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Lionel Wishes Come True at Allied
Updated Classics from the Past and Brand New Releases Highlight Lionel’s Exciting Line-Up for 2013
Lionel’s Incredible NEW YORK CENTRAL WATER LEVEL FREIGHT is a premium train set headed by the classic Scale Mohawk #2797 equipped with LEGACY state of the art electronics. The realistic sound, smoke and operation of this highly-detailed locomotive will make any engineer the envy of all others!
The new Lionel ZW-L
The classic ‘Mid-Century Modern’ design of Lionel’s iconic ZW controller has been updated with the latest state of the art electronics and even includes the addition of useful meters to monitor your train's progress. Lionel’s new ZW-L is the epitome of electronic control for your 3-rail trains, with an awesome 720 watts of power and the capacity to drive four trains simultaneously. From a couple of self-propelled rail vehicles to an incredible updated version of a still-operating steam locomotive, Lionel’s 2013 releases will excite every collector in every budget. And Allied can make your Lionel wishes come true.
More Lionel at ALLIED
Pictured above are the Pickering Lumber Co. Shay with all the features of LEGACY controls, a handy little M.O.W. Speeder and the colorful Rio Grande Track Inspection Car, both equipped with a more modest range of Command Control operation, a scene-stealing Coaling Tower and our favorite steam locomotive, the Santa Fe ‘Northern’ #3751 updated with Lionel’s exclusive Legacy Control System. Come check out all the new electronic features and new offerings from Lionel.
Reserve the Lionel trains of your dreams today at ALLIED!
2013 HO and N Catalogs at ALLIED
The 2013 Walthers HO “Wish Books” Have Arrived Everything Imaginable for Model Railroaders
No model railroader should be without the latest Walthers Reference Book. Each year these remarkable catalogs feature tens of thousands of unique items offered to the model enthusiast…and available at Allied. The mostly color images and detailed listings of new and perennial modeling supplies have been the inspiration for generations of model train layouts.
The Best of the Best Brass Trains for Narrow Gauge Collectors...
Shown above are just a few of the premium new and previously owned brass imports in the HO Narrow Gauge collection available only at Allied. These hand-assembled small production run masterpieces possess the highest level of detail available and represent the apex of the art of model railroading. Check out these and the rest of our brass model collection on-line. Go to the “Brass Models – all scales” tab in the "More.." box on our home page. Or better yet, come see for yourself just how extraordinary these models are TODAY at Allied.
New HO Trains Coming Soon To Allied!
Athearn Releases New Steam and Diesel Locomotives for Passenger and Freight Service
Allied is your source for Athearn’s exciting variety of new diesel power. The models pictured above are all from the top-of-the-line Genesis series available with Tsunami digital sound. The SP GP38-2’s are just around the corner. Reservations are filling fast. For a more colorful variation, Canadian modelers can get their fix TODAY. The CN Wide-Cab GP38-2’s have already arrived, but are selling fast. The GE ES44AC with Union Pacific’s American Flag motif is due in late Spring. We don’t have to remind you…reserve now at Allied to ensure getting the road number you wish. That Santa fe GP-50 won’t be available until the Fall, but will be worth the wait with all new tooling and Tsunami digital sound.
It’s not too late to grab one of Athearn’s super models of the SP modern bay window cabooses. Allied has an excellent inventory of discontinued versions and we can reserve for you the latest offering. Just ask a helpful Allied staff member to get your reservation in now at Allied.
The largest collection of train history in any DVD set!
Railroad excitement abounds in this 24-DVD collector’s box set exploring the rich and varied history of all things locomotive. These impressive documentaries showcasing everything from backyard model trains to modern diesel-powered superliners, with whistle stops and semaphores galore, and are sure to delight rail enthusiasts the world over.
Run Time: Approximately 30 hours
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