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N P3 Alco PA Diesel Erie #861/blk&yel

SKU: BLI3386 Category:
UPC Code: 836563033861
Scale: 1/160Discontinued
MSRP: $229.99Minimum Quantity: 1

The American Locomotive Company introduced the PA1 locomotive in 1946
to compete with EMD’s successful “E” Series passenger
diesels.  The first PA1 celebrated Alco’s 75,000th loco to
roll out of the erecting shop.  This attractive 2000HP loco
was their high-speed passenger diesel.  Having more horsepower
than their leading competitor, Alco felt that they had a fleet-ready
competitive product.  PA1’s were sleek, stylish, powerful, and
were very well suited for America’s passenger and fast freight
trains.  Additionally, their 65’8″ bodies became excellent
billboard advertising for the railroads that they served with pride.


of the Models:


    Paragon2 Sound & Control System

  • Integral DCC Decoder with Back EMF for Industry
    Best Slow Speed Operation in DC and DCC
  • Precision
    Drive Mechanism engineered for continuous heavy load towing and smooth
    slow speed operation
  • Motor Type: 5-Pole Can with Skewed Armature
    & Dual Fly Wheels
  • Premium
    Caliber Painting with Authentic Paint Schemes
  • Prototypical
    Light Operation with Golden White LED Headlight
  • Beautifully
    Detailed, Accurately Modeled Locomotive
  • Separately Applied
    Details such as grab irons, steps, and ladders
  • Operating Sprung
  • Constant Intensity
    Directional Lighting
  • Traction Tire-Equipped for Maximum Traction
  • Locomotive Composition: ABS with Die Cast Chassis
  • A-Unit Length: 5.1″
  • B-Unit Length: 4.9″
  • A-Unit Weight (Powered): 4 oz
  • Couplers: (2) Micro Trains #1015
  • Recommended Minimum Radius: 9.75″



Industry-Leading SOUND Features:

  • Operates
    in DC & DCC
    (use DCMaster for DC Sound)
  • Record
    & Play Operation
    – Records and plays back sounds and
    movements once or repeatedly for automatic operation
  • 16-bit
    Sample Rate
    for exceptional high frequency sound clarity
  • Playback
    for multiple whistle lengths and patterns
  • Choice
    of 3 selectable Whistles / Horns
  • Alternate
    Whistle / Horn
    where applicable for locomotive with air horn
    and steam whistle – both the main whistle and alternate can be easily
  • Adjustable
    bell ringing interval
    for faster or slower bell
  • Numerous
    functions with available keys
  • Johnson
    Bar Sound
    at Direction Change (Steam Only)
  • Passenger
    Station Ambient Sounds
    – Controlled with Function Key
  • Freight
    Yard Ambient Sounds
    – Controlled with Function Key
  • Lumber
    Yard Ambient Sounds
    – Controlled with Function Key
  • Farm
    Ambient Sounds
    – Controlled with Function Key
  • Crew
    Radio Communications
    – Controlled with Function Key
  • Maintenance
    Yard Ambient Sounds
    – Controlled with Function Key
  • Demo
    for display and demonstrations
  • Grade
    Crossing Automatic Signal
  • 8
    Diesel Motor Revs
    (Diesel Only)
  • Simple
    with Integral DCC Decoder
  • Automatic
    Forward / Reverse Signal
    – When activated, stopping triggers
    and stop whistle toot.  When moving forward from a stopped
    position, toots twice.  When moving in reverse. toots three
  • Engine
    sound intensity varies with load
  • Individually
    adjustable sound volumes
    for each effect
  • EZ
    Reset Button
    for quick return to factory default settings