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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

February 2017 New Releases | Part 2

February 2017 New Releases | Part 2

EMD SD45 | D&RGW▼ 63201-1 D&RGW SD45 5327 63201-2 D&RGW SD45 5329 63201-3 D&RGW SD45 5336 63201-4 D&RGW SD45 5338     Genesis P42 | Amtrak Phase IV▼ 63501-1 Amtrak GE P42 Genesis 5 Phase IV 63501-2 Amtrak GE P42 Genesis 23 Phase IV 63501-3 Amtrak GE P42 Genesis 26 Phase IV 63501-4 Amtrak GE P42 […]

February 2017 New Releases | Part 1

February 2017 New Releases | Part 1

EMD GP30 | C&O▼ 62116-1 C&O GP30 3015 62116-2 C&O GP30 3019 62116-3 C&O GP30 3032     EMD GP38-2 | CSX | New Paint Scheme!▼ 62518-1 CSX GP38-2 2557 62518-2 CSX GP38-2 2610 62518-3 CSX GP38-2 2650 62518-4 CSX GP38-2 2704 The GP30s and GP38-2s comes with traction tires, directional controlled LED lighting, DCC […]

January 2017 New Releases | Part 2

January 2017 New Releases | Part 2

EMD SD45 | MILW▼ 63208-1 MILW SD45 4000 63208-2 MILW SD45 4002 63208-3 MILW SD45 4004 63208-4 MILW SD45 4005     17,600 Gallon Corn Syrup Tank Cars | ASRX▼ The NATX corn syrup cars lettered for Domino Sugar now available. A runner pack and two singles are available. Runner Pack: 903816-1 ASRX 17600 Gallon Tank Car3010, […]

January 2017 New Releases | Part 1

January 2017 New Releases | Part 1

Happy New Year! It looks like 2017 is going to be another very exciting year for AZL. Let’s kick it off with new GP30s, GP38s, Amtrak cars and ATSF heavyweight cars!   EMD GP30 | CSX ▼ 62107-1 CSX GP30 4207 62107-2 CSX GP30 4233 62107-3 CSX GP30 4249     EMD GP38-2 | Canadian […]

Locomotives

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:

EMD F3

EMD F3

Just in time for the June 2015 release, the EMD F3 locomotives are here. The EMD F3s are being sold as an A-B set. Both the A and B are powered. The F3s feature: Prototypical detailing Traction tires Powerful can motor Flywheels Directional controlled LED lighting DCC ready Optional truck with coupler to replace front […]

Freight

Johnstown America Autorack

Johnstown America Autorack

  Model Photos:   Johnstown America Autorack Models:

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:

National Steel Cars (NSC) Coil Cars

National Steel Cars (NSC) Coil Cars

These are the 42’ NSC coil cars. These are not your average freight car. AZL has put in an extreme amount of detailing in these cars. Here is what you can expect: Over 40 individual parts per car! Numerous add on details Removable coil shields Detailed interior trough Adjustable coil separator plates Intricate pad printing […]

Passenger Cars

Southern

Southern

  Model Photos:   Southern Heavyweight Cars:

Phase IVb Superliners

Phase IVb Superliners

Amtrak® Licensed Products. Amtrak® is a registered service mark of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.   Model Photos:   Phase IVb Superliners:

Northern Pacific

Northern Pacific

  Model Photos:   Northern Pacific Passenger Cars:

Wabash

Wabash

  Model Photos:   Wabash 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 […]