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L2122070 - *ASA PACKER SET (BTO)

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The Lehigh Valley's passenger service was still struggling in 1939 and badly in need of a new image. Shortly after introducing a new streamlined gas-electric car the railroad unveiled a stunning new passenger train named for noted industrialist and philanthropist Asa Packer. A compromised and more frugal approach to building a new streamliner the Lehigh Valley's Sayre shops completed the work designed by noted designer Otto Kuhler (best known to train fans for the Milwaukee Road Hiawathas.) Locomotive #2023 was given minimal new metal work a dining car was rebuilt into a diner/lounge and a combine and along with a combine and two coaches all were repainted in a striking black and orange paint scheme. The colors were meant to symbolize coal and flame - the core of the Valley's business and character. The train entered 6-day-a-week service on February 1 1939 between Newark and Mauch Chunk. The service proved popular and during the 1939 World's Fair the train even made two daily round trips! Eventually service was extended to Penn Station in New York and Wilkes Barre with connections over the Reading to Philadelphia. The Asa Packer is the perfect model passenger train - both colorful and compact! You get everything you need in one set - a LEGACY 4-6-2 with subtle streamlining and all four cars including a StationSounds diner. The entire train will comfortably navigate O-54 curves. If you're craving a longer train mixing in some conventionally-painted Lehigh Valley cars would be completely prototypical for heavy traffic days.

PRODUCT FEATURES:

SET INCLUDES:LEGACY 4-6-2 USRA Pacific18 CombineTwo 18 Coaches18 StationSounds DinerLOCOMOTIVE FEATURES:LEGACY Control System equipped able to run in LEGACY Control mode in TrainMaster Command Control mode or in Conventional mode with a standard transformerOperate with Universal Remote or Bluetooth Control via the Lionel LionChief AppLionel Voice Control (LVC) - run your locomotive by speaking commands into your phone via LionChief App - available on select items look for LVC logoOdyssey II Speed ControlIR Transmitter that works with LCS SensorTrackPowerful maintenance-free motor with momentum flywheelWireless Tether connection between locomotive and tenderElectroCoupler on rear of tenderDirectional lighting including operating headlight and back-up light on rear of tenderBicolor illuminated classification lights on the front of locomotive where applicable. Using a Legacy controller change the color of the classification lights between white or greenTraction tiresInterior illumination in cabDie-cast metal locomotive body pilot and trucksDie-cast metal tender body and trucksHigh level of separately applied metal detailsSeparately applied builders plateSynchronized fan-driven smoke unitAdjustable smoke outputAuthentically detailed cab interiorCab glass windowsEngineer and fireman figuresWhistle SteamLEGACY RailSounds sound system featuring:CrewTalk dialog with different scenarios depending on whether the locomotive is in motion or stoppedTrainSounds that mimic operating dialog when the locomotive is in motion or stoppedSix official railroad speeds with CrewTalk dialogDynaChuff synchronized with 32 levels of intensity as the locomotive gains speedLEGACY Real-Time Quilling Whistle control with instant response for realistic signature quilling and correctly timed warning signals--5 different whistles to choose from for a more customized experienceSingle hit or continuous mechanical bell sounds--5 levels of bell pitching for customized soundsSequence Control: plays the sound effects of an entire trip including warning sounds and announcements based on the movement and speed of the locomotiveCurrent speed and fuel dialog coal or oil loading sound effectsALL CARS FEATURE:Flicker-free LED lightingDie-cast sprung trucksOperating couplers with hidden tabsInteriors with figuresFlexible diaphragms between carsADDITIONAL STATIONSOUNDS DINER FEATURES:Opening doorsAccessible with LEGACY Train Master Control systemCustom recordings featuring multiple characters allow you to recreate an entire rail journey - from departure to arrival at your final destinationArrival/departure announcements dining reservation calls and more in-route dialogClickety Clack sounds in motion

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS:
Gauge: O Gauge
Brand: Lionel
Length: 98
Minimum Curve: O54

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