(2) Locomotive Set- #95A, & #95B Standard DC, DCC Ready. Road # 95A/95B The Milwaukee Road used a total of three different locomotives to pull the consist between Chicago and Olympia, WA in the early 50's - two electrics (used on electrified portions of the journey) and the EMD FP7 - a specialized variation of the F7A which was lenghtened to accomodate a larger water resevoir for its steam generators (a necessity for long distance passenger service like that of the Olympian Hiawatha).For the Olympian Hiawatha release, Kato will be making a new FP7A locomotive and a new tooled version of the F7B featuring a winterization hatch a necessity for trips through the northern US and across the Rockies! The Olympian Hiawatha took scheduled excursions through scenic Idaho, Montanas Bitterroot Mountains, and Washingtons Cascade range.
On June 29, 1947, the Milwaukee Road inaugurated its streamlined flagship on a 43-hour, 30-minute schedule. This was advertised as being a speedliner.
The railroad contracted industrial designer Brooks Stevens to design the train consist, which included some unique and signature cars of the Milwaukee Road. In 1952, the first full-length Super Dome cars were added, which included 68 dome seats and 28 lounge seats. The dome area featured seats positioned lengthwise, facing the 625 square foot double-pane windows. Ideal for insulation, and sightseeing.
The item "KATO 1060430 N Scale EMD FP7A & F7B Milwaukee Road A/B Set 95A & 95B 106-0430" is in sale since Monday, June 10, 2019. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Model Railroads & Trains\N Scale\Locomotives". The seller is "greatdeals4uonline" and is located in Venice, Florida.
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