USRA LIGHT MIKADO
Commonly called Heavy Mikados and Light Mikados. There were 233
original USRA Heavy 2-8-2s built plus another 957 copies, covering 23
railroads. It was an extremely successful design. The USRA Heavy Mikados used
pretty much the same running gear as the Light Miks, but the boilers were 10
inches larger in diameter and they had larger cylinders as well. Tractive effort
was about 10% higher for the heavy 2-8-2s.
As for the USRA Light Mikados, the USRA built 625 total, with
641 copies built after the USRA ended control. With copies, over 50 railroads
used the USRA Light 2-8-2s.
Paragon3 Sound & Operation System
FEATURINGROLLING THUNDER with Authentic
Sounds and Prototypical Operation in both DC and
Factory Installed Engineer / Fireman Figures
Locomotive Composition: ABS Body with Die Cast Chassis
ABS Body with Die Cast Chassis
Operating Kadee or Compatible
Code 70, 83, 100 Rail
Equipped with Traction Tires
Minimum Operating Radius: 18 in or greater
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