Item 6-48182

VIRGINIAN 2-8-8-2 AMERICAN FLYER

 

Current Price is $759.95
Scale 2-8-8-2 Steam Locomotive The massive 2-8-8-2 locomotives were designed for hauling coal and freight up steep grades, and the N & W kept its fleet in top performing condition at its Roanoke Shops. These locomotives were fed a steady diet of hard work on challenging terrain until the Federal Government ordered Norfolk and Western to sell some of them to other railroads that were experiencing locomotive shortages due to t he war effort.
  • Features
  • LEGACY Control Systemequipped - able to run in LEGACY Control mode, Trainmaster Command Control mode or in Conventional mode with a standard transformer
  • AF Speed Control with On/Off switch lets your locomotive operate smoothly and consistently over grades and through curves
  • LEGACY RailSounds sound system featuring:
  • CrewTalk dialog and TowerCom announcements, each with different scenarios depending on whether the locomotive is in motion or stopped
  • Six official preset speeds with CrewTalk dialog
  • DynaChuff synchronized chuffing that shifts through 15 levels of intensity as the locomotive gains speed
  • LEGACY 'Real-Time Quilling Whistle' control with instant response for realistic signature 'quilling' and correctly timed warning signals
  • Single hit or continuous mechanical bell sounds
  • Independently adjustable volume control
  • All-new Scale tooling
  • Wireless Tether connection between locomotive and tender
  • Two powerful motors with momentum flywheel
  • ElectroCoupler on rear of tender
  • Operating headlight and classification lights
  • Directional lighting, including backup light on rear of tender
  • Illuminated number boards
  • Interior illumination in cab
  • Die-cast metal locomotive body, frame, and trucks
  • Traction tires
  • Opening hatches
  • Synchronized fan-driven smoke unit
  • Separately applied metal details
  • Separately applied builder's plates
  • Cab window glass
  • Variable ashpan glow
  • Flickering firebox
  • Engineer and fireman figures
  • Die-cast metal tender body and trucks
  • "Doghouse"-style tender
  • Prototypical road-specific details
  • Road Number: 2009
  • Gauge: S Scale
  • Dimensions: Length: Approx. 21.5 inches
  • RailLine: Virginian
  • Minimum Curve: 36 inches dia.
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