Search

ONE word searches yield better results than multiple word searches.

Browse Categories
Browse by Manufacturer
Price Ranges
Search Shopping Lists

Enter the name of your wishlist recipient here to access their wishlist.

<< Previous in PRR P5a BOXCAB - PARAGON3 Next in PRR P5a BOXCAB - PARAGON3 >>

BLI 4709 PRR P5a Boxcab, #4722, Freight Type, DGLE, Buff Yellow Roman Lettering (Round), Paragon3 Sound/DC/DCC, HO

FDT Low Price: $399.99
Sale Price: $319.98
You Save: $80.01 (20 %)
Item Number: 4709
Manufacturer: Broadway Limited Imports, LLC




Bookmark and Share
on sale
New Page 1
The PRRs class P5 comprised 92 mixed-traffic electric locomotives constructed 19311935 by the PRR, Westinghouse and General Electric. Although the original intention was that they work passenger trains, the success of the GG1 meant that the P5 class were mostly used on freight. A single survivor, prototype #4700, is at the Museum of Transportation in St Louis, Missouri. The first P5s were built with box cabs. A grade crossing accident in which the crew were killed led to the substitution of a streamlined steeple type cab in later production, a design which was also applied to the GG1. Orders were placed for 90 production locomotives classified P5a due to minor changes from the prototypes. Production was split between General Electric and Westinghouse. The GE examples were assembled at GEs Erie, Pennsylvania facility, still a locomotive assembly plant today--while final assembly for the Westinghouse order was subcontracted to the Baldwin Locomotive Works.

 


Industry-Leading Features:
NEW Paragon3 Sound & Operation System FEATURING ROLLING THUNDER with Authentic Sounds and Prototypical Operation in both DC and DCC environments
Locomotive Composition: Die Cast body with Die Cast Chassis
Couplers: (2) Operating Kadee or Compatible
Compatible Tracks: Code 70, 83, 100 Rail
Minimum Operating Radius: 18 in or greater
**Specifications on this page subject to change.

Product Reviews

(0 Ratings, 0 Reviews)

Mailing Lists
Our best deals & tips in your inbox!
Shopping Cart
Your cart is empty.