Bowser has announced a run of their HO scale Baldwin RS-12 in their Executive Line which includes the PRR road name.
The Baldwin RS-12 railroad locomotive was a 1,200 hp (895 kW) diesel-electric road-switcher configured with an AAR type B-B wheel arrangement. It was the follow-on model to the 1,000 hp DRS-4-4-1000, first introduced in 1948. It was more successful than its predecessor selling 50 units to eight railroads, versus 22 units to three railroads. Only one railroad, The Pennsylvania Railroad bought both models.
The Pennsy bought the units in 1951 and, depending on options, classed them as BS12am or BS12ams.
The models feature: air hoses, windshield wipers, grab irons, coupler lift bars, operating headlight, window glass, can motor, flywheels, nickel silver wheels with RP25 flanges and knuckle couplers. Analog (DC) version features NMRA 8 & 21 pin plug for DCC, DCC/Sound version features LokSound Select Dual-Mode decoder which allows locomotive to be used on DC as well as on DCC layouts.
MSRP $199.95; with Sound $299.95.
Pre orders Due April 25, 2014; Delivery November, 2014.
RS-12 - PRR w/antenna
#24098 Cab #8776
#24099 Cab #8975
#24100 Cab #8776 w/DCC/LokSound
#24101 Cab #8975 w/DCC/LokSound