Z Scale "California Zephyr" Train Set - Marklin #8189
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This is an excellent condition Marklin Z Scale "California Zephyr" Commemorative Train Set (Item #8189). This set includes an F 7 Diesel Locomotive of the Burlington Route, four streamlined passenger car models of the "California Zephyr" in a genuine silver plated edition. This is a limited edition set numbered 1776, and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. Set includes information booklet, certificate & instructions.F7 Locomotive #337 a Baggage car "Silver Buffalo" a Vista Dome car " Silver Lodge" a diner "Silver Diner" and an Observation car "Silver Horizon"
Prior to the formation of Amtrak, the California Zephyr (the CZ, or "Silver Lady") was a passenger train operated jointly by the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad (CB&Q), Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad (D&RGW) and Western Pacific Railroad (WP). The CB&Q, D&RGW and WP christened "The most talked about train in America" on March 19,1949 with the first departure to happen the following day. It was purposely scheduled so that the train passed through the most spectacular scenery in the daylight.This set is being sold for a third-party; therefore, returns are not accepted on this item
This structure is part of the Hood Collection .A great addition for any "Z" scale enthusiast! Makes a wonderful ... read more