Broadway Limited E-1 4-8-4 SP & S #700 Modern Excursion, Paragon3 Sound/DC/DCC, Smoke, HO Scale

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Broadway Limited E-1 4-8-4 SP & S #700 Modern Excursion, Paragon3 Sound/DC/DCC, Smoke, HO Scale

After years of running second-hand equipment, the Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway (SP&S) was allowed by its parent companies, Great Northern Railway and Northern Pacific Railway, to purchase its first new locomotives. These included three Northern E-1 class locomotives (700, 701 and 702) for passenger service. Nearly identical to the class "A-3" Northerns built for Northern Pacific Railway, burning oil instead of coal. Like the A-3s, these heavy "Northerns" had 77 drivers, 28 x 31 cylinders, a boiler pressure of 260 psi, a tractive effort of 69,800 lbs and a weight of 491,800 pounds. There are no surviving Northern Pacific "Northerns". By the 1920s the Northern Pacific Railroad needed bigger passenger locomotives. With the help of the American Locomotive Company's design engineers, NP designed a new locomotive with a massive firebox that had a 115 square foot grate area supported by a four wheel trailing truck. It was the first locomotive with a 4-8-4 wheel arrangement. ALCO delivered the first of 12 of these new locomotives in December of 1926, with the balance arriving early in 1927. In 1938, eight

Features:


  • NEW Paragon3 Sound & Operation System FEATURING ROLLING THUNDERTM with Authentic Sounds and Prototypical Operation in both DC and DCC environments

  • Factory Installed Engineer / Fireman Figures

  • Synchronized Puffing Smoke with each Chuff

  • Variable Puffing Smoke Intensity and Timing

  • Locomotive Composition: Brass body with Die Cast Chassis

  • Tender Composition: Brass body with Die Cast Chassis

  • Couplers: (2) Operating Kadee or Compatible

  • Compatible Tracks: Code 70, 83, 100 Rail

  • Equipped with Traction Tires

  • Minimum Operating Radius: 22 in or greater

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals, including Lead which is known to the State of California to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information, go to:www.p65warnings.ca.gov

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