I just found a webpage where you can get a better view of the new AF Legacy Berkshires.
It's found online at the Lionelstore.com. Here's a page showing the C&O 2697. When you scroll over the image it will be enlarged to a size that's about 150% of the image on the 2018 catalog page even when it is enlarged. The clarity is great. I know these aren't actual images of built models but you can see the detail better. All the Legacy Berks can be found by entering their item numbers in the search bar. It'll be this big:
It's evident that these images are not the real model as the RF&P #572 Berkshire (that was a real RF&P number from an order from Lima in February 1943 at a cost of $159,432 ) shows an incorrect number on the engine...752:
DAVE OLSON PLEASE TAKE NOTE. THE CORRECT ENGINE NUMBER SHOULD BE 572!
THE 2018 CATALOG HAS IT INCORRECTLY SHOWN AS #752:
THE LIONEL STORE HAS THE DESCRIPTION CORRECT AS #572 BUT THE INCORRECT PICTURE: