Bowser 24110 California Western Bicentenial RS-12 Diesel Locomotive #55

Reg Price: $199.99
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This is Bowser 24110 RS-12 CWR Bicentennial 55. Executive Line Baldwin RS12, standard DC. California Western #55 (Bicentennial, red, white, blue). The RS12 was the final road switcher Baldwin would produce and was designed to replace the earlier DRS-4-4-1000 albeit with a bit more horsepower. Unfortunately, the locomotive found little success although it did sell about twice as many examples and to more railroads than its predecessor. One reason the model sold poorly was that Baldwin already cataloged three other, more powerful road switcher models: the AS16, AS416, and AS616. At the time the then Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton Corporation (BLH) was concentrating much more seriously on being a prominent diesel locomotive manufacturer although its parent Westinghouse decided to exit the market in the mid-1950s, ironically during a time when the builder was seeing record sales.

Its key features are:
Air hoses
Windshield wipers
Grab irons
Coupler lift bars
Operating headlight
Window glass
Can motor
Flywheels
Nickel silver wheels with RP25 flanges
Knuckle couplers
Ready to run
Analog (DC) version features NMRA 21 pin plug for DCC

Condition: Factory New (C-9)
Operational Status: Functional
Original Box: Yes (P-9)

Manufacturer: Bowser
Model Number: 24110
MSRP: $199.99

Scale/Era: HO Modern
Model Type: Diesel Loco


The Trainz SKU for this item is P12107100.


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