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USRA Light Mikado 2-8-2



History:  Light Mikados had 26" by 30" cylinders, 63" drivers, and 200 pounds of pressure. The original models weighed 290,800 pounds and had tractive force of 54,600 pounds. It cost $53,600. Starting in 1918, 1266 light mikados were built. More than 50 different railroads used light Mikados. AC&Y, A&WP, ACL, AGS, B&O, C&A, CCCSL, C&EI, C&IM, CGW, CNR, CNOTP, GR&I, GT, GTW, KO&G, LE&W, L&HR, L&N, MC, MEC, MID VAL, M&O, MONON, NYC, OCAA, OSL, PRR, PM, P&WV, RI, RUT, SAL, SLSF, SOU, T&OC, C&O, D & TSL, FEC, GA, GM&O, MGA, MP, NCSL, NKP, NdeM, T&P, UP, WAB, WofA.

The Kit Includes:  Over 60 brass "Super Detail" parts.  In addition, the boiler & tender body have been pre-drilled to enable installation of all of the "Super Detail" parts.  No soldering is required.  All supderdetail parts may be glued to the zinc casting using your favorite glue (ACC, Goo, Ambroid, 2 part epoxy, etc.).

Part #DescriptionPrice
1-100830   USRA Lite Mikado Kit * n.a.

Kit Components and Replacement Parts:  The following parts are listed in order to identify parts in your kit or to replace parts that have been lost, damaged or simply worn out.  This is not a complete list of all of the individual parts available for this model - please call Bowser with your specific requirements if you cannot find the parts you need.  You may also use our on-line catalog to find parts by description.  Please note that part numbers with a price of "Call Us" may be part of an assembly and may not be available as a separate purchase item.
Part #DescriptionPrice
1-100831  Side Rod Kit, USRA Light Mike (included in Kit) * n.a.
1-100833  MiscellaneousKit, USRA Light Mike (included in Kit) * n.a.
1-100834  Lead Truck Kit, USRA Light Mike (included in Kit) * n.a.
1-100835   Valve Gear Kit, USRA Light Mike (included in Kit) * n.a.
1-100836   Casting Kit, USRA Light Mike (included in Kit) * n.a.
1-100837  Trailing Truck Kit, USRA Lite Mike (included in Kit) * n.a.
1-100838   Frame, Driver, Cyl USRA Lite Mike (included in Kit) * n.a.
1-100839  Parts Kit USRA Lite Mike (included in Kit) * n.a.
1-100840  Assembly Instructions (included in Kit) [also a 1.2Mb PDF] * n.a.
1-100841   USRA Lite Mike Mech for Cary Body * n.a.


  Prototype 
  Specifications
  Model
  Specifications
  
  Drivers 62" Spoke
  Power Bowser DC-71 motor
  Total Weight 1 lb. 12 oz.
  Total overall length 11 1/8"
  Height 2 1/16"
  Minimum Radius 18"


Brunswick Green Model w/Brass Super Detail Kit Installed
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Super Detailed Locomotive and Tender Built and Painted by Tony Wasilewski
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