Spectrum Bachmann 28197 On30 Side Rodder--Yellow
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<P>Faced with unprecedented economic pressure at the end of the steam era, locomotive manufacturers developed a variety of fuel and engine alternatives in search of a locomotive power plant that could successfully compete in the industrial market. The Davenport 0-4-0 Side Rod Gas Mechanical was one of the early non-steam locomotives that quickly proved its worth in mining, industrial, and agricultural applications. Based on a 1940s stock model from the Davenport catalog, this Spectrum 0-4-0 features the counterweight and side-rod configuration that distinguishes many transition-era locomotives.<BR><BR>Features include:<BR><BR> DCC-equipped for speed, direction, and lighting<BR> die-cast construction<BR> die-cast side rods and counterweights<BR> skew-wound motor<BR> low-speed gearing<BR> prototypical metal detail parts<BR> E-Z Mate Mark II couplers </P>Spectrum