HO Scale Steam Locomotives

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 44 heavy steam freight locomotive, with a type 2´2´T34 standard design oil tender. Black/red basic paint scheme. Cab with two side windows, standard design Witte smoke deflectors, pilot truck wheel set with spoked wheels, without smoke box central locking, with inductive magnets on both sides. Road number 44 1315. Restored locomotive at the Märklineum. The locomotive looks historically as it did around 1963/64.


  • The restored original of this locomotive can be viewed at the Märklineum.
  • The tender prototypically has spoked and solid wheels.
  • DVD about the history, transport to the Märklineum, and restoration of the locomotive.
  • Digital decoder and a variety of operation and sound functions included.
  • High-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, mounted in the boiler.

The locomotive has a digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, mounted in the boiler. 5 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive and the oil tender are constructed mostly of metal. The 7226 smoke unit can be installed in the locomotive. The triple headlights change over with the direction of travel. They and the smoke unit that can be installed in the locomotive will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The cab lighting can also be controlled separately in digital operation. Maintenance-free warm white LEDs are used for the lighting. There is a close coupling with a guide mechanism between the locomotive and tender. There is a close coupler with an NEM pocket and a guide mechanism on the tender and on the front of the locomotive. The minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16". Protective sleeves for the piston rods, brake hoses, and imitation couplers are included as detail parts. A DVD is also included showing the history of this steam locomotive as well as its transport to the Märklineum and subsequent restoration.
Length over the buffers 26 cm / 10-1/4".

     DCC       SX2       SX       MFX   
Headlight(s) *     *
Smoke generator contact *     *
Steam locomotive op. sounds *     *
Locomotive whistle *     *
Direct control *     *
Sound of squealing brakes off *     *
Engineer''s cab lighting *     *
Whistle for switching maneuver *     *
Air Pump *     *
Letting off Steam *     *
Operating Sounds 1 *     *
Water Pump *     *
Injectors *     *
Replenishing fuel *     *
Replenishing water *     *
Replenishing sand *     *
Sanding *     *
"Switcher Double ""A"" Light" *     *
Switching maneuver *     *
Generator Sounds *     *
Operating Sounds 2 *     *
Rail Joints *     *
Safety Valve *     *
Sound of Couplers Engaging *     *

We fully test & inspect every locomotive before it ships to you.
2021 Fall New Item
Steam Locomotives
Era III (1945-1970)
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DB (Deutsche Bundesbahn)
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