Bachmann Industries
Alco RS3 w/DCC -- Rock Island #493

Bachmann Industries
Alco RS3 w/DCC -- Rock Island #493

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HO
Scale
  • Chgo, Rock Island & Pacific/RO
  • Walthers Part # 160-64209
    p. 61 2018 HO Scale Reference Book

Product Information

Introduced in 1950, these all-purpose 1,600 horsepower locomotives had the stamina and strength for freight and passenger service yet were agile enough for yard work. With their rugged, dependable design, it's no wonder that many of these versatile RS-3 locomotives are still working today on short lines and tourist lines.
 
Features include:
 
* DCC-equipped for speed, direction, and lighting
 
* Dual-mode NMRA-compliant decoder with 8-pin plug
 
* All-wheel drive
 
* Precision can motor
 
* Dual, precision-balanced flywheels
 
* Super-quiet, helical cut gears
 
* Die cast chassis
 
* Metal cut levers
 
* Finescale handrails
 
* Blackened metal wheels
 
* Directional headlights
 
* RP-25 wheel contours
 
* E-Z Mate(R) Mark II couplers