49570 - Steam Crane Ardelt 57t DB (HO SCALE) *3 RAIL AC*
Ardelt 57 Metric Ton Steam Crane
Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) 6-axle railroad rotary crane car with Ardelt system steam propulsion with a lifting capacity of 57 metric tons, with a crane tender car (converted from a type Rms Stuttgart car) and an equipment car. "Bottle Green" paint scheme for the steam crane. Road number "München 6664". The cars look as they did around 1958.
- Steam crane car completely new tooling constructed chiefly of metal.
- DCC/mfx digital decoder with extensive sound functions included.
- Crane superstructure with its boom can be rotated 360°.
- Boom can be raised and lowered by means of a pulley.
- Main hook can be raised and lowered by means of a pulley.
- Cab lighting.
- Two working floodlights.
- Built-in smoke unit.
- New tooling for the crane tender car.
Model: The crane car has an mfx+ digital decoder and sound functions.
The crane superstructure with its boom can be rotated 360° on the ring gear.
The boom can be raised and lowered by means of a pulley.
The main hook made of metal can be raised and lowered by means of a pulley.
The crane cab lighting can be controlled digitally.
Two floodlights on the boom can be controlled digitally.
LEDs are used for the lighting.
The crane car has a built-in smoke unit that can be controlled digitally.
4 support arms can be swung out manually and they can be positioned with spindles on the bases included with the crane car.
The smokestack with a smoke hood can be removed or installed.
A counterweight made of metal can be partially removed and placed on the buffer attachment.
The crane car has a 6-axle car frame and a crane housing constructed of metal.
There is a stake car (converted from a type Rms Stuttgart car) with a guide block as a crane tender car.
A former Association Design type G car with end area reinforcement and without a hand brake functions as an equipment car.
The minimum radius for operation is 437.5 mm / 17-1/4"
Total length over the buffers approximately 36,6 cm / 14-1/2".
DC version available in Trix 23057