Product Features and Details
Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 78 (former Prussian class T18) steam tank locomotive. Version with three boiler domes (D-D-S), and a rectangular sand dome. Riveted water tanks, cab roof with a rectangular top part, triple headlights with DB Reflex glass lamps. Road number 78 516. Based in Essen. The locomotive looks as it did around 1965.
Model: The locomotive has a 21-pin digital interface connector. It has controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, mounted in the boiler. 3 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive is constructed mostly of metal. A 72270 smoke generator can be installed in the locomotive. The triple headlights change over with the direction of travel. They and the smoke generator contact will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. Maintenance-free warm white LEDs are used for the lighting. The locomotive has numerous separately applied grab irons and piping. The minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16". Protective piston rod sleeves and brake hoses are included.
Length over the buffers approximately 17 cm / 6-11/16".
- Completely new tooling.
- Especially intricate metal construction.
- Many separately applied details.
- 21-pin digital interface connector included.
- A 72270 smoke generator can be installed.