Gauge H0 - Article No. 46119


Prototype: Henschel "Klima" design snowplow for the German Federal Railroad (DB).

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Article No. 46119
Gauge / Design type H0 / 1:87
Kind Miscellaneous
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  • Product description

    Model: There is a clear view through the operator's cab. The side plow blades can be folded. The ladders are metal. Separately applied air reservoir and lines. The work light is functional and can be switched off with a slide switch. Length 11.7 cm / 4-5/8".

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  • Publications

    - Product programme 2002 / 2003 - Product programme 2003/2004 - Product programme 2005 - Product programme 2006
  • Prototype information

    In the course of railroad history there have been many attempts to equip locomotives with snowplow blades. Usually these aids fail with snow depths greater than 40 cm or 16". The Austrian railroader Rudolf Klima was the first to make a breakthrough with the snowplows named after him. With an adjustable plow blade and moveable side wings, these plows were quite effective in snow depths up to 1.50 meters or 59 inches. In 1929, the German State Railroad purchased its first Klima plows. The firm of Henschel in Kassel acquired the license to build them in 1931. 250 units were built in different designs, and the DB acquired about 100 units. Additional Klima snow plows were ordered right up to 1964.


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