The New York Central commissioned famed industrial designer Henry Dreyfuss to sculpt the streamlined shape for the ten J3 Hudson locomotives slated to pull the 20th Century Limited train. June 15 1938 marked the inaugural run from New York to Chicago in just 16 hours. 70 years later Broadway Limited Imports celebrates the pinnacle of the streamlined era with this spectacular HO recreation. Industry-leading Model Features NYC Dreyfuss Hudson Model Information Paragon3 Sound & Control System featuring ROLLING THUNDER Synchronized Puffing Smoke with Chuff Sound Variable Puffing Smoke Intensity and timing Integral DCC Decoder with Back EMF for Industry Best Slow Speed Operation in DC and DCC Precision Drive Mechanism engineered for continuous heavy load towing and smooth slow speed operation 5-Pole Can Motor with Skew Wound Armature Premium Caliber Painting with Authentic Paint Schemes Prototypical Light Operation with Golden White LED Headlight Rear Light Brass Caliber Detail at a Plastic Price Brass locomotive and tender body w/ die cast chassis Metal Kadee-compatible Couplers (2) All-Driver and All-Wheel Electrical Pick-up except for pilot trucks/trailing trucks Separately Applied Handrails Ladders Whistle and Brass Bell Equipped with traction tires for increased pulling power Engineer and Fireman figures installed Will Operate on Code 70 83 and 100 rail Recommended Minimum Radius 18 inches Accurate prototypical sounds for the NYC J3a Hudson Paragon3 Sound & Control System Features ROLLING THUNDER™ Unmatched frequency response as low as 20 Hz when paired with Rolling Thunder™ subwoofer kit 8 simultaneously playable audio channels Improved motor control in DC & DCC Motor short circuit protection Works with NMRA standard DCC controllers Automatic dual mode works with DC power packs or DCC systems Two selectable bells Three playable whistles with variable endings One long non-looped whistle One alternate whistle for locomotives with a second horn Quillable whistle with Digitrax DT400 or NCE Pro Cab throttles 4x expanded autopilot storage vs Paragon2 Expanded Startup and Shutdown sequences 64MB sound memory Smoke temperature safety cutoff 2 watt audio output 90 db signal to noise ratio 24 individual sounds with separate volume control Adjustable bell ringing interval for faster or slower bell Numerous user-mappable functions with available keys Johnson Bar Sound at Direction Change Multiple realistic passenger and crew sounds play on command Grade Crossing Automatic Signal Automatic Forward / Reverse Signal - When activated stopping triggers and stop whistle toot. When moving forward from a stopped position toots twice. When moving in reverse. toots three times. Chuff sound intensity varies with load EZ Reset Button for quick return to factory default settings **Specifications on this page subject to change.