Northern Pacific LEGACY 2-8-8-2 #4501
Back after a long hiatus from thecatalog and with new road name anddetail variations, the LEGACY 2-8-8-2is one of the finest models Lionel hasever produced in S Scale. Stunninglydetailed from pilot to tender, theselocomotives give you the look andpower of a big locomotive but arestill operable on tight curves andsmall layouts. And now we’ve madeit even better, adding our popularwhistle steam feature to American Flyerfor the first time!Based on the USRA standard 2-8-8-2 design, which was itself largelyderived from the Norfolk & Western’sY-3, these locomotives saw serviceon railroads across the country, somesecond-handedly in later years. Wellsuited to heavy drag hauls in themountains, the 2-8-8-2s could beseen in other roles and environmentsas well.Many of the road names offered inthis release are based on the earlyUSRA designs, including the distinctiveand smaller USRA tender.
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- Legacy Control
- Legacy Railsounds
- Whistle Steam
- Directional LED headlight
- Classification lights
- Firebox flicker and ashpan glow
- Cab light
- Die-cast tender and locomotive body
- Fan-driven smoke