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Paragon2(TM) Series
Diesel Baldwin Centipede
Limited Run

Baldwin produced the famous "Centipede" diesel locomotives during 1945-48, and sold them to three railroads (SAL, NdeM, and PRR). The Centipedes were very large, 91 1/2 feet long, for single units as operated on SAL and NdM, and 183 feet long for semi-permanently coupled pairs as operated on the PRR. Each unit contained two 1500 horsepower diesel motors, so a pair contained four motors and totaled 6000 horsepower. Centipedes were heavy, totaling 1,200,000 pounds (1.2 million) for a pair, with more than 800,000 of those pounds carried by the 16 drivers. (Some content excerpted from the WWW). These spectacular diesel locomotives are a MUST-HAVE for an Pennsy diesel modeler as well as anyone who wants to showcase unique, premium quality on his layout. Don't miss these limited run diesel gems. Preorder today.

Broadway Limited Imports is proud to introduce Paragon2: The new benchmark for premium HO sound-equipped locomotives. These DC and DCC-Sound equipped locomotives feature the ALL-NEW Paragon2 sound and control system. Each Paragon2 locomotive comes with BLI's own integral DCC Decoder factory installed. Paragon2 locomotives offer Dual Mode DC and DCC operation with: superb back EMF motor control in DC and DCC, recordable DCC operation for automated playback, the same detail level as the original Paragon Series, and the familiar sturdy maroon box!

Industry-Leading Features OVERVIEW:

  • Both Units: Feature the ALL-NEW Paragon2 SOUND & Control System
  • Both Units: Integral DCC Decoder with Back EMF for Industry Best Slow Speed Operation in DC and DCC
  • Both Units: Precision Drive Mechanism engineered for continuous heavy load towing and smooth slow speed operation
  • Both Units: 5-Pole Can Motor with Skew Wound Armature
  • Premium Caliber Painting with Authentic Paint Schemes
  • Prototypical Light Operation with Golden White LED Headlight
  • Operating Metal Knuckle Couplers
  • Factory Installed Engineer and Firemen Figures
  • Near-Brass Caliber Detail at a Plastic Price
  • Minimum radius: 22” radius or greater recommended.
  • For full details, visit www.broadway-limited.com on the web

Industry-Leading SOUND Features:

  • Operates in DC & DCC (use DCMaster for DC Sound)
  • Auto Pilot (ATS) - Records and plays back sound and movement for automatic operation (Macro Operation)
  • 16-bit Sample Rate for exceptional high frequency sound clarity
  • Playback Whistle for multiple whistle lengths and patterns
  • Choice of 3 selectable Whistles / Horns
  • Alternate Whistle / Horn where applicable for locomotive with air horn and steam whistle - both the main whistle and alternate can be easily played
  • Adjustable bell ringing interval for faster or slower bell
  • Numerous user-mappable functions with available keys
  • Passenger Station Ambient Sounds - Controlled with Function Key
  • Freight Yard Ambient Sounds - Controlled with Function Key
  • Lumber Yard Ambient Sounds - Controlled with Function Key
  • Farm Ambient Sounds - Controlled with Function Key
  • Crew Radio Communications - Controlled with Function Key
  • Maintenance Yard Ambient Sounds - Controlled with Function Key
  • Demo Mode for display and demonstrations
  • Grade Crossing Automatic Signal
  • 8 Diesel Motor Revs (Diesel Only)
  • Simple Programming with Integral DCC Decoder
  • Automatic Forward / Reverse Signal - When activated, stopping triggers and stop whistle toot. When moving forward from a stopped position, toots twice. When moving in reverse. toots three times.
  • Engine sound intensity varies with load
  • Individually adjustable sound volumes for each effect
  • EZ Reset Button for quick return to factory default settings

**Specifications on this page subject to change.


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187-2085
Paragon2(TM) Series Diesel Baldwin Centipede A-A Set Powered w/Sound DC/DCC
Pennsylvania #5831/5819 (Brunswick Green, Buff Lettering, Single Stripe Freight Scheme )

Retail $499.99

Discount Price $399.99

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187-2086
Paragon2(TM) Series Diesel Baldwin Centipede A Unit Powered w/Sound DC/DCC
Seaboard Air Line #4507 (Freight Scheme)

Retail $299.99

Discount Price $239.99

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187-2087
Paragon2(TM) Series Diesel Baldwin Centipede A Unit Powered w/Sound DC/DCC
Seaboard Air Line #4510 (Freight Scheme)

Retail $299.99

Discount Price $239.99

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187-2092
Paragon2(TM) Series Diesel Baldwin Centipede A-A Set Powered w/Sound DC/DCC
Pennsylvania #5830/5818 (Brunswick Green, Buff Lettering, Single Stripe Freight Scheme )

Retail $499.99

Discount Price $399.99

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Ships Same/Next Day