6-38643 | Price: $279.99

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Lights Operating Smoke Unit RailSounds

   First used on the Nippon Railway in Japan in 1897, the 2-8-2 class steam locomotive was nicknamed “Mikado”, meaning “emperor” in Japanese. Gaining popularity in the United States before WWI, numerous 2-8-2 locos thundered across American high iron.
   New for 2008 are Mikado locomo-tives featuring the RailSounds sound system. The Texas & Pacific Mikado is TMCC-equipped, and the Alaska Railroad Mikado operates with any standard transformer. Handsome blue and yellow passenger cars are also available in the Alaska livery.

  • Transformer controlled forward, neutral, and reverse operation
  • Conventional RailSounds sound system with synchronized chuffing, crew announcement, brake squeal, steam whistle, and bell
  • Powerful maintenance-free motor with momentum flywheel
  • Operating headlight
  • Die-cast metal locomotive body, frame, and trucks
  • Operating coupler on rear of tender
  • Traction tires
  • Puffing smoke unit
  • Engineer and fireman figures
  • Die-cast metal tender body and trucks

Road Number: 701

Gauge: Traditional O Gauge

Dimensions: Length: 19"

RailLine: Alaska

Minimum Curve: O-27

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Lionel Signature Catalog 2009