Kato EMD F7B Santa Fe Locomotive, AT&SF. Kato USA N Scale Model Trains, Great Northern Railway Diesel Electric. The n gauge Kato USA 176-2121 Santa Fe F7b loco is a model of the EMD F-Unit and is probably the most recognized diesel loco in North American History. It was found on railroads from East to West & North to South. The EMD F7 was a 1500 hp multi-purpose loco & in passenger service would be equipped with steam generators to service the trailing cars. The Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad used F7 locomotives on its premier passenger trains, such as the super chief and the El Capitan, often running them in groups of four in ABBA Configuration to maximize speed & running efficiency. Kato Precision Railroad Models, Sekisui Kinzoku Co Ltd, is a Japanese manufacturer of n scale model railroad equipment. Kato was established in 1957 & is based in Tokyo, Japan and in 1986 Kato USA was established. Due to the high quality of their train models Kato is one of the leading n scale model train manufacturers. Kato manufactures n scale train models based on Japanese, North American prototypes & European high speed trains. The establishment of the brand Hobby-Train more than 20 years ago is strongly connected with the development of Kato, Hobby-Train / Lemke is a representative and importer of Kato n scale in Europe. Kato Lemke models are manufactured in Japan by Kato for Lemke in Germany. Working with Kato & other model producers Hobby-Train / Lemke fulfils the wishes of their model train collectors with the main focus on German, Austrian & Swiss model prototypes. As well as manufacturing n scale locomotives, Kato also have a unique modular track system, Unitrack, this takes very little time to put together whether permanent or temporary, always the same result, an almost instant sturdy operational model railway enabling you more time for modelling n scale scenery and buildings. Having the Unitrack ballasted, with an integral roadbed, allows for the possibility to create scenic boards, as any of your chosen model railway displays will always be the same shape each time created, giving flexibility and choice along with easier storage if your creation has to be put away. Because the Kato system is already ballasted it has great stability along with superior connectivity thanks to their Unijoiner concept. Simple plug and play for all N scale modelers young or old. The Kato model railway system is immense, with every conceivable railway layout catered for and is compatible with all other N gauge Usa, European and Japanese N scale locomotives and train rolling stock such as Fleischmann, Minitrix, Peco, Graham Farish and Dapol. N Scale 1:160 model Trains by Kato Usa, Kato Japan, Hobby-Train & Kato Lemke, N Gauge American Outline Trains.
Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad. EMD F7B Locomotive Santa Fe 300. Kato USA N Scale 176-2211.