New HO Scale Atlas Master Series GP38’s “Geeps” Announced!

February 11, 2016

New HO Scale Atlas Master Series GP38’s “Geeps” Announced!

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Prototype Photo Courtesy of Jeff Carlson.

 

There will be several new paint schemes for the Atlas Master Series GP38-2.

MMID302

Proto Photo of Maryland Midland MMID #302 by Evan Kerr

All of the new offerings will be available in both Atlas Silver Series (DCC Ready) and Atlas Gold Series (DCC & Sound). The new paint schemes include BNSF “Smurfs”, Maryland Midland, Iowa Interstate, 3 Norfolk Southern variants (Horsehead, First Responders, & Operation Lifesaver), North Shore Railroad, and new roadnumbers for the Alaska Railroad.

For more information on the models click the links below!

Silver Series:

Atlas Master 10002359 HO Scale GP38-2, Burlington Northern Santa Fe BNSF “Smurf” #2043 (Silver Series)
Atlas Master 10002360 HO Scale GP38-2, Burlington Northern Santa Fe BNSF “Smurf” #2044 (Silver Series)
Atlas Master 10002361 HO Scale GP38-2, Burlington Northern Santa Fe BNSF “Smurf” #2051 (Silver Series)

Atlas Master 10002362 HO Scale GP38-2, Maryland Midland MMID #300 (Silver Series)
Atlas Master 10002363 HO Scale GP38-2, Maryland Midland MMID #301 (Silver Series)
Atlas Master 10002364 HO Scale GP38-2, Maryland Midland MMID #302 (Silver Series)

Atlas Master 10002365 HO Scale GP38-2, Iowa Interstate IAIS #601 (Silver Series)
Atlas Master 10002366 HO Scale GP38-2, Iowa Interstate IAIS #628 (Silver Series)

Atlas Master 10002367 HO Scale GP38-2, Norfolk Southern NS #5620 (Silver Series)
Atlas Master 10002368 HO Scale GP38-2, Norfolk Southern NS #5664 (Silver Series)

5642Atlas Master 10002369 HO Scale GP38-2, Norfolk Southern “First Responders” NS #5642 (Silver Series)
Proto Photo of the NS 5654 by Bruce Kerr

Atlas Master 10002370 HO Scale GP38-2, Norfolk Southern “Operation Lifesaver” NS #5669 (Silver Series)

Atlas Master 10002371 HO Scale GP38-2, North Shore NSRR #2004 (Silver Series)
Atlas Master 10002372 HO Scale GP38-2, North Shore NSRR #2012 (Silver Series)
Atlas Master 10002373 HO Scale GP38-2, North Shore NSRR #2017 (Silver Series)

Atlas Master 10002374 HO Scale GP38-2, Alaska Railroad ARR #2004 (Silver Series)
Atlas Master 10002375 HO Scale GP38-2, Alaska Railroad ARR #2007 (Silver Series)

Gold Series (DCC & LokSound Equipped:

Atlas Master 10002395 HO Scale GP38-2, Burlington Northern Santa Fe BNSF “Smurf” #2043 (Gold Series DCC & Sound)
Atlas Master 10002396 HO Scale GP38-2, Burlington Northern Santa Fe BNSF “Smurf” #2044 (Gold Series DCC & Sound)
Atlas Master 10002397 HO Scale GP38-2, Burlington Northern Santa Fe BNSF “Smurf” #2051 (Gold Series DCC & Sound)

Atlas Master 10002398 HO Scale GP38-2, Maryland Midland MMID #300 (Gold Series DCC & Sound)
Atlas Master 10002399 HO Scale GP38-2, Maryland Midland MMID #301 (Gold Series DCC & Sound)
Atlas Master 10002400 HO Scale GP38-2, Maryland Midland MMID #302 (Gold Series DCC & Sound)

Atlas Master 10002401 HO Scale GP38-2, Iowa Interstate IAIS #601 (Gold Series DCC & Sound)
Atlas Master 10002402 HO Scale GP38-2, Iowa Interstate IAIS #628 (Gold Series DCC & Sound)

Atlas Master 10002403 HO Scale GP38-2, Norfolk Southern NS #5620 (Gold Series DCC & Sound)
Atlas Master 10002404 HO Scale GP38-2, Norfolk Southern NS #5664 (Gold Series DCC & Sound)
Atlas Master 10002405 HO Scale GP38-2, Norfolk Southern “First Responders” NS #5642 (Gold Series DCC & Sound)
Atlas Master 10002406 HO Scale GP38-2, Norfolk Southern “Operation Lifesaver” NS #5669 (Gold Series DCC & Sound)

Atlas Master 10002407 HO Scale GP38-2, North Shore NSRR #2004 (Gold Series DCC & Sound)
Atlas Master 10002408 HO Scale GP38-2, North Shore NSRR #2012 (Gold Series DCC & Sound)
Atlas Master 10002409 HO Scale GP38-2, North Shore NSRR #2017 (Gold Series DCC & Sound)

Atlas Master 10002410 HO Scale GP38-2, Alaska Railroad ARR #2004 (Gold Series DCC & Sound)
Atlas Master 10002411 HO Scale GP38-2, Alaska Railroad ARR #2007 (Gold Series DCC & Sound)

Concurrent with GP40 production, EMD offered a lower horsepower, non-turbocharged locomotive based on the same 645-series prime mover. The four-axle GP38 was rated at 2,000 hp and had the advantage of costing less than the GP40. A total of 727 units were produced between 1966 and 1971 when the model was superseded. The wheel base of the GP38 was identical to that of the GP40. Both units shared the same EMD road-switcher style body that was introduced with the GP35 in 1963. A desire for standardization caused the GP38 to share the same wheelbase, frame and many external components as the GP40. The GP38 was purchased by large and small roads alike. It was routinely found in local and road freight service throughout the US. Many GP38s and 40s are still in service today.

Options on the Atlas GP38 and GP40 models include a long hood with or without dynamic brakes and an underframe with 2,600 or 3,600 gallon fuel tanks.


New paint schemes on the HO Scale Atlas 50′ Postwar Boxcar

April 30, 2015

Atlas will be releasing six new paint schemes on their 50′ Postwar Boxcar as part of their Master Series of model trains. In addition to the new paint schemes the cars will also have one of three different side sill styles – straight, tabbed and fishbelly and 8′ & 9′ Superior or Youngstown doors.

Prototype:

At the end of World War II, railroads ordered large numbers of 50′ AAR boxcars with a standard design that was first widely used in the late 1940s. This design was based on the original 1937 AAR design but was modified in the post-war era to include: improved dreadnaught end and diagonal panel roofs with standard or overhanging design. These 50′ boxcars were a common sight on American railroads well into the 1970s and 1980s.

Each of the cars will be available in 2 numbers per roadname. List $35.95 White Rose Hobbies Price $24.99

To see them and more 50′ Boxcar check out the White Rose Hobbies Website HO Scale 50′ Boxcar Page. They are expected late 2015.  You may contact us to reserve this or any upcoming model.

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Atlas HO Scale ACF® 4650 Centerflow Hopper Coming Soon!

December 11, 2009

Visit the Upcoming products page at www.whiterosehobbies.com and select Atlas Master from the drop down above to Pre-Order or see them all today!

Atlas ACF® 4650 Centerflow Hopper

New Road Numbers!

Undecorated models include 3 hatch arrangements and 2 different outlets.
Standard MSRP:
$28.95
White Rose Hobbies: $24.59
Estimated Delivery:
January 2010
Features:

  • Etched metal roof walks
  • Detailed brake gear
  • Blackened metal wheels
  • Accurate painting and printing
  • 100-ton roller-bearing trucks and body mounted AccuMate couplers with screw-attached coupler pockets.
AccuMate® couplers are made under license from AccuRail, Inc.
Item# Road Name Road Number Built Date Other Date
ACF® 4650 Centerflow Hopper Post-1971 – New Road Numbers!
1450 Undecorated
20 000 622 ADM (Gray/Blue/White/Black) 65030 1980 1984
20 000 623 ADM (Gray/Blue/White/Black) 65033 1980 1984
20 000 624 Burlington Northern (3 Line) (Green/White) 458433 1971 1992
20 000 625 Burlington Northern (3 Line) (Green/White) 458477 1971 1992
20 000 626 BNSF “Swoosh Logo” (Brown/White) 402042 1977 2006
20 000 627 BNSF “Swoosh Logo” (Brown/White) 403682 1977 2006
20 000 628 Chessie System* (WM) (Yellow/Blue) 602430
20 000 629 Chessie System* (WM) (Yellow/Blue) 602436
20 000 630 Cotton Belt (Heritage Logo) (Gray/Black) 70094 1979 1979
20 000 631 Cotton Belt (Heritage Logo) (Gray/Black) 70429 1979 1979
20 000 632 Sclair (DOCX) (Orange/White/Black) 46501
20 000 633 Sclair (DOCX) (Orange/White/Black) 46515
20 000 634 Tuscola & Saginaw Bay (Yellow/Black) 4901
20 000 635 Tuscola & Saginaw Bay (Yellow/Black) 4949
HO ACF® 4650 Centerflow Hopper Pre-1971 – New Road Numbers!
1400 Undecorated
20 000 636 French’s (Gray/Black/Red) 47092
20 000 637 French’s (Gray/Black/Red) 47109
20 000 638 Norfolk Southern (Gray/Black) 251081
20 000 639 Norfolk Southern (Gray/Black) 251130