Walthers N Scale 920-75118 ALCO RS-2 Diesel Locomotive UP #1295 (DCC Ready)

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Walthers N Scale 920-75118 ALCO RS-2 Diesel Loco

  • Walthers N Scale 920-75118 ALCO RS-2 Diesel Locomotive UP #1295 (DCC Ready)

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    MSRP: Discontinued Item

    Item Details
    Walthers N 920-75118 ALCO RS-2 Diesel Locomotive (DCC Ready) - UP # 1295
    Union Pacific #1295 (Armour Yellow, gray)
    Walthers Part # 920-75118
    N scale, sold out at Walthers and at most other Retailers

    Vintage Diesels are Perfect for 1940s to 1970s Layouts

    * All-New Model

    * DCC-Friendly Mechanism w/Clip-Fit Circuit Board

    * Accumate Knuckle Couplers

    * All-Wheel Drive & Electrical Pickup

    * Dual Machined brass Flywheels

    * Constant Intensity & Directional Headlights

    * RP-25 Wheels Operate on Code 55 & Larger Rail

    * Heavy Diecast Split-Frame Chassis

    * Powerful Skew-Wound Motor

    The RS-2 was Alco's first road switcher to incorporate its new 244-Series prime mover. The 1,500-horsepower units were designed for versatility - they were equally at home working road freights or switch runs. If equipped with a steam generator, they were adept at working commuter and secondary passenger runs. Production began in 1946 with just over 350 units constructed for U.S. and Canadian roads before the unit was succeeded by the 1,600-horsepower RS-3 in 1950 (although a few late RS-2s were rated at 1,600 horsepower).

    RS-2s have worked for Class I, shortline and industrial lines across the continent. The engines have been long lived, with one survivor still holding down daily freight duties in 2007. A few others still see service at museum and tourist lines.
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