Prototype: German State Railroad Company (DRG) class 56.2-8 freight steam locomotive. Rebuilt Prussian G 8.1 with a pilot truck. German State Railroad lanterns and bell included. Type 3T 16,5 coal tender. Road number 56 569. The locomotive looks as it did around 1938.
Model: The locomotive has a digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, mounted in the boiler. 4 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive and tender are constructed mostly of metal. The dual headlights change over with the direction of travel. They and the smoke unit contact will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. Warm white LEDs are used for the lighting. There is a permanent close coupling with a guide mechanism between the locomotive and tender. The rear of the tender has a Telex coupler that can be controlled in digital operation. The front of the locomotive has a close coupler with an NEM pocket. The locomotive has many separately applied details such as piping and sand pipes. Protective piston sleeves, brake lines, imitation prototype couplers, and figures of a locomotive engineer and a fireman are included.
Length over the buffers 21.1 cm / 8-5/16".