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A favorite of Milwaukee Road and steam fans is back with the fabulous S3 Northern! Built in 1944 for fast freight service on the Milwaukee's mainlines, the S3's brilliant careers were cut short by diesels in 1954. Thankfully, two have been saved and since her return to operation, No. 261 has logged thousands of miles in her new role as an ambassador and educator for steam heritage and technology. Lionel's re-release of this stunning model includes innovative features like cylinder steam and a kinematic drawbar, steam whistle sounds, air horn sounds, and working red emergency light on the smokebox. "Lackawanna" " 1661 pays tribute to a role played by the 261 in 1994, standing in as a DL&W Pocono for a Steamtown video. While wartime production lent itself to more austere paint schemes, no doubt one of these beauties would have been a fitting and stunning match to the railroad's Hiawatha passenger trains. We've taken some liberties to create a "what if" version sure to be a perfect match for your model consists!

LEGACY® Control System – equipped – able to run in LEGACY® Control mode, in TrainMaster Command Control mode, or in Conventional mode with a standard transformer
Bluetooth Control - Operate with Universal Remote or LionChief App
Odyssey® II Speed Control

LEGACY® RailSounds® sound system featuring:
CrewTalk™ dialog and TowerCom™ announcements, each with different scenarios depending on whether the locomotive is in motion or stopped
Six official railroad speeds with CrewTalk dialog
DynaChuff™ synchronized with 32 levels of intensity as the locomotive gains speed
LEGACY® "Real-Time Quilling Whistle" control with instant response for realistic signature " "quilling" " and correctly timed warning signals
Single hit or continuous bell sounds
Sequence Control: plays the sound effects of an entire trip, including warning sounds and announcements, based on the movement and speed of the locomotive
Current speed and fuel dialog, coal-loading sound effects
IR Transmitter works with LCS SensorTrack™
Powerful maintenance-free motor with momentum flywheel
Wireless Tether™ connection between locomotive and tender
ElectroCoupler™ on rear of tender
Directional lighting including operating headlight and back-up light on rear of tender
Illuminated classification lights on the front of locomotive
Traction tires
Interior illumination in cab
Die-cast metal locomotive body, pilot, and trucks
Die-cast metal tender body and trucks
High level of separately applied metal details
Separately applied builder's plate
Synchronized fan-driven smoke unit
Adjustable smoke output
Authentically detailed cab interior
Cab " "glass" " windows
Engineer and fireman figures
Kinematic drawbar between locomotive and tender keeps close spacing, expanding on curves for clearance
Cylinder steam effect emits smoke from the steam chest
Quillable steam whistle and air horn
Operating emergency Mars light
Separate scale-wheeled pilot truck included


Rail Line: Milwaukee Road
Road Number: 265
Gauge: O Gauge
Scale Type: Scale
Power: Electric
Engine Type: Steam
Min Curve: O54
Dimensions: Length: 28"


Ages 14+

O Scale

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Product Code:  LIO684065

Your Price: $1,529.99


Availability:  In Stock


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