BR 45 DB | Gauge H0 - Article No. 37452

Heavy Steam Locomotive with a Tender.

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 45 heavy freight locomotive. Used for the Göttingen Locomotive Experiment Institute (LVA). Road number 45 004 from photographs by Carl Bellingrodt around 1951.

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Heavy Steam Locomotive with a Tender.
Heavy Steam Locomotive with a Tender.

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Article No. 37452
Gauge / Design type H0 / 1:87
Kind Steam Locomotives
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  • "Carl-Bellingrodt-Edition 2".
  • A suitable collector's display case for each model in the edition.
  • Controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a can motor with a bell-shaped armature.
  • Light functions: headlights, fire box.
  • Sound functions: steam locomotive sounds from 3 cylinders, whistle, brakes, air, steam, coal...
  • Super detailing.
  • Product description

    Model: The locomotive has an mfx digital decoder, controlled high-efficiency propulsion, and a sound effects generator. It also has a powerful can motor with a bell-shaped armature, built into the boiler. 5 axles powered, traction tires. The locomotive is ready for installation of the 7226 generator. The headlights and the smoke generator contact will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. Flickering light from the fire box and additional operating sounds can be controlled with Märklin Systems. The tender is constructed of metal and a close coupling connection to the locomotive. The locomotive has a reproduction of the internal cylinder. It also has numerous separately applied lines and grab irons.
    Length over the buffers 29.5 cm / 11-5/8".

    A suitable collector's display case made of wood and glass, with a reproduction of a prototype photograph from the master as a background in the display case, is included.

    In Honor of the Old Master. Carl Bellingrodt, born April 7, 1897 in Cologne, was undoubtedly one of the most famous German railroad photographers. He began to photograph various subjects as early as before World War I, but soon specialized in landscapes and above all railroad photography. Although he was a government official and pursued photography as a hobby, he amassed more than 30,000 images over the course of his activity, and many of them rank among the classic masterpieces. In addition to his systematically generated groups of images of entire classes of locomotives, his images of the railroad in a landscape as well as his extremely dense photographs of stations with their typical environment achieved near cult status. In this manner Carl Bellingrodt set the style for many other railroad photographers, many of whom still make the pilgrimage to the beloved "Bellingrodt photography sites" in order to photograph the trains of our time in the classic perspective of the old master. Märklin is planning a special five-part series of sought after H0 models in memory of this railroad photograph pioneer, who died on September 24, 1971 in Wuppertal and who will certainly live on in the memory of many people for a long time. One locomotive per year will be produced as a limited series in exquisite detailing and with premium technical features. Each of these models will be delivered with a decorated display case with the Bellingrodt photograph of the locomotive in question mounted on the back wall of the case. In front of this in the lower part of the case is a glass display floor on which the model can be attractively presented. This will allow a direct comparison between the Bellingrodt photograph of the prototype locomotive and the exquisite reproduction as a model. The glass front wall offers effective protection against dust.

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    One-time edition in a limited series (model 2 of 5).

  • Publications

    - Product programme 2007/2008 - New items brochure 2007
  • Digital Functions

    Control Unit Mobile Station Mobile Station 2 Central Station 1/2 Central Station 3/2*
    Mobile Station 2**
    Smoke generator contact
    Locomotive whistle
    Steam locomotive op. sounds
    Direct control
    Air Pump
    Flickering Light in Fire Box
    Sound of squealing brakes off
    Whistle for switching maneuver
    Letting off Steam
    Sound of coal being shoveled
    Grate Shaken

    * New features of the Central Station 2 (Part No. 60213, 60214 or 60215) with the software update 4.2

    ** New features of the Mobile Station 2 (Part No. 60657/66955) with the Software Update 3.55


ATTENTION: not for children under 3 years