Here's my latest product review video. I hope you enjoy it and find it useful.

Thanks,

Eric Siegel

Eric's Trains Online Store: http://www.ericstrains.com/store

 

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Great Job Eric on the review. 

The only thing missing was a little discussion on MTH's 1st generation of this model and the differences between them.

Kazar

C&O H8 Allegheny: The heaviest & most powerful bad boy to ever traverse any rail.

I had the recent fortune to have a Proto 1 version briefly running on my layout. Just as beautiful. Smooth operation in conventional mode. Whistle/ horn is funky though.  Great smoke. Overhang on 072 is about the same as a Big Boy. A must for serious collectors.

Allegheny posted:

Great Job Eric on the review. 

The only thing missing was a little discussion on MTH's 1st generation of this model and the differences between them.

Yeah, I would have done that except that I don't have the 1st generation version on hand.

 

Thanks,

Eric

Enjoyed the review - and outtakes.

Love these locos - though the real ones never had a single successful scheduled run, I've read. Turbines are fascinating. And these are just plain strange.

Considering the overhang (I have the 072, but I do not have the clearance - and we're talking some walls, not scenery), this would be a prime candidate for a sweet RK Imperial version, nice like their RK Triplex is nice.

I can't wait for the 49'er 4-6-6-4 review. I just want to paint it so much.

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