Pennsylvania #6498 2-10-4 Texas LEGACY Steam Locomotive

6-11301 | Price: $1,299.99

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Lights Operating Smoke Unit ElectroCouplers Wireless Tether Legacy RailSounds Lionel LEGACY Control System Odyssey System II

THE TEXAS-TYPE
This version of the 2-10-4 owes its design to the pooled efforts of the C&O, NKP, Erie and Pere Marquette railroads, which formed a group named the Advisory Mechanical Committee. This group’s assignment was to design locomotives that best met the C&O’s requirement to handle high tonnage. They developed a locomotive that could handle 160-car, 13,500-ton consists virtually single-handedly!

In 1942, the Pennsylvania Railroad, under increasing wartime pressure, desperately required new locomotive power to meet the nation’s urgent needs. With government restrictions barring the design of new locomotives, the Pennsylvania Railroad went searching for an existing locomotive that met its requirements. PRR borrowed a
C&O 2-10-4, put it to the test, and by December, the PRR’s Altoona Shops had begun production of 125 of these landmark locomotives.



Features
  • LEGACY Control System equipped – able to run in Legacy Control mode, in TrainMaster Command Control mode, or in Conventional mode with a standard transformer
  • Realistic steam chest cylinder steam effects
  • Odyssey II Speed Control with On/Off switch
  • LEGACY RailSounds sound system featuring:
    -Crewtalk dialog and TowerCom announcements, each with different scenarios depending on whether the locomotive is in motion or stopped
    -Six official railroad speeds with CrewTalk dialog
    -DynaChuff synchronized chuffing that shifts through 15 levels of intensity as the locomotive gains speed
    -LEGACY Real-Time 'Quilling Whistle' control with instant response for realistic signature 'quilling' and correctly timed warning signals
    -Single hit or continuous bell sounds
  • Powerful maintenance-free motor with momentum flywheel
  • Wireless Tether connection between locomotive and tender
  • ElectroCoupler on rear of tender
  • Directional lighting including operating headlight and back-up light on rear of tender
  • Illuminated classification lights on the front of locomotive
  • Traction tire
  • Interior illumination in cab
  • Die-cast metal locomotive body, pilot, and trucks
  • Die-cast metal tender body and trucks
  • High level of separately applied metal details
  • Separately applied builder's plates
  • Flickering firebox
  • Fan-driven smoke unit
  • Adjustable smoke output
  • Authentically detailed cab interior
  • Glowing firebox in cab
  • Cab glass windows
  • Engineer/Fireman figures

Road Number: 6498

Gauge: Standard O Scale

Dimensions: Length: 29”

RailLine: Pennsylvania

Minimum Curve: O-72

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