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November 5, 2019

Geared & Logging Locomotives

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  Locomotive Type      
  Shay Locomotives  (5 Nov 2019)    
  Climax Locomotives (Soon)    
  Logging Locomotives (Soon)    
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Shay Locomotives

Model

Importer

Description

  Price

Pacific Coast Shay
 

Pacific Fast Mail

1975 Run

 

Model Overview - Pacific Fast Mail HO Scale Brass Import - New Condition - Unpainted - Open Frame Motor - United-Atlas Japan

Photographs - Click HerePacific Coast Shay



Prototype Description
Pacific Coast Shay - Class C 70 Ton Three Truck Shay - Built by Lima Locomotive Company - Standard Gauge - Prototypes Built by Lima After the Original Shay Patents Had Expired in the 1920ís - Marketed to West Coast Lumber Companies in Response to the Improved Shay Models Produced by the West Coast Willamette Company - 24 Locomotives Built - Multiple Design Improvements - Enclosed Cab - Steel Girder Frames - Cast Trucks - Piston Valves - Oil Fired

Model Description
Production Information -
1975 Run - Last Run - 700 Models Produced
Version Description -
Class C 70 Ton Three Truck Shay - Three Cylinder - Oil Fired - Enclosed Cab - Girder Frame - Cast Truck Sideframes - Single Cross Compound Air Pump - Footboard Pilots

Model Construction
Construction Features -
No Cab Interior or Backhead Detail - Cab to Tender Drawbar - Smooth Sand and Steam Domes - Straight Stack w/Spark Arrestor - Sunbeam Headlight
Finish - Unpainted - PFM "Patina"
Lettering -
N/A
Weathering - None

Model Operation
Drive -
Geared Drive - Cylindrical Open Frame Motor - Direct Drive - All Trucks Powered
Running Characteristics - Excellent - Minimal Drive Train Noise
Couplers - Kadee Coupler on Pilot and Tender
Electronics - DC Analog
Lighting - N/A

Model Condition
Model
- New
Run Time
- Test Run - No Wheel Wear - Boiler Weight Installed
Box - Original Box - Original Foam - Box Condition: B9/Excellent - Minor Blemishes on Box
Packaging - Replacement Packaging - No Extra Parts Bag - No Paperwork

Summary
The Model is Very Clean Example of PFM's Pacific Coast Shay - At Most the Model Has Been Test Run - Typical PFM Patina - A Very Nice Example of a Modernized Lima Shay

Date Listed -
November 5, 2019

325.00

 


Climax Locomotives

Model

Importer

Description

  Price

Soon

   

0.00

 


Logging Locomotives

Model

Importer

Description

  Price

Soon

   

0.00