These are the hallmarks of the Union Pacific Railroads unique GTEL 8500 Horsepower Turbine locomotives. Often called Big Blows because of their deafening noise, they roamed the less populated landscape between Council Bluffs, IA and Ogden, UT. 30 three unit sets were built between 1958 and 1961 and all were retired by the early 1970s.
This model is DC/DCC Ready. Scale Trains coupler installed on the front and Kadee metal couplers between all units and at the end. Now features operating tri-color LED class lights.Printed and LED lighted number boards. H I dynamic brake housing configuration. Modified radiator with all-weather shutters. Detailed cab interior with separate control stand, floor, rear wall with water cooler, and seats.
Rubber water hoses between the A and B unit. Radiator mounted lost wax brass Leslie S-5T-R air horn. Motor with 5-pole skew wound armature.
I I dynamic brake housing configuration. Factory-applied air tank, brake cylinder, and control valve.Factory-applied multiple unit (MU) hoses. Photo-etched metal tender deck walkway. Operating rear tender LED light. Truck chains available separately (SXT80111). Standard Rivet Counter Locomotive Features. Factory-applied wire grab irons, coupler cut levers, windshield wipers, mirrors, multiple unit (MU) hoses, and trainline hoses.
Durable metal semi-scale Type E knuckle couplers. Printing and lettering legible under magnification.Operates on Code 70, 83, and 100 rail. Minimum radius: 18 without water connections attached.
Some sound and lighting functions are only operable using DCC. The item "Rivet Counter HO Scale Union Pacific GTEL 8500 Horsepower Big Blow Turbine" is in sale since Wednesday, February 12, 2020. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Model Railroads & Trains\HO Scale\Locomotives". The seller is "eddybugs" and is located in Carlsbad, California.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, France, Australia, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, South Korea, Belgium, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Mexico, New Zealand, Switzerland, Norway, Ukraine, Croatia, Bermuda, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Iceland, Jersey, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco.