Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 44 heavy freight locomotive. Version with oil firing and Witte smoke deflectors. The locomotive looks as it did around 1967.
Model: The locomotive has an mfx digital decoder, controlled high-efficiency propulsion, a Telex coupler on the tender, and a sound effects generator with many functions. 5 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive's frame is articulated to enable the locomotive to negotiate sharp curves. The headlights will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The locomotive is ready for installation of the 7226 generator. The close coupling between the locomotive and the tender is adjustable. There is an NEM coupler pocket on the front of the locomotive. Protective tubes for the piston rods can be installed on the locomotive. Length over the buffers 26.0 / 26.2 cm / 10-1/4" / 10-5/16".