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Broadway Limited Imports Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 Big Boy steam locomotive

By | August 2, 2022

HO scale model available now

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model of a Big Boy

Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 Big Boy steam locomotive

Scale: HO (1:87.1)

Price: $869.99

Era: 1940s to present (varies depending on scheme)

Manufacturer: Broadway Limited Imports, 9 East Tower Circle, Ormond Beach, FL 32174; 386-673-8900; broadway-limited.com

model of a Big Boy
Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 Big Boy steam locomotive from Broadway Limited Imports.

Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 Big Boy steam locomotive features:

  • Die-cast metal boiler, tender body, and chassis
  • Synchronized puffing smoke with chuff sound
  • Dual-mode Paragon4 sound decoder
  • Factory-installed engineer and fireman figures
  • Traction tires
  • 5-pole can motor with skew-wound armature
  • Separate, factory-applied handrails, ladders, piping, whistle, brass bell, markers, number boxes, and more

Release date: Available now

Road names: Union Pacific no. 4014 (“The Big Boy Tour” excursion with standard finish and Promontory Excursion with gloss finish), 1941 with as-delivered aftercooler and 25-C-100 coal tender in three road numbers plus painted black and silver but unlettered, and 1944 with Wilson aftercooler and 25-C-400 coal tender in two numbers plus painted black but unlettered. Also offered in fictional schemes (two-tone gray with aluminum trim and two-tone gray with yellow trim, one number each).

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