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Mercury Train Locomotive Cowling - HO - Rivarossi 3d printed NYC Mercury locomotive cowling

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NYC Mercury locomotive cowling
Mercury Train Locomotive Cowling - HO - Rivarossi 3d printed NYC Mercury locomotive and tender 3D model rendering – wheels and tender not included
Mercury Train Locomotive Cowling - HO - Rivarossi 3d printed NYC Mercury locomotive and tender 3D model rendering – wheels and tender not included

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Mercury Train Locomotive Cowling - HO - Rivarossi 3d printed NYC Mercury locomotive and tender 3D model rendering – wheels and tender not included
Mercury Train Locomotive Cowling - HO - Rivarossi 3d printed NYC Mercury locomotive and tender 3D model rendering – wheels and tender not included

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Mercury Train Locomotive Cowling - HO - Rivarossi 3d printed NYC Mercury locomotive cowling
Mercury Train Locomotive Cowling - HO - Rivarossi 3d printed NYC Mercury locomotive cowling

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Mercury Train Locomotive Cowling - HO - Rivarossi

$145.15
3D printed in matte translucent plastic that showcases fine and intricate details.
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Product Description
New York Central's Mercury Train.  Introduced in 1936, it initially ran between Cleveland and Detroit, and was met with great fanfare up and down its route and promoted as the "Train of Tomorrow"

 The famous industrial designer Henry Dreyfus designed this streamlined locomotive cowling to cover the work horse passenger steam locomotive of its day, the K5 Pacific (4-6-2).  And the immediate sensation that this train attracted – helped usher in the streamline era of passenger train travel.  

 This New York Central System train ran between Cleveland and Detroit and eventually onto Chicago from the late depression years and for the next twenty years.  This streamlined design help influence the design of all passenger steam, electric and diesel locomotives for years to come.

 Available from shapeways, this locomotive shell was modeled from drawings acquired from the New York Central System Historical Society and is available in HO scale (1:87) in a variety of materials.  This shell is designed to fit over a HO scale motorized steam locomotive base unit.  These base units may come in variety of forms so the interior of this shell is mostly open to accommodate this - with 0.05” walls.  Some mounting tabs were added near the cab of the shell to accommodate a Rivarossi K4   Locomotive.  These tabs can be cut off if needed for your own specific locomotive model.  Other modification may be needed for your specific needs.  However, if specific details and mounts are desired to be added in a printed 3D model please make contact.  Also, a more detailed model of the base locomotive, the K5 Pacific (4-6-2), the tender, its cars from the original 1936 train set are in various stages of modeling will be available soon or by request.

 All models can be modified for specific needs and at reasonable prices, please make contact for details and estimates.    



            
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NYC Mercury Train Locomotive Cowling HO Scale for
NYC Mercury locomotive cowling
Dimensions:
3.86 x 5.01 x 18.45 cm
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1.52 x 1.97 x 7.27 inches
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