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B00736 - HO THE GENERAL EZ TRACK

B00736 - HO THE GENERAL EZ TRACK

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The Civil War's famous Great Locomotive Chase comes to life with The
General train set! On April 12; 1862; James J. Andrew and a group of
Union raiders commandeered the South's American 4-4-0; named The
General;from the Western and Atlantic Railroad. Their daring plan was
to sabotagerebel railroad lines deep behind enemy lines. An alert
W&ARR conductor;William Fuller; noticed the locomotive moving and
with two fellowemployees was soon in hot pursuit through the
mountains of NorthernGeorgia. They followed The General on foot until
they were able tocommandeer another locomotive; The Texas; to
continue the chase. Aftermany stops to uproot track and cut telegraph
lines; The General ran outof wood fuel and water and was abandoned.
Andrew's Raiders were latercaptured outside Chattanooga. Some were
able to escape from jail; buteight were hung as spies. The youngest
of the Raiders; 19-year-old JacobParrott; was the first soldier
awarded the Medal of Honor by Secretary ofWar Stanton. The General
train set lets you experience all the excitementof this historic
adventure and comes complete with:

4-4-0 American locomotive with operating headlight and tender
old time box car
old time gondola
old time combine
quartermaster and telegraph office building
56 x 38 oval of snap-fit E-Z Trackr including 12 pieces of curved
track; 3 pieces of straight track; and 1 plug-in terminal rerailer
power pack and speed controller
illustrated instruction manual
Model: 00736
Shipping Weight: 9lbs
Scale: HO 1:87
This product is equipped with a 110 volt power supply designed for
U.S./Canadian customers. Additional adapters or converters may be