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MTH Pennsylvania 2-8-0 Consolidation Locomotive With PS2

MTH Pennsylvania 2-8-0 Consolidation Locomotive With PS2

Regular price $299.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $299.00 USD
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Tested and serviced. New BCR installed for optimum performance and no need for battery changes or maintenance. Protosound 2 operating system. Tons of options and features at a great price. See details, pics and video for more information. No original box. Original packing included. Conventional or DCS operation.

The 2-8-0 steam engine was first developed in 1864-1865 to provide power for heavy trains running at moderate speeds, especially on steep grades. Alexander Mitchell, the chief mechanic for the Lehigh and Maloney Railroad, an eastern Pennsylvania coal hauler, designed the original 2-8-0. The Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) was the first to put the 2-8-0 type engine on the rails when they rebuilt a Baldwin flexible-beam engine to a 2-8-0 configuration. For more than forty years, the 2-8-0 Consolidation was America's standard freight locomotive, working hard on virtually every railroad.

Produced in near-scale proportions, the MTH 2-8-0 steam locomotive may be lower-priced but it's still equipped with the same high quality components and features found in more expensive MTH steam locomotives.

Featuring a die-cast metal locomotive boiler and chassis and durable ABS tender, each 2-8-0 is equipped with the state-of-the-art Proto-Sound 2 system for an incredible operating experience. No other manufacturer gives you a locomotive with speed control, synchronized puffing smoke, remotely controlled Proto-Couplers or high quality digital sound at this low of a price. You'll be amazed at how slowly and smoothly she runs - up and down grades and around corners with or without a load. And When you see her smoke, with each puff timed to the revolutions of the drivers, you'll know that you've just obtained the best value in model railroading.

Its key features are:

Die-cast boiler and chassis

Metal wheels and axles

Precision flywheel equipped motor

Metal handrails and decorative bell

Decorative metal whistle

Constant voltage headlight

Die-cast truck sides

Remote controlled Proto-Coupler

Synchronized puffing ProtoSmoke system

Colorful paint scheme

Locomotive speed control in scale MPH increments

Durable ABS tender body

Proto-Sound 2.0 with The Digital Command System featuring: Freight yard Proto-Effects

Unit measures: 19 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 3 3/4

Operates on O-27 curves


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