Accepting pre-orders now. These locomotives are expected sometime in 2017.
HOn3 K-28 Mikado w Tsunami2 Sound & DCC, D&RGW Flying Grande Herald #473
Blackstone Models Item # B310401-S
The K-28 Class Locomotives, nicknamed the ‘sport model,’ were ordered from ALCO and delivered to the D&RGW in 1923 for multiple uses throughout the narrow gauge system. Mostly known for pulling the famous passenger train, The San Juan, they also saw service pulling the Shavano, the Chili Line, and Silverton mixed trains, as well as many different freight assignments. Included in this release will be Nos. 473, 476 and 478, which survive today on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. The other engines replicated in this release will be Nos. 470 and 475, which served the D&RGW until 1942 when they were transferred to the U.S. Army for use on the White Pass & Yukon Railroad. Following the war effort, these locomotives were shipped to the Lower 48 and scrapped.
These ready-to-run models will be equipped with a road pilot, doghouse, precision can motor, maintenance-free lighting, and a DC/DCC SoundTraxx® Tsunami2 Digital Sound Decoder.
Gauge: 36″ Narrow Gauge
Die Cast Metal with plastic, metal and wire details
Multiple Road Numbers and Paint Schemes
Also Available in Painted, Unlettered Versions
Precision Can Motor with Balanced Flywheel
Individual Grab Irons and Hand Rails
Piping and Valve Detail
Operates on both DCC and DC
18″ Operating Radius
Sound Decoder Features
- Tsunami2 Digital Sound Decoder by SoundTraxx
- Sounds Recorded from the Prototype
- Blower and more!
- Directional, Constant Lighting
- Backup Light (where prototypically accurate)
- Maintenance-free Golden White LEDs