WalthersProto® Milwaukee Road Twin Cities Hiawatha 1956+ "The Cannonball" - HO Scale
Item #: 74471
Super Buy Price! $374.95
WalthersProto® Milwaukee Road Twin Cities Hiawatha 1956+ "The Cannonball" - Yellow & Gray - HO Scale
While the Hiawatha fleet was well known throughout its home state, perhaps no other Milwaukee Road local was more popular with Wisconsinites than trains 12/23, affectionately known as "The Cannonball." A favorite with commuters from the 1880s to 1972, it served as both a rolling social club, and a great alternative to driving the ever-busier highways between Watertown and Milwaukee.
Bring all the color and romance of travel by train to your HO Scale layout or collection with these limited-run Deluxe Edition consists. Each replica in the series comes fully assembled with all the features that define WalthersProto® models, plus Preiser passengers and crew figures throughout the train; factory installed LED interior lighting, and factory-printed names or numbers as appropriate. Sold only as a complete set, each unique car arrives in the same month as the standard model. Only 300 of each set is produced, and past releases have sold out in a matter of hours. Reserve yours today.
Based on the yellow and gray equipment assigned from 1956 to 1972, this three-car set features:
Over 50 factory-installed Preiser figures Silver trucks Disc brakes as appropriate Notched side sills Fixed car steps Later-style ends, w/lift rings and different diaphragms And includes one each: 85' Milwaukee Road 52-Seat Coach #508 85' Milwaukee Road Tap Lounge #173 85' Milwaukee Road 52-Seat Coach #545 PLEASE NOTE: As these cars are the correct prototype length and feature a full underbody to match the prototypes, a minimum 24" radius is recommended.