#11288 Alco Orbitor Diesel Freight Set (Conv. Alco FA PWR A #229, DMY B #229C)

6-38334 | Price: $499.99

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Motion in operating cars and accessories Lights Sounds Magne-Traction

A 1962 Canaveral Special: Ready for orbital right now, the new Cherry Picker Car is moving into position to load the astronaut into the Mercury Capsule. Three-two-one-blast off! At a designated height rocket falls back to earth and mercury capsule continues to climb. At its peak height capsule parachutes back to earth.
A new two-unit Minneapolis and St. Louis diesel is supplying the power for this freighter which comes equipped with
husky electronic horn, headlight, and Magne-Traction. Train measures 6 ft., ½” long.

  • Set Includes
  • 229P Minneapolis & St. Louis powered Alco A unit
  • 229C Minneapolis & St. Louis non-powered Alco B unit
  • 3413 Mercury Capsule Launching Car
  • 6512 Cherry Picker Car
  • 6413 Mercury Capsule Carrying Car
  • 6463 Rocket Fuel Two-dome Tank Car
  • 6059 Minneapolis & St. Louis Caboose
  • Alco A and B units Feature
  • Die-cast metal trucks
  • Metal frame
  • Operating couplers
  • Powered Alco A unit also Features
  • Pullmor motor
  • Electronic e-unit with Direction Lock
  • Electronic horn and bell with volume control
  • Operating headlight
  • Magne-Traction
  • Traction tires
  • Freight Cars Feature
  • Operating couplers
  • Die-cast AAR-style trucks
  • Capsule carrier includes two removable capsules and elastic support bands
  • Cherry picker includes swiveling astronaut and manually adjustable boom
  • Metal frame on tank car
  • Launching rocket on flatcar
  • Capsule on rocket separates from rocket and parachute opens

Road Number: 229, 229C

Gauge: Traditional O Gauge

Dimensions: Set Length: 72 ½”

RailLine: Minneapolis & St. Louis

Minimum Curve: O-27

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