|freight||Marklin||tank car "BASF"||8687||grey||ACFX 19236|
|freight||Marklin||tank car "ARR"||8686||silver||9020|
|freight||Marklin||gondola "Canadian National||8686||brown||CN 145231|
|freight||Micro Trains||50' boxcar||13609-2||yellow/black||11734|
|freight||Micro Trains||50' boxcar||505 00 200||brown/white||10701|
|passenger||Micro Trains||Sleeper Car||550 00 040||blue/yellow|
|passenger||Micro Trains||Dome Car||551 00 040||blue/yellow|
|passenger||Micro Trains||Coach Car||552 00 040||blue/yellow|
|passenger||Micro Trains||Baggage Car||553 00 040||blue/yellow|
|hopper||Full Throttle (Bowser)||70-Ton Offset-Side 3-Bay Hopper||set #1||black/yellow||14308, 14340|
|hopper||Full Throttle (Bowser)||70-Ton Offset-Side 3-Bay Hopper||set #2||black/yellow||14337, 14343|
If you decide to paint your own stuff then use Scalecoat D&H yellow and Scalecoat B&O royal blue for ARR blue and yellow.
Harald Thom-Freudenreich has released an Alaska Railroad two car freight set. Anyone interested can contact Harald by email for information on how to reserve a set ($140). He is also planning to release an Z scale PS2-cd grain hopper at the end of March 2007 plus a future Z scale locomotive.
Also this set is available: Alaska Railroad "Mikado" steam locomotive with tender, three 55 ton USRA twin hoppers and one caboose. Produced in an one time series in a very limited numbers FR item number ZF007 & ZF325j
In 1993 Märklin produced in a MHI One-time series the Alaska Railroad Train Set to celebrate its 70 year anniversary. The three piece set contains:
#8819 - Three-Parts Diesel-Electro locomotive F7 of the Alaska Railroad. Wheel arrangement Bo'Bo'+Bo'Bo'+Bo'Bo', blue/yellow, double headlight in front, lettering "Alaska", train numbers 1500 - 1503 - 1502, outside parts with engine, coupler 2, inside part with stiff short couplers, lighted number boards.
#8686 - "Alaska" freight-car set A: ARR caboose, blue/yellow; ARR boxcar, blue/yellow. ARR tank car, silver; Canadian National gondola, dark-brown.
#8687 - "Alaska" freight-car set B: ARR
boxcar, blue/yellow; BASF Wyandotte tank car, olive-green tank, black BASF logo;
ARR gondola, black.
Thanks to Steve Wiedmer of Sins, Switzerland for furnishing all of the above photos!
Photographs of Thorsten Loth's 33" x 20" Z scale layout:
Caboose by the river
Locomotives and boxcars
Locomotive crossing the river
A beautiful night scene
Thanks for the information on Z scale goes to Thorsten Loth from
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