Revell 1/87 Big Boy Locomotive Model Kit

Brand: Revell

Model Number: 02165

Scale: 1/87

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The Revell 1/87 Big Boy Locomotive plastic Train Model accurately recreates the Train. This plastic kit requires paint and glue to complete.

The American Big Boys are some of the longest and largest steam locomotives ever built anywhere in the world. During the late thirties Union Pacific often used auxiliary engines to haul trains from Ogden, Utah up a steep pass to Wasatch. U.P. wished to simplify this system and instructed their own development department to design a new locomotive capable of hauling a 3,600 ton train (max 4,200 tons) up the steep pass. The 25 Big Boy locomotives were built in 2 groups. The first group, called the Class 1, was built from 1941. The second, Class 2, was built in 1944. The last goods train was hauled by a Big Boy loco in July 1959. Most Big Boys were retired from service in 1961.

- One-piece reproduction boiler
- Separate butterfly damper
- Detailed driver's cab
- Movable pony trucks
- Detailed driving wheels
- Detailed driving rods
- Front cow-catcher
- Detailed tender with ladders
- Finely detailed reproduction tracks (approx. 48 cm)
- Decals for 2 Union Pacific versions

Colors: 8 9 91 99 330

Manufacturer: Revell
Model: 02165 Big Boy Locomotive
Scale: 1/87

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  • Product rating 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewed by MARTIN POOLE


    Excellent service fast turnaround goods well described. Will use again

  • Product rating 4 out of 5 stars

    Reviewed by bernard daniel protheroe

    big boy loco

    great model will buy from you again

  • Product rating 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewed by Philip Barnard

    Revell Big Boy Loco

    The price offered is decent for this Revell kit. It was out of stock when ordered but still arrived within 7 days of order. So good service was provided by Wonderland Models after the initial disappointment.

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