Enjoy GS-4 with different coloring!
--28 GS-4s were produced between 1941 and 1942 during World War II.
――GS has two meanings, `Golden State` (nickname of Golden State California) and` General Service` (general service).
--There are locomotives from GS-1 to GS-6, and GS-4 is the 4th generation locomotive.
――The GS-4 played an active role by towing named trains such as the West Coast daytime limited express train [Morning Daylight], which the Southern Pacific Railway is proud of [the most beautiful train in the world].
――The maximum speed was 177km / h, but the maximum speed was limited to 121km / h, and the 18-car train Daylight was running at an average speed of 113km / h.
--During the war and in the post-war years, some locomotives on the GS-4 were painted black, but in 1948 they were all repainted with daylight paint.
――In the latter years, most of the locomotives were painted black again and were active in towing freight trains, but all locomotives retired after the operation in 1958.
--The GS-4 # 44 49, which will be released by KATO, is the only existing GS-4 locomotive that was restored in 1975.
--Mars Light warns that the train is approaching a railroad crossing due to the large amount of fog on the west coast of the United States.
――The GS-4 has two headlights on the top and bottom, the top is a Mars light (warning light) and the bottom is the main light.
――In the model, the upper headlight blinks at a constant rhythm, imitating Mars Light.
--Front license plate and side pick-up-The plate lights up.
-The side license plates of # 4433 and # 4445 are installed in the center of the boiler. (# 4454 is in front of the boiler)
--Reproduce the skyline casing on the top of the boiler, the # 4433 and # 4445 tenders have a large [SOUTHEN PACIFIC] logo, and the # 4454 has a small [SOUTHERN PACIFIC LINES] logo on the red belt above the tender.
--Knuckle coupler standard equipment (long shank knuckle coupler included), DCC friendly.
――This time, as a hobby center Kato treatment, assuming the era when you were towing cargo etc. in later years, 2 types of Postwar Black (# 4433, 4445) and SP Lines # 4449 with different car numbers scheduled to be released from KATO Lines # 4454 (daylight painting) will be on sale.
( This is a machine translation. Please allow for possible misinterpretations in the text. )