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Broadway Limited Ho Scale Up Challenger Museum #3977 P3 Sound/dc/dcc Smoke 5820

   The Union Pacific Challengers were a type of simple articulated 4-6-6-4 steam locomotive built by American Locomotive Company for the Union Pacific. 105 of these locomotives were built between 1936 and 1943. The Challengers were about 122 ft (37 m) long and weighed 284,800 kg. A few were assigned to passenger trains operating through mountain territory to California and Oregon. The locomotives were built specifically for UP and much of the experience gained later went into the design of the famous Big Boy. The name Challenger was given to steam locomotives with a 4-6-6-4 wheel ...
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