USATC S160 No.2415

Part of the collection


Livery- Dark grey (matt) with U.S.A. on tender.

Manufacturer- ALCO – Schenectady – 1943

Shed allocation and region- Crewe South (5B) – LMS

Date of model- June 1943

Tooling variations-

  • Standard lamp irons
  • Straight strap smokebox door
  • Westinghouse air pump
  • Pipework mounted behind chimney
  • Straight running boards
  • Right hand drive with pole reverser and original pattern firehole door
  • Standard wartime tender
  • Boiler-mounted ejector pipe fitted

To watch our video illustrating these tooling variations, click on the play button in the image gallery.

SKU926002 : DCC Ready
926502 : DCC Sound Fitted
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SKU: 926002-Base Category:


The London, Midland and Scottish Railway took delivery of a total of 50 locomotives. The engines were concentrated on a small number of sheds including Shrewsbury (4A), Crewe South (5B), Mold Junction (6B) and Toton (18A). As a result, they saw restricted usage on parts of the LMS network, mostly working on the Southern sections.

No.2415 was a standard American Locomotive Company (ALCO) engine and has been depicted in wartime condition. It was subsequently sent to Germany and worked from the Koblenz-Lutzel shed, before finally moving to Hungary with MAV and becoming 411.290.

Each model features factory-fitted speakers in the smokebox and tender, dual LED firebox glow with  dynamic fire draw effect, a large twin flywheel motor, detachable loco and tender connections, pickups on all driving and tender wheels alongside a tender mounted 21-pin DCC decoder socket. DCC Sound versions will be fitted with an ESU LokSound5 decoder and our own sound project.

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