First used in the Midwestern United States, the 2-6-2 steam locomotives — initially built for the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad in 1900 — earned the nickname "Prairie." More than 2,000 were manufactured in America and many of these tended to feature very long service lives, outlasting many of its modern successors.
Featuring a Baltimore & Ohio paint scheme and markings, this HO scale model is DCC-ready and includes a finely cast body, a tender with a simulated coal load, an operating headlight, a realistic smoke unit and bell, see-through cab windows, a well-equipped interior, a detailed undercarriage, magnetically operated knuckle couplers, and RP25 metal wheels with added weight for smooth operation. Minimum radius of 18". Measures approximately 8" long with tender.