MTH Railking Pennsylvania K-4 4-6-2 Protosound 2.0 LNIB

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 17, 2009
  • Channel: Auction House

Up for auction an MTH Railking Pennsylvania PRR K-4s 4-6-2 Steam Locomotive, test run, in box. Item number 30-1162-1.

30-1162-1
Pennsylvania
RailKing
AW -2000 Volume 2 - RailKing

4-6-2 K-4s Pacific Steam Engine w/Proto-Sound 2.0 - PRR Cab # 3761

This highly detailed and colorful, Pennsylvania K-4 includes: die cast boiler and tender body, die cast metal chassis, colorful paint schemes, metal wheels and axles, constant voltage headlight, die cast truck sides, precision flywheel equipped motor, remote controlled proto coupler, metal handrails and decorative bell, decorative metal whistle, operating proto smoke system, protosound 2.0 with the digital command system featuring Proto Effects, measures 24 X 2½ X 3½ inches and operates on 031 curves. Box and instructions are included.

The Pennsylvania Railroad 's K4s 4-6-2 "Pacific" (425 built 1914–1928, PRR Altoona, Baldwin ) was their premier passenger-hauling steam locomotive from 1914 through the end of steam on the PRR in 1957.

Attempts were made to replace the K4s, including the K5 and the T1 duplex locomotive , but none were really successful, and the K4s hauled the vast majority of express passenger trains until replaced by diesel locomotives . The K4s was not powerful enough for the weight of trains it was often called upon to haul from
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