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New Member
Hello Folks,
I have been trying to ferret out information about BLI's version of this 4-8-4 locomotive. It's as though the engine never existed. IT DOES EXIST.
I am interested in its features AND the BLI Operator's Manual issued for it.
Any help??????

D&J RailRoad

Professor of HO
I looked on the Broadway Limited web page and I didn't see anything for Great Northern. They have the AT&SF Northern but not in the S-2.


New Member
Hello Tootie,
BLI announced the ESU version in their 2006 catalogue, under the Precision Scale Model label. This was to have been a diecast chassis w/an ABS shell. This model has still never been produced. The model I refer to had already been produced, by the time the aborted PSM model was announced.


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Yes, I did come across an old thread from this forum that said the PSM was still only in the pre-order stage in '08, so I guessed it may have not gone ahead. Looks like you'll have to put a search in on every for sale and auction site in the hope one turns up.

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