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20th Century Limited Dreyfuss Hudson, New York Central #5453

Product SKU: 6824
20th Century Limited Dreyfuss Hudson, New York Central #5453
Base price with tax
Sales price $679.00

1940 paint scheme

The New York Central commissioned famed industrial designer Henry Dreyfuss to sculpt the streamlined shape for the ten J3 Hudson locomotives slated to pull the 20th Century Limited train. June 15, 1938 marked the inaugural run from New York to Chicago in just 16 hours. 70 years later, Broadway Limited Imports celebrates the pinnacle of the streamlined era with this spectacular HO recreation.

Industry-leading Model Features:
Paragon3 Sound & Control System featuring ROLLING THUNDER
Synchronized Puffing Smoke with Chuff Sound
Variable Puffing Smoke Intensity and timing
Integral DCC Decoder with Back EMF for Industry Best Slow Speed Operation in DC and DCC
Precision Drive Mechanism engineered for continuous heavy load towing and smooth slow speed operation
5-Pole Can Motor with Skew Wound Armature
Premium Caliber Painting with Authentic Paint Schemes
Prototypical Light Operation with Golden White LED Headlight, Rear Light
Brass Caliber Detail at a Plastic Price

NYC Dreyfuss Hudson Model Information:
Brass locomotive and tender body with die cast chassis
Metal Kadee-compatible Couplers (2)
All-Driver and All-Wheel Electrical Pick-up except for pilot trucks/trailing trucks
Separately Applied Handrails, Ladders, Whistle, and Brass Bell
Equipped with traction tires for increased pulling power
Engineer and Fireman figures installed
Will Operate on Code 70, 83, and 100 rail
Recommended Minimum Radius: 18 inches
Accurate prototypical sounds for the NYC J3a Hudson

Rolling Thunder Paragon3 Sound & Control System Features:
Unmatched frequency response as low as 20 Hz when paired with Rolling Thunder subwoofer kit
8 simultaneously playable audio channels
Improved motor control in DC & DCC
Motor short circuit protection
Works with NMRA standard DCC controllers
Automatic dual mode: works with DC power packs or DCC systems
Two selectable bells
Three playable whistles with variable endings
One long non-looped whistle
One alternate whistle for locomotives with a second horn
Quillable whistle with Digitrax DT400 or NCE Pro Cab throttles
4x expanded autopilot storage vs Paragon2
Expanded Startup and Shutdown sequences
64MB sound memory
Smoke temperature safety cutoff
2 watt audio output
90 db signal to noise ratio
24 individual sounds with separate volume control
Adjustable bell ringing interval for faster or slower bell
Numerous user-mappable functions with available keys
Johnson Bar Sound at Direction Change
Multiple realistic passenger and crew sounds play on command
Grade Crossing Automatic Signal
Automatic Forward/Reverse Signal - When activated, stopping triggers and stop whistle toot. When moving forward from a stopped position, toots twice. When moving in reverse, toots three times.
Chuff sound intensity varies with load
EZ Reset Button for quick return to factory default settings

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