The Union Pacific FEF (Four Eight Four), along with the. Is easily one of the most recognizable US steam prototypes still in operation today. The FEF-3 series of steam locomotives was delivered in 1944 and were the last, and some of the largest, steam locomotives delivered for use by the Union Pacific. Today, FEF-3 #844 (at some times during history also known as #8444 to avoid numbering conflictions with a diesel loco) survives to pull. As a publicity locomotive for the Union Pacific, and is one the UP's oldest operating locomotives.
Accompanying the "living legend" FEF-3 is always at least one of a pair of Union Pacific Water Tenders, carrying spare water for the steam engine (Water filling stations being a rarity in the diesel era). These unique re-built cars have seen service as both Steam and Gas Turbine Electric fuel tenders before finally settling into their current forms as part of UP's steam heritage fleet where they operate as separate (but always-present) cars. FEF-3: New coreless motor design with dual brass flywheels for silky-smooth performance at all speeds, even slow crawls.
FEF-3: Special cross-braced shock absorbers equalize the pressure on the locomotive drivers to maximize traction. FEF-3: Illuminated headlight and locomotive numberboards. FEF-3: DCC friendly design, allowing for easy drop-in installation of DCC.
11 (282mm) Minimum turning radius on Ground level track. 15 (381mm) Minimum turning radius on Viaduct track. The item "Kato N Scale 126-0401 4-8-4 FEF-3 Union Pacific #844 Black Paint Version New" is in sale since Sunday, November 22, 2015. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Model Railroads & Trains\N Scale\Locomotives".
The seller is "jamnanhobby1" and is located in Jessup, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.