Product Features and Details
Model: The Gutzold 59050 steam locomotive 03 0078-0 is a richly detailed model with an oil tender in era IV. Model is finished in a silk-mat painting and flawless lettering. The model includes several details such as pumps, steam pipes, sand pipes, handles, and containers that are assembled manually. This model would be great for any layout. The manufacturer offers several versions of this model so add one to your collection today.
Prototype: The BR 03 was delivered as a 3 cylinder streamlined locomotive by Borsig-Lokomotiv-Werke on Novemeber 7th, 1940. This class was designed for express trains with a maximum speed of 140km/h. The locomotive was based in Grunewald, Breslau and Leipzig. After 1945 it was owned by Deutsche Reichsbahn. The BR 03.10 locomotives, owned by DR, were refurbished at RAW Meiningen because of damages at the boiler in 1959. These locomotives were used for the heavy express train services between Berlin and Stralsund.