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N P3 4-6-2 Lt.Pacific Steam Loco CP #2318 DC/DCC Sound

SKU: BLI6251 Category:
Scale: 1/160Discontinued
MSRP: $349.99Minimum Quantity: 1

the first time in N scale, BLI is bringing out the USRA Light and Heavy
4-6-2 steam locomotives, commonly called Light Pacifics and Heavy
Pacifics!   There were 20 original Heavy Pacifics
built in 1919 for the USRA program, and all 20 went to Erie
Railroad.  From 1923, numerous copies were built, and many
railroads operated similar locomotives.  There were 81
original Light Pacifics built in 1919, and these were delivered to ACL,
B&O, GTW, M&O (GM&O), and
L&N.  Subsequently, each of these railroads built
copies, and several other railroads operated locomotives with similar
dimensions and equipment.  The Light Pacifics were limited to
54,000 lbs load per axle, versus 60,000 for the Heavy Pacifics, and
this allowed the Light Pacifics to run on most main lines. 

Heavy and Light models follow the original designs
closely.   Railroad specific variations are not
modeled on these locomotives.  Many of the Pacifics used the
same 10,000 gallon tender as the USRA Mikados, and our models uses this
10,000 gallon tender. 
In this production run, we will offer two locomotive numbers for each
prototypical railroad.   We are also building models
of several similar 4-6-2 Pacifics in attractive paint schemes, and we
will build one Christmas-themed engine painted in red, green, and
gold.  Additionally, we will offer one unlettered Heavy
Pacific and one unlettered Light Pacific.   Both are
painted black, with graphite firebox and smokebox, and are ready to be
decorated and run on any railroad you


Industry-Leading Features

Product Information:

  • Paragon3 Sound &
    Operation System FEATURING 
  • Authentic Sounds and Prototypical
    Operation in both DC and DCC environments
  • 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
  • Premium Caliber Painting
    with Authentic Paint Schemes
  • Prototypical Light
    Operation with Golden White LED Headlight


  • Die Cast Boiler Body
    with Die Cast chassis for Maximum Tractive Effort
  • Traction Tires for
    Additional Tractive Effort
  • (2) Operating
    MicroTrains-compatible Couplers
  • Operating Headlight
  • Separately Applied
    Handrails, Ladders, Whistle, and Brass Bell
  • Will Operate on Code 55,
    70, and 80 Rail
  • Recommended Minimum
    Radius: 9.75 inches


Paragon3 Sound &
Control System 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
  • High Resolution Audio
  • Quillable Whistle for
    various whistle lengths and patterns
  • Choice of 3 selectable Whistles
  • Alternate Whistle / Horn
    where applicable for locomotive with air horn and steam whistle – both
    the main whistle and alternate can be easily played
  • Adjustable bell ringing interval
    for faster or slower bell
  • Numerous user-mappable
    functions with available keys
  • Johnson Bar or Power Reverse Sound
    at Direction Change
  • Multiple Realistic Passenger and Crew
    play on command
  • Simple Programming with
    Integral DCC Decoder
  • Fully Compatible with JMRI
    Decoder Pro
  • 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 times.
  • Chuff sound
    intensity varies with load
  • Individually adjustable sound volumes
    for most effects

**Specifications on this
page subject to change.