Denver & Rio Grande

99,95  inkl. 19% MwSt.DE

107323
Status: New
verfügbar ab Feb. 2021

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Steam Heater Cars, known in Canada as Steam Generator Units or SGUs,
were introduced in the diesel era to provide steam heat to passenger
trains. When passenger trains were hauled by steam locomotives, there
was always a reliable source of steam. Unless a diesel locomotive was
equipped with a boiler and water tank, heat could not be provided.
This was before the days of Head End Power for passenger cars.

Heater cars were usually rebuilt from boxcars, B-units and old steam
locomotive tenders, so they varied in shape and size from railroad to
railroad. That is, unless you are in Canada. It is so cold here so much of the
time that purpose-built SGUs were built by CC&F (Canadian Car & Foundry),
GMD (General Motors Diesel Division) and NSC (National Steel Car).

True scale and true to life miniature model for adult collectors.
Not suitable for children under 14 years.