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HO HY NYC 4-6-4 Dreyfuss Hudson Steam Loco Unlttrd. Brass Pa

SKU: BLI6826 Category:
Scale: 1/87Discontinued
MSRP: $749.99Minimum Quantity: 1

New York Central commissioned famed industrial designer Henry Dreyfuss
to sculpt the streamlined shape for the ten J3 Hudson locomotives
slated to pull the 20th Century Limited train.  June 15, 1938
marked the inaugural run from New York to Chicago in just 16
hours.  70 years later, Broadway Limited Imports celebrates
the pinnacle of the streamlined era with this spectacular HO


Industry-leading Model Features

NYC Dreyfuss Hudson Model


    Paragon4 Sound & Control System
  • Synchronized
    Puffing Smoke with Chuff Sound
  • Variable
    Puffing Smoke Intensity and timing
  • 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
  • 5-Pole
    Can Motor with Skew Wound Armature
  • Premium
    Caliber Painting with Authentic Paint Schemes
  • Prototypical
    Light Operation with Golden White LED Headlight, Rear Light
  • Brass
    Caliber Detail at a Plastic Price


  • Brass
    locomotive and tender body w/ die cast chassis
  • Metal
    Kadee-compatible Couplers (2)
  • All-Driver
    and All-Wheel Electrical Pick-up except for pilot trucks/trailing trucks
  • Separately
    Applied Handrails, Ladders, Whistle, and Brass Bell
  • Engineer
    and Fireman figures installed
  • Will
    Operate on Code 70, 83, and 100 rail
  • Recommended
    Minimum Radius: 18 inches
  • Accurate
    prototypical sounds for the NYC J3a Hudson


Broadway Limited Imports is proud to introduce
Paragon4: The new benchmark for premium HO sound-equipped locomotives.
These DC and DCC-Sound equipped locomotives feature the ALL-NEW
Paragon4 sound and control system. Each Paragon4 locomotive comes with
BLI’s own integral DCC Decoder factory installed.  Paragon4
locomotives offer Dual Mode DC and DCC operation with superb back EMF
motor control, improved DC motor control, built-in capacitor pack for
more reliable electrical pick-up, industry best on-board sound with
Rolling Thunder functionality, Pro Lighting Mode for prototypical light
control, Switcher model for precise low speed control, recordable DCC
operation for automated playback, and the same excellent detail level
as Broadway Limited’s Paragon3 Series models. 

Paragon4 Sound
& Control System

  • Operates in DC & DCC
    with improved DC speed control (use DCMaster for DC Sound)

  • Built-In capacitor pack to
    navigate imperfect track

  • Capacitor Pack automatically disabled
    on program track for full compatibility with JMRI Decoder Pro

  • Pro Lighting Mode offers
    individual control of all lights on model

  • Switcher Mode for precise
    low speed control.

  • 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 Horns

  • 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 Sound at
    Direction Change

  • Multiple realistic passenger and crew
    sounds play on command

  • Grade Crossing
    Automatic Signal

  • 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 each effect

  • EZ Reset Button for quick
    return to factory default settings