November 2019 new products from Garden Railways magazine

The Train Department Heisler
LGB tender with sound
LGB starter track set
Accucraft, 3260 Central Ave, Union City CA 94587, has announced Talyllyn Railway’s locomotive No. 1 “Talyllyn” in 1:29 scale. The live-steam 0-4-0ST engine will be butane fired and available in 32mm and 45mm versions. Each version is available in three different colors: TR Green, red, and black. The engine is expected to be delivered in early 2020. Price: $1,700. See the website for more information. Website:

The Train Department, 26 Coral Dr, Hazlet, NJ 07730, announced a live steam Heisler kit in 1:20.3 scale. The engine is designed and built by Regner for The Train Department, and will feature a steam boiler with poker tube burner, a sight glass and Goodall valve, and more. It expected to be delivered by the end of the year. Price: $2,050. Website:

LGB (Märklin), P.O. Box 2649, Lake Ozark MO 65049, is selling a powered tender with sound (L69576), meant to accompany American-style LGB starter sets. The tender provides sound effects and additional pulling power. It includes a sheet of stickers to customize the road name. It’s meant for analog operation only. Price: $329.99. LGB also offers a starter track set (L19904), which includes 12 pieces of 11000 curved track, track clips, a 120-volt power source, locomotive controller, and feeder wires. Price: $219.99 See your local retailer or visit for more information.
Preiser bicycle kit
Paul M. Preiser GmbH, Postfach 1233, 91534 Rothenburg o.d.T, Germany sells a 1:22.5 scale bicycle kit. The kit contains pieces to build two bicycles (men’s and women’s styles). Price: $30.99. See your local retailer or
G-Scale Graphics Automatic Train Control
G-Scale Graphics Track Pack
G-Scale Graphics, 5860 Crooked Stick Dr., Windsor, CO, has released two new products. The first is a Track Pack, a manual throttle to control track powered trains. It can be powered from an internal battery (not supplied), or an external DC power supply. Price: $90. The firm also offers an Automatic Train Control, designed for unattended operation in public displays, where either the viewer can start the train with the push of a button, or the train will start automatically at timed intervals. Programmable user parameters allow for many modes of operation. Price: $129. Website:
Kalmbach Media, PO Box 1612, Waukesha WI 53186, offers Big Boy on Tour Part II DVD. Hop back aboard Big Boy 4014 as it travels around the U.S., touring through areas in the Midwest down through the Southwest, celebrating the 150th anniversary of the transcontinental railroad's completion. Footage includes original travel routes and a public excursion to Cajon Pass. Run time: 90 minutes. Price: $24.99. Website:


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