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Southern Pacific Sunset Limited Passenger Set

Southern Pacific Sunset Limited Passenger Set

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 Rob A. Some information about AZL’s Southern Pacific Sunset Limited Passenger set: Before the start of Amtrak® on May 1, 1971, the Sunset Limited was operated by the Southern Pacific Railroad. The Sunset Limited is the oldest named train in the United States, operating since November 1894 (though originally named the […]

Big Boy May 2014 Update

Big Boy May 2014 Update

Thursday, May 8, 2014 Hans As communicated earlier, we will manufacture 50 more brass Big Boys in 2014. The base price for the Big Boys will remain unchanged from the first release. To set this run apart we will produce seven new roadnumbers. We will also offer the 4014 again, this time with an oil […]

DIY Centerbeam Lumber Load

DIY Centerbeam Lumber Load

October 15, 2013 American Z Lumber is excited to offer free Norwegian Spruce lumber loads for 73′ center beam flat cars. These loads are specifically designed to fit AZL’s 73′ center beam flat cars. They are a great way to add a little extra detail to the cars. Just down load the PDF and print […]

AZL Visits Hong Kong And China

AZL Visits Hong Kong And China

Friday, May 24, 2013 Hans Our policy is to make at least one factory visit a year, but last time was over 2 years ago. Currently, AZL products are made by AFFA and SDK in China. A small portion is still made by Bowser in Pennsylvania. This trip was to AFFA who made our recent […]

New Releases

July 2017 New Releases | Part 2

July 2017 New Releases | Part 2

The ES44ACs have been extremely popular. For mid-month we have decided to release two more. First we have the NS Heritage locomotive for Monongahela. Look for new Heritage locomotives to be released once a month until 2018.   ES44AC Heritage| Monongahela▼ 62411-1 NS Heritage | Monongahela ES44AC 8025   ES44AC | CP▼ 62408-1 CP ES44AC 9360 […]

July 2017 New Releases | Part 1

July 2017 New Releases | Part 1

Just in time to heat up the summer, we bring you the highly anticipated ES44ACs. These models feature prototype specific details, directional controlled LEDs, working ditch lights, traction tires, intricate printing, powerful can motor, dual flywheels and come DCC ready. The release is BNSF with the swoosh logo. Three road numbers are available. ES44AC | […]

June 2017 New Releases | Part 2

June 2017 New Releases | Part 2

Budd RDCs | Canadian National▼ 62210-1 CN Budd RDC 6106 62210-2 CN Budd RDC 6118   17,600 Gallon Tank Cars | UTLX | OMYA▼ 4-Car Runner Pack: 903821-1 UTLX 24613, 24782, 24890, 24892 Single Cars: 913821-1 24781 OMYA 913821-2 24892 OMYA   Denver & Rio Grande Passenger Cars▼ The Denver & Rio Grande heavyweights are […]

June 2017 New Releases | Part 1

June 2017 New Releases | Part 1

EMD GP30 | Chicago & Northwestern▼ 62119-1 C&NW GP30 818 62119-2 C&NW GP30 821     EMD GP38-2 | Delaware & Hudson▼ 62521-1 D&H GP38-2 7307 62521-2 D&H GP38-2 7309 62521-3 D&H GP38-2 7312     Greenville 60’ Boxcars | Western Pacific▼ The third release is for the Western Pacific. A single car and a […]

Locomotives

GE ES44AC

GE ES44AC

These models feature prototype specific details, directional controlled LEDs, working ditch lights, traction tires, intricate printing, powerful can motor, dual flywheels and come DCC ready.   Model Photos:   GE ES44AC:

GE P42 Genesis

GE P42 Genesis

The P42s feature traction tires, directional controlled LED lighting, DCC ready for Digitrax and TCS drop-in decoders. They are extremely powerful locomotives with massive pulling power. Amtrak® Licensed Products. Amtrak® is a registered service mark of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.   Model Photos:   GE P42 Genesis:

EMD SD70ACe

EMD SD70ACe

The SD70ACe features a powerful can motor, dual flywheels, traction tires, directional controlled LED lighting, AutoLatch™ couplers, fine pad printing, included optional pilot and plow and the locomotive comes DCC ready.   Model Photos:   EMD SD70ACe Models:

EMD SD45

EMD SD45

AZL is excited to introduce the EMD SD45s. Released by AZL in 2003 as a brass locomotive, AZL is excited to now offer these very popular locomotives in injection molding.   Model Photos:   EMD SD45 Injection Models:

Freight

Greenville 60’ Boxcar

Greenville 60’ Boxcar

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Johnstown America Autorack

Johnstown America Autorack

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64’ Trinity Reefers

64’ Trinity Reefers

Yes, the all new 64’ Trinity Reefers are now in stock and shipping to dealers. We have these cars available as single cars, 4-packs and a 12-pack!   Model Photos:   64’ Trinity Reefers:

17,600 Gallon Corn Syrup Tank Cars

17,600 Gallon Corn Syrup Tank Cars

Now available are the 17,600 gallon corn syrup tank cars!  These small tank cars are perfect for small and large layouts alike.   Model Photos:   17,600 Gallon Corn Syrup Tank Cars:

Passenger Cars

Denver & Rio Grande

Denver & Rio Grande

  Model Photos:   Denver & Rio Grande Heavyweight Cars:

Burlington Heavyweights

Burlington Heavyweights

  Model Photos:   Burlington Heavyweight Cars:   Additional Manufacturer Notes:

Canadian Pacific

Canadian Pacific

  Model Photos:   Canadian Pacific Heavyweight Cars:   Additional Manufacturer Notes:

Southern

Southern

  Model Photos:   Southern Heavyweight Cars:

Caboose

Ce-1 Brass Caboose

Ce-1 Brass Caboose

AZL has announced a very limited run of ATSF Ce-1 cabooses. Three series will be released over the next three months.   Model Photos:   Ce-1 Brass Caboose Models:

Wide Vision Caboose

Wide Vision Caboose

The wide vision cabooses are here! The first road name is SOO Line in their classic white and red livery. The caboose features add on details, window glazing, fine printing and details.   Model Photos:   Wide Vision Caboose:

CA-1 Brass Wood Side Caboose

CA-1 Brass Wood Side Caboose

CA-1 Brass Wood Side Caboose: AZL is excited to announce the release of brass UP CA-1 cabooses. These cabooses are the perfect compliment to AZL’s Big Boy locomotives. These cabooses are a limited run.   AZL Model Details: Detailed pad printing Window glazing Separately applied handrails Blackened metal wheels AZL AutoLatch™ couplers   Model Photos: […]

CA-3 Steel Caboose

CA-3 Steel Caboose

CA-3 Steel Caboose: AZL is excited to announce the release of brass UP CA-3 cabooses. These cabooses are the perfect compliment to AZL’s Big Boy locomotives. These cabooses are a limited run.   AZL Model Details: Detailed pad printing Window glazing Separately applied handrails Blackened metal wheels AZL AutoLatch™ couplers   Model Photos:   AZL […]