KR Models KRM-SHAY-HO-R-W6 The Shay, West Side Lumber #6 50 Ton 2-Truck Shay Locomotive

The Shay, West Side Lumber #6 50 Ton 2-Truck Shay Locomotive
The Shay, West Side Lumber #6 50 Ton 2-Truck Shay Locomotive
The Shay, West Side Lumber #6 50 Ton 2-Truck Shay Locomotive
The Shay, West Side Lumber #6 50 Ton 2-Truck Shay Locomotive
The Shay, West Side Lumber #6 50 Ton 2-Truck Shay Locomotive
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Expected Delivery Q2 2024 (Subject to change at Manufacturer's Discretion).

The Shay locomotive was the most widely used geared steam locomotive. The locomotives were built to the patents of Ephraim Shay, who has been credited with the popularization of the concept of a geared steam locomotive. KR Models representation of the Shay is a generic 50-ton 2-truck Shay.

Although the design of Ephraim Shay’s early locomotives differed from later ones, there is a clear line of development that joins all Shays. In 1884, they delivered the first 3-cylinder (Class B) Shay.

Class B: three cylinders, two trucks. Weight between 10 and 60 short tons (8.9 and 53.6 long tons; 9.1 and 54.4 t) tons.

The Shay will feature Cast Chassis, working external valve gear and drive shafts. Working directional lamps front and rear.

Limited production run.