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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

September 2017 New Releases | Part 2

September 2017 New Releases | Part 2

Previewed during the National Train Show in August, AZL is excited to announce that the 40’ outside braced boxcars are here! And for the first release, we bring you the very popular ATSF! A single, a two-pack and two four-packs are available. Each car has unique road numbers. That is eleven different numbers in the […]

September 2017 New Releases | Part 1

September 2017 New Releases | Part 1

ES44AC | Kansas City Southern▼ 62405-1 KCS ES44AC 4803 62405-2 KCS ES44AC 4809 62405-3 KCS ES44AC 4816     Greenville 60’ Boxcars | Conrail▼ A single car and a four pack is available. Runner Pack: 914200-1 UP Greenville 60´221006, 221008, 221009, 221014 Single: 904200-1 UP Greenville 60´ 221012   September Release Part 1 | 2017 Zipped […]

August 2017 New Releases | Part 2

August 2017 New Releases | Part 2

For those wanting to model Amtrak’s® Auto Train, AZL is excited to present the Autoracks in the Phase IV b livery! Four 4-packs are available. ES44AC | NS Heritage | Conrail▼ 62411-2 NS Heritage | Conrail ES44AC 8098     Budd RDCs | B&M▼ 62207-3 B&M Budd RDC 6140 62207-4 B&M Budd RDC 6151   […]

August 2017 New Releases | Part 1

August 2017 New Releases | Part 1

For this month, we bring you a stand out paint scheme. The Iowa Interstate ES44ACs are now here. Two numbers are available. ES44AC | Iowa Interstate▼ 62407-1 Iowa Interstate ES44AC 507 62407-2 Iowa Interstate ES44AC 512     Greenville 60’ Boxcars | Union Pacific▼ The fifth release is for the Union Pacific. A single car […]

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

40´ Outside Braced Boxcar

40´ Outside Braced Boxcar

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Amtrak® Auto Train Autorack

Amtrak® Auto Train Autorack

Amtrak® Licensed Products. Amtrak® is a registered service mark of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.   Model Photos:   Amtrak® Auto Train Autoracks:

Greenville 60’ Boxcar

Greenville 60’ Boxcar

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Johnstown America Autorack

Johnstown America Autorack

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Passenger Cars

Denver & Rio Grande

Denver & Rio Grande

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Burlington Heavyweights

Burlington Heavyweights

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Canadian Pacific

Canadian Pacific

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Southern

Southern

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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 […]