Lionel 2431740 Seaboard Legacy 4-4-2 #850 BTO Preorder 2024 V1 Limited O SCALE

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Orders are due February 14, 2024.  Call or email to place a deposit.   Arriving 3rd Qtr 2024. 

 

Speed was at the heart of the design for the Milwaukee Road's A class. The four streamlined Atlantics were among the largest and last of the type built in North America. Unlike previous locomotives which had been given a streamlined appearance after construction, the A's were the first locomotives designed and delivered this way - and they kept the look all the way to the end in 1951. Expected to surpass 100mph in service every day, engineers' focus on speed started well below the beautiful lines seen by the public. Even after larger streamlined locomotives came to the roster, the A's remained in high-speed service their entire lives. Introduced in 1935 alongside new Hiawatha streamlined passenger trains, the A's streamlining remained remarkably intact over the next two decades. Primarily used between the Twin Cities and Chicago, in later years the A's handled Hiawatha's to other points as well. The trains were able to compete successfully alongside competing roads' diesel-powered streamliners in speed, service, and profitability. The Hiawatha has been long-absent from the Lionel catalog. Back for the first time in over 15 years, the A's return with Bluetooth and Whistle Steam for the first time! Prototypical versions are offered in as-delivered (1935, #1), c. 1937-47 (#2) and later (c. 1947-51 #4) Milwaukee Road variations. Our post-1947 version includes a working Mars Light on the nose. What-if fantasy schemes are also available for the C&NW, Seaboard and Union Pacific. Just like the prototype, these models will go fast! Make sure you preorder with your dealer for guaranteed delivery.

 

  • 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™
  • 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: Seaboard
  • Road Number: 850
  • Gauge: O Gauge 

  • Power: Electric
  • Engine Type: Steam
  • Min Curve: O54
  • Dimensions: Length: 22 1/8"
  • Most Recent Catalog: 2024 Volume 1 Catalog

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