12/23/95

                  *** ROCK ISLAND HO SCALE ***

                           R-T-R, KITS
                     

Accurail            1501   40' Box #58166 (blue) 
                    3222   40' Box
                    3405   PS-1 Box #58769 (blue) The Rock

Accurate Finishing  1029   2 Bay ACF Centerflow #12056 (grey)

AHM                 5010L  ALCO S-2 1000 hp #799 (maroon,yellow)
                    5013-5 EMD GP-18 w/blinking light
                    5040H  EMD BL-2 #425 (black,red)
                    5299F  50' Outside Braced Gondola #1207 (boxcar red)
                    5431E  Gondola w/load
                    5460-16 Hopper w/load (blue)
                    5483D  2 Trailers on UP flat
                    12211  40' Gondola w/load #6143 (black) (was 5535)
                    12332  50' Ribbed Side Hopper (caboose red)

Athearn             4-225  40' Box #62081 metal/wood "Rocket Freight"
                    1326   50' Plug Door Box #35062 (tuscan red)
                    1358   40' Flat Car w/stakes #90089 (tuscan red)
                    1772   40' Dbl Deck Stock Car #79608
                    3481   GE U33B #286 (red,yellow)
                    3491   GE U33B #286 (red,yellow) (dummy)
                    4410   EMD SD40-2 (red, yellow)
                    4460   EMD SD40-2 dummy (red,yellow)
                    5037   50' Auto Dbl Door Box #262953 (boxcar red)
                    5168   Two 40' Van Trailers RIZ 19-8004 (aluminum)
                    5310   54' PS 3-Bay Covered Hopper #131374
                              (lt. gray-green)
                    5366   Wide-Vision Caboose #17056 (caboose red)
                    A124   40' Box #18900 or #14068 (metal kit) -
                              100 Years design
                           40' Steel Box #148902 (metal,wood) (boxcar
                              red)

Atlas               8102   ALCO RS-1 #747 (black, red)
                    8158   ALCO RS-3 #485 (black, red)
                    8159   ALCO RS-3 #472 (black, red)
                    8220   EMD GP-7 #1202 (black, red)
                    8221   EMD GP-7 #1300 (black, red)

ATT Crown           C-150  40' Box #20016 (silver) Route of the Rockets

Bachmann            41-635-08 EMD GP-40 #4425 (blue)
                    41-640-08 GE U36B (blue,white) (was 623)
                    42-1005-08 56' Center Flow Hopper #1332801 (blue) (was 1019)
                    43-1000 41' Steel Box #57025 (blue) (was 919)
                    43-1006 42' Open Quad Offset Hopper #133274 (blue)
                           (was 1039) (missing white paint in Thunderbolt set)
                    43-1010-08 51' Steel Plug Door Box #57028 (blue)
                           (was 1159) a. white separate roofwalk
                            b. blue molded-in roofwalk
                    568    EMD GP40
                    751    E60CP Electric (blue,white)
                    0943   42' Gondola w/load
                    1058   Wide Vision Caboose (blue)

D. J. Baker Co.     4225   40' AAR Steel Boxcar
                
Balboa              865    SP/RI Passenger Car Set
                    866    SP/RI Baggage
                    867    SP/RI Coach

Bev-Bel Corp.       276    50' Railbox type - Route Rock
                    383    50' Railbox type #302089 (white) - Route Rock
                    462    40' Box (blue)
                    487    50' Dbl Door Box #6998 (blue)
                    579    50' Box #50048 or #50648 (dk. blue)
                    788    3-Pack Hoppers - Route of Rockets
                           #89402, #89473, #89565
                    848    40' Box #23034 - rectangular letters
                    872    40' Box #22621 - 100 Yrs slogan & circle
                    872-1  40' Box #48321 or #22059 - 100 Yrs slogan
                    1126   40' Express Box #20058 (green) "Route of the Rockets"
                    1134-1 40' Box (silver) "Route of the Rockets"
                    1134-2 40' Box #20064 (silver) "Route of the Rockets"
                    1134-3 40' Box #20068 (silver) "Route of the Rockets"
                    1307-1 13 rib Gondola #501210 (black) ROUTE ROCK
                    1315   34' 2-bay flat end hopper #100155
                    1315-1 34' 2-bay Sq. end hopper #105100
                    1385   40' Box #57299 pre-'50 small speed letter
                    2257   Quad Hopper #14002 (black) herald
                    4762   100T 3-bay hopper #510205 (blue) THE ROCK
                    5890   Baggage #852
                    5891   RPO #515
                    5892   Diner "Joliet"
                    5893   Observation "Peoria"
                    5894   Coach "Illini"
                    5895   Coach "Omaha"
                    9933-1 PS-1 50' Box #533030 (blue)
                    9933-2 PS-1 50' Box #533074 (blue)

Binckley            HO-148 Box Car (wood kit)

Blackhawk Models    CA-2   Bay Window Caboose #17070 (white)

Brass Car Sides     J9     P-S 6-6-4 "American"/4099 sleeper
                    J16    P-S 4-4-2 "Imperial"/4069 sleeper
                    J47    P-S Bi-Level Coach Kit
                    J48    P-S Bi-Level Coach w/Cab Kit

Challenger Imports  2047-1 EMD E7A & E7B brass

Charles R. Supply   8710   Hi-Cube Box (blue) (Lionel built)

CM Shops            114    50' Plug Door Box #516017 (blue) ROUTE ROCK
                    180    50' Box #35020 (speed letters)

The Coach Yard      125    Baggage #864-867 reblt 1960 (brass)
                    126    Baggage-RPO #754-759 reblt 1960 (brass)
                    127    Baggage-Dormitory #821-823 ex-NYC (brass)
                           Sleeper "Golden Desert" class 4-4-2 (brass)
                           Sleeper "Golden Banner" class 6-6-4 (brass)
                           HW Baggage-Dorm #6014-6015
                           HW Diner #8028 or #8031

Collector's Corner  2505   Gondola (black) (ROUTE ROCK) (part of set)

Con-Cor                    40T USRA Box

Cox                 6170-8 Wide Vision Caboose (red,yellow)
                           EMD GP9 w/chopnose (red,yellow)

Custom Car Engineering     2 40' Trailers - The Rock\

Details West        804    50' Plug Door (blue)

E&B Valley RR       5023   70T Covered Hopper

E&C Shops                  50' Dbl Door Box #64565
                           50' Dbl Door Box #64500
                           50' Dbl Door Box #64517
                           50' Dbl Door Box #64599

E-R Model Importers 1007   FA-1

Front Range Products 4046 40' ACF Welded Box w/6' door (4 styles) #24057
                               "Route of the Rockets" 
                    4092  40' DD welded Box
                    4311  47' ACF 3-Bay Covered Hopper (blue)
                    5123  50' ACF rivet side dbl door #64025 "Route" slogan

Globe               4300C  40' Aluminum XM Box #20063 (aluminum,wood)
                                        silver #20064 "Route" slogan

Hallmark (brass)           4-8-4 R-67 5100 class 
                           4-8-2 M-50 4000 class
                           Five Window Wood Caboose 
                           Snowplow - turtleback
                    006    FT A&B (black, red)
                    0195   RDC-3 (nickel plated)

Herkimer            21     80' Coach
                    22     80' Astradome
                    28     80' Postal-Baggage
                    31     60' Coach
                    32     60' Astradome - Golden State
                    38     60' Postal-Baggage - Golden State
                    131    60' Coach (assembled)
                    132    60' Astradome (assembled)
                    138    60' Postal-Baggage (assembled)

Holgate & Reynolds  702    Silverside Bi-Level Commuter
                    703    Silverside Bi-Level w/cab
                    706    Smooth Bi-Level (red,yellow)
                    707    Smooth Bi-Level w/cab (red,yellow)

Hotco                      40' Box #20061 (silver) - Route slogan
                           Flat car w/logs (4 trucks)

Intermountain              50' PS-1
                           40' car
                    40308-13 4750 cft PS-2 18 rib 3 bay #132690 (blue)
                    40308-15 4750 cft PS-2 18 rib 3 bay #132647 (blue)
                    40308-17 4750 cft PS-2 18 rib 3 bay #132682 (blue)

International Hobby Corp. M1851 50' Gondola

JRC Co.                    Desk Name Plate w/dummy diesel

Kar-Line            133    40' Box (Rocket Freight)
                    134    40' Box (100 Years)
                    135    40' Box (small herald)
                    213    40' Aluminum Box (green letters)
                    214    40' Aluminum Box (black letters)
                    215    40' Express Box #20050 (dk. green)
                    215A   40' Box - speed letters (jade green)
                    215C   40' Box - The Rock
                    335    50' Plug (small herald)
                    B-544  50' Railbox type - W&OV marks
                    6318   50' Railbox type - Route Rock

Keil-Line           706    Commuter Coach (see Holgate & Reynolds)
                    707    Coach w/cab (see H & R)

Kenny's Kustom Kars        40' Open Hopper #510000 (black) THE ROCK (blue R)

Kix Cereal                 EMD EAB6 Diesel (paper kit - maroon,
                           crimson, silver)

Lambert                    Coach - Illini (brass)

Lehigh Models              40' Box #20037 (card, metal, plastic kit) -
                               Route of the Rockets

Life-Like           7237B  ALCO C-415 Switcher (was made by AT&T #24)
                           #415 (maroon, yellow)
                    8247   EMD F40PH #3105 (blue,white)
                    8299   EMD GP38-2 #4310 "The American Railfan"
                               (blue, white)
                    8344   EMD GP38-2 w/caboose 17043 (blue, white)
                    8352   EMD BL2 #429 (black, red)
                    8536   30' Steel Caboose
                    8677   EMD F40PH w/caboose 17043 (blue, white)

Limited Editions    4058-3 Pullman 8 Sec-2DB-2Cpt Sleeper #610-611
                    4088   Pullman 10 Sec-4 Roomette #650-651
                    4089   Pullman 4DB Sleeper-Buffet-Lounge-Obs.
                    4095   Pullman 8 Sec-5DB Sleeper
                    7435   77' Chair #312-315
                    7436   83' Divided Chair #350-351
                    7437   Diner-Lounge-Observation #430-433
                    96002  60' Baggage #850-851
                    96003  77' Chair #308-311
                    96004  RPO-Chair #375-376
                    96005  Diner #420-424
                    96006  83' Chair #316-322

Lindberg            T175   40 Ton Flat #92055 - Navy crates

Lionel                     ALCO FA Diesel (red,yellow)
                    0058   Yard Hustler #0058 (black, red cab sides)
                    0817-7 Caboose #0817 (red,black)

MainLine Models     CC-7   36' Cattle Car #167532 (wood kit)

Mantua              30460  0-6-0 Big Six w/tender
                           Gondola w/coal load (black)
                           40' Gondola w/o load #80600 (red)
                           40' Flat car w/pipe load (orange)
                    T310D  40' Gondola #80600 (boxcar red)
                    224-058 Dining Car "Golden Banquet" (red, silver)
                    225-058 Room Car "Golden Loacket" (red, silver)
                    226-058 Obs. Car "Golden Vista" (red, silver)
                    416-058 EMD F7A(#625)-B-A(#623) (maroon, red, silver) 

Marx                       EMD F3A diesel #99 (red,black)
                           caboose (red, black)
                           EMD F3B dummy (red, black)
                           0-4-0 diesel (red, black)
                           0-4-0 Steam
                    48-3056 Diesel Switcher #1962, Caboose #1961 in set,
                              both black & red

McKean              220    Greenville 100Ton 12-panel hopper
                    704    40' PS-1 Box Car
                    804    50' O'Braced Box, Dreadnaught Ends
                    910    50' O'Braced Box, Rolled Ends #716069 (blue)
                    3002   50' ACF Dbl Dr Rivet Side Box Car

Mehano Master       T073   50' Gondola #1207 15 ribs, deep
Model Makers        T081   50' Plug & Slide Door Box #32084, speed letters
                               "A Soft Touch" Oval, red

G. F. Menzies       4225   40' AAR Box #62081 (boxcar red)

Minneapolis Custom Models HB161 40' Box (tuscan)

Model Die Casting   192    Four Pack containing 1010, 1010, 1807, 1907
(Roundhouse)        596    40' 3-Bay Ribbed Hoppers (12) (blue)
                               Route Rock
                    1010   40' 3-Bay Ribbed Hopper (blue) Route Rock
                               12 #'s
                    1058   40' Box #67789 (tuscan gloss) 100 Years
                    1060   40' AAR Box #1784 (blue)
                    1262   50' Plug Door Box #28172 (blue)
                    1304   60' Bulkhead Flat #693702 (blue)
                    1351   40' Gondola #3303 (blue)
                    1419   Ore Car - Rectangular Sides #9001 (blue)
                    1444   2 Bay Covered Hopper #395 (blue)
                    1807   50' Flat Top Box, Waffle Sides (blue)
                           (UP marks)
                    1907   50' PS Box (white) (CNW marks)
                    2123   50' S/S Auto-end Box Wood Dbl Door #262385
                    3462   Outside Braced Wood Caboose #1762 (boxcar
                               red
                    B-308  40' Truss Side Box #142738 (metal)
                    C-103  Caboose
                           Caboose #17851 (metal) (aluminum)
                    3478   Two Window Steel Caboose #869 (blue)

Model Power         1025   Train Set w/blue DDT Diesel, caboose 
                    1050   Train Set w/blue EMD F9A, caboose
                    6604   EMD F9 - Rock
                    6604-D EMD F9 (dummy) - Rock
                    6645   USRA 4-6-2 Pacific #6645
                    6675   DDT Plymouth Diesel #6625 - The Rock
                    6693   ALCO RS-11 (blue)
                    7604   EMD F9 - Rock #4494 (blue,white) with
                           Wide Vision Caboose #17002 (blue)
                    7675   DDT Diesel Rock w/caboose
                    7693   ALCO RS-11 Rock w/caboose
                    8604   EMD F9 powered & dummy - Rock
                    9008   40' Box #1784 - The Rock
                    9033   Comb. Box (red)
                    9072   Hopper (red)
                    9115   34' Wide Vision Caboose (blue) Rock
                    9516   51' Cylindrical Hopper - Rock
                           50' Plug & Sliding Door (boxcar red)

Model Railroad             40' Box (aluminum)

Nickel Plate Products      TA Rocket w/four cars (brass)

North American Diesel 2117 Detail Kit for SD40-2

Oriental Limited           EMD NW-2 Phase III Diesel (brass)
                    8009   USRA 2-8-2 f/p (brass) light

Overland Models     1119   Bay Window Caboose (brass)
                    1119A  Bay Window Caboose w/o roofwalk (brass)
                    1131   Steel Caboose, 17886-99 (?) (brass)
                           Wood Caboose, 17785-99 (brass)
                           Steel Caboose, 90200-99 (brass)
                    1278   O'Braced Caboose #17625-17699 (brass)
                    1279   Transfer Caboose #19161-19184 (brass)
                    1384   Ex-tender Snowplow (brass)
                    1385   "    "       " w/cabin "
                           ALCO FA-1 #145 f/p (brass)
                    1465   P-42 4-6-2 #950-79 (brass)
                    1979   44T Whitcomb #367-71 (brass)
                    1982   ALCO DL-103 #624 (brass)
                    1983   ALCO DL-107 #621-23 (brass)
                    1984   ALCO DL-109 #621 rebuilt (brass)
                    3114   Airslide Covered Hopper
                    5323.1 EMD SD40-2 #4796
                    5671   EMD F7A #100-127
                    5673   EMD F7B #100B-103B;120B-123B
                    5747   EMD F9Am #4150-4168
                    5748   EMD F9Bm #4100-4111
                    6317   ALCO DL109A RI #621 Rebuilt

Pemco               3400-039 50' Railbox Type - The Rock
                    7303-039 EMD SD35 (blue,white)

Pikestuff           8009   USRA light 2-8-2

Playart                    40' Box #1784 (blue)

Prototype Modeler   1002   Wood Sheathed Reefer 67750-67999 kit

Ramax               09     2 Bay ACF Covered Hopper Kit

Revell                     EMD F7 Diesel

Rivarossi           1937   EMD E8A powered & dummy
                    6131   EMD E8B powered
                    6132   EMD E8B dummy
                    6526   72' baggage - Golden State/SP (red,silver) #3100
                    6527   72' rpo - GS #6120
                    6528   85' coach - GS "GOLDEN FLUTE"
                    6529   85' sleeper - GS/SP "GOLDEN HOUR"
                    6530   85' v dome - GS/SP "GOLDEN DOME"
                    6531   85' duplex - GS "LA COSTA"
                    6532   85' diner - GS "EL COMEDOR"
                    6533   85' obs - GS "LA MIRADA"
                    6576   72' streamline baggage
                    6577   72' streamline RPO
                    6578   80' streamline coach
                    6579   80' streamline sleeper
                    6580   80' streamline Vista Dome
                    6581   80' streamline duplex
                    6582   80' streamline diner
                    6583   80' streamline observation
                    6760   86' Budd diner
                    6761   86' Budd coach
                    6762   86' Budd room
                    6763   86' Budd observation
  
Roller Bearing Models 214  50' GACX Airslide Hopper (THE ROCK)

S. Soho & CO.       1102   Coach GOLDEN #339 (brass)
                    1103   Coach VALLE #347 (brass)
                    1104   Coffee Shop Tavern EL CAFE #412 (brass)
                    1105   Sleeper 4-4-2 LA QUINTA (brass)
                    1106   Sleeper 12DB LA JOLLA (brass)
                    1107   Sleeper-Obs GOLDEN VISTA #478 (brass)
                    1108   Sleeper-Lounge-Observation LA MIRADA #480
                           (brass)

Stewart Hobbies     1150   ALCO RS-3 Phase Ib
                    8530   EMD F3A Phase II (black, red)

Strombecker                Rocket (wood, paper kit) dummy

Sunset Models              EMD AB-6 (brass) (maroon/crimson/silver)

Sunshine Models     2.3    USRA 38000 series reblt exCNW w/Viking roof
                    2.5    USRA 134000 series reblt 40' box w/panel roof w/o trucks
                    2.6    2.5 w/Cape Line Andrews trucks
                    5.1    War Emergency Composite 52' Gondola wood interior
                    5.2    5.1 Standard
                    31.6   1942 AAR 145000 series box w/Youngstown door "Route" slogan
                    31.7   1942 AAR 145000 series box w/Superior door "Route" slogan
                    31.8   1942 AAR 145000 series box w/Youngstown door "Ship RF" slogan
                    31.9   1942 AAR 145000 series box w/Superior door "Ship RF" slogan
                    31.10  1942 AAR 20000 series box Express service

Taurus Products     304    40' Dbl Sheathed Reefer #67999 kit
                               "Ventilated Refrigerator"

Tenshodo                   0-8-0 S-57 (brass) (PFM import)
                           EMD GP

Tomar Industries    drumhead kits
                    450    Twin Star Rocket LW rect
                    451    Corm Belt Rocket "  "
                    452    Oklahoma Rocket  "  "
                    453    Golden State     "  "
                    454    Golden State     HW "
                    455    Apache           HW round
                    456    Rocky Mtn. Ltd.  "  "
                    457    Choctaw Rocket   LW rect
                    458    Golden Rocket    "  "
                    459    Arizona Ltd.     "  "
                    730    The Rocket       "  round
                    731    Texas Rocket     "  rect
                    732    Rocket           "  round

Track One                  EMD F7 A-B-A (black,red)
                           EMD GP7 (black,red)
                           EMD E8A + AB6 #643/750 or #650/751 (maroon,
                           crimson, aluminum)

Train Miniature of  2102   50T ARA Outside Braced Single Sheath Box
Illinois                       #42165 (boxcar red)
                    3103   40' ARA Steel Box #20060 (boxcar red or
                               aluminum)
                    3214   40' Plug Door Box (light blue)
                    3360   40' Open End Wood Stock #16827 (boxcar red)

Tyco                222-10 Shark-nose Diesel (red,yellow)
                    235-10 ALCO Century 430 #4301 (was 23510)
                               (red,yellow)
                    257-10 0-6-0 #216
                           GE U33B (red,yellow)
                           Caboose (red, yellow) speed letters
                    865    Crane & boom car (blue)

Varney              2468   Caboose #0314 (silver) IL Div., Ctr Cupola
                    2568   EMD LWT-15 Aerotrain engine (dummy)
                    290?   EMD F3A powered (red, black)
                    2907   EMD F3A dummy (red, black)
                    2908   EMD F3B dummy (red, black)
                    B-60   40' Express Box #20069 (silver) Route slogan, red herald
                               - metal/wood
                           40' Box #20069 (silver) Route of Rockets
                               - paper
                           Stock Car (yellow) (from set) #75249

Walthers            6602   Pullman 12s - 1dr "Bret Harte"
                    6604   Pullman 3c - 2dr - Obs
                    6611   Pullman 8s - 1dr - 2c "Centodria"
                    6613   Baggage Club "Old Ironsides"
                    6614   80' Pullman 56 seat #3118-3122
                    6616   Pullman 10s - 1dr - 2c "Lake George"
                    6642   75' Dbl Window Combine (Smoker)
                    6680   75' Single Window Coach
                    7822   60' RPO
                    7833   60' Postal
                    7829   70' Postal Baggage Combine
                    929-214 40' Wood Box #62083 (boxcar red) (Rocket Freight)
                            (Silver Streak)
                    929-351 50' Wood Auto Box #261397 (boxcar red)
                             (Silver Streak)
                           40' Wood RS GARX #69852 (yellow,black)
                             (Silver Streak)
                    931-1005 40' Offset Side Triple Hopper #89071
                             (boxcar red) (Ulrich)
                    932-4706 50' Waffle Side Box #27376 speed letters
                    Y123   Offset Side Twin Hopper-Peak Ends #89502
                             (boxcar red) (Ulrich)
                    Y146   52' Outside Braced Comp. Gondola #1207
                             (Ulrich)

Westerfield         3809   40' USRA DS Box Car
                    4404   Single Sheathed 40' Box (late)
                    4405   Single Sheathed 40' Box (early)
                    6401    40' Fowler clone 1913 WSC&F
                    6402    40' Fowler clone 1915 Bettendorf
                    6403    40' Fowler clone 1915 Pullman
                    6404    40' Fowler clone 1915 H&B

Westside                   EMD E9 A&B (brass)

WMC - Perry's Hobbies      EMD E9A (red,yellow)
                           EMD E9B (red,yellow)

Ye Olde Huff-N-Puff 219    40' Box (boxcar red) - Furniture & Vehicle
                    or XM19
                    256    40' Box "Rocket Freight" (Silver Streak)
                    282    50' DD Dbl sheathed Wood Box (SS) #261397 Automobile


Correct for decorating RI:

E&B Valley                 4-4-2 sleeper (see ROCK #50)

N.J International   801    4-4-2 sleeper
                    802    6-6-4 sleeper


Also correct for use on RI trains:

The Coach Yard      113    SP 36 seat diner GOLDEN CHALICE
                    114    SP coffee GOLDEN TRENCHER

Limited Editions    40692  NYC 4-4-2 sleeper

Tomar Industries    335    SP Golden State drumhead (HW round)
                    430    SP Golden State drumhead (LW rect)
                    435    SP Imperial drumhead (HW round)


Thanks to Steve Eudy, Mark Smith, Tarry Gooch, Tim O'Conner & James Partak.
Please report additions/corrections to John Matrow, 2753 N. Pershing,
   Wichita, KS 67220