Broadway 9022 N Scale Pennsylvania T1 Duplex No-Sound Steam Locomotive #5525

Broadway 9022 N Scale Pennsylvania T1 Duplex No-Sound Steam Locomotive #5525
Broadway 9022 N Scale Pennsylvania T1 Duplex No-Sound Steam Locomotive #5525
Broadway 9022 N Scale Pennsylvania T1 Duplex No-Sound Steam Locomotive #5525
Broadway 9022 N Scale Pennsylvania T1 Duplex No-Sound Steam Locomotive #5525
Broadway 9022 N Scale Pennsylvania T1 Duplex No-Sound Steam Locomotive #5525

Broadway 9022 N Scale Pennsylvania T1 Duplex No-Sound Steam Locomotive #5525

Broadway 9022 N Scale Pennsylvania T1 Duplex No-Sound Steam Locomotive #5525. Stealth Series - Model is Analog DC out of the box. Built with striking streamlining designed by Raymond Loewy, the T1 engines were large, powerful, and fast! The T1's were duplex locomotives - this means they had two sets of drivers, each with its own pair of cylinders and rods. However, the T1s were not articulated locomotives, but used one rigid frame.

With this design, the cylinders could be smaller, and the weight of side rods and main rods could be reduced. This duplex design with lighter machinery, shorter cylinder stroke, less wear and tear due to small moving parts and the use of poppet valves allowed the T1's to travel at extremely fast speeds.

Unfortunately, they were also prone to wheel slip and maintenance issues that the Pennsy struggled to work through - especially the fact that the poppet valves could not withstand sustained operation at 100 mph speeds. These problems likely could have been resolved with some modest design changes, but the PRR, and steam in general, ran out of time. In 1948, the PRR dieselized all of its first-class prime trains and the T1s were downgraded to haul secondary trains.

Some were withdrawn from service in 1949, and all were retired by 1952. In 2023, Broadway Limited is building our third production of Pennsy T1 Duplex models, and our first production with models available in our Stealth Series. We are building five models in traditional DGLE paint and Pennsy lettering, one Unlettered model that will be painted DGLE, and three models decorated in fantasy paint schemes based on well-known PRR paint schemes. The Stealth Series models are No-Sound / DCC-Ready models that operate on DC out of the box, or a modeler can easily install their DCC decoder of choice. Out of the box, front and rear lights are directional, and other lights are always ON with track power. Additionally, some lighting functions may be missing depending on selected aftermarket decoder the modeler installs. Industry-leading Model Features:Stealth Series - Model is DCC-Ready out of the box. Out of the box, front and rear lights are directional. Other lights are ON with track power. Model comes with 8 ohm speaker installed for easy installation of DCC/Sound decoder. Precision Drive Mechanism engineered for continuous heavy load towing and smooth slow speed operation Die Cast Locomotive Body with Die Cast Chassis for Heavier Weight and Maximum Tractive Effort Rubber Tires on One Driver for Additional Tractive Effort Premium Caliber Painting with Prototypically Accurate Paint Schemes and Road Numbers Separately Controllable Headlight and Rear Light Many Separately Applied Details such as Handrails, Grab Irons, Ladders, Piping, Whistle, and Bell Operating Microtrains-compatible Couplers Will Operate on Code 55, Code 70, and Code 80 Rail Minimum Operating Radius: 9.75 inches Broadway Limited Imports is proud to re-introduce our Stealth Series. Stealth Series models are DCC-Ready with a standard MTC21 pin on the DC Motherboard. Specifications on this page subject to change. Note: Pictures may be of another Road Number. However, the T1s were not articulated locomotives, but us├ęd one rigid frame. Stealth Series - Model is DCC-Ready out of the box. Precision Drive Mechanism engineered for continuous heavy load towing and smooth slow speed operation.

Die Cast Locomotive Body with Die Cast Chassis for Heavier Weight and Maximum Tractive Effort. Rubber Tires on One Driver for Additional Tractive Effort. Premium Caliber Painting with Prototypically Accurate Paint Schemes and Road Numbers. Separately Controllable Headlight and Rear Light. Many Separately Applied Details such as Handrails, Grab Irons, Ladders, Piping, Whistle, and Bell.

Will Operate on Code 55, Code 70, and Code 80 Rail. Minimum Operating Radius: 9.75 inches. Broadway Limited Imports is proud to re-introduce our Stealth Series. Sorry, our items are NOT available for pick-up. No additional information at this time.

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Broadway 9022 N Scale Pennsylvania T1 Duplex No-Sound Steam Locomotive #5525