale, die cast replica of a ’57 ’Vette features a fully equipped interior with opening doors and a glazed windshield; a hood that lifts to reveal a detailed engine; working steering with free-rolling wheels and rubber tires; simulated chrome; and authentic badging. 8" long.

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1/18 SCALE

#K680016 $24.95


1950s Cadillac: The Tailfin Years

Headrick. This illustrated book examines Cadillac cars from 1948 to 1964, an era when tailfins grew bolder and larger until they became almost outrageous – only to shrink and become less prominent during the 1960s. You’ll view cars from each model year, all accompanied with specifications, production numbers, prices, and more. 128 pages, 127 B&W and color photographs and illustrations, 8½"x 11", softcover. #R10609 $39.95

1959 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz

vertible. Includes mounting holes. 24"x 16".

POP CULTURE OF THE 1950 S Soda shops, glamorous pin-ups, the Cold War. The beautiful cars of the 1950s weren’t the only thing turning heads during this fascinating decade. Enjoy these wonderful pop culture items of the era, reminding us of a bygone time.

Food & Beverage Commercials of the 50's and 60's

Nostalgic food and beverage commercials just the way they aired during the Golden Age of Television! All the products you remember being advertised on TV are here, from coffee and soft drinks, to hot dogs, cereals, snacks, candy, and more. 60 mins. B&W/Color. #406743 $12.95

Bunny Yeager Photography Books

A stunning visual 1/18 SCALE reminder of the decade's flamboyance, this sixpassenger convertible's sleek lines capture the essence of the "jet age," with styling that could have been copied from a fighter plane! This detailed 1/18 scale, die cast metal model of a 1959 Cadillac Eldorado features a hood that opens to reveal an engine, rubber tires, authentic badging, and more. Measures 13½" long and includes a removable display base. #R88173 $39.95 Made in the USA.

Vehicles

Yeager After building a successful modeling career, Yeager. Bunny Yeager moved behind the camera to become one of the most renowned glamour photographers in the world. These nostalgic books feature some of Yeager’s most treasured work – captured from the 1950s – including bikini girls and enticing backsides! 128+ pages, 8½"x 11", softcover.

Pin-Up Girls of the 1950s Bikini Girls of the 1950s

#5839 #21167

24.95 19.95

$

$

The Communist Threat

Propaganda Films of the 1950s and ‘60s

The threat of war still lingered with the Soviet Union after World War II.This collection of three documentary films covers the various origins of this threat, including Communism (an Armed Forces info film), The Challenge of Ideas, and The Road to The Wall − a recount of the rise of communism. B&W. 1 hr. 34 min. #105541 $9.95

1959 Cadillac Eldorado Metal Sign

Cut in the shape of a postage stamp, this heavy-gauge steel sign features a rear-view image of a ’59 Cadillac Eldorado con-

#R65211

39.95

$

Vintage Automotive Models

Take a stroll down memory lane with these 1/18 scale, die cast models of vintage vehicles, all from the 1950s! These meticulously recreated replicas include features like authentic paint schemes, detailed engines, opening doors, rubber tires, realistic interiors with detailed dashboards, and more!

Fallout Shelter Metal Sign

The construction of fallout shelters – designed to protect occupants from radioactive debris – proliferated during the Cold War. A replica of the yellow and black trefoil that first appeared during that era, this 24-gauge steel sign resembles the look of aged metal and paint. 8"x 14". #M600323 $19.95

A

1/18 SCALE

C B

A: 1959 Mercury Park Lane Hard Top – 12" long. #406733 B: 1956 Lincoln Premiere Convertible – 11" long. #406738

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C: 1957 Studebaker Golden Hawk – 8" long.

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#406736

109

$

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Cars of the 1960s, 70s, & Today

Get ready to cruise with these incredible cars from yesteryear and today! These 1/18 scale, die cast models of well-known vehicles cover a wide expanse of design and time, including everything from a ’61 Chevy Corvette, to a ’71 Dodge charger, to a ‘17 Ford Mustang, and more! Features include working rubber tires, authentic markings, highly detailed interiors and exteriors, and more! Approximately 10" to 12" in length.

(unless otherwise marked)

1970 Mercury Cougar Eliminator

Easily standing LIMITED EDITION toe-to-toe with the best pony cars of the era, the Eliminator was the top performance model in the Cougar lineup for 1970. #405789

1971 Plymouth GTX Hardtop

Competing with the best of the muscle cars of the day, this car could run under 14 seconds in the quarter mile, topping off at more than 100mph. #406725

1971 Plymouth Road Runner Hardtop

This new design from Plymouth received new sheet metal for 1971, along with a new interior, making this car truly aggressive.

1971 Dodge Charger R/T Hardtop

Featured at the Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals show in Chicago, this fine muscle car is a replica of Tim and Pam Wellborn’s favorite cars.

#405557

1969 Pontiac GTO Judge

A popular option introduced in 1969, “The Judge” was named after a skit entitled “Here Comes the Judge” from TV’s Laugh-In. #406158

1967 Camaro Hardtop SS

After two years of watching the Ford Mustang enjoy tremendous success, General Motors finally launched its entry into the pony car segment, the Chevrolet Camaro. #406724

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#406726

99.95

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1967 Chevrolet Camaro SS Test Car

The 1967 Chevy Camaro invaded the luxury kingdom of Cougar by offering more comfort options and enthusiast-oriented accessories. #406247

1968 Olds Cutlass Hurst Oldsmobile

The first of the Hurst/Olds was the 1968 model, sharing its body with the regular Oldsmobile Cutlass and 442, but with a unique Peruvian Silver and Black paint scheme.

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#406225


1960s-2017

1/18 SCALE

Vehicles

1968 Pontiac GTO Royal Bobcat

1969 Dodge Super Bee Hardtop

Muscle on a budget was the idea behind Dodge’s Coronet Super Bee. Stuffing Chrysler’s B-Body frame with a Hurst Competition transmission, this car was ready for anything!

#406727

1969 Dodge Coronet R/T Hardtop

The 1969 Dodge Coronet R/T didn’t garner as much attention as it deserved, but with its redesigned features, it was every bit as powerful and stylish as its Dodge siblings. #406728

Widely accepted as the most significant Pontiac highperformance dealer, no "Supercar" collection is complete without a Royal Bobcat Pontiac. #406201

1961 Chevrolet Corvette Hardtop

The ’61 Vette was the last of the first generation Corvettes, and was the first to feature Chevy’s 327 small block and sharply creased back end. #406150

LIMITED EDITION

1973 Ford Mustang Mach 1

The car that started it all, the introduction of the Ford Mustang created a new class of automobile known as the pony car. #406729

1969 Chevrolet Chevelle Hardtop Part of the General Motors (GM) A-Body platform, the Chevelle was one of Chevrolet's most successful nameplates.

#406156

2017 Ford Mustang GT 1968 Chevy C-10 Fleetside Pickup Truck

The Chevy C-10 had hard-working good looks and the beef to back it up − making it a perfect 10 in anyone's book! #406199

From the day the first one rolled off the Includes Bonus assembly line, the Ford Mustang has been 1/64 Scale the epitome of one exhilarating ride − and Die Cast Model! the 2017 Mustang GT is perhaps the most breathtaking one of all. #406163

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Vehicles

2995

$

1/25 SCALE

The open road is waiting with these classic car kits! Dynamic and highly detailed, you’ll love these plastic replicas of famous A vintage vehicles. Features include real rubber tires, opening hood and doors, authentic markings, and that’s just to name a few. 1/25 scale unless otherwise marked. Assembly required.

Each

C B

A: 1940 Ford Coupe 2T – Includes D

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two engines, 5-spoke mag wheels, and “nerf”-style bumpers. 7¼" long. #405707

B: NEW! 1957 Chevy Bel Air “Spirit of 57”

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Includes a big, beautiful detailed Chevy V-8 with Air Scoop and Headers. 9" long.

#406639 C: NEW! 1977 Ford G Pinto – Complete

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chassis detailing and accurate interior design. 8" long. #406643

D: NEW! 1972 Chevy Nova SS – Features “Ladder” trac-

tion bars, Gabriel “High Jacker” shocks, and SS mag wheels. 9½" long. #406644

1/24 SCALE

1/24 SCALE

J

E: 1957 Chrysler 300

Features a realistic 329-cubic-inch V-8 engine and separate frame and floorboard. 8¾" long. #405127

F: 1959 Chrysler Imperial – Complete

with pad-printed wheels, chrome-plated and molded-in parts, and more. 9" long.

#406203 G: NEW! 1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

Includes a detailed chassis, all new decals, and vintage packaging. 8" long. #406646

K

H: NEW! 1969 Chevy Camaro Convertible – Kit features a highly

detailed Chevy 396 V-8 engine and authentic factory stock striping decals. 8" long. #406645

I: 1971 Plymouth Duster – Includes a

multi-piece hood with scoop, rear spoiler, and accurate interior. 7" long. #405773

J: 1953 Chevy “Drill Sergeant” Panel Van – Includes detailed big-block 409 engine and simulated chrome parts. 7½" long. #K710009 K: Baja Bronco – Includes a detailed V8 engine, removable top, and swing-away spare tire. 1/24 scale. 6½" long. #404500 L: 1980 Dodge Ram Charger – Features a detailed engine

(with 4-wheel drive system), a roll bar, CB radio, sunroof, and trailer hitch. 1/24 scale. 8¼" long. #402749

Enamel Finishing Set

This complete set includes everything you need to finish your new kits! It features a hobby knife, a one-fluid-ounce bottle of clear parts cement and window maker, a bottle of modeling cement, three gluing tips, five sanding films, eleven ¼-fluid-ounce bottles of flat enamel paint, a bottle of paint thinner for cleanup, three paintbrushes, and a paint tray. #83807 $29.95

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Model Display Case

Plastic Kit Cement #6023 $2.95

Our durable twopiece display case is designed to fit 1/25 scale models for convenient storing Car model not included or showing! The cover is made of a high-quality, clear Polystryene with a textured black base that is interlocking to allow additional cases to be stacked. 9¾"x 4¼". #404501 $13.95

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Diorama Figures

Bikini Girls

A

Showcase your 1/18 or 1/24 scale, die cast vehicle of choice next to this hot bikini girl for the best car model collection presentation! Made of resin, it’s carefully hand painted for authentic detail. 3"– 4" tall.

A: January 1/18 Scale #405714 1/24 Scale #405715 B: February 1/18 Scale #405716 1/24 Scale #405717 C: March 1/18 Scale #405718 1/24 Scale #405719 D: April 1/18 Scale #405720 1/24 Scale #405721 E: May 1/18 Scale #405722 1/24 Scale #405723 F: June 1/18 Scale #405724 1/24 Scale #405725 G: July 1/18 Scale #406128 1/24 Scale #406129 H: August 1/18 Scale #406130 1/24 Scale #406131 I: September 1/18 Scale #406132 1/24 Scale #406133 J: October 1/18 Scale #406134 1/24 Scale #406135 K: November 1/18 Scale #406136 1/24 Scale #406137

1/18 Scale: 1/24 Scale:

Mechanic Figures

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A: Juan with Lug Wrench B: Darwin Pushing C: Frank Under the Hood D: Sam with Toolbox

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1/18 Scale 1/18 Scale 1/18 Scale 1/18 Scale

#406140 #406142 #406144 #406146

1/24 Scale 1/24 Scale 1/24 Scale 1/24 Scale

#406141 #406143 #406145 #406147

L: December 1/18 Scale #406138 1/24 Scale #406139 1/18 SCALE 1/24 SCALE

Hanging Out

The gang is all here and ready for a fun night out E C on the town! A B D These detailed figures are made of high-quality polyresin and are beautifully hand painted. 1/18 scale figures measure 4" tall, while the 1/24 scale figures are 3" tall.

A: Frank

1/18 Scale #406647 1/24 Scale #406648

B: Gloria

1/18 Scale #406649 1/24 Scale #406650

C: Manuel

1/18 Scale #406651 1/24 Scale #406652

D: Rosa

Car not included.

1/18 Scale: $12.95 1/24 Scale: $9.95

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1/18 Scale: $12.95 1/24 Scale: $9.95

19.95 16.95

$

Pair your 1/24 or 1/18 scale, die cast model cars with these realistically detailed mechanic figures – featuring four different working positions – for the ultimate showroom presentation! Made of coldcast resin, each one is carefully hand painted for authentic detail. 3"– 4" tall.

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B: K9 Police Unit I 1/18 Scale #405726 1/24 Scale #405727

1/18 SCALE 1/24 SCALE

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A: K9 Police Unit II 1/18 Scale #405728 1/24 Scale #405729

Car not included.

B

1/18 SCALE 1/24 SCALE

K9 Officers

Vehicles

1/18 Scale #406653 1/24 Scale #406654

E: Juan

Diorama Accessories Workbench

1/18 Scale – 3½" tall. #406148 $12.95 1/24 Scale – 2½" tall. #406149 $9.95

Park Benches F

G

1/18 Scale: $12.95 1/24 Scale: $9.95

1/18 Scale #406655 1/24 Scale #406656

F: Patricia

1/18 Scale #406657 1/24 Scale #406658

G: Beto

1/18 Scale #406659 1/24 Scale #406660

H: Tanya

1/18 Scale – 3½" tall. #K685020 $9.95 1/24 Scale – 3" tall. #K685019 $8.95

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1/18 Scale #406661 1/24 Scale #406662

1/18 SCALE 1/24 SCALE

Propane Tank 3-Pack 1/18 Scale – 3½" tall. #K685010 $7.95 1/24 Scale – 2½" tall. #K685009 $6.95 Vending Machine 1/18 Scale – 5" tall. #K685018 $7.95 1/24 Scale – 2¾" tall. #K685017 $6.95 Round Hay Bale 1/18 Scale – 2½" tall. #400239 $7.95 1/24 Scale – 2" tall. #400238 $6.95 Set of 2 Hay Bales 1/18 Scale – 3" long. #401086 $7.95 1/24 Scale – 2½" long. #401085 $6.95

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Vehicles

Route 66 / National Parks Images of America

Rails & the Mother Road A Route 66 Rail Adventure

National Parks

Chevy Route 66 Camp Shirt

Kings Canyon National Park

This 2-DVD collection examines the trains, towns, and artifacts along U.S. 66 in California and Arizona. You’ll view everything from trains to neon signs, abandoned gas stations, tourist traps, restored depots, and more as you visit San Bernardino, Cajon Pass, the Mojave, Flagstaff, and many other hot spots! Widescreen, 3 hours. #RV5191 $29.95

Eldrege By 1900, tiny General Grant Eldrege. National Park, founded to protect a magnificent sequoia grove and one of the world's largest trees, had become virtually encircled by commercial logging enterprises. Read all about the journey to create Kings Canyon National Park, which finally came into being in 1940. #405694

This comfortable and stylish, tan-colored camp shirt featuring the bodies of vintage Chevys and Route 66 signage is made of a fine cotton/rayon blend and includes a handmatched pocket, a camp-style collar, M, L, XL: $49.95 and coconut 2XL, 3XL: $52.95 buttons. #K105030

Grant Teton – Fuller, Sullivan. The majestic beauty of Grand Teton National

Park has moved people throughout time. Long revered for its ominous mountain ranges, it wasn’t until Harry S. Truman signed the park into existence in 1950 that its place as a natural treasure was secured. #406666

Route 66 Cap

Made of 100% cotton, this cap features the Route 66 logo embroidered on the front, a precurved visor, and an adjustable rear strap. #K105084 $14.95

Route 66 Mug

Celebrate “The Mother Road” with this large, 11-ounce ceramic mug that features a nostalgic Route 66 road map with vintage highway signs and corresponding state flags! Microwave and dishwasher safe.

#R65042

8.95

$

Ghost Towns of Route 66

Hinckley. The quintessential boom-and-bust highway of the American West, Route 66 once hosted a thriving array of boomtowns built around oil mines, railroad stops, cattle ranches, resorts, stagecoach stops and gold mines. This lavishly illustrated book explores more than 25 of those forgotten outposts. 160 pages, 140 color and 20 B&W photos, 10¼"x 8¾", hardcover. #R10617 $24.95

1964 Winnebago Travel Trailer 1/24 SCALE

Camping. Spending time with family. Exploring the wilderness. Relive fond memories with this highly detailed replica of a Winnebago travel trailer from 1964. This 1/24 scale, die cast model includes fun features like a beautiful paint job, authentic markings, chrome accessories, and an opening and closing canopy. #406669 $29.95

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Take in the sweeping vistas of some of the country’s most beautiful national parks with these stunning pictorial histories from Arcadia Publishing. Learn about their beginnings, natural contributions, cultural heritage, and more! 128 pages, approximately 200 B&W photographs, 6½"x 9¼", softcover. $21.95 each

Arizona’s National Parks and Mountains – Hartz. Arizona's 20 national parks and monuments celebrate the natural wonders and rich heritage of Arizona, preserved through the efforts of countless citizens and the American Antiquities Act of 1906. Enjoy this book which contains the stories of the creation of each of Arizona's national parks biggest monuments. #406667 White Sands National Monument – Page II. The world's largest gypsum

dune field, the 275-square-mile dunes of White Sands National Monument are a geologic oddity more than 250 million years in the making. Read about this awe-inspiring place and the photographers, filmmakers, and naturalists that have long frequented the area. #406668

Bigfoot Bobblehead

While his existence is the subject of debate, there’s no question this Bigfoot bobblehead will make a great conversation piece. Bigfoot, also known as “Sasquatch,” is an elusive human-like beast believed to inhabit the Pacific Northwest region of North America. Don’t wait, own your very own Bigfoot bobblehead before he disappears! #406670 $24.95

Bigfoot Metal Signs

A You’ll be prepared for any Bigfoot sightings you might encounter with these fun, high-quality Made in metal signs. the USA. Sure to dress up your yard or any favorite space. Mounting holes included for easy display. $ 12"x 12". 24.95 each

A: Bigfoot Area #406671 B: Bigfoot Crossing #406672

B

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Trucks

Vehicles

Ford Tough

The Long Haul

Foster. Though the company had previously offered delivery vans and commercial cars, Ford firmly entered the truck business in 1917 with the introduction of the Model TT. This visual timeline tracks a century’s worth of iconic Ford trucks including the prolific F-Series, as well as a wide selection of individual nameplates such as the Bronco, Courier, Ranchero, and Econoline. 208 pages, color and B&W photos, 9½"x 11¼", hardcover. #404146 $59.95

Adams. Though many trucking companies started out with only one truck or even horses, as roads improved, some became large operations with ample semitrucks, trailers and places to haul. This heavily illustrated book examines the history of those trucking pioneers and shows you how they grew their empires. Includes maps of truck lines, vintage photos of rigs, and more. 208 pages, 120 B&W photos and 100 maps, 8"x 9", softcover. #R10142 $34.95

100 years of Ford Trucks

American Trucking Companies

Dump Trucks

1979 Ford Ranger Pickup Kit

The Ford F-150 has been the number one selling vehicle in America for 32 years. For the 1979 edition, Ford introduced upgrades like power windows and power doors to the Ranger models. This 1/24 scale plastic replica of the classic Ford vehicle includes such fun features as separate frame rails, a 4-wheel drive train, bed cover, dropdown tailgate, and more! Assembly required. 7" long.

1/24 SCALE

#406676

29.95

$

Chevrolet Trucks

100 Years of Building the Future

Edsall. In 1917 Chevrolet introduced its first truck, the Series 490, marking the company’s official entry into the dedicated truck business. Featuring interviews with key figures involved with today’s truck program alongside hundreds of photos, Chevrolet Trucks: 100 Years of Building the Future covers the entire Chevrolet saga. 224 pages, 200 color & 100 B&W photos, 9½"x 11", hardcover.

#404672

Get tough jobs done in your HO scale town with our heavy-duty industrial dump trucks! From big names such as Mack and Peterbilt, each colorful reproduction mimics the familiar construction equipment used today. These die cast models feature authentic branding, free-rolling tires, and a well-appointed $ interior. 3"- 5¼" long. 29.95 each

A HO SCALE

A: Peterbilt COE with End Trailer #404940 B: Mack Tri-Axle #404941

B

A

39.95

$

1957 Chevrolet Cameo Model

Chevy’s groundbreaking Cameo ushered in a new era of pickup truck design. Now you can park this stunning 1/18 scale, die cast model of the 1957 Chevy Cameo in your collection. Features include gleaming black paint, white panel 1/18 SCALE inserts, a wood-grained bed and a fully detailed small-block V-8 under the hood. 11½" long. #406677 $99.95

1978 GMC Big Game Country Pickup Truck Kit

This plastic kit offers all the pieces to build a 1/24 scale replica of the Big Game Country pickup. It features a detailed V8 engine, 4-wheel drive suspension, a folddown tailgate, interior details like a CB radio and gun rack, soft black 1/24 SCALE tires authentic badging, and more. Paint it how you see fit! Assembly required. 8" long. #406678 $29.95

B

Pup Trailer Models

HO SCALE

These heavy hitters are ready for any job you throw at them. These HO scale, die cast replicas of a Peterbilt Coe and Mack B with pup trailers feature authentic markings, highly detailed interior and exterior, chrome accessories, and more! Perfect for any collection or makes a great gift. $ 9½" long. 39.95 each

A: Peterbilt Coe #406663 B: Mack B #406664

Big Truck Kits

Anything you need to haul, these A trucks can handle it all! These 1/25 scale plastic kits are highly detailed replicas of a Peterbilt 359 Wrecker and a Double Header Tandem Van and feature authentic markings, an accurate paint job, detailed interiors and exteriors, and much more! Assembly required. 1/25 SCALE

A: Peterbilt 359 Wrecker 5" long. #406641 $44.95 B: Double Header Tandem Van B Trailer (trailers only) 12½" long. #406642 $39.95

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Vehicles

Motorcycles

Harley Davidson

1950 Chevy Pickup with Harley-Davidson Motorcycle

The Complete History

Holmstrom. Celebrating an iconic motorcycle brand in a beautifully illustrated tribute, this title follows Harley Davidson from its earliest models to the latest and greatest! View incredible images of the Knucklehead, Panhead, Sportster, among others, in addition to historic photos. Also includes chapters of famed Harley writers who tell the famous story from firsthand accounts. 240 pages, 10¼"x 12¾", hardcover. #405730 $49.95

This 1/24 scale, die cast model is a centerpiece reproduction of a 1950 Chevrolet 3100 pickup truck hauling a 2001 FLSTS Heritage Springer Harley-Davidson motorcycle! The cream-colored Chevy features a chrome grill, opening doors, real-working steering, and an opening tailgate; the removable bike features a striking orange/black design and plenty of simulated chrome. Truck measures 8" long. #401201 $24.95

Harley-Davidson Models

1/12 SCALE

B

A

Harley-Davidson Motorcycle 6-Piece Set

1/18 SCALE

An absolute must-own set for Harley-Davidson fans, this collection includes six different 21st century motorcycles! Each 1/18 scale, die cast model features a strikingly colorful design, realistic engine details, free-rolling tires, and realworking steering. Includes: 2015 Street 750, 2014 Iron 883, 2013 FLHTK Electra Glide Ultra Limited, 2012 XL 1200V Seventy-Two, 2006 Dyna Street Bob, and 2001 FXDWG Dyna Wide Glide. Each: 6¼" long. #402222 $54.95

These 1/12 scale, die cast models of famous Harleys are sure to delight any collector. Features include realistic chrome accents, treaded tires, real-working C steering with free-rolling wheels, and more! Arrives in commemorative Harley-Davidson $ packaging. Approx. 8" long. 19.95 each

A: 2006 FXDBI Dyna Street Bob #K680069

B: 2014 CVO C: NEW! 2015 Street Breakout #404679 750 #406679

The Complete Book of Ducati Motorcycles

The Indian 1901-1978

Rafferty. This definitive chronicle of America's first motorcycle is an essential for any cycle aficionado. It features concise histories of every model produced by the Indian Motorcycle Company from 1901 to the mid-1950s, when the company ceased production. Arranged chronologically, this superb reference work features special commissioned color photographs of all the landmark models that you won't want to miss! 144 pages, 10"x 13½", hardcover. #406680 $17.95

1934 Indian Sport Scout

1/12 SCALE

A replica of a classic Sport Scout, a fun and fast motorcycle that Indian introduced in 1934, this 1/12 scale plastic model features a detailed engine and exhaust system, a shift lever with a foot clutch, prototypical forks, a luggage rack with saddlebags, footboards, free-rolling wheels with treaded tires, and an authentic paint scheme with Indian logos on the fuel tank. 6" long.

#95822

19.95

$

1934 Indian Pin-up Metal Sign Made in the USA.

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Show off your love of Indian Motorcycles with this eye-catching metal sign! Constructed of durable aluminum, it includes mounting holes for easy hanging. 18"x 12". #406126 $29.95

Fallon. From the street bikes that gave birth to the very notion of the modern superbike to the racing motorcycles that dominated tracks in Great Britain, Europe, and North America, The Complete Book of Ducati Motorcycles runs the full gamut of sport bikes. This book features all of the motorcycles from Ducati's storied history, including the groundbreaking Desmodromic 750 Super Sport, the Mike Hailwood Replica, and more! 256 pages, 10"x 12", hardcover. #406681 $49.95

Ducati 4-piece Model Set

1/32 SCALE

You’ll love this four piece set of famous Ducati bike models! These 1/32 scale, die cast replicas are beautifully painted and feature great detail for their size. Enjoy the real working, free rolling tires, and authentic markings. 2½" long. #406682 $29.95

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Fishing / Boats / Ships Fish Naked Metal Signs

USS Springfield Kit

A

These vintage-style metal signs encourage you to show off your rod or bobbers and fish naked! 12½"x 16"; includes mounting holes.

19.95 each

$

A: Rod #404745

B: Bobber #404746

HO SCALE

B

Family Fishing

This hand painted, HO scale, plastic set includes a boat with an outboard motor, a dock, fishing equipment, a father wearing a fishing vest, a boy showing his catch to his mother, and the family dog. #R95507 $24.95 HO SCALE

To the Lake

Add color and interest to your HO scale layout with this finely crafted, hand-painted scene of lake-goers loaded up and ready to go with their johnboat and a vintage outboard motor in tow. Car measures 2" long. #R91401 $34.95

Wooden Fishing Boat Model

Prepare to harvest the fruit of the sea with this adorable fishing boat model. This wonderful piece of nautical decor is perfect for any beach house, sunroom or office. Made of high quality wood, features include metal railings, expansive rigging, detailed fishing nets, rubber bumper tires, and more. 16" long. #406683 $49.95

Customizing Boat (3-in-1) Kit

Vehicles

1/25 SCALE

Choose between a relaxing trip down river or a thrilling race at high speeds with this 3-in-1 customizing boat 1/25 scale plastic kit, featuring three choices: inboard runabout, customized speedboat, or sea-going dragster! It includes two engine options, a towable trailer (compatible with most 1/25 scale car kits), and rubber tires. Assembly required. Skill level 2. 8" long. #405738 $29.95

Following her role in helping secure victory during 1/500 SCALE WWII, the USS Springfield was retrofitted with a missile system during the Cold War era. A reproduction of the light cruiser, this 1/500 scale plastic kit features a rotating crane, positional deck guns, Terrier-guided missiles, a display base, and authentic decals. Assembly required. 100 pieces. Skill level 2. 14½" long. #101951 $24.95

PT-109 Kit

1/72 SCALE

PT-109, immortalized as the boat commanded by John F. Kennedy, was powered by three twelve-cylinder engines and equipped with four torpedo tubes, machine guns, and an anti-aircraft gun. This 1/72 scale plastic kit features all of that armament plus a life raft, four crew figures, drive shafts with propellers and rudders, decals, and a display stand. Assembly required. 13" long; 83 parts, skill level 2. #M800211 $24.95

USCG Eagle Display Model

Twenty hand-sewn sails highlight this incredible model – a centerpiece reproduction of the USCG Eagle, one of only two active sailing ships in the American fleet. Made of quality birch wood, it also comes with a handcrafted hull and masts, a realistic deck with barrels and flags, an anchor, and a nameplate display stand. 15" long.

#405145

69.95

$

Images of America: U.S. Coast Guard

Part of the heralded Images of America book series, these titles explore the U.S. Coast Guard and their contributions to various regions across the country! 128 pages, 200+ B&W photos, 6½"x 9¼", softcover. $21.95 each

San Diego – Travel to San Diego

Chris-Craft Speedboat

Our triple-cockpit replica of this classic mahogany hulled Chris-Craft speedboat is so precise that it will make you feel like you are flying across the water! This model features rare highquality woods, a detailed cockpit complete with seats, and a sturdy wooden base attached with nameplate. 14" long. #404479 $49.95

for a look at its USCG heritage, maintaining a continuous presence there since 1935. #M103992 Massachusetts – Cann & Galluzzo. The Coast Guard's deepest roots run through Massachusetts, which is the ancestral home to three of the service's five predecessor agencies. #M104999 Elizabeth City – Follow the history of the only U.S. Coast Guard-owned airport, from its establishment in 1939 to today. #18116

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Just 4 Fun

Patriotic / Currency

Eastern Caboose P&S/Bicentennial

Made in the USA.

Featuring red, white, and blue feathers, this bald eagle is an eye-catching celebration of the United States of America! Made of heavy-gauge steel, this sign includes mounting holes. 21"x 12". #104327 $29.95

The most common caboose form in American railroad practice, the Eastern had a small windowed projection on the roof, HO SCALE called the cupola. This highly detailed HO scale model of the Eastern Caboose is weighted for trouble free operation. 4" long. #406576 $29.95

Double Door Plug Box

Bronze Eagle Statue

Duplicating the look and feel of HO SCALE “In Service” equipment, this HO scale model of the Double Door Plug Box is “tattered and torn” just like the real thing. Painted and printed for realistic decoration. 7" long.

#406031

Eagle with U.S. Flag Wings Cutout Metal Sign

With wings spread, a bald eagle rests majestically atop a colorized U.S. flag. This incredible patriotic statue comes ready to display. 13" wide.

79.95

$

#105336

34.95

$

SD70ACe Union Pacific Locomotive Based on the Kato A EMD SD70ACe units in service since 2004, each N scale model – complete with N SCALE “George Bush 41” and patriotic graphics – features a five-pole motor, directional LED headlights, a colorful B scheme, and is DCC compatible. 4" long. $219 each

1940s Eagle Double-Flag Pin

Fashioned after World War II “Sweetheart Jewelry” worn by Americans in support of loved ones in the service, this pin features an eagle holding two crossed American flags. Made of gold-tone enameled metal, it is 2¾" wide and will inspire patriotism from young to old.

Vintage-Inspired Legal Tender!

A: “The Presidential Library” (#4141) #406094 B: “The Spirit” (#1943) #406093

1914 $2 Bills 5-Note Set

Great for Collectors of All Ages!

After the Federal Reserve Act of 1913 was passed, the first series of bank-notes were issued. Using an innovative process, these $2 bills were enhanced with historical images from 1914 – the year the Great War began – to create collectible U.S. legal tender. This set includes five genuine $2 bills with a two-sided folio and a certificate of authenticity.

#105508

M, L, XL: $24.95 2XL: $27.95

1909-1958 “Pound of Wheaties” Coin Set

This one-pound set includes roughly 150 coins – each one a Lincoln penny struck from 19091958, including the coveted 1943 steel penny (unique for its WWII heritage) featured in each assortment. 19mm diameter.

79.95

$

Black Ruthenium Buffalo Nickels 10-Coin Set

“Stand for the Flag, Kneel for the Fallen” Long Sleeve Shirt

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Genuine Issue!

19.95

$

#102332

Front

The Stars and Stripes wave proudly on the reverse side of this black shirt, as a fullyequipped soldier kneels in respect for his fallen comrade. 100% cotton. #104535

19.95

$

#M651896

Complete with full dates of various years (1913-1938), this 10-coin set – lavished in rich, black ruthenium – includes the original Buffalo nickel design, making this a unique, rare collection. Each randomly chosen, genuine U.S. 5-cent coin comes with a premium capsule and its own certificate of authenticity.

Reverse

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#106683

49.95

$


Space / D-Day

Just 4 Fun

First on the Moon

The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Experience

Pyle. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Apollo 11 mission, this lavishly illustrated book − featuring stunning photographs and many rarely seen images and documents − tells the incredible story of the first men on the Moon. Includes a foreword by Buzz Aldrin, and exclusive interviews with the adult children of the Apollo 11 astronauts. 208 pages, 9"x 11", hardcover. #704762 $29.95

D-Day 75th Anniversary $2 Bill

Celebrate and honor the 75th anniversary of the historic D-Day invasion with this beautifully colorized $2 bill. Genuine U.S. legal tender and certificate of authenticity included. #107276 $16.95

D-Day

A Photographic History of the Normandy Invasion

NASA Mission Apollo 11 Workshop Manual

Morgan. Although it took a multinational coalition to conduct World War II's amphibious D-Day landings, the U.S. military made a major contribution to the operation that created American legends and unforgettable heroes. Experience the Normandy invasion through some of D-Day's most incredible photographs. From Omaha Beach to Utah, from Sainte-Mère-Église to Pointe du Hoc. 240 pages, 10"x 12½", hardcover. #107386 $24.95

50th Anniversary Special Edition

Riley, Dolling. On July 20, 1969, U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon. This is the story of the Apollo 11 mission and the “space hardware” that made it all possible. Featuring remarkable photos and technical images, look at the evolution and design of the mighty Saturn V rocket, the Lunar Module, and more. 216 pages, 8"x 10½", hardcover. #704763 $34.95

Apollo 11 “50 Anniversary” 2 Bill th

$

This genuine U.S. legal tender $2 bill commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Features beautiful coloration and is handsomely showcased in a collectible folio. Certificate of authenticity included.

#704764

21.95

$

Apollo Astronaut Crews Colorized JFK Half Dollar 12-Coin Set

C-47 Skytrain Draped in D-Day invasion stripes, this Model die cast model replicates “That’s All Brother” – a C-47 Skytrain that participated in battle on that fateful day in 1944. It features realistic nose art, glazed canopy and cabin windows, LIMITED EDITION rotating propellers, an opening rear door, optionalposition landing gear, and a display stand. 12" wingspan. #702100 $64.95 D-Day Invaders

In pursuit of President John F. Kennedy’s “landing a man on the Moon and returning safely to the Earth,” this impressive 12-coin collection depicts the 12 Apollo astronaut crews on colorized JFK half dollars. Premium, genuine legal tender, each coin includes an acrylic coin capsule and the set comes with a certificate of authenticity. #704307 $69.95

The Apollo Program

Filled with rare archival footage, this collection examines the groundbreaking Apollo Program. You get Time for Apollo, a NASA film narrated by Burgess Meredith examining missions 8-17; Manned Trip to the Moon, which details the major components of the Apollo system; Apollo 11, a sweeping story about that history-making mission; Apollo 13, describing the disastrous Apollo 13 mission; Apollo 16, which analyzes the second-to-last manned mission to the lunar surface; and Space Newsreels, with breathtaking images of space. B&W and color, 2 hours. #V5134 $19.95

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Signed by Maj. Gen. Matheson! LIMITED EDITION

Stan Stokes. A C-47 Skytrain, the militarized version of the DC-3, passes over $ the beaches of Normandy following the D-Day invasion of June 6, 1944. Hand-numbered, this 16"x 11½" print is signed by the artist and by nowdeceased Major General S.H. Matt Matheson of the 506th Parachute $ Infantry, 101st Airborne Division #73049 Reg: $79.95

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U.S. Army Paratroopers

Get six paratroop films on one DVD! U.S. Army Paratroop Jumping presents the history and significance of Airborne forces, Paratroops shows the rigorous training through which the men are sent, and D-Day Minus One takes you to the battlefields of Normandy to see the payoff from all that work! You also get newsreel collections that cover glider troops, more training, and even Nazi paratroops! 1 hr. 35 min. #MV52622 $19.95

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50 Years Ago in Entertainment

In Retrospect Woodstock. The release of Abbey Road. The premiere of John Wayne’s masterpiece True Grit. While 50 years may have passed since these historic

1969

events took place, they are no less iconic today. Enjoy these items and fondly remember and celebrate just a few of the significant moments of 1969.

Images of America

Woodstock

M, L, XL: $24.95 2XL, 3XL: $26.95

Coasters & Coffee Mug

Bird Circle T-Shirt

Whether you were at Woodstock or not, this t-shirt is a great way to honor the famous music festival. Pre-shrunk for a perfect fit, 100% cotton. #406519

Ideal for true fans, these premium models celebrate the most iconic albums ever produced by The Beatles! Complete with colorful graphics, each die cast version – including a Yellow Submarine and the memorable Magical Mystery Tour Bus – features movable parts and unique detail.

Yellow Submarine – Features movable

hatches revealing the four original Beatles figures, as well as a periscope which rotates when the wheels are rolling. 5¼" long. #704288 $44.95

John Wayne

The beautiful area in upstate New York is of course famous for the Woodstock music festival, but the land actually has a rich history beyond that momentous occasion. From the Images of America series and Arcadia Publishing, enjoy these pictorial histories and learn more about the region that is Woodstock. 128 pages, approximately 200 B&W $ photos, 6½"x 9¼", softcover. 21.95 each

You’ll love these charming items designed with the music lover in mind. An officially licensed Woodstock coffee mug and silicone coasters display images and mottos of the era.

Coasters − Four piece set. #406570 $16.95 Mug − Ceramic, microwave and dishwasher safe. #406571 $9.95

Woodstock − Fallon-Mower. Organized as a town in 1787,

this book captures the story of Woodstock and how it has been defined by three powerful influences: the legacies of the arts and crafts colony, the 1969 Woodstock Music Festival, and the people who live and work in the community. #406568 Woodstock Revisited − Fallon-Mower. Here is an invitation to take another look at the famous Woodstock. Read about the visitors of the 19th century and the artists of the early 20th century that began the trend, and the new generation still seeking refuge there. #406569

Magical Mystery Tour Bus

Comes with chrome-plated parts, free-rolling wheels, a wellequipped interior with red seats, and more! 5¾" long. #704289

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The Beatles – Completed Ed Sullivan Shows

On February 9, 1964, The Beatles stepped onto Ed Sullivan's stage to make their U.S. TV debut. 73 million Americans tuned in and Beatlemania was born! This 2-DVD set includes unforgettable live shows from 1964 and 1965, where the Beatles gave us 20 timeless performances, and 7 of their number 1 hits! 4 hrs. 10 mins, B&W. #406567 $16.95

Perhaps the most famous movie star in the history of Hollywood cinema, John Wayne will forever be associated with rugged masculinity and classic firearms. Spanning a career that lasted half a century, the Duke starred in over a hundred films, the vast majority being gun-drawing Westerns.

True Grit

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Bobblehead

This limited edition, hand painted bobblehead is crafted of highquality resin, includes a removable cowboy hat, and arrives in a colorful collector's box. LIMITED EDITION 9½" tall.

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Metal Signs − Featuring famous quotes from the one and only John Wayne, these high-quality metal signs are sure to dress up any space. Includes A: NEW! “Courage” 16"x 12". #M601032 mounting holes for easy display. $16.95 each B: “Never Apologize” − 12½"x 16". #104835

This 2-DVD set not only includes the classic film True Grit featuring John Wayne but also features the newest version from 2010 as well! An epic story full of loss, laughter, revenge, and retribution, add this very special edition to your film collection today. 3 hrs. 57 mins. #406572 $14.95

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Wind-Up Toys / Models The Big Book of Tin Toys

Smith, Gallagher. This comprehensive and enjoyable reference features hundreds of toy cars from makers around the world. The toys represent cars of the 1900s to the 1970s, with an emphasis on toys produced in Japan during the 1950s and 1960s − the peak period for toy cars made from tin. With over 1,140 photographs and detailed information not previously published, this is the most complete work in the field. 240 pages, 8½"x 11", hardcover. #406577 $49.95

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Corgi Toys Book

Force. Little Corgi cars, trucks, and planes are big collectibles worldwide. Production of these wonderful toys began in England in 1934, and continues today. The history and 128 color photographs are supplemented by detailed descriptions of all the models and their known variations. Even the noncollector will become an enthusiast after reading this lighthearted and informative book. 240 pages, 9"x 6", softcover. #406580 $49.95

James Bond Car Models

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Fans of James Bond will adore these die cast, 1/36 scale models of wellknown vehicles driven by the notorious spy. These replicas represent famous cars from the films The Living Daylights and The Man with the Golden Gun,, and feature accurate markings, detailed interior and exteriors, working wheels, and more! $ 5" long. 34.95 each

Return to your A: Indy Car Champion − 5½". #406578 $21.95 childhood with these delightful B: Wedding Sedan − 7½". #406579 $21.95 wind-up tin car C: San Francisco Cable Car − 7". #404661 $19.95 toys! Wonderful D: New York Cable Car − 3½". #404662 $19.95 additions to any collection, these hand painted pieces include features like authentic markings, working doors, wind-up engines, and more! Wind-up key included.

Illustrated Encyclopedia of American Fire Engine Manufacturers

McCall. From Abbott & Downing to Zwak, this heavily illustrated book examines hundreds of American manufacturers that designed and built pumpers, ladder trucks, rescue vehicles, and other types of motor fire apparatus. Includes company histories and information on International, Freightliner, Kenworth, Peterbilt, and many others. 304 pages, 1,270 B&W photos, 8½"x 11", softcover.

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Fire Department Pin-Up Metal Sign

Featuring a charming pin-up girl ready for any emergency, this vintage looking, highquality metal sign is sure to enhance any space it's in. Includes mounting holes for easy display. 12½"x 16".

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Flown by one of the most skilled pilots of WWI, the Fokker DR.1 was made notable by flying ace Manfred von Richthofen, otherwise known as the “Red Baron.” He was credited with 80 air combat victories with his bright red DR.1. Commemorate 100 years of the ace-of-aces death with this 1/48 scale, die cast replica, featuring authentic markings and paint scheme, and a display stand. 6" wingspan. $

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Vintage Fire Engines

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D Replicas of early 20th century fire engines, these O scale-compatible Each (1/43), die cast metal models feature textured surfaces, working steering, plastic detail parts, realistic firefighting apparatus, plenty of simulated chrome, free-rolling wheels with treaded tires, and more. Includes a removable display base.

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A: 1924 Stutz Model C – Authentic Ford’s Fire Company No. 1 markings. 6¼" long.

B: 1935 Mack Type 75BX – Hanover, 6" long. C: 1938 Ahrens-Fox VC – Shively, Kentucky. 6" long. D: 1925 Ahrens-Fox N-S-4 – Baltimore. 6" long.

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Nostalgic Gifts

Coca-Cola Metal Signs

These vintage-inspired metal signs feature the Coca-Cola logo in rich, vibrant colors! Heavy embossing and beautiful details make these signs a perfect addition for any favorite space. Includes mounting holes for easy display.

You’ll love this collection of 1/25 scale plastic kits replicating classic autos from the 1940s and '50s! Fun features include full color decals, deluxe B wheels, highly detailed interiors, operational doors and hoods, and much more! Assembly required.

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A: 1953 Ford Pickup 10" long. #406583 $32.95 B: 1940s Willys Pickup Gasser 8" long. #406584 $29.95 C C: 1940 Ford Sedan Delivery$ 9" long. #406585 32.95

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Ford & Chevy Coca-Cola Models

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Nothing says nostalgia like these eye-catching Ford and Chevy truck models baring the iconic Coca-Cola logo! These 1/24 scale, die cast replicas of the classic vehicles include fun features such as rolling rubber wheels, detailed interiors, opening doors and hatches, and more!

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B: 1937 Ford Pickup − six bottle cases included. 7½" long. #406588 C: 1955 Chevy Nomad − two bottle cases included. 7½" long. #406589 D: 1966 Volkswagen Beetle − two bottle cases included. 6½" long. #406731

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Texaco Metal Signs

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A Tour with Texaco

Antique Advertising & Memorabilia With Values

Dress up your garage or shop with these reproduction, aged looking Texaco metal signs! Mounting holes included for easy display. $

Pease. Filled with hundreds of photos, this Pease lavishly illustrated book examines Texaco collectibles and memorabilia dating back to the early 1900s. You’ll view rare archival images of early Texaco stations and advertising from around the world; learn about the value and rarity of collectibles such as globes, maps, toys and desk accessories; and more. 204 pages, 800+ B&W and color photos, 8½"x 11", softcover. #R10370 $34.95

29.95 each

A: Texaco Motor Spirit Motor Oil − 14" diameter. #402208 B: Texaco Diesel Chief Gasoline 12"x 18". #402423

Made in the USA.

Classic Texaco Car Models

Stroll down memory lane with this collection of Texaco car models! Since their inception, Texaco has had a multitude of cars and trucks in their fleet. These 1/25 scale, die cast replicas of a Ford Model T and Chevy El Camino include features like classic graphics, rubber tires, highly detailed interiors and exteriors, and more!

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A: NEW! 1959 Chevrolet El Camino 6¼" long. #406575 $59.95 B: 1918 Ford Model T Runabout − 8½" long. #96116 Reg: $79.95 $

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Enjoy these beautiful books from the always popular Arcadia Publishing! Something here for everyone, these detailed photo histories cover such subjects as military bases and stations, classic hotels, and lost and abandoned locations around the country. 128 pages, approximately 200 B&W photographs, 6½"x 9¼", softcover.

Military Bases & Air Bases

Hotels

Fort Ord − Quarstein.

Historic Dallas Hotels

Primarily a technical training center, it graduated more than 1.1 million enlisted members and officers – strengthening America's war efforts in World War II, the Korean and Vietnam wars, and the Cold War.

Childers. As the 20th century progressed, many older hotels were replaced with up-to-date facilities. With accommodations for every type of traveler, Dallas established itself as a hotel town. #406590

Fort Sill − Megehee.

Historic Hotels of Los Angeles and Hollywood

#M103968

Experience the old Western stories, heroes and bad guys in this pictorial account, featuring Fort Sill’s former reputation as an artillery training and development center for U.S. Armed Forces.

#106684

Naval Station Norfolk

Hampton Roads Naval Historical Foundation. Opening in 1917, the Norfolk Naval Station began serving the fleet in many ways. Today, it serves as a hub of Navy logistics supporting nearly the entirety of the Atlantic region. #18248

Bunker Hill and Grissom Air Force Base

Kelly & Col Dugard. In 1954, an important force moved into the old Hoosier Navy Base and for more than three decades, Bunker Hill and Grissom airmen stood ready to defend America's freedom. #703928

Naval Air Station Pensacola

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Wallach. This volume presents a pictorial history of Los Angeles hotels downtown, in Hollywood, and along the Wilshire Boulevard corridor from the late 19th through the mid-20th centuries.

#406591

The Peabody Hotel

Faragher & Harrington. One of America's best − these words have defined the worldfamous Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee. Read all about the restoration and revitalization of one of America's most important hotels. #406592

The Waldorf Astoria

Morrison. Famed throughout the world, New York’s Waldorf Astoria is quite simply the grandest of all grand hotels. Enjoy this photo history of this glamorous establishment. #406593

Florida’s Grand Hotels from the Gilded Age

Keillor. One of the most fascinating aviation hubs in America, the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida, was the world's first naval aeronautical station.

Ayers. Florida in the late 1800s was a paradise waiting to be found. During this period, two tycoons of the Gilded Age set out on separate ventures that would transform the state into a destination for the rich and famous. #406594

Barbers Point Nas

Manhattan Hotels: 1880-1920 − Hirsh.

#700305

Sekigawa & Hayes. Barbers Point was the U.S. Navy's only air station in the Pacific for many years. This volume details the 1942 opening and journey to its 1999 closing.

#700306

Manhattan has long been renowned for the diversity of its offering of hotels – for good and bad. This photo history examines the change in the hotel landscape that hit Manhattan around 1880.

#406595

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Abandoned America Abandoned Illinois

Beard. The first volume in a series, this book documents stories from the past, exploring locations from Chicago and surrounding areas with abandoned homes, businesses, and more. #406596 $24.95

Abandoned Asylums of the Northeast

Taglianreni & Mathews. Abandoned asylums are undeniably captivating places. Once places of great beauty, this book examines the biggest and most interesting of these withered giants along the Northeast region.

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Abandoned Arizona

Tatterson. Arizona is a visual delight. A beautiful state with a rich history, it also has an abandoned past. From dusty ghost towns to silent concrete masterpieces, see the state as you never have before.

24.95

Abandoned Michigan

Brooky. In 2006, Michigan’s unemployment rate was at record heights. People left, businesses closed. Some people and places have recovered, but many have not. This is where Abandoned Michigan begins its story. #406599 $24.95

Abandoned Maryland

Tatterson. Maryland of course played a significant role in U.S. history, but what happens when the mills and factories that once sustained this great founding state fail? Find out in this fascinating book. #406600 $25.95

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Pin-Ups

BETTIE PAGE

Marilyn Monroe

Bettie Page: The Lost Years

Everybody’s favorite blonde bombshell, Marilyn Monroe is among America’s most celebrated pop star icons – headlining dozens of films in the 1940s and ’50s, grossing over $200 million at the box office.

Metal Signs

Rodriguez. Bettie Page was arguably one of the most famous pinup models of all time. Hordes of Bettie Page fans around the world will be excited about this one of a kind volume, which features a bounty of unreleased material. Including rarely seen photographs and letters, this intimate book paints a rarely seen portrait of the queen of pinups. 144 pages, 9"x 11", hardcover.

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Made from quality tin, these signs feature a long-lasting finish and include mounting $ holes. 12½"x 16". 14.95 each

#406603

The Bettie Page Collection

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A: “Man’s World” – Draped in

intricate black lace, Marilyn could truly command attention with her alluring looks and playful wit!

#401228 B: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes #R66592

The pin-up queen of the 1950s, Bettie Page dominated photography with her striking looks and voluptuous figure! Admired by men and women alike, Bettie had an unforgettable style and unique traits which made her a notable model, as well as a cultural icon. This 3-DVD set includes: Girls, A History of Fetish, 100 Girls Queen, Pin-Up Queen, and more. Color Bondage Queen and B&W. 4 hrs. 15 min. #703808 $49.95

Bettie Page “Ahoy!” Canvas Print

Presenting the "Queen of Pin-Ups" herself posed against a helm, this premium stretched canvas print captures Bettie Page’s signature look dressed as a provocative seafarer. It includes a solid wood frame with backing for easy hanging. 16"x 20". #106612 $49.95

Marilyn Monroe Figures

These 1/6 scale, highly detailed figures come with a host of features and accessories, as well as a display stand. 11½" tall. 1/6 SCALE

Lorelei Lee

Among her most iconic roles, Marilyn Monroe gave an unforgettable performance as showgirl Lorelei Lee in the 1953 blockbuster Gentleman Prefer Blondes. Wearing the glamorous gold dress from the film, this figure features multiple interchangeable hands, high heels, a gold compact (with mirror), and more.

#104029

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Dressed headto-toe in military gear, only Marilyn Monroe can turn a normally dull style into runway ready looks! Capture her timeless beauty in this lifelike figure, including a specially hand-painted head sculpt, a white scarf, a B-15C pilot jacket, brown boots, a black t-shirt, brown trousers, and more. #703703 $219

Pin-Up Metal Signs Dress up any space with these sassy and charming metal pinup signs. Includes mounting holes for easy display. 12"x 18".

29.95 each

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A: Nuts for You #406080 D B: Made in Heaven #406706 C: NEW! Top Gear #406604 D: NEW! Lou Lou Lingerie #406605 E: NEW! Pretty as a Picture #406606

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METAL ADVERTISEMENT SIGNS

Reminisce on the simpler times and pay homage to nostalgic brands with these purposely distressed metal signs! Complete with a premium finish, each one includes mounting holes to make hanging easy.

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A: Squirt Beverage – 12"x 18". B: Moon Pie Best Lunch – 12½"x 16". C: NEW! Horlacher’s Bock Beer – 12"x 12". D: NEW! Peter Doelger Beer – 14" diameter. E: NEW! Beer Stamps – 12"x 12". F: NEW! Old Gold Cigarettes – 12"x 18". G: Black Cat Cigarettes – 12"x 16". H: NEW! Call for Phillip Morris – 12"x 18". I: S&H Green Stamps – 9"x 12". J: NEW! Marines: We Don’t Promise... – 12"x 18". K: NEW! Together We Can Do It – 9"x 12". L: NEW! Are You Doing All You Can? – 9"x 12". M: NEW! Mayflower Gas – 14" diameter. N: NEW! Sunray Gasoline – 14" diameter.

#402762 #405624 #406607 #406608 #406609 #406610 #402527 #406612 #404993 #406613 #406614 #406615 #406602 #406601

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Nostalgic Kits / Pirate's Cove

Weird-Ohs Kits

Blackbeard the Pirate Kit

Complete with collectible retro packaging, these fully customizable, wacky Weird-Ohs kits – based on the artwork of Bill Campbell in the 1960s – feature a zany buildable character, molded-in polystyrene parts, colorful decals, illustrated instructions, and so much more! Assembly required.

Drag Hag 7" long.

#406621

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#406622

A: The Freebooters Last Call – 6" tall. #406619 B: The Shining Spoils of the Scallywag – 6" tall. #406620

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Francis the Foul

8" long.

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Show Rod Kits

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8-Piece Doubloon Replica Coin Set

During the Revolutionary War, spanish doubloons circulated heavily among the colonies. This hand-some set features eight replica antique doubloons and a leather drawstring pouch with a classic skull and crossbones insignia.

19.95

Jolly Rogers Fatigue Cap

Made of a 55% cotton/45% polyester blend, this black fatigue cap features a U.S. Navy “Jolly Rogers” skull and Small (6 7/8-7 1/2) Large (7 3/8-7 1/2) crossbones emblem. 1 1 5 3 Medium (7 /8-7 /4) X-Large (7 /8- 7 /4) #102927 $9.95

Jolly Roger Flag

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Retired Item.

Fuel your modeling excitement in retro, deluxe style! These 1/25 scale plastic kits of show rod replicas have been restored to perfection and include such features as mod-painted lettering, an expanded decal sheet, optional tinted windows, chrome accessories, and more! Assembly required.

A: Hot Dogger 12" long. #406616 B: Gasser 8" long. #406617

JOLLY ROGER KITS Shiver me timbers! These 1/12 scale plastic kits feature skeletal pirates securing their treasure and enjoying the spoils of their latest adventure. Molded in GlowIn-The-Dark plastic, these models come to life with rubber band action. Assembly $ required. 29.95 each

Endsville Eddie

9" long.

Set sail with the fun and fearsome pirate, the one and old Blackbeard! This 1/10 scale plastic kit comes molded in brown and ivory with a detailed ship base and Blackbeard figure with nameplate. Features include 51 pieces and classic packaging with detailed instructions. Assembly required. 13" tall.

Retired Item.

Featuring the iconic white skull and crossbones set against a black background, this Jolly Rogers flag also includes a durable canvas header, polyester construction, and brass grommets for easy hanging. 5'x 3'.

#104957

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Figures & Models

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DC Comics Encyclopedia: All-New Edition A

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Wonder Woman Figures A long-time founding D member of the Justice League and an ambassador of the Amazon people, Wonder Woman – officially known as Princess Diana of Themyscira, Daughter of Hippolyta – first appeared in October 1941 Each and has been published by DC Comics almost continuously with a brief hiatus in 1986. Featuring a circular display base, each 1/21 scale, metallic resin figure includes a full-color magazine on her character. 3½" tall.

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Manning, Irvine. Revamped, redesigned, and fully updated to include the New 52 and Rebirth storylines, this is the definitive guide to the characters and worlds of the DC Comics Universe. Formatted in an easy-to use A-to-Z layout, this guide is packed with information and thrilling comic book art and features more than 1,100 characters including Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Joker, and much more. 368 pages, 10"x12", hardcover. #406624 $39.95

A Celebrate your inner Trekkie with our galactic selection of Star Trek spacecraft! Complete with full-color packaging, each die cast model reflects a finely textured surface and recessed panels lines, and a clear-armed presentation stand to display your starship mid-flight. 4"- 5½" long.

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The United Earth Starfleet Intrepid was one of the rarest Starfleet ships ever − the Intrepid does not have a name or a registry on its hull. That's not a mistake − it's the way it appears in the episode  The Expanse. #97453

95 Each

All Models Include a Display Base!

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A Challenger-Class starship, the USS Buran was destroyed in the Battle of Wolf 359 in 2367. #702864

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After seeing action in 2367, this ship was lost along with 38 others at the “Battle of Wolf 359” in The Next Generation series. #703517

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Comic books fans will love these high E quality figures featuring some of the most beloved characters from the DC universe. These 1/16 scale, officially licensed busts are made of hand-painted resin and come boxed in protective blistering. 5" tall.

A: Batman B: Superman C: Wonder Woman D: Catwoman E: Batwoman F: Batgirl

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A highly advanced vessel operated by the Eymorg of Sigma Draconis VI during mid-23rd century. #703691

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Metal Signs

Made in the USA.

R AI LROAD HE RALD S Quality reproductions of vintage railroad heralds, our diverse collection of metal signs is purposely distressed to create an authentic worn look. Complete with a long-lasting finish, each one includes mounting holes for easy hanging. Each 14" diameter.

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Northern Pacific Railway #406562

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy #406003

C and O for Progress #406563

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Wabash, Frisco & Pacific #406565

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Hand distressed to create the look and feel of aged metal and paint. Includes mounting holes. 12"x 18".

A: “Cute Caboose” B: “All Steamed Up & Ready to Ride” C: “Serving the Nation” D: “Electrifying” E: “1939 Hiawatha” F: “Ride the Chief” G: “Railfan!”

Pennsylvania Railroad Truc Train #406561

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Pin-Up Signs

Great Northern Railway #404306

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Railroad Herald Patches & Pins

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Display your favorite railroad with these quality railroad pins and patches!

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Machine embroidered with an iron-on glue back. 2" wide.

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Thick, soft and absorbent, these 100% cotton, terry velour hand towels feature an embroidered railroad logo. 26"x 16". A: Chessie Kitten (White) #R68861 B: New Haven Railroad (Black) #R68862 C: NEW! Milwaukee Road (Black) #406559 D: NEW! Long Island Railroad (Black) #406560 E: Pennsylvania Railroad (Black) #R68865 F: Southern Pacific Daylight (Black) #R68867 G: Union Pacific (Navy Blue) #R68868 H: Santa Fe (Black) #R68866 I: C&O For Progress (Navy Blue) #R68860

Railroad Mugs

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#R08678 #R08713 #R08920 #R55094 #R66861

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Made in the USA.

Made of high-quality aluminum, these metal signs are purposely aged for a vintage look and feel. Includes mounting holes.

Do Not Hump 12"x 7¾". #R69353

21.95

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No Spitting

12"x 12". #404984 $24.95

Steam Train Pocket Watch

This enamel and goldtone pocket watch features a 4-4-0 American steam locomotive on the cover, a quartz threehand movement, and a watch fob. 1¾" diameter; arrives in a handsome presentation box. #R06519 $24.95

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Just 4 Fun

Hollywood Movies

Speed Limited

This 1935 crime thriller stars Ralph Graves as Treasury Agent Jerry Paley, who is sent to Nevada, where marked ransom money paid to a gang of kidnappers has come into circulation. Tracking down the criminals, Jerry’s friend is gunned down, and he begins a quest for justice. B&W. 1 hr. 18 min. #RV9277 $9.95

Below the Deadline

Dynamite Denny

In this action-packed film, loyal train engineer “Dynamite” Denny (Jay Wilsey) refuses to join the union strike, which costs him his job, and almost his life. After he and his fireman, who is the railroad president in disguise, are brutally beaten by gangsters, Denny must hijack a runaway train in a race to save the old man’s life. B&W, 1 hr. 13 min. #RV2042 $9.95

Dynamite Ranch

Led by a master thief impersonating ex-officer Terry Mulvaney, a group of thugs rob a jewel company and flee with a veritable fortune of gems. Framed for a crime he didn’t commit, the real Mulvaney (Russell Hopton), hops on a train to escape, but his ride careens off the tracks. Narrowly surviving, he undergoes facial reconstruction surgery and then, with his new appearance, returns home to track down who stole his identity. A 1936 Charles Lamont-directed classic! B&W, 1 hr. 9 min. #RV9278 $9.95

In this 1932 cowboy classic, Ken Maynard thinks he's stopping a train robbery in progress, but it turns out that the holdup is a gag concocted by a passenger. However, when it's discovered that the train has actually been robbed and the train's messenger is dead, Maynard is accused of the robbery and must catch the real perpetrators – and stay one step ahead of the posse – to prove his innocence. B&W, 57 min. #RV2017 $9.95

Joe Kidd

This 1934 comedy chronicles the plight of a curmudgeonly railroad company president who falls off one of his own trains and – as rival tycoons use his sudden disappearance as an opportunity to stage a hostile takeover – takes an unplanned vacation with a pair of noble hobos. B&W, 1 hr. 7 min. #RV2005 $9.95

In this 1972 western starring Clint Eastwood, Joe Kidd is an ex-bounty hunter hired to track down a Mexican bandito, who is organizing revolts against local landowners. Kidd prefers to remain neutral, but joins after discovering his own ranch was raided, even going so far as to plow the #11 Reno, a V&T Baldwin 4-4-0, through the town saloon in his attempt to bring justice. 1 hr. 28 min. #RV3328 $12.95

Prison Train

The Train Robbers

The Mystery Train

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

City Limits

This 1938 thriller stars Fred Keating as Gang Lord Frankie Terris, a ruthless mobster who murders the son of rival Gang Lord Manny Robbins after the young Robbins makes a pass at Terris’ little sister Louise (Dorothy Comingore). Terris is found guilty of murder, sentenced to imprisonment, and placed on a “prison train” bound for San Francisco. Robbins vows revenge for the murder, and soon the trip becomes a dangerous affair, especially after Louise sneaks aboard! B&W, 1 hr. 6 min. #RV6984 $9.95 In this 1931 thriller starring Hedda Hopper and Marceline Day, a jewel heist on the Transcontinental Limited turns deadly when a group of passengers is trapped in a runaway Pullman car hurtling down a steep Rocky Mountain grade. Thrills and chills abound as a heroic figure faces off against an evil foe during a climactic fight on the car’s end platform! B&W, 1 hr. 3 min. #RV2032 $9.95

This 1973 western stars John Wayne, Rod Taylor and Ben Johnson as gunmen hired by a young widow (AnnMargaret) to recover hidden gold from her husband's final train robbery and return it to the railroad to clear his name. The "explosive" train scenes, action-packed shootouts and surprise ending are sure to delight! Co-stars Ricardo Montalbán as a Pinkerton detective. Extras include the featurette, The Wayne Train. Widescreen. 1 hr. 32 min. #RV3238 $19.95

In this thriller, hijackers take control of a New York City subway train with 18 passengers aboard then seek a $1 million ransom for their release. But for every minute the money is late, a hostage will be killed. It is up to tough, New York City policeman Lt. Zachary Garber (Walter Matthau) to stop the terrorists before the killing begins. Widescreen. 2 hrs. 4 min. #RV6986 $19.95

Matt Clark

Stories of the Century

Matt Clark: Railroad Detective

Buy All 3 – Save Over 25%! #RV2007 $21.95

Journey back to the Old West with railroad detective Matt Clark (“Big” Jim Davis), who tracks down notorious true-life outlaws and bandits preying on the railroad. Each volume includes 12 episodes of the Emmy-winning, mid-1950s television series that mixed exciting detective-cowboy thrills with historic characters. B&W, 6 hours. $9.95 each

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Volume Two #RV2001

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Volume Three #RV2002


New & Noteworthy Images of Rail

EMD SD70ACe Diesel Locomotives

Railroads and Trolleys

From Arcadia publishing come two beautiful books detailing the wonderful trolleys of Rhode Island and the majestic steam rails of the Upper Midwest. Featuring stunning color photographs, these pictorial histories are sure to delight. 128 pages, approximately $ 200 B&W photos, 6½"x 9¼", softcover. 21.95 each

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Rhode Island Trolleys − Soares. Rhode Island had one of the richest and most modern trolley systems in all of New England, but by 1954, electrified trolleys were in decline. This volume brings the history of the trolley in Rhode Island to life. #406849

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Steam Railroads of Northern Iowa and Southern Minnesota – Mantooth. Steam railroading became an integral part of the

communities in northern Iowa and southern Minnesota in the late 1800s. The railroad provided hundreds of jobs and the ability to transport both goods and passengers across the Midwest. Enjoy this detailed read about the rise and fall of these well-known locomotives. #406850

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Sante Fe Trail System Bus Depot Metal Sign

This high-quality metal sign may just inspire you to travel. Featuring a big beautiful logo for the Santa Fe Trail bus depot, this sign has an authentic aged look to it and will dress up any favorite space. Mounting holes included for easy display. 16½"x 19".

#406855

1949 Mercury 8 Coupe

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Back in Stock – Limited Quantity!

A replica of a 1949 2-door sedan, which was the first significantly updated, post-World War II body style designed HO SCALE by Ford's Mercury marque, this HO scale, metal and plastic model features a well-equipped interior, glazed windows and headlights, an intricate chassis, simulated chrome details, free-rolling wheels with whitewall tires, authentic badging, and more. Includes a display base with a clear plastic cover. 2¼" long. #R59526 $11.95

Ford F-100 Truck Kits

1/25 SCALE

Part of the fourth generation of the popular Ford F-Series, the F-100 Flareside A and Service Pickups featured a 115-inch wheelbase, a 6½-foot bed, classic rounded rear fenders, and a flatB sided truck bed with running boards for easy loading. These 1/25 scale plastic replicas of the 1966 vehicles feature full interiors, accurate body styling, soft PVD tires, chrome accessories, and more! Assembly required. 7" long.

A: 1966 Flareside Pickup B: 1965 Service Truck

#406856 #406857

35.95 39.95

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Chevrolet Sedan Kits

HO SCALE

These high-quality Chevrolet Sedan models will make a handsome addiA tion to your classic car collection! These HO scale plastic replicas feature detailed interiors and exteriors, workC ing, free rolling wheels, authentic markings, and much more! Assembly required. 1" long.

19.95 each

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#406851

Bring the power of B: Kansas City Southern de Mexico #406852 today's railroading C: New York Central #406853 to your HO Scale layout with these D: Wabash #406854 EMD SD70ACe diesels! Starting with the SD70 introduced in 1992, the prototype underwent a number of upgrades and in 2005 the more powerful SD70ACe was unveiled. These replicas of the dynamic diesels are equipped with ESU sound for dual mode DCC and DC, realistic working LED headlights, Allwheel drive and electrical pick-up, and more! 22" radius or $ larger recommended. 10" long. 199 each

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#406858 #406859 #406860 #406861

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The Golden Age of Trolleys

Vintage Trolley Films from the 1940s-1950s

Though tracing their lineage back to the 1880s, electric streetcars reached a golden age in major cities during the 1940s and 1950s. This nostalgic program travels back in time to a more elegant era of urban transportation with an incredible look at trolleys – before their 1960s’ replacement by buses – operating in San Francisco, Detroit, Chicago, Philadelphia, Denver, Milwaukee, and elsewhere! Color and B&W. 1 hour. #406839 $12.95

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Reading T-1 4-8-4- Steam Locomotives

Painted with an eye-catching stripe down their chassis, these HO scale models of “Northern” steam engines are DCC & Soundequipped – including quality Paragon audio! They also come with an accompanying coal tender, synchronized puffing smoke, a powerful can motor, an LED headlight, a rear light, a flickering firebox glow, operator figures, and separately applied handrails. 17" long with tender. $449 each

A: Chessie System #406573

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B: American Freedom Train #406574

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Erie Lackawanna

Volume 1: The E, the L, and the EL

Take a mid-century tour of the Erie-Lackawanna lines with this exciting DVD series – the first volume capturing the famous company in the transitional decades of the 1940s and ’50s. See thrilling train action from the Hoboken waterfront to Hainesburg as EL moves from the final years of steam to the early era of diesel. Color and B&W. Narrated. 1 hr. 6 min. #406838 $29.95

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Mack B-81 Kits

Still regarded as the most popular trucks of the Mack Company, the B series was produced in the 1950s and ’60s, serving as a platform for a number of professional service vehicles. These HO scale kits replicate a trio of B-81 trucks, complete with a well-appointed interior and freerolling treaded wheels. Assembly required.

A: Single-Axle Tractor 1" long. #406835 $24.95 B: Tandem-Axle Tractor 1½" long. #406836 $26.95 C: Tandem-Axle Dump Truck 1½" long. #406837 $29.95 See Pages 34-35 for More HO Scale Vehicles!

Confederate Civil War $2 Bills

Featuring a handsome vignette of railroads and warships utilized A by the Confederacy, these unique $ 2 bills – genuine U.S. tender – are tributes to the Civil War. They come with a certificate of authenticity and a handsome blue display folio. $16.95 each B A: Railroads #107372

B: Ships #107373

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Pine Creek Railway Company $1,000 Bond

A successor to the Jersey Shore, Pine Creek, and Buffalo Railroad, the Pine Creek Railway operated for 25 years before merging into the Fall Brook System in 1909. A genuine bond from the defunct company, this handsome certificate of a $1,000 denomination note See Page 26 for More features charming printing as well as black and white drawings. 11"x 8". #406539 $29.95 Railroad Stocks & Bonds!

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#406872 $12.95

The Democrat Club – 550 pieces. 24"x 15". #406873 $12.95

The Republican Club – 550 pieces. 24"x 15".

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#65710

1000 pieces. 27"x 20".

From the USA. Sea to Shining Sea

Show off your patriotic pride with these detailed jigsaw puzzles! Proudly made in the USA with recyclable materials.

Higgins Bond. 27"x 20". #405804

Santa Solves the Puzzle

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Last Minute Touchup

Larry Jones. 27"x 20". #405802

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These beautiful jigsaw puzzles are sure to provide hours of delight. Proudly made in the USA with recyclable materials. 500-550 pieces.

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#406867

18"x 24".

Steel Patriot

#406875

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Onward Store Gas Station

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B: 5, Bradford – 24"x 15". #406868

#405816 A: Midnight Buffalo – 24"x 15". #406870

Tom Newsom. 19¼"x 26¾".

Santa’s Workshop

#405805

Tom Newsom. 26¾"x 19¼".

Santa Painting Cars

Santa’s Playtime

Tom Newsom. 26¾"x 19¼". #405806

Give the gift of a challenging, holidaythemed jigsaw puzzle this Christmas season to create fond memories with friends and family. Choose from our colorful selection of professional artistic designs, featuring Santa Claus and a variety of beautiful winter illustrations! 1,000 pieces.

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