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Constructed of metal, the HO 2-Rail DC Big Boy is the largest HO steam locomotive ever built by TRIX.
B uilt s pecifically for North American 2-Rail DC model railroaders, t he l imited e dition TRI X Big Bo y has a scale length o f 1 8-5/ 16 " and weighs over 2 Ibs. 1 0 oz. Representing a level o f craftsmanship only found previously on brass models at a much higher price , t he TRI X Big Boy has a manufacturer's suggested retail price o f only $ 598.


The Big Boy features a metal f rame , boiler, t ender body and t ender frame . A high-efficiency can motor w ith bell shaped armature and flywheel powers eight axles t hat drive all 1 6 wheels . Headlight and number boards are equipped w ith LEOs for l ighting. In a ddition , t he Big Boy has these features : RP 2 5 wheel flanges Kadeecoupler # 18 DCC c onnector for l ocomotive decoder installation Factory-ready for installation o f t wo Seuthe smoke generators Tender factory-ready for d igital sound e ffects system (offered in near future) Purchased by M arklin in 1 997, TRI X m anufactures HO products with the same q uality w orkmanship and t echnical innovation t hat M arklin has been famous for since 1 859. I nitial delivery is expected at t he end o f 2 001. For more information on t he TRIX HO 2-Rail DC Big Boy # T22594 , visit www.trix bigboy. or call ( 800) 8 25-0888 for t he name o f your nearest dealer.


Also available are ten different UP boxcars, hopper cars and caboose. Check www.trixtrains.comibigboy for details.
MRR 402

MSRP $ 598.00

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