The massive boiler and totally open, angular cylinder block with its inboard mounted lanterns are the trademarks of these powerful class 42 steam locomotives.
Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 042 steam freight locomotive with a new design high-performance boiler and a type 2´2´T34 oil tender. The locomotive looks as it did in Era IV.
Model: The locomotive is finely detailed construction with a high-performance boiler (new design). The locomotive body is constructed of metal and has inset cab windows along with correct modeling of the details (smoke stack, cab, vents, etc.). The sanding pipes, imitations of brakes, inductive magnet on both sides, track clearance devices, and other details on the underside of the locomotive are modelled. The valve gear and drive/side rods are finely detailed and fully functional. The locomotive has a motor with a bell-shaped armature. All four driving axles are powered. Warm white LEDs are used for the headlights. The tender has spoked wheels.Total length over the buffers approximately 112 mm / 4-3/8.The minimum radius for operation is 195 mm / 7-11/16.
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