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Lionel O-Scale NYC Niagara (Vision Model)(Pre-Order) (Deposit Only)

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NYC Niagara Model and Road Number NYC #6005
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Lionel O-Scale NYC Niagara

(Vision Model)

The New York Central Railroad's Niagara was a steam locomotive named after the Niagara River and Falls. It had a wheel arrangement of 4-8-4 in the Whyte notation and is considered as one of the most efficient 4-8-4 ever built.

The first New York Central Railroad Northern (or 4-8-4) was ordered in 1931: #800, an experimental locomotive that had its boiler divided into three sections of different pressure. This was another failed experiment in high pressure steam locomotives.

By the 1940s loads being hauled on the New York Central main line from New York to Chicago were as much as the famous J-class NYC Hudson 4-6-4's could handle. The Chief of Motive Power for the railroad, Paul W. Kiefer, decided to order some 4-8-4's which could sustain 6,000 horsepower (4,500 kW) on the run between the two cities, day after day without respite.

The American Locomotive Company ALCO proposed these locomotives, and although the design owes something to the Union Pacific 4-8-4's, of which Union Pacific 844 is the best-known, the design was actually quite new. Some steam experts have claimed the Niagara to be the ultimate locomotive, as it had the speed of an FEF (the Union Pacific's nickname for their 'four eight fours' was FEF) and the power of Northerns with smaller driver wheels.



Pre-Order Now with a $450.00 Deposit for Late 2018 Arrival!!

You Must Select Model and Road Number

This will be made-to-order models by Lionel and are very high end.

They promise to be excellent models with lots of new features.

MSRP 1899.99. NYCSHS Member Price is $1709.99 with free shipping.

Lionel restricts the amount we can discount their products so we offer free

shipping to help offset some of that.

For this pre-order (non-refundable deposit) no shipping for the 

deposit will be charged but shipping is extra and will be

added with the final payment.

Ohio residents must pay 8% Ohio Sales Tax.

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