Kato: has announced new Mikado's in CB&Q and undec. Read the
news carefully these enginer will be built (you do not need to
assemble the grab irons and details). The Engine will have a
semi-automatic coupler on the front so you can double head the
We will have special pricing on all pre-booked orders (placed
before May 1st) of $139.95
Our N scale Mikado has received an upgrade! All detail parts now
come fully installed, and a new functional front coupler has been
added to allow double heading capability.
We are happy to announce the rerelease of our N scale USRA 2-8-2
Heavy Mikado in both Chicago, Burlington & Quincy and
Undecorated paint schemes. The CB&Q Mikados have a brand new
road number, while both locomotives will have all of their detail
parts factory installed and a semi-automatic knuckle coupler which
will allow double heading the units. Please note, however, that
these units are not DCC ready.
About the CB&Q USRA 2-8-2 Heavy Mikado:
The CB&Q, a Midwest railroad with lines running from Chicago
northwest to Minneapolis/St. Paul and Chicago west to Denver, could
never seem to get enough steam power to cover the wartime traffic
and was assigned 15 Heavy Mikados by the USRA in 1919, Mikados
which continued to perform long into the diesel era.
New semi-automatic front coupler for double heading capability
Detail parts (with the exception of coupler trip pins) are factory
Prototypical side rod motion
Wheels can be upgraded with traction tires (Item 11-604) for
increased pulling power
Kato's N Scale USRA 2-8-2 Heavy Mikados now come with all the
handrails, bells, and whistles* factory installed. Working side
rods complete the realistic look and motion of this superb
* Literally referring to bell and whistle detail parts.