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Blackstone Models HOn3 B310213S C-19 2-8-0 Consolidation, RGS Road #41 1930s Lettering (DCC and Tsunami Sound)

Blackstone Models HOn3 B310213S C-19 2-8-0 Consolidation, RGS Road #41 1930s Lettering (DCC and Tsunami Sound)
  • Manufacture: Blackstone Models
  • Category: Steam Locomotive
  • Number: B310213S
  • Scale: HOn3
  • Price: $399.99
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In 1877, the first steam locomotives with a 2-8-0 wheel arrangement arrived for service on the Denver and Rio Grande Railway. From the late 1860s forward, this new consolidation design had been utilized on small quantities of standard gauge locomotives built by Baldwin Locomotive Works. The early Baldwin designers were constantly seeking ways to enhance the power of their locomotives for the country's burgeoning railroads, and the 2-8-0 would mark another milestone towards this goal. The eight drive wheels and additional weight incorporated into the new design enhanced rail adhesion and pulling capacity for uses such as helper service, while meeting the challenges faced by steep territories requiring the utmost in road power. By 1876, more of the broad gauge roads (initially the Pennsylvania Railroad) began to widely accept the now proven 2-8-0 due to its ability to handle more tonnage within each train. Railroad accountants readily appreciated the savings on crew and locomotive requirements in moving a given amount of loaded railway cars, and Baldwin started advertising this design for its obvious benefits.


Blackstone Models RGS 41
P.N. B310213-S
Model Details:

    Round-Style Steam and Sand Domes
    Large Pyle Headlight
    Prototypical Straight-Side Tender
    Steel-Sheathed Cab Sides
    Two 9 ½” Single-Stage Air Compressors
    Road-Style Pilot
    Prototype-Specific Running Board Arrangement
    Large “41” on Tender Sides

All Tsunami sound-equipped models include:
16-bit sound processor
Individual volume adjustments
Built-in equalizer
Advanced motor control features
DC operation or NMRA DCC Command Control
Over 20 different sound effect including whistle, bell, airpumps, exhaust chuff, injector, dynamo, and more!

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