Kato KAT1260309 N Scale Southern Pacific 4-8-4 GS-4 4445 Postwar Locomotive Set, Black Perspective: front
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Kato KAT1260309 N Scale Southern Pacific 4-8-4 GS-4 4445 Postwar Locomotive Set, Black

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The GS 4 runs on eight massive 80 drivers 300lbs psi boiler pressure and puts out a roaring 5 500 horsepower at 55mph with a maximum speed of 110 mph The large drivers gave the locomotive a high top speed the telling mark of a steam engine built for passenger service The GS 4 was built for the Southern Pacific Railroad by the Lima Locomotive Works and delivered in the early 1940 s for the SP s premier passenger trains finding its way to the Daylight series of name trains One of the more unique specifications for the GS 4 by the SP was its Mars light a necessity with the large amount of grade crossings and fog present on the West Coast The Mars light like ditch lights on modern locomotives was utilized as a warning for grade crossings that a high speed train was approaching its shifting light patterns serving as an eye catcher in foggy conditions Specifications . Scale N Scale

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