There were 233 original USRA Heavy 2-8-2's built plus another 957 copies, covering 23 railroads. It was an extremely successful design. The USRA Heavy Mikados used pretty much the same running gear as the Light Mik's, but the boilers were 10 inches larger in diameter and they had larger cylinders as well. Tractive effort was about 10% higher for the heavy 2-8-2's. As for the USRA Light Mikados, the USRA built 625 total, with 641 copies built after the USRA ended control.With copies, over 50 railroads used the USRA Light 2-8-2's. BLI's models follow the original designs closely. Railroad specific variations are not modeled on these locomotives. In most instances we offer two locomotive numbers for each railroad, and we are offering a painted model (black) with no lettering.
When moving forward from a stopped position, toots twice. When moving in reverse, toots three times. Chuff sound intensity varies with load Individually adjustable sound volumes for most effects. The USRA Heavy Mikados uséd pretty much the same running gear as the Light Mik's, but the boilers were 10 inches larger in diameter and they had larger cylinders as well. With copies, over 50 railroads uséd the USRA Light 2-8-2's.Sorry, our items are NOT available for pick-up. No additional information at this time. Bachmann 44410 HO Scale 9 Straight Terminal Rerailer With Wire. Bachmann 44547 HO Scale Nickel Silver E-Z Track Reversing System. Bachmann 44559 HO Scale #6 Turnout Left. Bachmann 44134 HO Scale E-Z Command DCC #5 Wye Turnout.