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Broadway Limited Imports USRA 4-6-2 Heavy Pacific - Sound and DCC - Paragon3 - Great Northern 1354 (Glacier Green, Graphite, Tuscan, Black)

Broadway Limited HO USRA 4-6-2 Heavy Pacific - Sound and DCC - Paragon3 - Great Northern 1354 (Glacier Green, Graphite, Tuscan, Black)

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BWL-5597
$255.99 $369.99
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The Pacific-type locomotive evolved as the need for power and speed increased. First, the four-wheel leading truck delivered stability at the faster speeds. Second, six tall drivers provided pulling power and speed. Last, a two-wheel trailing truck provided support for a larger firebox. The sum of this design was the 4-6-2 USRA Pacific.

The USRA designation for light and heavy locomotives was a function of the track's ability to withstand weight. Excessive axle weight could damage the rails, loosen fastenings, and also cause damage to the locomotive. The USRA deemed a maximum of 54,000 pounds per axle as a light locomotive. The USRA Light Pacific weighed in at 277,000 lbs, with a 73 inch driver diameter and a boiler pressure of 200 lb/in.
  • New Paragon3 Sound & Operation System Featuring Rolling ThunderTM with Authentic Sounds and Prototypical Operation in both DC and DCC environments
  • Locomotive Composition: ABS Body with Die Cast Chassis
  • Tender Composition: ABS Body with Die Cast Chassis
  • Couplers: (2) Operating Kadee or Compatible
  • Compatible Tracks: Code 70, 83, 100 Rail
  • Equipped with Traction Tires
  • Minimum Operating Radius: 18 in or greater

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