MTH 30-2342-1 Union Pacific E3 Diesel Engine AA Set PS2
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Sold Date: 05/08/2011
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
Here we have an mth railkinf e3 aa diesel set roadnamed for the union pacific city of los angeles paint scheme, the e8's were not manufactured many times in o scale so for the ones who bought them when available rarely let them go because of their sleek look. This is really a great looking set loaded with some great features, the railking scale will allow you to run these beauties on any size layout. Engine looks to have no use, maybe test run if anything, they are flawless, come sin original box with instructions. I also have the matching b unit is a seperate no reserve auctions and will combine shipping on this set.E-3 AA Diesel Engine Set w/Proto-Sound 2.0 -
For many railfans, EMD's E-Series symbolizes all that was right about the golden age of passenger service. In the middle of the Great Depression, General Motors asked its Detroit stylists to design a sleek streamlined engine to head up consists of the lightweight passenger cars that had become fashionable. And because diesels did not have the pulling power of steam engines, these new units needed to be equipped to run in multi-unit lash-ups when more horsepower was needed to pull a long train. In addition to their modern appearance and multiple-unit capabilities, the E-series engines were also safer for the cab crew than the earlier box cabs, which put too little protection between the enginemen and any foreign object that might appear on the track.
Now you can enjoy watching these landmark engines streak by at the head of a glamorous passenger train, in the colorful markings of the Central of Georgia, Chicago NorthWestern, New York Central, Southern and Union Pacific railroads.
Add a B-unit for the Classic ABA configuration!
Did You Know?
EMD's hugely successful and long-lived 567 engine was first used in the E-3. The 567 raised the engine's rating to 2000 horsepower instead of the 1800 horses that gave the original E-units their name, but the series kept the "E" designation as long as they were in production.
Features - Intricately Detailed ABS Body
- Metal Wheels and Axles
- Colorful Paint Scheme
- Die-Cast Truck Sides
- Metal Handrails
- Metal Chassis - Proto-Sound 2.0 With The Digital Command System Featuring:- Passenger Station Proto-Effects - Unit Measures:24 1/2" x 2 1/2" x 3 5/8" - Operates On O-31 Curves
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