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  120 Ton Virginian "Battleship" Gondolas
Also Lettered for: C&O, PRR and Unlettered
We've made the engines, now you need the Gonds.
Great behind any VGN, C&O Freight Locomotives
Also Available Unlettered, ready for your own decals.


Full Scale Size Based On the VGN 120 Ton Hopper
Highly Detailed with many add-on brass detailing
ABS Hopper Body, DieCast Trucks
Separate Coal Load to Be Available. 2R 48" or 3R 042
20 Car Numbers To Be Produced


We are making the C&O The Same Size as VGN, eventhough it was shorter.

PRR Had a Similar Hopper Car. We will letter these for PRR, but note, they are not prototypical.

Reserve Today!!!
   
  Northern Pacific North Coast Limited (1957-1964)
This 8 Car Set will set the standard for O Scale Aluminum Cars.
The following are the cars being offered:
- Water Baggage (Water for the F7 ABA Steam Generators)
- Mail Dormatory -  Dome Coach -  2 X 56 Seat Coach
 - Diner - 4/4/4 Dome Sleeper - Lounge Obs

Extra Cars Available for Reserve: The "Lewis and Clark" Travelers Rest Lounge Car,
Dome Coach, 56 Seat Coach, 4/4/4 Sleeper

All cars will have scale trucks, LED Lighted Interiors, Ball Bearing Supported Axles.
2R Kadee Mounts are available for separate purchase for 3 Rail Cars.
054 3 Rail, 56" Radius 2 Rail Track Ready. Coming 2019, a very limited run.

A Great Writeup on the North Coast Limited

Reserve your NCL Sets Today!!!


   
  B&O "Royal Blue" 1937

The Royal Blue was the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O)'s flagship passenger train between New York City and Washington, D.C., in the United States, beginning in 1890. GGD is bringing you the 1937 version which was pulled by E6s and E7s. Come on board this iconic train in scale accurate and detailed Aluminum. Designed to run on 054 or larger radius 3 Rail track, 56" Radius 2 Rail Track. Expect all the trimmings.


MTS - HO SET SHOWN COURTESY OF BRASSTRAINS.COM

The Consist for the 6 car set includes:

36 Seat Coach Baggage Combine
54 Seat Coach
42 Seat Lunch Counter Coach
42 Seat Diner Lunch Car
26 Seat Parlor Car
Buffet Observation

Extra 54 Seat Coaches and 68 Seat Coaches Available to Reserve

Come Reserve Your "Royal Blue" Today!!!


   
Super Chief
Breakthrough



GGD Trains 2018

Santa Fe Super Chief 1938-1947

July 2, 1938: Lightweight cars built by Pullman-Standard replace the Chief cars. Until 1946 each trainset makes a weekly round trip between Chicago and Los Angeles, averaging 636 miles (1,024 km) per day.

June 2, 1946: The train reverts to its prewar schedule of 39 hours and 45 minutes.

September 29, 1946: Super Chief begins running every other day, departing Los Angeles and Chicago on even-numbered days. With the El Capitan departing on odd-numbered days (except the 31st), the two trains formed what the Santa Fe billed as "the first and only daily
39  hour service between Chicago and California.(Wikipedia)

The 8 Aluminum Cars Include: "Flicker Free" LED Lighting, 10 Figures / Passenger Car, All Ball-Bearing Trucks
And some suprise details to be announced.
Baggage Buffet Lounge (Budd) - Dorm Club Lounge (Budd) - Diner (Budd)
17 Roomette Sleeper (Pullman) - 8-8-2 Sleeper (Pullman) - 2X 4-4-2 Sleeper (Pullman)
Observation Lounge (Pullman)

Extra Cars to Be Announced.

RESERVE HERE!!!

 

Olympian
Hiawatha


GGD Trains 2018

Milwaukee Road "Olympian Hiawatha"
RESERVATIONS CLOSED (STANDBY ACCEPTED)

On June 29, 1947 the Milwaukee Road inaugurated its streamlined flagship, the Olympian Hiawatha on a 43-hour, 30-minute schedule. The Milwaukee advertised the faster train as a "speedliner".


Creek Series - Skytop Lounge (Milwaukee Colors)
HO Picture Courtesy brasstrains.com 
Making the Letterboard Maroon with Gold Lettering
 
Creek Series - Skytop Lounge (UP Colors)

In 1949 the train received the new Skytop Lounge and sleeper cars. GGD is making an 8 car set. Each car built exactly like the prototype, no cutting corners to save on tooling. This will be a scale accurate set. Extra cars will be available as well as "Super Dome" Cars that were added after 1952.


Baggage Dorm

Baggage Express

Diner

Tap Lounge (Extra Car)

The 8 Aluminum Cars Include: "Flicker Free" LED Lighting, 10 Figures / Passenger Car, All Ball-Bearing Trucks, and some suprise details to be announced.
Baggage Express - Baggage Dorm - 2 X Coach - Diner
2 X 14 Section Duralux Sleeper  - Skytop Lounge (Creek Series)

Extra Cars Available: Super Dome, Tip-Top Tap Lounge, Coach, 10-6 Sleeper, RPO, with up to 4 unique numbers / names.


Extra Super Dome in Milwaukee Colors
This version of Milwaukee Road
With Maroon Letterboard and Gold Lettering

Extra Super Dome in UP Colors Colors

Extra Canadian National Super Dome

C&NW Super Dome (Zito Yellow)

 

RESERVE (STAND BY) HERE!!!

 

 

RESERVE
AMTRAK AMFLEET "I" 5 CAR SETS

Amfleet cars have been the backbone of Amtrak’s fleet continuously since 1975.  Based on the same basic design as Budd’s Metroliners, Amfleet cars are rated at 125 mph and are still in service all over the country.  Purchased in two phases, Golden Gate Depot is proud to offer the Amfleet I cars in 4 paint schemes, Phase I through Phase IV at scale length with all the correct detailing you have come to expect from GGD. 5 Cars: Cafe, Dinette, Club and 2 Coaches.

Extra Coaches, Cafe Cars Available Separatly (4 Extra Coach Car Numbers, 2 Extra Cafe Numbers Available) We don't ship duplicate numbers to the same customer.

  AMFLEET I  - COACH PHASE I

AMFLEET I  - COACH PHASE II

  AMFLEET I  - CAFE PHASE III

AMFLEET I  - CLUB PHASE IV

RESERVE HERE!!!

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OGLE 100 TON WOODEN COALING TOWER
Our OGLE Coaling Tower IN STOCK NOW!!!
MEASURES 7" x 11"  AND 22" TALL

At 22 inches tall, this is the biggest free standing, ready to use plastic coaling tower ever produced. There were many OGLE coaling towers serving most railroads into the 1930s to 1950s. Included are 4 exterior and 2 interior lights, just plug into your existing track power. The coal chutes are adjustable in height and very realistic.  The roof components are removable for access and detailing of the interior.







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COLOR





Available In Black or Dark Brown for $269.95 + $50 S&H
Super Detailed
GREAT NORTHERN - EMPIRE BUILDER


SOLD OUT
  You've waited long enough. Now's your chance to own the only full scale, Accurate, O Scale Model of the "1947 Empire Builder". These Aluminum and Brass constructed cars boast fully detailed interiors with 6 figures / car, overhead "Anti Flicker" LED lighting, All Axles with Ball Bearing Journals.
8 Car Set Includes The Following:
  COACH
 
BAGGAGE MAIL
  LOUNGE (COFFEE SHOP)
 
DINER
 
  SLEEPER
2X DOME COACH
 
  OBSERVATION LOUNGE
 
GREAT DOME (NOT PART OF SET)
 
     

SILVER METEOR BROCHURE

PRR & SAL  "SILVER METEOR" 
6 Car Aluminum Car Set
(SOLD OUT)


The first diesel-powered streamliner between New York and Florida in 1936. This all Budd train is still in service on Amtrak. The famous Hollywood Beach Sun Lounge Sleepers were added in 1956 and served until 1981. Needed because dome cars could not fit in the northern corridor tunnels.

 6 CAR SET INCLUDES:
- Baggage Dorm - Coach - 10-6 Sleeper - Diner
- Sun Lounge Sleeper - Observation Car

 CARS AVAILABLE SEPARATELY:
- Extra  SAL 60 Seat Coach - SAL 10-6 Sleeper

PRR POOL CARS AVAILABLE SEPARATELY:
- Coach Lettered PRR
- Coach Lettered RF&P
- 10-6 Sleeper Lettered PRR

 
  10-6 Sleeper Lettered PRR

  
Coach Lettered PRR
 
     
 
GGD HW CAR AD
HEAVY WEIGHT
DINER, OBSERVATION, BAGGAGE & RPO

RESERVATIONS ARE CLOSED - MODELS COMING IN MAY
 
Pullman had many hundreds of these Heavy Weight Cars.  After the war they were leased and sold to virtually every railroad, painted in their liveries. These cars have highly detailed interiors, with overhead "Flicker Free", LED lighting and 10 figures / car (except baggage & rpo). The trucks are sprung diecast with machined and plated metal wheels for smooth/quiet operation on 054 or larger 3 Rail or 48" or larger 2 Rail Track. Add these to your fleet by making a reservation today.  2 Rail Kadees and Mounts avaiable for purchase.
  85' HW Observation Car ($169.95)
HW Observation Car Interior
  HW Diner ($169.95)
HW Diner Interior
  70' HW RPO CARS ($119.95)
B70 HW BAGGAGE CARS ($119.95)
  Available In The Following Liveries:

B&O - C&O - CB&Q GREEN – CN - CP TUSCAN – ERIE – GN -  LACK
MILW - N&W -  NH GREEN  - NP – NYC - NYC GREEN - NYC TTG
PRR TUSCAN - PULLMAN - RIO GRANDE - SF GREEN - SP GREEN
SP DAYLIGHT - SPTTG - T&P - UNDEC GREEN – UPTTG - UPY


STAND BY RESERVATIONS ACCEPTED
 
  1950s SP "Sunset Limited"
SOLD OUT
SP SUNSET LTD.




Golden Gate Depot is proud to present, the only Scale Accurate Aluminum cars of the 1950s Sunset Limited ever produced. These 8 car sets boast full interior detail with figures, flush mounted poly-carbonate windows, overhead LED lighting, underbody detail, and highly accurate die cast and brass trucks. Roof detail, etched window blinds and shades add to the realism. These full length cars can traverse 072 3 Rail track or 48" 2 Rail track.
HISTORY: PRE AMTRAK
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 Sunset Express). The Sunset Limited was Southern Pacific's premier train. Initially the Sunset Limited was an all-Pullman train, with sleeping cars and no coaches, running from New Orleans to San Francisco via Los Angeles. From its beginning in 1894 until streamlining in 1950, all the train's cars had 6-wheel trucks and dark olive green paint with black roofs and trucks. In summer 1926 it was scheduled 71 hr 40 min New Orleans to San Francisco; it then carried a coast-to-coast sleeper Jacksonville to Los Angeles.

The Sunset Limited was the last among the big American luxury trains to be streamlined and in 1950 the train got a new look, with stainless steel cars with red letterboards and white "Southern Pacific" lettering. All cars except the RPO-Baggage (which had 6-wheel trucks) had 4-wheel trucks, and the last car of the train was a sleeping car with a blunt rear end and a lighted neon-sign with the train name on the rear door. Until 1950 the train was pulled by 4-6-2 Pacific type and 4-8-4 GS-1 Northern type steam locomotives between New Orleans and El Paso, and by 4-8-2 MT-4 Mountain type and 4-8-4 GS-4 Northern type steam locomotives between El Paso and Los Angeles/San Francisco. Occasionally, even some 4-10-2 Southern Pacific type and 4-8-8-2 AC class Cab Forward type steam locomotives could be seen, especially on the western portion of its run. Steam occasionally appeared on the Sunset Limited until 1953.

After dieselization Alco PA A-A Unit diesel locomotives powered the train between New Orleans and El Paso, and EMD E7 and E9 diesel locomotives in A-B-B sets pulled the train between El Paso and Los Angeles. Between 1950 and 1958 the diesel locomotives were painted in the Southern Pacific's "Daylight" scheme; in the 1960s and 70s EMD F7 diesel locomotives in SP's "Bloody Nose" scheme powered the train on the entire run. (Wikipedia)

  DINER
RPO
  LOUNGE
COFFEE SHOP
  BAGGAGE - DORM
COACH
  OBSERVATION
Includes:
RPO, Baggage Dorm, Coach, Coffee Shop
Diner, Lounge, 10-6 Sleeper, 10-6 Tail Car

EXTRA COACHES & 10-6 SLEEPERS AVAILABLE SEPARATELY

These cars are only available through reservations.
Don't miss your chance to own this very special train.
 

Golden Gate Depot
231 Market Place Suite 223
San Ramon, CA 94583

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