Vol. 7 Issue 8

August 2015

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This month we bring you two new decal sets that modelers have been asking for lately. Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) Early Freight Cars and Minneapolis & St. Louis (MSTL) 40' & 50' Boxcars.

HO 87-1509 or N 60-1509: Minneapolis & St. Louis (MSTL) 40' & 50' Boxcars - The M&StL was founded in 1870, and expanded through rail line construction and acquisitions until the early 20th century. Most of the railway's routes were used lightly and subsequently the company's financial position was frequently challenged; the railroad operated under bankruptcy protection between 1923 and 1943. The M&StL was acquired by the Chicago and North Western Railway in 1960, and much of its former trackage was later abandoned.

HO 87-1510 or N 60-1510: The Pennsylvania Railroad (reporting mark PRR) was founded in 1846. PRR is often referred to as the "Pennsy," the PRR was headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The PRR was the largest railroad by traffic and revenue in the United States during the first half of the twentieth century. Over many years PRR expanded by acquiring or merging with hundreds of smaller road names. At the end of 1925, it operated 10,515 miles of rail line and in the 1920s, it carried nearly three times the traffic as other railroads of comparable length, such as the Union Pacific or Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe railroads. Its only formidable rival was the New York Central (NYC), which carried around three-quarters of PRR's ton-miles. This decal set will provide the graphics you need to decorate early 40' & 50' Boxcars. You can find some great photo examples on rrpicturearchives.net.

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We are working on some new Aircraft releases that you will see in next months newsletter. Thanks again for your loyal following and please send in your comments.
Happy Modeling!
Microscale Industries, Inc.



 Metal Signs

Microscale features a variety of aluminum metal signs. This month we are featuring the 8"  Burlington Northern Railroad sign. These are a great way to decorate your Hobby area or work area. Click on the Sign below for more information.

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 48th Scale

Look for the Flying Fortress coming in Sept. which will include the Nine - O- Nine, Little Patches & Little Miss Mischief
 72nd Scale

Look for the Flying Fortress coming in Sept. which will include the Nine - O- Nine, Little Patches & Little Miss Mischief
See all New Releases for Aircraft over the last couple months      
Here we post all recent decals that are hot off the press that are old favorites.

HO Scale87-66HO Scale - Pennsylvania Railroad Steam Locomotives (pre-1948)  Gold Leaf lettering
HO Scale87-35HO Scale - Union Pacific Diesels and Gas Turbines (1947-1980)
HO Scale48-35HO Scale - Southern Pacific / Cotton Belt E-Unit and PA Diesels (1950-1958) Diesel

To see all our recent BACK-IN-STOCK Items click ALL

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We would like to showcase those of you who have mastered the techniques associated with general modeling. If you use our products such as Microsol, Microset, trim film or any other item from our site...we would like to see how you have made good use of the material or solutions.
The only condition is that you write an article that will be of interest to other Microscale modelers and that you use some Microscale products such as Microscale Solution or Microscale decal set(s).If your article is selected and used in our Newsletter, you will be entitled to 4 FREE decal sheets of your choice from our regular stock.
If you have a knack for presenting, we invite you to submit your best "HOW TO" articles or YouTube Video for publication in our monthly newsletter and on our Microscale YouTube channel. We know how talented you are and we figured it would be a great way to showcase your work and our products.
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Each month we will be letting you know what we're working on for the near future. Please remember to check out this newsletter each month for details of upcoming releases.    
Coming Soon...
- Apach Railway (APA) Alco Diesel 1998+ & Chicago & Eastern Illinois (C&EI) - 40' & 50' Boxcars

- Flying Fortress; Nine - O - Nine, Little Patches & Little Miss Mischief
Microscale has been serving the model train hobby market for over 50 years. We pride ourselves in delivering the finest quality products and service. We also provide a variety of custom printing services for manufacturers and other organizations alike. If you have a custom decal project and want us to provide you with an estimate please contact us at vickie@microscale.com or ryan@microscale.com.
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