Deluxe Classic Steam Train Set
Price (non-member): $35.00
Price (member): $31.50
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A dream gift for budding railroad engineer or dedicated train buff, this forty-piece mega Deluxe Classic Steam Train Set includes a 7.25"l. battery-powered steam engine with lights and sounds, a 11.5"l. passenger car, a 4.75"l. coal tender car, a 9"l. tanker car, a 10.5"l. box car, a train station, pine trees and 30 sections of 1.75"w. straight, curved and “Y” track plus one 2.5" x 2.5" crossover piece. Twenty-five feet of track allow little ones or adults to create five configurations for this Deluxe Classic Steam Train Set, including: 40" circle, 67" rectangle, 76" oblong, or 94" figure 8. Plastic. Window box with carry handle and top ten railroading fun facts on back. Takes 2 AA batteries (not included). Ages 3 and up. 25 ft. of track.
The steam locomotive, Southern Railway 1401 was built in 1926, and ran for twenty-six years. One of 64 class PS-4 engines built for the Southern Railway between 1923 and 1928, the 1401 could haul 14-car passenger trains and travel at 80 mph. The Division of Work and Industry of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, Behring Center, includes a 4-6-2 “Pacific” type steam locomotive.
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