However, diesels eventually won out for lower maintenance and other operational costs. $26.99 shipping. Were the Norfolk & Western Y6-class 2-8-8-2's (and other big Mallets) especially slippery, that is, given too much pulling power for their weight? The industry leader in premium sound-equipped HO & N scale Model Trains. Travel. Norfolk and Western Y6b. Great railroad - I have three of these beasts although one has a bit of damage (missing bell) but this one is in good condition and no faults noted. (O. Winston Link photo) April 2020. They were used generally for freight service on the N&W, even on time freights (which is unusual work for a Mallet). Bachmann Spectrum HO Scale Norfolk & Western HWT (4 cars) NEW. ... BLI-2570 N&W Y6b 2-8-8-2, #2196, with 22I tender, modern bell, Paragon2 Sound/DC/DCC, HO. We have had to rent storage space, and we need to move some of our older products to . This is part 2 of 2 videos. Nov 30, 2015 - Norfolk and Western Y6b 2189 - Google Search The only successful steam locomotives that developed somewhat more tractive effort, the Virginian AE class 2-10-10-2s, pulle… broscolotos moved Norfolk Western Y6B lower Riggs64 renamed Norfolk Western Y6B (from y6b) broscolotos moved y6b lower broscolotos. The Norfolk & Western's fleet of Class Y 2-8-8-2's included a very large roster of compound Mallets it first put into service in 1912. In 2014, the museum agreed to lease the locomotive to Norfolk Southern and the Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke, Virginia, in return for an EMD FT B unit. Sound Depot > Locomotives > Norfolk & Western 2156 Y6B. By comparison, the Union Pacific Big Boy locomotives developed 135,375 pounds-force (602.2 kN) of tractive effort. On May 31, 2015, 2156 was reunited with N&W Class A No. I love the Norfolk and Western railroad - their mallets like this Y6b pulled miles of coal wagons - miles!! It would be the last American mainline steam locomotive and would ride the rails of the nation's last Class I steam railroad. The Norfolk & Western Railway built it in 1942 at its Roanoke Shops in Roanoke, Virginia as a member of the Norfolk & Western's Y6a class. Posted by ROBERT E KRONE on Monday, April 6, 2020 11:43 AM A good friend of mine, Robert H. (Punchy) Powell, had worked at Roanoke for the Norfolk and Western's sales office in the early 1950's. Funktionen wurden geprüft. Beginning with its class Y2 in 1912, the N&W spent 40 years building and operating 2-8-8-2 articulated compound steam locomotives. Description. #1542. As the deadline passed, no. The prototype. Norfolk and Western Y6b. The tests indicated that fuel costs and similar items were roughly the same, and the test was considered a tie. Please Note: Several items are marked down. broscolotos moved Norfolk Western Y6B lower Riggs64 renamed Norfolk Western Y6B (from y6b) broscolotos moved y6b lower broscolotos. Dec 7, 2013 - N&W Class Y6b 2174 at Auville / Iaeger, WV- 1959. Rivarossi HO Norfolk and Western Mallet Y6B Locomotive and Tender #2178 W/Box. [6] On May 9–12, 2015, the locomotive was towed to its temporary home. Lionel O scale Norfolk and Western Y6b converted to .....2 rail. It was retired from regular rail service in July 1959, and is now owned by the Museum of Transportation in St. Louis, Missouri. Original box included. Realistic Professionaly light weathered from color photographs. The Y6b was known as the “workhorse” of the Norfolk & Western Railway and is arguably the ultimate evolution of the Mallet (Malley) type. This item has been graded per TCA standards C-6: Very Good. When diesel locomotives took over the mainline steam operations, the Y6-type locomotives spent their last two years mostly on mine and other coal-field runs. However, what i have not seen is any Norfolk and Western locos and routes. This is a Rivarossi 1593 HO Norfolk and Western Mallet Y6B Locomotive and Tender. Condition: Used “ Please review photos carefully, this item may be missing small pieces. The Mallet style of articulated locomotive reused the exhaust steam from the rear cylinders to power the front cylinders. In 1952, locomotive #2200, a Y6b class 2-8-8-2, rolled out of the Norfolk & Western Railway's Roanoke Shops. Rivarossi H0 - 1238 - Dampflokomotive mit Tender - Cl Y6b "Mallet" der Norfolk & Western RR - (4248) - Norfolk and Western Betriebsnummer: 2197 In hervorragendem Zustand, in OVP Wunderschönes Modell Getestet und funktionsfähig Bilder sind Teil der Beschreibung. Subscribe. This locomotive is untested. 611 as N&W's "The Big Three".[7][8]. Norfolk & Western 2156 is the sole survivor of the railroad's Y5, Y6, Y6a, and Y6b classes (in final form referred to as the "Improved Y5/Y6 class"). Rivarossi mallet 2-8-8-2 HO carrello posteriore . 2174 was quickly cut up, and so no Y6b's were saved for posterity. The initial variants, essentially experimentals, were not well received and quickly scrapped. N&W Railway Company Photo. NWHS NG100267-Negative. 19 items. Ho Train Engines N Scale Model Trains Rail Car Ho Trains Train … Power type: Steam Builder: N&W's Roanoke Shops Serial number: 317 Build date: March 19, 1942 Configuration: 2-8 … Atlas #9280 HO scale “Norfolk &Western” U28B with DCC Rd. There are a few scratches and nicks. In 2014, the museum leased it for five years to the Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke, Virginia. save on space! Zollabfertigungsservice und internationale Sendungsverfolgung eingeschlossen. Feb 14, 2016 - This board is for my Facebook page titled "The Lost Mallets Of Roanoke" about some of the last Norfolk and Western Y6 type 2-8-8-2's that survived the scraper's torch into the late 1970s. No. MSRP: $549.99. Total Price. See more ideas about norfolk, steam trains, steam locomotive. $42.01. EUR 170,73. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Tweet << Browse other Locomotives & Sound Projects in the Sound Depot. Subscribe. It arrived back at the St. Louis Museum of Transportation on June 15, 2020. Subscribed. Rivarossi HO Norfolk and Western Mallet Y6B Locomotive and Tender #2174. The #2174 and #2143 along with their sister, Y6b class #2189, were retired in Bluefield, West Virginia and were sold to the United Scrap Iron & Metal Company in Roanoke, Virginia where they would lay neglected until 1976. Features include motor, plastic construction, plastic trucks, metal side rods, metal wheels, and plastic couplers. In 1959, it was sold to the Virginia Scrap Iron & Metal Co., Inc, but was rescued from that yard many years later. 11 bids. Das … Features include motor, plastic construction, plastic trucks, metal side rods, metal wheels, and plastic couplers. Congratulations! Norfolk and Western Historical Society • PO Box 13908 • Roanoke, VA 24038 . One can only imagine how loud it must have been on Y6b #2173 at 300 PSI. Coal traffic was N&W's largest source of revenue, and it had arguably the most modern and efficient steam locomotives of any major U.S. railroad. shipping. Norfolk and Western Y6B 2171. The Norfolk & Western Y6b class was the most efficient group of steam locomotives ever built, they produced more tractive effort per pound than any other locomotive built including the C&O H-8 and the Union Pacific 'Big Boy', it was somewhat unique in that it was designed and built by the railroad that used it. For sale: Kohs 2 rail O Scale Norfolk & Western Y6b and auxiliary water tender in new condition. It is #71 in a series of 100. This gave the Mallet type great power while also being very economical to run. Locomotive Wiki is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. Preordering is highly recommended. Asking pric Accordingly, N&W resisted conversion from coal-burning steam locomotives to oil-burning diesels longer than most. North America Travel. Aus Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika. Starting bid: US $9.99. #1542. The original box is included. Add to Cart. $15.74 shipping. This engine is equipped with DCC. Y6b 2190, only 9 1/2 years old, was assigned to one of the mine runs out of Williamson, WV, the last place where steam was rostered on N&W. Subscribe. Start Free Trial or Sign In to see what it's worth. The only successful steam locomotives that developed somewhat more tractive effort, the Virginian AE class 2-10-10-2s, pulled trains at about 8 mph (13 km/h), while the N&W Y6's regularly pulled trains 50 mph (80 km/h), and some anecdotal evidence exists that they pulled trains up to 63 mph (101 km/h). In July 1959, N&W donated 2156 to the St. Louis Museum of Transportation. EUR 35,00 . Actions. This engine is equipped with DCC. Norfolk an Western Y6b HO 2 8 8 2 steam locomotive. Details about RIVAROSSI HO Norfolk And Western Y6b Mallet Steam Power See original listing. The museum cosmetically restored the locomotive in 1985. Add to Cart. broscolotos attached y4jml4et.jpeg to y6b. Die Fotos sind ein integraler Bestandteil der Beschreibung. It was towed from St. Louis to Roanoke on May 10, 2015 and towed back to St. Louis on June 10, 2020. When she returned that day, diesels were waiting to replace her. $179.95. Nov 12, 2020 - Explore Robert Thompson's board "Norfolk and Western RR", followed by 2174 people on Pinterest. West Virginia .. Pricing & History. The rest of the class was scrapped between 1958 and 1961. Description. See more ideas about roanoke, norfolk, westerns. We have had to rent storage space, and we need to move some of our older products to . Starting with locomotive no. Betriebsnummer: 2197 In hervorragendem Zustand mit OVP und Heft. Limited run production quantities. 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