Rapido 23010 HO Alco PA1 - Standard DC Denver & Rio Grande Western 601C

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Scale HO
Number 23010
Manufacturer Rapido

The Rapido Trains HO Scale Alco PA series diesels are based on what many believe to be one the most attractive diesel locomotives ever produced. The PA locomotives were built by a partnership of American Locomotive and General Electric between 1946 and 1953. They offered two models, the PA-1 initially followed by the PA-2. Both were powered by Alco's 16-cylinder 244 diesel engine generating 2,000 HP in the PA-1 and 2,250 in the PA-2. The PA locomotives were designed to compete with General Motors EMD E-units in the passenger locomotive market.
Available in single PA1 or PA2 A units or as PA-PB sets, these units are perfect for powering your railroad's passenger trains. Rapido Alco PA series locomotives (both PA and PB diesels) feature completely accurate contours and road-specific details. Carbody contours have been generated using a 3-D laser scan of Doyle McCormack's preserved unit. Other features include roadname-specific details, directional headlights, operating Gyralite, lighted control stands, cab details and lighted numberboards. The smooth-running drive features flywheels and the model comes equipped with Macdonald-Cartier knuckle couplers compatible with all magnetic knuckle couplers. Alco PA series standard DC locomotives are DCC ready and equipped with a 21-pin decoder interface for easy conversion to DCC when you're ready.

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Item # 23010
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Scale HO
Roadnumber May Vary No
Trains Diesel Locomotives
Engine Style PA - PB
Engine Electronics DCC Ready
Road Name Rio Grande - Denver Rio Grande - DRGW