RETURN TO THE MIKE HILL COLLECTION

 
 
 
March 23, 2021
 
Steam Locomotives
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Model

Description

Canadian National

Canadian National Class K5a 4-6-4 Hudson

Scratch Built
Brass Model By
Darryl Townsend

$2,195.00

Canadian National Class K5a 4-6-4 Hudson - Road No. 5702

Model Overview
Mike Hill Collection - Scratch Built O Scale Brass Model by Darryl Townsend - Modified Weaver Tender - KTM Drive - Town Models Serial No. 094 - Custom Painted - Like New Condition
Prototype History
Canadian National Class K5a 4-6-4 Hudson - Road No. 5702 - Five Locomotives Built by the Montreal Locomotive Works and Delivered in 1930 - Road Nos. 5700-5704 - Used in Express Service Between Toronto and Montreal - Retired in the Mid 1960s - Road No. 5702 is Preserved and is on Display by the Canadian Railroad Historical Association
Prototype
Description
Semi-Streamlined - Enclosed Cab - Running Board Side Skirts - Lagged Firebox - Front End Throttle - Boiler Tube Pilot - 80 In. Spoke Drivers - Long Baker Valve Gear - Single Bearing Crossheads - 11,700 Gallon Vanderbilt Coal Tender - Six Wheel Commonwealth Tender Trucks

Model Condition
Like New - Some Run Time - Replacement Box - Replacement Packaging - Box Condition: B6 (Replacement Box)
Model Description
Scratch Built Locomotive and Modified Tender to Reflect the Prototype - Built by Master Craftsman Darryl Townsend - Cab Interior and Backhead Detail - Locomotive Brake Shoes - Custom Details 
Model Finish
Custom Painted - Black Boiler, Mechanism, Pilot, and Tender Trucks - Graphite Smokebox and Firebox - Olive Green Cab, Side Skirts, and Tender - White Striping on Drivers, Wheelsets, and Tender Running Boards - White Handrails - Gold Striping on Side Skirts and Tender Coal Bunker - Red Cab Window Frames - Gold Lettering - Red Number Plates on Side Skirts - Red and Gold Rectangular Angled Canadian National Herald on Tender Coal Bunker Sides - Road No. 5702 - Cab Window Glazing - Crew - Coal Load
Model
Electronics
DC Analog - Lights
Model Mechanism
Can Motor - KTM Die Cast Gearbox - Scale Coupler on Pilot - Kadee Coupler on Tender - Excellent Running Characteristics
Model Summary
A Unique Model of a Classic Canadian Prototype - Earlier Construction Techniques and Drive - A Distinctive One of a Kind Locomotive

Photographs Available

Canadian Pacific

Canadian Pacific Class H1d Streamlined Royal Hudson 4-6-4

Custom Modified
Brass Model By Darryl Townsend

$2,195.00

Canadian Pacific Class H1d Streamlined Royal Hudson 4-6-4 - Road No. 2853

Model Overview
Mike Hill Collection - Custom Modified Weaver Models O Scale Brass Import By Darryl Townsend - 1995 Run - Korea - Kleinschmidt Drive - Professional Custom Paint - Like New Condition
Prototype History
Canadian Pacific Class H1d Streamlined Royal Hudson 4-6-4 - 40 Class H1c/H1d Locomotives Built by the Montreal Locomotive Works in 1937-1938 - Road Nos. 2820-2859 - Operated in Canadian Pacific Passenger Service - Retired in the Mid-1960s
Prototype
Description
Enclosed Cab - Flanged Dual Stack - Sheet Metal Streamlined Pilot - Single Cross Compound Air Pump - 75 In. Spoke Drivers - Walschaerts Valve Gear - Single Bearing Crossheads - 12,000 Gallon Rectangular Coal Tender - Six Wheel Commonwealth Tender Trucks
Model Condition
Like New - Very Minimal Run Time - Original Box - Original Foam - Original Packaging - Box Condition: B8 (Excellent)
Model Description - Weaver Model Modified to Prototype Dimensions by Darryl Townsend - Converted to Coal Burner - Cab Interior and Backhead Detail - Basic Tender Underframe Detail - Custom Modifications: Boiler Modified to Correct Dimensions - Frame Extensions - Whistle Enclosure - Flanged Dual Stack Housing - Tender Converted to Coal
Model Finish
Professional Custom Paint - Canadian Pacific Gray, Black, and Maroon Scheme - Gray Boiler Jacket, Firebox, and Cylinder Jackets - Black Cab, Running Boards, Smokebox, Mechanism, and Tender - Maroon Side Skirts and Side Tender Panels - Gold Striping - White Striped Running Boards - Gold Lettering - Canadian Pacific Beaver Herald on Cab Sides - Road No. 2853 - Cab Window Glazing - Coal Load
Model Electronics
DC Analog - Lights

Model Mechanism
Kleinschmidt Custom Drive w/KTM Die Cast Gearbox - Pittman Can Motor - Kadee Couplers on Pilot and Tender - Exceptional Running Characteristics
Model Summary
Excellent Representation of the Prototype CP Royal Hudson - Well Executed Modifications to Improve the As Built Weaver Model - Extremely Nice Presentation of a Famous Canadian Prototype Model

Photographs Available

Chicago & North Western

Chicago & North Western Class H
4-8-4 Northern

Scratch Built
17/64 Inch Scale

$3,295.00

Chicago & North Western Class H 4-8-4 Northern - Road No. 3029

Model Overview
Mike Hill Collection - Custom Built Brass Model - 17/64 Inch Scale - Upgraded Detailing - Custom Drive - Custom Painted - Excellent Condition
Prototype History
Chicago & North Western Class H 4-8-4 Northern - Road No. 3029 - Built by Baldwin Locomotive Works - Delivered in 1929 - 35 Locomotives in the Class - Used in Chicago-Omaha Freight Service
Prototype Description
As Built Version - Pre WWII Detailing - 76 In. Spoke Drivers - Roller Bearing Rods - Walschaerts Valve Gear - Dual Cross Compound Air Pumps Mounted on Pilot Deck - Trailing Truck Booster - Welded Rectangular Coal Tender - Six Wheel Commonwealth Tender Trucks
Model Condition
Excellent - Minimal Run Time - Replacement Box - Replacement Packaging
Model Description
Complete Scratchbuilt Model - 17/64 Scale - Complete Backhead Detail
Model Finish
Custom Painted - Semi Gloss Black Boiler and Tender - Graphite Smoke Box and Firebox - White Lettering - Red, White, and Black C&NW Herald on Tender Sides and Pilot Air Pump Shield - Road No. 3029 - Lightly Weathered - Cab Curtains - Crew
Model Electronics
DC Analog - Headlight - Tender Backup Lights
Model Mechanism
Can Motor - Sprung Drivers - Kadee Coupler on Tender - Excellent Runner
Model Summary
A Unique One of a Kind Model - An Excellent Rendition of a Classic Midwestern Prototype

Photographs Available

 
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Model

Description

Kansas City Southern

Kansas City Southern Class J 2-10-4 Texas

Scratch Built

$6495.00

 

 

Kansas City Southern Class J 2-10-4 Texas - Road No. 906

Model Overview
Mike Hill Collection - O Scale Brass Model Scratch Built by Phil Miller - Built in the Mid-1960's - Can Motor - Custom Drive - Custom Painted - Road No. 906 - Lightly Weathered - Like New Condition

Prototype History
Kansas City Southern Class J 2-10-4 Texas Type - Ten Locomotives Built by Lima Locomotive Works in 1937 - Road Nos. 900-909 - Road Nos. 900-904 Were Oil Burners - Road Nos. 905-909 Were Coal Burners - Kansas City Southern Super Power Locomotives - Operated Primarily in Heavy Freight Service on the KCS Northern Division - During WWII the 2-10-4s Were Used to Power Troop and Passenger Trains
Prototype Description
Lagged Firebox - 70 Box Pox Drivers - Blind Main Driver - Long Baker Valve Gear - Single Bearing Crossheads - Locomotive Brake Rigging - Boiler Tube Pilot - Working Hart Rockers - Worthington Feedwater Heater - Dual Cross Compound Air Pumps Mounted on Pilot Deck - Center Mounted Headlight - Rectangular Coal Tender - 21,000 Gallon Water Capacity - 23 Tons Coal Capacity - Six Wheel Roller Bearing Buckeye Tender Trucks
Model Condition
Like New - Some Run Time - Replacement Box - Replacement Packaging - Box Condition: Replacement
Condition Notes
None
Model Features
Scratch Built by Phil Miller - Late 1940s-Early 1950s Design and Detailing - Enclosed Cab w/Appropriate Tender Connection - Complete Cab Interior and Backhead Detail - Cab Window Shades - Basic Tender Underframe and Brake Detail
Model Finish
Custom Painted - Black - Oxide Red Cab Roof - Dark Graphite Smokebox and Firebox - Nickel Plated Cylinder Covers - Aluminum Roman Lettering - Road No. 906 - Cab Window Glazing - Crew - Coal Load - Light Weathering
Model Electronics
DC Analog - LED Lights
Model Mechanism
Can Motor - Custom Drive - Ajin Precision Ball Bearing Gearbox - Flywheel - Hidden Drive - Scale Coupler on Locomotive Pilot - Kadee Type E Coupler on Tender - Excellent Running Characteristics
Model Summary
An Impressive Scratch Built Model of a Unique Prototype- One of a Kind

Photographs Available

 
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