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MTH 20-21455-3 - F-3 B-Unit Diesel "Milwaukee Road" (Non-Powered)

$ 179.95 $ 199.95
Maximum quantity available reached.
Product Description
  • Road Name: Milwaukee Road
  • Road Number: 84B
  • Product Line: Premier
  • Scale: O Scale
  • Estimated Release: OCT. 2020
Features:
  • Intricately Detailed Durable ABS Body
  • Die-Cast Truck Sides, Pilots and Fuel Tank
  • Metal Chassis
  • Metal Handrails and Horn
  • Moveable Roof Fans
  • Metal Body Side Grilles
  • Authentic Paint Scheme
  • Metal Wheels, Axles and Gears
  • O Scale Kadee-Compatible Coupler Mounting Pads
  • 1:48 Scale Proportions
  • Unit Measures:13" x 2 5/8" x 3 3/4"
  • Operates On O-31 Curves
Overview:

From 1942-1945, Electro Motive Division's F-unit was the only road freight diesel built in America. While the War Production Board limited competitors Alco and Baldwin to diesel switcher and steam locomotive production during World War II, EMD's 1,350 hp FT became a runaway best-seller. By war's end, Electro Motive had a lead over its competitors that would last until they closed their doors.

With production restrictions lifted and the U.S. economy humming with pent-up demand, railroads clamored for new diesels to replace a steam fleet exhausted by wartime traffic. In July 1946, EMD introduced a new model F-unit, the F3. Horsepower was upgraded to 1,500 and lessons learned on the FT gave the F3 better reliability and lower maintenance. Under the hood throbbed an improved 567-series V-12 engine. With 567 inches of displacement per cylinder, this same engine would power virtually the entire first generation of EMD diesel locomotives.

The F3 hit the market in an era when almost every boy in America wanted toy trains for Christmas, and F3 models quickly became a hot topic in letters to Santa. Such was the desire of railroads for publicity that Lionelr convinced the Santa Fe, the New York Central, and EMD to share the tooling costs for its top-of-the line F3. Even today, half a century later, the Santa Fe F-unit remains an icon of railroading to the American public.

Capture the excitement of the first-generation diesel era with this full-scale Premier model. Our model features the see-through "chicken wire" screens and rectangular rooftop dynamic brake grilles that characterize most F3s, as well as a host of added-on details - including legible builder's plates, grab irons, multiple-unit hoses, rooftop lift rings, see-through rooftop fans, steam generator exhaust stack (for passenger car heating), and trucks with separately-applied spring hangers, brake cylinders, and air pipes.