Lionel 2331391 Pennsylvania Legacy I1 #4258 Big Book 2023 Limited Preorder

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This engine is available for PREORDER.  It will not arrive until AFTER the 4th Quarter of 2023.  Not eligible for any discounts.  To guarantee your order, please order by Monday, February 13, 2023.

The Pennsylvania's I1's had a look that matched their reputation for brute strength. Built in an era when most assumed the Decapod was a dead-end design, the Pennsy would build and order a total of nearly 600 of these beasts. Dubbed "Hippos" by crews for their enormous boilers and lumbering stride, the I1s were appreciated for their power, but not much else. Although rated for up to 50 mph running, smallerthan- adequate counterbalances gave a rough ride. Preferred service was at slower speeds. Although these locomotives were originally designed with the mountains in mind, it didn't take long for the Hippos to migrate to all corners of the vast system. As faster mainline power became available, the I's remained prime power for drag freights like coal and ore, helpers and even hump yard power in the larger yards. Out of 598 locomotives there are bound to be differences, even on the "Standard Railroad of the World." The most obvious variations on the 2-10-0s were in assigned tenders, which varied greatly in capacity depending on the locomotives' assigned roles. Several were assigned the largest "Coast-to-coast" tenders the Pennsylvania had. Other easily spotted changes occurred on the front end as locomotives were given the "modernization" treatment, which relocated headlights and generators. Dozens if not hundreds of I1s kept their earlier details to the end, however. New to the Lionel roster, the Pennsy's amazing I1 is now available for the first time with LEGACY and Bluetooth control, RailSounds and Whistle steam! We've produced two numbers each in four different combinations of early and modernized front ends paired with standard and long-haul tenders. Feel free to mix and match - the Pennsy often did. And it was not uncommon to see pairs of Hippos on both ends of a heavy train fighting the mountains. The I1 is simply a must have for any Pennsy fan. Get yours on order today!

 

 

  • LEGACY® Control System equipped – able to run in LEGACY® Control mode, in TrainMaster Command Control mode, or in Conventional mode with a standard transformer
  • Bluetooth® Control - Operate with Universal Remote or LionChief® App
  • Lionel Voice Control (LVC) - run your locomotive by speaking commands into your phone via LionChief® App
  • Odyssey® II Speed Control
  • IR Transmitter that works with LCS SensorTrack™
  • Road specific detailing
  • Whistle steam
  • Powerful maintenance-free motor with momentum flywheel
  • Wireless Tether™ connection between locomotive and tender
  • ElectroCoupler™ on rear of tender
  • Directional lighting including operating headlight and back-up light on rear of tender
  • Bicolor illuminated classification lights on the front of locomotive where applicable. Using a Legacy controller, change the color of the classification lights between white or green
  • Traction tires
  • Interior illumination in cab
  • Die-cast metal locomotive body, pilot, and trucks
  • Die-cast metal tender body and trucks
  • High level of separately applied metal details
  • Separately applied builder's plate
  • Synchronized fan-driven smoke unit
  • Adjustable smoke output
  • Authentically detailed cab interior
  • Cab "glass" windows
  • Engineer and fireman figures
  • LEGACY® RailSounds® sound system featuring:
  • CrewTalk™ dialog with different scenarios depending on whether the locomotive is in motion or stopped
  • TrainSounds that mimic operating dialog when the locomotive is in motion or stopped
  • Six official railroad speeds with CrewTalk dialog
  • DynaChuff™ synchronized with 32 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 - 5 different whistles to choose from for a more customized experience.
  • Single hit or continuous mechanical bell sounds - 5 levels of bell pitching for customized sounds
  • Sequence Control: plays the sound effects of an entire trip, including warning sounds and announcements, based on the movement and speed of the locomotive
  • Current speed and fuel dialog, coal or oil loading sound effects

 

      PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

      • Rail Line: Pennsylvania
      • Road Number: 4258
      • Gauge: O Gauge 

      • Power: Electric
      • Engine Type: Steam
      • Min Curve: O54
      • Dimensions: Length: Loco 13 1/4", Tender 13 3/4"
      • Most Recent Catalog: 2023 Big Book

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