This locomotive shows no signs of use. The tender coal load has not been unwrapped. It was bought for the purpose of display. Highly Detailed die-cast metal construction "Real" coal load.
Operating smoke stack and booster exhaust light Illuminated marker lights. Working drop coupler (front) Operating coupler lift bar. Die-casy spoked drivers with stainless still rims Separately cast metal parts including water scoop and. Die-cast metal sprung booster truck sound will be "sound ready" for easy installation. Drawbar between locomotive and tender.Separately casy metal detail parts. Brass bell and brass whistle. Detailed builders plate Overall length of locomotive and Tender 40-1/2. Wooden collectors box Track diameter: 8 foot minimum.
The New York Central 4-6-4 Hudson was the most famous class of locomotive in the world. In the mid-1920's , the. NYC Railroad required heavier, more modern locomotives to haul it's prestigious passenger trains.
"Hudson" was developed and 275 were built for the New York Central Railroad. Sixteen to eighteen car pullman trains at speeds up tp 94 miles per hour. All Hudsons in the first order received the classification J1 with a letter to reflect production changes.
Represented here represents the J1e number 5343 which was often referred to as "The most famous of the most famous". Because of her roller bearings and the different body styles she wore over her lifetime. In the summer of 1934, the. 5343 was fitted with the first sheet metal shroud in America.The design was developed by the Case School. Of Applied Science" in Cleveland, and the "Commodore Vanderbilt was was painted gunmetal gray with aluminum. Later in 1938, the shroud was again changed. This time the 5343 wore the Henry Dreyfuss styled. Through her entire life she was always something in beetween, always tinkered with, always streamlined. The accurate reproduction od this locomotive in its original body style by USA Trains will allow the modeler to have an. Authentic NYC J1e Hudson running among the other locomotives on his/her railroad.
This model is very heavy. The wooden carrying case helps with transportation. The item "New York Central, J1e Hudson, USA Trains, 1/29 Scale, Die-Cast Metal, Road #5343" is in sale since Sunday, February 16, 2020. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Model Railroads & Trains\G Scale\Locomotives".
The seller is "sockerman" and is located in Veneta, Oregon. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.