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C&O L1 Streamlined Hudson

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Features

  •  3 Part Echo Whistle
    3 Part Echo Whistle
  •  Animated Bell
    Animated Bell
  •  Animated Coal Load
    Animated Coal Load
  •  Animated Coupler
    Animated Coupler
  •  Animated Opening Doors
    Animated Opening Doors
  •  Auto Numbering Rolling Stock
    Auto Numbering Rolling Stock
  •  Auto Running Numbers
    Auto Running Numbers
  •  Bill & Steve Cab Figures
    Bill & Steve Cab Figures
  •  Blueprint Design
    Blueprint Design
  •  Multiple Outside Views
    Multiple Outside Views
  •  Photographic Texturing
    Photographic Texturing
  •  Reverse Headlight
    Reverse Headlight
  •  Secondary Blowdown
    Secondary Blowdown
  •  Tender Outside Views
    Tender Outside Views
  •  Vestibule Interior Views
    Vestibule Interior Views

Description

An order of (5) F-19 4-6-2 pacifics were constructed by Alco in 1926 for the Chesapeake & Ohio. Shortly after the end of WWII, the C&O decided to upgrade their passenger service. The C&O was primarily a coal-hauler and therefore wanted to improve steam locomotive technology. They developed a new luxury liner between Washington and Cincinnati named the “Chessie.” The new liner was to be powered by experimental steam-turbine-electric locomotives. In addition, the C&O’s Huntington shops rebuilt the F-19 4-6-2’s into 4-6-4 L1 Hudsons. The new locomotives had roller bearings, front-end throttle, high-speed booster, cross counterbalance, and Franklin Type A Poppet Valves.

A 210psi boiler pressure, (6) 74″ drivers and 49200 lbs of tractive effort made the L1 hudsons a very worthy locomotive for the Chessie lashup.

Due to the increased automobile production and the airline expansion that occurred after the war, the luxury Chessie passenger trains never ran. The train was essentially cancelled by the most of the passenger cars were delivered. Many of the cars were sold off before being delivered as well. The rebuilt “Hudsons” instead hauled regular passenger trains until 1953.

#490 was stored in the Huntington Roundhouse until 1968 when it was moved to the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum. She is the sole surviving C&O L1 Streamlined Hudson.

 

C&O L1 Streamlined Hudson set includes: (1) Engine & Tender, (1) Baggage/Coach, (3) Coaches, (1) Diner, (1) Dome, & (1) Observation


Product Installation

  1. Download the file included in your order confirmation email or from your account downloads.
  2. Launch your Trainz Content Manager.
  3. Drag the downloaded cdp file into the content manager window.
    OR
    While in content manager, go to FILE on the top left and select "import cdp" or "import content", find your downloaded cdp and select.

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