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American Z Line June 2022 locomotive announcements

By | June 7, 2022

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American Z Line June 2022 locomotive announcements

Scale: Z (1:220)

Price: Contact manufacturer

Era: Nickel Plate Road Alco PA-1, December 1947 to November 1961; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Electro-Motive Division SW1000, 1966 to 1970

Manufacturer: American Z Line, 6142 Northcliff Blvd., Dublin, OH 43016, 614-764-1703, americanzline.com

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American Z Line June 2022: EMD SW1000 (Chicago, Burlington & Quincy scheme).

EMD SW1000 features:

  • AutoLatch couplers
  • Directional light-emitting-diode lighting
  • Blackened metal wheels
  • Traction tires
  • Adapters for retrofitting with Micro-Trains no. 905 couplers
  • Release date to be announced

Road name: Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (two road numbers)

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American Z Line June 2022: Nickel Plate Road Alco PA-1.

Nickel Plate Road Alco PA-1 features:

  • 7mm can motor
  • Dual flywheels
  • Six-axle trucks with blind middle axle (no flange)
  • Traction tires
  • Blackened metal wheels
  • Directional light-emitting-diode lighting
  • Optional front coupler cover and snow plow
  • Release date to be announced

Road name: Nickel Plate Road (two road numbers)

Company information: American Z Line has been in operation since 2000. The company produces a variety of Z scale locomotives, freight cars, and passenger equipment.

Reproduced from American Z Line June 2022 press release

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