Product Features and Details
Model: Diesel locomotive BR 65-DE-19-A of the USATC, epoch II, with sound New for 2021: The model of the 62-DE-19A with sound will be available for system themes from the USA and Europe. In terms of quality, the route taken by the latest PIKO mold innovations is consistently continued: three-dimensional engravings, filigree mold construction, state-of-the-art technology. The impression of the model is rounded off by painting and printing in the usual high PIKO quality. The proven PIKO motor in combination with large, precisely dimensioned flywheels ensures excellent running properties. In order to guarantee high tractive forces, the model has two traction tires, which are arranged diagonally on the axles running on the inside of both bogies. The PIKO 65-DE-14 has a tidy circuit board with a PluX22 interface.
Prototype: The Whitcomb 65-Ton Diesel loco (also known as the 65-DE-19A) is a unique and detailed loco that actually helped win WWII. The Whitcomb 65-Ton Diesel Locos were built in America to fit the tight clearances of European railroads. After the US Army Transportation Corps was done with them, some even returned to serve on railroads and industrial short lines all across America.