Märklin H0 - 37990- Steam locomotive "Big boy" with 7-axle tender, series 4000 of the Union Pacific.
With original packaging (wooden case) and the booklet.
Running number: 4015
American steam locomotive Big Boy of the Union Pacific Railroad with running number 4015
Tested on all functions
The locomotive has the following characteristics:
Controlled high-efficiency propulsion and sound generator
Steam locomotive with articulated drivetrain for good running qualities in curves
8 powered axles and 4 traction tyres
Contact for a smoke generator.
With 2 already built-in smoke generators.
Equipped with an articulated chassis that enables this locomotive to negotiate sharp curves.
Figures of the train driver and stoker for the cab are included in sealed bag
Includes the following sounds: steam locomotive driving sound and whistle
Acceleration/deceleration delay is switchable
Front signals, tender and number boxes illuminated with maintenance-free LEDs.
The length between the buffers is: 46.5 cm
The locomotive is in mint condition.
Has hardly ever been used on the model railway, please see the (gear) wheels and pick-up shoe.
Presentation shelf is included
Please see the 104 photos of this very heavy and beautiful locomotive.
Mainline history: The steam locomotives of the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) Building Series 4000, better known as "Big Boy", are one of the largest and most powerful steam locomotives in the world. The locomotives were mainly used for pulling freight trains across the Rocky Mountains. The locomotives have a wheel arrangement (2'D)D2' (Whyte-Notation: 4-8-8-4) and are able to reach a maximum speed of 130 km/h. The "Big Boy" locomotives were deployed in the period 1941-1957 for the pulling of freight trains. In 1959 the last locomotive of this series was put aside. Up to 1962 4 locomotives were kept in business as a reserve.
- No. of items
- Steam locomotive with tender
- Railroad company
- Union Pacific Railroad
- Catalogue Number
- Power supply
- AC - Alternating current
- Digital, Sound
- With original wooden box
- Additional information
- Series 4000, "Big boy", with 2 smoke generators