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HO Centipede Diesel SAL #4500/Citrus Scheme/DCC

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UPC Code: 836563025088
Scale: 1/87In Stock: Yes
MSRP: $329.99Minimum Quantity: 1
 

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Baldwin produced the famous “Centipede” diesel
locomotives during 1945-48, and sold them to three railroads (SAL, NdM,
and PRR).  The Centipedes were very large, 91 1/2 feet long,
for single units as operated on SAL and NdM, and 183 feet long for
semi-permanently coupled pairs as operated on the PRR.  Each
unit contained two 1500 horsepower diesel motors, so a pair contained
four motors and totaled 6000 horsepower.  Centipedes were
heavy, totaling 1,200,000 pounds (1.2 million) for a pair, with more
than 800,000 of those pounds carried by the 16 drivers.  (Some
content excerpted from the WWW). These spectacular diesel locomotives
are a MUST-HAVE for an Pennsy diesel modeler as well as anyone who
wants to showcase unique, premium quality on his layout. 
Don’t miss these limited run diesel gems.  Preorder today.

FEATURES

NEW Paragon3 Sound &
Operation System FEATURING ROLLING THUNDERTM
with Authentic Sounds and Prototypical Operation in both DC and DCC
environments
– Factory Installed Engineer / Fireman Figures
Locomotive Composition: ABS Body with Die Cast
Chassis
Couplers: (2) Operating Kadee or Compatible
Compatible Tracks: Code 70, 83, 100 Rail
– Minimum Operating Radius: 22 in or greater

Description

Baldwin produced the famous “Centipede” diesel
locomotives during 1945-48, and sold them to three railroads (SAL, NdM,
and PRR).  The Centipedes were very large, 91 1/2 feet long,
for single units as operated on SAL and NdM, and 183 feet long for
semi-permanently coupled pairs as operated on the PRR.  Each
unit contained two 1500 horsepower diesel motors, so a pair contained
four motors and totaled 6000 horsepower.  Centipedes were
heavy, totaling 1,200,000 pounds (1.2 million) for a pair, with more
than 800,000 of those pounds carried by the 16 drivers.  (Some
content excerpted from the WWW). These spectacular diesel locomotives
are a MUST-HAVE for an Pennsy diesel modeler as well as anyone who
wants to showcase unique, premium quality on his layout. 
Don’t miss these limited run diesel gems.  Preorder today.

FEATURES

NEW Paragon3 Sound &
Operation System FEATURING ROLLING THUNDERTM
with Authentic Sounds and Prototypical Operation in both DC and DCC
environments
– Factory Installed Engineer / Fireman Figures
Locomotive Composition: ABS Body with Die Cast
Chassis
Couplers: (2) Operating Kadee or Compatible
Compatible Tracks: Code 70, 83, 100 Rail
– Minimum Operating Radius: 22 in or greater