Pre-wired for interior lighting, but light bar not installed. Baggie with grab irons for installation by modeler enclosed.Special collector's first edition sleeve around box included. A Necessary Addition to the Twin Cities Hiawatha. 10 Authentic Milwaukee Road Cars PROTO 2000 E7 Diesels Based on 1955 "Twin Cities Hiawatha" Correct 8' Wheelbase Nystrom Trucks (GSC 6-Wheel Trucks on Superdome) Car Name & Number Decals Superb Detail Inside & Out Authentic Laser-Sharp Paint & Lettering Die Cast PROTO Max(TM) Knuckle Couplers Produced Especially for Walthers 75th Anniversary (2008) From 1935 on, the name Hiawatha symbolized the fastest and best the Milwaukee Road had to offer. As the original Chicago-Minneapolis trains grew in popularity, the road built all-new Hiawatha streamliners to serve Midwestern and Pacific Northwest destinations. The entire fleet was refitted in 1948 with 153 new lightweight cars and in 1952, the Milwaukee revolutionized its luxury service with full-length Super Dome cars.
Now, these great trains are rolling once again, as Walthers celebrates its 75th Anniversary with a complete series of Hiawatha equipment in HO Scale. Based on a typical Twin Cities Hiawatha consist of 1955, this amazing new collection features 10 authentic Milwaukee cars, including two different coaches, a parlor, tap-lounge, diner, Railway Post Office, two styles of express cars, and the signature Skytop and Super Dome cars.
Available for the first time in plastic with all the standard features of Walthers passenger cars, they're handsomely painted and lettered, and include number and name decals to model a complete consist. The item "Walthers Collector's Edition Milw Rd 1955 TWIN CITIES HIAWATHA 10-Car Set withSlvs" is in sale since Friday, May 7, 2021.
This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Model Railroads & Trains\HO Scale\Passenger Cars". The seller is "martyho" and is located in Carmel, Indiana. This item can be shipped worldwide.