K3670-1426TC   Boston & Albany Scale Berkshire w/RailSounds & TMCC  
MSRP:  $899.95  ea. KCC Member Price: $809.96

In 1924 the Lima Locomotive Works presented a new steam engine with a wheel arrangement of 2-8-4. This new engine ran on 63' drivers and the firebox rode on an articulated 4-wheel truck. This provided greater space for air circulation, thereby creating more power. It could cruise at 55 miles per hour and greatly reduced the need for helper engines. The new loco became so identified with two New England competitors, Boston & Maine and Boston & Albany, that it was named for the Berkshire Mountains in Massachusetts.

The K-LINE Scale Model of the Berkshire is available in two versions, each based on those original New England purchasers of the engines. The Boston & Maine loco, and other engines like it, featured a coffin feedwater heater that covered the front of the engine like a sun shade. The other version, owned by Boston & Albany, later part of New York Central, had the more common Elesco feedwater heater. These are two of the prototypical details accurately reproduced that distinguish this engine from others. The superior operation of these steamers is something to behold. Equipped with the TrainMaster Command Control remote operation system and RailSounds digital sound system, this engine is up for the challenge of any layout.

Catalog: 2005 1st Edition
Release Date: Fall 05

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On October 30, 2014 08:39 PM, Louis wrote:

where can I get parts I have one of these and it needs a motor and maybe a board. Thanks