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I have a Williams Baldwin 4-6-0 Santa Fe #464 4-6-0 and Baltimore and Ohio #1357 (B & O) # 4-6-0. The Santa Fe does not have a switch under the cab to lock in forward while the B & O does?  I was going to purchase one more Williams 4-6-0 with a different road name but wanted to be able to lock it in forward and also interchange engines with the tenders if needed.  Any suggestions? 

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I'm not sure about the Williams 4-6-0 specifically.  But it's not a good idea to mix and match tenders on any modern electronics-equipped loco, unless you know for sure that they are wired the same way.  Many of the connectors have several pins: AC, DC, sound, etc., which are not interchangeable.  If you "zap" a motor or circuit board it could amount to an expensive repair (assuming the parts are still available.)  Look before you leap on this one!

Yes, I do believe the engines were produced in different years with different names.  Both have an on/off switch under the cab for smoke but only one has an on/off switch for run/lock for direction. Williams has a nice parts list but shows only one type tender connection even though the two tender connectors are clearly different.  I will call their parts department to see if they can tell me how to tell which of their engines have the run/lock switch before I purchase.  Thanks for the reply. 

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