Trix Marklin HO Big Boy Engine Digital DCC Sound 22599 For Sale
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Trix Marklin HO Big Boy Engine Digital DCC Sound 22599:
Trix (Markin) Big Boy Locomotive with all manufacturer's documentation and packaging. Unit has little to almost no run time and is in perfect condition. This impressive model has RP25 wheels, a DCC decoder with full operational sound programming. Unit is designed for two smoke units (not included).
Prototype: Union Pacific Railroad (UP) 4000 "Big Boy" heavy freight locomotive. Locomotive with road number 4015 as it looked around 1960. The 4000 is considered to be the largest steam locomotive in the world. Built from 1941 to 1944. Use: Heavy freight trains. Figures of locomotive engineer and fireman for the engineer's cab are included. Length over the couplers 465 mm / 18-5/16". Includes a bag of various couplers so you can adapt it to your setup. All original manuals included.
Item will ship with Insurance Domestic and International.
Additional Information from Marklin Website
Prototype: Union Pacific Railroad (U.P.) class 4000 â€Big Boyâ€. Version of locomotive no. 4015 around 1960.
Use: Heavy freight trains.
Model: Frame, boiler, and tender made of diecast metal â€¢ High-efficiency motor with bell-shaped armature and with flywheel in the boiler â€¢ Comes from the factory with a built-in DCC-decoder â€¢ Comes from the factory with a built-in sound generator for digital operation only â€¢ Headlights on the locomotive and tender, and number board lights are maintenance-free LEDâ€™s â€¢ Close coupling between locomotive and tender â€¢ Comes from the factory with RP 25 wheel contours and Kadee-compatible couplers driving wheels divided into two linked groups to enable the locomotive to negotiate sharp curves, Boxpok wheels, 8 axles powered, center driving axles spring mounted, coupler can be inserted into the pilot at the front of the locomotive, steam lines swing out with the cylinders, separately applied metal handrails, many separately applied details, figures of a locomotive engineer and fireman included. MÃ¤rklin close couplers included. Length over buffers 465 mm / 18-5/16 inches. Two MÃ¤rklin 7226 or 0900 (Seuthe #8) smoke generators can be retrofitted on the locomotive. Figures of a locomotive engineer and fireman for the cab included.
In the center of the UNION PACIFICâ€™s route network is the steeply graded line between Cheyenne and Laramie on Sherman Hill. It goes through the Wasatch Rocky Mountains and on west to the Great Salt Lake. At the end of the 1930s the freight trains on this route became longer and faster and required time-consuming, costly doubleheading with several locomotives. A specially designed new locomotive with immense dimensions was planned to relieve this situation. The necessary high power output and the correspondingly high weight had to be translated to the rails on an articulated locomotive frame. The American Locomotive Co. (ALCO) developed a colossus with a 4-8-8-4 wheel arrangement, with a service weight of over 500 metric tons and a length of 40.5 meters or 132 feet 10-1/2 inches. This giant was respectfully named the â€Big Boyâ€ in ALCOâ€™s erecting halls. This name became the embodiment for the largest steam locomotive in the world. A total of 25 Big Boys were built in 1941 and 1944. They were in use around 20 years in Utah and Wyoming and each one ran over 1 million miles. Eight of the Big Boys retired from the roster at the beginning of the 1960s are still in existence. They still give you an unforgettable impression of the former size.
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